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US-Iran tensions raise threat of an even graver conflict

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor President Donald Trump calls it his policy of “maximum pressure” on Iran. He believes a mixture of increasingly tough sanctions coupled with diplomatic isolation will force the Islamic Republic back to the negotiating table. But we have been here before. Tehran has already been subjected to intense international sanctions Read More

Bangladesh ‘Tree Man’ begs for hands to be CUT OFF after undergoing 25 surgeries

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A Bangladeshi man who’s earned the online moniker ‘Tree Man’ for an extremely rare skin condition, now wants his hands to be amputated in a desperate attempt to relieve the pain. Abul Bajandar, 28, has undergone 25 operations since 2016 in an effort to treat a rare genetic condition, called epidermodysplasia verruciformis, that causes a Read More

Bitcoin trades above $11,000, after 10% weekend jump

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin. The original cryptocurrency hit $11,247.62 on the Bitstamp exchange late on Sunday, its highest since March last Read More

Daimler slumps as diesel (gasoil) costs wipe out profit growth

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler shares fell as much as 5% on Monday after the German automaker cut its profit forecast for the third time in 12 months, saying it was setting aside hundreds of millions of euros to cover a regulatory crackdown on diesel (gasoil) emissions. The Daimler logo is seen before the Daimler annual Read More

Lufthansa announces turnaround plan for budget unit Eurowings

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FILE PHOTO: The economy class section of an Airbus A340-300 of Eurowings, a low-cost airline and fully owned subsidiary of German Lufthansa Group, is photographed as Eurowings opens a new route from Duesseldorf to New York, in Duesseldorf, Germany, April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay BERLIN (Reuters) – German carrier Lufthansa announced a turnaround plan for Read More

‘I went home devastated’: Sick Gazan newborns die alone in hospital as mom denied access by Israel

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A Gazan mother told RT that Israel denied her access to her three ill newborn babies because her travel permit expired. Instead, she learned by phone that two of her kids died, and waited months to see her surviving daughter. Diagnosed with early labor, Hiba Swailam, 24, obtained a permit from Israel to leave Gaza Read More

‘Jihadi Jack’: I’d love to come home, I won’t blow up Brits

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A suspected Islamic State militant from the UK, dubbed “Jihadi Jack”, has told Sky News he regrets what he did and feels guilty for what he put his parents through. Speaking from the prison in Syria where he is being held by Kurdish authorities, Jack Letts urged mum Sally Lane, 57, and dad John Letts, Read More

Daimler warns on 2019 profit outlook as diesel (gasoil) issues bite

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler cut its 2019 earnings outlook on Sunday after lifting provisions for issues related to its diesel (gasoil) vehicles by hundreds of millions of euros. The Daimler logo is seen before the Daimler annual shareholder meeting in Berlin, Germany, April 5, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Group earnings before interest and tax this year Read More

Daimler cuts 2019 profit outlook on diesel (gasoil) issues

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler cut its 2019 earnings outlook on Sunday after lifting provisions for issues related to its diesel (gasoil) vehicles to hundreds of millions of euros. The Daimler logo is seen before the Daimler annual shareholder meeting in Berlin, Germany, April 5, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Group earnings before interest and tax this year Read More

Daimler cuts profit expectations on diesel (gasoil) issues

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The Daimler logo is seen before the Daimler annual shareholder meeting in Berlin, Germany, April 5, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler has cut its earnings outlook for this year after lifting provisions for issues related to diesel (gasoil) vehicles by “a high three-digit million euro amount”, the carmaker said on Sunday. Group earnings Read More