Monday, Mar 27 2017 | Time 06:10 Hrs(IST)
image
  • BOJ March meeting summary: Easy policy to stay for a while
  • Thousands on alert as Cyclone Debbie bears down on Australia
  • Japanese manufacturers brace for possible U.S. import tax - Reuters poll
  • Rain delays start of third day in third NZ-S Africa test
  • Sudan cooperating with Chad and France over kidnapped Frenchman -state news agency
  • China's Li says he will focus on trade ties during New Zealand visit
  • US Treasury futures little changed on open
  • US equity futures drop 0.3 percent
  • Centre-right GERB party wins Bulgaria's polls -partial official results
  • Rain delays start of third day in third NZ-S Africa test
  • Bahrain breaks Iran-linked "terrorist" cell behind bus attack -report
  • Poland surge clear at the top after 2-1 win in Montenegro
  • Quick goal sets Northern Ireland on way to win over Norway
  • Belgium hit by new injury concerns ahead of Russia friendly
  • Libya's National Oil Corp warns of new attempt at independent oil sales
World

Sri Lankan shares edge up from 1-yr low on foreign buying

24 Mar 2017 | 6:27 PM

COLOMBO, Mar 24 (Reuters) Sri Lankan shares edged up on Friday from a more than one-year closing low as foreign investors picked up battered shares in a market that had already factored in a monetary policy tightening by the central bank, dealers said.

 Sharesee more..

Russia c bank sees lending growth of 5-7 pct in 2017

24 Mar 2017 | 6:26 PM

MOSCOW, Mar 24 (Reuters) Russia's Central Bank expects lending growth of 5-7 percent this year, Governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Friday.

 Sharesee more..

Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, 11 dead - broadcaster NTV

24 Mar 2017 | 6:22 PM

ANKARA, Mar 24 (Reuters) A boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Aegean coast today, killing 11 people and leaving four missing, Turkish broadcaster NTV said.

 Sharesee more..

EMA panel backs Novo Nordisk's haemophilia B drug

24 Mar 2017 | 6:06 PM

Udated, Mar 24 (Reuters) A panel of the European Medicines Agency said it recommended granting marketing approval to Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk's haemophilia B drug.

 Sharesee more..

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel to use as mothership - police

24 Mar 2017 | 6:05 PM

BOSASSO, Somalia, Mar 24 (Reuters) Somali pirates have taken over a small Somali boat to use as a base to attack larger ships, Somali police said today.

 Sharesee more..

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel to use as mothership - police

24 Mar 2017 | 5:47 PM

BOSASSO, Somalia, Mar 24 (Reuters) Somali pirates have taken over a small Somali boat to use as a base to attack larger ships, Somali police said today.

 Sharesee more..

French citizen kidnapped in Chad taken into Sudan - security source

24 Mar 2017 | 5:45 PM

N'DJAMENA, Mar 24 (Reuters) A French citizen kidnapped in Chad near the border with Sudan's Darfur region has been taken into Sudan, a senior Chadian security source said today.

 Sharesee more..
Mosul's east begins to bustle but healing a long way off

Mosul's east begins to bustle but healing a long way off

24 Mar 2017 | 5:32 PM

* East Mosul staggers back to life * Men seek work, clear rubble * Scars of IS rule remain * Battle goes on across the river By John Davison MOSUL, Iraq, Mar 24 (Reuters) Eastern Mosul is coming back to life.

 Sharesee more..

Swiss open probe into spying in Switzerland's Turkish community

24 Mar 2017 | 5:30 PM

ZURICH, Mar 24 (Reuters) Switzerland has opened a criminal probe into possible spying involving Switzerland's Turkish community, federal prosecutors said today.

 Sharesee more..

Kremlin says Russian opposition plans for weekend protest are illegal

24 Mar 2017 | 5:30 PM

MOSCOW, Mar 24 (Reuters) The Kremlin today said calls from prominent Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny to hold a protest rally in the centre of Moscow on Sunday were an illegal provocation.

 Sharesee more..

Tunisia pushing "economic emergency" bill to spur investment - official

24 Mar 2017 | 5:20 PM

* Bill clears bureaucracy on big infrastructure projects * Opposition says change could lead to corruption * Previous reforms stymied by political infighting TUNIS, Mar 24 (Reuters) Tunisia is drafting an "economic emergency" bill that will allow the government to bypass bureaucratic hurdles and speed up large-scale projects as it seeks to boost growth and create jobs, a senior official said.

 Sharesee more..

Healthcare scramble writes new chapter in Trump's 'Art of the Deal'

24 Mar 2017 | 5:19 PM

By Yasmeen Abutaleb, David Morgan and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, Mar 24 (Reuters) In the middle of a confused three-day scramble by US Republicans to save their plan to dismantle Obamacare, President Donald Trump telephoned a former small-town sandwich shop owner from the North Carolina mountains on Wednesday afternoon.

 Sharesee more..

Germany relaxes some bird flu restrictions as threat recedes

24 Mar 2017 | 5:19 PM

HAMBURG, Mar 24 (Reuters) German authorities said today they will relax some restrictions introduced to combat the spread of bird flu as the risk from the disease is falling.

 Sharesee more..

Iraqi forces prepare new push, tactics in Mosul as civilians flee city

24 Mar 2017 | 5:18 PM

By Angus MacSwan MOSUL, Iraq, Mar 24 (Reuters) Iraqi forces are preparing a fresh push against Islamic State using new tactics, but operations to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country are on hold, military officials said today.

 Sharesee more..

China air quality got markedly worse in Jan-Feb - ministry

24 Mar 2017 | 5:08 PM

SHANGHAI, Mar 24 (Reuters) China's air quality was markedly worse in the first two months of the year than the same period of 2016 following a series of smog outbreaks in northern China, official data published today showed.

 Sharesee more..

As art bonanza hits Hong Kong, China's capital controls loom large

24 Mar 2017 | 5:07 PM

By Farah Master and Venus Wu HONG KONG, Mar 24 (Reuters) As visitors sip champagne at Hong Kong's Art Basel event this week and take selfies with replicas of deceased leaders Fidel Castro and Mao Zedong, a more urgent issue is rumbling through dealers exhibiting – how big an impact China's capital controls will be in the coming year.

 Sharesee more..

Driver who sped through Antwerp shoppers faces terrorism charges

24 Mar 2017 | 5:07 PM

BRUSSELS, Mar 24 (Reuters) A man who sped a car down a pedestrian shopping street in Antwerp has been charged with attempted terrorist murder, Belgium's federal prosecutors said today.

 Sharesee more..

Putin meets France's Le Pen in Moscow, says won't interfere in election

24 Mar 2017 | 5:06 PM

MOSCOW, Mar 24 (Reuters) President Vladimir Putin met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin today and told her Russia had no intention of interfering in France's presidential election.

 Sharesee more..

Merkel concerned Israeli settlements undermine two-state solution

24 Mar 2017 | 5:06 PM

BERLIN, Mar 24 (Reuters) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today she was concerned about Israel's building of settlements in the occupied West Bank, which she said was undermining progress towards a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinian territories.

 Sharesee more..

UN boosts inquiry into North Korea crimes against humanity

24 Mar 2017 | 4:49 PM

GENEVA, Mar 24 (Reuters) The top United Nations human rights body agreed today to boost its investigation into widespread violations in North Korea with a view to documenting alleged crimes against humanity for future prosecution.

 Sharesee more..

Europe's financial lifeline from London in doubt

24 Mar 2017 | 4:49 PM

By John O'Donnell FRANKFURT, Mar 24 (Reuters) For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance.

 Sharesee more..

UN launches probe of crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

24 Mar 2017 | 3:48 PM

GENEVA, Mar 24 (Reuters) The top United Nations human rights body agreed today to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

 Sharesee more..

London attacker Khalid Masood was a 52-year-old criminal with militant links

24 Mar 2017 | 3:43 PM

* Attacker's associates wanted to join jihadi groups * Khalid Masood had long string of convictions * Police suspect "Islamist-related terrorism" By Michael Holden BIRMINGHAM, England, Mar 24 (Reuters) Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat.

 Sharesee more..

Explosion in cairo suburb kills one, injures three - security sources

24 Mar 2017 | 3:42 PM

CAIRO, Mar 24 (Reuters) One man was killed and three others injured in an explosion in the Cairo suburb of Maadi, security sources told Reuters today.

 Sharesee more..
Police arrest two more over British parliament attack

Police arrest two more over British parliament attack

24 Mar 2017 | 3:41 PM

LONDON, Mar 24 (Reuters) British police said they had made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attack on London's parliament and gave the birth name of the man behind the assault as Adrian Russell Ajao.

 Sharesee more..

Trump's Indonesia business partner says planned resort to respect Bali traditions

24 Mar 2017 | 3:23 PM

By Cindy Silviana JAKARTA, Mar 24 (Reuters) The Indonesian business partner of the Trump group has pledged to respect Hindu traditions and follow building height restrictions at a luxury hotel and golf resort it is developing near a temple on the island of Bali.

 Sharesee more..
French Defence Minister sees Raqqa battle starting in coming days

French Defence Minister sees Raqqa battle starting in coming days

24 Mar 2017 | 2:23 PM

PARIS, March 24 (Reuters)A battle against Islamic State to recapture the Syrian city of Raqqa is likely to start in the coming days, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday.

 Sharesee more..

Police arrest two more over British parliament attack

24 Mar 2017 | 2:04 PM

LONDON, Mar 24 (Reuters) British police said they had made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attack on London's parliament and gave the birth name of the man behind the assault as Adrian Russell Ajao.

 Sharesee more..

Hong Kong shares tick up; Huishan Dairy plummets

24 Mar 2017 | 2:03 PM

Undated,March 24 (Reuters)Hong Kong stocks eked out marginal gains on Friday, with investors awaiting corporate earnings and a vote on a new U.

 Sharesee more..

Russia says six of its soldiers killed in Chechnya base attack

24 Mar 2017 | 1:51 PM

MOSCOW, Mar 24 (Reuters)Russia said on Friday that six of its soldiers had been killed while successfully repelling a militant assault on a military facility in Chechnya.

 Sharesee more..
image