Month: October 2018

Turkish investigators are likely to find out what happened to the body of Jamal Khashoggi before long, a senior official said on Saturday, after Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time that the journalist had been killed in its Istanbul consulate. Source: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed but claims he died in ‘fistfight’  – Tehran […]

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In its two-yearly health assessment of the global financial system, the IMF said that “growing anxiety” about a breakdown in negotiations between Britain and the EU could lead to uncertainty in the UK and elsewhere.Should such pressures hit one of the world’s largest economies it could trigger a “sharp tightening of global financial conditions”, the […]

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NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Just in case any of the global central bankers and finance ministers gathered in Indonesia missed the message delivered repeatedly this week, the host nation said it again on Friday: Everyone stands to lose if trade wars are allowed to escalate. Source: ‘Winter is coming’: Indonesia warns world finance leaders […]

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After Friday’s landmark deal was signed, the US embassy said the sanctions were aimed at punishing Russia and not to damage the military capabilities of its allies, indicating that India would be spared from the sanctions.The 68-point India-Russia statement covered cooperation and partnership in the military, energy, space, economy and science and technology spheres. Source: […]

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The United States has warned India against its plan of purchasing S-400 air defence systems from Russia when President Vladimir Putin visits New Delhi for a bilateral summit on Thursday, reported Reuters. The commercial negotiations for the deal, estimated to be around Rs 37,000 crore, concluded in May. Source: Putin in India: US warns India […]

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