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Jailed British-Iranian aid worker begins hunger strike

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker begins hunger strike

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A British-Iranian aid worker who has been jailed in Tehran is going on hunger strike in protest at her treatment, her employer [more…]

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given [more…]

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

Published 14/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial government shutdown entered its 24th day on Monday as talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remained stalled [more…]

Top U.S. utility PG&E says it is preparing bankruptcy filing

Top U.S. utility PG&E says it is preparing bankruptcy filing

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - PG&E Corp (PCG.N), the biggest U.S. power utility, said on Monday it is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for all of [more…]

Brave Murray bows out of Australian Open after epic comeback

Brave Murray bows out of Australian Open after epic comeback

Published 14/01/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Andy Murray’s hopes of a fairytale swansong at the Australian Open were crushed in the first round on Monday as Roberto Bautista [more…]

China says countries should end ‘fabrications’ about Huawei

China says countries should end ‘fabrications’ about Huawei

Published 14/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday urged countries to end “fabrications” about Huawei, after an official in Poland said his country could limit the use [more…]

Russia says disagreements still hamper peace deal with Japan

Russia says disagreements still hamper peace deal with Japan

Published 14/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia still has significant disagreements with Japan, which stand in the way of clinching a peace deal to end a decades-old territorial [more…]

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in [more…]

Indonesia cracks down on e-commerce to raise tax collection

Indonesia cracks down on e-commerce to raise tax collection

Published 14/01/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is bringing in new rules requiring e-commerce sellers to share data with authorities, while also stressing that they must pay taxes, [more…]

Newmont to become largest gold producer with $10 billion Goldcorp buy

Newmont to become largest gold producer with $10 billion Goldcorp buy

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - Newmont Mining Corp said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Goldcorp Inc in a deal worth $10 billion, creating the world’s biggest [more…]