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Samsung exec says Galaxy S5 to outsell S4
16/4/2014 9:39
Samsung exec says Galaxy S5 to outsell S4Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets.
Rio Tinto iron ore output drops in first-quarter
15/4/2014 7:40
Rio Tinto iron ore output drops in first-quarterAnglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto posted a fall in first-quarter iron ore production on Tuesday, blaming bad weather over western Australia.
Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang
16/4/2014 15:26
Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honour the pony car's 50th anniversary.
Other International News
Russia writes off 90 percent of North Korea debt, eyes gas pipelineRussia writes off 90 percent of North Korea debt, eyes gas pipeline
19/4/2014 14:52
Russia's parliament has agreed to write off almost $10 billion of North Korea's Soviet-era debt, in a deal expected to facilitate the building of a gas pipeline to South Korea across the reclusive state.
China coal mine death toll rises to 20: reportChina coal mine death toll rises to 20: report
19/4/2014 7:59
The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported.
EU urges Israel to reverse West Bank movesEU urges Israel to reverse West Bank moves
18/4/2014 16:38
EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton called on Israel to reverse recent actions, such as announcing new settlements in the occupied West Bank, to bolster faltering peace talks.
French president Hollande's top aide resignsFrench president Hollande's top aide resigns
18/4/2014 15:13
The French president's top adviser has resigned following allegations of a past conflict of interest, striking a new blow to the already unpopular Francois Hollande.
UK opposition party hires top Obama adviserUK opposition party hires top Obama adviser
18/4/2014 12:31
Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited a top adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama's campaigns to help with its leader's election bid next year.
Malaysian Muslims protest against Obama visitMalaysian Muslims protest against Obama visit
18/4/2014 12:16
About 100 Malaysian Muslim activists protested Friday outside the US embassy against the coming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of Islam.
Asian stocks rise in abbreviated tradingAsian stocks rise in abbreviated trading
18/4/2014 11:38
Asian stocks were mostly higher in trading muted by Good Friday observance.
Drone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian planeDrone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian plane
18/4/2014 11:20
An underwater drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner has dived to its deepest ever level, putting its equipment at unprecedented risk.
Turkey still hopes twitter will have an officeTurkey still hopes twitter will have an office
17/4/2014 14:34
Turkey's government said on Thursday it still hopes Twitter will open an office in the country a day after the social networking site ruled out such plans.
IMF no longer forces 'structural adjustment': LagardeIMF no longer forces 'structural adjustment': Lagarde
13/4/2014 8:42
The International Monetary Fund has changed and no longer imposes tough "structural adjustment" programs as it did in poor countries two decades ago, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Saturday.
Instagram photo-sharing service goes downInstagram photo-sharing service goes down
12/4/2014 20:07
Popular photo-sharing site Instagram was not working Saturday, as frustrated users quickly turned to social network Twitter and other web sites to share their complaints.
SA crime down: UN reportSA crime down: UN report
11/4/2014 16:53
The United Nations' latest report on crime shows South Africa has halved its murder rate.
BMW recalls half milllion cars worldwideBMW recalls half milllion cars worldwide
11/4/2014 16:32
German automaker BMW is recalling almost half a million vehicles worldwide due to an engine part defect.
UN chief urges independent rights monitoring in Western SaharaUN chief urges independent rights monitoring in Western Sahara
11/4/2014 14:16
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for "sustained, independent and impartial" monitoring of human rights in Western Sahara.
Samsung Galaxy S5 makes global debutSamsung Galaxy S5 makes global debut
11/4/2014 13:13
The latest version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphone went on sale worldwide on Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second consecutive quarter of profit decline.