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 2020-10-21 12:11 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Lagos locked down, army under scrutiny after protesters fired on...

Lagos was under a round-the-clock curfew on Wednesday enforced by police roadblocks, the day after witnesses reported soldiers had opened fire on protesters in Nigeria's biggest city, in an incident a rights group said may have caused deaths....

 2020-10-21 12:10 

AP

Cop may face charges in killing of autistic Palestinian...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors on Wednesday recommended charging a police officer with reckless killing in the deadly shooting of an autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem's Old City earlier......

 2020-10-21 12:10 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Australia's Crown Resorts nixes agreements with founder Packer...

Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd said on Wednesday it had terminated an agreement to share confidential information with its billionaire founder and largest shareholder James Packer....

 2020-10-21 12:10 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Australia's Crown Resorts nixes agreements with founder Packer...

Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd said on Wednesday it had terminated an agreement to share confidential information with its billionaire founder and largest shareholder James Packer....

 2020-10-21 12:10 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Rugby Union-Ireland name much changed team for Six Nations clash...

Will Connors and Hugo Keenan have been handed Ireland debuts as coach Andy Farrell on Wednesday included them in the starting line-up for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Italy at the Aviva Stadium....

 2020-10-21 12:08 

Reuters

[ UK ]

France bans Islamist group after killing of teacher - government spokesman...

France will ban an Islamist group named after the late Sheikh Yassin as part of a crackdown on militants following the murder of a French schoolteacher last week, government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Wednesday....

 2020-10-21 12:07 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Iran reports highest daily coronavirus infections since February...

Iran's health ministry on Wednesday reported 5,616 new coronavirus cases for the previous 24 hours, the highest daily number since February, bringing the national tally to 545,286 in the Middle East's hardest-hit country....

 2020-10-21 12:05 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 2-Hit by pandemic, Japan's ANA to suffer $4.8 bln net loss this year - source...

Japanese airline operator ANA Holdings is expected to suffer a net loss of around 500 billion yen ($4.8 billion) for the fiscal year to March after the COVID-19 pandemic battered travel demand, a source with direct knowledge said on Wednesday....

 2020-10-21 12:00 

AP

Spain court acquits Catalan police for role in secession bid...

MADRID (AP) — A Madrid court on Wednesday acquitted the heads of Catalonia's regional police of charges of sedition and disobedience for what state prosecutors had argued was their alleged role in......

 2020-10-21 12:00 

AP

AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: Many in US distrust campaign info...

In a presidential election year that has thrown the country's divisions into stark relief, Americans can agree on this: Misinformation about government and politics is a major problem.A new......

 2020-10-21 11:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Baker Hughes posts third straight quarterly loss as demand still hurt...

Baker Hughes Co reported a third straight quarterly loss on Wednesday, as a coronavirus-induced slump in commodity prices continued to hurt demand for equipment and services....

 2020-10-21 11:58 

Reuters

Baker Hughes posts third straight quarterly loss as demand still hurt...

Baker Hughes Co reported a third straight quarterly loss on Wednesday, as a coronavirus-induced slump in commodity prices continued to hurt demand for equipment and services....

 2020-10-21 11:58 

Reuters

Biogen cuts full-year profit forecast on competition for MS drug...

Drugmaker Biogen Inc on Wednesday cut its 2020 profit forecast, expecting a significant hit from generic rivals to its blockbuster multiple sclerosis (MS) drug, Tecfidera....

 2020-10-21 11:58 

UPI

Watch: Blackpink says name represents them as 'girly' and 'savage' on 'Kimmel'...

South Korean girl group Blackpink appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to discuss their career and "The Album."...

 2020-10-21 11:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Up to third of new COVID cases in Poland could end up in hospital...

Up to 30% of the people now contracting COVID-19 in Poland could end up being hospitalised, the health minister said on Wednesday, as the government weighs new restrictions amid an ongoing spike in cases....

 2020-10-21 11:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Poland weighs new curbs as coronavirus cases hit fresh record...

Poland is considering new restrictions, including moving some primary students to distance learning, after its total of coronavirus infections doubled in less than three weeks....

 2020-10-21 11:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Poland weighs new curbs as coronavirus cases hit fresh record...

Poland is considering new restrictions, including moving some primary students to distance learning, after its total of coronavirus infections doubled in less than three weeks....

 2020-10-21 11:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Up to third of new COVID cases in Poland could end up in hospital...

Up to 30% of the people now contracting COVID-19 in Poland could end up being hospitalised, the health minister said on Wednesday, as the government weighs new restrictions amid an ongoing spike in cases....

 2020-10-21 11:57 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Baker Hughes posts third straight quarterly loss as demand still hurt...

Baker Hughes Co reported a third straight quarterly loss on Wednesday, as a coronavirus-induced slump in commodity prices continued to hurt demand for equipment and services....

 2020-10-21 11:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 2-Baker Hughes posts third straight quarterly loss as demand still hurt...

Baker Hughes Co reported a third straight quarterly loss on Wednesday, as a coronavirus-induced slump in commodity prices continued to hurt demand for equipment and services....

 2020-10-21 11:57 

Reuters

Stocks fall as investors focus on U.S. stimulus...

Global stocks and bond yields rose on Wednesday as Washington moved closer to agreeing a coronavirus stimulus package, pinning the dollar at its lowest for a month....

 2020-10-21 11:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Poland weighs new curbs as coronavirus cases hit fresh record...

Poland is considering new restrictions, including moving some primary students to distance learning, after its total of coronavirus infections doubled in less than three weeks....

 2020-10-21 11:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Russia not planning lockdowns despite record high COVID-19 deaths - Kremlin...

Russia is not planning to impose any further lockdowns to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, after infections hit a record daily high of 317....

 2020-10-21 11:56 

Reuters

German CSU leader wants borders to remain open...

The leader of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) wants borders with neighbouring countries to remain open despite growing worries about a second wave of the coronavirus, he said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Madeline Chambers Editing by Paul Carrel)...

 2020-10-21 11:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

German CSU leader wants borders to remain open...

The leader of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) wants borders with neighbouring countries to remain open despite growing worries about a second wave of the coronavirus, he said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Madeline Chambers Editing by Paul Carrel)...

 2020-10-21 11:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Investors chase European equities, dump U.S. as election nears...

Fund flows into European stocks have surged in recent months, data showed, as global investors look to diversify away from U.S. equities amid concerns over higher valuations and caution ahead of the presidential elections....

 2020-10-21 11:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Johnson says London has been 'bankrupted' by its mayor...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the mayor of London Sadiq Khan had bankrupted the capital's transport system, as the government looked to force Khan to sell off land and cut running costs as part of a fractious financial COVID-19 bailout....

 2020-10-21 11:56 

Reuters

Johnson says London has been 'bankrupted' by its mayor...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the mayor of London Sadiq Khan had bankrupted the capital's transport system, as the government looked to force Khan to sell off land and cut running costs as part of a fractious financial COVID-19 bailout....

 2020-10-21 11:56 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Biogen cuts full-year profit forecast on competition for MS drug...

Drugmaker Biogen Inc on Wednesday cut its 2020 profit forecast, expecting a significant hit from generic rivals to its blockbuster multiple sclerosis (MS) drug, Tecfidera....

 2020-10-21 11:56 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 2-Biogen cuts full-year profit forecast on competition for MS drug...

Drugmaker Biogen Inc on Wednesday cut its 2020 profit forecast, expecting a significant hit from generic rivals to its blockbuster multiple sclerosis (MS) drug, Tecfidera....

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