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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    European cities boost security for New Year
    Dec30

    European cities boost security for New Year

    European capitals tightened security yesterday ahead of New Year’s celebrations, erecting concrete barriers in city centres and stepping up police numbers after the Islamic State (IS) attack in Berlin last week that killed 12 people.In the German capital, police closed the Pariser Platz square in front of the Brandenburg Gate and prepared...

    Putin won’t react by expelling Americans
    Dec30

    Putin won’t react by expelling Americans

    President Vladimir Putin has ruled out any tit-for-tat expulsion of Americans after Washington turfed out dozens of Russian diplomats over alleged interference in the US presidential election.The Kremlin strongman’s surprise decision came after the foreign ministry asked him to send home 35 US diplomats in retaliation for the expulsion of...

    Trump has tough choice after Obama sanctions on Russia hack
    Dec30

    Trump has tough choice after Obama sanctions on Russia hack

    Time for country to move on, says president-elect …read more Source: Gulf...

    Trump regrets issues in ‘age of computer’
    Dec29

    Trump regrets issues in ‘age of computer’

    US president-elect Donald Trump has lamented complications from “the age of computer” as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election.Asked about possible sanctions against Moscow, Trump said “I think we ought to get on with our lives”, before waxing lyrical about the impact of computing technology.“I think...

    Global equity surge, stronger commodity prices lift EM stocks
    Dec28

    Global equity surge, stronger commodity prices lift EM stocks

    Global equity gains and stronger commodity prices lifted emerging stocks 0.7% yesterday, though worries about China weighed, with offshore yuan overnight rates hitting three-month highs.Data showing steadily rising US house prices and consumer confidence at its highest in more than 15 years underscored the strength of the economic recovery,...

    Russia’s hybrid war against the West
    Dec25

    Russia’s hybrid war against the West

    The United States FBI and CIA have both concluded that Russia ran a hacking and disinformation campaign aimed at influencing the US presidential election in Donald Trump’s favour. We may never know how successful Russia’s cyber operation was, but we do know that the Kremlin got the result it wanted. Time magazine was wrong to name...

    Israel hits back after UN settlement vote
    Dec25

    Israel hits back after UN settlement vote

    Israel yesterday summoned representatives of states that supported a UN resolution demanding it halt settlement activity, while cutting civilian co-ordination with Palestinians by way of rebuke.Ambassadors from 10 of the 14 countries that voted in favour of the resolution and have embassies in Israel – Britain, China, Russia, France, Egypt,...

    Russia M&A bucks global slowdown for bank deals
    Dec25

    Russia M&A bucks global slowdown for bank deals

    Investment banking deal volumes in Russia rose almost 50% in 2016, with domestic advisors leading the charge, but continued sanctions and the economic contraction mean the industry remained a shadow of its former self.According to Thomson Reuters data up to December 14, equity capital market (ECM) volumes in Russia have more than doubled to...

    Kazakhstan said to weigh its biggest bank bailout since 2009
    Dec24

    Kazakhstan said to weigh its biggest bank bailout since 2009

    Kazakhstan has extended an emergency loan to the country’s biggest bank, the first step in what could be a rescue that may reach 1.5tn tenge ($4.5bn), according to people familiar with the plans.A bailout is among the alternatives under discussion between officials from Kazkommertsbank JSC and the central bank as Kazakhstan edges closer to...

    Putin warms to Trump, flexes muscles on Syria
    Dec23

    Putin warms to Trump, flexes muscles on Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday appeared to cosy up to US President-elect Donald Trump while stamping his authority as the key powerbroker in Syria.At his annual end-of-year press conference, the confident Kremlin strongman praised Trump for tapping into the public mood in the US to claim his surprise win in the elections.“He went to...

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