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'Your grandparents returned in caskets': Australia, New Zealand slam Erdogan's Christchurch comments

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The Australian PM has demanded the withdrawal of “offensive remarks” by the Turkish president, who invoked the deaths of soldiers form Australia and New Zealand in the Ottoman Empire when criticizing the Christchurch mass shooter. Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is currently campaigning for his party ahead of local elections on March 31, referred to Read More

Exclusive: How Iran fuel oil exports beat U.S. sanctions in tanker odyssey to Asia

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SINGAPORE/BAGHDAD/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite U.S. sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port information, as well as interviews with brokers and traders. FILE PHOTO: A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush Read More

Forget gold: Palladium is the undisputed precious metals champion

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Palladium has continued this year’s rally, surging to a new record on Tuesday amid rising worries about shrinking supply. It has continued to beat gold and silver as the best investment among precious metals. Spot palladium was up around 0.5 percent at $1,591.5 an ounce as of 07:57am GMT, after touching its highest price ever Read More

Taking a rain check: Australian farmers shun fertilizer purchases as drought lingers

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian farmers are postponing buying fertilizer and other products they typically use to protect their crops as a drought across the country’s east coast darkens the outlook for the rural sector in one of the world’s top exporters of grains. Farmers usually begin sowing wheat, the nation’s biggest rural export, in late 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

Archeio Technologies and Tourmaline Oil standardize unstructured business data

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3/17/2019 DALLAS — Archeio Technologies, the provider of oil & gas content management and smart search technology, announces that it has signed a license agreement with Tourmaline Oil Corp. to deploy Archeio’s SkyWell software company wide. Following a two-month selection process that compared SkyWell to multiple enterprise content management solutions, the Canadian-based oil & gas Read More

Fed looks to avoid crossed signals at policy meeting

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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Only two things will really matter when Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strides to the podium for his press conference on Wednesday after the end of the U.S. central bank’s latest two-day policy meeting: Dots and bonds. FILE PHOTO – Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during his news Read More

Exclusive: Indian antitrust watchdog raids Glencore business, others over pulse prices – sources

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s antitrust watchdog raided units of global commodities trader Glencore and two other firms in Mumbai on Saturday in an inquiry into alleged collusion on the price of pulses, four sources with knowledge of the raids told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of Read More

New Zealand PM says 'gun laws will change' after mosque shooting

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The Australian government is looking at banning semi-automatic weapons following the killing of 49 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques, the prime minister said. She did not go into details. The suspected gunman got a “category A” firearms license in 2017, and began stockpiling weapons legally at that point, PM Jacinda Ardern told reporters on Friday. Read More

Modi tags about 100 people in marathon Twitter mention spree to drum up voter participation

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi discovered the Twitter tag button and went all out on Tuesday, tagging a wide range of cultural and political figures in order to encourage voter turnout in upcoming elections. The 29-tweet spree called upon Bollywood stars, politicians, religious leaders, and athletes to use their fame to encourage voting, each complete with Read More