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Gemalto first quarter 2017 revenue

April 28, 2017 | Business & Finance
  • Revenue at €651 million, lower by (6%) at historical exchange rates and (8%) at constant exchange rates
  • Slow start for Enterprise, Machine-to-Machine and Government Programs with acceleration expected in the second semester
  • In response to recent market developments, the Company

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China’s ‘Christmas Town’ Opens Doors to Middle East Migrants but Future Uncertain

April 25, 2017 | Business & Finance

As Europe and the United States crack down on migrants from the Middle East and Africa, China is welcoming those with money with the boomtown of Yiwu, known as "Christmas Town", luring business-savvy Syrians, Yemeni, Libyans and Iraqis.

Although China …

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China’s ‘Christmas Town’ Opens Doors to Middle East Migrants but Future Uncertain

April 25, 2017 | Business & Finance

As Europe and the United States crack down on migrants from the Middle East and Africa, China is welcoming those with money with the boomtown of Yiwu, known as "Christmas Town", luring business-savvy Syrians, Yemeni, Libyans and Iraqis.

Although China …

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Millions of Children in Restive Pakistani Province Lack Access to Education

April 24, 2017 | Business & Finance

Nine-year-old Fahad works at a tailor shop in Peshawar with his brother to provide for their family of 11, including his six brothers, two sisters and his parents.

Making just $20 a month, his job hinders him from going to …

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World Immunization Week: Vaccines No.1 Public Health Tool

April 23, 2017 | Business & Finance

Six years ago, 194 countries signed on to the Global Vaccine Action Plan, an international campaign to provide children and adults around the world with access to life-saving vaccines.

The goal of the program is to prevent millions of people …

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U.S. To Honor Deal To Take In Afghan, Iranian Refugees Held By Australia

April 22, 2017 | Business & Finance

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said the United States will honor a deal with Australia to take in refugees from Iran and Afghanistan that President Donald Trump at one time derided.

In a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister …

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Second Doctor Arrested in US Female Genital Mutilation Case

April 21, 2017 | Business & Finance

As they left Minnesota for Detroit in early February, the two 7-year-old girls were promised a "special girls' trip." But the story changed after they arrived at their hotel outside Detroit: They were going to see a doctor at a …

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3 Pakistani Women Confess to Killing Alleged Blasphemer

April 20, 2017 | Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD � Three armed sisters in central Pakistan reportedly have shot and killed a man accused of blasphemy 13 years ago, the latest incident of vigilante justice in a series of religiously motivated attacks.

Police on Thursday identified the slain …

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Few From West Drawn by China’s One Belt, One Road Conference

April 18, 2017 | Business & Finance

BEIJING �China announced Tuesday that 28 countries will send their heads of government to an international conference on the One Belt, One Road (or OBOR) program to be held next month in Beijing. However, only six G-20 countries are on …

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Referendum’s Mixed Reaction Reflects Turkey’s Key Role

April 17, 2017 | Business & Finance

Turkey's status as a bridge between East and West was clear and shaky after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan carved out a narrow victory in a referendum that raises questions about democracy's future in the country.

Erdogan's steady path toward authoritarian …

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1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to begin hunger strike on Monday

April 16, 2017 | Business & Finance

Jerusalem (IINA) � Chairman of the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission Issa Qaraqe said that more than 1,500 prisoners held in Israeli jails will launch an open-ended hunger strike on Monday.

Qaraqe considered the collective hunger strike as disobedience and …

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Death Toll From Massive US Bomb in Afghanistan Passes 90

April 15, 2017 | Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD � Afghan officials say the number of militants known to have been killed by a huge U.S. bomb Thursday has nearly tripled.

Officials say at least 92 militants died in the blast, up from 36 reported Friday. The area …

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