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  • India’s Modi stuns opposition with huge election win

    India’s Modi stuns opposition with huge election win0

    NEW DELHI/AYODHYA (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security. His re-election reinforces a global trend of right-wing populists sweeping to victory, from the United

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  • Indonesian protesters disperse after second night of post-election unrest

    Indonesian protesters disperse after second night of post-election unrest0

    JAKARTA (Reuters) – Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome of last month’s election, which handed President Joko Widodo a second term. A police post burns after it was set on fire by protesters in Jakarta,

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  • India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi looks at second term

    India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi looks at second term0

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India began counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party already preparing to form the next government. Police officers stand guard outside a vote counting centre in Kolkata, India, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri The National

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  • Chip designer ARM halts work with Huawei after U.S. ban

    Chip designer ARM halts work with Huawei after U.S. ban0

    LONDON (Reuters) – British chip designer ARM has halted relations with Huawei [HWT.L] in order to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese company’s ability to make new chips for its future smartphones. FILE PHOTO: Women walk past a Huawei P30 advertising LED board at a shopping centre in Bangkok,

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  • British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding

    British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding0

    LONDON (Reuters) – British Steel, the country’s second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain’s Official Receiver said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the British Steel works in Scunthorpe, Britain, May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Heppell The High Court ordered the

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  • UK inflation rises less than Bank of England expected in April

    UK inflation rises less than Bank of England expected in April0

    LONDON (Reuters) – British inflation rose last month by less than investors and the Bank of England had expected but still hit its highest level this year, pushed up by a rise in energy bills. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers browse aisles in a supermarket in London, Britain, April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall Consumer prices rose at

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