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China suspends U.S. military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions U.S.-based NGOs

China suspends U.S. military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions U.S.-based NGOs

Published 02/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday U.S. military ships and aircraft won’t be allowed to visit Hong Kong, and also announced sanctions against several [more…]

Morocco’s poor left behind by development boom

Morocco’s poor left behind by development boom

Published 02/12/2019

AZROU, Morocco (Reuters) - Mohammed Akki left his home in Morocco’s Middle Atlas mountains to seek regular work and a better life in the town [more…]

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Published 02/12/2019

BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan’s parliament on Monday formally asked President Ilham Aliyev to dissolve it and to schedule new parliamentary elections. The next election is [more…]

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Published 02/12/2019

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday oversaw the launch of a landmark pipeline that will [more…]

Oil jumps above $61 on talk of further OPEC+ supply curbs

Oil jumps above $61 on talk of further OPEC+ supply curbs

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil jumped above $61 a barrel on Monday, supported by hints that OPEC and its allies may agree to deepen output cuts [more…]

UK manufacturers cut jobs at fastest rate since 2012: PMI

UK manufacturers cut jobs at fastest rate since 2012: PMI

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British manufacturers cut jobs last month at the fastest rate since 2012, a survey showed on Monday, as pressures from Brexit and [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

Hong Kong gears up for a week of lunchtime protests

Hong Kong gears up for a week of lunchtime protests

Published 02/12/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of office workers in Hong Kong’s business district gathered on Monday for the first in a week of lunchtime protests [more…]

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

Published 02/12/2019

(Reuters) - A trade deal between United States and China was now “stalled because of Hong Kong legislation”, news website Axios reported on Sunday, citing [more…]

Silver Lake appoints Egon Durban, Greg Mondre as first co-CEOs

Silver Lake appoints Egon Durban, Greg Mondre as first co-CEOs

Published 02/12/2019

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Silver Lake on Monday named company veterans Egon Durban and Greg Mondre to the newly formed roles of co-chief executive [more…]