Archive March 2014

Kerry meets with Lavrov on Ukraine, urges troop pullback

Kerry meets with Lavrov on Ukraine, urges troop pullback

Published 31/03/2014

PARIS/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks on Sunday about ways to defuse the crisis [more…]

A soulful Robert Cray tunes in to the sounds of his youth

Published 31/03/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Veteran blues guitarist and singer Robert Cray has set off on a new U.S. and European tour with an album harking back [more…]

SocGen facing bribery lawsuit over Libyan deals

SocGen facing bribery lawsuit over Libyan deals

Published 31/03/2014

(Reuters) - Libya's sovereign wealth fund has filed a $1.5 billion lawsuit against Societe Generale (SOGN.PA ), accusing it of funneling bribes worth tens of [more…]

Euro steady ahead of inflation data, ECB

Published 31/03/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro held firm on Monday ahead of inflation data that will set the tone for this week's meeting of the European [more…]

Samsung Electronics’ mobile head paycheck hits $5.8 million, beating Apple’s Cook

Published 31/03/2014

SEOUL (Reuters) - Head of Samsung Electronics Co's mobile business, J.K. Shin, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his [more…]

French reshuffle may loom after Hollande’s Socialists suffer local poll rout

French reshuffle may loom after Hollande’s Socialists suffer local poll rout

Published 31/03/2014

PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande was due to take soundings on a possible cabinet reshuffle on Monday after a drubbing for his Socialists in [more…]

North Korea fires artillery close to South in drill

North Korea fires artillery close to South in drill

Published 31/03/2014

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired artillery close to a disputed maritime border with the South on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, although [more…]

Mercedes march on but Red Bull closing in

Mercedes march on but Red Bull closing in

Published 31/03/2014

SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another [more…]

New York state joins NYC in suing FedEx for shipping untaxed cigarettes

Published 31/03/2014

(Reuters) - New York state joined New York City in suing package delivery company FedEx Corp for allegedly violating state and federal laws by illegally [more…]

U.S. hire former Germany coach Vogts as special adviser

U.S. hire former Germany coach Vogts as special adviser

Published 31/03/2014

BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States have hired former Germany coach and World Cup winner Berti Vogts as a special adviser until the World Cup [more…]