Register for our free newsletter

Latest News

  • imf

    Great concern in poor countries – IMF

    Lagarde urged political clarity and actions to avoid the scheduled abrupt tightening of fiscal policy at the start of next year

    September 25, 2012 8:55
  • France accepts Qatari investment

    France accepts Qatari millions for troubled suburbs

    Business ties between France and Qatar have deepened in the past five years as the euro zone's No. 2 economy has overcome instincts for economic patriotism, welcoming investment in areas from sports to real estate and infrastructure.

    September 25, 2012 8:52
  • Egypt IMF loan

    Egypt says IMF deal doesn’t need approval

    "In accordance with the constitutional declaration, any international agreement needs to be approved by the legislative authority, and in the absence of parliament, President Mohamed Mursi is empowered to take such decisions"

    September 25, 2012 8:49

    Qatari man critically ill in UK with SARS-like virus

    The WHO said the Qatari patient had gone to the doctor on September 3, 2012, suffering from the symptoms of an acute respiratory infection.

    September 24, 2012 2:26

    New SARS-like virus discovered: WHO

    "The Health Protection Agency of the UK conducted laboratory testing and has confirmed the presence of a novel corona-virus," the WHO said.

    September 24, 2012 9:10

    Swiss lifts UAE ban but demands guarantee

    The government suspended arms exports to the Gulf state in July after a Swiss newspaper published a picture of a hand grenade made by Swiss weapons manufacturer RUAG

    September 23, 2012 8:42
  • A security guard stands at the entrance to the BAE Systems site in Brough

    BAE, EADS talks may spur more mergers

    Serious talks under way for months – sources; Complex deal faces hurdles, but U.S. may approve; Boeing CEO says company not threatened by merger

    September 13, 2012 1:41