Bjarni Benediktsson, Iceland finance minister, talks about why the country still has capital controls in place and when they could be removed.» Read More
Boeing said the diversion resulted from an "inoperative antenna" used to transmit the plane's identification information during flight. Flight is allowed with the antenna not working, but requires air traffic controllers along the route to pre-approve the flight, Boeing said.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 15- Edward Snowden's unprecedented exposure of U.S. technology companies' close collaboration with national intelligence agencies, widely expected to damage the industry's financial performance abroad, may actually end up helping.
LONDON, Sept 13- Will top bankers' behaviour ever land them in jail? Even as laws evolve- in Britain, the government wants to criminalise recklessness in banking- a repeat of the global financial crisis and near-collapses of 2008 would not necessarily result in many more prosecutions today, lawyers say.
*Swiss banker to step down from Siemens board. BERLIN, Sept 12- In his first public comments since resigning from Switzerland's largest insurer after being named in the suicide note of its finance chief, Josef Ackermann said it was unfair to blame him for what he called a surprise tragedy.
India has rolled out a series of capital controls to help support the partially convertible rupee, which has been hammered 13 percent lower so far this year and stands at an all-time low against the dollar.
LONDON, July 24- Watch governments' revenues, and not just how much their economies produce, to see if they can support their debt piles. Federal Reserve policy thinking and the dollar's exchange rate, Chinese growth concerns and domestic political risks in the likes of Turkey or South Africa.
As U.K. Internet surfers prepare for major changes to the availability of online porn, U.S. porn companies are scrambling to determine the consequences for their bottom lines.
MOSCOW, June 24- Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's whereabouts were a mystery on Monday as Russia resisted White House pressure to send him back to the United States or stop him continuing on his journey to escape U.S. prosecution.
MOSCOW, June 23- A passenger plane believed to be carrying former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden from Hong Kong landed in Moscow on Sunday. A source at the Russian airline Aeroflot said earlier on Sunday that Snowden planned to fly from Moscow to Cuba on Monday and then go on to Venezuela.
HONG KONG, June 23- A former U.S. security contractor charged by Washington with espionage was allowed to leave Hong Kong on Sunday, his final destination not confirmed, because a U.S. request to have him arrested did not comply with the law, the Hong Kong government said.
*Booz Allen Hamilton says has fired Snowden. *Google and others seek loosening of secrecy on requests.
A group of American tourists have been rescued from a drifting Icelandic iceberg that broke off from land as they were trying to picnic on it.
Fatigued by years of austerity and swayed by promises of debt relief, Icelandic voters dumped the Social Democrats from power on Saturday,returning a center-right government that ruled over its financial collapse five years ago.
Who's winning the "Game of Thrones?" As the Lannister and Stark clans battle it out, these three countries are cashing in.
Europe's financial crisis is costing lives, with suicides and infectious diseases on the rise, yet politicians are not addressing the problem, health experts say.