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Asian shares extend global recovery as volatility subsides

Asian shares extend global recovery as volatility subsides

Published 19/02/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares gained on Monday, joining a global recovery for equity markets as sentiment improved gradually from a recent shakeout that was [more…]

Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal

Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal

Published 19/02/2018

Feb 13, 2018- Gangneung, South Korea- Aleksandr Krushelnitckii (OAR) during the mixed doubles curling bronze medal game during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at [more…]

Doping case launched against Russian athlete: tribunal

Doping case launched against Russian athlete: tribunal

Published 19/02/2018

Curling – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match - Olympic Athletes from Russia v Norway - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, [more…]

ECB stops all ABLV Bank payments amid U.S. corruption probe

ECB stops all ABLV Bank payments amid U.S. corruption probe

Published 19/02/2018

A security guard speaks on her mobile phone at the head office of the ABLV Bank in Riga, Latvia February 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ints KalninsFRANKFURT (Reuters) [more…]

Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and…

Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and…

Published 19/02/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar [more…]

Portrait of Thai royal insult exile sold to help activists

Portrait of Thai royal insult exile sold to help activists

Published 19/02/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A portrait of a prominent critic of the Thai monarchy was sold in an online auction for $6,745, which will go into [more…]

Cambodia drops pornography charges against nine of 10 foreigners

Cambodia drops pornography charges against nine of 10 foreigners

Published 19/02/2018

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian court has dropped charges against all but one of a group of 10 foreigners who were charged last month [more…]

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

Published 19/02/2018

Relatives of passengers who were believed to have been killed in a plane crash react near the town of Semirom, Iran, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Tasnim [more…]

For timing of Aramco IPO, watch forward oil price curve

For timing of Aramco IPO, watch forward oil price curve

Published 19/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A view shows Saudi Aramco's Wasit Gas Plant, Saudi Arabia December 8, 2014. Saudi Aramco/Handout/File Photo via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) - It’s the burning [more…]