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    World’s rich get a bit poorer
    Dec30

    World’s rich get a bit poorer

    The world’s 400 wealthiest individuals shed $19 billion in 2015, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. ||| New York – The richest people on Earth became a bit poorer this year. The world’s 400 wealthiest individuals shed $19 billion in 2015, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Falling commodities prices and...

    AFP’s person of the year: Merkel
    Dec28

    AFP’s person of the year: Merkel

    AFP journalists have chosen German chancellor Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015. ||| Berlin – AFP journalists have chosen Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises.The vote by editorial staff from all services and...

    Putin, Trump sing each other’s praises
    Dec18

    Putin, Trump sing each other’s praises

    President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump say they would welcome an improvement in relations between the US and Russia. ||| Washington – Russian President Vladimir Putin and US presidential candidate Donald Trump praised each other on Thursday, saying they would welcome an improvement in the now-icy relations between their two nations....

    US, Russia to discuss Assad’s future
    Dec14

    US, Russia to discuss Assad’s future

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will try to reach agreement with Russia over the role of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in any political transition. ||| Paris – US Secretary of State John Kerry will use talks in Moscow on Tuesday to try to narrow differences with Russian leader Vladimir Putin over the role of Syrian President Bashar...

    Time names Merkel Person of the Year
    Dec10

    Time names Merkel Person of the Year

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named “Person of the Year 2015” by Time magazine. ||| Time magazine on Wednesday named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its “Person of the Year 2015,” hailing her leadership for navigating debt and refugee crises that threatened to tear the European Union apart. “For asking more of her country than most...

    Times names Merkel Person of the Year
    Dec09

    Times names Merkel Person of the Year

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named “Person of the Year 2015” by Times magazine. ||| Time magazine on Wednesday named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its “Person of the Year 2015,” hailing her leadership for navigating debt and refugee crises that threatened to tear the European Union apart.“For asking more of her country than most...

    Putin-Erdogan: from friends to foes?
    Dec04

    Putin-Erdogan: from friends to foes?

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin have suffered a ferocious falling-out that will harm relations for years to come. ||| Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin, leaders with remarkable similarities who built a new era of cooperation between Turkey and Russia, have suffered a ferocious falling-out that will harm relations for years to...

    UN chief responds to NK visit reports
    Nov24

    UN chief responds to NK visit reports

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was discussing with North Korea the dates for his visit to the isolated state. ||| Seoul – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was discussing with North Korea the dates for his visit to the isolated state but no decision has been made in his first public comments on the trip since news...

    App blocks IS propaganda channels
    Nov19

    App blocks IS propaganda channels

    Encrypted messaging app Telegram says it has blocked 78 accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group. ||| The instant messenger app Telegram, created by Russian Internet guru Pavel Durov, says it has blocked 78 accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group following the attacks in Paris.“We were disturbed to learn that...

    Surrogates feel hurt by India’s ban
    Nov18

    Surrogates feel hurt by India’s ban

    It’s said to be intended to protect the women from exploitation, though some who have worked as surrogates say the ban actually hurts them. ||| New Delhi – For thousands of childless couples the world over, India has been the go-to destination to fulfil their dreams of becoming parents, thanks to its well-trained doctors,...

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