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Yellen fights a war against impatience

Fed chair handled contradiction of higher rates expected in 2015 as well as no rate rise for a ‘considerable time’ by playing down both of them Asia homepage

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Ukraine fights off attack on Donetsk airport by pro-Russia forces – The Guardian

The Guardian Ukraine fights off attack on Donetsk airport by pro-Russia forcesThe GuardianSmoke rises from Donetsk international airport during battles between pro-Russia forces and the Ukrainian army. Photograph: Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images. Ukraine's military says it has successfully defended the government-held … Continue reading

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Renminbi fights back as intervention fades

Intervention in the country’s currency by the People’s Bank of China has subsided, allowing market forces to reassert themselves Asia homepage

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Amazon fights FTC over mobile in-app purchases: report

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is fighting U.S. regulators' requests that it tighten policies on in-app purchases, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, taking a hard line on a controversial issue that rivals like Apple Inc have settled. Apple has … Continue reading

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ISIS declares Islamic state in conquered regions as Iraq fights terrorists for … – National Post

National Post ISIS declares Islamic state in conquered regions as Iraq fights terrorists for …National PostThe Al-Qaeda breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and huge tracks of neighbouring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state … Continue reading

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BP fights for spill money to be repaid

The oil group is seeking a court order compelling some of the businesses that received compensation to repay it, with interest Asia homepage

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Turkey blocks Twitter days before vote as PM fights scandal

By Orhan Coskun ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey's courts have blocked access to Twitter days before elections as Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan battles a corruption scandal that has seen social media platforms awash with alleged evidence of government wrongdoing. The ban … Continue reading

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China fights back against U.S. accusations of blocking WTO technology deal

Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng denounced the United States as "irresponsible" on Sunday after Washington accused China of jeopardizing a deal that aims to cut tariffs on technology products, saying Washington had disappointed participants in the talks. U.S. Trade Representative Michael … Continue reading

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NSA fights back over eavesdropping claims – Financial Times

Washington Post NSA fights back over eavesdropping claimsFinancial TimesThe US National Security Agency launched a political fightback on Tuesday against criticism of its electronic eavesdropping, claiming that controversial data about European phone calls had not been collected by the US … Continue reading

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Net fights back against state snoopers

Plan has potential to transform a large part of the web and make it more difficult for governments, companies and criminals to eavesdrop Asia homepage

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