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Oil hits 2019 high as OPEC+ re-commits to cuts in the near term

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By Ben Foldy on 3/18/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Oil closed at its highest yet this year as OPEC and its partners committed to continuing production cuts until at least June, when they will meet to discuss an extension. Futures advanced 1 percent in New York on Monday. The group known as OPEC+ closed a Read More

'Situation is terrible': Cyclone may have killed 1,000 people

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Four days after Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique, there are fears it may have killed more than 1,000 people in the country. It is thought to have been the most destructive storm to have hit the southeast African nation in more than 10 years. Widespread flooding has left whole villages submerged and bodies were floating in Read More

Deutsche Bank merger talks with Commerzbank raise job fears, lift shares

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BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank faced concerns from workers unions, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office and top shareholders on Monday after confirming merger talks. Combining Germany’s two largest banks could result in 30,000 job losses, a union warned, prompting Merkel’s chief of staff to say the government was scrutinizing the issue. The concerns underline Read More

Sweden’s first hijab-wearing MP grilled for proposing RACE–based nationwide register

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A Swedish lawmaker of Somalian origin has sparked outrage after she put forward the idea of establishing an “equality data” register that would collect information on people’s race, ethnicity and sexual orientation. People in Sweden may, in the future, have to register on a special database called “equality data” where they would need to specify Read More

Brexit crisis tipped for British asparagus as EU seasonal workers stay away

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ROSS-ON-WYE, England (Reuters) – For almost 100 years, Chris Chinn’s family has farmed asparagus in the rolling hills of the Wye Valley in western England. Asparagus ready for picking is seen in a growing tunnel at Cobrey Farm in Ross-on-Wye, Britain, March 11, 2019. Picture taken March 11, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls This year, he fears Read More

Serbian anti-govt protesters use truck to break through police cordon & block presidential palace

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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that falling ratings are making the opposition employ drastic measures, as protesters led by a nationalist figure and a tycoon surrounded his palace and police headquarters. The demonstrators gathered outside the presidential palace in central Belgrade before noon on Sunday, when Vucic was due to hold a press conference. They Read More

Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank go public on merger talks

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank on Sunday confirmed they were in talks to possibly merge, an indication that efforts to combine Germany’s two largest lenders are gaining pace. FILE PHOTO: Banners of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are pictured in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Read More

Deutsche Bank set to go public on Commerzbank merger talks

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank was set on Sunday to confirm merger talks with Commerzbank, according to a person with knowledge of the matter, an indication that efforts to combine Germany’s two largest lenders are gaining pace. FILE PHOTO: Banners of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are pictured in front of the German share price index, Read More

First New Zealand terror victim named by family

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By Emily Mee, news reporter A 71-year-old man is the first victim of the New Zealand terror attack to be named by his family. Haji Daoud Nabi – who ran the Afghan Association – was shot dead, his sons Omar and Yama told reporters outside the district court in Christchurch. He was reported missing earlier Read More