Archive of 27 May 2014

LG steps up smartphone effort with new flagship G3

SAN FRANCISCO: LG Electronics went big in style on Tuesday with a flagship G3 smartphone aimed at turning heads away from market titans Apple and...

Japan, North Korea talks continue amid secrecy

STOCKHOLM: North Korea and Japan on Tuesday ended a second day of talks in Stockholm believed to be focused on Japanese nationals kidnapped decades ago...

British bank chief demands ethical approach

LONDON: Bank of England chief Mark Carney on Tuesday warned that the capitalist system could collapse unless bankers began to behave more ethically.Speaking at a...

Dollar edges up against euro

NEW YORK: The US dollar edged up against the euro Tuesday helped by modestly positive US economic data.New data releases showed continued gains in home...

UN warns against new European, Arab militants networks

UNITED NATIONS: New militants networks in Europe and the Middle East may emerge from the war in Syria as thousands of foreigners fight alongside local...

Venezuela offers to repay debt to airlines

CARACAS: The Venezuela government has decided to settle a small part of its $4 billion debt with international airlines, many of which have cut back...

EU calls on Russia to work with new Ukraine president

BRUSSELS: EU leaders urged Russia on Tuesday to work with new Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko and to continue withdrawing its troops from the country's border."We...

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