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Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo

Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo

At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said.

More than 50 believed killed in collapse at Myanmar jade mine

More than 50 believed killed in collapse at Myanmar jade mine

More than 50 people were feared to have been killed in Myanmar when jade miners and machinery were buried under a mound of tailings late on Monday, a member of parliament and a rescue worker said.

German bond scarcity a key factor in ECB QE extension debate

German bond scarcity a key factor in ECB QE extension debate

The growing scarcity of German government bonds makes any major extension of the European Central Bank’s asset buying scheme difficult and this will be a key consideration when policymakers decide whether to extend the buys, three sources told Reuters.

5th Karwa taxi franchisee may start operations soon

5th Karwa taxi franchisee may start operations soon

Qatar may get another taxi operator as transport company Mowasalat has invited bids for another franchisee from interested parties under the Karwa Franchise Programme. This will be the fifth taxi franchisee of Karwa to enter the local market.

Erdogan slams Europe as support rises

Erdogan slams Europe as support rises

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cast Europe as a “centre of Nazism” yesterday, entering the final 10 days of campaigning for a historic referendum on a wave of nationalism, with the latest poll suggesting support is swinging in his favour.

11 killed in two gold mine accidents in central China

11 killed in two gold mine accidents in central China

Accidents at two neighbouring gold mines in central China's Henan province killed 11 people on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.

Eight dead, scores missing after India mine collapse

Eight dead, scores missing after India mine collapse

At least eight workers were killed and scores more feared trapped on Friday after a massive mound of earth caved in at a coal mine in eastern India.

Saudi oil exports hit lowest level in 6 months as refineries buy less

Saudi oil exports hit lowest level in 6 months as refineries buy less

Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest crude exporter, cut shipments in April to the lowest level in six months as overseas refineries bought less due to seasonal maintenance and the kingdom burned more oil at home to power air conditioners.

Brexit could start EU 'disintegration', Germany warns

Brexit could start EU 'disintegration', Germany warns

The foreign ministers of Germany and France Wednesday cautioned against a Brexit vote, with Berlin's top envoy warning it could eventually lead to the "disintegration" of the European Union.

Turkey police seize 'Kadhafi's dagger' in Istanbul: report

Turkey police seize 'Kadhafi's dagger' in Istanbul: report

Turkish police have seized a jewel-encrusted ivory dagger said to have belonged to Libya's late leader Moamer Kadhafi and which was going to be sold for millions of dollars ...

Spieth says no Masters slump after missing Players cut

Spieth says no Masters slump after missing Players cut

World number two Jordan Spieth missed the cut Saturday at the US PGA Players Championship, his first event since squandering a back-nine Sunday to lose last month’s Masters.

World’s biggest oil market too tied to Mideast to end addiction

World’s biggest oil market too tied to Mideast to end addiction

Even in a world awash with crude, buyers in the world’s biggest oil market can’t seem to escape their addiction to Middle East supplies.