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FTSE 100 slips after hitting record high, as pound extends falls

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The UK's benchmark FTSE 100 share index retreats after hitting a record intra-day high, as the pound extends falls below $1.22 and €1.10.
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Moscow, June 24, IRNA – Deputy Head of Tvel Fuel Company affiliated to Russian state company of Rosatom Oleg Grigoriev announced on Saturday that Iran’s enriched uranium has fully been exchanged with
Islamabad, June 24, IRNA -- Chinese Foreign Minister 'Wang Yi' arrived in Pakistan’s Islamabad on Saturday afternoon to discuss peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Tehran, June 24, IRNA – Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Saturday that Saudis are supporting terrorists and anti-Islamic-Revolution elements.
Islamabad, June 24, IRNA -- Pakistani Interior Minister linked rise in terrorist activities in Pakistan to opening of Afghan border, saying whenever the crossing points are opened, the country witnes
Tehran, June 24, IRNA – Deals signed between two Iranian airlines and Airbus Aerospace Company have put US President Donald Trump under pressure, said an article appeared on a US daily on Saturday.
Islamabad, June 24, IRNA – A new militant group, called 'Ansar-al Sharia Pakistan', emerges in Pakistan claiming responsibility of an attack killing four police personnel in Karachi on Friday
Baghdad, June 24, IRNA – Daesh (ISIS) terrorist group has been created by the Zionists to stir up sedition among the Arab and Muslim nations, says leader of the Union of Iraqi Sunni Scholars.
Tehran, June 24, IRNA – Iran’s envoy to Britain said the decision by the international anti money-laundering body on continuing suspension of punitive measures against Iran, will clear the way for re
Tehran, June 24, IRNA – The United Nations declared readiness to help resolve the ongoing crisis between Qatar and a number of other Persian Gulf Arab states, Western media reported on Saturday.
Tehran, June 24, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi condemned the Friday terrorist attack in the Great Mosque of the holy city of Mecca which resulted in the injuring of 11 people.
Tehran, June 24, IRNA – The continuous implementation of the landmark nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by all sides is vital, the Swedish ambassador in Tehr
SINCE their deployment in October 2016 through to June 2017, the BACTEC teams have worked on 47 minefield areas from Fox Bay, Port Howard and Goose Green to the Stanley area. T
Lawmaker from Yelk bloc Ararat Mirzoyan has slammed the government program as neither ambitious nor competitive.
Tehran, June 24, IRNA – Muslims across the world took part in rallies on the International Quds Day on Friday in a show of support for the Palestinian cause.
The contest for Presidency is between NDA's Ram Nath Kovind and UPA's Meira Kumar
Tehran, June 24, IRNA - The head of Iran’s atomic energy organization, one of the architects of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, has warned the US to stop upsetting the regional balance of power by si
MOSCOW — Russia’s largest toy retailer Detsky Mir plans to boost its revenue by 30 percent in 2017, Interfax new agency quoted Mikhail Shamolin, the head of Russian business conglomerate Sistema
The United States takes seriously its responsibility to support the Ukrainian people, who are working to develop their own democratic and prosperous society, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovit
Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has called for investigations into irregular and unauthorised expenditure of R148 million by Prasa to be wrapped up.
Tehran, June 24, IRNA – The international anti-money-laundering body Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said on Friday that it would continue suspension of its punitive measures against Iran due to t
The Trump administration has taken little meaningful action to prevent Russian hacking, leaking and disruption in the next national election in 2018, despite warnings from intelligence officials that
A senior Cong leader said the Oppn's presidential pick Meira Kumar might also pay a visit to Lucknow
A CBC crew got special permission to use a drone to shoot footage of some of Ottawa's— and Canada's — most iconic landmarks. Here's a glimpse of what
If BJP's nominee believes that Muslims and Christians are aliens, he will set off a controversy
North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun published an article Friday showing hundreds of women in the country wearing colorful dresses and marching in central Pyongyang, promising revenge against t
Damascus, June 24, IRNA – At least four people were killed and 30 others injured in a terrorist bomb explosion in Aleppo, Syria, it was reported Saturday morning.
A session of the General Assembly of the Intra-European Organization of Tax Administrations (IOTA), uniting tax departments of European countries, will discuss in Kyiv on June 29-30 changes in tax pol
Islamabad, June 24, IRNA – International Quds Day was hit by deadly terrorist attacks across Pakistan claiming ovre 40 lives and injuring dozens more.
MOSCOW – The State Duma adopted a bill banning the use of means of bypassing the blocking of the access to the forbidden websites, the so-called ‘anonymizers’, in Russia on the first
In the light of the damning #GuptaEmails a commission of inquiry into state capture will force those implicated to own up, Gwede Mantashe said.
The Gerard Comeau case, which will be heard at the Supreme Court, could change everything. It depends on how willing the high justices are to upend o
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the looming retirement of RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson is as good a time as any to consider rejigging the
As cabinet ministers head back to their ridings this summer, a senior government official says they can do so secure in the knowledge that they won't
Tehran, June 24, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Saturday:

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