BREAKING NEWS

2008-07-08

Business

Siemens to cut more workers

German industrial conglomerate Siemens plans to cut around 4% of its workforce. It is part of an effort by Europe’s biggest engineering group to cut

Business

TNK-BP 'facing tax troubles'

Russian tax inspectors have reportedly hit BP’s troubled oil joint venture TNK-BP with new demands. According to a source talking to the Reuters

Sci-tech

The sea that nearly died

Once the world’s fourth largest inland sea, the Aral was virtually destroyed by Soviet attempts to use its water for farming. But now, thanks to a