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    World stocks slip, China surges on stimulus hopes
    Dec16

    World stocks slip, China surges on stimulus hopes

    Asian and European stocks slid Tuesday as further weakness in oil prices and the slumping Russian ruble helped extend the global market rout. Disappointing Chinese factory data added to the selling pressure although it also fueled hopes of more stimulus that lifted China’s stock benchmark.KEEPING SCORE: European stocks edged lower in early...

    Experts discuss situation in Ukraine, its impact on other countries
    Dec16

    Experts discuss situation in Ukraine, its impact on other countries

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    Asian stocks fall, China rises on stimulus hopes
    Dec16

    Asian stocks fall, China rises on stimulus hopes

    Asian stocks slid Tuesday as further weakness in oil prices and the slumping Russian ruble helped extend the global market rout. China’s benchmark rose after poor factory data fueled hopes of more stimulus.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index tumbled 1.9 percent to 16,774.92 and South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.4 percent...

    US lawmakers press Obama to back Russian sanctions
    Dec16

    US lawmakers press Obama to back Russian sanctions

    Republicans and Democrats spoke with one voice on Monday in pressing President Barack Obama to sign legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia while providing weapons and other assistance to Ukraine.The widely popular legislation cleared Congress late Saturday, but the White House has remained non-committal about whether Obama will sign...

    66 journalists killed in past year as attacks grow more barbaric
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in past year as attacks grow more barbaric

    PARIS: Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, after a year when violence against the media took centre stage and 66 reporters were killed. The beheading of James Foley and Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group highlighted the extreme danger journalists face in...

    Despite robust truce, Russia plots pain for Ukrainian economy
    Dec16

    Despite robust truce, Russia plots pain for Ukrainian economy

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces has ground almost to halt. That should be good news for Ukraine, but Russia looks intent to pile on the economic misery. In a detailed Op-Ed piece Monday, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev painted a grim forecast of Russian economic blockades ahead as...

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks—report
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks—report

    PARIS, France — Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, in a year when violence against the media took center stage. A total of 66 reporters were killed in connection to their work in the past year — a slight drop from 71 in 2013 — but kidnappings...

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks: report
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks: report

    PARIS – Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, in a year when violence against the media took centre stage.A total of 66 reporters were killed in connection to their work in the past year – a slight drop from 71 in 2013 – but kidnappings soared to 119...

    66 journalists killed in past year as attacks grow more barbaric
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in past year as attacks grow more barbaric

    PARIS: Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, after a year when violence against the media took centre stage and 66 reporters were killed. The beheading of James Foley and Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group highlighted the extreme danger journalists face in...

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks

    PARIS, (AFP) – Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, in a year when violence against the media took centre stage.A total of 66 reporters were killed in connection to their work in the past year — a slight drop from 71 in 2013 — but kidnappings soared...

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