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 2016-08-28 12:30 

Reuters Africa

Germany's Gabriel - badly handled Brexit would send Europe 'down the drain'... +

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that if Britain's exit from the European Union was badly handled and other countries followed its lead, Europe would go down the...

 2016-08-28 12:30 

Reuters

Qatar National Bank gets go-ahead to open branch in India... +

Qatar National Bank (QNB)has been given approval to open a branch in India offeringbanking services, the Gulf region's largest lender said onSunday....

 2016-08-28 12:29 

Reuters

Germany's Gabriel: badly handled Brexit would send Europe 'down the drain'... +

German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that if Britain's exit from the European Union was badly handled and other countries followed its lead, Europe would go ...

 2016-08-28 12:26 

Reuters

China's BYD forecasts up to 91 percent profit rise for first nine months... +

Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd (1211.HK)(002594.SZ), backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N), on Sunday predicted an up to 91-percent profit increase in the first nine months of the year, as government policies drive green car sales....

 2016-08-28 12:26 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to replace envoy who riled Shi'ite militias... +
 2016-08-28 12:26 

Reuters

Allianz can weather long-lasting low interest rates -life insurance chief... +
 2016-08-28 12:26 

AFP

Turkish bombardment kills 20 civilians in Syria... +
 2016-08-28 12:25 

Reuters

Germany's Gabriel: badly handled Brexit would send Europe "down the drain"... +
 2016-08-28 12:25 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Iraq requests new Saudi envoy after assassination remarks... +

BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq's Foreign Ministry has requested that the Saudi ambassador in Baghdad be replaced after he claimed that Iranian-backed Shiite militias are plotting to assassinate him. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Jamal told The Associated Press...

 2016-08-28 12:23 

Reuters

China's BYD forecasts up to 91 pct profit rise for first nine months... +
 2016-08-28 12:19 

Reuters

[ UK ]

EDF chief urges Britain to give go-ahead to nuclear plant... +

The head of EDF Energy (EDF.PA) has urged the British government to approve the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project, an explicit appeal by the French energy giant ahead of a decision due within weeks....

 2016-08-28 12:16 

AP

[ Top International ]

Veteran Israeli politician Ben Eliezer dies aged 80... +

JERUSALEM AP -- Binyamin Ben Eliezer, a veteran Israeli politician who held several top governmental posts and often served as a bridge to the Arab world, died Sunday. He was 80.....

 2016-08-28 12:13 

AP

[ Top International ]

Merkel rejects Muslim migrant ban, urges fair distribution... +

BERLIN AP -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday slammed those countries in Europe who say they won't take in Muslim refugees, a position that several eastern European governments have taken in response to the influx of migrants from the Islamic wor...

 2016-08-28 12:09 

Reuters

Germany's economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed... +

Germany's Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free trade deal being negotiated by the United States and the European Union, had essentially failed....

 2016-08-28 12:05 

Reuters Africa

Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to replace Saudi ambassador - Iraqi state TV... +

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's foreign ministry has asked Saudi Arabia to replace its ambassador in Baghdad, Thamer al-Sabhan, Iraqi state TV said on Sunday.Iraqi Shi'ite politicians have made persistent...

 2016-08-28 12:05 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Gender inequality costs sub-Saharan Africa $95 billion: UN... +

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) A U.N. report says sub-Saharan Africa loses around $95 billion a year due to gender inequality, jeopardizing the continent's efforts for economic growth. The Africa Human Development Report 2016 launched Sunday by U.N. Development...

 2016-08-28 12:05 

AP

[ Top International ]

Down another key minister, Iraq continues Mosul push... +

BAGHDAD AP -- Iraq's security forces continue to gear up for a long-awaited operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. But they will be doing so without the minister of defense who has presided over most of the military's recent successes a...

 2016-08-28 12:01 

Reuters Canada

Germany's economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed... +

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free trade deal being negotiated by the United States...

 2016-08-28 11:59 

Reuters

Germany's economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed... +
 2016-08-28 11:59 

Reuters Africa

Nigeria would let Boko Haram pick NGO intermediary in talks to free Chibok girls... +

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria would let Boko Haram choose a non-profit organisation as an intermediary in any talks on the release of about 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from the northeastern village of Chibok...

 2016-08-28 11:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Nigeria would let Boko Haram pick NGO intermediary in talks to free Chibok girls... +

Nigeria would let Boko Haram choose a non-profit organization as an intermediary in any talks on the release of about 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from the northeastern village of Chibok in 2014, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday....

 2016-08-28 11:58 

AP

[ US News ]

Disbarred prosecutor could be called in double-murder case... +

DURHAM, N.C. AP -- Evidence of prosecutorial misconduct that could exonerate a man who has spent 21 years in prison for a double murder will be at center stage during a hearing in a North Carolina courtroom this week.....

 2016-08-28 11:55 

AFP

Turkish bombardment kills 20 civilians in Syria: monitor... +

Turkish shelling and air strikes killed at least 20 civilians in Syria on Sunday, the fifth day of an incursion against Islamic State group jihadists and Kurdish militia, a monitor said.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you...

 2016-08-28 11:52 

Reuters

Envoy says Saudi policies on Iraq will not change: TV... +

The Saudi Arabian ambassador to Iraq, reacting to a reported request by Baghdad that Riyadh withdraw him, told Al Arabiyah television on Sunday that the kingdom's policies on Iraq would not change, and Saudi ties with Iraqi politicians were amicable....

 2016-08-28 11:49 

Reuters

Envoy says Saudi policies on Iraq will not change-TV... +

The Saudi Arabian ambassador toIraq, reacting to a reported request by Baghdad that Riyadhwithdraw him, told Al Arabiyah television on Sunday that thekingdom's policies on Iraq would not change, and Saudi ties withIraqi politicians were amicable....

 2016-08-28 11:48 

AP

[ US News ]

CBS' Charles Osgood to end 22 years as 'Sunday Morning' host... +

NEW YORK AP -- Charles Osgood, who has said "good morning" to his audience every Sunday for 22 years, is about to say "goodbye" as host of "CBS News Sunday Morning" in September.....

 2016-08-28 11:44 

AP

[ Big Story ]

States review clean energy projects for New England region... +

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts officials are joining with electric utilities to evaluate more than 50 solicitations from companies to build plants that would generate clean energy for all three states. The states are hop...

 2016-08-28 11:43 

Reuters

Spanish economic recovery helps boost El Corte Ingles profit... +

Core earnings for Spanishdepartment store chain El Corte Ingles were up 10 percent in2015, it said on Sunday, buoyed by a consumer-driven economicrecovery, a strong tourism season and a lower debt burden....

 2016-08-28 11:43 

Reuters

Profit at China's Sinopec slumps 21.6 percent in first half... +

China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec Corp (0386.HK), said on Sunday its net profit fell 21.6 percent in the first half of 2016, hurt by a steep decline in international oil prices....

 2016-08-28 11:42 

AP

[ Business ]

Russia to resume charter flights for tourists to Turkey... +

MOSCOW AP -- Russia has lifted its ban on charter flights to Turkey, opening the way to a resumption of the package tours that were a major source of revenue for Turkey.....

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