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2012-01-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This February, the Consulate General of Monaco and the Monaco Government Tourist Office in New York, with the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, invite lovers of the arts to experience the rich cultural heritage of the Principality, with Monaco takes US, a series of glamorous events on the east and west coasts to celebrate one of the world's most enchanting destinations. Centered on the US tour of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, under the Presidency...

2011-12-22 15:46:00

Mack Calls On Kennedy Yet Again To Stop Citizens Energy Pro Chavez Ad Campaign, Urges Kennedy To Back Keystone XL Pipeline To Help Meet America's Energy Needs Instead Of Relying On Terrorist-Supporting Chavez WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what has become an all too predictable pattern, former Massachusetts Congressman and Hugo Chavez sympathizer Joe Kennedy has once again launched television and radio advertisements praising Venezuela's socialist dictator,...

2011-11-18 09:04:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As we head into Thanksgiving there is something President Obama may be thankful for - slightly improving approval ratings. While still low, this month one-third of Americans (34%) give the President positive ratings for the overall job he is doing and two-thirds (66%) give him negative marks. This is just slightly up from last month's numbers of 33% positive and 67% negative, but they are the best ratings President Obama has seen since...

2011-10-26 09:32:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the pomp and circumstance of a historic evening, Nordic-American friendship was on full display as Scandinavian Heads of State, European royalty, diplomats, and distinguished members of the U.S. and Nordic cultural, educational, business, and philanthropic communities celebrated the 100th Anniversary of The American-Scandinavian Foundation at its Centennial Ball in New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111026/NY93940)...

2011-10-07 15:53:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) Secretariat wishes to congratulate its Deputy Chair, Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia, as well as Ms. Leymah Gbowee and Ms. Tawakkul Karman, on the distinction of being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011. President Sirleaf's life and work are a remarkable testament to the power of non-violent leadership, vision, and persistence to achieve...

2011-09-21 16:05:00

AU President criticizes armed intervention, even for "noble" purposes, urges democracy in AU members Libya, Egypt, Tunisia UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo called on the world to support Africa's economic and technological development, which he described as an important underpinning for the development of democracy on the continent. President Obiang, who is also the rotating president of the African Union,...

2011-09-09 06:45:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Petrochemical & Refiners Association President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement today in response to President Obama's speech to Congress on job creation: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/MM60639LOGO) "The most effective actions President Obama can take to create jobs would be to lift the unprecedented and unwarranted regulatory burdens his administration has imposed on American...

2011-07-06 11:15:00

ROME, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russian presidential elections and the likely candidacy of Vladimir Putin was discussed at a conference of European political leaders in Rome today (Wednesday). European politicians answered questions about Mr Putin and the elections, which will be held next March, in the context of the impact on wider EU-Russian international relations. Mr Putin was recognised as the front-runner in Russian politics at the moment and all sides...

2011-04-13 15:14:00

Jailed Member of Mubarak's Parliament Hopes for a Fair Trial WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This statement is being released by Qorvis Communications on behalf of Stanley Rowe: Almost one month after Hosni Mubarak stepped down from his post as President of Egypt, The Washington Post examines the case of Ahmed Ezz, a steel tycoon who was arrested and charged for profiting from political connections. In the article, "The rise and fall of Egypt's most despised...

2011-03-18 05:04:00

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest Harris Poll finds that President Obama's positive job rating has slipped for the second month running. In January he recorded his best rating (44%) since 2009, but it edged downwards to 42% in February and 39% now. The public's rating of Congress has also slumped, with fully 90% of all adults now giving it a negative rating, compared to 86% in February and 84% in January. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO)...