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Qatar pledges $1bn in aid to Palestinians – Financial Times

Wall Street Journal Qatar pledges $ 1bn in aid to PalestiniansFinancial TimesQatar has pledged $ 1bn in aid to the Palestinians, at the start of a donors' conference in Cairo for the reconstruction of the war-ravaged Gaza Strip. As the … Continue reading

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US and UK to play financial ‘war game’

Main players from Fed, Bank of England and both Treasuries to act out simulation of failure of major bank Asia homepage

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Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace prize – Financial Times

IBNLive Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace prizeFinancial TimesIn a decision intended to send a strong message on education and religion, the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 was awarded jointly to Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl shot by … Continue reading

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US and Turkey stuck in diplomatic stand-off over Isis in Syria – Financial Times

Irish Independent US and Turkey stuck in diplomatic stand-off over Isis in SyriaFinancial TimesThe US and Turkey are engaging in an exercise of diplomatic brinkmanship over Islamist militants in Syria, even as the fate of Kobani, a key Syrian border … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria policy is undoing years of rapprochement with Kurds – Financial Times

USA TODAY Turkey's Syria policy is undoing years of rapprochement with KurdsFinancial TimesTurkey awoke on Wednesday to tanks on the streets and curfews in its southeastern cities – sights many Turks hoped had been consigned to history. It was the … Continue reading

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Euro Disney gets financial backing from Walt Disney

LONDON (Reuters) – Euro Disney said on Monday it had agreed a 1 billion euro funding deal backed by its largest shareholder, the Walt Disney Co , which includes a share sale and a debt restructuring, to allow it to … Continue reading

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‘Occupy’ protesters thin out ahead of HK police action – Financial Times

ABC News 'Occupy' protesters thin out ahead of HK police actionFinancial TimesThe crowds of protesters thronging Hong Kongs streets were thinning out on Sunday evening after CY Leung, Hong Kong chief executive, said he would take “all necessary actions” to … Continue reading

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‘Occupy’ protesters prepare for Hong Kong police action on Monday – Financial Times

New York Times 'Occupy' protesters prepare for Hong Kong police action on MondayFinancial TimesThe pro-democracy “Occupy” movement is gearing up for a confrontation with police, a day after CY Leung, Hong Kong chief executive, said he would take “all necessary … Continue reading

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Russia outlines plans to beef up internet security – Financial Times

Toronto Sun Russia outlines plans to beef up internet securityFinancial TimesRussia's government pledged to beef up security of its internet against what senior officials said was an onslaught of western attacks but the plans in turn are heightening western concerns … Continue reading

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Hong Kong marks National Day with protests – Financial Times

Getty Images Hong Kong marks National Day with protestsFinancial TimesTens of thousands of protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday for what many believe will be one of the biggest demonstrations in the city's history. As CY Leung, … Continue reading

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