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  • Clive Palmer wins millions in damages from former Chinese partners

    Court rules that CITIC must pay the former MP’s Mineralogy company $74.7m to settle their dispute over an iron ore joint venture Clive Palmer has won millions of dollars in damages in his long-running legal battle against his estranged Chinese joint-venture partner in Western Australia. Palmer’s company, Mineralogy, had disputed calculations for royalty payments from the multi-billion dollar Sino Iron project, which Chinese firm CITIC built and operates, drawing ore from Mineralogy-owned land....

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  • Germany's SPD says open to coalition talks with other parties

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) are ready to hold talks with other parties on breaking political deadlock created by Chancellor Angela Merkel's failure to form a coalition government, a senior member of the centre-left party said.

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  • Germany's SPD says open to coalition talks with other parties

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) are ready to hold talks with other parties on breaking political deadlock created by Chancellor Angela Merkel's failure to form a coalition government, a senior member of the center-left party said.

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  • Canadian firm to face historic legal case over alleged labour abuses in Eritrea

    Appeals court rules against mining company Nevsun Resources, clearing way for workers to have claims of human rights violations heard in Canadian court A Canadian mining company has lost its bid to block a lawsuit accusing it of human rights abuses against miners in Eritrea after a ruling by an appeals court in British Columbia. The decision, against Nevsun Resources, paves the way for a groundbreaking legal challenge that links the Vancouver company to allegations of modern slavery. Continue...

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  • Mugabe granted immunity, assured of safety in Zimbabwe: sources

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday.

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  • Mugabe granted immunity, assured of safety in Zimbabwe: sources

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday.

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  • Mugabe granted immunity, assured of safety in Zimbabwe: sources

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal: sources

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal: sources

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal: sources

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday.

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  • Russian billionaire senator under investigation in France

    Resources magnate Suleiman Kerimov was arrested in Nice on suspicion of aggravated laundering of tax fraud proceeds A French judge has placed the Russian businessman and senator Suleiman Kerimov, whose interests the Kremlin has pledged to defend, under formal investigation after his arrest in a tax evasion case. The investigation, a step that often but not always leads to a trial in the French legal system, was opened on suspicion of aggravated laundering of tax fraud proceeds, a crime that...

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  • "The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.

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  • "The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.

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  • 'The people have spoken,' Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa tells cheering crowd

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is due to be sworn in to replace Robert Mugabe as president on Friday, told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy.

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  • Gold mining firms set aside $360 million for South Africa silicosis law suit

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Six gold mining firms, including Anglo American, have made a 5 billion rand ($361 million) provision to settle a class action law suit with thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung diseases while working in South African mines, an industry document said on Wednesday.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power, state broadcaster ZBC reported on Wednesday.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power, state broadcaster ZBC reported on Wednesday.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power, state broadcaster ZBC reported on Wednesday.

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