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Liberia’s ruling party petitions for poll delay

Liberia’s ruling party petitions for poll delay

Liberia’s ruling Unity Party has asked the Supreme Court to further delay the presidential runoff, which its candidate Vice President Joseph Boakai will contest on December 26.

HK to change rules to allow controversial dual-class shares

HK to change rules to allow controversial dual-class shares

HKEX drafting specific rule changes to allow dual-class shares; rules to be put up for public consultation in early 2018; market supportive of launch of dual-class shares: HKEX

Saunders seeks to defend title in Lemieux’s back yard

Saunders seeks to defend title in Lemieux’s back yard

Boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders hopes that new surroundings brings out the best in him as he puts his World Boxing Organization middleweight title on the line against David Lemieux.

Russia’s biggest banks show rise in higher-risk-weighted assets

Russia’s biggest banks show rise in higher-risk-weighted assets

Russia’s two biggest banks, Sberbank and VTB, experienced a sharp rise in higher-risk-weighted exposures during the three months to the end of September, data from their third-quarter accounts shows.

Company ordered closed for two weeks for selling expired item

Company ordered closed for two weeks for selling expired item

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has announced the two-week closure of an electrical appliances and sanitary installations company, located in Madinat Khalifa South ...

Real deal Ronaldo set for fifth Ballon d’Or

Real deal Ronaldo set for fifth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to match his great rival Lionel Messi today by claiming a fifth Ballon d’Or as recognition for leading Real Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double last season.

Bears trash talk the dollar as global growth beats Trump trades

Bears trash talk the dollar as global growth beats Trump trades

A hawkish Federal Reserve, an economy firing on all cylinders, the tentative revival of the “Trump Trade” – all that won’t be enough to boost the dollar next year, according to a chorus of Wall Street strategists.

Hong Kong, Tokyo lead Asia markets’ fall

Hong Kong, Tokyo lead Asia markets’ fall

Technology and energy firms were the biggest losers as Hong Kong and Tokyo led an Asian market plunge yesterday, extending retreats across Europe and New York.

Border closures, flying curbs pose headwinds for aviation: IATA chief

Border closures, flying curbs pose headwinds for aviation: IATA chief

Closing borders and restricting airlines from flying is not good news for the aviation industry, says IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac.

IATA chief calls for 'restoration of air connectivity to Qatar' amid blockade

IATA chief calls for 'restoration of air connectivity to Qatar' amid blockade

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac has again called for restoration of air connectivity to Qatar that has been impacted ...

Britain says "conceivable" Manchester attack might have been stopped

Britain says "conceivable" Manchester attack might have been stopped

A suicide attack at a pop concert in Manchester that killed 22 people in May might have been prevented if the security services had responded differently to intelligence in the months before the attack, a government report has found.

Blast leaves six dead, eight injured in NW Pakistan

Blast leaves six dead, eight injured in NW Pakistan

A roadside bomb killed at least six people and wounded eight others on Tuesday in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.