11:14 am October 24, 2014 | No Comment
The gunman in Wednesday's attack on Canada's capital had a criminal record and recently applied for a passport, planning to travel to Syria after undergoing a "radicalization process," police said on Thursday.
11:00 am October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Hong Kong protesters have created a self-sustaining village within a month of taking their call for democracy to the streets, setting up changing rooms, tents for hire, a study area, first-aid stations and even their own security patrols as they ready for the long haul.
9:11 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Pressure is growing on Russia’s central bank to adopt more radical measures to defend the tumbling ruble, such as interest rate rises, but there is no easy fix.
8:29 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
China’s vast factory sector grew a shade faster in October as firms attracted more foreign and domestic orders, a private survey showed, though analysts said the figure does not point to a fourth-quarter turnaround for the cooling economy.
7:26 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
London. European and Asian stock markets ground lower on Thursday, worries over banks and corporate results again darkening the mood despite a surprisingly upbeat survey of Germany’s manufacturing and service sectors. US stocks were on course to open a touch higher with a handful of data releases after Wall Street opens likely to attract the […]
6:39 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
London/Beijing. Euro zone businesses performed much better than forecasters expected this month and China’s vast factory sector grew a shade faster but there were worrying signs that the upturn could be short-lived. The improvement in purchasing managers’ surveys, released on Thursday, will ease some worries about the outlook for the global economy, but news that […]
6:07 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Tokyo. Honda Motor Co said on Thursday its president and 12 other executives would take an unprecedented, quality-related pay cut after the Japanese automaker announced the fifth recall in a year of its new Fit hybrid model. The recall, which covers 425,825 Fit hybrid vehicles and other models in Japan, comes as Honda is facing […]
5:49 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
New York/Washington. The Federal Reserve’s New York branch knew about risks JPMorgan Chase & Co was taking with its massive “London Whale” derivatives bets four years before they imploded, but it failed to act properly to head them off, the US central bank’s inspector general said. The Fed’s Office of Inspector General said on Tuesday […]
1:59 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defense minister tells the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media report, reaffirming Beijing’s diplomatic links with Tehran despite controversy over its nuclear plans.
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