Friday 9 October 2015

Sky-watchers see 'blood moon' in total lunar eclipse

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange.   The lunar eclipse unfolded over three hours beginning at about 2 am EDT, when the mo


Debt casts deep shadow over Egypt's recovery

After Egypt's new finance minister took office last month, one of his first acts was to downgrade the government's assessment of its finances. Hany Kadry Dimian said this year's budget gap would be about a third bigger than his prede


G20 leaders to meet in shadow of EU crisis

When world's most powerful leaders meet in Mexico next week, there will be no repeat of global unity that helped quell outbreak of the financial crisis. Instead, new tensions over deepening euro zone crisis will rear its head at the


Girard-Perregaux launches ‘24 time zone’ watch

Girard-Perregaux, a Swiss watchmaker known for its luxury watches, has launched its Shadow featuring the original combination of a fly-back chronograph with time display in twenty-four different time zones. Designed especially for th

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