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Published:Thursday | June 11, 2015 | 7:38 PMAP

Rupert Murdoch will soon hand over the reins of the media dynasty that began with his father's Australian newspaper nearly a century ago, to his sons. The specific timing of the handoff of 21st Century Fox is unclear. But as James Murdoch...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2015 | 9:40 AMAP

Water has begun flooding into an expanded section of the Panama Canal as engineers begin testing new locks. It's a key step in a project that will affect trade across the world. Officials overseeing the multibillion-dollar canal expansion...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Former BlackBerry co-chief executive Jim Balsillie said Tuesday that Apple's introduction of the iPhone and BlackBerry's rushed attempt to match it was devastating for the once iconic company. Balsillie said in his first public remarks...

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2015 | 11:05 PMAP
Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

HSBC Holdings, Europe's largest bank by market value, will cut up to 25,000 jobs globally to reduce costs and shift its centre of gravity further toward the fast-growing Asian economies where it started operations 150 years ago. The London-...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Shares in Deutsche Bank soared Monday, a day after the company said its co-CEOs, Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen, will step down early. The bank's shares were up 5.1 per cent in afternoon trading in Frankfurt at €29.02 – by far the...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2015 | 4:58 PMAP

The world should move away from using fossil fuels by the end of this century, G-7 leaders said Monday, setting an ambitious but distant goal ahead of a global conference on climate change this year. The leaders of seven wealthy democracies also...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

OPEC decided to keep its oil output target on hold Friday and predicted prices would remain low for the foreseeable future – good news for both for oil-hungry international industries and consumers at the gas pump. The cartel said its output...

Published:Wednesday | June 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

In the two months since Airbnb started doing business in Cuba, listings have ballooned to about 2,000. The website makes it relatively easy to find lodging in a country that's largely been cut off from the online booking systems most travellers...

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2015 | 11:06 AMAP

Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for US$55.33 billion, creating another US television and Internet giant. And executives say they're confident regulators will allow it. The deal comes a month after Comcast, the country's...

Published:Monday | May 25, 2015 | 12:40 PMAP

Greece's government on Monday ruled out restricting access to bank accounts and the free movement of money if there is no breakthrough soon in tortuous talks with bailout creditors and its dwindling cash reserves dry up. The possibility of...

Published:Monday | May 25, 2015 | 12:00 PMAP

Guyana's new president has appointed 27 ministers to his cabinet after his opposition coalition won the South American country's general election. Retired army general David Granger awarded several ministries to the smaller Alliance for...

Published:Friday | May 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than US$5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets, a rare instance in which federal prosecutors have wrung an admission of criminal wrongdoing from a...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Under pressure from United States safety regulators, Takata Corp has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in US history. The...

Published:Monday | May 18, 2015 | 11:08 PMAP

UNITED KINGDOMLONDON, (AP):The City of London police have issued a warning about the health risks posed by counterfeit makeup.Police said yesterday that imitations of brand-name makeup are often produced in unsanitary conditions. They said rat...

Published:Thursday | May 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP
Published:Wednesday | May 13, 2015 | 11:03 PMAP

GREECEATHENS, (AP):Greece's prime minister held his second ministerial meeting in as many days yesterday, when official data confirmed the cash-strapped country is back in recession amid concern over much-delayed bailout talks with creditors.Alexis...

Published:Monday | May 11, 2015 | 11:02 PMAP

LONDON, (AP):Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives may have won the British election and ushered their coalition partner out the door, but that doesn't mean it's all smooth sailing for his government for the next five years.With...

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2015 | 11:03 PMAP
Published:Monday | May 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

ROME (AP):Italian Coast Guard and commercial vessels came to the rescue of at least 16 boats of migrants yesterday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels...

Published:Thursday | April 23, 2015 | 11:08 PMAP
Published:Thursday | April 23, 2015 | 11:06 PMAP

MALTAVALLETTA, (AP):European officials honoured the dead of the Mediterranean's worst-ever migrant disaster yesterday as more would-be refugees arrived in Italy and prosecutors questioned the suspected smugglers.Twenty-four caskets containing the...

Published:Wednesday | April 15, 2015 | 11:02 PMAP
Published:Tuesday | April 14, 2015 | 11:03 PMAP

KENYANAIROBI, (AP):The nerves of commuters are fraying in Kenya's capital, where getting from A to B isn't as easy as it sounds.A plan launched this month to ease road congestion by replacing key traffic circles with intersections and stoplights has...

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