Archive of 6 June 2014

MQM chief Altaf Hussain bailed: Police source

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has been bailed by police in London after being arrested on suspicion of money laundering, a police...

Putin must recognize new Ukraine president: Obama

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said Friday that Russia must recognize Ukraine's newly elected leader as legitimate if it wants to resolve months of crisis.Obama...

Zambia seeks IMF aid as currency, copper prices plunge

LUSAKA: Zambia is seeking help from the International Monetary Fund, after its currency kwacha lost about a fifth of its value and prices of its...

Dollar edges higher after upbeat US jobs data

NEW YORK: The dollar rallied slightly against the euro and other major currencies on Friday after a solid May US jobs report pointed to growth...

Police, strikers clash in Brazil World Cup host city

SAO PAULO: Police clashed with striking subway workers in Sao Paulo on Friday while 3,000 people protested government policies, causing traffic chaos six days before...

Syria vote proves no solution without Assad: Hezbollah

BEIRUT: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's re-election this week proves that any solution to the country's conflict "begins and ends" with the embattled leader, Lebanon's Hezbollah...

Heavy clashes, suicide bombings in north Iraq

MOSUL: Heavy fighting between security forces and militants and twin suicide bombings killed 36 people in north Iraq Friday, as deadly violence shook other parts...

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