2012

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UNIAN: Ukraine extradites Moldovan businessman accused of money laundering

Ukrainian authorities have extradited businessman Veaceslav Platon, a citizen of Moldova and the Russian Federation, to Moldova, the Moldovan prosecutor general's office reported on its website.
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US ambassador sees opportunity for cooperation of Moscow, Washington on Syria

ARKHANGELSK - The United States Ambassador to Russia John Tefft said that there is an opportunity for cooperation of Moscow and Washington on Syria, despite the differences.
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Ogun to commence $1.2bn rail project soon ? Commissioner

The Ogun State Government has said it will soon commence the construction of  a $1.2bn rail project in the state. The Commissioner for Information for the state, Mr. Dayo Adeneye made the disclosure o
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We were elected to do the impossible –APC

John Alechenu, Abuja The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress, Segun Oni, has said the party was elected to do the impossible. He, however, said Nigerians should be patien
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Judge faults PDP’s suit against CJ, Justice Abang

Ade Adesomoju? Abuja Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the High Court of Abuja on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction with a suit filed by the Ahmed Markarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party again
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Ambode appoints Anibaba as Lotteries Board CEO

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the appointment of Mr. Seun Anibaba as the Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Lotteries Board. Anibaba replaces Mr. Lanre Gbajab
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Popular Finance

New 10-year bond issue may be about 7%

The govt said it would issue a new 10-year benchmark on Friday, as the existing one - with a coupon of 7.59% - has nearly exhausted its perceived limit, after raising Rs 87,000 cr through the instrume
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Oil export reported record high on Tuesday

Bushehr, Aug 30, IRNA – Managing Director of Iran Oil Terminals Company (IOTC) Pirouz Mousavi said on Tuesday that Iran broke the record of crude export as 10 tankers concurrently loaded about 9,200,
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Iran envoy urges full use of Tehran-Moscow trade potential

Tehran, Aug 30, IRNA – Iranian and Russian private and business sectors should seize the chance provided by the ideal ties between Moscow and Tehran to engage more with each other, says Iran's envoy
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Construction materials prices rise in Mbanza Congo

Mbanza Congo - Construction material prices increased in the last three weeks in Mbanza Congo, northern Zaire province, in what the residents decries that such situation hinders the fulfillment of the
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5 Back-To-School Shopping Stocks Graham And Buffett Would Love

Investors can benefit from back-to-school shopping. Here's how.
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ARM shareholders overwhelmingly back £24.3billion Softbank takeover

Despite a last-gasp bid from a City grandee to delay the buy-out, the firm will now be taken over by SoftBank, which is owned by Japan's second-richest man Masayoshi Son.
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Shares in blue chip outsourcer Bunzl rise after strong performance in Europe

Bunzl, which supplies products ranging from carrier bags to toilet rolls, posted a 6 per cent rise in first half pretax profits to £155.6million as its revenues rose by 10 per cent to £3.4billion.
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Barclays sells its Italian banking business to Mediobanca for a £258m loss 

The bank confirmed that its retail banking operation, consisting of 85 branches employing 564 staff, would be sold to Mediobanca at a £258million loss.
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One in three could potentially fall victim to telephone fraud

One in three people would be trusting enough to transfer cash to an unknown account if they were called by someone posing as their bank or building society, shock research shows.
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