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India hopes WTO pact talks will be revived in September

DG Azevêdo warns of 'significant consequences'

China, Asian factory growth gathers pace; Europe falters

The lull in continental Europe comes despite data this week showing US economic growth rebounded in April-June after a winter slump

US blames India for collapse of TFA talks

They said that, taking a hardline position, India has put the future of WTO in uncertain ground

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World stocks fall, dollar up before US jobs data

Euro eases against the dollar, hit by weak euro zone manufacturing data

Wall Street slump spills over to Asia, but China motors on

Strong China PMIs help Chinese markets hold 7-month highs

Asian shares stumble on Wall Street losses

MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan drop 0.5%

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US judge asks Microsoft to submit customer's email details

Microsoft Corp must turn over a customer's emails stored in a data centre in Ireland to the US government, a US judge ruled on Thursday in a ...

Zhou is butt of online jokes as China allows mirth over his fate

Brave enough to touch the tiger's butt? That's the challenge in a game featuring the image of a tiger on Tencent Holdings Ltd's WeChat messaging ...

Hyundai recalls in US touch 1.3 mn

South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is recalling about 420,000 vehicles covering three models for separate problems in the US after recalling 883,000 ...

ArcelorMittal cuts outlook as ore prices hit mining

Says it now expects core profit to be above $7 billion

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Renewed fighting in Gaza as truce collapses, toll stands at 1,463

1,463 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed and over 8,000 wounded since the Israeli offensive began 25 days ago

Pak deploys army in Islamabad to ensure political stability

The army will help secure main offices of the judiciary, Parliament House, Presidency and Prime Minister House

Gaza crisis: Fighting erupts hours after start of ceasefire

It was not immediately clear as to which side broke the ceasefire amid claims and counter-claims

Snowden's temporary refuge ends in Russia

Snowden's lawyer said that he could stay in the country until his application was being processed

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Oil prices extend losses in Asian trade

Concerns eased that fresh Western sanctions on Russia over Ukraine would have an immediate impact on global oil supplies

HSBC closes Muslim accounts in the UK

They wrote to Muslim organisations saying that to continue providing services would be outside the bank's 'risk appetite'

Oil prices ease in Asian trade

Dealers stood on the sidelines awaiting the latest US stockpiles report

Oil prices fall ahead of US data

Losses were however limited by concerns about the crisis in Ukraine

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Airbus says no room for more talks in cancelled Japan jet deal

Says will now be working on a compensation deal over the failed deal, which was inked three years ago

Rai wins gold, silver for Narang; lifter Thakur bags silver

With the addition of four more medals, India's overall haul swelled to 25

Devendro enters quarters, Shiva ousted from CWG

Devendro made the quarterfinals after notching up a tough 2-1 victory over Sri Lanka's Madushan Gamage

Imran Khan dismisses reports of any deal with Pak govt on Aug 14 march

The cricketer-turned-politician said there would be no agreement between his party and the Pak over the key protest march

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