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At least three killed by gunfire at Venezuela protests

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 06:26

At least three people were shot dead during anti-government protests in Caracas, escalating the worst bout of unrest in Venezuela since turmoil after President Nicolas Maduro`s election last year.

Kerry praises Greece for tough economic choices

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 04:17

US Secretary of State John Kerry praised the Greek government Friday for making "tough choices" to resolve the country`s economic crisis and said he believed the situation was improving.

Pope urges social `fraternity` after economic crisis

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 22:03

Pope Francis today urged governments around the world to show more solidarity and strive for equality following a period of economic crisis, a day after being declared "Person of the Year" by Time magazine.

India demonstrated resilience amidst economic crisis: Prez

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 19:07

India has been able to demonstrate its inherent strength and resilience during the world economic crisis, President Pranab Mukherejee said Monday.

Miami Herald writer freed from Venezuela custody

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 11:29

The Miami Herald reported on its website that Jim Wyss was released yesterday from a detention facility in Caracas and handed over to US Embassy officials.

BRICS countries weathered global crisis well: India

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 18:47

India said on Thursday said BRICS nations have demonstrated economic resilience by weathering the global financial crisis rather well and are expected to play central role in post-crisis global economy.

US shutdown: Obama rejects proposed debt plan by Republicans

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 22:01

The White House on Tuesday dismissed a possible plan by the Republicans that could have put an end to the US shutdown and end the political deadlock.

Obama warns of 'deadbeat' US if debt limit not raised

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 09:16

President Barack Obama warned today that America would become a "deadbeat" nation if conservative Republicans refuse to raise the government's debt ceiling by next month and throw the economy into crisis.

Barack Obama to mark 5-year anniversary of US financial crisis

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 08:46

President Barack Obama will mark the five-year anniversary of the US financial crisis on Monday in an effort to move back to his domestic agenda after weeks of dealing with Syria.

Millions more Europeans at risk of poverty if austerity drags on: Oxfam

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 10:23

Up to 25 million more Europeans are at risk of sinking into poverty by 2025 if governments push on with austerity measures, international aid agency Oxfam warned Wednesday, calling such policies "moral and economic nonsense".

UPA govt responsible for country`s economic crisis: Amit Shah

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 18:27

Terming the UPA government a failure on all fronts, BJP`s UP in-charge Amit Shah on Tuesday held the "poor" policies of the Congress-led government responsible for the economic crisis in the country.

Prez should dismiss UPA govt, bring polls forward: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 22:21

Lashing out at the Congress-led UPA ruling coalition at the Centre for its alleged all-round failure, BJP urged the President to dismiss the Manmohan Singh government.