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Italian soldier stabbed in throat by attacker who reportedly shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’

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An Italian soldier was stabbed in the throat by an assailant who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” outside the Central Station in Milan on Tuesday. The alleged stabbing took place at approximately 10:45am local time. The soldier was struck in the neck and shoulder during the frenzied assault, Milano Todayreports. The attacker fled the scene in Read More

Fiji PM calls for Australia to ‘unite behind the science’ of climate change

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama called on Monday on Australia to “unite behind the science” and be far more ambitious in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change. Prime Minister of Fiji and COP 23 President Frank Bainimarama speaks during the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December Read More

Oil soars after Saudi facility attacks, weak China data hits shares

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil surged to four-month highs on Monday after weekend attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia sparked supply fears, while shares in Asia extended losses as bleak economic data from China sapped investors’ risk appetite. FILE PHOTO – Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Read More

Oil soars after attack on Saudi plants shuts in 5% of global supply

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SINGAPORE/SEOUL (Reuters) – Oil prices soared on Monday, with Brent crude posting its biggest intra-day percentage gain since the Gulf War in 1991, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday shut about 5% of global supply. FILE PHOTO: Oil pours out of a spout from Edwin Drake’s original 1859 well that launched Read More

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel (gasoil) cheating

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel (gasoil) emissions cheating scandal. FILE PHOTO: A new logo of German carmaker Volkswagen is unveiled at the VW headquarters Read More

Oil surges, stock futures slip after attack on Saudi facility

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices surged to six-month highs on Monday while Wall Street futures turned lower and safe haven bets returned after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia’s crude facilities knocked out more than 5% of global oil supply. FILE PHOTO – Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Australian state to cart truckloads of water to drought-hit town

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian state will spend tens of thousands of dollars each month to truck water into a drought-hit town that is forecast to run out of drinking water by December, it said on Friday. The northeastern state of Queensland has announced A$2.4 million ($1.65 million) in emergency funds, which would include A$800,000 Read More

Record low rates deliver competitive advantages to Australia’s biggest banks: regulator

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s banking watchdog on Friday said record-low interest rates are likely to benefit the country’s “Big Four” lenders over their smaller counterparts due to their better capital position and access to cheaper funds. FILE PHOTO: A man uses his mobile phone as he leaves the Commonwealth Bank of Australia building in central Read More

Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Global money managers and companies are rushing to meet a deadline to report on their carbon footprint, but the lack of a standard metric raises concerns their efforts could just be a box-ticking exercise in the transition from brown to green. FILE PHOTO: Power-generating windmill turbines are pictured during sunset at a Read More

Asian stocks at six-week highs as trade war gloom lifts before ECB

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks advanced to a six-week high on Thursday on hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade relations and expectations that the European Central Bank would kick off another wave of monetary easing by global central banks. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing Read More