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Pharma deals give stocks a lift LONDON (AP) A flurry of deals in the pharmaceutical sector helped to shore up global stock markets on Tuesday.
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 3:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cameroon to boost private sector, aims for 6 pct GDP growth in 2014: minister Cameroon has adopted a plan to galvanise its struggling private sector in an effort to raise the economic growth rate to 6 percent this year, the Central African nation's economy minister said. Cameroon is an oil producer in the Gulf of Guinea and th
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. backs Ukraine, warns Russia with Biden visit By Jeff Mason and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - In a show of U.S. support for Ukraine's embattled government, Vice President Joe Biden delivered an aid package on Tuesday and demanded Russia back off but also warned Kiev it must tackle the "ca
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Kenya to seek natural gas from Qatar for 700 MW power plant Kenya will negotiate the import of natural gas from Qatar Gas to fuel a power station it wants built in the Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa, the president's office said on Tuesday. The gas-powered power plant is part of the government's plans to add 5,0
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Biden offers Kiev U.S. help, condemns corruption U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian presidential candidates and members of parliament on Tuesday that Washington was ready to help Ukraine's economy but warned them they must fight the "cancer" of endemic corruption. In Kiev to off
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 1:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Japan has not narrowed trade differences with U.S., negotiator says By Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese officials said on Tuesday there was still a significant way to go before reaching a broad agreement on trade with the United States, a day before President Barack Obama visits for a summit. A U.S.-Japan agreemen
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 11:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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India's Modi condemns anti-Muslim remarks; colleagues remain defiant By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi on Tuesday distanced himself from colleagues on the Hindu far right, saying they must focus on development issues in the election campaign, rather than rail against minorit
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 11:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russia PM says certain can minimize sanctions impact By Darya Korsunskaya and Nigel Stephenson LONDON (Reuters) - Russia, under threat of further sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, said on Tuesday it could minimize their impact and would support industries dependent on supplies from abroad. Prime Minister D
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 10:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ukraine peace deal falters as rebels show no sign of surrender By Richard Balmforth and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - An international agreement to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering on Monday, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings t
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 10:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Wage cuts make Spain's recovery a long, painful path But her employment does her, and Spain, few favors in the long term. New laws giving companies more flexibility to cut salaries and change contract terms for employees have helped Spain pull itself back from the brink of default two years ago, restarting
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 09:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend