US consumer prices post first decline in nearly 18 months

The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index dropped 0.2% last month as a broad decline in energy ...

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Sony deepens loss estimate as smartphone business struggles

17 Sep 2014

Sony Corp <6758.T> Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said on Wednesday his company would cut 15 percent of the staff in its ...

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Pentagon raises prospect of troops on the ground against ISIS

17 Sep 2014

A top American general has raised the prospect of sending combat troops to fight against the Islamic State, a week after US ...

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Fed, China stimulus hopes boost world stocks

17 Sep 2014

Global stocks and commodity prices rose on Wednesday, boosted by speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will maintain a pledge on ...

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Fed, China policy speculation lift up emerging Asia currencies

17 Sep 2014

Most emerging Asian currencies rose on Wednesday helped by doubt over the timing of a U.S. interest rate rise and on media ...

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Egypt condemns EU statement; Summons EU ambassadors

17 Sep 2014

Egypt has summoned the ambassadors of European Union countries to protest a recent EU statement to the UN Human Rights Council ...

7.1-magnitude quake strikes off Pacific island of Guam: USGS

17 Sep 2014

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the Pacific island of Guam today, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but no tsunami warning ...

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Pak police registers murder case against Sharif, ministers

17 Sep 2014

A murder case has been registered against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his ministers and other top officials for their ...

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Fed could hint on rate-hike plans as it prepares for policy turn

17 Sep 2014

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday could offer fresh clues on when it plans to begin lifting interest rates and how quickly it ...

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China's central bank injects $81 bn into major banks to support economy

17 Sep 2014

China's central bank is injecting a combined 500 billion yuan ($81.35 billion) of liquidity into the country's top banks in moves ...

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Current Iranian uranium enrichment prog not acceptable: US

17 Sep 2014

Ahead of the crucial nuclear talks between global powers and Iran in New York, the US has said that the international community ...

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UNSC reform among priorities of the 69th General Assembly session

17 Sep 2014

Reform of the UN Security Council will be among the priorities during the 69th General Assembly session, which opened here, with ...

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Need to build a strong and broad coalition against ISIL: Obama

17 Sep 2014

US President Barack Obama has called for building a strong coalition with broad international participation against Islamic State ...

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Asia shares edge up, track Wall Street gains

17 Sep 2014

Asian shares crept cautiously higher on Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded on speculation the Federal Reserve would maintain a ...

Canada slaps fresh sanctions on Russia

17 Sep 2014

Canada announced fresh sanctions against Russia today, targeting four senior Russian army generals, a bank and five arms ...

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Global stocks end higher as investors bet Fed won't change rate stance

17 Sep 2014

Stock markets around the world rose on Tuesday, ending near session highs as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve wouldn't ...

In final push before vote, Britain's parties promise more powers to Scotland

17 Sep 2014

The leaders of Britain's three main parties on today issued a joint pledge to give the Scottish parliament more powers if voters ...

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Court tosses out $368 mn patent case verdict against Apple

17 Sep 2014

A federal appeals court today tossed out a USD 368 million verdict against Apple, ruling that jurors were given evidence that may ...

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Fixing climate change might add no costs, says report

17 Sep 2014

In decades of public debate about global warming, one assumption has been accepted by virtually all factions - that tackling it ...

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