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Details on FCA/Renault talks set to emerge on Monday

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of FIAT carmaker is seen on a steering wheel in Cairo, Egypt, May 19, 2019. Picture taken May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/File Photo MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler is likely to make an announcement about its talks on a potential tie-up with rival Renault on Monday, two sources told Read More

‘Toyota Cow-rolla’: Indian woman plasters her car with bovine DUNG to cool it down (PHOTOS)

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An Indian woman has come up with quite unconventional tactics to keep her car and herself cool while driving in hot weather, plastering her vehicle with cow manure – invoking a storm of online jokes. The game of car climate control was taken to a whole new level by the female driver from Ahmedabad, Sejal Read More

Final results: Modi’s party wins overwhelming majority in Indian parliament

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India’s ruling Hindu Nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party won 303 out of 525 seats in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament, securing President Narendra Modi’s second term with his closest rival’s party taking only 52 places. Modi celebrated his landslide victory after official voting ended on Friday with well beyond the simple majority needed Read More

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said Read More

China aluminum magnate Zhang Shiping dies aged 73

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FILE PHOTO: Chinese businessman Zhang Shiping attends a meeting in Beijing, China, March 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – Zhang Shiping, who oversaw the rise of China Hongqiao Group into the world’s biggest aluminum producer, died on Thursday at the age of 73, the company said. Zhang, who in 1994 took over the predecessor Read More

Moscow concerned over Haftar’s ‘purge’ plan as UN warns Libya is heading towards civil war

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A plan by Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar to wipe out “terrorists” has sparked concern in Moscow as it is unclear who is considered a target. It comes as the UN warns that Libya is on the verge of a new civil war. If Haftar genuinely seeks to free Libya from terrorists, he should Read More

DOJ’s Delrahim still open to Sprint-T-Mobile deal: CNBC

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A T-Mobile store is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, is still open to T-Mobile US Inc’s $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, CNBC reported on Thursday. Reuters reported on Wednesday that Read More

Pakistan tests Shaheen-II ballistic missile as India counts election votes

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Pakistan has said it test-fired a ballistic missile, amid tensions with India, while also claiming it wants peace with its rival. The statement comes as India counts election votes, with Narendra Modi expected to retain power. Pakistan’s military claims the missile is capable of delivering conventional and nuclear weapons at a range of up to Read More

India election: Narendra Modi secures second term

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured a second term after winning the country’s general election. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claims it has won re-election with a commanding lead, with Mr Modi tweeting: “Together we grow. Together we prosper. Together we will build a strong and inclusive India. India wins yet again!” The election Read More