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Saudi Arabia tries to calm oil market over coronavirus fears

Global benchmark crude and benchmark US crude are both trading at their lowest levels since October.

Saudi Arabia tries to calm oil market over coronavirus fears

Counting the Cost

Can Australia give up its addiction to coal?

A look at mining, bushfires and climate change. Plus, is Lebanon ready for an IMF bailout?

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India sweetens terms for sale of indebted national airline

After failed 2018 sale, government now offering 100 percent of Air India, has reduced debt buyers would have to acquire.

India sweetens terms for sale of indebted national airline

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Firms in China extend holidays as virus spreads and deaths mount

Restaurant chain Haidilao, gaming giant Tencent and social media firm ByteDance are trying to minimise human contact.

Firms in China extend holidays as virus spreads and deaths mount

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'We are a ghost town': Counting the cost of Australia’s bushfires

The agriculture and tourism industries are feeling the worst effects of Australia's devastating bushfire season.

'We are a ghost town': Counting the cost of Australia’s bushfires

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Oil, shares fall as coronavirus fears stalk financial markets

China extended the Lunar New Year holiday by three days as the virus spreads, raising fears about economic growth.

Oil, shares fall as coronavirus fears stalk financial markets

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China is world's second-biggest arms trader: think-tank

Swedish think-tank analyses financial data from four companies to develop 'comprehensive' picture of China's arms trade.

China is world's second-biggest arms trader: think-tank

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Luxury purchases: How Lebanese work around cash withdrawal limits

Lebanese purchase gold and other luxury items to shield savings as confidence in the banking system all but collapses.

Luxury purchases: How Lebanese work around cash withdrawal limits

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World's largest twin-engine plane completes maiden flight

Boeing says 777X's test flight will herald months of testing and certification before it enters service in 2021.

World's largest twin-engine plane completes maiden flight

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Libyan state oil firm says output down 75 percent due to blockade

Fall caused estimated losses of $256m since Haftar's forces shut major oil fields and ports a week ago, NOC says.

Libyan state oil firm says output down 75 percent due to blockade

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Saudi-led investor group in talks to buy Newcastle United: Source

Source tells Bloomberg investor group is in talks to buy Premier League soccer team for about $445m.

Saudi-led investor group in talks to buy Newcastle United: Source

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Coronavirus infects Wall Street investors with uncertainty

The S&P 500 has its worst week in six months as fears mount over spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus infects Wall Street investors with uncertainty

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Elon Musk wants you to be his next space-based customer

With Starlink launches, SpaceX is poised to dominate satellite broadband and possibly bring billions of people online.

Elon Musk wants you to be his next space-based customer

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Coronavirus: Surgical masks selling out in New York's China Town

Bulk purchases of face masks, as many as 250 at a time, started earlier this week in the tiny New York district.

Coronavirus: Surgical masks selling out in New York's China Town

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Zimbabwe's farmers lament: 'The taxes are just too much'

Despite food crisis, Zimbabwe fields lie fallow as farmers grapple with drought, hyperinflation and onerous taxes.

Zimbabwe's farmers lament: 'The taxes are just too much'