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Survey: Eurozone business growth lowest since 2014

BRUSSELS: Eurozone business growth was at its lowest level since 2014, a closely watched survey said on Thursday, dragged down by stagnation in France...

Samsung to inspect Galaxy Fold phones after reviewer complaints

SEOUL: Samsung announced Thursday it will inspect units of its highly anticipated folding smartphone after some reviewers reported screen damage. A handful of US-based reporters...

Asian markets in retreat as global rally stalls ahead of Easter

HONG KONG: Asian markets fell Thursday as investors in most countries wound down going into the long Easter break, with positive comments on the...

Two Italian students fined 27 million euro for forest fire: Report

ROME: Two Italian students have been told to pay a joint fine of 27 million euros, Italian media reported Wednesday, after being accused of...

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits Taiwan, injuring 17 people

TAIPEI: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan yesterday, the US Geological Survey said, disrupting traffic and injuring 17 people. In the capital Taipei, highrises swayed while...

Rare world’s fattest parrot has record breeding season

WELLINGTON: The world’s fattest parrot, the critically endangered kakapo, has enjoyed a record breaking breeding season, New Zealand scientists said yesterday, with climate change...

Bashir moved to prison as protesters rally

KHARTOUM: Sudan’s military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said Wednesday, as demonstrators keep up their sit-in outside...

Bare-faced cheat: Women ‘better at hiding infidelity’

TOKYO: You can’t hide your lying eyes: scientists have revealed that women can judge whether a man is likely to be unfaithful just by...

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