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Hague court to order Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case: paper

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin Derricks at Yuganskneftegaz oil processing facility at Mamontovskoye oilfield outside the Siberian town of Nefteyugansk. The verdict on the case, which has lasted for almost a decade, is due to be announced against the background of the deepest West-East rift since the end of the Cold War, over Moscow's role in turmoil in Ukraine.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @ghoshworld: Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case reut.rs/1rtivZP via @reuters

Jul 28, 2014

Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case reut.rs/1rtivZP via @reuters

Jul 28, 2014

RT @RolandOliphant: Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 bln, Reuters reports. Half the original claim. reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 28, 2014

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 bln, Reuters reports. Half the original claim. reuters.com/article/2014/0…

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U.S.-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Ahmed Zakot 1 of 12. Smoke rises during an Israeli offensive in the east of Gaza City July 27, 2014. Fighting had subsided over the weekend, with the battered Palestinian enclave's dominant Hamas Islamists endorsing a U.N. call for a 24-hour halt ahead of Monday's Eid al-Fitr festival.
Jul 28, 2014

Gaza fighting abates as diplomatic tension flares reut.rs/1kiaZCl via @reuters

Jul 27, 2014

RT @AFilan: U.S.-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside reut.rs/1nMjbeI

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Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Tommy Trenchard A health worker with disinfectant spray walks down a street outside the government hospital in Kenema, July 10, 2014. The new measures announced by the government on Sunday came as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone struggle to contain the worst outbreak yet of the virus.
Jul 28, 2014

#Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts public gatherings to curb #Ebola spreading reut.rs/1qGzj3F via @reuters

Jul 27, 2014

RT @Reuters: Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading reut.rs/1nM9htH

Jul 27, 2014

RT @Reuters: Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading reut.rs/1nM9htH

Jul 27, 2014

RT @Reuters: Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading reut.rs/1nM9htH

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Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading

af.reuters.com — MONROVIA (Reuters) - The Liberian government on Sunday closed most of the West African nation's border crossings and introduced stringent health measures to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed at least 660 people across the region.

Satellites and seafood: China keeps fishing fleet connected in disputed waters

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/John Ruwitch 1 of 6. A dinghy ferries people to fishing boats at a port in the city of Dongfang on the western side of China's palm-fringed island province of Hainan, June 18, 2014. By the end of last year, China's homegrown Beidou satellite system had been installed on more than 50,000 Chinese fishing boats, according to official media.
Jul 28, 2014

China installs satellite navigation system on local fishing boats, encouraging fishermen to sail to disputed waters. reut.rs/1o55eCM

Jul 27, 2014

RT @jsubler: A must-read story by @jruwitch: Satellites and seafood: China keeps fishing fleet connected in disputed waters reut.rs/1o4Dezc

Jul 27, 2014

Satellites and seafood: China keeps fishing fleet connected in disputed waters reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Jul 27, 2014

Beijing funding sat nav for aging fishing boats roaming disputed waters in the South China Sea reut.rs/1k2Q5a9 by @jruwitch

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U.N. Security Council calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Jorge Dan Lopez A woman and a child with the Palestinian flag painted on their faces are seen during a protest against the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip, in downtown Guatemala City, July 27, 2014.

Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case

uk.reuters.com — MOSCOW (Reuters) - Shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos won a court battle against Russia in one of the largest-ever commercial legal cases, in which Moscow must pay $50 billion (29.45 billion pounds) for expropriating the assets, Kommersant daily said, citing unnamed sources.
Jul 28, 2014

Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case reut.rs/1o5cgrf

Jul 28, 2014

Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case reut.rs/1o5cgrf via @reuters

Many investors face Scotland exit risk unprotected

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Less than two months before an independence vote that could ultimately tear apart a G7 country, investors in financial markets seem largely unmoved. Last week saw the first glimmer of action in currency markets to protect against the possibility of Scotland voting on Sept.

Battered and broke, Vietnam fishermen bear brunt of China row

reuters.com — Staring out to sea, he recounts how an unidentified vessel rammed and sank his boat one night in May in South China Sea waters claimed by both Vietnam and China. One of his six crew was killed and another is still missing.

Ireland to give green light for hedge funds to lend

uk.reuters.com — DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland, one of the biggest hubs for funds in Europe, will allow hedge funds based in the country to lend to companies under new rules drawn up by the central bank, the bank said.

Investors pin growth hopes on U.S. as Ukraine crisis casts shadow on Europe

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid A trader watches his screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 23, 2014. Wednesday's U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) reading and jobs data on Friday will help markets to judge the strength of the economy's rebound and the likely speed of the Federal Reserve's return to more conventional monetary policy.
Jul 28, 2014

Ukraine crisis casts shadow on Europe, leaving burden on U.S. and China to drive global growth reut.rs/1AlvMtn via @reuters

Jul 28, 2014

Investors pin growth hopes on U.S. as Ukraine crisis casts shadow on Europe reut.rs/1AlvMtn via @reuters

Lloyds bill for mis-selling insurance to top 10 billion pounds - analysts

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) is expected to set aside another 500 million pounds ($849 million) to compensate customers mis-sold loan insurance, bringing its total bill so far to over 10 billion pounds.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @MattScuffham: My piece from Friday revealed new 500 million pound PPI charge at Lloyds taking total bill to over 10 billion uk.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @MattScuffham: My piece from Friday revealed new 500 million pound PPI charge at Lloyds taking total bill to over 10 billion uk.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

U.N. Security Council calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

mobile.reuters.com — UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement on Sunday urging Israel, Palestinians and Islamist Hamas militants to implement a humanitarian truce beyond the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr and engage in efforts to achieve a durable ceasefire.

West Bank glows with anger over Gaza destruction

reuters.com — In just a three-day period late last week, 10 Palestinians died and some 600 wounded during a spate of angry protests against the prolonged military offensive in nearby Gaza. On Sunday, Israeli police said they foiled a potentially deadly attack when they stopped a car laden with explosives as its driver tried to reach Israel via a West Bank checkpoint, while riots broke out once more overnight in East Jerusalem.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @benabyad: Israel is responding to West Bank protests w/ "uncompromising show of force, using significant amount of live fire" reut.rs/UvpZAK

Jul 27, 2014

RT @crispiandjb: West Bank glows with anger over Gaza destruction reut.rs/UvpZAK via @reuters

Moscow will not respond in kind to sanctions - FM Lavrov

reuters.com — "We're not preparing to act on the principle of 'an eye for an eye'," Lavrov told a news conference. "We want to tackle the situation with a sober head and the President has already said that of course we can't ignore it.
Jul 28, 2014

Russian FM Lavrov says Moscow will stop responding tit-for-tat to each round of Western sanctions: reuters.com/article/2014/0…

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