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World | Reuters | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Tucked between two desert ridges in southern Peru, Relave looks like any of the hundreds of ramshackle mining towns that blight the landscape in the world's sixth-largest gold exporter.
World | Hilary Stout, The New York Times | Monday March 3, 2014
American Express is introducing a new no-fee rewards credit card aimed at capturing a segment of consumers that it says has long eluded the company - people who are not big spenders and do not jet around the world for either work or play.
World | Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times | Monday March 3, 2014
President Vladimir Putin has left little doubt he intends to cripple Ukraine's new government, forcing it to make concessions or face the de facto partition of areas populated predominantly by ethnic Russians, from the Crimea to Odessa to the industr...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday February 24, 2014
India is likely to drag the US to World Trade Organisation (WTO) if America includes it in the 'Priority Foreign Country' list for intellectual property rights, a development that could further escalate trade tensions between the two.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday February 24, 2014
It is the ultimate symbol of chest-thumping American patriotic pride and now the United States flag must be "100 per cent made in the USA" - at least where the Pentagon is concerned.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 20, 2014
Its USD 19 billion buyout of WhatsApp will help Facebook expand footprint in emerging markets of Latin America and Asia, especially India, where the mobile instant messaging app is very popular.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 20, 2014
Even if you aren't sure what a Bitcoin is, you may soon find them at a nearby machine. The first Bitcoin ATMs are cropping up in North America, enabling consumers to swap cash for units of the crypto-currency, or cash in their Bitcoins. ATMs are comi...
Tuesday February 18, 2014
Sony had said that it hoped to sell 5 million units by the end of March after releasing the Playstation 4 on November 29 in the United States, Western Europe and Latin America and rolling it out across other Asian countries since then.
People | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Shirley Temple Black, the iconic child star of the 1930s who has died at age 85, melted hearts with her trademark blond ringlets and dimpled smile, and was a big bright spot in America's dark Depression era.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 25, 2014
With the news that America's largest liberal fundraising group is to back a Hillary Clinton presidential bid in 2016, a growing sense of inevitability is building around her prospective candidacy.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 18, 2014
After the "nasty spat" between India and US over an Indian diplomat, the emergence of Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, may cause even more tension between them, according to Time magazine.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 8, 2014
The bitter chill gripping North America is a result of Arctic air that has spilled southwards, and global warming may be a cause.
Offbeat | Reuters | Thursday January 2, 2014
The world's first state-licensed marijuana retailers legally permitted to sell pot for recreational use to the general public opened for business in Colorado on Wednesday with long lines of customers, marking a new chapter in America's drug culture.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 31, 2013
About half of Americans expect 2014 to be a better year than 2013, according to the recent AP-Times Square New Year's Eve poll.
World | Associated Press | Monday December 23, 2013
The first full day of winter brought a wild mix of weather across the United States on Sunday: ice and high wind in the upper Midwest and northeastern New England states, flooding in the South and record-shattering temperatures in the 60s and 70s Fah...
World | Carol Giacomo, The New York Times | Sunday December 22, 2013
The old US Embassy building in the heart of this capital city was recently opened to tours for Westerners. It is now a museum run by the Revolutionary Guard and its Basiji paramilitary allies, where they keep alive a paranoid narrative of American ma...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday December 19, 2013
In phone calls to Indian officials, the United States has expressed regret over the handling of the arrest of diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who was handcuffed and strip searched in New York last week. But India said today that America must apologise.
World | Azam Ahmed, The New York Times | Wednesday December 18, 2013
With one of the most important chapters of Afghanistan's history open before him, President Hamid Karzai took time this month for a personal meeting with the longtime foreign minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 15, 2013
Pope Francis said he knew a lot of "good" Marxists but was no communist himself, following criticism of his diatribes against unfettered capitalism from conservative commentators in the United States.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 10, 2013
The United States of America is marking the fifth anniversary of the detention of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo by calling for his release