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    1. May 20, 2013

      North Korea launches sixth missile in three days

      SEOUL, May 20 – North Korea fired two short-range missiles on Monday, bringing the total of such launches to six in three...

    2. May 20, 2012

      North Korea frees detained Chinese fishermen

      Beijing - May 20 - North Korea released a number of Chinese fishermen and boats on Sunday two weeks after seizing them,...

    1. April 19, 2012

      Good head for figures takes sculptor to the top

      Antony Gormley’s sculptures of the human form appear here, there and everywhere – in cities, in fields, in the sea, on top...

    2. April 10, 2012

      Problems remain even with charity fund cut

      From Mr Ben Hopkinson. Sir, The story of a charity I chair well illustrates your report and editorial “Budget threatens the...

    3. February 29, 2012

      Don’t pay too much attention to the shale gas Cassandras

      From Mr Maciej Olex-Szczytowski. Sir, Martin Wolf rightly tells us to “Prepare for a golden age of gas” (February 22). The...

    4. February 20, 2012

      North Korea raises military drill alert

      SEOUL, February 20 – North Korea raised its military alert ahead of a live-fire artillery drill by South Korea on Monday...

    5. January 5, 2012

      South Korea offers talks with North

      SEOUL - South Korea reached out to rival North Korea on Thursday, nearly three weeks after the death of the North’s...

    6. December 30, 2011

      The march of democracy

      In 1989, Francis Fukuyama declared that democracy would eventually emerge as the universal form of human government. The...

    7. December 19, 2011

      Q&A on North Korea’s nuclear programme

      How concerned should the world be about North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme? Most experts say the world should be very...

    8. December 19, 2011

      Profile: Kim Jong-eun

      For someone inheriting one of the world’s most strategically vital nuclear-armed states, very little is known about Kim...

    9. November 15, 2011

      1. Irene Rosenfeld

      Company: Kraft Foods Last year’s position: 4 Age: 58 Nationality: American Sector: Food and beverages Location: US It was a...

    10. November 2, 2011

      Kraft presses ahead with plans to split

      Kraft, the largest US food company by revenues, said on Wednesday it was pressing forward with its plans to split the...

    11. October 20, 2011

      Deals set to double Ithaca’s output

      Ithaca Energy is on course to more than double its production to 20,000-plus barrels of oil equivalent per day within 20...

    12. September 20, 2011

      US seeks North Korea food aid pledges

      The US will not resume food aid to North Korea until it is satisfied the communist government will not divert it for its own...

    13. August 18, 2011

      Holcim struggles with surging Swiss franc

      Holcim, the world’s biggest cement maker by sales, said rising costs for energy and raw materials, along with the surging...

    14. August 5, 2011

      Internet scam nets cash for N Korea

      Pyongyang’s cash-strapped totalitarian regime has found a novel source of foreign currency revenue – digital weapons and...

    15. August 4, 2011

      Kraft reveals plans to divide into two

      Kraft Foods became the latest US company to decide to separate its businesses, announcing that it would split its North...

    16. July 21, 2011

      Lesson for Greece from Argentina

      From Mr Pablo Heidrich. Sir, It is a pity that your article “A high risk-recovery” (Analysis, July 19) misses the...

    17. July 18, 2011

      WTI-Brent spread rises back above $20 a barrel

      The price difference between the world’s two most important oil benchmarks has risen back above $20 a barrel as Brent...

    18. July 7, 2011

      South Sudan needs our support to succeed

      The launch of a new state should be a time for optimism. But South Sudan will emerge into deeply troubled waters when it...

    19. June 28, 2011

      IEA reserves release disrupts crude spreads

      The release of the western countries’ petroleum strategic stocks has triggered significant disruption to one of the most...

    20. June 16, 2011

      IEA forecasts slow recovery for Libyan oil

      Libya’s oil production faces a “long haul” to make a full recovery in the wake of the civil war gripping the country and...

    21. May 2, 2011

      Arch Coal to buy ICG in $3.4bn cash deal

      Arch Coal, the second-largest US producer of the fuel, has made a move to strengthen its position in higher value...

    22. March 10, 2011

      Anadarko considers Algeria assets seizure

      Anadarko Petroleum has considered seizing the foreign assets of Sonatrach to enforce judgment if the US group wins a $3bn...

    23. February 23, 2011

      Virgin looks at ‘daily deals’ coupon service

      Virgin is exploring the launch of a “daily deals” service to rival Groupon, LivingSocial and Google. A former Virgin company...

    24. January 31, 2011

      Time to seize a Korea opportunity

      It is hard to be optimistic about forthcoming talks between North and South Korea, due to start in February. We should not...

    25. December 30, 2010

      Live music suffers as fans and stars age

      Ageing acts and audiences, high ticket prices and a back injury suffered by U2 lead singer Bono conspired to drive down...

    26. December 23, 2010

      Lee warns of ‘merciless’ strike if attacked

      North Korea warned on Thursday of a “holy war” against the South using its nuclear deterrent as South Korean President Lee...

    27. December 22, 2010

      Buyers snap up Canon as Nikkei retreats

      Tokyo stocks fell away from fresh seven-month intraday highs after the Japanese government made downbeat comments about the...

    28. December 21, 2010

      Why North Korea will inevitably strike again

      So, Seoul is in a self-congratulatory (and slightly bellicose) mood. On Monday, the South Korean military held artillery...

    29. December 9, 2010

      North Korea warns Seoul over maritime border

      North Korea has warned the US and South Korea to recognise a more southerly maritime border between the two Koreas to avoid...

    30. December 8, 2010

      Koreans try to bridge linguistic divide

      What is Korean for Frappuccino? A bewildered North Korean defector cowering beneath the menu at a Starbucks in Seoul...

    31. November 23, 2010

      S Korea faces dilemma over North’s attack

      Passengers from Yeonpyeong Island arrive at Incheon port near Seoul on Monday after North Korea’s attack left two servicemen...

    32. November 16, 2010

      Fiat 500 leads carmaker’s North American return

      After an absence of 27 years, Fiat marks its return to North America on Wednesday with the debut of the small Fiat 500 at...

    33. October 25, 2010

      Pearson raises outlook on strong digital growth

      Strong growth in digital education products and in the developing world has led Pearson, the publishing group, to raise its...

    34. October 18, 2010

      United Technologies to buy balance of Clipper

      Clipper Windpower, the Aim-quoted wind turbine maker based in Iowa, is to be acquired by United Technologies Corporation....

    35. September 22, 2010

      Sales rise at Easydate

      Easydate, the online dating agency that floated on Aim in June at 60p a share, announced first-half revenues of £8.8m, ahead...

    36. August 30, 2010

      Korean anxiety

      Kim Jong-il inspires pity as much as dread. China sent fans on North Korea’s behalf to the football World Cup; Robert Mugabe...

    37. July 1, 2010

      More than a touch of evil in Mexico

      California’s largest cash crop is not wine but marijuana. More people die in England and Wales every year from...

    38. June 2, 2010

      Wen defends impartial line in Korea stand-off

      Wen Jiabao, the Chinese premier, defended China's impartial position over rising Korean tensions , saying yesterday that...

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