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Pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia as new claims emerge about missing journalist’s fate

Trump administration pressured Baghdad to reject German rival’s bid for $15bn deal

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UK and EU consider extending transition deal to defuse dispute over Irish border backstop

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Concern grows that Brazil’s far-right presidential frontrunner would exit Paris pact

Predecessor’s legacy casts pall over Mauricio Macri reforms with echoes of Brazil probe

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US president says central bank is raising interest rates too fast

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The tussle between the US and China risks dragging down the world economy

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Concern grows that Brazil’s far-right presidential frontrunner would exit Paris pact

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The actor’s address to Variety’s Women of Power event borrows from classical techniques

Hack of a Boeing 757 has raised serious questions about aviation’s vulnerability to cyber attacks

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Caution prevails ahead of Fed minutes, Netflix numbers help tech stocks

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Landmark decision puts pressure on exchanges over cost of trading data

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European legal challenges to data agreements must not hamper information flows

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