Uproar in Australia Over the Plan to Block Web Sites

A proposed Internet filter dubbed the ‘?Great Aussie Firewall?’ is promising to make Australia one of the strictest Internet regulators among democratic countries. Full Story…

A personal finance diet

Christopher, a software engineer in Dubai, has come up with a detailed personal finance plan, which he intends to follow next year in order to build his wealth and cut down on debts. ‘You can call it a personal finance diet. The intention is to cut down

Wells Fargo & Company (USA): Acquisition of Wachovia Corporation (USA)

Subject to the completion of the stock acquisition of Wachovia Corporation (USA, constituent) by Wells Fargo & Company (USA, constituent) and in accordance with the terms of the merger, FTSE announces the following changes: INDEXCHANGEEFFECTIVE FROM

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (USA): Acquisition of National City Corporation

Subject to the completion of the stock acquisition of National City Corporation (USA) by PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (USA, constituent) and in accordance with the terms of the merger, FTSE announces the following changes: INDEXCHANGEEFFECTIVE FROM

Bank of America Corporation (USA): Acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Company Inc.

Subject to the completion of the stock acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Company Inc. (USA constituent) by Bank of America Corporation (USA, constituent), FTSE announces the following changes: INDEXCHANGEEFFECTIVE FROM START OF TRADINGFTSE All-World

Thousands mourn in Pakistan a year after Bhutto’s killing

GARHI KHUDA BAKHSH, Pakistan (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of supporters of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto streamed into her home town on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of her assassination.