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Toshiba Memory sees ‘good chance’ of M&A in push for data center business

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Toshiba Memory said there was a “good chance” of acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centers. FILE PHOTO: Toshiba’s flash memory factory is pictured during a media tour in Yokkaichi, western Japan September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Reiji Murai/File Photo Toshiba Read More

‘Election gimmicks’: Head of Sri Lanka church blasts ‘selfish’ govt over Easter bombings probe

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The head of Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church has lambasted the country’s government over its alleged failure to avert the tragic Easter week bombings there, which killed 258 and left hundreds permanently injured. “The selfish power-hungry leaders did not worry about ordinary people… The leaders did not heed intelligence warnings… the Security Council did Read More

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

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ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE), facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer Read More

Kashagan consortium eyes output increases, new joint project

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London — Kazakhstan’s North Caspian Operating Company, which manages the giant Kashagan oil field, is planning further production increases after recent upgrade and maintenance work, and aims to present a new project for two nearby fields in the current quarter, it told S&P Global Platts. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

Masked assailants attack Hong Kong protesters in subway

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Clashes in Hong Kong escalated into violence on Sunday as police launched tear gas at pro-democracy protesters and a group of masked assailants attacked people making their way back from the rally in a subway station. The firing of tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who Read More

‘He is criminal’: Imran Khan vows ‘no air conditioning, no TV’ for jailed ex-PM Sharif

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Pakistani PM Imran Khan promised he would make sure that a billionaire ex-PM who is now serving a seven-year sentence for corruption does not get any perks such as home-cooked meals, TV, or air conditioning behind bars. Addressing reports that Nawaz Sharif, a former Pakistani PM who was sentenced to seven years in prison in Read More

Hong Kong clashes involving protesters, police and masked men turn violent

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Clashes in Hong Kong escalated into violence on Sunday as police launched tear gas at pro-democracy protesters and a group of masked assailants attacked commuters in a subway station. The firing of tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who have taken to the streets for almost Read More

Ukraine’s Zelensky gains parliamentary faction in snap election

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The party of Volodymyr Zelensky entered Ukraine’s parliament on the back of his popularity, giving the president a much-needed faction in the legislature. Now he needs to walk the walk and deliver on his campaign promises. Zelensky is a professional comedian who entered politics last year to successfully defeat his predecessor, Petro Poroshenko, in April Read More

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters – hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extradition bill. Officers waved a black warning flag before throwing gas canisters at campaigners after they refused to leave the area. Organisers of a march, to call for Read More