Stories By 'Reuters'
Oil prices edged up on Friday, recovering some of their steep losses made this week, but crude remained on course for its worst first-half decline in almost two decades as production cuts have failed to sufficiently reduce oversupply. Brent crude futures were up 28 cents at $45.50 a barrel.
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Sitting on a couch in his home in the Karen suburb of Nairobi, Samuel Odaga stares at his phone, his fingers occasionally flicking the screen.
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French government bond yields held near seven-month lows on Friday as some analysts predicted a boost for the country’s credit rating at its first review since Emmanuel Macron won the presidency and a large parliamentary majority.
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Ireland raised 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) by selling a quarter of Allied Irish Banks (AIB) on Friday in a remarkable turnaround for a company at the forefront of reckless lending during the “Celtic Tiger” boom.
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Stoke City midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is “settled” at the Premier League club and will not be sold in the transfer window, club chairman Peter Coates has said.
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Stoke City’s 36-year-old striker Peter Crouch is not contemplating hanging up his boots anytime soon and the club’s top scorer last season believes his age has made him “hungrier” to continue playing.
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Arsenal forward Takuma Asano will return to VfB Stuttgart for a second successive season on loan, the English Premier League club said on Thursday.
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Everton will challenge for a top four spot in the Premier League next season if they can improve their away form, midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has said.
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Virat Kohli was in no mood to share any details regarding his role in the sudden resignation of India cricket coach Anil Kumble, the captain instead preferring to focus on the respect he has for the country’s leading Test wicket-taker.
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US subscription-based airline Surf Air launched in Europe on Friday as it bids to tap into the frequent flyer market, challenging the continent’s traditional airlines with a model of unlimited flights for a monthly fee.
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Gold prices climbed to one-week highs on Friday, boosted by a lower dollar and economic and political uncertainty around the world, but the prospect of further interest rate rises in the United States limited gains.
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Ford Motor Co is recalling nearly 16,000 Ikon and Figo models in South Africa due to a potential fire risk, it said on Friday.
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Institutional investors remain eager to put money to work on renewable energy projects even as US President Donald Trump has vowed to revive their chief competitor:
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Sears Canada Inc said on Thursday it plans to cut jobs and close about a quarter of its stores as it restructures its operations after a steady decline in sales due to competition from big-box retailers and online merchants.
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The United States is expected to authorise India’s purchase of a naval variant of the Predator drone, two sources familiar with the situation said, ahead of a visit next week by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to revitalise ties in his first meeting with President Donald Trump.
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New Zealand Cricket (NZC) have awarded allrounder Colin de Grandhomme and opening batsman Jeet Raval with central contracts for the next 12 months.
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Australia’s cricketers rejected the board’s offer of a revised pay deal on Friday as the bitter dispute over a revenue-sharing model rumbled on with just a week to go before the current agreement expires.
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