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    G7 talks begin in Germany
    May28

    G7 talks begin in Germany

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Japan and the US have launched their three-day summit. ||| Dresden – Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden on Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the...

    Luxury brands are down bar two
    May28

    Luxury brands are down bar two

    Louis Vuitton and Chanel were the only big luxury brands to increase in value last year as the industry grappled with slowing sales in China and Russia, research company Millward Brown said yesterday in the 2015 BrandZ study. ||| Andrew Roberts ParisLouis Vuitton and Chanel were the only big luxury brands to increase in value last year as the...

    Fear as Ukraine faces HIV drug shortage
    May27

    Fear as Ukraine faces HIV drug shortage

    A group of Ukrainians infected with HIV warned that thousands could soon perish because the war-torn country was running out of treatment for the deadly virus. ||| Belarus – A group of Ukrainians infected with HIV warned on Wednesday that thousands could soon perish because the war-torn country was running out of treatment for the deadly...

    Quadruplets born to woman, 65, ‘at risk’
    May27

    Quadruplets born to woman, 65, ‘at risk’

    Doctors said that quadruplets whose very premature births to a 65-year-old mother of 13 have captured headlines face big health risks. ||| Doctors at a Berlin clinic on Wednesday said quadruplets, whose very premature births to a 65-year-old German mother have captured headlines and stirred debate, face big health risks.Eight days after their...

    Luxury brands hit by slower sales
    May27

    Luxury brands hit by slower sales

    Louis Vuitton and Chanel were the only big luxury brands to increase in value last year, according to a survey. ||| Paris – Louis Vuitton and Chanel were the only big luxury brands to increase in value last year as the industry grappled with slowing sales in China and Russia, research company Millward Brown said on Wednesday in the 2015...

    Brides for sale – new form of trafficking?
    May26

    Brides for sale – new form of trafficking?

    Each year, dozens of women from the poorer corners of eastern Europe are lured to travel to western Europe for sham marriages. ||| London – Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.She knew he did not want her, or her child. He wanted her...

    Ukraine gunman kills two, takes hostages
    May25

    Ukraine gunman kills two, takes hostages

    A gunman was holding two people hostage at a petrol station in northeast Ukraine after killing two others, the interior ministry said. ||| Kiev – A gunman was holding two people hostage at a petrol station in northeast Ukraine on Monday after killing two others, the interior ministry said. The 48-year-old man opened fire with a rifle,...

    Shelling halts Ukraine coke plant
    May24

    Shelling halts Ukraine coke plant

    Ukraine steelmaker Metinvest said on Sunday it had halted production at its Avdiyivka facility in eastern Ukraine due to heavy shelling. ||| Kiev – Ukraine steelmaker Metinvest said on Sunday it had halted production at its Avdiyivka facility in eastern Ukraine, one of Europe’s biggest coke plants, after heavy shelling caused major...

    Shelling halts work at east Ukraine coke plant
    May24

    Shelling halts work at east Ukraine coke plant

    Kiev – Ukraine steelmaker Metinvest said on Sunday it has halted production at its Avdiyivka facility in eastern Ukraine, one of Europe’s biggest coke plants, after heavy shelling caused major damage. ||| Kiev – Ukraine steelmaker Metinvest said on Sunday it has halted production at its Avdiyivka facility in eastern Ukraine, one...

    ‘No room in G8 for Russia until values are met’
    May21

    ‘No room in G8 for Russia until values are met’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says there won’t be any Group of 8 meetings with Russia as long as it fails to comply with basic common values of democracy. ||| Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that there would not be any Group of 8 meetings with Russia as long as it fails to comply with basic common values of...

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