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 2022-05-26 09:38 

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11 newborns die in Senegalese hospital fire, says president...

Eleven newborn babies were killed in a fire that erupted at a western Senegalese hospital, the country's president, Macky Sall, said Thursday....

 2022-05-26 09:27 

Reuters

Russian President Putin holding world to ransom over food - UK's Truss...

British foreign minister Liz Truss accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of holding the world to ransom over food, responding to a question about whether she supported lifting sanctions in exchange for grain exports from Ukraine....

 2022-05-26 09:26 

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Putin will not dictate Ukraine peace terms: Scholz...

Russia will not win its war in Ukraine and the terms of any peace must not be dictated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Germany Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 09:26 

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Taiwan raids Chinese firms in latest crackdown on chip engineer-poaching...

Taiwan authorities raided ten Chinese companies suspected of illegally poaching chip engineers and other tech talent this week, the island's Investigation Bureau said on Thursday, the latest crackdown on Chinese firms to protect its chip supremacy....

 2022-05-26 09:26 

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Russia says Western reporters to be expelled if YouTube blocks foreign ministry briefings...

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that reporters from Western countries will be expelled from Russia if YouTube blocks access to her briefings, TASS news agency reported....

 2022-05-26 09:25 

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Britain launches second probe into Google's ad practices...

Britain's competition regulator on Thursday launched its second probe into Google's advertising practices, saying the tech giant's practices could be distorting competition and that Google may have "illegally" favoured its own services...

 2022-05-26 09:23 

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S.African labour union ends ArcelorMittal strike after signing wage deal...

South Africa's largest metal workers union on Wednesday said it had signed a wage deal with ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd , ending a two-week strike over a pay dispute....

 2022-05-26 09:23 

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Qatar Airways IPO will wait until decade end CEO...

Investors looking to buy a stake in state-owned Qatar Airways will have to wait until the end of the decade to buy it in an initial public offering, Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker told a news conference on Thursday in Doha....

 2022-05-26 09:22 

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Major Gulf bourses rise on oil strength, Dubai gains after 3 days...

Major Gulf stock markets rose in early trade on Thursday as oil prices firmed, with the Dubai index on track to end a three-session losing streak....

 2022-05-26 09:22 

Reuters

African Union head to push Russia, Ukraine to unblock grain exports...

Senegal's president and African Union chairman Macky Sall said on Wednesday that when he visits Russia and Ukraine in the coming weeks he will push them to unblock exports of grains and fertilizer to avoid widespread famine....

 2022-05-26 09:19 

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UK sees dip in weekly card spending and restaurant bookings - ONS...

British consumers spent less on credit and debit cards and made fewer restaurant bookings than the week before, while job adverts showed a big increase, weekly figures collated by the Office for National Statistics showed on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 09:12 

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Iran says minimal but good progress made in relations with Saudi...

Iran has made "minimal but good progress" in relations with Saudi Arabia, Iran foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Thursday, adding that he may meet his Saudi counterpart soon in a third country....

 2022-05-26 09:08 

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Turkey in talks with Russia, Ukraine over grain-export corridor -senior official...

Ankara is in negotiations with Moscow and Kyiv to open a corridor via Turkey for grain exports from Ukraine, a senior Turkish official told Reuters on Thursday....

 2022-05-26 09:05 

Reuters

Indian sugar prices could remain firm despite curbs on exports- trade...

India sugar prices are likely to remain firm despite New Delhi's move to cap exports as stockpiles are set to fall to the lowest level in five years amid record shipments and robust local demand, industry officials told Reuters....

 2022-05-26 09:04 

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Russian defence ministry shows footage of Iskander missile launch - RIA...

Russia's defence ministry on Thursday showed footage of an Iskander-K missile launch against an unnamed "military target" in Ukraine, the RIA Novosti news agency reported....

 2022-05-26 09:00 

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Yancoal Australia parent explores potential buyout bid...

Coal producer Yancoal Australia Ltd's , parent and major shareholder Yankuang Energy Group was planning to acquire the remaining shares of the company that the Chinese group does not already own, it said late on Wednesday....

 2022-05-26 08:52 

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Cuban president says he won't attend Summit of the Americas...

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez announced in protest that he will not attend a major summit of world leaders from the Western hemisphere hosted by the United States next month....

 2022-05-26 08:51 

Reuters

Hamas says Israel must rethink flag march or face violence...

The Islamist Hamas group that runs the Gaza Strip has warned Israel it risks another war if it allows flag-waving nationalists to march through Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday....

 2022-05-26 08:42 

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Gaza war survivor commemorates victims in paintings...

A Palestinian woman artist who lost 22 of her extended family in an Israeli air strike in last year's war, has used art to release sorrow and despair at her loss, drawing paintings to commemorate the victims' first anniversary....

 2022-05-26 08:39 

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Baidu exceeds revenue estimates on AI, cloud services strength...

Baidu Inc surpassed quarterly revenue estimates on Thursday as a resurgence of COVID-19 in China and accompanying restrictions drove up demand for its cloud and artificial intelligence products....

 2022-05-26 08:34 

Reuters

Italy business and consumer morale rise in May but manufacturing still downbeat...

ROME, May 26 (Reuters) - Morale amongst Italian businesses and consumers rose in May, data showed on Thursday, with service industries regaining confidence despite the ongoing war in Ukraine while manufacturers remained downbeat....

 2022-05-26 08:32 

Reuters

India's domestic coal crunch adds to import cost woes...

India's coal woes show no sign of abating, with lower domestic supply expected to boost the need for imports, with this likely to keep seaborne prices at elevated levels....

 2022-05-26 08:31 

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As N.Korea gears up for potential nuclear test, missiles get little domestic fanfare...

North Korean state media has kept quiet about a recent flurry of missile tests amid an unprecedented coronavirus wave - perhaps to avoid overshadowing a potential nuclear test, analysts say....

 2022-05-26 08:27 

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India's Kashmir sees upsurge in violence, tense after separatist convicted | Reuters...

Indian security forces have killed six militants in Kashmir in the past 24 hours while militants shot dead a female TV performer and a police officer, officials said on Thursday, following the conviction of the region's best-known separatist....

 2022-05-26 08:26 

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Britain's FirstGroup assesses takeover approach by I Squared | Reuters...

British transport company FirstGroup Plc said on Thursday it was assessing the latest takeover approach by private equity firm I Squared....

 2022-05-26 08:22 

Reuters

South Korea needs Australian LNG with carbon capture, Santos CEO says...

Santos Ltd urged South Korea on Thursday to invest in Australian gas combined with carbon capture and storage to help meet South Korea's needs until 2050....

 2022-05-26 08:18 

Reuters

Pound steady near 3-week highs, UK household support plan eyed...

Sterling held near its highest levels in three weeks on Thursday, with traders awaiting more details on the British government's response to a cost-of-living crisis....

 2022-05-26 08:12 

Reuters

Gulf Arab airlines to 'join hands' during World Cup -Qatar Airways...

Gulf Arab airlines plan to "join hands" to organise a "match day shuttle" service to Qatar during the soccer World Cup, according to an announcement by Qatar Airways on Twitter and a display at a venue of a news conference planned by the c...

 2022-05-26 08:04 

Reuters

Apple to keep iPhone production flat in 2022 - Bloomberg News...

Apple Inc plans to keep iPhone production for 2022 roughly flat at about 220 million units, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, as China's COVID-19 curbs, global supply chain issues, and cooling demand continue to hurt smartphone makers....

 2022-05-26 08:00 

UPI

What to binge: 5 upcoming adult animated series...

"The Hospital," "Rick and Morty: The Anime" and "Chelm: The Smartest Place on Earth" are a few of the adult animated shows coming out soon....

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