Saturday 30 April 2016

Yemeni forces seize main oil terminal from Al Qaeda

Yemeni government forces and their Emirati allies took back control of the country's largest oil export terminal from Al Qaeda on Monday, security officials said, a day after routing the militants from their nearby stronghold. The lightning advance is a major shift in strateg


China to see $538bn capital exodus in 2016

Global investors are expected to pull $538 billion out of China's slowing economy in 2016, the Institute of International Finance estimated on Monday, although the pace of outflows has dropped. That number would be down a fifth from the $674 billion pulled out last year, the


Saudi-led coalition kills 800 Yemen militants

More than 800 Al Qaeda militants were killed in an offensive by Yemeni government forces and its Arab allies in the group's main stronghold in the port city of Mukalla, the Saudi-led coalition said. The coalition said in a statement carried by Saudi state news agency SPA late


Ohio slaying called 'sophisticated' execution

Eight family members found shot to death at four homes in rural Ohio were specifically targeted for execution in a pre-planned, "sophisticated operation," authorities said on Sunday as their investigation of the unsolved killings entered a third day. Revealing one possi


Obama pushes for trade deal with EU

US President Barack Obama said on Sunday he would do whatever he could to advance a controversial trade deal with the European Union in his last eight months in office, but warned that time was running short. Obama has pushed to complete two trade agreements before his term ends

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