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IOC knew Russian athletes were clean, but concealed evidence of their innocence – lawyer

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Russian athletes, falsely accused of a doping scheme at Sochi 2014, could’ve avoided career-ruining bans if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) didn’t conceal facts of their innocence, an athlete’s lawyer told RT. Russian sport has won a crucial legal battle on Saturday. Swiss Supreme Court has turned down the IOC’s appeal against the Court of Read More

German arms manufacturer to sue govt over weapons deliveries’ halt to Saudi Arabia – report

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Berlin might face a lawsuit from one of Germany’s largest defense contractors, Rheinmetall, over its decision to halt all arms deals with Riyadh in the wake of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Der Spiegel reports. Rheinmetall AG might file a claim for compensation against the federal government worth millions of euro, the company Read More

ProSieben sees pressure easing as Netflix raises prices

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MUNICH (Reuters) – ProSiebenSat.1 Media believes that price increases by U.S. streaming giant Netflix could ease competitive pressures on the German group’s core TV business and is bullish on growth at its e-commerce arm, CEO Max Conze said. FILE PHOTO – The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Read More

Small electric cars may be unaffordable for some: VW chairman to newspaper

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FILE PHOTO: Hans Dieter Poetsch, Chairman of the Volkswagen’s supervisory board, speaks during the Volkswagen Group’s annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt BERLIN (Reuters) – The move to electric vehicles will make cars significantly more expensive, meaning they may become unaffordable for people on low incomes in the future, the Read More

170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinkings

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Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe. One of the vessels capsized off Libya after departing the country on Thursday, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation Read More

EU must approve Siemens/Alstom deal, says French finance minister

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FILE PHOTO: French High Speed Train (TGV) made by French train maker Alstom stops next to a German High Speed Train (ICE) made by Siemens at Munich’s railway station June 16, 2014. REUTERS/Lukas Barth/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – The European Union must approve the tie-up between Germany’s Siemens (SIEGn.DE) and French group Alstom (ALSO.PA), said Read More

EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister

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FILE PHOTO – French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire leaves following the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer PARIS (Reuters) – A European Union-wide tax on the world’s top digital companies could be reached by the end of March, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Read More

Apple ordered to pull part of press release in Qualcomm case

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Apple’s logo is seen outside flagship store downtown Milan, Italy, October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini (Reuters) – Apple Inc has been ordered by a German court to stop using part of a press release claiming all iPhones would be available in the country through carriers and resellers, a copy of the ruling seen by Reuters Read More

Funeral held for Polish mayor after fatal on-stage stabbing

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Thousands have attended the funeral of Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz after he was stabbed to death on stage at a charity event. The 53-year-old mayor of Gdansk died on Monday after being attacked the night before during a fundraiser to help provide money for hospital equipment. He underwent five hours of surgery for wounds to Read More

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I Read More