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    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...

    Heat is on as stars struggle at Aussie Open
    Jan16

    Heat is on as stars struggle at Aussie Open

    World number one Andy Murray was tested and Stan Wawrinka lost his cool as stars struggled on a hot first day at the Australian Open yesterday. Roger Federer and Angelique Kerber, the defending women’s champion, both dropped sets on a day which threatened a host of upsets at Melbourne Park. In the event, fourth seed Simona Halep was the...

    Europe raps Trump over ‘obsolete’ Nato remarks
    Jan16

    Europe raps Trump over ‘obsolete’ Nato remarks

    Angela Merkel led a sharp European response to US President-elect Donald Trump yesterday after he branded the Nato alliance “obsolete” and criticised the German chancellor’s open-door refugee policy. In a hard-hitting interview with two European newspapers, Trump unleashed a volley of verbal attacks on Europe, hailing Britain’s...

    Murray hopes to overcome Australian Open final jinx
    Jan15

    Murray hopes to overcome Australian Open final jinx

    ‘I obviously feel pretty confident after the way the last season finished. I do love it here. I love the conditions. I have played really well here over the years, and I just haven’t managed to get over the final hurdle’ Andy Murray sets out today to end a record run of Australian Open final defeats as his great rival Novak Djokovic...

    Kerber lurks as Serena looks to pass Graf’s Grand Slam mark
    Jan15

    Kerber lurks as Serena looks to pass Graf’s Grand Slam mark

    Serena Williams has vowed to make life difficult for top seed Angelique Kerber and a host of dangerous players out to derail her at the Australian Open, warning she is in Melbourne to win. The American gets her quest for an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam title underway in a difficult first-round clash against Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic...

    Poles welcome US troops as wary Nato eyes Russia
    Jan14

    Poles welcome US troops as wary Nato eyes Russia

    Polish authorities and ordinary Poles have welcomed US troops who arrived this week as part of an unprecedented deployment to Nato’s eastern flank aimed at deterring Russia.“Welcome to Poland,” Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told US troops yesterday in Zagan, the Polish town on the German border where the brigade will be headquartered, adding:...

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