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    All eyes on Putin for ASEM talks
    Oct16

    All eyes on Putin for ASEM talks

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin will take centre stage at the Asia-Europe summit in Milan this week. ||| Milan – Vladimir Putin will take centre stage at an Asia-Europe (ASEM) summit that opens on Thursday in Milan, where the Russian leader is to hold face-to-face talks with Ukraine counterpart Petro Poroshenko.The headline theme of the...

    Namibia starts to diversify its beef market by exporting to China and Russia
    Oct16

    Namibia starts to diversify its beef market by exporting to China and Russia

    Namibia is opening new markets for its beef in China and Russia as it seeks to reduce its reliance on demand from consumers in the EU and South Africa. ||| Felix Njini WindhoekNamibia is opening new markets for its beef in China and Russia as it seeks to reduce its reliance on demand from consumers in the EU and South Africa.Namibia had sent “a...

    Activist fined for ‘stabbing Putin’
    Oct15

    Activist fined for ‘stabbing Putin’

    A member of the Femen movement was slapped with a fine for impaling a wax statue of Vladimir Putin with a stake, while bare-breasted. ||| PARIS – A Ukrainian member of the Femen movement was slapped with over 6 000 euros ($7 300) in fines on Wednesday for impaling a wax statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin with a stake, while...

    Malaysia Airlines asks shareholders to accept offer
    Oct15

    Malaysia Airlines asks shareholders to accept offer

    Malaysia Airlines System BHD says small shareholders should accept a buyout offer from the carrier’s majority owner. ||| Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia Airlines System BHD, the carrier reeling from the crash of two planes this year, said small shareholders should accept a buyout offer from the carrier’s majority owner as it called the...

    Egypt: Temporary tariffs protect local steel
    Oct15

    Egypt: Temporary tariffs protect local steel

    Egypt has imposed temporary tariffs to protect domestic steel rebar manufacturers from cheap foreign imports amid a long-running local energy crunch. ||| Egypt has imposed temporary tariffs to protect domestic steel rebar manufacturers from cheap foreign imports amid a long-running local energy crunch. The 7.3 percent tariffs will last for a...

    Russia proposes pipeline to Japan – report
    Oct15

    Russia proposes pipeline to Japan – report

    Russia has reportedly proposed to Tokyo building a natural gas pipeline connecting fields in its far east with northern Japan. ||| Tokyo – Russia has proposed to Tokyo building a natural gas pipeline connecting fields in its far east with northern Japan, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday. The construction of a gas pipeline between...

    Russian troops leaving Ukraine: Kerry
    Oct14

    Russian troops leaving Ukraine: Kerry

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said Russian troops were withdrawing from Ukraine, one of several key steps needed for Western sanctions to be lifted. ||| Paris – US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Russian troops were withdrawing from Ukraine, one of several key steps needed for Western sanctions to be lifted against...

    Emerging stocks edge down
    Oct14

    Emerging stocks edge down

    Emerging stocks edged down but held above 6-1/2-month lows on the prospect of delayed US rate hikes. ||| London – Emerging stocks edged down on Tuesday but held above 6-1/2-month lows on the prospect of delayed US rate hikes, while shares and currencies in oil exporters fell as oil prices sank to their lowest in nearly four years. With the...

    WTO tobacco call a long way out
    Oct14

    WTO tobacco call a long way out

    The World Trade Organization will not rule on a legal challenge to Australia’s landmark tobacco packaging laws until at least the first half of 2016, the panel of judges said. ||| Geneva – The World Trade Organization will not rule on a legal challenge to Australia’s landmark tobacco packaging laws until at least the first half...

    China won’t cede to HK protesters
    Oct14

    China won’t cede to HK protesters

    China’s ruling party believes it has offered enough concessions to Hong Kong in the past, and will give no ground to protesters. ||| Beijing – China’s ruling Communist Party believes it has offered enough concessions to Hong Kong in the past, and will give no ground to pro-democracy protests because it wants to avoid setting a...

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