Day: February 19, 2015

FASTSIGNS® CEO Catherine Monson Receives Advocacy Award from the International Franchise Association (IFA) (PR Newswire)

February 19, 2015

CARROLLTON, Texas, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc., was honored as the first ever recipient of the International Franchise Association’s “FAN of the Year Award” for her dedication and efforts to protect, promote and enhance the franchise industry. Monson was presented the award on Feb. 18 at the IFA’s 55 […]

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Fullbridge Leverages 3Pillar Global's Expertise and Experience for Platform Development (PR Newswire)

February 19, 2015

Dynamic online education platform selects software product development leader for insight and strategic direction in agile development, quality assurance and testing FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —  3Pillar Global, a leading developer of innovative, revenue-generating software products, has provided strategic direction and guidance for the development of the Fullbridge platform, a dynamic online software […]

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5 co-passengers of nurse with MERS-CoV identified, traced in Zamboanga City (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

February 19, 2015

The city health office here on Thursday announced that it has identified five coplane passengers of the Filipino nurse, who earlier tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERSCoV). The plane boarded by the nurse, the Saudia Airlines’ flight 850, arrived in the country from Saudi Arabia on February 5. “We had […]

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After the constitutional declaration (Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt))

February 19, 2015

Forces loyal to Yemen’s former president seized government build an armed Houthi Shia Yemeni stands guard outside the Republican Palace in Sanaa In another shocking development after the Houthi power grab in Yemen, the movement issued a constitutional declaration 6 February to dissolve parliament and form an interim national council of 551 members to elect […]

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U.N. Security Council OKs resolution against Yemen rebels (The Washington Times)

February 19, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United Nations Security Council on Sunday unanimously adopted a resolution demanding that Shiite rebels immediately relinquish control of Yemen’s government in a crisis that has pushed the Arab world’s poorest country near collapse. Arab countries have been pressing for the use of military force against what they call the rebel […]

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No democracy without security (Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt))

February 19, 2015

The bloody carnage by the Islamic State (IS) continues in Iraq, and the United States and its allies are adding to the bloodshed by bombing areas under IS control. We should ask ourselves how this terrible situation has come about.Two important factors have contributed to the tragedy in Iraq. One is the internal factors within […]

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Operation Derna (Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt))

February 19, 2015

Al-Sisi heads the National Defence Council meeting on Sunday The posting of a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptians at the hands of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Libya prompted an immediate meeting of the National Defence Council to decide how to respond. It didn’t take long.On Monday Egyptian planes carried out air […]

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Report highlights global disparities in trademark law (Inside Counsel)

February 19, 2015

Protecting intellectual property rights on an international scale is a constant focus for government entities and businesses alike as trademark laws vary widely from country to country. The disparate nature of global intellectual property laws makes a tricky-to-navigate environment for businesses doing work with foreign firms. The Trademark Working Group has released its 2015 Global […]

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