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MOSCOW (Reuters) - India plans to buy rocket engines from Russia for its national space program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying during a visit to New Delhi on Monday.
TUNIS (Reuters) - A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the pilot was detained, the self-declared eastern foreign ministry said.
NEW DELHI/KOCHI (Reuters) - All crew members of a British-flagged tanker that Iran seized on Friday are safe and still on the vessel, the Iranian embassy in India said on Monday.
DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday it had captured 17 spies working for the CIA and sentenced some of them to death, an announcement President Donald Trump dismissed as “totally false” amid an escalating international crisis over tankers in the Gulf.
LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will not immediately face a symbolic no confidence vote from members of his own party in the upper chamber of parliament, a source with knowledge of a meeting on the matter said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party named lawmaker Jo Swinson as its new leader on Monday, as the party looks to translate a surge in voter support for its pro-European Union agenda into influence in a deadlocked parliament.
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Simba and Mufasa reigned supreme this weekend as Disney’s “The Lion King” dominated box office charts. Director Jon Favreau’s remake of the animated classic collected a massive $185 million from 4,756 North American theaters during its first three days of release.
ALMATY (Reuters) - An aging central Asian leader grooms his daughter to succeed him, and she then overcomes suspicion from her patriarchal society to unite her people.
It could describe the future trajectory of Dariga Nazarbayeva, the 56-year-old daughter of Kazakhstan’s former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, who many people believe will eventually become president of the oil-producing nation.
(Reuters) - The head of the British parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee has written to the chair of Standard Chartered Plc’s (STAN.L) remuneration committee questioning the bank’s executive pension pay levels after more than a third of shareholders voted against its directors’ remuneration policy.
LONDON (Reuters) - After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details.