Friday, May 1, 2015
German unemployment fell in April to the lowest level in 24 years as the recovery in Europe's biggest economy continues to pick up speed, data showed on Thursday.
A long-delayed free trade deal between India and Switzerland is not likely to be signed soon, a senior Swiss official said Thursday, with differences on intellectual property rights and data protection still unresolved.
Switzerland's central bank says it took a first-quarter loss of 30 billion Swiss francs (US$32 billion) as the rapid appreciation of the national currency led to high foreign exchange losses.
Spain's National Statistics Institute says the economy grew by 0.9 percent in the first quarter compared to the previous three-month period, its strongest rate since before the economic crisis began in 2007.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Hundreds of people rallied and marched in New York and Boston to protest the death of a Baltimore man who was critically injured in police custody as Philadelphia activists prepared for their own demonstration.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday named his powerful interior minister as heir in a generational shift that also saw one of his sons promoted to second in line to the throne.
The EU's top court ruled Wednesday that governments can ban gay blood donors to combat HIV but only on condition they show it is still the best way to limit health risks.
The news industry is struggling with a shift to mobile, getting scant revenues as more readers turn to smartphones and tablets for information, a research report showed Wednesday.
Michelle Obama said Tuesday that all students in the U.S. should have the opportunity to interact with children from other countries so they can learn about each other and realize what they have in common, instead of focusing on their differences.
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided Tuesday on whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed, as it weighs a potentially historic decision that could see gay marriage legalized nationwide.