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Tianjin bans straw burning in anti-pollution effort

Tianjin bans straw burning in anti-pollution effort

In January, Beijing established an environmental police force to monitor violations of current air pollution laws.

South Africa recognizes Barrow as Gambian president

South Africa recognizes Barrow as Gambian president

Barrow was sworn in at the Gambian embassy in Dakar, Senegal.

Russia’s State Duma approves Turkey pipeline

Russia’s State Duma approves Turkey pipeline

The pipeline replaces one initially planned through the Balkans but scrapped due to the conflict in the Ukraine.

China’s GDP growth at 6.7% in 2016 – NBS

China’s GDP growth at 6.7% in 2016 – NBS

But industrial output growth slowed for the year, down to 6 per cent from 6.1 percent in 2015.

Brazil: Armed police end prison riot in northeast

Brazil: Armed police end prison riot in northeast

The military will be used to help police search the prisons for cellphones, drugs and weapons.

ECB keeps interest rates steady

ECB keeps interest rates steady

But inflation has started to become a worry in the Eurozone as it speeds toward the ECB's two per cent goal.

Russian, Turkish fighter jets in joint anti-ISIL op

Russian, Turkish fighter jets in joint anti-ISIL op

The joint operation marks a remarkable turnaround in Russo-Turkish ties.

Yellen: Fed nearing its goals

Yellen: Fed nearing its goals

It makes sense to gradually reduce the level of monetary policy support, she said.

Oil to hover around $50 average in 2017 – Saudi Arabia

Oil to hover around $50 average in 2017 – Saudi Arabia

International benchmark Brent Crude fell 1.35 per cent on Wednesday to $54.72 a barrel.

Snowden thanks Obama for commuting Manning’s sentence

Snowden thanks Obama for commuting Manning’s sentence

Snowden, who has pleaded for Manning's clemency, thanked Obama in a Tweet early Wednesday.

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