India Looks To Sway Americans With Nuclear Power Insurance Plan
December 20 2014 1:26 AM
India is offering to set up an insurance pool to indemnify global nuclear suppliers against liability in the case of a nuclear accident.
GM Develops Contingency Plans In Case Takata Recalls Widen
December 20 2014 12:45 AM
General Motors has developed contingency plans in case recalls of potentially lethal Takata-made air bag inflators widens.
Crank Up Public Spending To Revive India Growth: Chief Economic Adviser
December 19 2014 7:14 AM
Arvind Subramanian said on Friday that India should increase public spending to boost economic growth in the medium term.
Detained China Rights Lawyer Facing 'Inhuman Torment,' Wife Says
December 19 2014 5:15 AM
Pu Zhiqiang, one of China's most outspoken dissidents, was arrested in June on charges that supporters say are politically motivated.
Swiss Central Bank Announces Negative Interest Rates To Stem Flight Into Franc
December 19 2014 3:46 AM
Swiss National Bank announced it would impose an interest rate of -0.25 percent on the portion of so-called "sight deposits."
US Marine, Charged With Killing Transgender Filipino, Appears In Court
December 19 2014 2:24 AM
Joseph Scott Pemberton has been charged with the murder of Jeffrey Laude, who was found dead in a hotel in northwest of Manila.
Asia Stocks Boast Biggest Rise In 15 Months
December 19 2014 2:08 AM
Asian shares enjoyed their best day in 15 months on Friday after Wall Street boasted its biggest two-day advance since late 2011.
Tata, Singapore Air Venture Vistara To Take Off On Jan 9
December 19 2014 12:29 AM
Based in New Delhi, the full service Vistara will begin operations with a fleet of new Airbus A320-200s with 148 seats.
French Parliament Passes Deficit-Cutting 2015 Budget
December 18 2014 7:28 AM
The French parliament approved President Francois Hollande’s revised 2015 deficit-cutting budget on Thursday.
China Police Chief Who Released Drunk Son Charged With Graft
December 18 2014 4:59 AM
China's governing Communist Party has been waging a campaign against corruption, in a bid to increase its legitimacy.
Fed Confident On US Growth, Opens Door Wider To Rate Hike
December 18 2014 3:55 AM
The Fed has held benchmark overnight rates near zero since December 2008.
Russia Minister Says Ukraine Sanctions Could Last 'Decades'
December 18 2014 3:02 AM
Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev told a Russian paper: "When a U.S. law is passed it is very hard to change it afterwards."
Three Arrested In Europe Over Plot To Sell Weapons To FARC
December 17 2014 11:27 PM
The men were charged with conspiracy to kill employees of the U.S., and with conspiracy to provide material support to a Colombian rebel group.
Obama Signs $1.1 Trillion Government Spending Bill
December 17 2014 7:12 AM
President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week.
Drone Strike In Afghanistan Kills Four Pakistani Taliban: Official
December 17 2014 6:07 AM
A U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed four Pakistani Taliban members and seven other insurgents.
China's Baidu Confirms Investment In Online Taxi Service Uber
December 17 2014 2:48 AM
Chinese Internet giant Baidu confirmed it is buying a stake in Uber but didn't disclose the stake size or the investment amount.
Asian Business Sentiment Rebounds In Fourth Quarter, India Most Optimistic
December 17 2014 2:37 AM
Business sentiment among Asia's top companies rebounded in the fourth quarter to the second-highest level in almost three years.
India's SpiceJet Airline Grounds Fleet For Lack Of Fuel
December 17 2014 12:27 AM
Loss-making SpiceJet owes money to creditors, including oil companies.
Investors See Greek Upheaval Ring-Fenced From Rest Of Euro Zone
December 16 2014 9:08 PM
Greece's future in the euro zone may hang in the balance once more, but investors believe the market fallout from any current political turbulence can be insulated.
Repsol To Buy Talisman Energy For $13B
December 16 2014 6:29 AM
Analysts said the Spanish company had paid a hefty price for Talisman.