Convoy returns to Russia after Lugansk aid drop

Russian vehicles had entered Ukraine on Friday without permission

Draghi softens tone on austerity

Jackson Hole speech calls for flexibility on fiscal rules

US hits at China over air ‘provocation’

Jet ‘dangerously’ intercepted surveillance plane, says Washington

Hamas kills alleged Israeli spies

Suspected collaborators were shot dead in a crackdown

US government’s 36bn-dollar man

West’s approach brings in record mortgage fines for DoJ

Goldman and Morgan Stanley in DoJ talks

Banks look to settle allegations they mis-sold securities

Global bond sales at post-crisis high

Surge in European issuance is big contributor to total

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Chinese pilots told to ditch accents

Bid to put an end to cockpit misunderstandings

WTO rules against Argentine import curbs

Recent restrictions ruled as violating global trade regulations

Xi pay plan targets executives’ wallets

Limits to be imposed on top managers of big state-owned groups

Kerala decides to ban the demon drink

Prohibition could hit tourism in India’s biggest-boozing state

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