Brazil's Finance Minister Guido Mantega talks to the media ...
Feb 26th, 2012
(Reuters) - Brazil's Finance Minister Guido Mantega talks to the media after a meeting of Group of Twenty (G20) finance ministers and central bankers in Mexico City February 25, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) -
Indian-owned luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover announced plans on Friday to open a √ā£240-million manufacturing plant in Brazil. JLR said in a statement that it would invest the equivalent of $390 million or 290 million euros to establish a new plant in the city of Itatiaia in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Construction will begin in mid-2014 and the... [Full Article]
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters forced their way into Thailand's Finance Ministry on Monday, laying out sleeping mats in its rooms and hallways in an escalating bid to overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. They also broke into the compound of the Foreign Ministry, a Reuters witness said. The seizin... [Full Article]
By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplayed tensions over China's controversial air defense zone, which has also rankled the United States, Japan and South Korea, after meeting her Chinese counterpart on Saturday. "Australia is concerned that there be peace and stability in our region and we ... [Full Article]
Gulf Cooperation Council states must be part of the negotiations between major world powers and Iran, oil-rich Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief said on Sunday. Iran and major powers broke through a decade of gridlock on November 24 to agree an interim deal that would freeze parts of Iran's controversial nuclear programme while eas... [Full Article]
Very few people become global icons whose passing can dominate all of the world's front pages, trigger non-stop TV coverage and invite worshipful plaudits from across the media landscape. Nelson Mandela was one. The 95-year-old's death also generated an outpouring of emotion across Twitter and other social media, demonstrating a fitting s... [Full Article]