Monday 26 September 2016

Majority of UK CEOs 'mull moving ops abroad post-Brexit'

Three-quarters of British company bosses are considering moving operations abroad following the vote to leave the European Union, according to a survey published on Monday. The KPMG survey of 100 UK chief executives, from companies with revenues between £100 million and &po


Jordan King asks PM to form new government

Jordan's Prime Minister Hani Mulki submitted his resignation to King Abdullah in a customary step after Tuesday's parliamentary elections and has been asked to form a new government, an official source said on Sunday. Mulki, who was appointed last May and charged with con


India to ratify Paris climate treaty

India, the world's third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, will formally join the Paris agreement on climate change on October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. The ratification by India, which follows that of the US and China, the world's biggest greenho


Charlotte police release video of fatal shooting

Charlotte police released two videos on Saturday showing the fatal shooting of a black man that has unleashed days of protests, but the footage failed to settle the central question of whether shooting victim Keith Scott was holding a gun. Protesters who have gathered in Charlott


Suspect in US mall shooting captured

A man believed to have opened fire with a rifle at a mall in the US state of Washington, killing five people, was captured on Saturday, one day after the attack, authorities said. Washington State Patrol spokesman Keith Leary said in a phone interview that the suspect was taken i


Fire breaks out on tanker in Gulf of Mexico

A fire broke out on an oil tanker of Mexican state oil company Pemex in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, forcing all the crew to be evacuated in the latest accident to plague the struggling firm. The blaze on the tanker "Burgos" occurred off the coast of Boca del Rio in


Ecuador warns Opec of risks if no deal in Algeria

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Saturday he hopes Opec countries will reach an agreement to stabilize the oil market at the upcoming meeting in Algeria, warning of "serious risks" for the group if they do reach a deal. Members of the Organization of the Petro


Modi vows global campaign to isolate Pakistan

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan on Saturday, accusing it of being an exporter of terrorism, and vowing to mount a global campaign to isolate it. The comments follow the Sept. 18 attack on an Indian army camp in Kashmir, which New Delhi blamed on Pakis


Corbyn re-elected head of Britain's Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday, ending a "coup" attempt by more moderate lawmakers who say his left-wing agenda can never deliver victory at the polls. The veteran campaigner's triumph, by 313,209 to 193,229


Pakistani air force jet crashes, killing pilot

A Pakistan Air Force jet crashed on Saturday while on a training mission in the country's northwest, killing the pilot, the military said. The F-7 aircraft went down near the town of Jamrud, near the entrance to the Khyber Pass, and Flight Lieutenant Amer Shazad was killed, t

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