A Kim Jong Un impersonator is hauled from his hotel ahead of his planned deportation from Vietnam before the real North Korean leader meets US President Donald Trump in Hanoi later this week. Howard X arrived in town with Trump impersonator Russell White last week, staging a fake summit on the steps of Hanoi's Opera House amid a swarm of press and hired security guards.
A critical week for trade talks begins as the U.S. and China meet to try and resolve their differences. As Pascale Davies reports, UK traders are focusing on a key parliamentary vote for Theresa May's EU withdrawal deal, amid market hopes for an end to Brexit uncertainty.
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Dec 11 (ANI): Congress party’s Rajasthan headquarters was decorated with lights ahead of vote counting of Rajasthan Assembly elections. A countdown timer was also spotted in the office. Congress workers are confident about victory in the state.”We are satisfied with our ground level work and the board installed is for countdown of Vasundhara Raje as Chief Minister of the state”, said Congress leader Mahesh Sharma. The counting will be held today.
Opener Prithvi Shaw has given India a massive scare ahead of the first Test against Australia as he sustained an ankle injury during the third day of the team’s warm-up clash against Cricket Australia XI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. Murali Vijay has replaced Prithvi Shaw and will play as an opener for the test series.
A Bank of Japan policy meeting and the release of Europe's latest car industry data are key milestones in a week where markets may search for - but not necessarily find - a smoother road ahead. David Pollard reports.
Thai boys rescued from deep inside a flooded cave in a dramatic mission have their heads shaved before a Buddhist ordination ceremony in honour of a diver who died during rescue operations.
Markets are on alert for any spike in Chinese and German trade surpluses with the US that could further fuel global tensions in a busy week of data. And, as David Pollard reports, the Bank of England's rate hike dilemma gets its latest twist on Thursday.
Standard Chartered has beat expectations with a 20 percent rise in first quarter pre-tax profit, but disappointing income showed the long road ahead for its returns to meet targets after years of restructuring. Francis Maguire reports.
Central bank watchers will tune into the latest monetary policy signals at ECB and BoJ meetings this week. But as David Pollard reports, it's also a week of the first PMI readings for 2018, key GDP releases in the UK and US, and Donald Trump in Davos.
Three army personnel were injured in a freak accident in a practice drill ahead of the Army Day parade, when soldiers training for slithering operations fell from a helicopter following a malfunction in the craft's boom, to which the ropes were attached.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attended meeting alongside several leading economists and experts of different sectors in India’s policy think tank Niti Aayog. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was being accompanied by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the meeting. The dignitaries discussed on various prospects related to economic policy of the country. The main objective of the meeting named ‘Economic Policy: The Road Ahead’ was to discuss and interact with leading economists and experts to prepare policies to steer country towards new India envisioned by Prime Minister Modi.
With global stock markets smashing record after record last week, the December minutes from the Federal Reserve hardly appeared on many traders' radars. But this week, FOMC thinking will loom large amid a slew of US central banker appearances. David Pollard reports.
German engineering company Siemens has reported a worse than expected 10 percent drop in quarterly industrial profit and signalled a tough year ahead as it restructures its turbine and wind power businesses. As Sonia Legg reports, some staff fear for their jobs.
The Catalan crisis will still be high on the mind of investors this week as will Brexit as a political crisis deepens in Britain. Silvia Antonioli reports.