Oil prices mixed as Ukraine fears recede5/3/2014 16:14
Oil prices were mixed in Asia Wednesday as fears of an immediate armed conflict in Ukraine receded, but analysts said the presence of Russian-backed troops in the Crimean peninsula continue to support prices.
Obama's 2015 budget appeals to democrats4/3/2014 16:47
President Barack Obama will unveil an election-year budget on Tuesday that drops earlier proposals to cut future Social Security retirement benefits and seeks new money for infrastructure, education and job training.
Tokyo stocks close down 1.27% on Ukraine fears3/3/2014 9:03
Tokyo stocks fell 1.27 percent on fears of a conflict between Russia and Ukraine after Moscow's decision to send troops into the former Soviet republic was blasted by world leaders as a "clear violation" of its sovereignty.
Libya announces early results of assembly elections1/3/2014 20:51
Libya's electoral commission announced the preliminary results from polls for an assembly to draw up a new constitution, although 13 of 60 seats remained vacant after unrest in several areas stopped voting.
Morsi son arrested in Egypt drugs case1/3/2014 19:36
The authorities in Egypt arrested a 19-year-old son of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi Saturday, accusing him of possessing hashish cigarettes, a charge denied by his brother.
Ebay founder defends plan to retain PayPal27/2/2014 20:39
EBay's founder Pierre Omidyar is weighing in on billionaire investor Carl Icahn's claims that the company is not operating in the best manner for shareholder value.
Brazilian economy grew by 2.3% in 201327/2/2014 20:17
The Brazilian economy grew by 2.3 per cent in 2013, compared to 1-per-cent growth in 2012, the state-operated Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) said Thursday.