MSCI Agrees To Include Domestically Listed Chinese Stocks

United States index provider MSCI said on Wednesday Hong Kong time it would add a selection of China's so-called "A" shares to its Emerging Markets Index after having rejected them for three years running. China's addition would help around $8 billion flow into its stock markets, Capital Economics said, describing it as "a token inclusion" given that the weighting would be the equivalent of 0.1 percent of the domestic market's capitalisation.

IRGC Says Next Crushing Response to Enemies Already Planned

Those forces, which are aligned with the the campaign against the Islamic State group, warned Syrian government troops to stop their attacks or face retaliation. The United States has said its recent actions against Syrian government forces and allied militia have been self-defensive in nature, aimed at stopping attacks on US -led coalition forces or their local allies.

Talks begin over British divorce from European Union

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in particular delivered a tough talk speech on Brexit telling the United Kingdom to have no illusions of privileged treatment during and after the Brexit talks. Davis had promised "the row of the summer " as he urged the European Union team to negotiate the terms of the UK's separation in parallel with discussions on trade.

Theresa May apologises over deadly London apartment fire as UK Parliament opens

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has criticized the "threadbare legislative program" offered up by UK Prime Minister Theresa May's "government without a majority" and declared his own party is ready to lead Britain instead. But flagship manifesto policies which find no place in the Conservative agenda included the scrapping of universal free school lunches, means-testing of the winter fuel payment, an energy price cap and the reform of social care funding which opponents branded a " dementia ...

Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

Argentina global Di Maria is accused of failing to pay 1.3m euros to the Spanish tax authorities in 2012-2013 by giving up his image rights to companies based in tax havens, such as Panama. The Portuguese has denied the allegations that he failed to declare his income from the use of image rights. In doing so, he shielded 636,000 euros from the Spanish taxman in 2012 and 662,000 in 2013, Spanish authorities said.

Suspect in train station blast confirmed dead

The man charged soldiers at Brussels Central Station after his suitcase, containing nails and gas canisters, failed to fully explode, Van der Sypt said . Meanwhile, the bag exploded a second time more violently. "There was a smaller blast", emanating from the individual or near the individual, Ine van Wymersch, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office told dpa.