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Australia’s conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

Australia’s conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

Published 20/05/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress [more…]

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Published 20/05/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court [more…]

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference [more…]

Palestinians say they weren’t consulted about U.S.-led economic…

Palestinians say they weren’t consulted about U.S.-led economic…

Published 20/05/2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The Palestinians have not been consulted about a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to encourage international investment in [more…]

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s official Xinhua news agency condemned the spreading of “false news” on Monday after some websites published a year-old alert announcing a [more…]

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be…

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and [more…]

Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease

Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease

Published 20/05/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares clawed back some of last week’s losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India, [more…]

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump [more…]

Australia’s pollsters to review incorrect election forecasts

Australia’s pollsters to review incorrect election forecasts

Published 20/05/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s industry body for market research launched a review on Monday into how opinion pollsters had wrongly predicted an opposition victory in [more…]

Loyalty of Italy’s League to coalition partner unreasonable:…

Loyalty of Italy’s League to coalition partner unreasonable:…

Published 20/05/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - League’s loyalty to Italian coalition partner M5S is unreasonable and can’t last for ever, cabinet secretary Giancarlo Giorgetti said on Monday. “Faced [more…]