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World Bank (WB) is working with the government of Azerbaijan to reduce the number of bad loans in the banking sector of the country.
(Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co reported a 5.1 percent drop in quarterly revenue, citing "difficult external conditions" in many of its emerging and developing markets, including China and Argentina.
As commodities values decrease, recycling redemption centers in the Bay Area are closing, leaving existing ones struggling to keep up with demand and residents looking to cash in on the recyclable dep
ATHERTON -- The Atherton City Council on Wednesday put off asking voters to approve a change in the town's business-license tax structure.
First report by the National Venture Capital Association Diversity Task Force shows firms making strides toward including women, minorities.
A 'bread breaking' to commemorate the opening of a state-of-the-art, 50,000-square-foot flagship Whole Foods store was disrupted Tuesday by activists protesting violence against animals.
The Spanish lender took a €120 million second-quarter write-down for its contribution to a fund intended to share the burden of bad loans with investors.
Latest Lifestyle
STEPHANIE Pratt has opened up about a pretty horrific beauty blunder. The Made In Chelsea star has revealed how she was left with eyelashes that looked like caterpillars after making the worst mista
ONE Love Island star has everyone talking on Instagram. The former cast member of this year's show has shared a picture of herself just weeks before entering the villa. And she looks like a totally
FRANKIE Bridge had short pixie hair for the majority of the time she was in The Saturdays. And after giving birth to her second son Carter and completing her time on Strictly Come Dancing, the young
Russian state-owned arms producer Almaz-Antey will open weapons and military hardware maintenance and repair facilities in Sevastopol (Ukraine's Crimea annexed by Russia).
Some listeners assume the genre's biggest concern these days is keeping beer cold on a hot summer day, but country singers sing about real heartache all the time.
At the premiere of her latest movie "Bad Moms," Mila Kunis reveals how she and husband Ashton Kutcher "high-five each other" every night after putting their daughter to bed for surviving another day o
Ethiopian scientists have discovered mosquitoes are repulsed by the smell of chicken, raising hopes for the development of a novel way to prevent a disease that kills hundreds of thousands ev
Latest Tech
Smartphone-maker Xiaomi on Wednesday forayed into the laptop segment with the launch of the Mi Notebook Air in China. The 13.3-inch Mi Notebook Air features an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, NV...
Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the tech giant is “looking forward” to setting up retail stores in India to tap into the booming smartphone market here.“India is now one of our fastest growing markets. I
BlackBerry DTEK50 shows this company has a rare spirit of dogged perseverance seldom seen in the corporate world.
Xiaomi Redmi Pro and Mi Notebook Air is being launched today by the company at a special event in Beijing.
The Smartron t-phone will be available for sale from July 28. The price of the smartphone is Rs 22,999.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air is the first Windows 10 notebook from Chinese smartphone maker. Here is how it stacks up against Macbook Air, Dell XPS 13 and HP Envy 13
Self-healing technology will help make chemically protective suits that may prevent farmers from exposure to pesticides
Latest Health
(Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc reported a better-than-expected profit as enrolments rose in its Medicaid plans, which cater to low-income Americans.
Growing pressures are leading UK hospitals to increasingly rely on premium overtime pay to get consultants to do extra work. One doctor in Lancashire made £375,000 in overtime.
Joan Carpenter, 82, was protesting outside Chorley A&E when she fell. Instead of being taken inside, she was driven 15 miles to Royal Preston Hospital. Her son said this was 'absurd'.
To battle ageing, the human body holds a reservoir of non-specialised cells that can regenerate organs.
The influx of cells regenerated the tiny, delicate patch of tissue known as the trabecular meshwork, which serves as a drain for the eyes to avoid fluid buildup.
Researchers from the University of Gothenburg say the findings highlight the need to increase physical activity and reduce sitting for long periods of time.
Miss World Australia is shining a light on health and wellness. Pageant winner Madeline Cowe will be mentored by health and wellness coach Andi Lew on the importance of exercise and nutrition.
Latest Finance
Tehran, July 27, IRNA – In a meeting with Armenian Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Levon Yolyan, Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian called for boosting electricity imports and exports.
NAIROBI, July 27 (Reuters) - Kenya's parliament on Wednesday morning passed a bill capping lending rates by commercial banks at 4 percentage points above the central bank's benchmark rate, the leader
SAO PAULO, July 27 (Reuters) - Banco Santander Brasil SA beat second-quarter profit estimates on Tuesday, after the nation's largest foreign lender reaped bigger-than-expected jump in interest and fee
July 27 (Reuters) - Shawbrook Group Plc will have a lower period of growth than the company would have seen if Britain had not voted to leave the EU - CEO For the full story, click on: Further co
July 27 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com.
July 27 (Reuters) - India's NSE index rose to its highest in more than 15 months on Wednesday as sentiment turned positive after the federal government and states made some progress on the Goods and S
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Latest Sport
The IAAF has rebuffed Russia's latest bid to overturn the ban on most of its track and field team competing at the Olympics
The mother in law of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been kidnapped for ransom in her home city of Sao Paulo.
Ivan Gazidis, Arsenal’s chief executive, discusses winning, pressure and what he wants his team to look like even after he and Manager Arsène Wenger are gone.
The Heads Up Football program has been sold to youth football leagues and parents as statistically proven to reduce injuries, but a review of the evidence tells a different story.
The Man Utd signing is not planning on giving up football any time soon as the 34-year-old starts life at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho.
Cricket: My best game was in India, says South Africa's Rabada
New Delhi, July 27: He remains the youngest boxer in India's Olympic contingent even four years after his debut at the big event but what has changed drastically for Shiva Thapa are "strength, enduran
Bengaluru, July 27: West Indian batting legend Sir Vivian Richards is "scared" not with cricketing matters but due to the amount of terror attacks that have shook the world in recent times. 80 dead in
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