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Dollar wallows near three-year lows on U.S. government shutdown

Dollar wallows near three-year lows on U.S. government shutdown

Published 22/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Sheets of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on the five-dollar bill currency are inspected through a magnifying glass at the Bureau of Engraving [more…]

Oil rises as Saudi Arabia says producers will cooperate beyond 2018

Oil rises as Saudi Arabia says producers will cooperate beyond 2018

Published 22/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A gas station attendant pumps fuel into a customer's car at a gas station in Shanghai, China November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song/File PhotoSINGAPORE [more…]

Turkey says campaign against Kurdish YPG in Afrin will be swift

Turkey says campaign against Kurdish YPG in Afrin will be swift

Published 22/01/2018

Turkish soldiers stand on tanks in a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Osman OrsalHASSA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey [more…]

Pence, on Israel visit, meets Netanyahu

Pence, on Israel visit, meets Netanyahu

Published 22/01/2018

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (C) stands next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during a formal reception ceremony at the Prime Minister's office [more…]

Philippine news site head meets investigators over ‘suspicious’ compla

Philippine news site head meets investigators over ‘suspicious’ compla

Published 22/01/2018

The head of a Philippine news site ordered closed for ownership violations met state investigators on Monday to answer what she called a "suspicious" complaint about a five-year-old story, as domestic fears grow of an impending crackdown on media. [more…]

Iranian planes warned off two ‘coalition vessels’ during military dril

Iranian planes warned off two ‘coalition vessels’ during military dril

Published 22/01/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian warplanes warned off two “coalition vessels” during military drill in waters off the country’s southeast, an Iranian general was quoted as [more…]

Tennis: Kyrgios bows out defeated but wins over Australia

Tennis: Kyrgios bows out defeated but wins over Australia

Published 22/01/2018

Tennis - Australian Open - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 21, 2018. Australia's Nick Kyrgios during his match against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov. REUTERS/Edgar SuMELBOURNE [more…]

Sanofi to buy U.S. haemophilia group Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

Sanofi to buy U.S. haemophilia group Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

Published 22/01/2018

French multinational pharmaceutical company SANOFI logo seen at their headquater in Paris, France, March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer - D1AESRMWVNAAPARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group [more…]

Sanofi shares fall on $11.6 billion Bioverativ takeover

Sanofi shares fall on $11.6 billion Bioverativ takeover

Published 22/01/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Shares in French drugmaker Sanofi fell on Monday after the company announced a $11.6 billion takeover of U.S. haemophilia treatment specialist Bioverativ, [more…]

Razzie ‘worst film’ nods is an Oscar-studded affair

Razzie ‘worst film’ nods is an Oscar-studded affair

Published 22/01/2018

Adventure movie "Transformers: The Last Knight" led nominations on Monday for the annual Razzie Awards for the worst films on a list packed with previous Oscar winners Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Cruise, Mel Gibson and Russell Crowe. [more…]