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    New UK finance minister known for ‘safe hands’
    Jul14

    New UK finance minister known for ‘safe hands’

    Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond needs to steer Britain’s economy through the aftermath of the Brexit vote. ||| London – Philip Hammond took over as Britain’s new finance minister on Wednesday, putting him in charge of the world’s fifth-largest economy as it risks sliding into recession after voters decided to...

    Russian bonds back in vogue
    Jul06

    Russian bonds back in vogue

    Bond investors are increasingly trading junk-rated Russia as an investment-grade credit, even if ratings firms are years away from restoring the coveted status. ||| London – Bond investors are increasingly trading junk-rated Russia as an investment-grade credit, even if ratings firms are years away from restoring the coveted status the...

    Israel’s tech boom under threat
    Jul04

    Israel’s tech boom under threat

    In the high tech hub of Tel Aviv, Or Offer never thought it would be hard to find workers for his fast-growing Internet data firm SimilarWeb. ||| Tel Aviv – In the high tech hub of Tel Aviv, where companies have been responsible for ground-breaking advances like the USB stick, Or Offer never thought it would be hard to find workers for his...

    Details emerge of Istanbul airport attack victims
    Jun30

    Details emerge of Istanbul airport attack victims

    Details are emerging about some of the 42 people killed in the suicide bombers’ attack at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport. ||| Istanbul – Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 42 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport late Tuesday, apparently targeting Turkey’s crucial tourism...

    Turkey points fingers after airport attack
    Jun30

    Turkey points fingers after airport attack

    Investigations are under way to determine the identity of the trio who carried out a triple suicide bombing at Ataturk Airport. ||| Istanbul – Turkey pointed the finger at Islamic State on Wednesday for a triple suicide bombing and gun attack that killed 42 people at Istanbul’s main airport, and President Tayyip Erdogan called it a...

    Istanbul airport attack ‘a jigsaw puzzle’
    Jun29

    Istanbul airport attack ‘a jigsaw puzzle’

    Investigators are going through CCTV footage and witness statements after the attack at Istanbul’s main airport in which 41 were killed [VIDEOS]. ||| Istanbul – Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in...

    #Brexit could undermine EU-NATO defence strategy
    Jun27

    #Brexit could undermine EU-NATO defence strategy

    Britain’s departure from the EU risks undermining Europe’s new defence strategy, officials say. ||| Brussels – Britain’s departure from the European Union risks undermining Europe’s new defence strategy, days before NATO and EU governments sign a landmark pact to confront a range of threats from Russia to the...

    Zimbabwe to import maize from Mexico
    Jun24

    Zimbabwe to import maize from Mexico

    Zimbabwe needs to bring in more than 250 000 tons of maize from Mexico to fill the shortfall caused by the severe drought. ||| Harare – Drought-hit Zimbabwe will import more than 250 000 tons of maize from Mexico to fill the shortfall caused by the severe drought sweeping through the southern Africa, the agriculture minister said on...

    Putin accepts US is sole superpower, but …
    Jun17

    Putin accepts US is sole superpower, but …

    President Vladimir Putin said he accepted the US was probably still the world’s sole superpower, but didn’t want to be told how to live by Americans. ||| St Petersburg, Russia – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world’s sole superpower and he was ready to work with...

    Big missile part found at MH17 crash site
    Jun07

    Big missile part found at MH17 crash site

    Investigators examining the wreckage of flight MH17 discovered the end-piece of a Russian-made Buk surface-to-air missile at the wreckage site. ||| Amsterdam – International investigators examining the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, discovered the end-piece of a Russian-made Buk...

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