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    Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale
    Jan23

    Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale

    Rosneft asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Intesa Sanpaolo, Glencore, and the Qatar Investment Authority to discuss development plans after they participated in the partial privatisation of the state-run oil producer.The meeting would “underline the significance of this deal,” Rosneft chief executive officer Igor Sechin said in...

    America’s Russian hypocrisy
    Jan20

    America’s Russian hypocrisy

    I hate agreeing with Vladimir Putin, even a little. Russia’s president is dragging his country – the country of my birth – backwards, and falsely argues that violating international law is somehow good for Russians. But the hysterical response of Americans to the Kremlin’s alleged efforts to influence the US presidential election has...

    EM leaders tell Trump from Davos: Don’t damage trade
    Jan20

    EM leaders tell Trump from Davos: Don’t damage trade

    Globalisation is good. That’s the message leaders of developing countries want to send from the Davos forum to US President Donald Trump, who took office yesterday. Any return to protectionism, they fear, could bring the sky down on decades of trade-based economic growth that has lifted countless millions out of poverty. And for all the...

    Nadal smashes past Baghdatis to reach third round
    Jan19

    Nadal smashes past Baghdatis to reach third round

    Hours after reigning champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Australian Open yesterday, Rafael Nadal raised hopes of filling the power vacuum after demolishing Marcos Baghdatis 6-3 6-1 6-3 to reach the third round. Djokovic loomed as a potential semi-final opponent for Nadal but the Serb’s five-set upset by wildcard Denis Istomin shook...

    Aligning the West for an uncertain world
    Jan19

    Aligning the West for an uncertain world

    In 2016, the United Kingdom made the momentous decision to leave the European Union, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, and many European countries continued to struggle with internal challenges. The EU feels less stable than at any point in my lifetime.There are common forces that brought us to this dangerous place, and it...

    China plans to allow foreign companies to launch IPOs
    Jan18

    China plans to allow foreign companies to launch IPOs

    China may allow foreign companies to launch IPOs on its stock exchanges and issue corporate bonds, the government said, after President Xi Jinping promised the world his country was committed to opening its markets. The State Council, China’s Cabinet, late Tuesday posted on its website a notice saying it had granted approval in principle...

    No voter ID, no sex, urges Kenyan MP
    Jan17

    No voter ID, no sex, urges Kenyan MP

    A Kenyan opposition MP has urged fellow women to impose a sex boycott until their men register to vote in August’s general election.Mishi Mboko, who is married, said women should withhold sex until their menfolk present their credentials in the form of a valid voter ID card.“Women, if your husband has not been registered as a voter, you...

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia at world court
    Jan17

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia at world court

    Ukraine has urged the UN’s top court to order Russia to pay damages for attacks on civilians during its bloody conflict with separatist pro-Russia rebels, accusing Moscow of “sponsoring terrorism”, officials said yesterday.In its filing, Kiev accused Moscow of “intervening militarily in Ukraine, financing acts of terrorism, and violating...

    Emerging stock markets, currencies rise
    Jan17

    Emerging stock markets, currencies rise

    Dollar weakness and Turkish central bank liquidity tightening provided some support to the Turkish lira yesterday, whilst a move lower in US treasury yields improved risk appetite, boosting emerging equities. Some of the most beaten-down emerging market currencies, such as the lira and the Mexican peso, made some decent gains in early trading...

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia
    Jan17

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia

    Ukraine has filed a case at the UN’s top court accusing Russia of sponsoring ‘terrorism’ and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, officials said Tuesday. Kiev has asked the International Court of Justice to ‘declare that the Russian Federation bears international responsibility, by...

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