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Global weapons sales highest since end of Cold War

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Published time: 20 Feb, 2017 10:44 Over the last five years, the world trade in arms has reached a level not seen since 1990. The Middle East and Asia remain the key markets for weapons, according to a report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Read more India is still the world’s largest Read More

Rising stock: Saudi women take top financial jobs in major shift from tradition

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Published time: 20 Feb, 2017 11:27 For the first time in its history Saudi Arabia has appointed women to senior positions in national financial institutions, marking a dramatic social shift in the highly-conservative nation with strict laws curtailing female independence. In a move greeted as a victory for gender equality, Samba Financial Group named Rania Read More

Donald Trump gains trademark protection to his own name in China

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After a decade of legal disputes over the use of the Trump trademark in China, US President Donald Trump has won the rights to his brand. Read more A mark was awarded to the Trump Organization in November, shortly after the US presidential election. Two months earlier, China’s trademark review board announced it had invalidated Read More

Wall Street continues to bet on red-hot Russian ruble

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Traders in the United States are betting the Russian ruble rally will continue, according to US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data. Read more In the week through February 14, the number of long positions on the ruble increased to 18,202 contracts, while short positions dropped 40 percent to 1,437 contracts or the lowest in Read More

The One-Minute Job Search

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Conducting a job search can feel overwhelming sometimes, especially since the employment landscape has changed over the last couple of years. Social media sites like LinkedIn and Twitter can be time-consuming and so can in-person networking. Many job seekers spend all day searching job boards. It can be helpful to break down your activities into Read More

Freelance Writing Jobs At Home

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Want to try your hand at freelance writing jobs at home? Maybe you're already an experienced writer looking for a few extra jobs, or maybe you're an aspiring freelance writer yet to find your first client. Either way, I'm going to show you how to find writing jobs that you can get start in the Read More

India considering taxing over-the-top weddings

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Indian lawmaker Ranjeet Ranjan plans to introduce a bill to tax excessive weddings which the country is famous for. If the bill is passed, it would require families that spend more than $7500 (500,000 rupees) on nuptials to donate ten percent of the overall cost to a special government fund. The government will be authorized Read More

US & China on brink of trade war, warns Goldman Sachs

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The risk of an escalating trade war between the world’s two biggest economies – the US and China – is growing fast, warn analysts from Goldman Sachs as cited by Business Insider. Read more Goldman’s Andrew Tilton and Alec Phillips said in a note to clients they saw “little reason to believe” US President Donald Read More

Monster oil & gas deposits discovered in Iran – local media reports

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Iran has found a dozen new oil fields that could produce 30 billion barrels of crude and 128 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, according to Press TV quoting officials in Tehran. Read more “We have to say goodbye to (finding) such big fields as Yadavaran and Azadegan and get used to discovering smaller fields,”said Read More