Turkey-backed Syrian rebels seize two villages from Kurdish-allied forces -monitor
BEIRUT, Aug 28 Turkey-backed Syrian rebels captured two villages from forces allied to the Kurdish-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
China launches state-owned aircraft engine maker -state media
BEIJING, Aug 28 China has set up a state-owned aircraft engine maker with registered capital of 50 billion yuan ($7.50 billion), state television said on Sunday, in the latest bid to develop home-grown, high-tech capacities to compete in international markets.
SNB's Maechler currently sees no scope to lift negative rates - interview
ZURICH, Aug 28 The Swiss National Bank remains committed to negative interest rates and currently sees no opportunity to lift the policy, governing board member Andrea Maechler told Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick.