Executive Compensation

CORRECTED-Russia's Galchev rejects terms of Holcim/Lafarge merger - newspaper

ZURICH, March 29 - Russian businessman Filaret Galchev, who owns a 10.8 percent stake in Switzerland's Holcim via Eurocement Holding AG, has rejected merger terms between France's Lafarge and Holcim, a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday.

Russia's Galchev rejects terms of Holcim/Lafarge merger: newspaper

ZURICH - Russian businessman Filaret Galchev, who owns a 10.8 percent stake in Switzerland's Holcim via Eurocement Holding AG, has rejected the takeover offer that France's Lafarge has made for Holcim, a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday.

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FACTBOX-Cricket-World Cup champions Australia

March 29 - Factbox on the Australia cricket team after they won the World Cup for a record fifth time on Sunday, beating New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Insight - Modi's popularity in rural India punctured by discontent, suicides

VAIDI, India - Over a dozen debt-laden farmers have committed suicide in recent weeks in India, and discontent in many rural areas against government policies is turning into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a year after he swept into office.

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Insight - Modi's popularity in rural India punctured by discontent, suicides

VAIDI, India - Over a dozen debt-laden farmers have committed suicide in recent weeks in India, and discontent in many rural areas against government policies is turning into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a year after he swept into office.

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INSIGHT-Modi's popularity in rural India punctured by discontent, suicides

VAIDI, India, March 29 - Over a dozen debt-laden farmers have committed suicide in recent weeks in India, and discontent in many rural areas against government policies is turning into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a year after he swept into office.

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Barrick Chairman Thornton gets nearly $13 mln in 2014 compensation

March 28 - Barrick Gold Corp, which last year implemented a new executive compensation plan after an outcry from shareholders, paid Executive Chairman John Thornton $12.9 million in 2014, a third more than in 2013.

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Thousands march through Rome against Renzi's labor reform

ROME - Tens of thousands of workers marched through the center of Rome on Saturday against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's reform of the labor market, headed by a popular union chief who is seen by many as a possible future leader of Italy's left.

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Thousands march through Rome against Renzi's labour reform

ROME - Tens of thousands of workers marched through the centre of Rome on Saturday against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's reform of the labour market, headed by a popular union chief who is seen by many as a possible future leader of Italy's left.

28 Mar 2015

Torn-up sick notes show crash pilot should have been grounded

DUESSELDORF - German authorities said on Friday they had found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy. | Video

Director's cut: Best-paid corporate boards

A seat on a corporate board is nice work if you can get it, especially at three companies that pay their directors more than $100,000 per meeting. A Reuters Special Report.  Full Article