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Global stocks, oil stabilise after new year nightmare

LONDON (Reuters) – Gains by Chinese stocks, a steadier yuan and a recovery in oil prices helped calm frazzled investors on Friday, just in time for the first U.S....

North Korea seeks China help on treaty with U.S., or more tests – source

BEIJING (Reuters) – North Korea is seeking a peace treaty with the United States, China and South Korea to formally end the Korean War and will not stop its...

Islamic State member executes his mother in Syria – monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – An Islamic State militant executed his mother in public in the Syrian city of Raqqa because she had encouraged him to leave the group, the Syrian...

Oil options lurch closer to $20 Goldman doomsday forecast

LONDON (Reuters) – When U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs said last year that oil could fall as low as $20 per barrel, it assigned a fairly low probability to...

Sensex recovers on value-buying after China rout

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s stock markets stabilised on Friday, rising nearly 1 percent as investors bought stocks such as Tata Motors battered in the previous session at cheaper valuations....

China stocks up after circuit breaker axed, yuan fixed higher

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s major stock indexes opened higher on Friday after Beijing ditched a circuit breaker mechanism that halted trading twice this week when share prices tumbled and...

Beijing imposed $28 million in pollution fines last year – Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Beijing’s environmental watchdog levied fines totalling about 183 million yuan ($27.76 million) for violations of pollution laws in the Chinese capital last year, the state news...

End 'business as usual' with North Korea, U.S. tells China

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States called on China on Thursday to end “business as usual” with its ally North Korea after Pyongyang defied world powers by announcing it...

MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A parliamentary panel reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has asked the health ministry for evidence to show that such a...

Two Indian men extradited to U.S. from Spain for smuggling missiles

MADRID (Reuters) – Two Indian men arrested in Spain for smuggling Russian anti-aircraft missiles were extradited to the United States, Spanish military police said in a statement on Thursday....