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Workplace chat app worth 40% more than at its last funding round less than a year ago

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World’s biggest carrier of seaborne freight experiments with alternative to Suez Canal

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Vocal investors increasingly behind corporate shake-ups on the continent

Murder in the Central African Republic highlights Moscow’s latest geopolitical ambition

Indian ecommerce group looks to step ahead of Amazon with local language text service

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US president accuses Ankara of ‘terrible mistake’ with its conditions to free Andrew Brunson

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President attacks Mueller after revelations that White House counsel co-operated with probe

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Manufacturers want batteries that are not dependent on metals from unstable parts of the world

‘I want some form of justice — he wronged me’

The global statesman talked to the FT in 2011 about his regrets over Rwanda, the UN’s strengths and weaknesses and his quest for peace

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Stocks pull back as president says he does not anticipate much from US-China talks

Farmers fear record output and competition from other countries will depress prices

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Local investors allege big losses due to high-frequency trades causing ‘market disruptions’

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Workplace chat app worth 40% more than at its last funding round less than a year ago

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Indian ecommerce group looks to step ahead of Amazon with local language text service

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