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Defence: Govt suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:54

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said today that the US government has suppressed evidence favourable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.

US shares rebound, euro briefly dips below $1.35

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 22:46

U.S. stocks rebounded and European markets recovered a bit on Friday but the euro dipped below $1.35 for first time since February after a Malaysian airliner was downed in eastern Ukraine and Israel stepped up a ground assault in Gaza.

Wall St slides on Malaysian airliner crash news

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:52

U.S. stocks sank on Thursday, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day percentage drop since April 10 on news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border.

India raises exposure to US govt securities at $70.1 bn in May

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:34

India held American government securities worth USD 70.1 billion in May, increasing its exposure to one of the highest levels so far this year.

US trade deficit falls in May

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 19:18

In April, the US trade deficit had hit its highest level in two years.

US economy shrank 2.9% in first quarter: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:34

The contraction in the world`s largest economy was the steepest since the 2009 first quarter.

Gold price logs biggest one-day rise in 9 months; tops $1,300

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 09:13

Gold was enjoying the view at USD 1,314.56 an ounce having climbed 3.3 percent overnight in the sharpest gain since last September.

Indian-American professor convicted of defrauding students

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 07:20

An Indian-American professor has been convicted by a federal grand jury of defrauding the US government and students of USD 700,000 in research grants.

US congratules new Malawi president

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 06:00

The US government offered congratulations Saturday to Malawi`s new President Peter Mutharika, hailing active and peaceful elections.

US releases email, tries to debunk Snowden claims

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:27

The US government released an email Thursday written by Edward Snowden, in a bid to debunk his claim that he raised concerns about mass spying programs before fleeing and engineering huge media leaks.

Edward Snowden says he was trained ``as a spy``

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 11:06

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked details of massive U.S. intelligence-gathering programs, said in a U.S. TV interview he "was trained as a spy" and had worked undercover overseas for U.S. government agencies.

US government ordered to supply records of Guantanamo forced feeding

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 05:57

A US federal judge ordered the government Wednesday to provide the medical records and 34 videos of a Syrian hunger-striking prisoner who was forced-fed at Guantanamo.