Thursday 21 August 2014

Saboteurs blow up Egypt gas pipeline

Saboteurs blew up a gas pipeline about 60 km west of the Egyptian town of al-Arish on Friday, the state news agency Mena reported, in the latest of a string of such attacks. It said the blast had caused little damage and had not started a


Key manufacturing blow for euro zone

Euro zone manufacturing hit reverse gear in August, tumbling to a two-year low, a key survey showed in a new signal of economic slowdown. The euro zone manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) compiled by London-based Markit logged 4


Gulf Photo Plus to hold photo tour of Istanbul

Gulf Photo Plus (GPP), a leading photography event organiser, will offer an opportunity to produce stunning travel portraits and photographs of the natural and urban landscape of Istanbul in an upcoming photo tour. The new five-day Gulf Ph


$17.2bn blow for HSBC

HSBC's pre-tax profit rose 10 per cent last year, driven by buoyant growth in Asia which helped Europe's biggest bank absorb $17.2 billion in bad debts as the US housing crisis deepened. Profit in Hong Kong rose 42 per cent and earnings ju

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