Monday, 22 September 2014


Recent News
  • Ghani set to take on Afghan presidency

    01:56 | 22/9/14
    Deutsche Welle
    "I'm very happy that two of our brothers [Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah] have come to an Afghani agreement for the sake of prosperity of this country and for the development of this country," Karzai said. more»
  • Samia: Nkrumah would've rejected “impoverishing” IMF bailout

    01:18 | 22/9/14
    Samia Nkrumah, daughter of Ghana's first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, has told STARR NEWS the late pan-Africanist, would have been very disappointed - were he alive - to know the country he founded, is now running to the International Monetary Fund ... more»
  • Kuwaiti National Real Estate Co agrees $537.6 mln debt restructuring

    00:22 | 22/9/14
    DUBAI, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Kuwaiti National Real Estate Company said on Sunday it had agreed to restructure 154.4 million dinars ($537.6 million) of debt owed to an unidentified local bank. The real estate and investment company with presence in the ... more»
  • Expect a bit of New Zealand dollar strength after the election

    00:22 | 22/9/14
    ForexLive (blog)
    New Zealand Prime Minister John Key won his third consecutive term and will have total control over parliament. The tally isn't quite final but the National coalition has 61 seats in the 121-seat parliament along with four seats from its coalition ... more»
  • Hard choices await a war-weary Ukraine

    00:00 | 22/9/14
    Alaska Dispatch
    Ukraine's currency, the hryvnia, has lost about 70 percent of its value so far this year. With both government and millions of households owing huge debts in foreign currency, it's increasingly difficult to keep up the payments. more»
  • Jobless and poor, Ghana's youth turn to selling blood

    00:00 | 22/9/14
    The Rakyat Post
    More than 42% of Ghana's unemployed are aged 15 to 24 and just under a quarter of the population of 26 million live below the poverty line of 3.60 cedi (RM3.52 per day). As a result, Bimpong finds a ready supply of volunteers at high schools, drinking ... more»
  • South Korea rounds off Asiad first day with five golds

    23:37 | 21/9/14
    Korea Times
    In the men's event, Jung Jin-sun won gold, beating Park Kyoung-doo 15-9 in the epee final. The match was neck-and-neck before Jung moved to a 7-3 advantage at the halfway point. more»
  • Central Asia: EBRD Warns of Risks from Exposure to Russia's Economy

    23:26 | 21/9/14
    The depreciation of the ruble (by 20 percent against the dollar over the last 12 months) has put downward pressure on post-Soviet currencies, especially the Kazakh tenge and the Kyrgyz som. Though these currencies have been “broadly stable in recent ... more»
  • USD against Kuwaiti dinar trading at KD 0.287

    22:30 | 21/9/14
    Kuwait News Agency
    KUWAIT, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- Exchange rate of the US greenback vis-a-vis the Kuwaiti dinar stood at KD 0.287 per dollar on Sunday. more»
  • Sweet show -- a draft

    22:18 | 21/9/14
    Prothom Alo (English)
    Dear viewers, we now begin Sweet Show, the regular talk-show of Yes TV. I am Mashiur Rahman Chowdhury welcoming you to join us. Our two guests on today's show need no introduction. more»
  • Dubai Shares Climb Led by Property Companies; Qatar Declines

    20:39 | 21/9/14
    Drake & Scull International (DSI) advanced 1.5 percent to 1.34 dirhams after it won a 487 million-riyal ($130 million) contract in Saudi Arabia. Union Properties rose to 2.23 dirhams. Emaar Properties PJSC, the developer with the largest weighting on ... more»
  • Egypt Shares Retreat From Six-Year High After Blast; Qatar Drops

    20:37 | 21/9/14
    Arabtec Holding Co., the United Arab Emirates' biggest publicly traded construction company, led the retreat, dropping 1.7 percent to 4.72 dirhams. Dubai Islamic Bank, the country's largest Shariah-compliant lender, declined 0.6 percent to 8.11 dirhams. more»