First LGBTI job held in India after gay ban lifted

BENGALURU (Reuters) – An LGBTI job fair, in India, attracted more than 250 people on Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber. FILE PHOTO: A participant in a rainbow flag during a…

Twitter warns Pakistan rights activists over government

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Two Pakistani rights activists said on Monday they had been warned by Twitter about the social media network, a move that signals an ongoing push by authorities…

Twitter Pakistani warns rights activists over government criticism

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Social network Twitter has warned two Pakistani rights activists against objectionable content, they said on Monday, a move that signals a continuing push to the Asian nation.…

Russian military investigators seeking investigation of mercenary deployments

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Federation (IRC) to investigate the Russian Federation's criminal investigation of terrorism in Syria, Ukraine and Africa, a paramilitary leader said on Friday. The recruitment of civilians…

Germans rise in EU stress tests, still among the worst 10 banks in Europe

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German bank (DBKGn.DE) on Friday among the ten worst banks of recent European stress tests, another sign of weakness in Germany's largest lender. FILE PHOTO: A man…

The EU is making a new offer to the reluctant states regarding digital taxes: document

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU finance ministers will discuss a watered-down proposal for an EU-wide digital tax next week. This is evidenced by a document Reuters has seen, and attempts to…

Barrick, Randgold sweetens dividend before takeover vote

LONDON / TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada's Barrick Gold and takeover target Randgold Resources will increase their dividend distribution before shareholders vote for their $ 6.1 billion deal next week, miners…

Robust earnings boost stock markets after a brutal month

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Robust corporate earnings contributed to the upswing in global equity markets on Wednesday, easing off after a brutal October in which stocks suffered one of their…

Birthday child for Bitcoin, as investors have to accept a loss year-on-year

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin was heading for a year-over-year loss on Wednesday, its 10th anniversary, the first loss since last year's bull market, as the original and largest digital coin…

GM sees a strong overall year, gaining ahead of expectations

DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co. (Reuters)GM.N) posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday, saying that full-year earnings, driven by the new pick-up trucks, would be at the upper end of…