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Flights resume at Dublin Airport after drone sighting

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Dublin Airport was forced to temporarily suspend flights after a drone was spotted over the airfield. A pilot reported a drone sighting to air traffic controllers at about 11.30am, causing flights to be suspended for half an hour. Flights resumed shortly after noon, as there had been no further sightings. Read More

Asia shares scale four-and-a-half month peak on hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks advanced to 4-1/2-month highs on Wednesday as investors bet that Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators would be able to secure a deal to de-escalate their year-long tariff war. FILE PHOTO: A visitor is seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Read More

Asia shares rally to four-and-a-half month peak on hopes of U.S.-China trade deal

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks advanced to 4-1/2-month highs on Wednesday as investors bet that Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators would be able to secure a deal to de-escalate their year-long tariff war. FILE PHOTO: A visitor is seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Read More

Germany's Bafin bans Wirecard 'short' positions over volatility

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s financial watchdog has banned “short” selling of Wirecard shares after reports in the Financial Times sparked recent volatility in the payments firm’s stock. FILE PHOTO: People walk past the Wirecard booth at the computer games fair Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Bafin said the ban was its Read More

EU starts natural gas price war Trump and Putin will love

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By Mathew Carr on 2/17/2019 Photo: Yamal LNG, Total. LONDON (Bloomberg) — The stage has been set for a European natural gas price war that will help boost demand and enable both Russia and the U.S. to increase sales to the region. The battle won’t brutalize earnings too much because gas supply is just so Read More

‘Long live Putin!’ Haiti opposition protesters burn US flag, demand Russian intervention

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As the poorest Caribbean state descends into chaos caused by the corruption of its elites, protesters on the streets are calling for help from a man who has never set foot in the country – Vladimir Putin. “Down with Americans, long live Putin!” chanted around 200 demonstrators in the capital Port-au-Prince on Friday, some holding Read More

Trump: Britain should take back Islamic State fighters

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By David Mercer, news reporter Donald Trump has called on Britain and other European allies to take back more than 800 Islamic State fighters captured in Syria and put them on trial. The US president said “the alternative is not a good one in that we will be forced to release them”, with the terror Read More

IS 'decimated' and down to last mile of territory – Pence

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The Islamic State caliphate has been “decimated” and the last mile of IS-controlled territory in Syria is being captured by American-backed forces, says US vice president Mike Pence. He said the US would keep a strong presence in the Middle East and vowed the remnants of IS would be “hunted down wherever and whenever they Read More

Vogue Brazil director quits after she’s accused of channeling colonial stereotypes at birthday bash

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Vogue Brazil Style Director Donata Meirelles is the latest victim of racism-fueled scandals that have been battering fashion industry, after a photo of her on a ‘throne’ encircled by black women sparked outcry. The images taken at her lavish birthday celebration on February 8 caused widespread outrage among Brazil’s black community and ultimately cost Meirelles Read More

'Poles collaborated with the Nazis': Netanyahu reignites Holocaust spat with Poland in Warsaw

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a fresh diplomatic row with Poland after he defied the controversial Holocaust law, which criminalizes blaming the Polish state for the extermination of Jews. Adding fuel to the fire, Netanyahu made the inciting comment on Polish soil, in the capital Warsaw, while speaking on the sidelines of the Read More