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Prince Harry asks for respect for fiancee’s father after wedding…

Prince Harry asks for respect for fiancee’s father after wedding…

Published 14/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry and his U.S. fiancee Meghan Markle asked for understanding and respect for the actress’ father following a report he [more…]

Toshiba still aiming to complete sale of memory chip unit soon

Toshiba still aiming to complete sale of memory chip unit soon

Published 23/04/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp (6502.T) said on Monday it is still aiming to complete the sale of its memory chip business soon, following media [more…]

Trump in ‘excellent health,’ doctor says after medical exam

Trump in ‘excellent health,’ doctor says after medical exam

Published 13/01/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump is in "excellent health," Dr. Ronny Jackson said in a statement after he gave the president a medical examination. [more…]

Activist investors scupper $20 billion Clariant-Huntsman merger

Activist investors scupper $20 billion Clariant-Huntsman merger

Published 27/10/2017

Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and U.S. group Huntsman abandoned their $20 billion merger on Friday, notching a win for activist investors who fought the deal for months on the grounds it would destroy shareholder value. [more…]

Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 billion merger as opposition intensifies

Clariant, Huntsman abandon $20 billion merger as opposition intensifies

Published 27/10/2017

Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Huntsman have agreed to abandon their proposed $20 billion merger, bowing to a growing number of shareholders who had joined activist investor White Tale to oppose the deal. [more…]

ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea

ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea

Published 07/08/2017

Southeast Asian foreign ministers ended an impasse on Sunday over how to address disputes with China in the South China Sea, issuing a communique that called for militarization to be avoided and noting concern about island-building. [more…]

Paris` bid leader says IOC convinced of merits of awarding 2024 Olympics to France

Paris` bid leader says IOC convinced of merits of awarding 2024 Olympics to France

Published 31/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron and French slalom canoeist Tony Estanguet attend the press conference after the briefing of 2024 Olympic Games candidate cities Paris and Los Angeles ahead of final election of 2024 Olympic host city, in Lausanne, Switzerland July 11, 2017.

The co-chair for Paris' 2024 Olympics bid on Monday said the team working on the French capital's candidacy had convinced the International Olympic Committee of the merits of awarding the Games to Paris.

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U.S. president defends son after emails over Russian campaign help

U.S. president defends son after emails over Russian campaign help

Published 12/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. (L) gives a thumbs up beside his father Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump (R) after Trump's debate against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S. September 26, 2016.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his eldest son as "innocent" following emails that showed Donald Trump Jr. welcomed Russian help against his father's rival in the 2016 presidential election.

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Kaspersky Lab complains it has been drawn into U.S.-Russia geopolitical game: RIA

Kaspersky Lab complains it has been drawn into U.S.-Russia geopolitical game: RIA

Published 12/07/2017

A general view of the headquarters of Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Labs in Moscow July 29, 2013.

Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said on Wednesday it had fallen victim to geopolitical sparring between Russia and the United States, but said it was ready to respond to any questions from U.S. officials, the RIA news agency reported.

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Trump calls son `high-quality person,` applauds his transparency

Trump calls son `high-quality person,` applauds his transparency

Published 12/07/2017

Donald Trump kisses his son Donald, Jr. at a campaign event at Regents University in Virginia Beach, Virginia February 24, 2016.

President Donald Trump called his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., a "high-quality person" on Tuesday after disclosures about the latter's meeting last year with a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have information incriminating Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

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