Sri Lankan shares inched lower
on Monday, retreating after six straight sessions of gains to a
near 11-week closing high, as investors sold diversified stocks
such as John Keells Holdings Plc.
** The bourse hit its highest close since April 18 on Friday,
buoyed by the government's decision to launch...
Japan has tightened curbs on
exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and
chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute
with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms
during World War Two.
NEW YORK, July 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two in three
people lack access to justice - with stateless, enslaved and
war-affected people worst hit - according to research released
on Monday that showed the challenge of achieving the United
Nations' goal of justice for all.
Environmental activists, seeking
to pressure Swiss banks into halting the financing of fossil
fuels, blocked entrances to Credit Suisse in Zurich and
UBS in Basel on Monday before police intervened and
arrested some protesters.