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World’s most honest cities revealed

Reporters ‘lose’ wallets to test sincerity.

November 5, 2013 5:34
 
New york Regulator Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered joins the ranks of the ‘rogue and disgraced’

Barclays, Credit Suisse Group, ING and Lloyds have settled their fines after conclusive investigations but it did not end there for foreign banks. Standard Chartered could have its state license stripped by U.S. regulators for hiding illegal dealings with Iran

August 7, 2012 9:39
 

Best of the Web: Gorillas, Superheroes and the Oscars

This week, we have Gorilla’s who love iPhones, wealthy comic book geeks, a tribute to Marie Colvin and kids share thoughts on the Oscars.

February 23, 2012 3:23
 
New US sanctions hamper Iran bid to recover $1.75B

New US sanctions hamper Iran bid to recover $1.75B

New law requires a second freeze on Iranian assets in US; Iran central bank seeks to get at funds in US account

January 15, 2012 5:33
 
Top five global experience gifts sure to impress

Top five global experience gifts sure to impress

Forget shopping for gifts in crowded malls. Experience gifts are the wave of the future. Here are top five gifts in ascending price range that’s sure to impress.

December 12, 2011 3:15
 
Dubai ranks ninth globally for inbound visitors in 2011 – Index

Dubai ranks ninth globally for inbound visitors in 2011 – Index

London tops inbound figures and most tourist spend as MasterCard’s Index surveys factors like connectivity and being a destination city and how it affects the rate of economic recovery.

June 6, 2011 5:22
 
Finding favour in oil benchmark battle

Finding favour in oil benchmark battle

Malaysia's Petronas, Delta Air Lines adopt Brent for hedging; ICE Brent volumes cut NYMEX WTI advantage in past few weeks; Goldman Sachs says switch to Brent is "smart" for investors

April 11, 2011 12:39
 
Best of the Web: December 10, 2010

Best of the Web: December 10, 2010

Oman in pictures; Wikileaks' 10 greatest stories; How long will Google's magic last?; A futuristic taxi; and Iraq’s rappers.

December 10, 2010 2:42
 
Pakistan pledges full cooperation in Shahzad investigation

Pakistan pledges full cooperation in Shahzad investigation

Pakistani officials say that it is premature to link Shahzad to Taliban.

May 6, 2010 2:48
 

Times Square bomb suspect arrested on Dubai-bound flight

Faisal Shahzad, US national of Pakistani descent, was captured attempting to leave the US.

May 4, 2010 8:41
 
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