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Greek banking system needs €14.4bn after ECB finds capital black hole

European Central Bank finds shortfall in country's four biggest banks to be plugged before the end of the year<p>Greece's battered banking system will need to plug a €14bn black hole to get back on its feet, the European Central Bank has found.<p>Following months of "stress testing", supervisors at the …

TPP to play key role in helping Japan meet GDP target: Nikkei

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will play a key role in helping the Japanese government to boost economic growth, the Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday.<p>Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed in September to raise gross domestic product by nearly a quarter to 600 trillion …

Economy

Turkish lira and stock market jump after election result

The Turkish lira and the Istanbul stock market rose sharply on Monday after the surprise win by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Sunday.<p>The lira was up almost 4% against the US dollar to 2.8 in afternoon trading after falling by 25% this year.<p>The main share index in Istanbul was …

A welcome renewal of friendships in the Gulf

Reinforcing historic friendships particularly matters when the United States seem to be neglecting theirs<p>Last Saturday marked the start of construction of HMS Juffair in Bahrain. This is a remarkable and welcome reversal of policy. Britain closed down its bases “East of Suez” in 1971. It turned out …

Burmese elections: 'Mother Suu’ warns adoring crowd change will take time

Aung San Suu Kyi promised democracy and a voice for everyone if her National League for Democracy party triumphs in the polls on 8 November<p>Tens of thousands of people packed into a sports field on the edge of Rangoon on Sunday to hear Aung San Suu Kyi deliver her customary message of hope and …

India world's 7th most valued 'nation brand'; US on top: Brand Finance report

India has moved up one position to become the world's seventh most valued 'nation brand', with an increase of 32 per cent in its brand value to USD …

New Zealand dollar getting too big for its economy in volatile world

New Zealand's dollar is showing what can happen when a currency gets too big for its own economy.<p>Average daily turnover in the kiwi is about $US105 …

New Zealand

Nepalese parliament elects first female president

Bidhya Devi Bhandari is deputy leader of the ruling Communist party and campaigned to secure women’s rights under the new constitution<p>A communist politician who has long campaigned for women’s rights has become Nepal’s first female president.<p>Bidhya Devi Bhandari of the Communist party of Nepal …

Congo votes by landslide to allow third presidential term

Constitutional change makes it possible for 71-year-old President Denis Sassou Nguesso to win further seven-year mandate in election due next year<p>More than 92 per cent of voters in Congo Republic approved a change to the constitution that will allow President Denis Sassou Nguesso to run for a third …

US officials: Iran invited to next round of Syria talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has been invited to participate for the first time in international talks over Syria's future, U.S. officials said Tuesday, a …

South Korea's economy expands at fastest clip in 3 quarters

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's economy expanded 2.6 percent in the July-September quarter from a year earlier, the fastest annual clip in …

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon makes surprise visit to Middle East to ease tensions

Following nearly three weeks of deadly unrest, UN chief Ban Ki-moon is on his way to Israel and the Palestinian territories to calm tensions. During …

Israel

Towards a Third Intifada? Britain’s Support of Israeli Atrocities Despite Electoral Disapproval | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In little more than the last four weeks, 560 Palestinians have been arrested by Israel in the Occupied Teritories and within Israel.</i><p><i>The storming of</i> …

Canada's opposition wins historic elections

Justin Trudeau is set to become Canada's new prime minister after his Liberal Party swept to power in general elections, ending nearly a decade of Conservative Party rule.<p>The Liberals seized a parliamentary majority, an unprecedented turn in political fortunes that smashed the record for the number …

Tax Credits Cuts Could Be 'Killed Off' By Last-Ditch House Of Lords Move, HuffPostUK Learns

The Tory government’s tax credit cuts could be stopped in their tracks under a last-ditch plan being plotted by cross-party campaigners, The …

Tax Preparation

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Israel eyeing better UN Security Council for 2016

Japan, Uruguay to join 15-member body as Chad, Jordan exit.<p>><br>• ><p>Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif addresses the 2015 Review Conference of the …

Israel

Egypt votes in long-delayed parliamentary elections

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1201000/1201202_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524689614_2247bb0dfbe48022ce1c22454ba72f96<p><b>People have been voting in Egypt in the first round of long-delayed elections to choose a new parliament.</b><p>They are the first such elections since the …

Oil nations feel the strain of  Opec’s continuing price war

Crisis-hit Venezuela to press for change in policy, reports Andrew Critchlow<p>Almost a year ago Rafael Ramirez, Venezuela’s long-serving former oil minister, emerged from a tense meeting of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) looking red faced and furious.<p>Within the privacy …

Bolivia Braces for Economic Change

Bolivia is a resource-rich country that boasts substantial reserves of zinc, silver and lithium. More important, though, are its hydrocarbons: In …

China is making a new 5-Year Plan — and it'll decide the fate of the global economy

That might sound like a bunch of Mao-ist gobbledook to most of us in the West, but if you're interested in where the global economy is heading next, this is The Big One.<p><b>China will use the plenum to set its GDP growth rate for the next five years.</b><p>And if delegates start talking about any number lower …

Guinea president Alpha Conde wins second term with clear majority

Incumbent president re-elected with 57.85% of first round votes, amid opposition claims of ‘fraud and mismanagement’<p>Final results from the first round of Guinea’s contested presidential election show that incumbent Alpha Conde was re-elected with 57.85% of votes, the country’s electoral commission …

Vladimir Putin announces Russia-led Central Asian military force

Russia may spearhead a joint task-force of post-Soviet states to secure the borders in Central Asia amid fears of Taliban “spillover” from Afghanistan<p>Vladimir Putin has proposed setting up a Nato-style joint task force of post-Soviet states to secure the borders of Central Asia amid fears of …

Pakistan raising Kashmir at UN is ‘clear interference’: India

India has strongly dismissed Pakistan’s raising of the Jammu and Kashmir issue at multiple fora in the UN, asserting that the references are “totally …

Israel rejects international troops on Temple Mount

WASHINGTON - Deputy Ambassador to the UN, David Ruth, attended an emergency Security Council meeting Friday evening regarding the deteriorating …

China now has more billionaires than the U.S.

Even with concerns over its economy, China can now claim to have surpassed the U.S. in one wealth indicator: the number of billionaires within its …

Euro falls against pound and dollar after central bank official claims Eurozone is in dire need of cash support

European Central Bank council member Ewald Nowotny said ‘it’s quite obvious’ that the region needs more support to stimulate growth and return …

Taiwan prepares for turmoil as China watches its elections from afar

The basic question before voters in next year’s poll is not what kind of country they want to become in the future but whether they will still exist as a country<p>Taiwan is used to the damage caused by raging typhoons but now it is looking at their political equivalent in the shape of an implosion of …