US tycoon arrested in old murder, says he `killed them all`

An eccentric US tycoon linked to two murders was arrested in connection with a third, just a day before the airing of a television documentary in which he said that he "killed them all."

Taiwan tycoon indicted over tainted cooking oil scandal

 A Taiwanese tycoon detained for involvement in a recent food safety scandal was Tuesday charged with fraud for his alleged role in a food scare last year, officials said.

Super typhoon takes aim at Japan

A super typhoon described as a "once in decades storm" was heading north for Japan on Monday, set to rake the southern Okinawa island chain with heavy rain and powerful winds before making landfall on Kyushu, Japan`s westernmost main island.

Ukraine tycoon offers to build Russian border fence

A wealthy pro-Kiev leader in restive eastern Ukraine proposed today erecting a high-voltage fence along the Russian border to keep out separatist fighters and avert further Kremlin "aggression".

Ukraine tycoon calls for peace rally against separatists

Ukraine`s richest man Rinat Akhmetov, an influential force in the country`s unrest-hit east, on Tuesday called for a peace rally against the pro-Russian insurgency, just days ahead of a key presidential poll.

Egyptian steel tycoon jailed for profiteering

An Egyptian court on Wednesday convicted a Hosni Mubarak-era steel magnate of profiteering and squandering public funds, and handed him a 37-year prison sentence.

Bangladesh arrests tycoon in country`s biggest financial scam

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Tanvir Mahmud and his brother-in-law Tushar Ahmed in late night raids in the city`s Mirpur area.

Marriage bounty of $65mn to woo tycoon’s lesbian daughter

A Hong Kong billionaire has announced $65m reward for any man who would be able to woo and marry his lesbian daughter.

Textile tycoon`s son acquitted in 2006 rape case

A Mumbai court Wednesday acquitted Abhishek Kasliwal, the scion of a city-based textile tycoon, in a 2006 rape case for lack of evidence and the prosecution`s failure to prove the case.

Italy confiscates 800 million euros from Mafia-linked tycoon

Italian police on Saturday confiscated 800
million euros in cash and property belonging to a Mafia-linked
businessman in Sicily, a statement from the Carabinieri
paramilitary police said.