Arab Spring cleaning starts

The Ennahda Islamist party in Tunisia has won a robust mandate in autumn elections there, following the Arab Spring uprising, winning 90 seats out of


Chinese set to buy Saab

The struggling Swedish carmaker Saab looks likely to become the latest European firm to be snapped up by the Chinese. The company has not made a

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Halloween approaches

As the October 31 holiday approaches, New Yorkers and visitors are buying costumes, carving pumpkins and getting into the spirit of the season.


Samsung pips Apple

The South Korean electronics giant Samsung has overtaken Apple to become the world’s top maker of smartphones. Latest figures show it shipped


Bangkok floods spark mass exodus

Thailand’s government has told Bangkok residents to leave the capital due to floods. The city of 12 million people has been placed on high alert by