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Lending to British business drops $7.6bn

Lending to British business drops $7.6bn

Loans to businesses in Britain have declined 3.1 per cent year on year.

Portugal announces $1bn spending cuts to meet deficit

Portugal announces $1bn spending cuts to meet deficit

Portugal’s constitutional Court has rejected some of the austerity measures in the 2013 state budget.

Boston bombing suspects ‘Chechen’, FBI says

The remaining brother - suspect 2 - is on the run, the FBI says, and is dangerous.

Massive explosion tears through Texas fertilizer plant

Massive explosion tears through Texas fertilizer plant

The cause of the explosion and the earlier fire in the plant is under investigation.

North Korea sets conditions for talks

Pyongyang also urged Washington and Seoul to withdraw nuclear weapons stationed in and around South Korea.

Russia, Turkey talk Iran, middle east peace

Russia, Turkey talk Iran, middle east peace

Russia and Turkey are set to increase bilateral trade to hit $100 billion by 2020.

Africa’s GDP to grow 5.6% in 2013- IMF

Africa’s GDP to grow 5.6% in 2013- IMF

South Africa's economy is forecast to grow at 3.3 per cent next year, slated to push sub-Saharan growth.

35 dead, hundreds injured in Pakistan following Iran quake

35 dead, hundreds injured in Pakistan following Iran quake

Local media said that over 1,000 houses collapsed as a result of the earthquake.

French President set to visit China

French President set to visit China

The two sides will exchange views on Sino-French ties, says a foreign ministry spokesperson.

Massive earthquake hits Iran

Massive earthquake hits Iran

Shockwaves were felt in neighbouring countries and in India's capital New Delhi.