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Turkey says it will not abide by renewed sanctions on Iran

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would not abide by the renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping industries as they were aimed at "unbalancing the world".


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Posted 2018/11/06 19:15:19

Iran says it is selling the oil it needs to, despite U.S. pressure

Iran said on Tuesday it had so far been able to sell as much oil as it needs despite U.S. pressure, but it urged European countries opposed to U.S. sanctions to do more to shield Iran, as Russia and Turkey also voiced their objections.


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Posted 2018/11/06 19:15:19

Putin discusses U.S. sanctions on Iran with his security council - agencies

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran with his security council, Russian news agencies reported on Tuesday citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.


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Posted 2018/11/06 19:15:19

Key governor races will shape future U.S. political landscape

Hotly-contested battles in Georgia and Florida pitting liberal black Democrats against white Republicans supported by President Donald Trump headline the three dozen governors' races being contested in Tuesday's U.S. elections.


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Posted 2018/11/06 18:56:45

Thomas Cook plans hotel hygiene checks after Egypt deaths

British holiday company Thomas Cook Group Plc said it plans an independent hygiene assessment at any property where some customers fell sick last summer, following the deaths of two British tourists in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada in August.


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Posted 2018/11/06 18:54:19

Turkey will not abide by U.S. sanctions on Iran, Erdogan says

Turkey will not abide by the United States' sanctions on Iran, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, describing Washington's move as aimed at unbalancing the world.


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Posted 2018/11/06 18:33:52

No deal yet as Irish border holds up Brexit, EU and UK say

A Brexit deal is close but not yet done due to differences over the Irish border, Britain and the European Union said on Tuesday as sterling see-sawed on contrasting perceptions of how hard it will be for Prime Minister Theresa May to clinch an agreement.


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Posted 2018/11/06 18:33:39

DUP leader Foster says Dublin rhetoric could lead to no-deal

The leader of the Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government says the rhetoric surrounding the current Brexit negotiations suggests "we're heading towards a no-deal".


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Posted 2018/11/06 18:33:39

Bitcoin volatility sinks to lowest in nearly two years

Bitcoin has experienced one of its worst annual price performances of its short 10-year-old life but also appears to have become more stable in the process.


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Posted 2018/11/06 18:11:37

Facebook referred to EU watchdog over targeting, fake ads

Britain's information watchdog has asked Facebook's lead European regulator to investigate how the company targets, monitors and shows adverts to users, saying it was concerned about some practices at the world's biggest social network.


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Posted 2018/11/06 18:07:56

UK data watchdog chief says Facebook must change, calls for more regulation

The head of Britain's data watchdog said on Tuesday Facebook must significantly change how it does business and called for the social media giant to be subject to stricter regulation.


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Posted 2018/11/06 18:07:56

Global stocks edge up, dollar steady, as U.S. votes in midterms

Stock markets edged up modestly on Tuesday, with trading thin in the United States, while the dollar and Treasury yields held steady, as Americans went to the polls in a pivotal midterm election that could shift the balance of power in Congress.


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Posted 2018/11/06 17:55:00

UK police arrest six men over burning of Grenfell Tower effigy

British police have arrested six men after a video was posted on the internet that showed men mocking the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze by burning an effigy of the building as part of Guy Fawkes' Night celebrations.


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Posted 2018/11/06 17:31:38

Caution grips European stocks ahead of U.S. mid-term results

European shares ended a choppy session in negative territory on Tuesday as investors punished companies like Zalando that missed expectations and remained cautious while waiting for the results of U.S. mid-term elections.


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Posted 2018/11/06 17:10:25

FACTBOX - Breaking barriers: U.S. election winners could mark minority firsts

The 2018 U.S. congressional elections prompted a surge of candidates from minority groups that have not had electoral success in the past.


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Posted 2018/11/06 00:36:34

Amazon plans to split HQ2 evenly between two cities - WSJ

Amazon.com Inc is planning to split its second headquarters evenly between two locations rather than picking one city, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing a person familiar with the matter.


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Posted 2018/11/06 00:33:39

UK consumer spending edges up after sluggish September - industry data

- British consumers perked up slightly last month but gave little sign they were returning to their free-spending ways of the past summer, due to a lack of confidence about the economic outlook, industry data showed on Tuesday.


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Posted 2018/11/06 00:10:45

In China, female pilots strain to hold up half the sky

When Han Siyuan first decided to apply for a job as a pilot cadet in 2008, she was up against 400 female classmates in China on tests measuring everything from their command of English to the length of their legs.


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Posted 2018/11/05 23:46:54

U.S. stocks edge higher ahead of midterms, Fed; dollar falls

Energy and financial stocks pushed U.S. equities higher on Monday, on the eve of U.S. midterm elections to determine whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party retains control of the U.S. Congress and ahead of a meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers.


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Posted 2018/11/05 23:38:07

Drug resistant superbugs are killing 33,000 in Europe each year

Superbug infections resistant to multiple antibiotics kill around 33,000 people a year in Europe, health experts said on Monday, and the burden of these diseases is comparable to that of flu, tuberculosis and HIV combined.


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Posted 2018/11/05 23:31:27