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Australia watchdog blocks BP buy of Woolworths’ petrol stations

Australia watchdog blocks BP buy of Woolworths’ petrol stations

Australia’s antitrust regulator yesterday blocked BP Plc’s A$1.8bn ($1.4bn) purchase of Woolworths Ltd’s petrol stations, even after the oil company offered to sell some stations to ease competition concerns.

Modi warns against violence as guru faces sentencing

Modi warns against violence as guru faces sentencing

The death toll from the violence climbed to 37, with 31 fatalities in the city of Panchkula and six from the town of Sirsa, where Singh's Dera Sacha Sauda, or True Deal Sect, is headquartered.

Euro forefather Tietmeyer dies aged 85

Euro forefather Tietmeyer dies aged 85

Former Bundesbank president Hans Tietmeyer, a key architect of the euro who oversaw its introduction in Germany, has died at the age of 85, the central bank announced Wednesday.

At least 10,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh, says UN

At least 10,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh, says UN

At least 10,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar, the United Nations said yesterday.

Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Samsung, has announced the launch of the Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

Emirates to launch daily circular service to Cebu, Clark from Dubai

Emirates to launch daily circular service to Cebu, Clark from Dubai

Emirates will launch a daily circular service from Dubai to Cebu and Clark in the Philippines starting March 30, the airline said in a statement issued in Doha.

US mutual funds that bet bigger on energy sector get burned

US mutual funds that bet bigger on energy sector get burned

One-in-four US large-cap mutual funds have increased their stakes in energy companies this year and many have suffered heavier losses than their peers as a result of ill-timed bets.

Gunmen attack western Mali town, six dead

Gunmen attack western Mali town, six dead

Suspected militant fighters attacked a town in western Mali near the border with neighbouring Mauritania before dawn ...

El Bronco rides Mexican discontent into election

El Bronco rides Mexican discontent into election

El Bronco curses at campaign rallies, wears cowboy hats while riding horses and vows to clean up Mexico’s corruption-plagued political system...

Transit front-runner at Busan film festival

Transit front-runner at Busan film festival

An emotionally charged drama from the Philippines about migrant families fighting to stay together in Israel has emerged as a front-runner for the top prize...