Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 | Last Update : 09:07 AM IST

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Oil prices climb as US, Iran tensions mount

West Texas Intermediate crude was up 70 cents, or 1.2 per cent, at USD 58.13 a barrel.

24 Jun 2019 2:21 PM

Tiny insect stops dozens of trains, affects 12k people in Japan

Local media said the slug had been burned to death after short-circuiting the device.

23 Jun 2019 1:06 PM

Retiring Spain star Torres eyes future coaching role

The 35-year-old, once one of the deadliest marksmen in the world, would not rule out a future in coaching.

23 Jun 2019 11:15 AM

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes

US West Texas Intermediate crude gained 44 cents, or 0.8 per cent, to USD 54.34 a barrel.

19 Jun 2019 8:46 AM

G20 countries set to seal marine pollution deal

Plastic pollution has become an increasing concern, particularly after bans imposed by some countries on the import of plastic waste.

16 Jun 2019 6:38 PM

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Greater participation of MSMEs boosts domestic, global trade: Piyush Goyal at G20

The meeting focused on the ways to promote trade and cooperation among the G20 countries.

09 Jun 2019 11:55 AM

G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing'

Global growth appears to be stabilizing and is projected to pick up moderately later this year and into 2020, said G20 communique.

08 Jun 2019 6:04 PM

'Hurry up!': G20 urged to speed up tax on tech giants

While there were gaps on exact system, the policymakers agreed there needed to be a global approach to taxing the tech giants.

08 Jun 2019 12:05 PM

France ready to cut Renault stake to shore up Nissan partnership: finance minister

The proposed Fiat Chrysler deal collapsed suddenly on Thursday, with FCA laying the blame at the door of Paris.

08 Jun 2019 11:10 AM

Oil prices fall on rise in US inventories, supply worries

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down by 32 cents, or 0.6 per cent, at USD 53.16 a barrel.

05 Jun 2019 9:04 AM

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14 injured as driverless train goes wrong way in Japan

Mikami added that the operator has shut down the line and it was uncertain when services would be resumed.

02 Jun 2019 1:18 PM

Donald Trump says nuclear deal with Iran achievable as sanctions sting

In Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran was not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict.

28 May 2019 11:52 AM

2 Dead, 17 injured in Japan mass stabbing

The fire department said 17 others were injured in the attack, among them more children.

28 May 2019 8:19 AM

Japanese man dies in flight after consuming 246 cocaine packets

The prosecutor’s office says other passengers reported seeing the man convulsing in the early hours of Friday.

27 May 2019 1:39 PM

Trump addresses Japan over trade gap, expects ‘good things’ from North Korea

Trump explicitly linked trade and security, a link that disturbs Tokyo, whose alliance with US stands at the core of its defence policies.

27 May 2019 10:52 AM

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Trump becomes first foreign leader to meet Japan's new Emperor

After calling on Naruhito in the morning, Trump and his avowed close friend Abe will meet for summit talks and have lunch.

27 May 2019 8:48 AM

North Korea's weapon test did not disturb me: Trump

"North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me, Trump wrote on Twitter.

26 May 2019 9:01 AM

Donald Trump arrives in Japan as trade talk looms

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat Trump to an imperial banquet and front row seats at a sumo tournament during the trip.

25 May 2019 3:10 PM

Trade with Japan not as big a problem for Donald Trump as China

The USD 70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the US is dwarfed by China’s USD 379 billion surplus.

25 May 2019 9:28 AM

Oil surges after OPEC indicates it will maintain output cuts

US West Texas Intermediate crude was 82 cents, 1.3 per cent, higher at USD 63.58 a barrel.

20 May 2019 10:33 AM

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