Three scientists on shortlist to appear on new Scottish banknote

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Three scientists on shortlist to appear on new Scottish banknote

Royal Bank of Scotland has named three Scottish scientists -- two men and one woman -- on the shortlist of candidates to appear on its first plastic 10 pound ($14) note.

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Google tax deal may be next in line for EU probe, Vestager says

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Google tax deal may be next in line for EU probe, Vestager says

European Union competition chief Margrethe Vestager said Thursday morning she’s ready to investigate Google parent Alphabet Inc.’s 130 million-pound ($185.5 million) tax deal with the U.K. if there are complaints. It didn’t take long for the first to surface.

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At least seven killed in Turkish 'cleansing' operation

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Turkish troops pound the town of Cizre in what the government describes as an operation to "cleanse" the area of militants.

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Coalition planes pound ISIS in Iraq's Ramadi to aid attack, TV says

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Coalition planes pound ISIS in Iraq's Ramadi to aid attack, TV says

Coalition air forces pounded positions held by Islamic State in Ramadi on December 24, Iraqi military statements said, in support of government troops seeking to retake the western Iraqi city and push on to drive the militants from key population centers.

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Turkish tanks pound Kurdish militants in week-long military campaign

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Turkish tanks pound Kurdish militants in week-long military campaign

Turkish tanks on December 22 pounded Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in Cizre, a southeastern town at the heart of a military operation that the army said has killed 127 Kurdish militants in a week.

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UN sees progress in Yemen talks but urgent need for full ceasefire

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UN sees progress in Yemen talks but urgent need for full ceasefire

Yemen's warring parties have agreed on a broad framework for ending their war at talks in Switzerland but they first have to agree a permanent ceasefire, after a week-long truce was widely violated, the United Nations said on December 20.

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No impacts on Vietnam as China’s yuan joins IMF basket: experts

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No impacts on Vietnam as China’s yuan joins IMF basket: experts

The recent admission of China’s yuan into the International Monetary Fund’s benchmark currency basket will have no immediate impact on Vietnam, experts have said.

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Cameron pledges army upgrade amid focus on security

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Prime Minister David Cameron will announce plans Monday to boost Britain’s military equipment budget by 12 billion pounds ($18 billion), the latest in a range of government commitments to fight terrorism and other security threats as Europe remains on a state of high alert.

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Russia faces ban from athletics for widespread doping offences

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Russia faces ban from athletics for widespread doping offences

Russia could be banned from international athletics, including the 2016 Olympic Games, after an anti-doping commission report on Monday alleged widespread corruption and collusion that added up to a state-sponsored drugs culture in a sporting superpower.

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5 dead as heavy rains pound Egypt's Alexandria

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5 dead as heavy rains pound Egypt's Alexandria

Torrential rains lashed Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria Sunday, killing five people, including two children and the captain of a ship who was trapped in his car by floodwaters, officials said.

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China - "penny wise, pound foolish"

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China - 'penny wise, pound foolish'

VietNamNet Bridge - State Councilor of China Yang Jiechi and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on October 8, met the US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Beijing.

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Dollar little changed against euro, yen little changed against euro, yen

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Dollar little changed against euro, yen little changed against euro, yen

The dollar was little changed against the euro and the yen on Wednesday, while the pound rallied on solid economic data on the eve of the Bank of England's policy decision.

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Asia trade deal unites U.S. Gulf and Vietnamese shrimpers in worry

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Asia trade deal unites U.S. Gulf and Vietnamese shrimpers in worry

Savun Sim looked dejected as a large plastic vacuum hose sucked 2,600 pounds of wild Gulf of Mexico shrimp from his trawler's ice hold.

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Pro-Hadi forces recapture southern base

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Saudi-led air strikes pound Yemen as forces loyal to the exiled president retake a southern air and military base.

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Starbucks starts selling Vietnamese coffee at US stores

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Starbucks starts selling Vietnamese coffee at US stores

Photo credit: Starbucks

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