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UPDATE 2-Alfa Financial Software's shares rise sharply in London debut

LONDON, May 26 Shares in Alfa Financial , which provides software for the asset finance industry, rose sharply on their London Stock Exchange debut on Friday, making the listing London's biggest this year by market capitalisation.

BA and Iberia plan third-party booking surcharge, Amadeus shares hit

BERLIN, May 26 IAG-owned airlines British Airways and Iberia are to follow Lufthansa by charging a fee for bookings via third parties, using new technology to take more control of their own bookings.

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UPDATE 5-Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt

* Latest in series of deadly attacks against Christians (Updates toll, adds children, Coptic church statement)

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UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka landslides, floods death toll rises to 91; over 100 missing

COLOMBO, May 26 Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 91 people while more than 100 are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats and in helicopters to help with rescue operations.

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Israel's Netafim draws interest from private equity, Chinese bidders

FRANKFURT/LONDON, May 26 International buyout groups and Chinese investment funds are expected to submit bids for Israeli irrigation firm Netafim, which could fetch around $1.5 billion, within the next few weeks, two banking sources said on Friday.

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