Exclusive: India hopes U.S. will allow allies to buy some Iranian oil - source

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 06:42
India hopes the U.S. will allow its allies to continue to buy some Iranian oil instead of halting the purchases altogether from May, a source familiar with U.S.-India talks said on Monday.
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Seeds of discontent: Argentina's farmers turn cool on their man Macri

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 06:13
Argentine President Mauricio Macri rode to power in 2015 promising to bolster the farming sector and cut back taxes that had stymied exports. The country's backbone industry welcomed him with open arms after years of export controls aimed at keeping domestic prices low.
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Sri Lanka attacks likely the work of Islamist militants: experts

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 06:07
Coordinated Easter Sunday bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka bore the hallmarks of militant groups Islamic State or al Qaeda, security experts said on Monday, citing the level of sophistication of the attacks.
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Landslide election victory thrusts Ukrainian comedian into limelight

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 06:02
In a popular Ukrainian TV series, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy played a president who is scrupulously honest and outwits crooked lawmakers and shadowy businessmen who try to stand in his way.
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Much yet to do: EU urges new Ukraine leader to push reforms

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 06:02
The European Union delivered formal congratulations to Ukraine's novice president-elect on Monday but made clear it expects TV comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy to pursue halting reforms, including fighting corruption.
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Sri Lanka says attacks carried out by suicide bombers, international network involved

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 05:56
Seven suicide bombers took part in the attacks on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, an investigator said on Monday, while a government spokesman said an international network was involved.
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U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 05:52
The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their highest for 2019 so far.
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Sri Lanka to seek help tracking international links to attacks

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 05:29
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will ask for foreign assistance to track international links to a series of suicide bomb at churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, his office said.
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Tesla investigates video of parked Model S exploding in Shanghai

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 05:20
U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said it has sent a team to investigate a video on Chinese social media which showed a parked Tesla Model S car exploding, the latest in a string of fire incidents involving Tesla's cars.
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Sri Lanka to declare emergency from midnight after Easter Day blasts

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 05:16
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will declare a nationwide emergency from midnight on Monday following Easter Sunday suicide bomb blasts at churches and luxury hotels that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, his office said.
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'International network' involved in Sri Lanka bombings: cabinet spokesman

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 04:53
The Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri Lanka were carried out with the help of an international network, cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said on Monday.
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Iraq says any action to raise oil output won't be unilateral: ministry spokesman

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 04:15
Iraq is committed to the global supply cuts taken by OPEC and its allies and any decision to raise or decrease production must be taken collectively by OPEC, an Iraq oil ministry spokesman told Reuters on Monday.
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Ukraine enters uncharted new era after comedian wins presidency

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 04:10
Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically up-ended the status quo and won the country's presidential election by a landslide.
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Saudi can raise oil output but will assess impact of Iran waivers ending: source

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 04:08
Saudi Arabia is willing to compensate for any potential loss of crude supply if the U.S. ends waivers granted to buyers of Iranian oil, but the kingdom will assess the impact on the market before raising its output, a source familiar with Saudi thinking told Reuters on Monday.
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Sri Lanka orders night curfew in capital, Colombo

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 03:56
Sri Lankan authorities ordered a curfew in the capital, Colombo, for a second day on Monday, from 8 p.m. (1430 GMT) to 4 a.m (2230 GMT) on Tuesday, the government information department said, a day after a string of bombs killed 290 people and wounded about 500.
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China says consistently opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 03:37
China consistently opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday amid reports that Washington is expected to announce that buyers of Iranian oil must halt imports soon or face sanctions.
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Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn indicted on aggravated breach of trust charge

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 02:52
Japanese prosecutors indicted former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday on a charge of aggravated breach of trust, a Tokyo court said, bringing a fourth charge against him on the day his detention period was set to expire.
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Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn applies for bail over latest indictment

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 02:52
Carlos Ghosn on Monday applied for bail following his latest indictment over aggravated breach of trust, as the former Nissan Motor Co chairman fights his fourth indictment over financial misconduct.
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U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers, triggering price spike

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 02:49
The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their highest for 2019 so far.
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Asia stocks slip, oil near six-month peak as U.S. prepares to tighten Iran sanctions

World News - Mon, 2019-04-22 02:27
Asian shares slipped on Monday, weighed down by underperforming Chinese stocks, while oil prices rallied on news the United States is likely to ask all importers of Iranian oil to end their purchases or face sanctions.
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