Archive of October 2016

Italian Serie A table

MILAN: Italian Serie A table after Monday's early game (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):Juventus 11 9 0 2 21 8 27Roma...

Italy counts homeless, heritage cost of quake

NORCIA: Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years has left more than 15,000 people homeless, authorities said Monday as the scale of the damage done...

British PM backs Bank of England boss Carney

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday threw her weight behind Bank of England governor Mark Carney, who faces intense speculation over his future.Carney...

Turkey detains editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet

ISTANBUL: Turkish police on Monday detained the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Cumhuriyet -- a thorn in the side of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- as...

Obama's consequential presidency draws to a close

WASHINGTON: History will remember Barack Obama as America's first black president. But his eight years in office have thoroughly shaken up America's role in the...

Top US diplomat heads to Venezuela to support dialogue

WASHINGTON: A top US diplomat was headed to Venezuela on Monday to underscore US support for a newly begun political dialogue between the leftist government...

JCR-VIS withdraws entity ratings of Burj Bank

KARACHI: JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited has withdrawn the entity ratings of Burj Bank Limited (BBL) of `BBB+ /A-2' (Triple B Plus/ A-Two) on account...

Bank Alfalah enters into strategic partnership with ICBC

KARACHI: Pakistan's premier banking institution, Bank Alfalah (BAFL), has entered into a strategic partnership with prominent Chinese Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited...

Loew extends Germany reign until 2020

BERLIN: Germany's World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew has extend his contract until 2020, the German FA (DFB) announced on Monday.The 56-year-old, who took charge in...

JCR-VIS withdraws entity ratings of Askari Bank

KARACHI: JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited has withdrawn the entity ratings of `AA/A-1+' (Double A/A-One Plus) assigned to Askari Bank Limited, with immediate effect, on...