European shares open higher after gains in Japan, China

Risk appetite flickered back into life in financial markets on Tuesday with the dollar and European and Japanese shares ...

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Pak Parliament holds emergency session to discuss political crisis

02 Sep 2014

Pakistan's Parliament is holding a joint emergency session here today to support embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and ...

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Ukraine forces suffer major setbacks as pro-Russian rebels seize eastern towns

02 Sep 2014

Ukrainian forces have suffered a series of setbacks in Luhansk and Donetsk as pro-Russian separatists continue to seize one town ...

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UN to investigate crimes being committed in Iraq by IS militants

02 Sep 2014

The United Nations have announced that the organization would send investigators to Iraq to inspect the crimes being committed by ...

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'No military solution' to Ukraine crisis: Ban Ki-moon

02 Sep 2014

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Western powers today 'there is no military solution' to the Ukraine crisis, after the ...

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EU questions Facebook & WhatsApp's $19 bn deal

02 Sep 2014

In a bid to understand what separates a social network from a messaging application, European Union (EU) anti-trust officials ...

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Pak army denies backing Islamabad protests

02 Sep 2014

After a dissident Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader accused the Pakistani army of backing the ongoing protests in Islamabad, ...

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Oil prices mixed after weak China data

02 Sep 2014

Oil prices were mixed in Asia today following disappointing manufacturing data out of top energy consumer China as well as Europe ...

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UN chief concerned at Israel's announced seizure of West Bank land

02 Sep 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over Israel's plan to declare nearly 1,000 acres of land in Bethlehem as ...

Iran aiming for nuclear accord: Javad Zarif

02 Sep 2014

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he had 'good discussions' with EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and ...

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Asian stocks dip, euro stuck near one-year lows

02 Sep 2014

Asian shares drifted lower on Tuesday, with momentum from prior gains fading as investors were left short of cues with the US ...

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Slowing German growth worrying sign for rest of Europe

02 Sep 2014

Economy considered engine of Euro area shrinks 0.2% in June quarter

Retreat in China's PMIs heightens calls for policy easing

02 Sep 2014

A purchasing managers' index published by the National Bureau of Statistics fell from a 27-month high to 51.1 in August

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Weak data to test BoJ's rosy economic view, policy on hold

02 Sep 2014

Bank of Japan is expected to maintain its existing stimulus policy and optimistic economic view when it meets on Thursday

Pak protesters clash with police, soldiers secure state TV

02 Sep 2014

Sharif has refused to quit while protest leaders have rejected his offers of talks, creating a dangerous deadlock

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression'

02 Sep 2014

Ukraine's military says it has pulled back from defending a vital airport in the east of the country

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Pakistan to crack down on anti-govt protestors

01 Sep 2014

Meanwhile, reports state that the Lahore police have included terrorism charges in the FIR registered in connection with the ...

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New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus

01 Sep 2014

With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on ...

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European shares nudge higher, investors eye ECB meet

01 Sep 2014

European markets cautiously set aside warnings that Russia's conflict with Ukraine was sliding out of control on Monday, as ...

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