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Australia launch bid for 2027 World Cup

Australia launch bid for 2027 World Cup

‘The Rugby World Cup is the pinnacle for our Wallabies and Wallaroos teams and we want to bring those tournaments home for any player, boy or girl, man or woman, who ever dreamed of lifting the Cup here on our home soil’

China oil refiners rush to cash in on bumper profits

China oil refiners rush to cash in on bumper profits

Chinese oil refiners are churning out record amounts of fuel in the last quarter of 2017, looking to cash in on the best refining profits in nearly two years after a rally in diesel and gasoline prices.

Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal

Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday that he feared US President Donald Trump would quit the Iran nuclear deal next week.

New US helicopters mark major change for Afghan air force

New US helicopters mark major change for Afghan air force

Senior Afghan and American officials welcomed the arrival of new US-made military helicopters on Saturday, beginning a process that will radically transform the young Afghan air force.

Virtual currency may boost Australia’s grassroots solar trade

Virtual currency may boost Australia’s grassroots solar trade

An Australian company is introducing its own version of bitcoin that will let homeowners and businesses sell excess energy generated from their rooftop solar panels to neighbours, without a middleman taking a cut.

Tamim ‘proud’ of World XI call-up in Pakistan

Tamim ‘proud’ of World XI call-up in Pakistan

Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal said yesterday he is proud to be part of the World XI team that will play three Twenty20 matches in Pakistan next month as part of an effort to revive cricket in the trouble-torn country.

Euronext renews deal with LSE business

Euronext renews deal with LSE business

Pan-European exchange Euronext has extended its contract with Britain’s LCH in a surprise move that could help defuse tension over where euro-denominated trades are cleared after Brexit.

Bank funding needs seen limiting Turkey deposit rates slump

Bank funding needs seen limiting Turkey deposit rates slump

A drop in Turkish lira deposit rates looks set to be short-lived as the nation’s banks seek to attract savings away from those denominated in dollars and euros, Bloomberg reported.

Tearful Kittel bursts through in sprint to win sixth stage

Tearful Kittel bursts through in sprint to win sixth stage

Marcel Kittel won his second stage of this year’s Tour de France yesterday, sprinting to victory in the sixth stage before again breaking down in tears.

HIA welcomes Delhi-Doha IndiGo flight

HIA welcomes Delhi-Doha IndiGo flight

IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing low-cost carrier, has commenced its operations to Doha.

Dhaka to host OIC ministers’ meeting

Dhaka to host OIC ministers’ meeting

Bangladesh will be hosting the next Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) foreign ministers’ meeting in the second half of 2018, the foreign ministry has confirmed.

Immigration crackdown heats up for illegals and tech workers

Immigration crackdown heats up for illegals and tech workers

Encouraged by a sharp downturn in illegal border crossers, the US administration is ramping up a crackdown on undocumented immigrants, taking aim at both Central American labourers and Indian tech workers in Silicon Valley.