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  1. News - World

    Israel tells United States: don't risk our security for Iran nuclear deal

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Israel tells US: don't risk our security for Iran deal Israel accused the United States of gambling with its security as it grapples for a nuclear deal with Iran, and renewed warnings it could conduct its own military strikes. Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett, dispatched by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to campaign against ...

  2. News - World - ARMAMENTS

    UN treaty limiting arms trade will come into force in December

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 11:52pm by AFP

    ... that the treaty was too vague and could be used for political ends. Only three nations voted against the treaty last year- Iran, North Korea and Syria. ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Row as new French economy minister suggests easing 35-hour working week law

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Remark before he took office that firms could bend rules on working time shakes French Minister in hot water on 35-hour week law France's new economy ... Rothschild banker and ex-adviser to President Francois Hollande, told Le Point weekly he was open to allowing companies and sectors of the economy to "depart from" the law. "We could ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s president defends interim nuclear deal

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 08:09pm by Associated Press in Tehran

    ... enrichment activities, saying on Saturday that improving the economy is as important as maintaining a peaceful nuclear programme. Since Iran signed the interim agreement last month with world powers, ... and oppressive sanctions is also our definite right.” A strict sanction regime levelled by Western powers on Iran over its disputed nuclear programme has taken an immense toll on the nation’s economy ...

  5. Business - Economy - JOBS

    US economy beats estimate with 4.2pc growth

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 09:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington After a bleak start to the year, the United States economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 per cent in the April-June quarter, slightly faster than first ... domestic product came after the economy had shrunk at a 2.1 per cent annual rate in the January-March quarter. That was the economy’s biggest drop since the depths of the recession, ...

  6. FDI falls 15.8pc as multinationals reduce spending

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... showed the global recession was hurting not only mainland exports. Sherman Chan, an economist with Moody's Economy.com, said the February figure was in line with expectations ...

  7. News - World - IRAQ

    Support grows for Iraq's new PM as Iran abandons Nouri al-Maliki

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:07pm by Reuters

    ... Obama welcomes Abadi nomination Iraq's premier designate yesterday gained widespread support from countries hoping political reconciliation will undercut jihadist gains, as Iran further ... forces. In a further blow for Maliki, Iran yesterday ended its long-time support for him and swung its allegiance behind Abadi. "We congratulate Haidar al-Abadi on his nomination as prime ...

  8. Sport - ASIAN GAMES

    Rower Lee Ka-man grabs another silver medal for Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:57pm

    ... Abbasiazad of Iran. She came back strongly in the final stages to secure second place in eight minutes and 6.6 seconds, with Ji clocking 8:01. I can normally finish within eight minutes under ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Iran bans vasectomies in effort to boost birth rate

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 01:07am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Vasectomies banned in effort to boost birth rate Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing ... examine whether legislation complies with Islam. It aims to reverse Iran's declining population, but reformists see the law as part of a drive by conservatives to keep Iran's highly ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    At stall speed, world's major economies languish in a cycle of relapse

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Roach

    ... Stephen Roach Stephen Roach says structural repair, not monetary tinkering, is needed At stall speed, economies languish in a cycle of relapse Relapse is the rule in the post-crisis global economy. In the US, Japan and Europe, GDP growth faltered again in the first half of this year. These setbacks are hardly a coincidence. Persistent sluggish growth has left major economies ...




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