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US federal government to borrow $531 bn in six months

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 14:08

It is also expected to issue $265 billion in net marketable debt in the first three months of next year, assuming an end-of-March cash balance of $45 billion, the department said in a statement.

India''s GVK gets approval for largest Australian coal mine

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 12:50

Australia`s federal government has given a mega Diwali gift to India`s GVK group by approving the gigantic coal mining project in Queensland state in the country`s northeast.

US federal govt to borrow $444 bn in second half

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 16:11

The US Treasury Department on Monday announced that the federal government expected to borrow 444 billion US dollars from the market to fund its operation in the second half of this year.

Afghan customs fines hike cost of US military pullout

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 14:31

A customs dispute between Afghan and US governments has disrupted the withdrawal of American military equipment, dramatically inflating the cost of drawdown.

Double celebration for White House on Independence Day

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 13:55

As the US marked its Independence Day, the occasion for the White House came with a double celebration as President Barack Obama`s daughter Malia turned 15.

US activists mark July 4 with NSA surveillance rallies

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 09:05

Thousands of activists across the United States took to the streets and the Internet to mark July 04 with protests against the NSA`s surveillance programs.

Australia not to pursue Julian Assange case with US

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 14:13

Australia has said it would not pursue the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with the US any further as it no longer serves the country`s interests.

US: 9/11 cancer victims to get compensation

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 15:52

The US Government has acknowledged a connection between toxic dust at Ground Zero after 9/11 attacks and several different kinds of cancer.

Afghan refugees in Pak don’t want to return home

Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 15:06

A UNHCR Pakistan spokesperson said there are currently 1.7 million registered Afghan refugees living in Pakistan.

Court: `Don`t ask, don`t tell` will stay in place

Last Updated: Saturday, July 16, 2011, 20:26

The order is the latest twist in the legal limbo gay service members have found themselves in as the policy is fought in the courts simultaneous to its slow dismantling by the federal government.