Myanmar security forces opened fire killing nine people during protests against the military coup, a day after a regional diplomatic push to end the month-long crisis made little headway.
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Kremlin shrugs off impact of U.S./EU sanctions, but pledges retaliation
The Kremlin on Wednesday played down the impact of sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union over Moscow's treatment of opposition politician Alexei Navalny, but said it would retaliate with reciprocal measures.
Islamic State says it killed female media workers in east Afghanistan
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed three female media workers in eastern Afghanistan.
Euro zone in double-dip recession but optimism abounded in February
The euro zone economy is almost certainly in a double-dip recession as COVID-19 lockdowns continue to hammer the services industry, but hopes for a wider vaccine rollout has driven optimism to a three-year peak, a survey showed on Wednesday.
UK's Sunak to promise 'whatever it takes' in new COVID budget plan
Britain's finance minister Rishi Sunak will promise on Wednesday to do "whatever it takes", including a five-month extension of a huge jobs rescue plan, to steer the economy through what he hopes will be the final months of COVID restrictions.
Stocks climb as Treasuries stabilise
Global shares gained on Wednesday, with European indexes echoing positive moves in Asia, as a retreat in U.S. Treasury yields fuelled demand for riskier assets and weakened the dollar.
As U.S. interview nears, Meghan and Harry won't tango with UK tabloids
Britain's Prince Harry and American wife Meghan decided long ago they would not play the traditional royal media "game", and on Sunday they depart from the norms of engagement again with an in-depth interview with U.S. chat show host Oprah Winfrey.
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