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Japan's consumer prices drop for the fifth consecutive month, adding to pressure on the government to expand its already massive stimulus programme.
Chinese powerhouse Didi Chuxing's acquisition of Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] China operations marked the biggest move yet toward consolidation in an industry that many investors and Silicon Vall
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New York, Aug 26: An international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS operating system used in Apple's iPhone and iPad devices.The vulnerab
New Delhi, Aug 26: Baba Ramdev promoted Patanjali Ayurved has become the third largest seller of FMCG products at the shelves of Kishore Biyani-led Future Retail. "Patanjali has become number three in
Official exchange rate of the US dollar and euro to Azerbaijani manat was set at 1.6280 manats and 1.8374 manats, respectively, on August 26.
MAUN: Localisation of top positions in the tourism sector is still a daunting task, industry workers told the Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu at a meeting this week.
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The recipe for the spice blend used to prepare the chicken may have been accidentally revealed to a Chicago Tribune reporter by Joe Ledington, a nephew of the man who made the recipe famous.
Local and South African Motswako veterans are set to headline the upcoming Gabs meets Bokone Bophirima scheduled for tomorrow night at the cosmopolitan Chez Nicolas.
The sixth installment of the Christianity inspired beauty contest Queen Esther Beauty pageant will be held at Maitisong Theatre this Saturday.
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Parents who claim extra free childcare will be asked to pay charges to help make up for a funding shortfall, nurseries taking part in a pilot scheme warn.
Singapore's air quality deteriorated to unhealthy levels on Friday as winds blew smoke from fires on Sumatra across the city-state and southern Malaysia. The number of hotspots detected by weather s
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The study shows that warming began during the early stages of the industrial revolution and was first detected in the Arctic and tropical oceans around the 1830s, which was later spread to Europe, As
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(Reuters) - Blood-testing company Theranos Inc said it plans to appeal the sanctions imposed by a U.S. regulator last month on one of its labs alleging its practices jeopardized patient health and saf
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gaston is expected to become a hurricane again over the weekend, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its advisory late Thursday.
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Jahan Azizi, a national expert on instrument sterilization, discusses the difficulty of cleaning surgical instruments.             
DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of the biggest tests of Justine Michael's job as a community health worker is not the distances he must travel along remote dirt roads to visit patient
A Saskatchewan labour group says a spate of workplace-related accidents that include two deaths this month is a result of government cutbacks. Saskatchewan Federation of Labour president Larry Hubich
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* Govt denies rumour that $90 bln of insurance money will exit
* Plans to team up with large PE firms for investments (Adds details on PE investments, background)
* Says 2 billion won worth of its first convertible bonds have been converted into 398,000 shares at 5,000 won per share
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ZURICH, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Local-government owned Zuercher Kantonalbank (ZKB) on Friday posted group profit of 393 million Swiss francs ($406.6 million) for the first six months of 2016, unchanged fro
BEIJING, Aug 26 (Reuters) - A decision by China's central bank to reintroduce 14-day reverse repos this week after a six-month hiatus will give markets more flexibility, a leading bank official said o
* Financial Market Authority (FMA) Liechtenstein and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) approve the sale of Valartis Bank (Liechtenstein) AG
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Cristiano Ronaldo won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on Thursday after winning both last season's Champions League and Euro 2016 with Portugal. The post Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA Best Player
Kuldeep Yadav kept the opposition batsmen on tenterhooks with a maiden five wicket haul as he took India Red on the cusp of an outright victory against the Green team in the inaugural Day/Night Duleep
For the Indian expats, it's a first-ever chance to see India play in their adopted home. For American cricket fans, there are questions about whether these two matches offer hope for more cricket oppo
Australia coach Darren Lehmann has backed the decision to rest skipper Steve Smith for the remaining one-day international series against Sri Lanka after criticism from ex-captain Michael Clarke. The
All you need to know about Uefa Champions League 2016-17 draw and schedule. The post Uefa Champions League 2016-17: A handy guide to the draw, groups and key fixtures appeared first on Firstpost.
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In an effort to move towards sports commercialisation, Botswana will host the first Sports Expo on November 5.
The Botswana Basketball Association (BBA) has expanded its grassroots development programme through imparting coaching knowledge to school teachers and mentoring students in far-flung areas.
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China stocks rise after money exit rumour denied; Hong Kong also up

* Govt denies rumour that $90 bln of insurance money will exit
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UPDATE 1-China Life to raise overseas investments to 15 pct of assets

* Plans to team up with large PE firms for investments (Adds details on PE investments, background)
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* Says 2 billion won worth of its first convertible bonds have been converted into 398,000 shares at 5,000 won per share
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* Says has signed leases with three tenants in Västerås, totaling about 5,400 sqm Source text for Eikon:
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ZKB says H1 profit 393 mln Sfr, sees "sound profit" for FY

ZURICH, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Local-government owned Zuercher Kantonalbank (ZKB) on Friday posted group profit of 393 million Swiss francs ($406.6 million) for the first six months of 2016, unchanged fro
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UPDATE 1-China cbank says 14-day reverse repos will give market more flexibility

BEIJING, Aug 26 (Reuters) - A decision by China's central bank to reintroduce 14-day reverse repos this week after a six-month hiatus will give markets more flexibility, a leading bank official said o
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BRIEF-Valartis Group: FMA Liechtenstein and HKEX approve sale of Valartis Bank (Liechtenstein) AG

* Financial Market Authority (FMA) Liechtenstein and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) approve the sale of Valartis Bank (Liechtenstein) AG
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Fitch: Masala Bonds Opens Window for AT1 and T2 Bank Capital

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) MUMBAI/SINGAPORE, August 26 (Fitch) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) proposal to allow banks to issue 'masala bonds' - rupee-denominated b
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BRIEF-Nebag H1 total result down at CHF 3.38 million

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Renaissance Montréal Centre-Ville an edgy hotel

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The Latest: World Trade Center honours Italy quake victims

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 2:30 a.m. New York City's World Trade Center is honouring the victims of the earthquake in Italy. Gov. Andrew Cuom
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Taking the I train: Artsy Impressionist train runs from Paris to Monet's home

Here’s a Monet you haven’t seen: French express trains decorated inside and out with reproductions of his artworks that will whisk you from Paris to the artist’s Normandy home and beyond.

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The Latest: Italian premier unveils quake relief measures

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 11 p.m. Premier Matteo Renzi has authorized a preliminary 50 million euros ($56.5 million) in emergency funding and
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Disney World draining, filling in long-abandoned River Country pool

Walt Disney World is draining and filling in the pool at its long-closed River Country water park.

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The Latest: Venice film fest cancels gala dinner after quake

AMATRICE, Italy - The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The Venice International Film Festival says it is cancelling a traditional gala dinner and reception on t
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Zip line company: Woman who fell had unhooked safety gear

DOVER, Del. - A woman who fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform had disconnected herself from the safety system, the attraction's operator said Thursday. Delaware State Police investigat
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National Park Service centennial on Instagram: Outdoor lovers (even Loki the Wolfdog) share breathtaking scenes @whitehouse

If you follow the White House on Instagram (@whitehouse), you won't see the usual presidential goings-ons. Photographers, adventurers and outdoors lovers have "taken over" the site Thursday in hon
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