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Russia to check cars for weapons in terrorist risk regions - decree

  • January 31, 2023 11:35 PM AEDT | Reuters
 Russia to check cars for weapons in terrorist risk regions - decree

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will begin checks for weapons and explosives in cars in regions of the country with a high terrorist threat level, according to a presidential decree published on Tuesday.

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Turkey expects to collect $5.32 billion in debt restructuring before elections

Turkey expects to collect $5.32 billion in debt restructuring before elections

  • January 31, 2023 11:15 PM AEDT | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's government is expecting some 100 billion lira ($5.32 billion) in payment as part of a restructuring of public debt worth 1 trillion lira under a draft law, an impact

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Hungary has failed to address bribery concerns, OECD says

Hungary has failed to address bribery concerns, OECD says

  • January 31, 2023 11:10 PM AEDT | Reuters

BUDAPEST, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Hungary has failed to adopt key parts of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's anti-bribery framework, the standards-setting body said, adding it

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Turkey expects to collect $5.32 bln in debt restructuring before elections

Turkey expects to collect $5.32 bln in debt restructuring before elections

  • January 31, 2023 11:09 PM AEDT | Reuters

ANKARA, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Turkey's government is expecting some 100 billion lira ($5.32 billion) in payment as part of a restructuring of public debt worth 1 trillion lira under a draft law, an

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Families search for loved ones day after Pakistan mosque blast kills scores

Families search for loved ones day after Pakistan mosque blast kills scores

  • January 31, 2023 11:00 PM AEDT | Reuters

* Tragic scenes as people look for their loved ones * Attack in fortified area baffles authorities * Rescue work continues to clear mosque rubble (Adds details on mosque area, milestone on attack) By

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Indonesia finmin says focused on her job, when asked about c.bank top post

Indonesia finmin says focused on her job, when asked about c.bank top post

  • January 31, 2023 10:58 PM AEDT | Reuters

JAKARTA, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Indonesia's Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati on Tuesday said her focus was on her current role, sidestepping a question on whether she was a potential candidate to

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China raps Czech president-elect over Taiwan call

China raps Czech president-elect over Taiwan call

  • January 31, 2023 10:54 PM AEDT | Reuters

* Prague angers Beijing with Taiwan phone call * Conversation was diplomatic breakthrough for island * Beijing warns of 'irreparable damage' to bilateral ties (Updates with further Czech PM comment,

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Judge says Texas Attorney General Paxton must face ethics lawsuit

Judge says Texas Attorney General Paxton must face ethics lawsuit

  • January 31, 2023 10:51 PM AEDT | Reuters

By Mike Scarcella and Jacqueline Thomsen (Reuters) - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton must face an ethics lawsuit by state attorney regulators over a case he brought challenging results of the 2020

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Dollar climbs before Fed, but set for fourth monthly drop

Dollar climbs before Fed, but set for fourth monthly drop

  • January 31, 2023 10:49 PM AEDT | Reuters

By Harry Robertson and Tom Westbrook LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar ticked higher on Tuesday ahead of a raft of central bank decisions but remained on track for its fourth consecutive monthly

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Cash is king in Lebanon as banks atrophy

Cash is king in Lebanon as banks atrophy

  • January 31, 2023 10:49 PM AEDT | Reuters

* Cash economy replaces once lauded-banking sector * 'Impossible' for state to collect taxes in cash economy - trader * West frets over money laundering, terrorism finance - diplomat By Maya Gebeily

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FOREX-Dollar climbs before Fed, but set for fourth monthly drop

FOREX-Dollar climbs before Fed, but set for fourth monthly drop

  • January 31, 2023 10:48 PM AEDT | Reuters

(Adds detail of euro zone GDP report, updates prices) By Harry Robertson and Tom Westbrook LONDON/SINGAPORE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The dollar ticked higher on Tuesday ahead of a raft of central bank

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