KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam - The disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner is an "unprecedented aviation mystery", a senior official says, with a massive air and sea search now in its third day failing to find any confirmed trace of the plane. Full Article
LONDON - Gains at British American Tobacco and Rolls-Royce enabled Britain's top equity index to steady on Monday after steep falls in the previous session, although weak Chinese economic data curbed the market's advance.
Mar.10 - China urged Malaysia to step up the search for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went missing with 239 people on board and says it has sent security agents two help with an investigation into the misuse of passports.Sarah Toms reports.
Ukraine is not the only crisis to emerge from the former Soviet Union. It’s the most immediate and most immediately dangerous. But beyond the stunning images of boiling demonstrations in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, there is a less vivid but as potentially destabilising danger growing greater by the week. Commentary
The idea that Vladimir Putin would respond to Western economic sanctions, no matter how stringent, by giving up his newly gained territory is pure wishful thinking. Throughout its history, Russia has accepted economic hardships unimaginable to Western observers in pursuit of geopolitical goals. Commentary
The Swiss Bank Employees Association has told an uncomfortable truth: it was “generally known” that for many years some of their employers profited from customers’ “tax evasion.” That is incontestable, as many of the banks’ managers concede. But the practice, supposedly now ended, raises an important question about ethics and business. Commentary
Angela Merkel’s visit to London has been viewed as a snub to David Cameron’s aim to reform the EU. But it depends on what one means by reform. If he focuses on completing the single market, extending free trade, cutting red tape and boosting the City, the prize is achievable. Commentary
As the crisis in Ukraine escalates, boardrooms and senior management teams worldwide are now talking about the problems of doing business in conflict zones. These regions test the boundaries of risk tolerance. Commentary
China's possible first bond default has prompted comparisons with Bear Stearns' failure. It’s tempting for investors to seek parallels with 2008. If the analogy fits at all, it’s only because it reminds the Chinese authorities which mistakes to avoid. Commentary
Chiquita buys Fyffes to make the world’s biggest banana supplier. Breakingviews’ Robert Cole argues the deal could lead to serious questions over competition. Video
MALABO - President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Obiang, Africa's longest-serving head of state, is fronting a bid by Equatorial Guinea to break out of negative media coverage he says is one of its biggest obstacles to progress and international acceptance. Full Article
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