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    China deal sends shares to 1-month high
    Nov10

    China deal sends shares to 1-month high

    A landmark deal to give global investors easier access to China’s $3.9 trillion (R44 trillion) stock market lifted world shares to their highest in over a month on Monday, as tensions in Libya and Ukraine pushed up oil prices. ||| London – A landmark deal to give global investors easier access to China’s $3.9 trillion (R44...

    European shares inch up
    Nov10

    European shares inch up

    European stocks inched higher, reversing some of the previous session’s losses, with Nutreco surging 14 percent as SHV sweetened its takeover bid for the Dutch animal feed and nutrition company. ||| Paris – European stocks inched higher early on Monday, reversing some of the previous session’s losses, with Nutreco surging 14...

    MH17: Dutch victims remembered
    Nov10

    MH17: Dutch victims remembered

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will speak at a memorial service in Amsterdam for the victims of Flight MH17. ||| Amsterdam – The Netherlands was on Monday to hold a national memorial ceremony for the 298 people who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine in July.Flags flew at half mast across the...

    Balloons, music on Berlin Wall anniversary
    Nov10

    Balloons, music on Berlin Wall anniversary

    Thousands of helium balloons traced the course of the Berlin Wall as Germany marked the 25th anniversary of the barrier’s fall. ||| Berlin – More than a million Germans and people from around the world on Sunday celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the event that more than any other marked the end of the...

    Asian shares look firm
    Nov10

    Asian shares look firm

    Asian shares gained on Monday after US jobs data pointed to solid economic growth. ||| Tokyo – Asian shares gained on Monday after US jobs data pointed to solid economic growth, with Hong Kong leading the gains after regulators set a date for long-awaited trading link the between the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges to open. US...

    Merkel hails fall of Berlin Wall
    Nov09

    Merkel hails fall of Berlin Wall

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised the courageous citizens who peacefully brought down the Berlin Wall 25 years ago. ||| Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday praised the courageous citizens who peacefully brought down the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, calling the momentous day proof that “dreams can come true”.Merkel, who...

    Heavy shelling in east Ukraine
    Nov09

    Heavy shelling in east Ukraine

    Heavy shelling around Donetsk increased strains on a ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. ||| Donetsk, Ukraine – Heavy shelling around the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk increased strains on a two-month-old ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Sunday. Reuters reporters...

    Russia snubs US on nuclear summit
    Nov06

    Russia snubs US on nuclear summit

    Russia confirmed it will not attend the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, accusing the US of seeking to play first fiddle on matters of nuclear safety. ||| Moscow – Russia has confirmed it will not attend the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, a gathering championed by President Barack Obama, accusing Washington of seeking to play first fiddle on...

    Fed-up farmers dump manure in Chartres
    Nov05

    Fed-up farmers dump manure in Chartres

    Farmers have dumped 100 tons of manure and rotten vegetables in a French town to protest against falling food prices. ||| Chartres, France – More than 300 farmers dumped around 100 tons of manure and rotten vegetables in the centre of Chartres on Tuesday in protest at falling food prices.Assisted by 30 tractors, the farmers dumped the...

    MH17: Malaysia vows justice
    Nov05

    MH17: Malaysia vows justice

    The leaders of Malaysia and The Netherlands have promised to keep pushing for access to the crash site of Flight MH17. ||| Kuala Lumpur – The leaders of Malaysia and The Netherlands vowed on Wednesday to keep pressing for access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and bring to justice those responsible for downing the plane...

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