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BP can bid for US government contracts again

The Environmental Protection Agency in the US is again allowing BP to bid for US government contracts. The company had been barred following a...

Irish people snap up nearly 4,000 Canadian visas – in 10 minutes

By Paul Hosford  It took irish people looking to emigrate to Canada just ten minutes to book nearly 4,000 Canadian working holiday visas yesterday. 3,850 of the...

Fukushima nuclear workers stage low pay protest against Tepco

Workers who helped to clean up the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant rallied outside the headquarters of operator Tepco on Friday, protesting that they were...

Debtor nation: Americans pay interest on $163 billion held by top tech firms overseas

United States taxpayers make large interest payments to the top four technology firms for the $163 billion in US government debt the companies own...

Bank of England: Financiers compelled to return bonuses for ‘misbehavior’

UK “bad bankers” may be forced to return the last 6 years of bonuses, as the Bank of England is seeking to make top...

US to sell strategic oil reserves for first time in 24 years

The Obama administration plans to sell 5 million barrels, or less than 1 percent of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, calling the move a test...

Pakistan: Taliban are not bigger threat than Police & Judges: 65,446 murdered, 16,448 women...

(Exclusive Report: ) In Pakistan during 2008-13 democratic rules when corruption and terrorism touched the sky, people of Pakistan and armed forces paid a very...

EU fear of GM food from US hampers historic trade deal

An ‘enormous gulf’ has been exposed between the EU and the US through Europe’s reluctance to buy hormone meat or GM food from the...

UK union leader Bob Crow dies aged 52

The general secretary of the largest transport union in the UK has died aged 52. Bob Crow was one of the mostly widely known union...

Pakistan: Grey trafficking costs kitty Rs 20b annually

ISLAMABAD: By Usman Cheema - Why to risk life like drug dealers to mint money when more profitable and safe ways are available to...

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