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28 June, 2017 11:24 AM UN-hosted Cyprus talks resume in Swiss Alpine resort

Turkey today has over 35,000 troops in Cyprus. Sticking points include security guarantees and hopes among Greek Cypriot leaders for the removal of those forces.  Geneva: A new round of UN-sponsored peace talks between Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders has opened in a Swiss Alpine resort, aiming to reunify their Mediterranean island after a decades-long 16

27 June, 2017 7:10 PM European Union slaps $2.7-billion fine on Google

The search-engine giant skewed results in its favour to thwart smaller shopping search services “As a result of Google’s illegal practices, traffic to Google’s comparison-shopping service increased significantly, whilst rivals have suffered very substantial losses of traffic on a lasting basis,” the EU said, citing figures of a 45 percent increase in traffic 30

27 June, 2017 12:23 PM EU fines Google a record 2.42 billion euros

For breaching anti-trust rules with its online shopping service. The European Union’s competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro fine on Google for breaching the anti-trust rules with its online shopping service. European regulators said on Tuesday that “Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage 18

27 June, 2017 9:59 AM EU slaps Google with record-breaking 2.42 billion euros fine for rigging search results

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com European Union (EU) antitrust regulators hit Alphabet unit Google with a record 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday, indicating they will likely take a tough line with the company in two other ongoing cases. The European Commission said the world's most popular internet 26

26 June, 2017 11:09 AM UK PM Theresa May secures majority by striking deal with DUP

“Today we have reached an agreement with the Conservative Party on support for government in parliament,” DUP leader Arlene Foster said in Downing Street. Ms. May struck a deal with the DUP on Monday to back her administration after she failed to secure an outright victory in the June 8 snap election. The Conservatives have 317 seats in the 650-seat 15

25 June, 2017 4:58 AM United Kingdom to maintain duty-free access for developing countries after Brexit

London: Britain said it will maintain duty-free access to its markets once it has left the European Union for goods from nearly 50 developing countries including Bangladesh, Sierra Leone and Haiti. The government said around 48 countries would continue to benefit from tariff-free exports on all goods other than arms and ammunition to the UK and that once it had left the EU in 2019 it would 33

24 June, 2017 6:01 PM Diaspora Indians 'Real Ambassadors' Of India In Portugal: PM Modi

Lisbon: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the contributions of the more than 65,000 Indians in Portugal, saying they were India's "real ambassadors" and have enriched the culture of the country they have made their home. "Indians have carried their cultural heritage with them and have always been proud of them," PM Modi said addressing the diaspora 35

21 June, 2017 2:54 AM Belgian troops kill 'terrorist' bomber in Brussels train station; witnesses say he shouted Islamist slogans

Belgian troops shot dead a suspected suicide bomber in Brussels' central train station on Tuesday but there were no other casualties, in what authorities were treating as the latest terrorist incident in Europe. The man set off a small explosion at the city's Central Station, prosecutors said, and was then shot by one of the routine military patrols 35

20 June, 2017 9:51 PM Belgian troops shoot 'terrorist' bomber in Brussels station

BRUSSELS Belgian troops shot a suspected "terrorist" bomber in Brussels Central Station on Tuesday but there were no other casualties and the situation was brought under control after people were evacuated, officials said. Federal prosecutor Eric Van Der Sypt told reporters some three hours after the incident that a small blast was being treated as a" "terrorist 37

20 June, 2017 9:47 AM Muslims targeted by violence in wake of ISIS-claimed attacks

Since the wave of IS-inspired terror attacks in Britain, there has been a five-fold increase of hate crimes against Muslims. Such attacks against Muslims have been on a worldwide increase. LONDON: The attack on Muslim worshippers outside a London mosque+ on Monday follows a rising wave of violence and harassment directed against Muslims across Britain 42