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Vodafone India's shares plunge almost 40%, future in doubt

Fri, Jan. 17, 2020

Vodafone's chief executive had in November already cast doubt about its continued presence in India after its local joint venture Vodafone Idea posted a record quarterly loss.

Ukraine PM offers resignation after leaked recording

Fri, Jan. 17, 2020

He said the audio "artificially created an impression that my team and I do not respect the president".

European stocks dip as Iran targets US forces in Iraq

Wed, Jan. 8, 2020

Europe's main stock markets slid at the open on Wednesday after Iran launched missile attacks on US targets in Iraq following the killing of its top general.

Iran fired 'more than a dozen' missiles at US forces in Iraq: Pentagon

Wed, Jan. 8, 2020

Iran fired "more than a dozen" ballistic missiles Tuesday against two airbases in Iraq where the US and coalition forces are based, the Pentagon said.

Athens warns Ankara to respect 'red lines'

Sat, Jan. 4, 2020

He warned however that certain "red lines cannot be crossed by anyone."

US unveils partial ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Fri, Jan. 3, 2020

The US government announced Thursday it was banning most flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to curb the rising tide of youth vaping.

Oil prices surge after US strike kills Iranian general

Fri, Jan. 3, 2020

Oil prices soared more than four percent Friday following news that the US had killed a top Iranian general.

Vietnam seizes two tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales

Tue, Dec. 24, 2019

Vietnam seized more than two tonnes of ivory tusks and pangolin scales hidden inside wooden boxes shipped from Nigeria, state media reported Tuesday.