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 Visitors at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo stand by the stock price board Friday afternoon, Aug. 17, 2007 as the Nikkei 225 closed down 874.81 points, or 5.42 percent, at 15,273.68 points. Japanese stocks fell more than 5 percent to a one-year low, hittin
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 Independent online (SA) 
Japan’s Topix climbs to two-week high
Wed 23 Apr 2014
Tokyo - Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index posting its first advance in three days, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capped its longest rally since September amid optimism about... (photo: AP/Koji Sasahara)
A worker stretches on a chair during a morning trading at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Monday, June 17, 2013.
HSBC Holdings Plc   Nikkei 225   Photos   SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.   Stock Exchange   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225
 Xinhua 
Nikkei rises 1.09 pct, relisted Seibu jumps on TSE debut
Wed 23 Apr 2014
TOKYO, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Nikkei stock index rose 1. 09 percent Wednesday to a two-week closing high as Wall Street's rise overnight brightened the market mood and a moderately weaker yen... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One during his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, March 19, 2013.  South China Morning Post  Wed 23 Apr 2014
Obama dreams of sushi on first night in Tokyo
US President Barack Obama will reportedly dine at a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant on Wednesday – a place with three coveted Michelin stars but only a handful of seats – ruled with an iron rod by its... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Japan   Photos   Shinzo Abe   Tokyo   Wikipedia: Barack Obama
Fruits and Vegetables - Healthy Foods - Diet  BBC News  Wed 23 Apr 2014
A 'third of UK adults struggle' to afford healthy food
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, warns a charity. The British Heart Foundation, which polled 2,444 adults, found 39% sacrificed health benefits for... (photo: WN / Yolanda Leyba)
Economy of UK   Food Prices in UK   Health Care   Photos   Wikipedia: Economy of the United Kingdom
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Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond, arrives for a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron,at St Andrew's House in Edinburgh, Scotland Thursday, Feb 16, 2012. A row between the British government in London and the Scottish National Party (SNP) has escalated sharply after British Prime Minister David Cameron outlined a plan to bring forward the referendum, which the SNP oppose as they want more time to rally support for a break from the United Kingdom. Belfast Telegraph Wed 23 Apr 2014
Salmond appeals to border community
People in the north of England would still be able to work and trade in an independent Scotland without changing currency, First Minister Alex Salmond will say today. In... (photo: AP / Scott Heppell)
England   Politics   Scotland   Photos   Wikipedia: Alex Salmond
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is seen during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March, 1, 2011. Novosti Tue 22 Apr 2014
US Announces $50Mln Aid Package for Ukraine
MOSCOW, April 22 (RIA Novosti) – Washington will provide Ukraine with a new $50 million aid package to help with economic and political reforms, the White House... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Photos   Russian invasion of Crimea   United States - Ukraine   White House   Wikipedia: 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine
Wheat crop in a farm-agriculture-India. The Hindu Tue 22 Apr 2014
Wheat procurement may slip below last year’s 25 mn ton level: Food Secretary
The government’s wheat procurement target for the ongoing 2014-15 marketing year is likely to be missed and slip below the last year’s level of 25 million... (photo: WN / Sayali Santosh Kadam)
Economy   Food   Photos   Production   Wikipedia: Wheat
1K patients in England die each month from kidney problems The Siasat Daily Tue 22 Apr 2014
1K patients in England die each month from kidney problems
London, April 22: At least 1,000 hospital patients in England die each month from avoidable kidney problems, according to a new study. Researchers commissioned by the... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
England   Hospital   London   Photos   Wikipedia: National Health Service (England)
Aussie fruit off to Thailand (Department of Agriculture - Australian Government) noodls Tue 22 Apr 2014
Aussie fruit off to Thailand (Department of Agriculture - Australian Government)
(Source: Department of Agriculture - Australian Government) 22 April 2014 Australia's cherry and summerfruit industries have regained access to the lucrative Thai... (photo: WN / marzena)
Agriculture   Fruit   Photos   Thailand   Wikipedia: Thailand
Is the UK mending fast enough? BBC News Tue 22 Apr 2014
Is the UK mending fast enough?
You may remember that for some years I have been highlighting research by the consultants McKinsey that shows - inter alia - how the UK has been neck and neck with Japan... (photo: WN / marzena)
Economy   Investments   Photos   UK   Wikipedia: United Kingdom
A woman walks by a screen displaying the Hong Kong stock index's movement at a stockbrokerage firm in Hong Kong Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Asian stocks slumped for a third day Wednesday, as fears intensified that Greece might reject an austerity plan and default on its massive debts. Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 177.24 to 19,192.72 in the mid day close. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) Independent online (SA) Tue 22 Apr 2014
Asian shares take cue from Wall Street
Tokyo - Asian shares were supported on Tuesday after Wall Street stocks extended gains into a fifth day, though investors continued to see tensions in Ukraine as a threat... (photo: AP / Vincent Yu)
Asian stocks   MSCI   Photos   Wall Street   Wikipedia: MSCI
A Chinese man takes notes near a display charting stock prices at a securities company in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, Oct 28, 2008. Chinese stocks rebounded in afternoon trading Tuesday after falling to their lowest level in more than two years Monday. The rally followed surges in regional markets as governments around Asia pledged market-boosting measure New Straits/Business Times Mon 21 Apr 2014
Asia: Marts mixed in thin Easter holiday trade
HONG KONG: Asian markets were mostly lower in thin Easter holiday trade yesterday, with Japan's Nikkei giving up early gains despite a weaker yen as data showed the... (photo: AP)
Asian markets   Easter   Photos   SM Investments   StockExchange   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225
Shoe shining, Cuba. Kansas City Star Sun 20 Apr 2014
Guatemala must create more jobs and end poverty
GUATEMALA CITY — Our flights into and out of this Central American country were crowded with youths on spring break mission trips. Rich Sugg | The Kansas City Star... (photo: WN / Jacques Fritsch)
Economy   Guatemala   Jobs   Photos   Poverty   Wikipedia: Guatemala


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