BISHKEK (Reuters) – A Turkish cargo jet crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport on Monday, killing at least 37 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747 as it tried to land in dense fog, Kyrgyz officials said.
Luxottica, the world’s biggest glasses maker, agrees a merger with French lens maker Esillor.
President-elect labels Europe as ‘a vehicle for Germany’ ahead of his inauguration
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two influential Chinese newspapers on Monday warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that Beijing will “take off the gloves” and Taiwan may be sacrificed if he continues to provoke Beijing over the self-ruled island once he sworn in on Jan. 20.
Concerns about Donald Trump’s economic plans compound uncertainty in the market as the pound slips as low as $1.1983
The pound has slipped to three-month lows in Asian trading with investors again spooked by concerns over Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Sterling sank 1.6% to as low as $1.1983 early on Monday, depths not seen since the flash crash of October, having finished at around $1.2175 in New York on Friday. It was at $1.2032 shortly before 5am GMT.
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PARIS (Reuters) – Some 70 countries reaffirmed on Sunday that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned against any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations.
SEOUL (Reuters) – The signing of a contract which would secure the location of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea could be delayed, Seoul’s defense ministry said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said that Brexit would turn out to be a great thing and other countries would follow Britain out of the European Union but promised to strike a swift bilateral trade deal with the United Kingdom.