MUMBAI: Thousands of people and lion mascots swarmed the weekend opening of a "Make in India" drive to attract foreign direct investment, pitched by P
TIRANA: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped in Albania on Sunday to encourage its leaders to complete anti-corruption measures that could impro
BEIRUT: U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russia on Sunday to stop bombing "moderate" rebels in Syria in support of its ally Bashar al-Assad, a campai
BOSTON: Residents of much of the northeastern United States woke up on Sunday to bone-chilling cold conditions that shattered Valentine's Day reco
FRANKFURT: A high-ranking employee warned senior Volkswagen managers in May...
KHOBAR: Seeking to ease tightening liquidity in the banking system, Saudi A...
RANCHO MIRAGE: President Barack Obama said he would name a new Supreme Cour...
CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition said it will launch discussions Sunday ...
MOSCOW: Italy's Roberta Vinci captured her 10th WTA singles title on Su...
NEW YORK: Victoria Beckham sent a boyish yet fine-tailored feminine collect...
NEW YORK: As U.S. stocks continue to struggle in 2016, equities are showing...
FRANKFURT: A high-ranking employee warned senior Volkswagen managers in May 2014 that U.S. regulators might examine car engine software as part of an investigation into pollution levels, two sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.The warning
KHOBAR: Seeking to ease tightening liquidity in the banking system, Saudi Arabia's central bank has raised the ratio of deposits which commercial banks can lend out to 90 percent from 85 percent, industry sources said on Sunday.No comment was ava
TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices slipped on Friday as profit taking emerged after a volatile week that saw debt yields sink to record lows. The benchmark 10-year JGB yield was up 6 basis points at 0.065 percent. The 10-year yield had dropped to
RANCHO MIRAGE: President Barack Obama said he would name a new Supreme Court justice to replace Antonin Scalia, slapping down Republican demands for a delay and setting up a monumental election-year fight."I plan to fulfil my constitutional responsib
CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition said it will launch discussions Sunday aiming to devise a legal procedure within weeks to oust President Nicolas Maduro, whom it blames for the oil-rich country's economic crisis."Tomorrow there will be a speci
MEXICO CITY: Pope Francis heads to one of the poorest, most dangerous cities in Mexico on Sunday to celebrate Mass before a crowd of hundreds of thousands that residents hope will give them strength to cope with drug gang violence.A gritty expanse of
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and South Korea are striving to launch a free trade agreement (FTA) following an ongoing feasibility study hoping to capitalize on each other's geo-strategic leverage, Pakistan's envoy to Korea said. In an interview with T
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has reduced its fares on domestic and major international flights, including Umra fares, with immediate effect.Decision to this effect has been taken to stabilize unrealistic hike in fares and to facil
KARACHI: Total liquid foreign exchange reserves of the country stand at US $ 20.196 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). An SBP's weekly statement here on Thursday stated the foreign reserves held by State Bank on Feb 5 were US $ 15,341 mi
CAPE TOWN: South African captain AB de Villiers hit a century and took his side to a series victory in the fifth and final one-day international against England at Newlands on Sunday.De Villiers made an unbeaten 101 as South Africa chased down a targ
MOSCOW: Italy's Roberta Vinci captured her 10th WTA singles title on Sunday after she outclassed Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic 6-4 6-3 to win the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy.The U.S. Open finalist, who had previously announced that she would qui
ROME: A hat-trick of second-half tries from Bath centre Jonathan Joseph capped a dominant performance from England as the World Cup flops kept their Six Nations Grand Slam on track with a 40-9 dismantling of Italy on Sunday. England, who failed to ma
NEW YORK: Victoria Beckham sent a boyish yet fine-tailored feminine collection down the New York runway on Valentine's Day, winning lavish praise and supported by her beaming husband and four children in the front row.Vogue editor in chief Anna W
Bollywood A-list heroines like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Parineeti Chopra rejected the offer to star opposite the “Bang Bang” actor Hrithik Roshan.Yami Gautam has now been signed to play the lead opposite Hrithik Roshan in ‘Kaabil’. According T
Great news for all the Potter fans out there! A new Harry Potter book is in the line and will be available to fans at midnight on July 31, coinciding with Harry Potter's birthday.The book titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II
NEW YORK: As U.S. stocks continue to struggle in 2016, equities are showing some signs selling pressure may be reaching an end.The S&P 500 is down about 13 percent from its record high in May, as oil remains mired below $30 a barrel, while concer
NAIROBI: Kenya's shilling was steady on Friday and traders said they saw it gaining ground, helped by muted dollar demand and foreign currency inflows from sectors like agriculture and tourism.At 0929 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at
LONDON: Europe's benchmark German bond yields tumbled to the lowest in over nine months on Thursday after US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen flagged market turmoil and a slowdown in China which could limit further rate rises in the world's