WikiLeaks' Assange says to leave Ecuador embassy, accept arrest if loses UN case

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he took refuge in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, and accept arrest on Friday if a UN panel investigating his case rules against him, he said in a statement.

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Banker's accounts said to be frozen in Singapore 1MDB probe

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A private banker at Grupo BTG Pactual SA’s Singapore unit had his bank accounts frozen and was questioned in a probe related to a debt-ridden Malaysian government investment fund, according to people familiar with the case.

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Islamic State video purports to show Paris attackers, threatens Britain

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Islamic State video purports to show Paris attackers, threatens Britain

A video published on Sunday by the media center of Islamic State purported to show images and last statements of nine of the people who took part in the Paris attacks that killed 130 people on Nov. 13.

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Thai tycoons said to compete for Casino's Southeast Asia units

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Thai tycoons said to compete for Casino's Southeast Asia units

Some of Thailand’s richest families are preparing to compete for the Southeast Asian operations of French supermarket operator Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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China military reports landing drills days after Taiwan election

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A Chinese military unit based in a city that lies opposite self-ruled Taiwan has carried out live fire exercises and landing drills, state television reported just days after an independence-leaning opposition party won elections in Taiwan.

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Privatisation to sustain Vietnam's deals blitz

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Privatisation to sustain Vietnam's deals blitz

Foreign firms are set to capitalise on Vietnam's privatisation drive and buy into assets such as Vinamilk and Mobifone to gain exposure to its fast-growing economy this year, boosting M&A deals that already hit a record US$4 billion in 2015.

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Apple expected to cut iPhone 6S, 6S Plus production – Nikkei

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Apple expected to cut iPhone 6S, 6S Plus production – Nikkei

Apple Inc is expected to cut production of its latest iPhone models by about 30 percent in the January-March quarter due to mounting inventories, the Nikkei reported, rattling the nerves of investors in the U.S. giant's Asian suppliers.

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India's Modi wants to revamp cabinet, but can't find the people

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India's Modi wants to revamp cabinet, but can't find the people

After a drubbing in a state poll in November, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to overhaul his cabinet to weed out underperformers and improve his government's image. Problem is, several sources said, he can't find the right replacements.

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Man pulled out alive from China mudslide after three days

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Man pulled out alive from China mudslide after three days

A man was pulled out alive from rubble in a southern Chinese city on December 23, more than 60 hours after a waste heap collapsed and buried dozens of buildings in mud and construction debris, state media said.

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If Americans can do, so can Japan

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If Americans can do, so can Japan

Prof. Tran Van Tho, a lecturer at Waseda University in Japan, has sent to VietNamNet his analysis of the achievements and the problems of the Vietnamese economy after 30 years of reform, the challenges that Vietnam faces, and the ideas for a new stage of development of the country. VietNamNet presents this article as a comment on the draft documents of the 12th National Party Congress.

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Vilified for drug pricing, CEO Shkreli busted for securities fraud

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Vilified for drug pricing, CEO Shkreli busted for securities fraud

Martin Shkreli, the boyish pharmaceutical entrepreneur who caused a public uproar after he drastically raised the price of a life-saving prescription drug, was arrested on Thursday for engaging in what U.S. prosecutors said was a Ponzi-like scheme at his former hedge fund and a pharmaceutical company he previously headed.

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Exclusive: US supplies Syrian fighters ahead of push for Islamic State town

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Exclusive: US supplies Syrian fighters ahead of push for Islamic State town

The United States has delivered a fresh supply of ammunition to Syrian Arab fighters ahead of an expected stiff battle with Islamic State as they push toward the Syrian town of al-Shadadi, a key logistics hub for the group, US officials tell Reuters.

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Japan, South Korea stick to coal despite global climate deal

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Less than a week since signing the global climate deal in Paris, Japan and South Korea are pressing ahead with plans to open scores of new coal-fired power plants, casting doubt on the strength of their commitment to cutting CO2 emissions.

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Zombies appear in U.S. oilfields as crude plumbs new lows

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Zombies appear in U.S. oilfields as crude plumbs new lows

Drained by a 17-month crude rout, some U.S. shale oil companies are merely hanging on for life as oil prices lurch further away from levels that allow them to profitably drill new wells and bring in enough cash to keep them in business.

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In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools

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In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools

Since last month, U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State's oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up campaign of economic warfare that the United States estimates has cut the group's black-market earnings from oil by about a third.

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