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  • KPN sales fall; barely profitable in first quarter

    KPN sales fall; barely profitable in first quarter

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:24:37 GMT
    Royal KPN NV, the Dutch telecommunications company partly owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, nearly slumped to a first-quarter loss following a slide in its mobile services business and a shrinking market...More >>
    Royal KPN NV, the Dutch telecommunications company partly owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, nearly slumped to a first-quarter loss following a slide in its mobile services business and a shrinking market for...More >>
  • Global stocks tumble amid Ukraine tensions

    Global stocks tumble amid Ukraine tensions

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:24:35 GMT
    Global stocks tumbled Friday after tensions over Ukraine mounted and Standard & Poor's cut Russia's credit rating, warning of capital flight and risks to investment due to the crisis.More >>
    Global stocks tumbled Friday after tensions over Ukraine mounted and Standard & Poor's cut Russia's credit rating, warning of capital flight and risks to investment due to the crisis.More >>
  • Baltic states lead push to cut Russia gas reliance

    Baltic states lead push to cut Russia gas reliance

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:15 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:15:00 GMT
    Later this year, a ship the size of an aircraft carrier will arrive at Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel is not a warship, but a floating natural gas import...More >>
    Later this year, a ship the size of an aircraft carrier will arrive at Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel is not a warship, but a floating natural gas import terminal -...More >>
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