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China launches new World Bank rival

China and India are backing a 21 country $100 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to challenge to the World Bank and Asian Development...

Syria asks for free trade zone with Russia

Syria has applied to be part of a free trade zone with Russia. The proposal will be discussed at a Eurasian Economic Commission’s (EEC)...

Renee Zellweger: ‘People don’t know me in my 40s’

LOS ANGELES — Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life." The 45-year-old Oscar winner issued a statement...

Migrant workers in UAE abused, exploited under ‘kafala’ system – HRW

Domestic workers across the UAE have been subjected to horrendous physical, verbal and sexual abuse or passport confiscation in the abuse of the kafala,...

Cash Incentives To Tackle Obesity Crisis

NHS bosses are also demanding a big rise in funding to provide better, more convenient and more sustainable care for patients. The first ever Five...

Canada threatens duties on dozens of iconic US products

Canada says it may impose import duties on US-produced goods ranging from California wine to ketchup after a WTO ruling that US labeling did...

Good fundamentals make ruble ‘stable’ currency – Russian Central Bank

Russia’s currency has taken a significant 20 percent plunge this year against the dollar and euro, but analysts are confident that Russia’s sturdy stash...

Paris Opera House Expels Woman for Wearing Niqab after Cast Refuses to Perform La...

A Muslim woman wearing a niqab has been forced to leave a theatre in France after the cast refused to perform in protest against...

China grows at ‘new normal’, but still at 5 yr low

China grew 7.3 percent in 3Q of 2014, the lowest since 2009. The government said it was quite comfortable with a slowdown from a...

Tough on trolls: UK internet abusers may face up to 2 years in jail

Internet trolls could face two years behind bars if new tough legislation “to combat cruelty” is adopted, according to UK Justice Secretary Chris Grayling. That’s...

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