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UK's FTSE slips off record highs as miners retreat

LONDON, March 6 - Britain's top share index retreated on Friday after posting its highest-ever close in the previous session, with a pullback in mining stocks weighing on the market.

10:41pm IST

UPDATE 3-Latvia proposes compromise 2019 start to EU carbon reforms

* Poland says 8 EU member states opposed to 2019 start (Updates with comment from Poland's climate envoy)

10:39pm IST

UPDATE 3-South Sudan peace talks break up, mediator berates leaders

* Growing frustration over lack of progress (Adds mediator comments)

10:35pm IST

Regulator muddies waters in Saint-Gobain's battle to buy Sika

ZURICH/PARIS, March 6 - A clause used by Saint-Gobain in its battle for chemicals company Sika has been declared valid by the Swiss takeover watchdog, but the regulator declined to rule on whether it can be used to take control without a full bid.

9:44pm IST

Kazakh president hints he may seek to emulate Singapore's Lee

ASTANA, March 6 - Kazakhstan's veteran leader, widely expected to seek re-election in a snap poll next month, hinted on Friday he might yet decide to step down but keep the Central Asian nation under his control, citing Singapore's "founding father" as an example.

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