NEW YORK: US oil prices fell for a six straight day on Thursday, approaching 12-year lows hit last month, weighed by brimming crude inventories and a
WASHINGTON: Christine Lagarde was virtually assured a second term leading the International Monetary Fund on Thursday when nominations for the job clo
WASHINGTON: A top US military official in Afghanistan said on Thursday that a military operation in Pakistan has pushed Taliban militants into Afghani
MUNICH: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned Thursday that if Arab forces entered the Syrian war they could spark a "new world war" and urged
MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday it will actively inject ...
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Industries and Production, Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jato...
TORONTO: Canada's main stock index fell 1 percent on Thursday, hitting ...
NEW YORK: The US dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Thursday,...
NEW YORK: US aerospace giant Boeing's shares dived Thursday amid speculation that regulators are investigating its accounting for its 787 and 747 aircraft.In midday trade, shares in the Dow member were down about 10 percent at $104.44.The Securit
MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday it will actively inject additional cash into the banking system in March, when liquidity conditions tend to tighten because it marks the end of the fiscal year.The cash injections could come in addit
NEW YORK: US Treasury prices rose sharply on Thursday, with long-dated yields plunging to record lows as worries over global economic growth and the effectiveness of central bank policy fueled demand for safe haven assets.With stock prices down, oil
WASHINGTON: Fewer Americans filed new claims for US unemployment insurance benefits last week as the labor market overall shows improvement, government data released Thursday showed.Initial jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, fell by 16,00
BOGOTA: The mosquito-borne Zika virus sweeping through Latin America has claimed three lives in Colombia, as the United Nations urged increased access to abortion because of fears of severe birth defects.In the first direct statements from government
PARIS: French President Francois Hollande called Thursday for Russia to halt its military action in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad."We need to ensure that Bashar al-Assad leaves power and at the moment, helped by the Russians, he is mass
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Industries and Production, Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi here on Thursday said government was taking appropriate steps to attract foreign investment in country.Talking to Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Hiroshi Inomata who met wi
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
BRIDGETOWN: South Africa's Test and one-day international skipper AB de Villiers insisted Thursday that he remains committed to the national team as he signed up for the Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament.The 31-year-old has faced speculatio
NEW YORK: English Premier League title contenders Arsenal will face the Major League Soccer All-Stars on July 28 at San Jose, California, the North American league announced Thursday.It will mark the 13th time an international club side has faced top
ROTTERDAM: Roberto Bautista Agut reached his second straight quarter-final and third of the season on Thursday with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 defeat of Jiri Vesely at the Rotterdam World Tennis event.The sixth seed, who won the Sofia title last week after also
A.R. RAHMAN (ALLAH-RAKHA RAHMAN): Known for his remarkable music compositions, the legendary Indian music producer/singer/songwriter was born, in a Hindu household, as Dileep Kumar. While his mother, inspired by Sufism, belonged to an Islamic family
Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Neerja’, has been banned in Pakistan, based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986.According to Indian Express report, Mobasher Hasan, who heads the Central Board of Film Ce
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
TORONTO: Canada's main stock index fell 1 percent on Thursday, hitting a three-week low as a string of disappointing corporate earnings reports added to broad investor unease about the global economy.The most influential weight on the index was M
NEW YORK: The US dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Thursday, on track for its worst week against the Japanese currency since 2008, as fears of a global economic slowdown and conerns about stress in the banking system, increased demand
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