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China Q1 economic growth slows to 7.4%

However, the industrial output rose 8.8% in March

Ukraine launches 'special operation' against separatists

Gunfire could be heard from the airfield at the town of Kramatorsk after a fighter jet swooped low over the area

India, Indonesia better placed as Asia pack runs disinflation risk

Lower degree of leverage helped, says a Morgan Stanley report

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Asian shares offer muted cheer to China growth

China's economy grew 7.4% in the first quarter

On edge for China growth data, Nikkei tries to rally

China is expected to report its slowest growth in five years at 7.3%

Wall Street opens up on earnings, data mixed

Earnings from Coca Cola and Johnson & Johnson overshadowed a mixed bag of economic dat

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Intel's quarterly net beats Street, CEO talks up tablets

The chipmaker reported first-quarter net earnings of $1.94 bn, compared with $2.04 bn in the year-ago quarter

New CEO Nadella pushes data culture at Microsoft

This marks a shift from his predecessor whose world view was more tied to personal computers and the Windows operating system

Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of service

Google Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing emails are automatically analyzed by ...

Citigroup still has a way to go in cost-cutting program

Revenue falls 3.5% in the quarter while operating expenses eased only 1.5%

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US, allies in 'additional' steps for sanctions over Ukraine

The new sanctions are unlikely to be unveiled before crunch talks slated for Thursday in Geneva

Pro-Russian politicians attacked in Kiev

pro-Russian gunmen have seized government buildings in nearly 10 cities in Eastern parts of Ukraine

All irregular forces in Ukraine need to lay down their arms: Obama

He further urged Putin to use his influence with these armed, pro-Russian groups

Obama calls French President Hollande on Ukraine

The two leaders underscored that Russia will face significant additional costs if it continues this behavior

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US warns China its currency is still undervalued

The US Treasury expressed doubt over the Asian giant's resolve to let market forces guide the value of the yuan

With ECB coming, banks brace with new provisions

The tens of billions of euros Euro zone banks set aside for loan losses in their latest annual accounts may have substantially reduced the ...

Oil prices up as Russia-Ukraine tensions escalate

Moscow and the West locked horns at emergency UN talks

Crude oil prices fall further in Asia

Expectations that Libyan oil will return to the market after rebels lifted a blockade helped push prices lower

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Etihad Airways' Q1 income climbs 27%

Passenger volumes increased 14% over the same period to 3.2 million, while cargo volumes grew 26% to 127,821 tonnes

Ukraine leader accuses Russia of trying to inflame southeast

European foreign ministers meanwhile held back on unleashing punishing economic sanctions against Russia

Citigroup's earnings edge higher in first quarter

The bank made $4.1 billion in the first quarter, after stripping out the effects of an accounting change and a tax item

Missing MH370: It's time to go underwater, says Australia official

Robotic submarine was deployeded for the first time to locate Malaysian jet after searchers failed to detect any more signals

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