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Daimler Q2 profit jump 12% on strong Mercedes-Benz car demand

The German carmaker Daimler reported on Wednesday a 12-per-cent rise in second-quarter profit th... »

World Cup could not help Coca Cola’s bottom line

Coca Cola sold more beverages in the second quarter, worldwide brand Coca Cola volume grew 1 per... »

Cloud computing boosts Microsoft Q4 revenue

Microsoft’s net income stood at $4.6 billion dollars for the fourth quarter, down 7 per cent fro... »

Ban on US flights to Israel was for safety of Americans: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that a tempo... »

Apple posts record net profit in Q3 on strong iPhone sales

Apple's June quarter revenue was fuelled by strong sales of iPhone and Mac.
Company reports highest EPS growth rate in seven quarters
Apple reported a net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per share, for the third quarter of 2014,... »

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MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK for analysis: Malaysia

Malaysia today said the black boxes from Flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine last week... »

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Outcry after British MP tweets he would fire rockets at Israel

A British lawmaker was criticised today for tweeting that he would fire rockets at Israel if he... »

International

Bahrain introduces new visa policy for Indians

The Bahrain Economic Development Board has come out with a new visa policy that enables Indian r... »

Bahrain introduces new visa policy for Indians

The Bahrain Economic Development Board has come out with a new visa policy that enables Indian residents to apply for electronic visas from October this year. Further, from 2015, Indian r... »

MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK for analysis: Malaysia

Malaysia today said the black boxes from Flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine last week, will be sent to British aviation investigators for forensic analysis. The international i... »

UN tightens norms on lead level in infant formula, arsenic in rice

Adopting new standards to protect consumer health worldwide, UN food standards body Codex Alimentarius Commission has set out maximum acceptable levels of lead in infant formula and of arsenic in... »

Credit Suisse records biggest quarterly loss since crisis

A record US tax fine has resulted in a major loss for Swiss lender Credit Suisse in the second quarter, its earnings report showed on Tuesday. Switzerland’s second biggest bank made a lo... »

Ukraine rebels hand over MH17 black boxes to Malaysia

Pro-Russian rebels delivered the flight data and voice recorders of downed passenger plane MH17 to Malaysian officials on Tuesday, a senior government official said. The two black boxes w... »

Japan cuts economic growth outlook to 1.2% after tax hike

The Japanese Government on Tuesday downgraded the nation’s economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 1.2 per cent from 1.4 per cent amid concerns about the impact of a tax increas... »

Clinton calls for tougher sanctions against Russia

Hillary Clinton, former US Secretary of State and a 2016 presidential contender, has called for tougher sanctions against Russia in view of the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger plane alleged... »

UNSC demands ‘unrestricted’ access, international probe into MH17 crash

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution calling for an international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight (MH17) in eastern Ukraine and deman... »

TAPI has potential to transform the future of entire region: US

The gas pipeline crisscrossing Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) has the potential to transform the future of the entire region, both South and Central Asia, the United States h... »

Australia making efforts to bring home bodies of MH17 victims: Abbott

Prime Minister Tony Abbott today said Australia was making efforts to bring home the bodies of its citizens killed in the Malaysian plane crash in Ukraine, as he demanded that the corpses be “trea... »

China’s RMB swiftly developing as major world currency: Report

Obama sends Kerry to Egypt to forge ceasefire on Gaza

UNSC calls for immediate ceasefire as death toll in Gaza jumps to 501

Scores killed as eastern Gaza city turns into battleground

Investigators not allowed access to MH17 crash site: Malaysia

Australian anger and Indian fulmination

Ukraine rebels move bodies of MH17 victims to Donetsk

Philippines removes curbs on foreign ownership of banks

Outcry after British MP tweets he would fire rockets at Israel

A British lawmaker was criticised today for tweeting that he would fire rockets at Israel if he lived in Palestinian territory.“The big question is — if I lived in Gaza would I fire a rocke... »

Sochi costs, forex rates hit profits, says Swatch group

Watch-making giant Swatch Group today said that first-half net profit slid by 11.5 per cent because of the costs of marketing at the Sochi Olympics, and unfavourable exchange rates. “The... »

Netflix expanding to six European countries, earnings double

The online subscription service Netflix is planning to launch in Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and Luxembourg in September, the California-based company said on Monday in its qua... »

Lord Swraj Paul hits out at foreign countries for unsolicited advice

Lord Swraj Paul. File photo. Lord Swraj Paul has hit out at “politicians, pundits and the press” of powerful foreign countries for “thrusting” unsolicited advice on India that was quite capable of managing its own affairs. »

Number of Palestinians seeking UN refuge exceeds 100,000: UN

The UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees has said that over 100,000 internally displaced people are seeking safety in its facilities amid deteriorating security conditions in the Gaza Strip as... »

Palestinian death toll crosses 570 as Israel bombards Gaza

Israel had yesterday pressed on with its heavy bombardment of Gaza and foiled major infiltration attempts by Hamas on the 14th day of the conflict that has killed 572 Palestinians and 27 Israelis,... »

US issues travel advisory to Israel, West Bank

The United States has urged its citizens to defer their non-essential travel to Israel and the West Bank in view of the ongoing hostilities in Gaza.“The Department of State recommends that... »

Malaysia Airlines plane diverts from Ukraine to Syria

Malaysia Airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a London to Kuala Lumpur flight over Syrian airspace when its usual route over Ukraine was closed in the wake of Thursday’s... »

German economy slows amid global uncertainty: Bundesbank

The German economy stagnated in recent months as growth in its key industrial sector slowed due to global uncertainties and a number of public holidays, the nation’s central bank said Monday.<... »

Philip Clarke to step down as head of Tesco

A file image of Chief Executive of Tesco Philip Clarke Philip Clarke is to step down as chief executive of Tesco, Britain’s biggest supermarket, the company announced on Monday as it issued a fresh profit warning for the first half of the year. <... »

Huawei achieves H1 growth of 19% at $21 bn

2 American-Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza

Banking on BRICS

Hundreds of people evacuated as fire sweeps through factories in Xinjiang

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake jolts Japan’s northeastern coast

Rio Tinto banks on Modi to revive India ventures

Missile system used to down MH17 came from Russia: Kerry


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