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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, UAE sever ties with Qatar over 'terrorism'

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, UAE sever ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' Mon, 05 Jun, 2017

Gulf states on Monday cut diplomatic ties with neighbouring Qatar and kicked it out of a military coalition, less than a month after US President Donald Trump visited the region to cement ties with powerhouse Saudi Arabia.
British Airways says computer outage causing global delays

British Airways says computer outage causing global delays Sat, 27 May, 2017

Air travelers faced delays Saturday because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways, the airline said.

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack Sat, 13 May, 2017

International investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies, as security experts sought to contain the fallout.
EU to end mobile roaming charges in June

EU to end mobile roaming charges in June Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

The EU will abolish mobile phone roaming charges from June 15 following a vote in the European Parliament on Thursday.
Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's more than 2,000 billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday.
Cuba, United States sign oil spill deal before Trump inauguration

Cuba, United States sign oil spill deal before Trump inauguration Mon, 09 Jan, 2017

Cuba and the United States agreed on Monday to jointly prevent, contain and clean up oil and other toxic spills in the Gulf of Mexico, as they rush to conclude deals before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.
UN urges probe of DR Congo officers involved in gold trafficking

UN urges probe of DR Congo officers involved in gold trafficking Mon, 09 Jan, 2017

A UN group of experts is urging the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate army officers involved in gold trafficking and a mining firm allegedly owned by Chinese nationals.
World Bank approves $1.5 bn in aid for war-torn Iraq

World Bank approves $1.5 bn in aid for war-torn Iraq Thu, 22 Dec, 2016

The World Bank on Tuesday announced an additional $1.5 billion aid package for Iraq, to help the war-torn country implement reforms, improve public services and boost its economy.
Scotland unveils plan to stay in EU single market after Brexit

Scotland unveils plan to stay in EU single market after Brexit Tue, 20 Dec, 2016

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled plans Tuesday for Scotland to stay in the EU's single market after Brexit but said she would prefer the country to be an independent state within the bloc.
Several killed after truck crashes into Christmas market in Germany

Several killed after truck crashes into Christmas market in Germany Mon, 19 Dec, 2016

A lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday, killing at least nine people and hurting 50 more in what police said was a possible terror attack.
IMF chief Lagarde found guilty over French tycoon payment

IMF chief Lagarde found guilty over French tycoon payment Mon, 19 Dec, 2016

A French court on Monday found IMF head Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence over a massive state payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister but spared her a fine or prison sentence.
World leaders at APEC summit take aim at Trump over trade

World leaders at APEC summit take aim at Trump over trade Sun, 20 Nov, 2016

Several U.S. allies took aim at Donald Trump's views on global trade, while China's president made an impassioned call against the sort of protectionism favored by the president-elect at a summit of Asian-Pacific leaders on Saturday
Russian economy minister charged over '$2-mn bribe'

Russian economy minister charged over '$2-mn bribe' Tue, 15 Nov, 2016

Russia charged Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev on Tuesday over suspicions he pocketed a two-million-dollar payoff during a deal involving state-controlled oil giant Rosneft.
Anger grows in India as banks struggle to swap banned notes

Anger grows in India as banks struggle to swap banned notes Sat, 12 Nov, 2016

Anger intensified in India on Saturday as banks struggled to dispense cash following the government's decision to withdraw large denomination notes in an attempt to uncover billions of dollars in undeclared wealth.
Chinese spend billions on Singles' Day

Chinese spend billions on Singles' Day Fri, 11 Nov, 2016

Chinese shoppers unleashed a record deluge of cash online for Singles Day on Friday, Alibaba said, spending more than $13 billion with the e-commerce giant in the world's biggest online shopping promotion.
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