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Italy bridge operator in spotlight as collapse death toll rises

15/08/2018 20:47

Rescuers hunted for survivors among huge chunks of debris on Wednesday after a bridge collapse that killed 39, as furious government ministers rounded on the viaduct’s operator, saying it should pay fines and compensation and lose its concession.

Turkey doubles tariffs on some U.S. imports; lira rallies

15/08/2018 20:43

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco on Wednesday in retaliation for U.S. moves, but the lira rallied further after the central bank’s liquidity moves had the effect of supporting the currency.

Iran plans to respond in kind if U.S. blocks oil exports

24/07/2018 20:41

Iran will react with equal countermeasures if Washington tries to block its oil exports, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, while the Islamic Republic’s armed forces chief said U.S. threats would draw an “unimaginable and regrettable” reaction.

Trump, Putin to meet on July 16 in Helsinki: officials

28/06/2018 20:39

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet on July 16 in Helsinki, the Kremlin and the White House said on Thursday, a first official summit that will be closely watched by nervous U.S. allies in Europe and critics of Russia in America.

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan process through Windsor

19/05/2018 20:15

Prince Harry and his American bride Meghan set off on a carriage procession around the town of Windsor after marrying on Saturday in a dazzling ceremony in front of British royalty, celebrities and a global TV audience of millions.

Malaysian police search former PM Najib Razak’s home, office

17/05/2018 20:31

Malaysian police on May 17 searched former Prime Minister Najib Razak's home and other places linked to him in connection with a probe into the corruption scandal at the state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), said a senior police officer.