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China's top diplomat to visit Britain amid Brexit uncertainty

China's top diplomat to visit Britain amid Brexit uncertainty

Speaking to the Andrew Marr Show, Fox suggested that the United Kingdom could follow a similar arrangement to Turkey, which broadly allows the country to engage in forms of free trade with non-EU states whilst taking advantage of tariff-free access to particular sectors within the EU.


Ukraine declares largest lender insolvent, readies support

Ukraine declares largest lender insolvent, readies support

The government of Ukraine made a decision to nationalize the country's largest bank, PrivatBank, the half of which shares are owned by Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskyi, the statement published on the website of the Cabinet says. The central bank said that Ukraine was ready to support PrivatBank with liquidity if needed, adding that it did not see the nationalization process as significantly impacting the currency market or inflation levels.



China ends standoff by returning United States drone

The drone seizure coincided with sabre-rattling from Chinese state media and some in its military establishment after Trump cast doubt on whether Washington would stick to its almost four-decades-old policy of recognising that Taiwan is part of "one China".



Raiders look to clinch playoff spot with win vs fading Bolts

He has 24 touchdowns and five interceptions for the season. Therefore, the Raiders will easily outperform the Chargers on the ground. San Diego voters shot down a stadium proposal last month and the team moved closer to a relocation to Los Angeles on Wednesday when National Football League owners unanimously approved a tenant-lease contract between the Chargers and Los Angeles Rams.



Singapore Convicts Second Private Banker Over 1MDB Dealings

A director at BSI Singapore , was the next most senior banker on Yak's team. The legal justice here needs to "take an uncompromising stand" against such wrong-doings. At this time Singapore is the only jurisdiction that has secured convictions related to the hundreds of millions of dollars misappropriated from the Malaysian wealth fund 1MDB.


Snake disguises itself as tinsel on Australia Christmas tree

Snake disguises itself as tinsel on Australia Christmas tree

It's no partridge in a pear tree but a Melbourne woman got a seasonal surprise when she found a tiger snake entwined among the tinsel on her Christmas tree. In Australia, one woman (known only as "Cheryl") awoke a week before the magical holiday to find an unfamiliar decoration coiled around her tree. I don't know about you, but if I'm going to die on Christmas, I want to at least enjoy the dignity of being killed by a full snake .