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Tue, 05/01/2012 - 7:57am
The nation's top currency bureaucrat issued a rare on-the-record threat of countermeasures as the yen hit a two-month high against the dollar.
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Emmanuel Macron, a protégé of President François Hollande, has seized on public frustration to build his own grass-roots movement.
Indian authorities on Wednesday detained 11 men they suspect were building bombs and planning a terror attack on instructions from an Islamic State fighter abroad.
One reason it took Iraqi forces less than five weeks to defeat Islamic State in the city was that the extremists were loath to blow it up.
The world’s second-largest diamond ever mined failed to sell at a London auction Wednesday, but the event still marked a coup for the tiny Canadian company that owns the once-obscure Botswana mine where it was found.
Human rights council commends government on progress but highlights some shortcomings, amid pressure from families of disappeared
Puerto Rico has suffered a 9% population decline in the past decade, worsening the island’s debt crisis and challenging the survival of its hospitals and health-care system.