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Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a convoy was trying to reach when it came...

Greece says has had no request from Iranian oil tanker to...

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece said on Tuesday it had not had a request for an oil tanker at the center of a row between...

Germany takes back four Islamic State children from Syria

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has for the first time allowed children whose parents were suspected members of Islamic State to return to Germany from...

Syrian rebels withdraw from area in NW after government advance-Observatory

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian rebels withdrew from a town in southern Idlib province and from their last remaining territory in neighboring Hama province after...

Syrian government forces march into Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib: Observatory, rebel...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian army troops and their allies entered Khan Sheikhoun in northwest Syria, advancing against insurgents in the town where ground battles...

Saudi-Led coalition attacks military targets in Houthi-controlled Sanaa: Saudi TV

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched an attack on Monday on military targets in the capital Sanaa, which is controlled by...
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China’s petrochemical expansion to overwhelm Japan, South Korea producers

By Chen Aizhu and Yuka Obayashi SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) – A massive surge in China’s manufacturing capacity for paraxylene, a petrochemical used to make textile fibers...

Climate change could rain on Saudi Aramco’s IPO parade

By Clara Denina , Sinead Cruise, Rania El Gamal and Simon Jessop LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco’s biggest asset could also be a liability. The state...

Oil prices slip, but supported by hopes trade tensions could ease

By Jessica Jaganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Crude oil prices slipped on Tuesday, but losses were limited as equity markets rallied and as traders hoped Sino-U.S....

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in IPO: sources

By Hadeel Al Sayegh and Saeed Azhar DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its...

Oil rises after Saudi oilfield attack, but recession worries cap gains

By Jessica Jaganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists, although...

U.S. whiskey exporters struggle after year of EU tariffs

By Jonas Ekblom BRISTOL, Pa. (Reuters) – When Europe’s tariffs on U.S. whiskey hit in June 2018, craft distillery Mountain Laurel Spirits LLC lost 10%...
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Russia’s Yandex looks at ten-fold increase in driverless car fleet to...

By Nadezhda Tsydenova MOSCOW (Reuters) – Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, said it is considering expanding its fleet of self-driving cars to up to...

Emirates’ Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’ national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel...

Israel’s Amos-17 satellite enroute to target orbit after SpaceX launch

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Space Communication said on Wednesday its Amos-17 communications satellite was launched into space and was enroute to its orbital position after...

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan’s Softbank

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan’s Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company...

Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks

By Rami Ayyub RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – A new locally-developed app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military...

Israeli software firm Lightricks raises $135 million at $1 billion valuation

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israeli software company Lightricks, the creator of several photo and video editing apps, said on Wednesday it has raised $135...
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Ruiz wants Joshua rematch in New York, Hearn warns of legal...

LONDON (Reuters) – World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. has said he would like his title rematch with Anthony Joshua in December to...

Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence

By Christian Radnedge LONDON (Reuters) – South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month’s world championships...

Joshua promoter defends Saudi fight as game changer for boxing

LONDON (Reuters) – Anthony Joshua’s promoter has defended a decision to stage the Briton’s heavyweight title rematch with Mexican-American world champion Andy Ruiz Jr....