BEIJING (Reuters) - Activity in China's factory sector edged
up to a seven-month high in February but export orders shrank and
deflationary pressures persisted, a private business survey showed
on Monday, underlying economic fragility that may need more policy
SEOUL/GENEVA (Reuters) - The young Kim Jong Un may be the
public face of isolated North Korea, but the man who represents
Pyongyang on the international stage is an urbane 75-year-old who
lived under an assumed name for decades and survived a vicious
purge over a year ago.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil fell about 1 percent on Monday
after posting its first monthly rise since June, pressured by
continued weakness in China's vast manufacturing sector and higher
Libyan crude output.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, at a news conference in
Bengaluru in 2011, lavishly praised Berkshire Hathaway executive
Ajit Jain for smoothly running much of the conglomerate's insurance
WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The United States and Israel
showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a
speech in Washington by Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu when he
will warn against a possible nuclear deal with Iran.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Russians marched
through central Moscow on Sunday, carrying banners declaring "I am
not afraid" and chanting "Russia without Putin" in memory of
murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Security footage appears to show three
British schoolgirls, believed to be on their way to join Islamic
State militants, waiting for hours at a bus station in Turkey
before traveling to a city near the Syrian border, media reported