Turkish rapporteur says EU ready to discuss more support for refugees

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to discuss further support for Turkey regarding refugees from Syria, the European Parliament's new rapporteur on Turkey said on Friday, describing cooperation…

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…