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  • USA: 5,000 people evacuated from Maryville, Tennessee, after a train hauling liquid petroleum gas derailed and caught fire
  • Russia says that the new U.S. military strategy was confrontational and would not help improve relations with Moscow (spokesman)
  • Japan launches World Trade Organization trade dispute to challenge Brazilian taxes and charges that Japan says illegally discriminate against imported goods
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corporate

  • BHP takes Potash Corp bid hostile

    BHP Billiton has launched a hostile 30 billion euro bid for Potash Corporation. BHP’s boss Marius… 18/08/10 21:16 CET

  • Everbright shares shine

    A bumper debut for shares of China Everbright Bank. On their first day trading on the Shanghai… 18/08/10 19:06 CET

  • Maersk profits bounce back

    Danish shipping and oil group Moller-Maersk has enjoyed a rebound in earnings, posting a net profit… 18/08/10 19:06 CET

  • GM steers closer to China’s SAIC

    General Motors is deepening its ties with Chinese car-maker SAIC. They announced in Shanghai that… 18/08/10 19:06 CET

economy

  • Gamers beat the downturn

    One area that seems to survived the economic downturn is the gaming industry as evidenced by the… 18/08/10 19:06 CET

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