Rajaratnam's brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges

Prosecutors alleged that Rengan had conspired with his brother to trade on non-public information

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BofA, NYSE sued over high-frequency trading

19 Apr 2014

Scrutiny of such trading and whether it gives some investors unfair advantage intensified this year amid government probes

US plans military drills in eastern Europe

19 Apr 2014

The moves are part of a broader effort by Nato to strengthen the alliance's air, sea and land presence in Eastern Europe in ...

Capitalism and the Dalai Lama

19 Apr 2014

Tibetan Buddhists actually count wealth among the four factors in a happy life, along with worldly satisfaction, spirituality and ...

Covert inquiry by FBI rattles 9/11 tribunals

19 Apr 2014

FBI's inquiry of a contractor working for defence team at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, became the focus of pre-trial hearings this week

In a hole, golf considers digging a wider one

19 Apr 2014

The golf world has lost 5 mn players in the last decade, spurring a growing revolution to create alternative forms of the game

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Afghan blast: Six Taliban insurgents killed

19 Apr 2014

The incident took place after (IEDs) they were building went off prematurely in Ghazni city

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Death toll in worst-ever Everest accident rises to 13

19 Apr 2014

rescuers dug out a body buried under piles of snow, a day after a massive avalanche struck the peak

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Obama signs bill barring Iran's UN envoy-designate

19 Apr 2014

He said he had engaged in "terrorist activities"

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If Russia fails to uphold Ukraine deal, tougher sanctions would come in: US

19 Apr 2014

The statement comes amid a violation of the key term of the accord, following refusal of pro-Russian separatists to leave

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Germany to vote for Lithuania's Eurozone entry: Official

19 Apr 2014

Final decision on this would be taken by European Union institutions this summer at the earliest

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Missing plane: Australia, Malaysia draft deal over handling wreckage, black box

19 Apr 2014

Malaysian government is hopeful that the deal will be finalised soon and endorsed in a cabinet meeting next week.

6.9-quake hits off PNG's Bougainville: USGS

19 Apr 2014

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island today but there was no risk of a widespread ...

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US raises pressure on Russia over Ukraine deal

19 Apr 2014

The United States has raised the pressure on Russia, seeking compliance of a four-way agreement on Ukraine reached in Geneva this ...

S Korea ferry captain arrested, divers 'glimpse' bodies

19 Apr 2014

Investigators today arrested the captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board, as ...

Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free

19 Apr 2014

A Nigerian education official says 24 more schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped. That means 44 are free and 85 ...

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Missing MH370: More underwater vehicles to join hunt

19 Apr 2014

Eleven military aircraft and 12 ships have been depolyed in the latest search operation Saturday

Shares of Weibo surge on opening day of IPO

19 Apr 2014

The Chinese microblogging service Weibo was up 19% and shares of the real estate website Leju rose 18.6%

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Gupta to surrender to prison on June 17

19 Apr 2014

It is not yet clear where Gupta will serve his sentence

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