Samsung has been ordered to pay Apple $119.6m in damages, after a jury found the South Korea firm copied two of the US technology giant's patents.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $17bn two-year aid programme for Ukraine, as the Kiev government continues to fight pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country.
India emerged as the world's third-largest economy in 2011 from being the 10th largest in 2005 in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP), according to a new study by the world's leading statistical agencies.
Nokia has announced the completion of the $7.5bn sale of its troubled mobile phone and services division to US-based Microsoft, ending a chapter in the former world leading phone maker's history that began with paper making in 1865.
US President Barack Obama and top European leaders are moving ahead on a new round of sanctions against Russia, US officials have said.
The Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the other eight heavyweight nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law.
The US has delayed its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely, a move considered disappointing by the Canadian Prime Minister.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said foreign exchange reserves of Pakistan stand at 11.67 billion dollar as foreign remittances witnessed 11.9 rise while the exports stand at 18 bln dollar with a 6 percent rise.
China's economy grew at its slowest pace in 18 months in the first quarter of 2014, official data showed, but authorities have ruled out major stimulus to fight short-term dips in growth.
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