BRUSSELS (AFP) - The European Union plans to announce a sea-change Monday in ties with Myanmar, lifting the last of its trade, economic and individual sanctions as it embarks on a new relationship with the once pariah state, diplomatic sources told AFP.April 19, 2013, 1:22 am
By William Schomberg and Louise Egan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bank of England's next governor praised the U.S. central bank for signalling when it might start thinking about raising i...
PARIS (Reuters) - EDF chief executive officer Henri Proglio said on Thursday talks are continuing between the French utility and the British government about its nuclear projects in Britain but added ...April 19, 2013, 1:01 am
By Lucia Mutikani
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week and factory activity in the nation's Mid-Atlantic region cool...
BOSTON, Massachusetts (AFP) - US President Barack Obama Thursday stood in solidarity with China, mourning the loss of a Chinese student who was among three people killed in the terror attack on the city's marathon.April 19, 2013, 12:58 am
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Private equity group CVC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney warned on Thursday that interest rates could rise sooner if the growth in household debt, which is related to the housing market, was not tem...April 19, 2013, 12:38 am
By Matthias Sobolewski and Edward Taylor
BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's financial regulator has doubts about Deutsche Bank's
By Chine Labbé
PARIS (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde will be questioned by a French magistrate in May over an arbitration payment made to a suppor...
MANILA (AFP) - The Philippine government appealed on Thursday for the public to help raise almost $1 million needed to save a Filipino from execution in Saudi Arabia.April 19, 2013, 12:08 am
SEOUL (AFP) - Two members of South Korea's spy agency interfered in last year's presidential election by conducting an online smear campaign against the main opposition candidate, police alleged Thursday.April 19, 2013, 12:07 am
By Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Sayantani Ghosh
(Reuters) - UK-based Probability Plc, a maker of gambling games for mobile phones, is in advanced talks with potential U.S. partners to break ...
By Megan Davies
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign investors weary of unfulfilled reform promises under Vladimir Putin have been fleeing Russia-focused funds this year, clouding prospects for t...
By Padraic Halpin and Jessica Toonkel
DUBLIN/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Elan
LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England has more scope to restart its asset purchase stimulus scheme due to slower wage growth and falling commodity prices, policymaker Martin Weale said on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Four Britons were jailed on Thursday for plotting al Qaeda inspired bombings across the country, including an attack on an army base using a remote-controlled toy car packed with ex...April 18, 2013, 11:10 pm
By Massimo Gaia
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian tax police descended on the Milan offices of JP Morgan on Thursday in search of documents in their investigation into suspected fraud at Monte ...
By Aleksandar Vasovic and Fatos Bytyci
BRUSSELS/PRISTINA (Reuters) - Serbia's hopes of starting talks this year on joining the European Union hung in the balance on Thursday after it ba...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, said on Thursday she had known since 2011 she would be questioned by a French court over an arbitration payment made to a wealthy support...April 18, 2013, 10:53 pm
By Barbara Lewis and Justyna Pawlak
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU ministers must avoid fruitless debate over which of two rival pipeline projects is the way to cut reliance on Russian gas and...
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