World

Indian shares drift higher; Fortis Healthcare gains

Indian shares drift higher; Fortis Healthcare gains

Thus, Sensex and Nifty went past the psychological marks of 31,500 and 9,850 respectively. Globally, Japan's Nikkei moved up 0.46 per cent, while Shanghai Composite Index added 0.02 per cent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan pulled back to stand little changed following a 0.7 percent rally on Tuesday. The rupee opened at 64.05 the United States dollar and was trading at 64.07, 0.07% higher from its Tuesday's closing of 64.11.


Belgium asked Spain about Ripoll imam's potential terror links

Belgium asked Spain about Ripoll imam's potential terror links

The existence of such a broad plot is both unusual and terrifying, according to a Belgian terrorism investigator now working on the case. Both the Paris and Brussels attacks were carried out by the same terrorist cell. Reuters reported that Mohamed Houli Chemal, who was arrested after he was injured in the explosion at the house in Alcanar, a town southwest of Barcelona , made the confession before Spain's High Court.


Obama-Appointed 'Science Envoy' Resigns Over Trump's Charlottesville Response

Obama-Appointed 'Science Envoy' Resigns Over Trump's Charlottesville Response

Science envoys work to "identify opportunities for sustained worldwide cooperation" on science and technology issues, according to the State Department website . A state department official confirmed that Kammen was one of three active science envoys and said the department is in the process of appointing more.



Venezuela to Receive 1st Shipment of Wheat from Russian Federation

It is the first time that Russian Federation is exporting wheat to Venezuela, which in the past has purchased the staple from either the United States or Canada. "Please don't abandon me, please don't abandon us". Wide-reaching financial measures by the USA could prove devastating, given the countries' close economic ties and the dire state of Venezuela's finances.


European Union scrutinizes Monsanto takeover by Bayer

European Union scrutinizes Monsanto takeover by Bayer

The European Commission has launched an in-depth probe into Bayer's 66 billion U.S. dollar (£51 billion) takeover of Monsanto, saying the companies failed to address the watchdog's antitrust concerns. In addition, the Commission said the deal might slow the race to develop new products, such as wheat seeds and herbicides against weeds that have grown resistant to existing products.



Breitbart is selling Steve Bannon fidget spinners because 'leftists need comfort'

Marlow suggested, "If people want to know our thinking, they don't need to judge us on illicitly obtained comments that were meant to be private, they can simply read our front page". "For the moment, be especially careful of emails from this address", Solov wrote in the company's internal Slack channel, a copy of which was obtained by CNN.