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US calls for more investment-friendly Indian government

The US govt said that it would like to see bilateral trade with India grow to $500 billion a year.

Committed to no first use of N-weapons, says Modi

NEW DELHI: Indian prime ministerial frontrunner Narendra Modi ruled out the first use of nuclear weapons on...

Separatists humiliate Ukraine govt, take control of APCs

KRAMATORSK / SLAVIANSK (Ukraine): Separatists flew the Russian flag on armoured vehicles taken from the Ukrainian...

Europe’s top banks shed $2.76tr as regulatory belt tightens

LONDON: Europe’s top 30 banks cut assets by 2 trillion euros ($2.76tr) last year and are set to cut them again in...

Weak Russian GDP growth highlights investment slump

MOSCOW: Russia’s economy shrank in the first three months of this year, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on...

‘Samsung Galaxy S5 to outsell S4’

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions...

Abbott beats profit forecast, but sales lag

Abbott Laboratories Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on cost controls, but sales came in ...

Qatar Islamic Bank posts 15pc profit rise

DUBAI: Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) reported a 15 per cent increase in first-quarter net profit on Wednesday, edging...

Gold eases on Wall Street gains

LONDON: Gold prices eased on Wednesday as Wall Street stocks rose and as strong US industrial production data fed...

Palm oil hits three-week high

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures extended gains to hit their highest in three weeks on Wednesday after...

EU lays out impact of sanctions on Russia

BRUSSELS: The European Commission handed documents to EU member states on Wednesday explaining the potential impact...

‘Super tax’ on African remittances hurts development

LONDON: Africans face the highest remittance fees globally, regularly paying a “super tax” to send money home at...

Modi rules out BJP’s will to revise ‘no-first-use of nukes’ policy

BJP had pledged to review India's nuclear stance, whose main pillars are no-first-use and building a minimum arsenal.

FBR publishes list to embarrass tax cheats into paying up

“We hope this will become the talk of the town,” said Shahid Asad, the spokesman of the Federal Board of Revenue.

China gets first bitcoin ATM, skirting bank crackdown

Rising interest from mainland Chinese speculators was credited for driving up global bitcoin prices last year.

'Mad Men' premiere draws 2.3 million, lowest season debut

Sunday's hourlong episode was unable to match the 3.4 million that watched its sixth season premiere last year

UK lawmakers slam lax security in Taliban attack

Legislators asked the MoD to explain how it intended to use lessons learnt from the 2012 attack in future operations.

Yahoo's growth anemic as turnaround chugs along

Revenue could decline by as much as 1 percent or rise by up to 2.7 percent from $1.07 billion a year earlier.

Priyanka steps up to fight for India's Congress party

Priyanka clashed with an estranged cousin running in the election on an opposition ticket on Tuesday.

Indian voters lured by cash handouts, drugs, bootleg liquor

NEW DELHI: Indian election officials have seized a record $36 million dollars of cash concealed in cars, private...

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