By Margaret Chadbourn
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday announced plans to sell 30 million shares of General Motors Co
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian, U.S. and U.N. officials meeting in Geneva on Wednesday failed to resolve questions over proposed Syria peace talks, including who would take part, a senior Russian official...June 6, 2013, 12:35 am
BOSTON (Reuters) - Insurer American International Group Inc
By Jeffrey Heller
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signalled readiness on Wednesday to consider a 2002 Arab peace plan whose terms were recently softened to inclu...
LJUBLJANA (AFP) - Former Slovenian premier Janez Jansa was on Wednesday sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of giving and receiving backhanders in the eurozone country's biggest-ever defence deal.June 6, 2013, 12:18 am
By Marja Novak
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's opposition leader and former prime minister was sentenced to two years in jail on Wednesday for bribery in a 2006 arms purchase, one of s...
By Leah Schnurr
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hiring by U.S. firms was sluggish in May while a sharp rise in mortgage interest rates last week weighed on what has been a buoyant housing market, ...
The coroner has ruled that the inquests into the Hillsborough stadium deaths, scheduled for early next year, will be held before a jury.June 5, 2013, 11:33 pm
BRUSSELS (AFP) - Caught off-guard by the massive protests erupting in Turkey, the country's Western partners have roundly condemned the use of excessive violence while prudently insisting on the need for calm and dialogue in a nation deemed a key regional ally.June 5, 2013, 11:29 pm
By Mark John
PARIS (Reuters) - Nearly three-quarters of French want President Francois Hollande to push further ahead with economic reforms and are ready to make personal sacrifices as ...
LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge fund firm CQS is planning to launch its first so-called long-short equities fund, a source familiar with the plans said, as it looks to seize on a recovery in investor demand ...June 5, 2013, 11:02 pm
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria needs a "bad bank" to absorb toxic assets from the country's stricken banks such as Hypo Alpe Adria to avoid disorderly wind-downs that heap huge costs on taxpayers, former ...June 5, 2013, 10:56 pm
The former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers, Rebekah Brooks, has pleaded not guilty to phone-hacking charges in a London court.June 5, 2013, 10:55 pm
By Hakan Erdem and Petr Josek
DRESDEN, Germany/LITOMERICE, Czech Republic (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Germans, Hungarians and Czechs were evacuated from their homes on Wednesday as...
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro will probably resume its weakening trend against the dollar over the next 12 months after wavering throughout April and May, according to a Reuters poll of 60 foreign excha...June 5, 2013, 10:53 pm
Celebrities like Rolf Harris who've been arrested should be named by police if their identity has appeared in the media, Britain's attorney-general says.June 5, 2013, 10:48 pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies picked up the pace of hiring in May, though job growth remained sluggish and fell short of economists' expectations as the goods-producing sector shed payrolls.
By Rosalba O'Brien and David Milliken
LONDON (Reuters) - MPs took the unusual step of expressing "serious concerns" about a new Bank of England financial regulator, after challenging he...
LONDON (Reuters) - Investors in Britain and Ireland have lost trust in company reports since the financial crisis and place more value on external information like news and social media reports, a stu...June 5, 2013, 10:24 pm
MEXICO CITY (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Mexican counterpart vowed to work jointly to access international markets, like the lucrative US market, as part of a new strategic partnership.June 5, 2013, 10:24 pm
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