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  • U.S. Democrats' memo charges Republicans trying to undermine Russia probes
    on February 25, 2018 at 3:21 am

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic minority on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a response to Republican charges that the FBI and Justice Department have abused the law in their investigation of possible ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. […]

  • At least 14 dead in attack on Yemen counter-terrorism base
    on February 25, 2018 at 2:42 am

    ADEN (Reuters) - At least 14 people were killed and 40 wounded when Islamist car suicide bombers and gunmen tried to storm the headquarters of a counter-terrorism unit in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, security and medical sources said. […]

  • Bank of England's Ramsden sees case to raise rates sooner than he thought
    on February 25, 2018 at 2:41 am

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England might need to raise British interest rates somewhat sooner than Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden had expected if wage growth picks up early this year, according to a newspaper interview released on Saturday. […]

  • Russia barred from flying flag at Games closing ceremony
    on February 25, 2018 at 2:37 am

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) dashed Russian athletes' hopes of marching behind their national flag at the Winter Games on Sunday, deciding against immediately lifting Russia's Olympic suspension after fresh doping violations. […]

  • China's Geely makes $9 billion Daimler bet against tech 'invaders'
    on February 25, 2018 at 12:36 am

    BEIJING/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Chinese carmaker Geely has built up an almost 10 percent stake in Daimler in a $9 billion (£6.44 billion) bet by its chairman that he can access the Mercedes-Benz owner's technology in the growing battle for the future of automotives. […]

  • Design and dictatorship - exhibition celebrates North Korean graphics
    on February 25, 2018 at 12:29 am

    LONDON (Reuters) - North Korea makes headlines with its military parades and nuclear programme but a new London exhibition puts a spotlight on graphic design in the country. […]

  • U.N. Security Council demands truce as air strikes batter Syria's Ghouta
    on February 24, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Saturday demanded a 30-day truce across Syria as rescuers in the country's eastern Ghouta region said bombing had not let up long enough for them to count bodies during one of the bloodiest air assaults of the seven-year war. […]

  • Senior German conservatives urge shift to right as Merkel picks cabinet
    on February 24, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Several senior German conservatives called on Saturday for their party to shift to the right to win back voters, throwing down the gauntlet to Chancellor Angela Merkel before she announces her choice of cabinet ministers on Sunday. […]

  • With $116 billion cash, Buffett says Berkshire needs 'huge' deals
    on February 24, 2018 at 8:29 pm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday lamented his inability to find big companies to buy and said his goal is to make "one or more huge acquisitions" of non-insurance businesses to bolster results at his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc . […]

  • Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015
    on February 24, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    ZURICH (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said 23 staff members had left since 2015 over sexual misconduct, making it the latest humanitarian organisation to be affected by abuse allegations shaking the aid sector. […]

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