The historic centre of his city is devastated and he has little money for repairs. But for Mosul’s chief administrator there’s an even bigger worry: If more help doesn’t arrive, Sunni grievances against the Shi’ite government in Baghdad may rise again.
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Suicide bomber kills at least 29 near shrine in Afghan capital
A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shi'ite shrine in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people and wounding dozens, officials said, as the Afghan capital celebrated the Nawruz holiday marking the start of the Persian new year.
Bayer wins EU approval for $62.5 billion Monsanto buy
German conglomerate Bayer won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $62.5 billion buy of U.S. peer Monsanto, the last of a trio of mega mergers that will reshape the agrochemicals industry.
Exclusive: Kaspersky Lab plans Swiss data center to combat spying allegations - documents
Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab plans to open a data center in Switzerland to address Western government concerns that Russia exploits its anti-virus software to spy on customers, according to internal documents seen by Reuters.
EU proposes online turnover tax for big tech firms
The European Commission proposed rules on Wednesday to make digital companies pay their fair share of tax, with U.S. tech giants such as Google , Facebook and Amazon set to foot a large chunk of the bill.
Equities, dollar slip as Fed rate path jitters build
World shares were flat on Wednesday and the dollar eased off three-week highs as investors marked time before a likely hike in U.S. interest rates and awaited guidance on how many more to expect for this year.
Despite warning signs, Trump says Republicans can keep House
Despite signs that Democrats are in a strong position, U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to beat expectations and keep the House of Representatives in Republican control in the mid-term elections in November.
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