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  • Trump says time for U.S. to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan

    Trump says time for U.S. to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan0

    FILE PHOTO: A couple look towards signs pointing out distances to different cities, on Mount Bental, an observation post in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights that overlooks the Syrian side of the Quneitra crossing, Israel January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to back Israeli

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  • No Fed boost for European stocks as banks fall; chipmakers shine

    No Fed boost for European stocks as banks fall; chipmakers shine0

    (Reuters) – European stock markets fell on Thursday as fears over economic growth and the impact on banks of an accommodative policy message from the U.S. Federal Reserve outweighed any broader lift from its abandoning of further interest rate hikes this year. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the

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  • New Zealand bans types of semi-automatic weapons used in mosque mass shooting

    New Zealand bans types of semi-automatic weapons used in mosque mass shooting0

    CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. A woman walks past posters after last Friday’s mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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  • EU readies short Brexit delay – if May wins parliament over

    EU readies short Brexit delay – if May wins parliament over0

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to give Prime Minister Theresa May an offer to delay Brexit beyond March 29, on condition that she can finally win over her many opponents in parliament next week. President of the European Council Donald Tusk arrives to deliver a statement on Brexit ahead

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  • Youngest captain, loving son: Ethiopian pilots honoured in death

    Youngest captain, loving son: Ethiopian pilots honoured in death0

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The dreams of the two young men soared as high as the Ethiopian Airlines planes they proudly flew. Menur Mohamed, brother to Ethiopian Airlines ET 302 First Officer Ahmednur Mohamed, holds his phone with a photograph of his brother during a Reuters interview in Addis Ababa, March 17, 2019. Picture taken

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  • EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros for blocking advertising rivals

    EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros for blocking advertising rivals0

    FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators handed down a 1.49 billion euro ($1.69 billion) fine to Alphabet unit Google on Wednesday for blocking rival online search advertisers, marking the company’s third penalty in two years.

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