By Regan Doherty and Paul Taylor
DOHA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Arab allies Qatar and Libya gave cash-strapped Egypt a $5 billion (3.2 billion pounds) double boost on Wednesday as the Arab worl...
By Taiga Uranaka
TOKYO (Reuters) - When the Bank of Japan announced its go-for-broke bid to shock the economy out of two decades of stagnation, it also put the nation's banks on notice ...
By Huw Jones
LONDON (Reuters) - Rules to make banks safer after the financial crisis need to be simplified quickly to stop large banking groups using them to their advantage, a senior B...
By Stanley White and James Topham
TOKYO (Reuters) - Feeling bolder after a 50 percent jump in Tokyo share prices inflated his stock portfolio in recent months, Akira Otomo surprised his...
CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya will give Egypt a $2 billion (1.3 billion pounds) five-year, interest-free loan under an agreement signed on Wednesday, the Egyptian state news agency MENA reported.
SINGAPORE (AFP) - Japan's Vegalta Sendai stunned FC Seoul with their first ever AFC Champions League victory Wednesday as they ignited their hopes of reaching the knock-out phase on debut.April 11, 2013, 4:04 am
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States said Wednesday it was concerned about reports that a nephew of blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng has been mistreated in jail and other family members harassed.April 11, 2013, 3:56 am
By Jonathan Stempel and Aruna Viswanatha
(Reuters) - A federal judge has narrowed a U.S. credit union regulator's lawsuit against Credit Suisse Group AG
By Jonathan Spicer
(Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve officials appeared on course last month to end their extraordinary bond buying stimulus by year-end, suggesting a weak March jobs rep...
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has ordered the withdrawal of legal complaints filed by the presidency against journalists, in a move that appeared aimed at fending off accusations ...April 11, 2013, 3:26 am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A deal to sell a 10.7 percent stake in Russian state-controlled telecoms operator Rostelecom
A Danish man has been acquitted of molesting two 17-year-old girls after he was found to suffer from a rare sleep disorder known as "sexsomnia".April 11, 2013, 3:07 am
By Giuseppe Fonte and Gavin Jones
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's caretaker government on Wednesday sharply hiked its targets for public debt this year and next despite waves of austerity meas...
By Daniel Bases and Steven C. Johnson
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global growth is likely to remain tepid this year and central banks should keep their easy monetary policies in place, the hea...
By Mariam Karouny
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's rebel al-Nusra Front, one of the most effective forces fighting President Bashar al-Assad, pledged allegiance to al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Za...
TOKYO (AFP) - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant said Wednesday it will abandon seven underground reservoirs storing radioactive water after three of them sprang leaks.April 11, 2013, 1:53 am
By Ross Kerber
(Reuters) - For the second year in a row, Goldman Sachs Group Inc
By James Mackenzie
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's centre-left alliance showed new signs of division on Wednesday after the chief rival to Democratic Party leader Pier Luigi Bersani denounced ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Europe needs to keep tightening its belt to bring down debt levels but cuts in spending need not be too severe too soon, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Wednes...April 11, 2013, 1:44 am
YANGON (AFP) - More than four years after he was freed by the junta, Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner has been ordered to return the uniform he was wearing on the day of his release.April 11, 2013, 1:33 am
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