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UK tells Iran to release seized oil tanker and crew immediately

British prime minister chairs emergency meeting to decide on how to respond after Iran seized its oil tanker.

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India's moon mission Chandrayaan-2 gets off the ground

India's moon mission finally blasts off

India's space programme has 'bounced back' in time for a second launch attempt.

Chinese companies looking to buy US farm products: Xinhua

Chinese companies looking to buy US farm products: Xinhua

Chinese businesses have reportedly made inquiries with US exporters to buy crops and applied for the lifting of tariffs

IMF says Pakistan needs to mobilise tax revenue, cut debt

IMF says Pakistan needs to mobilise tax revenue, cut debt

Pakistan needs to bolster its slowing economy, strengthen its institutions and tackle inefficiencies say IMF officials.

China's version of Nasdaq debuts to frenzied trading

China's version of Nasdaq debuts to frenzied trading

The Shanghai-based STAR Market is part of China's policy of liberalising its financial sector.