Mumbai police tried to hush one of the world's largest and noisiest cities on Monday by asking drivers to refrain from endlessly honking their horns, but their message appeared to have been drowned out in the cacophony.
Egyptians angry with the government about high prices set fire to shops and two schools in a Nile Delta textile town on Sunday after police thwarted plans for a general strike and countrywide protests.
By Julie Mollins TORONTO (Reuters Life!) - When Master Corporal Paul Franklin started collecting war rugs while serving with the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan he did not know he would be part of a growing global trend.
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, who made his fortune making bold bets on distressed industries, is buying H&R Block Inc's mortgage servicing business for $1.1 billion amid the worst market crisis in decades. Ross will emerge the No. 2 U.S.
Swatch Group, the world's biggest watchmaker, reported 2007 net income Friday March 14th of 1.015 billion Swiss francs (644.2 million euros, 1.0 billion dollars), up 22.3 percent from the previous year.
Investment funds that have ploughed tens of billions into commodities are now sniffing around Australia's small wool futures market for a new play as surging food prices begin to reduce land for grazing.