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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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