Trucks of a Russian convoy carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine drive onto the territory of a Russia-Ukraine border crossing point Donetsk in Russia's Rostov Region, August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

U.S. condemns Russia convoy into Ukraine

KIEV/DONETSK-IZVARINO BORDER CROSSING Russia - The United States demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbour and threatened more sanctions.  Full Article | Video 

Gaza gunmen execute "collaborators"; mortar kills Israeli boy 22 Aug 2014

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Hamas-led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, accelerating a crackdown on suspected informers after Israeli forces tracked down and killed three senior Hamas commanders.

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Fed's Yellen calls for caution on rates; Draghi says ECB ready to act

22 Aug 2014

JACKSON HOLE Wyo. - The Federal Reserve should move cautiously in deciding when to raise interest rates given the U.S. labour market remains bruised from the Great Recession, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday amid calls from policy hawks for a near-term rate hike.

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LSE unveils $1.6 billion rights issue for Frank Russell deal

22 Aug 2014

LONDON - London Stock Exchange Group Plc is raising 938 million pounds in its first rights issue of new stock to part fund the acquisition of U.S. indexes group Frank Russell.

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Argentina slams U.S. judge as 'imperialist,' peso halts rout

22 Aug 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina on Friday accused the U.S. judge who called the country's new debt restructuring plan illegal of making "imperialist" comments against the South American nation.

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Co-Op Bank loses 38,000 customers after near collapse

22 Aug 2014

LONDON - Britain's Co-operative Bank said it lost around 38,000 customers in the first half of 2014, following its near collapse last year and a drugs scandal involving former chairman Paul Flowers. | Video

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Insight - Brazil's slump hits job market as election approaches

22 Aug 2014

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA - Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as Latin America's largest economy teeters on the edge of recession, a fresh blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid.