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Out of Nazareth: Growing Israeli Biotech Firm Receives Recognition

For Alpha Omega Co. USA Inc., winning the Eagle Star Award in June was a milestone for the Israeli company’s nearly 20-year journey to bring medical devices into the United States.

Personal Relationships Key to Business in Qatar

As Qatar invests billions of dollars in infrastructure and public works improvements for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the Middle Eastern country needs partners dedicated to long-term relationships

International Community: Immigration Reform a Necessity

Following the Supreme Court’s split June 25 ruling on Arizona’s tough immigration law, members of the international community in Atlanta are still sorting out legal ramifications of a similar Georgia law

Atlanta Key to Ireland’s Southeast Outreach

As an economic hub for the Southeast, Atlanta represents a key area for the Irish government’s efforts to boost trade and investment ties with the region, a legislative delegation told local business leaders June 25.

UPS Exec: Canada is Getting Trade Right

Business and government leaders in the United States can learn from their northern neighbor how to see beyond their traditional trading partners to reach a new wave of consumers in developing countries, a top United Parcel Service Inc.executive said June 21.

Political Football: Germany vs. Greece Deeper Than Match

Divided as sharply as negotiators in the European debt crisis talks, fans of Greece and Germany packed into a slammed Fados Irish Pub in Buckhead to watch the quarterfinal football game of Euro 2012.

Charter School Denies Audit Findings, Turkish Connections

The Fulton Science Academy Middle School, a charter school in Alpharetta, is refuting allegations that it improperly spent taxpayer dollars and is connected to a Turkish Islamic movement.

Georgia State Professor Receives Fulbright Grant

An assistant professor of criminal justice at Georgia State University has received a Fulbright Scholar grant to research and study in Bosnia-Herzegovina for a year. 

Kenyan Envoy Launches Savings-and-Loan Tour in Atlanta

Kenyan officials kicked off a nationwide educational campaign in Atlanta June 8 for savings and credit cooperatives targeting the Kenyan diaspora living in the United States.

First Lady of Niger Addresses Food and Water Issues

A day after CARE helped sponsor a summit May 21 in Atlanta on global and water issues, particularly in Africa, a new report has been released showing the intensifying food crisis in West Africa’s Sahel region.

Carter Center Improving Accountability of Congo Mines

The Carter Center is launching the third phase of a project designed to bring transparency to the mining industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the end of this summer.

Market Uncertainty Dominates Atlanta Wind Conference

Wind companies expect the domestic market to slow down until at least the second quarter of 2013 amid regulatory uncertainty as to whether the US Congress will extend its production tax credit for the industry. A bipartisan panel of politicians urged Congress to extend the credit, which expires at the end of this year, at […]

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