New Oman ruler sworn in
Haitham bin Tariq Al Said has been chosen as the new ruler of Oman, succeeding his cousin Sultan Qaboos who has died at age 79 after almost half a century at the country’s helm.
Japan shares rise as easing Middle East tension shifts focus to trade deal
The benchmark Nikkei index ended up 0.47 per cent at 23,850.57 poi...
Hong Kong shares end higher as Middle East worries ease
The Hang Seng index closed 95.87 points or 0.34 per cent higher at 28,322.06.
European shares tick up as Middle East tensions wane
The pan European STOXX 600 Index rose about 0.5 per cent by 0805 GMT.
China shares close at 8-month high as Middle East concerns ebb
The Shanghai Composite index ended 0.69 per cent higher at 3,104.80
Australian shares climb as Middle East fears cool; NZ flat
The S&P/ASX 200 index closed up 1.4 per cent, or 90.70 points, to 6,826.40.
More US troops deploy to Middle-East amid Iran strife
Hundreds of U.S. soldiers deployed Saturday from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Kuwait to serve as reinforcements in the Middle East amid ri...
Wall Street falls on Middle East tensions, energy shares jump
Wall Street's main indexes have been knocked off record levels as the killing of a top Iranian general by the United States last week raised the threat of a new conflagration in the Middle East.
China blue-chip stocks end lower as Middle East tensions weigh
The blue-chip CSI300 index ended 0.4 per cent lower at 4,129.30
Soleimani killing leaves Trump’s Middle East strategy in tatters
U.S. policy in the region seems to be going in the opposite direction of what Trump has long promised -- with more U.S. troops going in, not fewer; an Iran defiant, not cowed and broken by sanctions; and regional allies giving only lukewarm support to Trump’s airstrike instead of rallying around it.
Oil prices on the boil as Middle East simmers
India's benchmark stock indices fell 0.4%, logging their worst weekly performance in a month.
Govt making all efforts to raise stature of Hindi globally: MoS MEA V Muraleedharan
Muraleedharan was addressing a gathering of diplomats, students of the Hindi language from various countries, poets and other personalities on 'Vishwa Hindi Diwas' at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan here. He reiterated that the Centre has been making efforts for the promotion of Hindi as an official language of the United Nations and its propagation worldwide.
Iran probe finds Ukrainian plane turned back after 'problem'
According to Iranian authorities the Ukrainian carrier that crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board, had turned back after experiencing a technical glitch. The organisation questioned witnesses both on the ground and on board a second aircraft which was flying above the Ukrainian Boeing 737 as the disaster unfolded.
Gold edges up, but trades below 7-year peak as Middle East worries ebb
Spot gold edged 0.2% at $1,568.42 per ounce as of 10:51 a.m. ET (1551 GMT). U.S. gold futures rose 0.1% to $1,570.20 per ounce.
Asian shares erase losses as Mideast tensions ease, oil ticks up
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1 per cent.
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