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Libyan diplomats tried to sell London assets


August 12th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Libyan embassy staff in London, who were expelled by Britain, tried to sell assets worth more than 100 million pounds to finance their leader Muammar Gaddafi's ... Read more...

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US loses AAA credit rating, terms it ‘a facts-be-damned decision’ (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Sending shock waves through America, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded its top notch credit rating, stripping the world's largest economy of its prized ... Read more...

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US calls S&P; downgrade ‘a facts-be-damned decision’


August 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) As Standard & Poor's move to downgrade the credit rating of the US sent shock waves through America, Obama administration officials called it "a facts-be-damned decision," ... Read more...

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EU court tells UK it cannot restrict ‘terror’ families’ benefits


April 30th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.30 (ANI): Britain has been told that it is illegal for it to slap restrictions on benefits for families of terror suspects.The controversial decision given by the European Court of ... Read more...

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Geithner’s visit aims to strengthen India-US ties


April 6th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/New Delhi, Apr 6(ANI): U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner's two-day trip to India aims to strengthen the economic and financial partnership between the two countries.Geithner arrived in New Delhi ... Read more...

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New $100 Bill To Be Introduced


March 7th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Mar 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new $100 bill is going to be introduced the coming month in the market. The new bill has been devised upon in an attempt ... Read more...

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Queen ‘to hand over public duties to Prince William’


December 13th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 13 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth II will hand over significant public duties to her grandson Prince William as part of preparations for the day when he becomes king, according to ... Read more...

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US prepares GM for fast surgical bankruptcy: NYT


April 13th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 13 (IANS) The US government has asked General Motors to make all necessary preparations for a possible bankruptcy filing by June 1, even though the troubled automaker ... Read more...

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Annette Nazareth withdraws from Consideration


March 6th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by GD
Annette Nazareth was Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's top pick to be his chief deputy at the Treasury Department. She has chosen to withdraw from consideration as administration sources confirm.Nazareth is a ... Read more...

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Fannie Mae seeking up to $16 bn from US government


January 27th, 2009 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (DPA) Fannie Mae, the giant mortgage company under federal control, is to ask for up to $16 billion in federal money to stem massive losses from the mortgage default ... Read more...

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Rs.170 million stolen from Arunachal Pradesh treasury


December 30th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Dec 30 (IANS) A high security alert has been sounded in Arunachal Pradesh following the theft of a whopping Rs.170 million from a government treasury, officials here said Tuesday.Arunachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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London’s measures are significant: Government (Second lead)


October 13th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (DPA) The British government believes that the "decisive action" taken to stabilize leading banks with 37 billion pounds ($65 billion) of new capital will help it to "get through" ... Read more...

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British government outlines $65 bn bank rescue (Lead)


October 13th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (DPA) The British government Monday gave details of its bank recapitalization plan which foresees pumping 37 billion pounds ($65 billion) into three leading banks.The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) ... Read more...

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Britain’s RBS to raise $35 bn under bailout scheme


October 13th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (DPA) Britain's Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announced Monday that it will be raising 20 billion pounds ($35 billion) of new capital under a government bail-out scheme.The bank also ... Read more...

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