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Fighter jets escort US airliners after bomb threat
25th January 2015 Fighter jets escort US airliners after bomb threat WASHINGTON: A pair of F-16 fighter jets escorted two US commercial airliners to their landing in Atlanta on Saturday following a bomb threat online, an aviation spokesman said. A threat posted to Twitter prompted the jets to be...
US and Saudi uneasy allies in turbulent Middle East
24th January 2015 US and Saudi uneasy allies in turbulent Middle East WASHINGTON: Long standing ties between the United States, the world’s oldest democracy, and Saudi Arabia, an ultra-conservative Islamic absolute monarchy, have strained at times, but the unlikely allies remain bound by mutual interests in regional stability and oil....
Oil prices rise before ECB meeting, US supply report
22nd January 2015 Oil prices rise before ECB meeting, US supply report LONDON: Oil prices rose Thursday as dealers awaited a much-anticipated European Central Bank (ECB) policy meeting and the release of the latest US supply report, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for delivery in March climbedeight cents to...
Kerry’s ‘to-do’ list for restoring US-Cuba ties
22nd January 2015 Kerry’s ‘to-do’ list for restoring US-Cuba ties WASHINGTON: Cuba and the United States have much to negotiate before the two nations can normalize ties frozen for more than five decades, top US diplomat John Kerry said Wednesday. Speaking on the eve of ground-breaking talks in...
US Supreme Court mulls judicial campaign contributions
21st January 2015 US Supreme Court mulls judicial campaign contributions WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court’s nine justices appeared divided Tuesday during arguments on whether elected US judges should be able to accept campaign contributions, a move that opponents say causes judicial bias. A total of 39 of 50 US...
Obama says ‘shadow of crisis has passed’
21st January 2015 Obama says ‘shadow of crisis has passed’ WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared America has turned the page on years of war and economic hardship, in a populist-tinged State of the Union address that set up the battle to succeed him. Emboldened by a...
130-year-old ‘gun that won the West’ found in US park
17th January 2015 130-year-old ‘gun that won the West’ found in US park LOS ANGELES: US experts are scratching their heads after finding a more than 130-year-old Wild West rifle leaning against a Juniper tree in a remote area of a national park. The Winchester Model 1873 firearm was found in...
US to increase security, intelligence support to Pakistan
17th January 2015 US to increase security, intelligence support to Pakistan ISLAMABAD: The United States will enhance security and intelligence support with Pakistan in fighting terrorism, US State Secretary John Kerry said here Tuesday. “We all have a responsibility to ensure that these extremists are no longer able to...
US condemns ICC war crimes probe of Israel as ‘tragic irony’
17th January 2015 US condemns ICC war crimes probe of Israel as ‘tragic irony’ WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday condemned as a “tragic irony” the International Criminal Court’s decision to open a preliminary probe into possible war crimes committed by Israeli forces against Palestinians. “We strongly disagree with the ICC prosecutor’s...
Romney says he’s not running – for US Senate
17th January 2015 Romney says he’s not running – for US Senate WASHINGTON: Mitt Romney kept them guessing. In his first prominent speech since telling donors last week he was still interested in the White House, the 2012 Republican nominee hinted and quipped about a possible presidential run next year...
US prepared to boost security efforts to help Pakistan: Kerry
13th January 2015 US prepared to boost security efforts to help Pakistan: Kerry ISLAMABAD: The United States is set to boost its security and intelligence cooperation with Pakistan to step up its offensive against Islamist militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday. “I emphasized that the US is committed to...
Dollar down in Asian trade
12th January 2015 Dollar down in Asian trade SINGAPORE: The dollar fell in Asia Monday after a report revealed a decline in US wages that could dampen consumer spending and delay an interest rate increase. The euro was at $1.1857 in Singapore trade, up from $1.1842...
US vows continued counter terrorism support for Pakistan
10th January 2015 US vows continued counter terrorism support for Pakistan WASHINGTON: The Pentagon has said U.S. and Pakistan military cooperation continues to improve and that the United States would continue to support Pakistan in dealing with the shared threat of terrorism. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby...
Highest US officer yet admits guilt in bribery scandal
7th January 2015 Highest US officer yet admits guilt in bribery scandal LOS ANGELES: A US Navy commander pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking bribes including luxury hotel stays, cash and prostitutes in return for classified military information. Commander Jose Luis Sanchez was the fifth of seven charged, and most senior...
US plagued by doubts as it exits Afghan war
27th December 2014 US plagued by doubts as it exits Afghan war WASHINGTON- After 13 years, the United States is winding down its war in Afghanistan, plagued by doubts about what was accomplished at such a high cost. Instead of a sense of triumph at the close of the longest...
Dollar gives up US GDP data gains in Asia
25th December 2014 Dollar gives up US GDP data gains in Asia TOKYO- The dollar lost more ground in thin Asian trade Thursday, after a rally powered by decade-high US economic growth figures. In Tokyo afternoon trade, the US unit bought 120.14 yen, weakening from 120.44 yen in New York,...
Man arrested in latest US school shooting
13th December 2014 Man arrested in latest US school shooting LOS ANGELES:  Police in the northwestern US state of Oregon arrested a man Saturday in connection with a shooting outside a high school that left three people injured. Friday’s shooting outside the school in Portland was believed to...
US House approves spending bill to avoid government shutdown
12th December 2014 US House approves spending bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON:- The US House of Representatives narrowly approved a $1.1 trillion, nine-month federal spending bill late Thursday, barely two hours before a midnight government shutdown deadline. The 219-206 vote followed a bruising day of arm-twisting by the White...
Dollar slips in Asian trade
10th December 2014 Dollar slips in Asian trade TOKYO: – The dollar slipped against the yen in Asian trade Wednesday as risk appetite subsided and as eurozone fears returned on news that Greece had brought forward a destabilising presidential election. The dollar bought 119.52 yen in...
Obama: CIA torture ‘contrary to our values’
10th December 2014 Obama: CIA torture ‘contrary to our values’ WASHINGTON: US President Barack  Obama said Tuesday the CIA’s torture of Al-Qaeda suspects, as documented in a damning Senate report, had been counterproductive and contrary to American values. “The report documents a troubling program involving enhanced interrogation techniques...
Asia ekes out gains, sombre data offsets robust U.S. jobs numbers
8th December 2014 Asia ekes out gains, sombre data offsets robust U.S. jobs numbers TOKYO:- Asian stocks eked out gains on Monday in wake of much stronger-than-expected U.S. employment numbers, although sobering data highlighted the sluggishness in the region’s key economies and tempered gains. The dollar hovered at multi-year highs against the...
Asian markets mixed to higher after US jobs data
8th December 2014 Asian markets mixed to higher after US jobs data HONG KONG:- Asian shares closed mixed to higher Monday after a better-than-expected jump in US jobs creation, while another batch of weak Chinese trade figures fanned talk Beijing will introduce further economy-boosting measures. The dollar continued its march...
Hong Kong, Shanghai shares up on China stimulus hopes
8th December 2014 Hong Kong, Shanghai shares up on China stimulus hopes HONG KONG:- Shares in Hong Kong climbed 0.19 percent Monday as another batch of weak Chinese economic data fuelled hopes of further easing measures by Beijing. A surge in US jobs creation also provided support. The Hang Seng...
Tokyo stocks close flat
8th December 2014 Tokyo stocks close flat TOKYO:- Tokyo stocks closed flat Monday as buying on strong US jobs data and a weak yen fizzled. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange inched up 0.08 percent, or 15.19 points, to 17,935.64, the highest...
Tokyo stocks close flat
8th December 2014 Tokyo stocks close flat TOKYO:- Tokyo stocks closed flat Monday as buying prompted by strong US jobs data and a weak yen fizzled out. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange inched up 0.08 percent, or 15.19 points, to 17,935.64,...
Tokyo stocks open 0.47% higher
8th December 2014 Tokyo stocks open 0.47% higher TOKYO:- Tokyo stocks opened 0.47 percent higher on Monday after robust US jobs data boosted the dollar above 121 yen, which benefits Japanese exporters. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which closed at a fresh...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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