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Putin says Russian economy will rebound

President Putin on Thursday attempted to assuage fears of economic collapse and promised rapid recovery as he faced hundreds of journalists during the...

Pakistan massacre survivors vow to defy Taliban

Students grieving for their classmates massacred by the Pakistani Taliban Thursday vowed to defy the militants and retur

Pope leads global praise for 'historic' US-Cuba breakthrough

Pope Francis led a chorus of global plaudits for Wednesday's breakthrough in US‑Cuban relations which was hailed from Be

India's biggest space rocket lifts off

India on Thursday announced two more successes in its space program — launching the country's largest rocket and testing the re‑entry of...



BlackBerry rries to win back die-hards with 'classic' phone

BlackBerry Ltd. is going back to its roots with a keyboard‑equipped phone that looks like the original “crackberrys” that made the...

EU says Ukraine needs $15 billion as curbs on Crimea to tighten

Ukraine needs $15 billion in financial aid, European Commission President Jean‑Claude Juncker...

Apple curbs Russia sales as McDonald's, Renault lift prices

As one of 144 million Russian consumers that companies from Apple Inc. to Renault SA are trying to reach, university professor Elena Grekhnyova is feeling...

Brazil raises funds' overseas investment limits as stocks plunge

Brazil’s securities regulator gave greater leeway for mutual funds to invest abroad after local...