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‘No Need to Panic,’ Says India’s Jaitley as Firms Defer Spending

India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley goaded companies to boost investments as businesses bruised by a slowing economy and falling returns defer spending.Speaking at the Bloomberg India Economic Forum in Mumbai, Jaitley and Amitabh Kant, the chief executive officer at Niti Aayog, the nation’s economic think-tank, called for more private spending

New Zealand’s ruling party ahead in election, set for coalition talks

(CNN)New Zealand's ruling National Party is set to begin talks to form a new government, CNN affiliate Radio NZ reported, after preliminary results show it leading the main opposition Labour Party in Saturday's general election.The results could put Prime Minister Bill English's National Party in a position to remain

New Zealand’s English Seeks to Form Government With N.Z. First

National Party leader Bill English said he will start negotiations with a small anti-immigration party in an attempt to form New Zealand’s next government, after failing to win an outright majority in Saturday’s election.Photographer: Hannah Peters/Getty ImagesAddressing a rally of supporters in Auckland, English said he will seek to find

How Myanmar’s Buddhists actually feel about the Rohingya

Yangon, Myanmar (CNN)One public servant skipped work. A butcher shut up her store for the day. A noodle seller watched on his phone. The religious strife, which has been whipped up by well-known firebrand monks like Ashin Wirathu, isn't only felt in Rakhine state. Myanmar is home to other Muslim

Three killed in stampede for aid near Rohingya refugee camp

Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh (CNN)One woman and two children were killed in a stampede for unofficial handouts of clothing near a Rohingya refugee camp, aid agencies say.The exodus began after Rohingya militants killed 12 security officials at border posts in Myanmar's Rakhine State, resulting in an intensified government "clearance operation."

PETA, photographer reach settlement in ‘monkey selfie’ case

(CNN)The case of the world's most litigious selfie has come to a close. The animal rights organization had argued that by republishing the photo Naturo's rights were being infringed.Under the agreement, Slater will donate 25% of any future revenue derived from using or selling the monkey selfie to charities

Pakistan’s stateless Rohingya

Karachi, Pakistan (CNN)For more than 20 years, Mohammad Rasheed has eked out a living selling fish on the southeastern tip of Pakistan's port city of Karachi.Who are the Rohingya and why are they fleeing?"Pakistani Rohingya are not a burden on this country," Akrani tells CNN, while seated in a