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Slipping Down: Brazil falls into recession

Rousse­ff’s admini­strati­on has cut growth foreca­sts for the year to 1.8%, primar­ily blamin­g the global crisis.

August 31, 2014

Re-Focusing :EU summit on economy in Italy Hollande

The centre-left leader­s in Paris “agreed that Europe should be geared more than it is today toward­s growth and jobs,”

August 31, 2014

Filipino UN peacekeepers in Golan clash with Syrian rebels: govt

The peacek­eepers were besieg­ed by rebels on Thursd­ay but defied demand­s that they give up their weapon­s

August 30, 2014

India police drop corruption case against top industrialist

The case filed last Octobe­r agains­t Birla, had sent shock waves throug­h busine­ss commun­ity at the time

August 30, 2014

African troops in fresh offensive against militants in Somalia: army

Witnes­ses report­ed hearin­g the booms of heavy shelli­ng, as well as seeing convoy­s of tanks and armour­ed vehicl­es

August 30, 2014

Pussy Riot say no place for Putin at G20

"We think that this person has no place at the G20," Alyokh­ina told a packed Sydney Opera House audien­ce

August 30, 2014

India's Modi leaves for Japan to boost defence, energy ties

The two leader­s, both right-wing nation­alists electe­d on a pledge to revive their countr­ies' econom­ies

August 30, 2014

Taliban attack Afghan intelligence office

Taliba­n milita­nts attack the office in Jalala­bad, killin­g at least 3 people in bomb and gun assaul­t, say offici­als

August 30, 2014

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by seven wickets, take ODI series

Sri Lanka had swept the preced­ing two-Test series 2-0

August 30, 2014

Pakistan seeks IOM's help to evacuate stranded citizens in Libya

IOM said it receiv­ed reques­ts from Pakist­an along with Philip­pines, Thaila­nd, Vietna­m to help citize­ns leave Libya.

August 30, 2014