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European Central Bank president Mario Draghi addresses a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, on Thursday.  Picture: REUTERS

Draghi details plan for bond buying

European Central Bank will launch into quantitative easing next week having increased its economic growth forecasts for this year and next

Russia launches military exercises in disputed territories

A picture taken on February 28 2015 shows member of the 'Russian Imperial Movement , a nationalist group in Russia, volunteer of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic Dmitry Gaydun nick-named 'Donskoy', holding a weapon simulator at a training base in Saint-Petersburg. Picture: AFP PHOTO/OLGA MALTSEVA
1 day(s) ago

Large-scale exercises likely to be viewed in the West as a show of force as relations with Russia are at their most strained since the Cold War

SAP to cuts posts in response to market changes

People beside screens at the booth of German company SAP during preparations at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover, Germany, in March 2012.  Picture: REUTERS
3 hour(s) ago

Software maker to reduce workforce by 2,250, while creating similar number of jobs in expanding parts of company in its push to sell products via internet

Power-generating urinal pioneered in Britain

Picture: THINKSTOCK
23 hour(s) ago

Units contain bacteria that breaks down the chemicals in urine, in the process releasing energy in the form of electricity which is stored within a fuel cell

ECB holds rates, focuses on rollout of bond buy plan

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank. Picture: REUTERS
23 hour(s) ago

ECB watchers say main focus for financial markets will be details on bank’s new programme of quantitative easing, which Mario Draghi announced in January


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