Tuesday, November 24

Tag: Asia / Pacific

Oil prices slide 7% after producers’ meeting is postponed

Oil prices slide 7% after producers̵ ...

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global benchmark oil prices traded as much as $3 a barrel lower as the market opened for Monday’s trading session, reflecting fears of oversupply after Saudi Arabia and Russia postponed to Thursday a meeting about a potential pact to cut production. FILE PHOTO: The sun is see ...
Timeline: Johnson’s activities before his hospitalisation with coronavirus

Timeline: Johnson’s activities bef ...

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LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday in what Downing Street said was a “precautionary step” because he was showing persistent symptoms of the coronavirus 10 days after testing positive for it. Below is a timeline with what we know abo ...
UK PM Johnson will continue to lead government, housing minister Jenrick says

UK PM Johnson will continue to lead gove ...

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick is seen outside Downing Street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Jo... ...
Exclusive: Planned $1 billion U.S. aid cut would hit Afghan security force funds – sources

Exclusive: Planned $1 billion U.S. aid c ...

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A planned $1 billion cut in U.S. aid to Afghanistan would come from funds for Afghan security forces, according to three U.S. sources, a step experts said would undercut both Kabul’s ability to fight the Taliban and its leverage to negotiate a peace deal with them. FILE PHO ...