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G7 seeks to calm markets rocked by debt crises

Finance chiefs from the world's industrial powers pledged on Sunday to take whatever actions were needed to steady financial markets, spooked by the political wrangling in Europe and the United States over slashing their huge budget deficits.

9 2011 | Viewed: 541 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Obama signs US debt limit legislation

President Barack Obama has signed the debt limit legislation which allows the US to avoid a default by Tuesday midnight, after stressing the need for compromise in the next phase of wrangling over spending cuts.

4 2011 | Viewed: 607 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Moody's, Fitch maintain U.S. triple-A rating

The United States had its triple-A rating confirmed by two key ratings agencies on Tuesday after Washington struck a last-minute deal to avoid a debt default, but threats of future downgrades remain.

4 2011 | Viewed: 612 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Al-Jazeera English Launches in New York

Further popularized and legitimized by the Arab Spring, Al-Jazeera English has incrementally expanded its presence in the U.S. broadcast market, and Sunday revealed its biggest move to date.

4 2011 | Viewed: 692 | Foreign experience | Read full
Huawei hires Britains former IT chief

Huawei Technologies on Monday said it had hired John Suffolk, the former chief information officer for the UK government, as a cybersecurity official as the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker tries to reassure customers who are concerned that it has links to the Chinese military.

4 2011 | Viewed: 619 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Lawmakers to vote on last-minute debt deal

After months of vitriolic discord, Republican and Democratic lawmakers were expected to vote on Monday on a White House-backed deal to raise the U.S. borrowing limit and avert an unprecedented default.

4 2011 | Viewed: 602 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Soros shift signals wider fears among rich

The decision by George Soros to convert his hedge fund into a family office casts light on to efforts by rich families to avoid disclosure under new financial regulation.

4 2011 | Viewed: 698 | Analytics | Read full
HSBC agrees sale of 195 US branches

HSBC has agreed to sell 195 branches in upstate New York to First Niagara, the Buffalo-based bank, for $1bn in cash.

4 2011 | Viewed: 557 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Fifty sense

SITTING in the office of an Indian boss when the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raises interest rates with an unexpectedly aggressive jerk, things get a little tense.

30 2011 | Viewed: 810 | Foreign experience | Read full
PCC chairman to quit over phone hacking

Baroness Buscombe is to step down as chairman of the Press Complaints Commission, a role in which she has been heavily criticised for failing to deal with the phone hacking scandal.

30 2011 | Viewed: 766 | Foreign experience | Read full
Murdoch Keeps BSkyB Chair

Board Supports Embattled News Corp. Executive and Approves Stock Buyback.

30 2011 | Viewed: 687 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Chinese media attacks US on debt limit

Chinese state media criticised the brinkmanship in Washington over how to raise the debt limit as "dangerously irresponsible" and said the US could plunge the world into a recession that could be "much nastier" than the one that hit in 2008.

30 2011 | Viewed: 607 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Republicans abandon vote on debt ceiling

Republican leaders in the House of Representatives on Thursday abandoned efforts to vote on a plan to raise the nation's borrowing authority, deepening the US debt ceiling crisis five days ahead of a possible default.

30 2011 | Viewed: 769 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Robert Rubin: Americas success depends on a sound fiscal regime

Our country cannot afford politics as usual at a moment of such vital import for now and for the longer term.

30 2011 | Viewed: 710 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Moody's threatens Spain rating cut, euro falls

Rating agency Moody's put Spain on review for a possible downgrade on Friday, adding to concerns that a Greek rescue package has done little to halt the spread of Europe's debt crisis.

30 2011 | Viewed: 783 | News / Theme of day | Read full
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Sholpan Kozhamkulova
Sholpan Kozhamkulova, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, KIMEP, Almaty

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