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Global stocks push higher, dollar sapped by rate hike uncertainty

Global stocks push higher, dollar sapped by rate hike uncertainty

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares started the week on the front foot on Monday, amid conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade [more…]

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Published 19/11/2018

(Reuters) - Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani [more…]

From rugby to painting, China using global stage to diminish Taiwan

From rugby to painting, China using global stage to diminish Taiwan

Published 19/11/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - All Taiwan wanted to do was to host rugby teams from around the region for a series of matches. Instead, Chinese representatives [more…]

At APEC, China, others woo Pacific with a boulevard, a Bible and a…

At APEC, China, others woo Pacific with a boulevard, a Bible and a…

Published 19/11/2018

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - After world leaders jetted out of Papua New Guinea following the acrimonious end to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, Pacific [more…]

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Dollar bulls wary after biggest weekly drop in two months

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Monday after posting its biggest weekly drop in two months last week as investors grew cautious about the [more…]

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

Published 19/11/2018

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - The C in APEC stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the [more…]

Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end Afghan war

Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end Afghan war

Published 19/11/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to pave the way for peace talks ended with [more…]

‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world…

‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world…

Published 19/11/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Star Wars” producer Kathleen Kennedy on Sunday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Oscars and said she [more…]

Oil climbs 1 percent on prospect of OPEC, Russia supply cut

Oil climbs 1 percent on prospect of OPEC, Russia supply cut

Published 19/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose by around 1 percent on Monday amid expectations that top exporter Saudi Arabia will push producer club OPEC as [more…]

NFL: Redskins face tough road after gruesome Smith injury

NFL: Redskins face tough road after gruesome Smith injury

Published 19/11/2018

(Reuters) - The Washington Redskins season took a precarious turn on Sunday when starting quarterback Alex Smith suffered a gruesome broken leg, an injury that [more…]