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Occident

1. the countries of Europe and America
2. the western hemisphere
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MULLIGAN, the president and chief executive officer of WESTERN WORLD INSURANCE GROUP, will retire in January following a 33-year career with the company.
Global Banking News-October 3, 2014--Validus takes over Western World Insurance
While the Western world has managed to build great economic prosperity, it has not created great happiness or wellbeing, reconciled political conflicts, nor defended policymaking against globalization, argues the author, who contends that the riches of the Western world are in fact the cause of most of the Western world's problems.
Western World Insurance Group selected Clearwater Analytics', market-leading software-as-a-service (SS) solution to automate, streamline, and integrate accounting, reporting, and analytics for their investment portfolio.
The Western world has been suffering from that fear for a long time.
There is so much untapped opportunity right now to improve the business," says DeBerry, senior vice president and CIO of Western World Insurance Group.
June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Western World Insurance Group (WWIG) has created a new department that will focus on identifying new sources of business and developing additional long-term prospects with existing producers.
which was the most developed country in the region in the aspects of democracy and human rights-- with western world.
The surveys addressed a number of pertinent questions such as whether the respondents believe the Muslim world and the Western world were getting along well with each other today; if they thought the Western world is committed to improving the interaction between the Muslim and Western worlds; whether they believed that the Muslim world respected the Western world; whether they believed that the Western world respected Muslim world; and if they thought violent conflict between the Muslim and Western worlds could be avoided, or not; among numerous other important questions.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Commerce Minister Mehdi Qazanfari announced on Wednesday that despite its growing economic ties and exchanges with the western world, Iran plans to replace its western trade partners with Asian parties.
On a few occasions I said these markets were likely to produce much greater value (and capital growth prospects) to investors than the Western world, albeit not without a higher level of investment risk than you would be subjected to in the Western world.
Dr Riffat Hussain said that the western world is imposing sanctions on Iran taking the plea that it is developing such nuclear technology which is a threat to the rest of the world.

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