Oil surges, stocks fall after Iran targets US troops in Iraq – Aljazeera.com

Oil surges, stocks fall after Iran targets US troops in Iraq – Aljazeera.com

Oil prices calmed on Wednesday following an early surge due to concerns that global oil supplies may be disrupted after Iran fired rockets at military bases ...
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IMF calls for ‘urgent’ action by India amid economic slowdown

IMF calls for ‘urgent’ action by India amid economic slowdown

India’s government must take steps quickly to reverse the economic slowdown of an economy that has been one of the engines of global growth, the ...
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Admired and reviled: How Soleimani was seen in the Middle East

Admired and reviled: How Soleimani was seen in the Middle East

The killing of Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani by a United States air raid in Baghdad on Friday has heightened the tension between Washington and ...
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Why has Uzbekistan jailed a man who attempted suicide?

Why has Uzbekistan jailed a man who attempted suicide?

Tashkent, Uzbekistan – On December 3, 2018, a man in his 60s wearing a dark blue coat and jeans walked onto the platform of Pushkinskaya metro ...
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More than a dozen wounded in southern Philippines explosions

More than a dozen wounded in southern Philippines explosions

Explosions have rocked two towns and a city in the southern Philippines, wounding at least 17 people including soldiers, a military official said. A hand ...
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Trump: US continues to look at options, imposing sanctions

Trump: US continues to look at options, imposing sanctions

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iranian missile strikes on bases in Iraq did not harm any US troops stationed there and damage was minimal, ...
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US imposes sanctions on Iran after Iraq attack: Mnuchin

US imposes sanctions on Iran after Iraq attack: Mnuchin

The United States is imposing additional sanctions on Iran as a result of Tehran’s attack on US troops in Iraq this week, according to the US ...
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World reacts to US killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani in Iraq

World reacts to US killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani in Iraq

International leaders have called for restraint and de-escalation following the assassination of Iran’s top general, ordered by US President Donald Trump, as Iran’s allies warned ...
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What protests in Lebanon can tell us about inequality worldwide

What protests in Lebanon can tell us about inequality worldwide

Lebanon is more than two months into the wave of protests rocking the country. Chief among the grievances driving people onto the streets are entrenched ...
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Tens of thousands mourn as Soleimani’s body returns to Iran

Tens of thousands mourn as Soleimani’s body returns to Iran

Tens of thousands of mourners clad in black have filled the streets of Mashhad and Ahvaz to pay their respects to Qassem Soleimani, the country’s ...
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