Archive of 13 June 2014

EU Barroso offers Putin opening on Ukraine

BRUSSELS: European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso told Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday he was willing to include Moscow in discussions with Kiev on a...

Ukraine drives out rebels, braces for Russian gas cut

KIEV: Resurgent Ukrainian forces hoisted the national flag over a strategic rebel-held port on Friday while the embattled leaders in Kiev made urgent preparations for...

Iran FM warns against scuttling nuclear deal

WASHINGTON: Iran's foreign minister warned critics on Friday not to let "illusions" about his country's nuclear program scuttle a deal, voicing hope that a historic...

China Eastern to buy 80 Boeing 737s

WASHINGTON: US aerospace giant Boeing said on Friday that China Eastern Airlines has agreed to buy 80 737 aircraft, its biggest single-aisle purchase to date...

European stocks slide on spreading Iraq unrest

LONDON: European stock markets closed in the red on Friday, with airlines hit hard by higher oil prices caused by spreading unrest in Iraq.London's FTSE...

Busy high-grade week ends with signs of fatigue

NEW YORK: The US high-grade market racked up nearly US$29bn in issuance this week, though as the days progressed there were signs of investor fatigue...

Argentine inflation eases in May, remains high

BUENOS AIRES: Argentine inflation eased to 1.4 percent in May from 1.8 percent in April, marking the fourth consecutive month of deceleration, Economy Minister Axel...

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