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Cricket World Cup 2015

 

Asian stocks hover near 2-year highs on U.S. optimism, euro steady

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HONG KONG Asian stocks extended gains for a fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, as renewed optimism about the world's biggest economy brightened the outlook for risk assets while the euro held on to previous gains as political concerns in France ebbed.

Wipro growth forecast hit by healthcare, weak retail

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Wipro Ltd, India's third-biggest software services exporter, said cancellations of healthcare projects and weak retail spending in its key U.S. market would hit revenue growth.

Shapoor Mistry resigns from Indian Hotels board

NEW DELHI Shapoor Mistry, the elder brother of former Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry, has resigned as a director of the board of Indian Hotels Co, the company said on Tuesday.

Indian farmers should pay tax, adviser says, challenging government

NEW DELHI A senior adviser to the Indian government proposed on Tuesday that farmers pay tax, in remarks that challenged government policy in a country of 1.3 billion people where there are only 37 million income tax payers.

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U.S. judge blocks Trump order to restrict funding for 'sanctuary cities'

SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. | Video

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Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is proposing to slash the corporate income tax rate and offer multinational businesses a steep tax break on overseas profits brought into the United States, officials said late on Tuesday.

Cashless society getting closer, survey finds

LONDON More than a third of Europeans and Americans would be happy to go without cash and rely on electronic forms of payment if they could, and at least 20 percent already pretty much do so, a study showed on Wednesday.

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Erdogan says Turkey won't wait at Europe's door forever

ANKARA Turkey will not wait at Europe's door forever and is ready to walk away from EU accession talks if rising Islamophobia and hostility from some member states persist, President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters in a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday.

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Chelsea calm nerves and extend lead with win over Southampton

LONDON Buoyant Chelsea extended their Premier League lead and calmed nerves at Stamford Bridge with a 4-2 win over Southampton on Tuesday that moved them seven points clear of their nearest pursuers Tottenham Hotspur.

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U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

SEOUL The U.S. military started moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid high tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes.

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South Africa

South Africa

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Australia

Australia

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West Indies

West Indies

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India

India

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Pakistan

Pakistan

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh

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