LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell blamed writedowns and forex losses for making almost no money in oil production, its most powerful division, in the last quarter of 2014, causing the company to miss profit forecasts by more than 20 percent. | Video
TOKYO - Asian shares edged up on Friday, talking heart from a late earnings-led surge on Wall Street even as continuing concerns about global growth tempered gains.
CAIRO - A crackdown on protests in Egypt is not expected to provoke widespread unrest that threatens President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule, as most Egyptians crave an end to years of political turmoil that have hammered their hopes of prosperity. Full Article
A Boston company has come up with a new and efficient way for homeowners to save money on energy costs using technology that can map heat signatures for entire cities in a matter of days, generating data that could potentially produce billions in energy savings. Video
A 19-year-old Dutchman with a pistol forces his way into the studios of the national broadcaster NOS and demands to be allowed to go on air, before being arrested by police. Yiming Woo reports.
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