Tag Archives: China

UNHCR decries restrictions on refugees, upholds right to asylum

GENEVA (Reuters) – About 1,000 refugees & migrants are stuck at the main crossing point into Macedonia from Greece as people of certain nationalities are denied entry in contravention of…

Oil rises on Middle East tensions, weaker U.S. dollar

By Karolin Schaps LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Tuesday as tensions in the oil-rich Middle East escalated following the downing of a Russian-made fighter jet near the Syrian-Turkish…

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FTSE falls as travel stocks continue slide

By Kit Rees LONDON (Reuters) – UK shares retreated on Tuesday, with the British travel sector down again as weakness following attacks in France & Mali continued to weigh on…

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Spieth back in Sydney to defend title that sparked golden year

By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) – World number one Jordan Spieth returns to the course where he rediscovered the art of winning last year to defend the Australian Open title…

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Tumble dryers 'may pose fire risk'

A number of Hotpoint, Indesit & Creda tumble dryer owners have been warned their appliances may pose a fire risk. Two types of tumble dryers, condenser & vented dryers, manufactured…

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US-China Space Hotline Set Up To Avoid Conflict

A space hotline has been set up between Washington & Beijing to avoid conflict here on Earth. US & China created the direct link so that they can easily share…

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How to fly free forever: Put $170 million on your AmEx

NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian, who doesn't exactly struggle to afford a plane ticket, can now likely fly free, in first class, with his whole family, anywhere…

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Lafourcade wins 4 Latin Grammys, Guerra takes 3

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Natalia Lafourcade was the huge winner Thursday at the Latin Grammy Awards, making satisfactory on four of her five nominations for her album "Hasta la Raiz."…

Italy to launch 3 billion euro bank rescue with new fund – sources

By Stefano Bernabei ROME (Reuters) – Italy will use a new system set up by its central bank to save four small savings banks from failure before stricter rules for…

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Cameron to push for war with case for joining Syria air strikes

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron will this week set out the case for joining air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, his finance minister…