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Pakistan court orders release of Islamist blamed for Mumbai attacks

Added: 22.11.2017 11:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release from house arrest of an Islamist leader accused by the United States and India of masterminding attacks on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008 in which 166 people were killed, a prosecutor said.


Pakistan court orders Islamist blamed for 2008 Mumbai attacks to be freed from house arrest

Added: 22.11.2017 10:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered an end to the house arrest of Hafiz Saeed, accused by the United States and India of masterminding the 2008 attacks on the Indian financial hub of Mumbai that killed 166 people, a public prosecutor said.


Turkish lira hits record low against dollar

Added: 22.11.2017 8:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

The embattled Turkish lira hit record lows against the dollar on Tuesday as investors took fright over an impending trial in the United States and changes to banking regulations. The Turkish lira lost over one percent in value to trade at 3.97 to the dollar late morning, testing the never-before-reached 4.0 ceiling, before rallying slightly to 3.95 in the early evening. The latest drop followed the delay on Monday of a scheduled trial in the United States of Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab and Mehmet Hakan Atilla, the deputy chief executive of Turkish lender Halkbank, accused of defying US sanctions on Iran.

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U.S. slaps new sanctions on North Korean, Chinese companies

Added: 22.11.2017 5:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated a North Korean corporation involved in exporting workers overseas. The action came a day after the United States returned North Korea to its list of state sponsors of terrorism. "These designations include companies that have engaged in trade with North Korea cumulatively worth hundreds of millions of dollars," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. "We are also...

Oil prices rise on Canadian pipeline disruption to United States

Added: 22.11.2017 5:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

Oil prices are higher on Wednesday, boosted by disrupted Canadian production and expectations of extended OPEC cuts.


Oxford sued over grades by student who didn't get into Yale law school

Added: 22.11.2017 4:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

November 22, 2017 12:00 PM
LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Lawyers for an Oxford graduate who is suing the university over his "disappointing" exam grades nearly two decades ago told a London court on Tuesday (Nov 21) that he missed out on going to law school in the United States because of his results.


Asian Americans climb the corporate ladder, but only so high

Added: 22.11.2017 3:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

November 22, 2017 11:18 AM
NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - In the United States, people whose family origins trace to a vast swath of the globe are lumped under the demographic category of "Asian".


NAFTA talks are in trouble

Added: 22.11.2017 2:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

No meaningful progress is being made in NAFTA trade talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico, increasing the odds that President Trump could withdraw from a critical 23-year old agreement.


Ikea relaunches recall of chests and dressers after 8th child death in United States

Added: 22.11.2017 2:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

November 22, 2017 10:21 AM
(WASHINGTON POST) - The Swedish furniture giant Ikea has refunded just a fraction of the millions of pieces of furniture recalled after toddlers were killed, it announced on Tuesday (Nov 21).


Nafta Round Closes With Talks Bogged Down by Conflict

Added: 22.11.2017 2:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

Negotiators made some progress in the fifth round of negotiations, but the United States trade representative said he remained “concerned about the lack of headway.”

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