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VIDEO of Russian & Chinese bombers on ‘first’ joint patrol in Asia-Pacific region

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Russian Defense Ministry has released footage of its Tu-95MS bombers accompanied by the Chinese military, saying it is a first-of-its-kind joint patrol of their long-range aircraft in the Asia-Pacific region. The In the video, the Tu-95MS strategic bombers are seen taking off at an undisclosed airfield inside Russia. They approach a rendezvous point, meeting with Read More

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge

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LONDON (Reuters) – Leading resources company BHP (BHP.AX)(BHPB.L) will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products. FILE PHOTO: Visitors to the BHP (formerly known as BHP Billiton) booth speak with representatives during the Prospectors Read More

Carmakers race higher, Johnson jitters for sterling

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LONDON (Reuters) – A speeding autos sector and hopes for even lower borrowing costs buoyed world stocks on Tuesday, while a brief sterling rally proved short-lived as hard-Brexit advocate Boris Johnson was confirmed as Britain’s new prime minister. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Read More

Triad-linked arrests over Hong Kong mob attacks

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Six men, some with Triad connections, have been arrested following violent attacks on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. A police spokesperson said the men were aged 24 to 54, and several had triad backgrounds, while others were drivers, hawkers, renovation workers or unemployed. Triads are organised criminal networks operating and are also known as the Read More

Israeli forces laugh and cheer as they blow up West Bank building

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Israeli police and military were filmed laughing and cheering as they blew up a Palestinian building in the West Bank district of Wadi Hummus in East Jerusalem on Monday. The footage shows three men looking down on the area where Israel began demolition of 13 buildings, after a High Court ruled against an appeal to Read More

Carmakers drive Europe higher, Johnson batters sterling

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LONDON (Reuters) – A wave of central bank easing and positive soundings from the earnings season buoyed world stocks on Tuesday, while Britain’s pound fell before the expected confirmation of hard-Brexit advocate Boris Johnson as the country’s prime minister. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Read More

Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish ‘Silicon Valley’

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AARHUS, Denmark (Reuters) – Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewables with technology that also carries some risks. FILE PHOTO: View of Aboulevarden in the centre of the city of Read More

ECB, Fed rate cut hopes lift stocks, sterling sags

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Read More

Hopes of ECB, Fed rate cuts boost global stocks, British pound sags

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Read More

Hopes of ECB, Fed rate cuts boost stocks, British pound sags

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Expectations that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve will cut interest rates boosted stocks globally, while the pound sagged on worries that likely new prime minister Boris Johnson would lead Britain into a no-deal exit from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Read More