Mullah Omar

Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead?

The leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mohammed Omar, has died, BBC reported on Wednesday quoting Afghan officials.

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Volkswagen Q2 profit grows on Europe, cost cuts

29 Jul 2015

Volkswagen posted higher quarterly profit on a strengthening European autos recovery and cost cuts but lowered its sales guidance ...

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LG Electronics Q2 profit slumps 60% on weak TV, smartphone sales

29 Jul 2015

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly profit skidded 60 percent, plummeting below estimates, as sales ...

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Standard & Poor's cuts Brazil's outlook to negative

29 Jul 2015

US credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has lowered its forecast for Brazil's foreign currency debt from stable ...

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Oil prices down in Asia

29 Jul 2015

Oil prices were down in Asia today as investors waited for the results of a US central bank meeting and a closely-watched report ...

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Oil prices fall on oversupply concerns, weak dollar

29 Jul 2015

Oil prices fell in Asian trade on Wednesday as concerns over global oversupply outweighed the impact of a likely larger than ...

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Gold wedged below $1,100 ahead of Fed meet outcome

29 Jul 2015

Gold held just below $1,100 an ounce early on Wednesday, trading not far from a 5-1/2-year low, as investors awaited the outcome ...

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Asian stocks hope for calmer China markets, wary of Fed

29 Jul 2015

Asian shares attempted a rebound on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the ...

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P&G says David Taylor to replace A G Lafley as CEO

29 Jul 2015

Procter & Gamble Co veteran David Taylor will replace A.G. Lafley as chief executive in a widely expected move that ...

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Global stocks rally as China fears dwindle, oil prices steady

29 Jul 2015

U.S. and European stock markets climbed 1 percent or more on Tuesday, reversing five days of declines, as investors looked past ...

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Denials fly in war of nerves over Greek debt talks

29 Jul 2015

Conflicting statements and denials flew between Athens and Brussels on Tuesday in a war of nerves highlighting the depth of ...

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Nuclear deal not intended to 'reform' Iran regime: John Kerry

29 Jul 2015

The Iran nuclear deal is not intended to push Tehran's regime to reform but to prevent it building a bomb, Secretary of State ...

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China stocks seen dropping 14% as market mirrors 1929 US crash

29 Jul 2015

The benchmark for mainland stocks will sink to 3,200, after plunging 8.5% to 3725.56 on Monday, the worst sell-off in eight ...

Israeli military takes over contested West Bank complex

29 Jul 2015

Israeli troops moved today into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition, the military ...

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Volkswagen passes Toyota to lead global automobile sales

28 Jul 2015

Volkswagen benefited as car demand in Europe accelerated at the fastest pace in five and a half years, softening the blow from a ...

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Greece made preparations to exit Eurozone

28 Jul 2015

The system would be "euro-denominated but at the drop of a hat it could be converted into a new drachma," the former finance ...

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Etihad says $32,000 three-room flying suite is a hit with travellers

28 Jul 2015

The Residence, as Etihad calls its over-the-top luxury offering, will be available on New York-Abu Dhabi flights in December when ...

Greek bourse to reopen on Wednesday or Thursday: Regulator

28 Jul 2015

The Athens Stock Exchange has been shut since June 29, after the govt closed its banks and imposed capital controls to prevent ...

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Pfizer revenue falls 7%

28 Jul 2015

Earnings for the pharmaceutical giant for the quarter ending June 28 were $2.6 billion, down 9.8 per cent from the year-ago

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