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German economic boom is over: Ifo economist

-- June 25, 2018 14:50:49

Germany’s economic boom times are over and Europe’s largest economy is on the way to a more normal growth path, Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe told Reuters on Monday after its latest survey...

US airstrikes kill six IS militants in Afghanistan

-- June 25, 2018 14:48:56

At least six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed after NATO and US-led coalition forces launched airstrikes on IS hideouts in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar Sunday night, authorities...

S Korean manufacturers see 4IR’s negative impact

-- June 25, 2018 14:24:13

Most South Korean manufacturers saw a negative impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), fourth major industrial era since the initial Industrial Revolution of the 18th century, on employment....

Indian shares tracks Asian peers lower

-- June 25, 2018 13:55:25

Indian shares inched lower on Monday, tracking weak Asian peers, as growing trade tensions between the United States and major economies of the world continued to dampen investors sentiment. A Wall...

SE Asian shares rise amid trade worries

-- June 25, 2018 13:42:48

Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday, amid the growing trade tensions between the United States and major economies of the world. The markets surged with the Philippines bouncing back af...

Mexico arrests 28 cops over political murder

-- June 25, 2018 12:58:56

Twenty-eight police officers in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a candidate for mayor in the municipality of Ocampo, local media...

Flash floods, landslides leave seven dead in Vietnam

-- June 25, 2018 11:38:52

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least seven people and left 12 missing in northern Vietnam since Saturday, the government’s Disaster Management Authority...

Asian shares slip on trade worries

-- June 25, 2018 11:06:57

Asian shares fell on Monday on escalating trade tensions between the United States and major economies while oil prices gave up some of their hefty gains made after major oil producers agreed to a mod...

Ex-Vatican diplomat gets five-year jail term over child porn

-- June 24, 2018 11:22:29

A former Vatican diplomat has been sentenced to five years in prison for child pornography offences. Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella pleaded guilty at a Vatican court, which heard that dozens of porn...

Three kidnapped Turkish engineers freed in Libya

-- June 24, 2018 11:07:38

Three Turkish engineers kidnapped last year in the southern Libyan town of Ubari have been released, the UN-backed Libyan government said. In November, an unknown armed group kidnapped four engineers...

China consumer prices likely to stable in H2 2018

-- June 23, 2018 16:03:23

The consumer prices in China are likely to be stable in the second half (H2) of the year, the state planner said on Saturday, amid the trade dispute with the United States. “The market in gener...

Blast strikes new Ethiopian PM’s rally

-- June 23, 2018 14:09:28

An explosion has shaken a rally for Ethiopia’s new PM Abiy Ahmed which was being attended by thousands of people in Addis Ababa. Ahmed was taken away by security personnel immediately after his...

Global stocks rise, oil prices jump

-- June 23, 2018 13:47:17

World stocks rose on Friday amid the global trade tensions, oil prices surged after OPEC decided on a modest production increase. US Treasury yields edged higher, trading in narrow ranges as risk app...

S Sudan rules out rebel leader Machar’s participation in govt

-- June 23, 2018 13:31:19

South Sudan offered to allow a rebel representative to join its government on Friday, but ruled out Riek Machar, saying they had “had enough” of the rebel leader after five years of civil...

Greece debt deal not a long-term relief: Jubilee USA

FE Online Desk June 23, 2018 13:21:41

The new deal that Greece has signed with European Union does not hold enough debt relief to keep the crisis-hit country out of trouble for a long term, the Jubilee USA network has observed. Parts of...

Dow snaps losing streak on energy lift

-- June 23, 2018 11:32:52

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed on Friday, as the Dow put to rest an eight-day losing streak with a boost from energy stocks, but losses in the technology space kept the Nasda...

Cambodian cops discover 33 pregnant women in surrogacy raid

-- June 23, 2018 11:20:56

Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women who were carrying babies on behalf of Chinese clients have been discovered during a raid on an illegal commercial surrogacy operation, police said on Saturday. F...

European shares rise; set for worst week in three months

-- June 22, 2018 15:00:45

European shares rose slightly on Friday morning but the markets are set for worst week in three months as the realities of rising global protectionism sank in, particularly for the autos sector. Fre...

Asian stocks fall on trade tensions

-- June 22, 2018 14:49:45

Asian shares slipped on Friday following Wall Street losses overnight as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the US as well as between the US and Europe. Japan's Nikkei 22...

Japan's core consumer prices rise 0.7pc in May

-- June 22, 2018 14:21:19

The core consumer prices in Japan gained 0.7 per cent in May from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. According to the data from the ministry of internal affairs and communications, the...

Greece gets debt relief from euro zone

-- June 22, 2018 11:55:29

Euro zone finance ministers on Friday extended maturities and deferred interest of a major part of their loans to Greece along with a big cash injection to ensure Athens can stand on its own feet afte...

Malaysia names new central bank governor

-- June 22, 2018 10:52:45

Malaysia has named Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, a former central bank deputy, as the new governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, a spokesman for the prime minister said on Friday, following the exit of its prev...

Asian shares hit 6-month lows as tariffs take economic toll

-- June 22, 2018 10:35:33

Asian shares slid to their lowest in six months on Friday, on signs US trade battles with China and many other countries are starting to chip away at corporate profits, while oil prices were choppy ah...

Taliban attacks leave eight cops dead, says Afghan official

-- June 21, 2018 15:58:33

The Taliban killed eight police in two separate attacks in Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said. Arif Noori, a spokesman for the governor of the southern Ghazni province, says six police were kill...

European human rights court rejects mass murderer Breivik’s appeal

-- June 21, 2018 14:40:13

The European Court of Human Rights rejected an appeal by Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik who says his prison condition amount to inhuman or degrading treatment, the court said on Thursday...

Nikkei edges up, tech shares rally

-- June 21, 2018 14:26:05

Japanese shares edged up on Thursday as concerns over China-US trade issues that hit markets early this week appeared to recede, while technology stocks rallied on the back of Nasdaq’s strong pe...

UK to publish post-Brexit immigration plans for EU citizens

-- June 21, 2018 13:47:09

Britain will outline its plans on Thursday for new immigration rules for European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom after Brexit as it calls on the bloc to give more details about its own pr...

‘China will maintain normal relations with Iran’

-- June 21, 2018 11:57:44

China will maintain normal relations with Iran, the Commerce Ministry in Beijing said on Thursday. Ministry spokesman Gao Feng made the comment when asked at a regular news briefing if Chinese firms...

Asian shares lower after Fed rate hike

-- June 21, 2018 11:24:57

Asian stocks slipped on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases. South Korea's market benchmark tumbled 1.6 per ce...

Russia criticises US exit from UN human rights council

-- June 20, 2018 16:08:52

Russia says that the US exit from the United Nations’ Human Rights Council reflects Washington’s unilateralist approach to global affairs. The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, announ...