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Israel carries out ‘large-scale’ raids on Palestinian media firms

HEBRON, Palestinian Territories: Israeli forces raided Palestinian media offices across the occupied West Bank overnight in what a military spokeswoman on Wednesday called a “large-scale operation” against incitement.The raids on eight companies came hours after the Israeli government declared that ...

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To Court Workers, Japanese Firms Try Being More Gay-Friendly

TOKYO — Once a week, the Japanese insurance company where Shinsuke Nakamura works tries to enliven its morning staff meeting by having employees give personal presentations. The topics tend to be mostly innocuous: hobbies, pets or wine recommendations. Mr. Nakamura ...

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Gold falls to 7-week low as dollar firms

Gold prices were little changed after marking a 7-week low on Tuesday, as equities and the dollar were buoyed in Asian trade by upbeat economic data and strong US treasury yields.Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $ 1,269.71 an ...

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EU seeks post-Brexit powers over foreign finance firms

BRUSSELS: The EU on Wednesday unveiled plans for sweeping new powers over foreign financial firms in Europe that would give the bloc strict oversight over the London financial hub after Brexit.The draft law, presented by European Commission vice president Valdis ...

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Asia firms’ confidence slips on geo-political tensions

MUMBAI: Business confidence among Asian companies fell for the first time in three quarters in July-September as escalating geo-political tensions outweighed an improved performance by most economies in the region, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.The Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment ...

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