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A Russian company on Wednesday announced an ambitious bid to fill the vacuum in the space tourism market by stationing an orbiting hotel in the cosmos.
On the eve of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's address to the United Nations General Assembly Israel's just departed UN Ambassador says she believes sanctions designed to slow Iran's nuclear program only have a chance to work if Iran's largest bank, The Central Bank of Iran, is directly targeted by the international financial community.
The ANSA news agency says Italian financial police have seized euro23 million ($30 million) from an account in the Vatican bank in an investigation into money laundering.
In two weeks, Alexandra Mallosi, 29, will be packing her bags and leaving the quiet Athens suburb of Holargos for Abu Dhabi to start a job as a hotel sales manager. It was not a tough decision, reports the New York Times.
U.S. investigators are widening their probe of alleged kickbacks paid to Russian authorities by employees of a Hewlett-Packard subsidiary in Germany.
For years, Anissa Benchamacha bought her meat in a parking lot, from vendors hawking near-expired products to Muslims eager to find food that met their religious requirements.
Russia announced a 12-month extension of its grain export ban on Thursday, raising fears about a return to the food shortages and riots of 2007-08, the FT reports.
Analysts at JPMorgan Chase lowered their price forecast and urged clients to sell oil. But how are the traders playing this call?
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Wheat prices spike because of a Russian drought. Beef prices rise as the world demands more protein. Corn prices rise to feed the beef. Milk prices jump seven percent in a year, partly because summer heat makes cows less productive. Eggs disappear from store shelves on salmonella fears.
On the Internet, he was known as BadB, a disembodied criminal flitting from one server to another selling stolen credit card numbers despite being pursued by the United States Secret Service.
Russia’s ban on grain exports, in response to a devastating drought, has sent prices shooting up all over the world. But farmers in wheat country, far from seeing the spike as an unexpected blessing, are wary, the New York Times explains.
Using infrared and microwave images of the entire planet taken twice a day, Lanworth can distinguish between each type of agricultural commodity—corn, soybeans, wheat and on and on—and discover the total number of acres of each planted overall.
The prehistoric monument of Stonehenge stands tall in the British countryside as one of the last remnants of the Neolithic Age. Recently it has also become the latest symbol of another era: the new fiscal austerity. The NYT reports.
Fears of a double-dip recession are good for markets, as this will pressure global central banks to stay liquid, said Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group.
Russia's reputation as a dangerous country for investors actually gives foreigners brave enough to invest there an advantage, Jochen Wermuth, CIO of Wermuth Asset Management, told CNBC Wednesday.
With money managers increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for global economic growth, more are looking for emerging markets in Asia to outperform.
“The rise has gone unnoticed because all the attention was on wheat,” Abdolreza Abbassian, senior grain economist at the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, told the Financial Times.
Unprecedented actions by central banks and governments across the world have averted a melt-down in the global economy but commentators say we are not out of the woods yet.
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