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7 mins ago

NATO denounces Russian incursion into Turkish airspace | Reuters

ISTANBUL The United States and NATO denounced Russia on Monday for violating Turkish airspace and Ankara threatened to respond, reporting two incursions in two days and raising the prospect of direct confrontation between the former Cold War adversaries. NATO held an emergency meeting in Brussels of ambassadors from its 28 member states to respond to what Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called "unacceptable violations of Turkish airspace" after a Russian jet crossed its frontier with Syria on Saturday #crisis #events #Foreign policy #Middle East #Politics #Russia #United Kingdom

8 mins ago

Chile, United States create new marine conservation parks | Reuters

VINA DEL MAR, Chile Chile on Monday said it would create one of the world's largest marine conservation parks, and Washington announced two new marine sanctuaries and a drive against illegal fishing to help protect the world's oceans. #author #Europe #markets #Middle East #Syria

9 mins ago

Oil gains as Russia set to meet with producers; stock markets up | Reuters

NEW YORK Oil prices jumped after Russia said it was ready to meet with other producers to discuss the market, while world stock indexes rose with commodity-related shares amid a backdrop of low global interest rates. The S&P 500 rose for a fifth straight session for the first time this year, helped by increases of more than 2 percent in S&P's energy .SPNY, materials .SPLRCM and industrials .SPLRCI indexes. #Business #Gold #India #Latin America #Middle East

23 mins ago

Israel toughens measures against Palestinians, West Bank youth killed | Reuters

JERUSALEM Israel announced harsher measures to tackle Palestinian violence on Monday as a Palestinian teenager was killed in a clash with Israeli soldiers near the West Bank town of Bethlehem, a Palestinian hospital source said. Violence in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Jerusalem has intensified in the past few weeks and the teenager's reported death was the latest in a series of incidents that has raised fears of wider escalation. A Bethlehem hospital said a 13-year-old boy identified as Abdel-Rahman Abeidallah of the nearby al-Aidah refugee camp died of a bullet wound to the heart. #Business #Copyright #facebook #LinkedIn #Personal finance

24 mins ago

World Stocks rise as investors see Fed delaying hike, others loose | Reuters

LONDON European shares rose sharply on Monday, following Asian stocks higher, while the dollar was on the defensive after Friday's weak U.S. jobs data signalled the era of low-cost money had further to run. #Economy #India #Middle East #opinion #United Kingdom

36 mins ago

California becomes 5th US state to enact right-to-die law

California will become the fifth U.S. state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he had signed the legislation. #BrittanyMaynard #California #NewsTracker #RightToDie

38 mins ago

Turkey says Russian warplane violated its airspace on Sunday too | Reuters

ISTANBUL A Russian warplane violated Turkish airspace on Sunday, a Turkish foreign ministry official said, the second such breach over the past three days, prompting Ankara to once again summon Moscow's ambassador. Turkey, a NATO member with the alliance's second biggest army, scrambled two F-16 jets on Saturday after a Russian aircraft crossed into its airspace over its southern province of Hatay, the Turkish foreign ministry said. The United States and its NATO allies denounced Russia for Saturday's incursion, and Ankara threatened to respond if provoked again, raising the prospect of direct confrontation between the Cold War enemies. #author #Europe #Middle East #Russia #Turkey #United Kingdom

39 mins ago

Oil up 2 percent as Russia mulls OPEC talks, rigs drop | Reuters

LONDON Oil rose more than 2 percent on Monday after Russia said it was ready to meet other producers to discuss the market, where prices have more than halved from last year's highs due to a supply glut. A report showing a fifth weekly fall in the number of oil rigs drilling in the United States also underpinned prices. Brent jumped 2.7 percent to a high of $49.43 a barrel before easing back to around $49.33, up $1.20, by 1320 GMT #Business #Entertainment #Europe #Latin America #Russia #Syria #United States

53 mins ago

U.S.-Russia agreement on Syria might help on Ukraine-Finnish leader | Reuters

HELSINKI If Russia and the United States were able to agree on ways of solving the Syrian crisis, this might help towards the two powers finding common ground on Ukraine, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Monday. #author #crisis #Foreign policy #Middle East #Russia #United States

54 mins ago

RBI initiates corrective action on Indian Overseas Bank | Reuters

MUMBAI State-run Indian Overseas Bank said on Monday the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had ordered a so-called "prompt corrective action", adding the action would not have any material impact on its performance. The lender did not give details of the action but said the directions given by the RBI were for improving the internal control of the bank and for the purpose of consolidation of its activities. Under RBI rules a prompt corrective action is triggered if a lender sees its capital base eroding, a sharp jump in bad loan ratios or its return on assets dropping below 0.25 percent #Argentina #Entertainment #Latin America #science #Technology #United Kingdom #United States