India demands greater share in UN peacekeeping mandates

India, among the top troop contributors to UN peacekeeping missions, has termed as "regretful" that non-members of the ...

Fed plans to tighten commodities rules for Wall Street banks

22 Nov 2014

Those new regulations could force banks to amass more capital to protect against losses on holdings of commodities

Obama helps apple pickers, not Apple coders

22 Nov 2014

Discussions of H1B visas and employment-based green cards tend to centre on Silicon Valley because Mark Zuckerberg and other tech ...

'GM bullied manufacturer over poorly designed part'

22 Nov 2014

The substandard ignition switch, made by Delphi, has become the focus of a safety crisis at GM and is linked to at least 33 ...

Alibaba's finance arm, Ant Financial, is mystery to most investors

22 Nov 2014

Alibaba's finance arm is one of the secrets of the Chinese e-commerce group's success. Yet investors in the listed Alibaba Group ...

Martoma starts serving 9-year sentence for insider trading

22 Nov 2014

Mathew Martoma has started his nine-year prison term for insider trading at a "low security" federal prison in Miami at a time ...

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Yen weakens to 7-year low

22 Nov 2014

The yen tumbled 1.3% against the dollar this week in New York

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India is one of our fastest growing market: Twitter

22 Nov 2014

Buoyed by the rising penetration of Internet in the country, a top official from Twitter today said India is one of the fastest ...

Al-Shabab militants kill 28 in Kenya bus: Police

22 Nov 2014

Al-Shabab militants from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled ...

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US asks Pakistani army chief to continue action against terrorists

22 Nov 2014

The United States has asked Pakistan's powerful Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif to continue comprehensive actions against terror ...

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Deadlocked Iran nuclear talks enter cliffhanger final weekend

22 Nov 2014

Deadlocked international talks aimed at defusing a 12-year standoff with Iran over its nuclear ambitions entered their ...

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Ebola cases in Mali a 'deep concern': Ban Ki-moon

22 Nov 2014

The United Nations chief has warned that Ebola may be easing in part of West Africa but is still hitting hard in other areas and ...

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Sharif urges Obama to take up Kashmir issue with India

22 Nov 2014

US President Barack Obama spoke to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over telephone Friday and urged him to take up the ...

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Wall Street week ahead: Indexes on track for double-digit gains this year

22 Nov 2014

U.S. stock investors head into the Thanksgiving holiday thankful for the market's recent strength, which puts major indexes on ...

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Obama moves ahead to reshape immigration

22 Nov 2014

His directive will shield up to 5 mn people from deportation and allow many to work legally

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China rate cut, ECB stimulus hopes boost world markets

22 Nov 2014

Beijing's first rate cut in more than two years comes as factory growth stalls

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RBS admits to data error in European stress test

22 Nov 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) admitted on Friday it submitted erroneous data for European bank stress tests in October and had in ...

US said to seek multibank accord in criminal FX probe

22 Nov 2014

US prosecutors are seeking to settle criminal currency-rigging cases with multiple banks at the same time, allowing lenders to ...

Credit Suisse judge accepts $2.6-bn tax evasion plea deal

22 Nov 2014

Credit Suisse AG's $2.6-billion plea bargain resolving allegations it helped wealthy Americans avoid paying taxes was accepted by ...

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