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  • Cricket for Peace

Objectives To leverage MoneyGram International's long-term partnership with the International Cricket Council to reach its target...

Campaign: Cricket for Peace

Client: MoneyGram International

PR team: Ketchum Sampark (India)

Timescale: February to April 2011

Budget: $150,000 USD

  • Sending a strong signal to save lives: European eC

Objectives: eCall is a new technology which enables vehicles to make automated emergency calls in the event of an accident, ...

Campaign: Sending a strong signal to save lives: European eC

Client: NXP Semiconductors

PR team: Text 100 EMEA

Timescale: November 2010

Budget: Less than US$30K

  • Giant Pandas Come to Edinburgh

Weber Shandwick was asked to support the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland as it prepared for its most high profile project ...

Campaign: Giant Pandas Come to Edinburgh

Client: Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

PR team: Weber Shandwick Edinburgh

Timescale: September – December 2011

Budget: Undisclosed

BBC News - Africa

Prisoners die in Nigeria 'revolt', 31 Mar 2014

Nigeria's secret police says 21 people have been killed in an attempted jailbreak by detainees at its headquarters in the capital Abuja.

Zamalek through as Ahly suffer shock exit, 30 Mar 2014

Contrasting fortunes for Egypt as holders Al Ahly suffer shock exit from African Champions League and Zamalek advance to group stage.

Egypt election set for late May, 30 Mar 2014

Egypt's presidential poll has been set for 26-27 May, the electoral authorities say, days after army chief Gen Sisi resigns to become a candidate.

Etoile advance in Confederation Cup, 30 Mar 2014

Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia crush South Africa's SuperSport United to progress to the African Confederation Cup play-offs.

Chadian troops 'kill eight' in CAR, 30 Mar 2014

Chadian troops have killed eight people in the Central African Republic capital Bangui, after reportedly being attacked by a Christian militia.

BBC News - Asia Pacific

Musharraf charged in treason case, 31 Mar 2014

A court in Pakistan charges former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the first army chief to face such a prosecution.

Koreas trade fire across sea border, 31 Mar 2014

North and South Korea exchange fire into the sea across the disputed western sea border, South Korea says, as Pyongyang holds military drills.

China media: Xi Jinping in Europe, 31 Mar 2014

Xi's visit, calls for rationality over the Malaysian jet and South China Sea on the agenda.

China demand boosts Huawei profits, 31 Mar 2014

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei says strong demand from China helped it to increase annual profits by 34%.

India court commutes Bhullar's death, 31 Mar 2014

India's top court commutes the sentence of death row prisoner Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, accepting his plea that the government took a long time to decide his mercy plea and also on grounds that he

BBC News - World

'Cinderella' cruelty law considered, 31 Mar 2014

The government is "seriously" considering introducing a new offence of emotional cruelty to children in England and Wales.

Ebola outbreak confirmed in Liberia, 31 Mar 2014

The first two cases of Ebola are confirmed in Liberia, after spreading from Guinea where 78 people have died, prompting Senegal to close its border.

New inquests to probe fans' deaths, 31 Mar 2014

New inquests are to begin later into the deaths of 96 men, women and children in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

Russian PM Medvedev in Crimea visit, 31 Mar 2014

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrives in Crimea - the most senior Russian official to visit since the peninsula was annexed from Ukraine.

Musharraf charged in treason case, 31 Mar 2014

A court in Pakistan charges former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the first army chief to face such a prosecution.

BBC News - Europe

Russian PM Medvedev in Crimea visit, 31 Mar 2014

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrives in Crimea - the most senior Russian official to visit since the peninsula was annexed from Ukraine.

French Socialists head for big loss, 31 Mar 2014

France's governing Socialists sustain substantial losses in local polls, as the centre right claims victory and the far right makes big gains.

Swiss probe foreign exchange market, 31 Mar 2014

British, US and Swiss banks are being investigated in Switzerland for potential collusion over the manipulation of foreign exchange rates.

Turkey PM claims election victory, 31 Mar 2014

Turkey's prime minister claims victory in local elections seen as a barometer of his popularity, and vows his enemies "will pay the price".

US-Russia deadlock on Ukraine crisis, 31 Mar 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry announces no breakthrough on Ukraine, after four hours of "frank" talks with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

BBC News - Latin America

Remembering Brazil's decades of military repression, 31 Mar 2014

Brazil’s brutal military rule through the eyes of a detainee’s son

Brazil secures Rio slum in mass raid, 31 Mar 2014

Brazilian security forces move into a slum near Rio airport, as part of efforts to drive out drugs gangs before this year's football World Cup.

Is Cuba ready for business?, 30 Mar 2014

Cuba's charm offensive to draw in foreign investors

VIDEO: Cuba approves foreign investment, 30 Mar 2014

Cuba's National Assembly has approved a new law on foreign investment, intended to attract capital to the island.

VIDEO: Brazil's 'house of death' remembered, 30 Mar 2014

Brazil is set to mark 50 years since the military coup that established a dictatorship that would last 21 years.

BBC News - Middle East

Israel's Olmert convicted of bribery, 31 Mar 2014

Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty in a bribery trial in a case which forced him to resign to office in 2008.

Anti-Sisi hashtag sweeps Twitter, 30 Mar 2014

A hashtag insulting presidential candidate Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has been circulating widely on social media in Egypt.

Egypt election set for late May, 30 Mar 2014

Egypt's presidential poll has been set for 26-27 May, the electoral authorities say, days after army chief Gen Sisi resigns to become a candidate.

Spanish journalists freed in Syria, 30 Mar 2014

Two Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria six months ago by radical Islamist rebels have been released.

Soldiers killed by Lebanon car bomb, 29 Mar 2014

A suicide car bomber attacks a Lebanese army checkpoint near the Syrian border, killing three soldiers and wounding four others, reports say.

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