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Investors eye US as Europe confidence shaken

With the prospect of stiffer sanctions against Russia rattling confidence in Europe, investors will ...

Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France
A French embassy spokesman says black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week in nor...

Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kills at least three

The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an...

MH17 victim's father dies of 'broken heart'

Downed flight MH17 has claimed another victim in a 93-year-old man who succumbed to the "indescribab...

Experts to begin 'difficult' probe into Air Algerie crash

Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali today to try and determ...

China launches campaign to clean up porn apps in mobiles

China has launched a campaign to clamp down on pornography circulated on smart phone applications an...
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Morgan Stanley profit more than doubles, beating estimates
Wall Street bank Morgan Stanley's quarterly earnings more than doubled, beating market estimates...
India regulator issues draft rules for infrastructure trusts
India's capital markets regulator, Securities and Exchange board of India (SEBI), on Thursday issued...
Time Warner investors want higher bid, bigger cash ratio from Murdoch
Time Warner said it rejected Murdoch's unsolicited offer, of which, 60 percent would be Twenty-First...
Barack Obama: US using all means to get Israel cease-fire
Barack Obama said the US supports Egypt's continued efforts to restore the 2012 cease-fire.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urges EU to take tough action against Russia
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the European Union to take tough action against Russi...
Typhoon spares Manila, leaves 7 dead elsewhere
Typhoon Rammasun left at least seven people dead and knocked out power in many areas...
PM Narendra Modi meets Vladimir Putin at BRICS; favours broadening of special strategic partnership
Modi, who has met Putin in 2001 in Moscow, said India's ties with Russia is a time-tested relationsh...
New Israeli air strikes raise Gaza toll above 200: medics
New Israeli air strikes in Gaza early today killed several people, medics said, bringing the death t...
200 more return from Iraq
Another batch of 200 Indian nationals arrived here on Tuesday from conflict-hit Iraq, taking the num...
We are genetically similar to our friends
Friends who are not biologically related still resemble each other genetically, according to a new s...
Women with sexy Facebook pics seen as less competent
Young women who post revealing photos on social media sites are viewed by their female peers as less...
Seattle's attorney apologizes for taking bags of marijuana to the office
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes on Friday apologized for violating workplace rules by bringing bag...
An Ohio man's quest to make potato salad cooks up $50,000
All Zack Danger Brown wanted to do was make potato salad and find a few dollars for ingredients.
No more naked Apollos on Russian banknotes, lawmaker says
Naked images of the Greek God Apollo have graced buildings and paintings for centuries...
Florida cat owners call 911 after Russian blue 'freaked out'
Kush the cat was quarantined in central Florida after her owner called 911 over the weekend for help...
Pope Francis says about 2 per cent of priests are paedophiles
Pope Francis reportedly said that About two per cent of Roman Catholic clerics are sexual abuser.
Amid new spy scandal, John Kerry calls US and Germany 'great friends'
John Kerry, standing alongside Germany's foreign minister, stresses strategic importance of relation...
Google exec found dead on yacht, prostitute arrested
Upscale prostitute allegedly left the executive dying after shooting him up with deadly heroin in no...
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