Archive for June 16th, 2012

Egypt votes to choose successor to Hosni Mubarak

June 16, 2012
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CAIRO (AP) — Faced with a choice between Hosni Mubarak‘s ex-prime minister and an Islamist candidate, Egyptians entered their latest round of elections in an atmosphere of suspicion, resignation and worry, voting in a presidential runoff that will mean the difference between installing a remnant of the old regime and bringing Islam into government.
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China’s first woman astronaut now in orbit

June 16, 2012
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JIUQUAN, China (Reuters) – China put its first woman into orbit on Saturday, one of three astronauts to attempt a critical space docking in the latest challenge for the country’s ambitious space programme.
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Goldman reshuffles management at merchant banking unit – WSJ

June 16, 2012
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(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group disclosed the departures of three senior executives from its merchant banking business in the latest top-level reshuffle at the firm, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Greek elections to keep tensions high

June 16, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Instead of backyard barbecues and beer, this Father’s Day could see many investors with their minds on Greece.
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