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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 1257 of 1336 -

Regulators Give Ground to Banks

January 7, 2013 |

Global banking regulators watered down a key element of their plan for creating a safer financial system, giving ground to banks that argued the plans were unworkable and financially risky. What’s News Asia

Microsoft’s Xbox Faces Tougher Competition

January 6, 2013 |

Microsoft Corp. transformed its Xbox from a videogame machine into a multipurpose entertainment hub. Now, the 11-year-old hardware line is facing its stiffest competition yet. US Business

NHL, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

January 6, 2013 |

The NHL and the players association ended their standoff, reaching a tentative agreement on a collective-bargaining deal that will salvage a shortened season after a four-month-long lockout. US Business

Pakistan, India in Border Clash

January 6, 2013 |

Pakistan and India traded accusations of violating the boundary line dividing the two sides’ forces in the disputed northern region of Kashmir. What’s News Asia

Scandal Hits Greek Tourism Agency

January 6, 2013 |

A multimillion-dollar embezzlement case involving Greece’s national tourism agency has dealt a new blow to the crisis-hit country’s political establishment. What’s News Europe

Ex-General Detained Briefly in Turkish Probe

January 6, 2013 |

Turkey’s former armed forces chief was briefly detained in an investigation into the military’s role in toppling the country’s first Islamist-led government in 1997. What’s News Europe

India Police Response Criticized

January 6, 2013 |

A man who was present at a brutal gang rape that led to the death of the 23-year-old victim spoke publicly for the first time with details of the attack and harsh words for police. What’s News Asia

Swiss Bank Pleads Guilty in Probe

January 6, 2013 |

Switzerland’s oldest bank pleaded guilty to a criminal charge and admitted that it helped wealthy Americans avoid at least $ 20 million in taxes by hiding funds in secret accounts abroad. What’s News Europe

In Turkey, Bank Bonds Lure Foreign Investors

January 5, 2013 |

Turkey’s banks are riding the boom in emerging-market debt, capitalizing on the country’s recent credit-rating upgrade and investors’ pursuit of higher yields. What’s News Europe

Who Controls a Digital Legacy?

January 5, 2013 |

A family’s struggle to access the online accounts of a child after her death shows that laws meant to safeguard the living fail to address their legacies. US Business