Exclusive: GM and China’s SAIC to push into Indonesia with no-frills vans

Saturday, 31 January 2015 04:18

BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors and Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp will soon announce a joint push into Indonesia, using their no-frills Wuling brand to establish a beachhead in Southeast Asia’s biggest market and from there tackle other markets in the region.indonesia

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Macedonian opposition leader charged with plot to seize power

Saturday, 31 January 2015 03:43

SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonia's chief opposition leader was charged by police on Saturday with conspiring with a foreign intelligence service to topple the government.seize






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Germany, ECB play hard ball with Greece

Saturday, 31 January 2015 03:08

BERLIN/HELSINKI (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out a debt writedown for Greece on Saturday, and a European Central Bank policymaker threatened to cut off funding to Greek banks if Athens does not agree to renew its bailout package.ball

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Greek emergency funding would be a decision for ECB council: Constancio

Saturday, 31 January 2015 02:55

CAMBRIDGE, England (Reuters) - ECB Vice-President Vitor Constancio said on Saturday that a decision on whether to give Greece emergency funding would be up to the central bank's Governing Council.council

Read more: Greek emergency funding would be a decision for ECB council: Constancio

 

U.S. reports 27 more strikes against Islamic State

Saturday, 31 January 2015 02:45

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies carried out 27 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria since early Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operation reported on Saturday.state

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Egyptian court bans Hamas' armed wing, lists as terrorist organization

Saturday, 31 January 2015 02:02

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organization.lists

Read more: Egyptian court bans Hamas' armed wing, lists as terrorist organization

 

Italy elects senior judge Sergio Mattarella as president

Saturday, 31 January 2015 01:31

ROME (Reuters) - Italian lawmakers elected Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court judge and veteran center-left politician, as president on Saturday, handing a welcome political victory to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.mattarella

Read more: Italy elects senior judge Sergio Mattarella as president

 

Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose to celebrate U.S. West

Saturday, 31 January 2015 01:17

ELKO, Nev. (Reuters) - When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest his aching bones after an adrenaline-charged stint on torquing horseflesh, he often turned to the last thing most people would associate with cowboy life: writing poetry.celebrate






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Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in past 24 hours: defense minister

Friday, 30 January 2015 23:53

KIEV (Reuters) - Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Saturday.hours

Read more: Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in past 24 hours: defense minister

 

Greece says will not cooperate with 'troika' or seek aid extension

Friday, 30 January 2015 23:33

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's new leftist government opened talks on its bailout with European partners on Friday by flatly refusing to extend the program or to cooperate with the international inspectors overseeing it.aid






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Two die as Muslim protesters clash with police in Afghan capital: witnesses

Friday, 30 January 2015 23:27

Kabul (Reuters) - Two people were killed when violence broke out at an anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday, according to witnesses, but Kabul's police chief said there were no deaths and only two injuries.afghan

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Japan says hostage negotiations with militants 'deadlocked'

Friday, 30 January 2015 22:51

TOKYO (Reuters) - Efforts by Japan and Jordan to secure the release of two of their nationals held captive by Islamic State militants remain "deadlocked" and the situation remains highly unpredictable, Japanese officials said.deadlocked






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