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    Russia has little to offer in oil price war
    Nov20

    Russia has little to offer in oil price war

    Russia can do little to shore up slumping global prices even if OPEC wants it to. ||| Moscow – Russia can do little to shore up slumping global prices even if OPEC wants it to.Russian wells will freeze if they stop pumping oil, and the country has no capacity to store the output it would otherwise export. Before next week’s meeting of...

    Charles won’t be silent when he’s king
    Nov20

    Charles won’t be silent when he’s king

    Britain’s Prince Charles plans to make “heartfelt interventions” in national life when he becomes king, according to a news report. ||| London – Britain’s Prince Charles plans to make “heartfelt interventions” in national life when he becomes king, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the...

    Historic McDonald’s re-opens in Moscow
    Nov19

    Historic McDonald’s re-opens in Moscow

    McDonald’s re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure. ||| Moscow – McDonald’s on Wednesday re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure over alleged sanitary violations.Visitors were let into the store on Pushkin...

    Rouble, rand, lire strengthen
    Nov18

    Rouble, rand, lire strengthen

    The rouble jumped 0.8 percent and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing new sanctions though broader emerging equities slipped for the fourth day, their mood soured by weak Chinese housing data. ||| London – The rouble jumped 0.8 percent on Tuesday and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing...

    Czechs mark Velvet Revolution with red cards
    Nov17

    Czechs mark Velvet Revolution with red cards

    Thousands of Czechs marched to mark the the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism, and issue a warning to the pro-Moscow president. ||| Prague – Thousands of Czechs marched through Prague on Monday to mark the the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism, waving soccer-style red penalty cards as a warning to a president they see as...

    Nikkei sees worst slump in months
    Nov17

    Nikkei sees worst slump in months

    European shares dropped on Monday, hit by concern over the pace of global growth after new of Japan’s recession. ||| Edinburgh – European shares dropped on Monday, hit by concern over the pace of global growth after data showed Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, unexpectedly slipped into recession. The FTSEurofirst 300...

    EU poised for fresh Russia sanctions
    Nov17

    EU poised for fresh Russia sanctions

    European Union foreign ministers will discuss hitting Russia with fresh sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. ||| Brussels – European Union foreign ministers will discuss Monday hitting Russia with fresh sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, but they must keep the door open to Moscow, new foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said.The...

    UK PM warns of bleak global prospects
    Nov17

    UK PM warns of bleak global prospects

    Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has offered a bleak assessment of global economic prospects. ||| London – Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has offered a bleak assessment of global economic prospects, comparing potential troubles to red warning lights on a car’s dashboard.Writing in an op-ed piece in the...

    Tit for tat? Russia boots Polish envoys
    Nov17

    Tit for tat? Russia boots Polish envoys

    Several Russian diplomats have been expelled from Poland – and Moscow has taken “adequate” measures in return. ||| Moscow – Russia said on Monday several of its diplomats had been expelled from Poland and that a number of Polish diplomats had left Russia after Moscow took “adequate” measures in return. The Russian Foreign Ministry did...

    G20 pledges to reinvigorate global economy
    Nov17

    G20 pledges to reinvigorate global economy

    G20 leaders wrapped up an annual summit yesterday with a vow to reinvigorate the global economy, but geopolitical frictions sparked anew as Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed off Western anger over Ukraine. ||| Jitendra Joshi Brisbane, AustraliaGROUP of 20 (G20) leaders wrapped up an annual summit yesterday with a vow to reinvigorate the...

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