China moves to stimulus mode with reserve rate cut

The move puts the country more firmly in the easing camp with the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan

700 feared dead in migrant shipwreck in Mediterranean: UNHCR

19 Apr 2015

Only 28 people rescued after vessel goes down off Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea

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Pak army to provide security to visiting Chinese president

19 Apr 2015

Pakistan government has decided to provide unprecedented security cover to Chinese President Xi Jinping

Titanic deckchair sells for 100,000 pounds at UK auction

19 Apr 2015

One of a handful of deckchairs salvaged from the wreck of the doomed liner Titanic has fetched a whopping 100,000 pounds at an ...

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EU dreams of Iranian gas to break dependence on Moscow

19 Apr 2015

EU is hoping future gas imports from Iran can break its dependence on Russia as prospects grow for a nuclear deal that would ...

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France provides first weapons to Lebanon for ISIS fight

19 Apr 2015

first French weapons from a $3 billion Saudi-funded programme will arrive in Lebanon tomorrow

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BMW recalls 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air-bag sensor

19 Apr 2015

The defective sensor that may prevent the front passenger seat air bag from deploying in a crash

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Pfizer wins first trial over Zoloft claims

18 Apr 2015

Some researchers contend the class of antidepressants that includes Zoloft and Paxil poses a greater risk of heart and lung ...

US primacy seen ebbing at global meet

18 Apr 2015

Washington's retreat is not so much by intention, but a result of dysfunction and a lack of resources to project economic power ...

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Comcast deal collapse to kill other mergers

18 Apr 2015

A rejection would be a blow to Comcast, which would have to give up on valuable cable and broadband assets in major US cities ...

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Volkswagen boss to stay, even after slight

18 Apr 2015

Just a week after it appeared that Ferdinand K Piëch,Volkswagen's powerful chairman, was preparing to throw his hand-picked chief ...

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China home sales transactions rise

18 Apr 2015

The government eased mortgage policies at the end of March to aid the property market

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China says using young, educated anti-graft officials as "fox hunters"

18 Apr 2015

The party's corruption watchdog says 500 suspects were repatriated to China last year, along with more than 3 billion yuan ...

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China fines Alibaba $129,000 for pricing violations

18 Apr 2015

Alibaba was also publicly chastised by regulators for failing to control the sale of counterfeit products on its platforms

Five Australian teenagers arrested in terror plot

18 Apr 2015

This was the only attack we were aware of at an advanced stage of planning: Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Suicide bomb kills 33 at Afghan bank in deadliest attack in 2015

18 Apr 2015

A suicide bomber killed 33 Afghan civilians and wounded more than a hundred outside a bank on Saturday in the deadliest attack ...

Sony lawyer warns media on use of documents posted by WikiLeaks

18 Apr 2015

A lawyer for Sony Pictures Entertainment, responding to the publication of hacked company documents on WikiLeaks, sent letters to ...

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight tickets may never go on sale

18 Apr 2015

Tickets for the Las Vegas bout, projected to bring in at least $300 million, are currently listed on TiqIQ for an average of ...

Suicide bomber kills 33 in bloody attack outside Afghan bank

18 Apr 2015

A suicide bomber killed at least 33 people and wounded 100 others in an attack today outside a bank in the eastern Afghan city of ...

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