SHANGHAI (AFP) - China has detained at least a dozen people for spreading false rumours about bird flu, police statements showed Wednesday, with authorities seeking to control "panic" as the number of cases rose to 33.April 11, 2013, 3:11 am
By Janeman Latul, Stephen Aldred and Michael Flaherty
JAKARTA/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP has hired a former UBS banker to launch an Indonesia office, people with direct know...
By Ben Hirschler
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline
By Matt Scuffham
LONDON (Reuters) - The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) must impose tougher sanctions on people who have run failed banks, making them personally responsible for their...
DHAKA (AFP) - About 30 people were feared drowned after an overcrowded bus plunged into a deep river in southern Bangladesh Wednesday, police said.April 11, 2013, 1:35 am
By Jonathan Spicer
(Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve officials appeared on course to end their extraordinary bond buying stimulus by year end at a meeting last month, suggesting a weak M...
By George Georgiopoulos
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece saw deposit inflows of more than 1.5 billion euros (1.28 billion pounds) in March, despite fears the Cypriot banking crisis would spark...
AVIGNON, France (AFP) - A court in southern France on Wednesday acquitted a mother on trial for dressing her three-year-old son in a T-shirt reading "I am a bomb" and "Jihad, Born on September 11."April 11, 2013, 1:23 am
By Tom Miles
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization slashed its forecast for trade growth in 2013 on Wednesday, saying it feared protectionism was on the increase.
By Conor Humphries
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Savings from a debt deal linked to a bank rescue should give Ireland breathing space to comfortably beat a 2015 European Union deficit deadline, th...
By Michael Shields
VIENNA (Reuters) - Raiffeisen Bank International
By Frank Tang and Jan Harvey
NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold posted its biggest one-day drop in nearly 2 months on Wednesday after Cyprus was forced to sell most of its gold reserves, ...
By John O'Donnell
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union ministers will consider a proposal this week to impose losses on interbank deposits of lenders in dire financial trouble as they sh...
By Anjuli Davies, Christoph Steitz and Geert De Clercq
LONDON/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - For decades, Europe's utilities were vertically integrated behemoths that had a monopoly on the...
TEHRAN (AFP) - Iran stepped up relief efforts on Wednesday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that killed 37 people and damaged dozens of villages but left its sole nuclear power station unscathed.April 11, 2013, 12:28 am
CARACAS (AFP) - A truck barreled through a Caracas market with loudspeakers playing a campaign song of acting President Nicolas Maduro, with a Caribbean beat and the chorus "Chavez I swear, my vote is for Maduro."April 11, 2013, 12:26 am
By Jan Strupczewski and Martin Santa
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission warned of deepening economic problems in France, Italy and Spain on Wednesday, and said Slovenia must t...
By Laurence Frost and Gilles Guillaume
PARIS (Reuters) - Nissan <7201.T> plans to move production of a mid-sized van from Spain to Renault's
By Catherine Bremer
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande promised on Wednesday to stick with deficit-reduction plans, despite stirrings of a revolt within his Socialist ...
THE HAGUE (AFP) - Wartime Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic was removed from a UN war crimes court Wednesday for challenging harrowing testimony from a survivor of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.April 10, 2013, 11:57 pm
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