One member of U.S.-led coalition killed in Iraq plane crash: statement

One member of a U.S.-led military coalition was killed and several injured when their plane crashed on a counter-terrorism mission in Iraq late on Sunday, the coalition said....

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Aretha Franklin: Date set for Detroit funeral

The singer will be laid to rest on 31 August at Detroit's Greater Grace Temple....

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Defiant Erdogan casts Turkey currency crisis in religious, patriotic terms

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday an attack on Turkey's economy was no different from a strike against its flag or the Islamic call to prayer, responding to a recent currency sell-off in stark...

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Shares climb on hopes for U.S.-China trade talks, Turkish lira falls

Global stocks rose on Monday amid optimism over planned trade talks between the United States and China, while Turkey's lira fell after its credit ratings were downgraded and shots were fired outside...

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Chinese investors protest in Shanghai's financial district over P2P woes

Investors in Chinese online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform PPMiao protested at the offices of one of the company's shareholders in Shanghai's financial district on Monday, in the latest...

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Exclusive: China shifts to Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing amid U.S. sanctions - sources

Chinese buyers of Iranian oil are starting to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC) for nearly all of their imports to keep supply flowing amid the re-imposition...

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Russia will help Lebanon return refugees to Syria: Lavrov

Russia will help Lebanon return Syrian refugees there return to their country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after talks with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil in Moscow....

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