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World stocks hit one-month low as Turkish rout spreads

World stocks hit one-month low as Turkish rout spreads

Turkey was hit by a financial shockwave this week as its currency nosedived over concerns about the government's economic policies and a trade dispute with the United States. Erdogan signaled he was not looking to offer concessions to the United States, or financial markets. According to Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, "The administration seems to be willing to accept a scenario in which Turkey - as the economic crisis ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Mexico: Nafta is back on the front-burner - ING

Mexico: Nafta is back on the front-burner - ING

Will tax cars if can't make a deal!" In the 51-word tweet, Trump said that a deal with Mexico is "coming along nicely", and that the incoming Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador "has been an absolute gentleman". But Dan Ujczo, a trade lawyer regularly briefed on the discussions, said it's a "myth" they have only been talking about autos, as intellectual property rights, labour rights and other clearly trilateral issues have also arisen. Consulte Mais Informação

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North and South Korean leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

North and South Korean leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

North Korea and South Korea will hold their third high-level summit in September. The announcement released after almost two hours of talks led by the rivals' chiefs for inter-Korean affairs was remarkably thin on details. Kim and Moon met for the first time in April and agreed on steps towards nuclear disarmament. Global sanctions against the North for its nuclear and missile programmes have kept economic cooperation between the two Koreas from taking off, while little progress has been ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation selling off USA securities in wake of new sanctions

Russian Federation selling off USA securities in wake of new sanctions

Mr Siluanov said the new sanctions were "unpleasant but not fatal" and used a TV interview to shed light on the drop in Russia's holdings of United States government bonds restricted as a result of the tariffs. Between March and May, Russia's holdings in U.S. Treasuries fell by $81 billion to about $15 billion. "That would be a step to an impasse". The Russian ruble fell to its lowest level against the dollar in two years after the sanctions announcement, reaching 68 to the US currency. Consulte Mais Informação

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Galaxy Note 9 sales expected to exceed the Galaxy Note 8

Galaxy Note 9 sales expected to exceed the Galaxy Note 8

Koh has, however, refuted these claims and said the Galaxy S9 sales are steadily increasing, and in some regions, the performance even outpaced the Galaxy S8. The executive once again assured that the Galaxy Note 9's 4,000mAh battery is safe and secure. "When we look at the first six months, sales rather increased by 6 percent", Koh added, pointing out that "It is not too late to make a judgment (on the Galaxy S9) at the end of the year". Consulte Mais Informação

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14 dead in attempted Taliban city assault

14 dead in attempted Taliban city assault

Nasir Ahmad Faqiri, a provincial council member, said that according to initial reports the bodies were being transferred to the Ghazni city hospital. But details of the fighting were unclear as most of the city's telecoms masts were destroyed in fighting over recent days. One lawmaker said that only the governor's office, the police headquarters and the intelligence police facility remained in government hands. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey taking action to ease market concerns

Turkey taking action to ease market concerns

Shares in Asian EM markets including China, Indonesia and the Phillipines have all lost ground. Turkey's President has slammed the crash of the lira as a "political plot" amid a row with the USA and Donald Trump . Erdogan asked Washington. "What happened to you now?" The Trump administration has denied accusations that it tried to impose a deadline for Brunson's release. Consulte Mais Informação

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How a Trump tweet and an Erdogan speech shook Turkey’s economy

How a Trump tweet and an Erdogan speech shook Turkey’s economy

Washington in response sanctioned two Turkish ministers and Trump on Friday announced it was doubling the tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Turkey, saying relations with Ankara were "not good at this time". Last week the USA government announced sanctions against Turkey's interior and justice ministers, to which Ankara responded by freezing the assets of two American officials in Turkey. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wolfhunter DLC out on Monday, Black Marsh expansion due later this year

Wolfhunter DLC out on Monday, Black Marsh expansion due later this year

Wolfhunter , the next expansion for the MMO, will officially launch on the PlayStation 4 on August 28, 2018. Perhaps most importantly, it was also revealed just when Wolfhunter will roll out, and it's sooner than you might imagine. In contrast, Wolfhunter will take players through two new four-man dungeons where they'll face off against Hircine in what is by far his largest, most intimidating form. Consulte Mais Informação

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Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Considering a U.S. Presidential Run

Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Considering a U.S. Presidential Run

Avenatti has become a ubiquitous presence on cable news, quickly making a name for himself as an outspoken critic of the president. Michael Avenatti shakes hands at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa . Days before the 2016 presidential election, Daniels was paid $130,000 to stay silent in a deal handled by Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen . She is suing to invalidate the terms of a nondisclosure agreement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes central Alaska

Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes central Alaska

The jump from a 5.2 to Sunday's 6.4 is significant because earthquakes rapidly grow in strength as magnitude rises, he said. The station said the magnitude 7.9 quake in the Gulf of Alaska triggered the alert. The epicenter was (65 kilometers) southwest of Kaktovik, which has about 290 people. Alyeska said it would conduct follow-up inspections of the pipeline and related facilities. Consulte Mais Informação

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China has prevented 'great tragedy' in Xinjiang, state-run paper says

China has prevented 'great tragedy' in Xinjiang, state-run paper says

According to Chinese government officials in the past, some followers of Islam put forth threats between the minority group of Muslim Uighurs and the majority populous of Xinjiang, the Han Chinese. McDougall expressed concerns the Uighurs were being treated "as enemies of the state exclusively on the basis of their ethnoreligious identity". Interviews by The Washington Post with 20 other people in Kazakhstan familiar with the experiences of ethnic Kazakhs in China, including three former ... Consulte Mais Informação

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'Fallout 76' deals with trolls by making them part of the game

'Fallout 76' deals with trolls by making them part of the game

But unlike past games, each perk card will have an associated point cost, and will be linked to one S.P.E.C.I.A.L. stat. Perk Cards are the new way to build out and specialize your character: they have their own SPECIAL requirements, but as long as you meet them, you can add that card to your collection - no random rolls whatsoever (though there are also randomized Perk Packs you get every few levels). Consulte Mais Informação

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Grieving Orca Whale Releases Dead Calf After More Than Two Weeks

The whales have been struggling because of a lack of salmon, and J35's calf died soon after birth on July 24. Killer whales have been known to carry dead calves for a week, but scientists believe this mother "sets a record". Tahlequah is one of two orcas in the pod that scientists have been monitoring. The mother whale - known as J35 - has captivated the world's attention in the past few days. Consulte Mais Informação

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Omarosa claims Trump is a racist, used N-word on 'The Apprentice'

Omarosa claims Trump is a racist, used N-word on 'The Apprentice'

This comes after word got out about Manigault's claims in the memoir that President Donald Trump is a "racist" who uses the "N-word". Although some reports at the time of her departure late past year claimed she tried to storm Trump's residence and protest her firing at the hands of Kelly, Manigault Newman disputes the public account of her dismissal in her book, according to The Post. Consulte Mais Informação

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