Pakistan's spiral into emergency rule after months of political upheaval has cast doubt over how fast policies are being implemented and deterred investors from committing long-term funds into its fast-growing economy.
Britain may be a nation of animal lovers, but even the most indulgent owners may turn their noses up at the latest canine gift -- perfume for dogs. A London store launched an eau de toilette for pampered pooches on Monday that costs 38 pounds ($78.
Greenpeace tried to block a palm-oil tanker from leaving an Indonesian port on Friday for a second day to protest over forest destruction, but the vessel's owner said the ship was able to continue loading crude palm oil.
US consumers, battered by a horrific housing slump and soaring energy costs, are expected to show caution in holiday spending this year, putting more pressure on retailers and the overall economy, analysts say.
Richemont, the world's second-biggest luxury goods group, recorded Friday, november 16th a 28 percent increase in net profit for the first half of the financial year, up to 824 million euros (1.201 billion dollars).
Greenpeace has blocked a tanker carrying more than 30,000 tonnes of palm oil from leaving an Indonesian port to protest against forest destruction blamed on plantations, the environmental group said on Thursday.