Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Asian stocks extend gains on bullish Wall Street, euro steady

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stocks extended gains for a fifth straight day on Wednesday as Wall Street hit new peaks while the euro consolidated recent gains as immediate concerns of political uncertainty in the euro zone receded.

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U.S. moves THAAD to South Korean site as North Korea boasts fire power

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid high tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes.

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Macron, Le Pen trade accusations in French election race

PARIS (Reuters) - France's two presidential candidates traded barbs on Tuesday with centrist Emmanuel Macron accusing far-right rival Marine Le Pen of promoting hatred, while she labelled him as the "candidate of the oligarchy."

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U.S. military begins moving THAAD missile defence into South Korea site - Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system into a planned deployment site in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday.

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Erdogan says Turkey won't wait at Europe's door forever

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will not wait at Europe's door forever and is ready to walk away from EU accession talks if rising Islamophobia and hostility from some member states persist, President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters in a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday.

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Palestinians say Britain refuses request for apology over 1917 Balfour promise

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian leaders said on Tuesday Britain had rejected their request for an apology for a 1917 declaration that helped pave the way to the state of Israel, and they would pursue international court action unless London backtracked.

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A decade on, UK police say they may never solve Madeleine McCann case

LONDON (Reuters) - Almost a decade after three-year-old Madeleine McCann vanished, London police said they were still following critical lines of inquiry but might never solve the case.

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