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Uganda’s Museveni declared winner of presidential poll: election commission

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Elections posters of Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni are seen on a street in Kampala, Uganda January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Baz Ratner KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s election commission on Saturday declared incumbent Yoweri Museveni the winner of the presidential election, extending his 35-year rule as his main rival alleged fraud and urged......

Uganda’s Museveni in commanding election lead, rival alleges fraud

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KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s long-time leader Yoweri Museveni held a commanding lead in a presidential election according to partial results on Saturday morning, with final results expected later in the day, though his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud. Electoral campaign posters of Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni hang on......

France toughens COVID-19 testing rules for non-EU travellers

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FILE PHOTO: Orange and green lanes for entry into France and the EU are seen on the road as new customs infrastructure for Brexit at Eurotunnel terminal in Coquelles, near Calais, France, December 31, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol PARIS (Reuters) – People travelling from non-EU countries to France will no longer......

Uganda’s President Museveni has early lead in election, preliminary results show

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Elections posters of Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni are seen on a street in Kampala, Uganda January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Baz Ratner KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni took an early lead in the presidential election race, according to preliminary results released on Friday morning by the electoral commission. With 13.6%......

Analysis: Dollar bears grow cautious as U.S. yields rise

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By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed, Ritvik Carvalho NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – A rally in U.S. yields is clouding the outlook for one of the market’s most popular trades: betting against the dollar. FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/File......

EU watchdog says some banks trying to circumvent rules after Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – Some banks outside the European Union are trying to circumvent rules on offering investment services to customers in the bloc, the European Securities and Markets Authority said on Wednesday. “With the end of the UK transition period on 31 December 2020, some questionable practices by firms around......

REUTERS NEXT-ECB forecasts still stand if lockdowns lift by end-March, Lagarde says

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FRANKFURT, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank’s forecast of an economic rebound this year still stands despite fresh restrictions to activity in several euro zone countries, provided those measures are lifted by end-March, ECB President Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday. “I think our last projections in December are......

FOREX-Dollar buoyed as Treasury yields stabilise

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* Dollar index trades higher * Sterling gains * Euro, Aussie and Kiwi down * Graphic: World FX rates tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Stabilising U.S. Treasury yields helped the dollar trade back in positive teritory on Wednesday, though investors remained bearish on the currency’s near-term prospects. Benchmark 10-year......

Exclusive: U.S. tells European companies they face sanctions risk on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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By Timothy Gardner, Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department this month told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face the risk of sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against......

Italy’s Conte faces showdown with aggrieved coalition party

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ROME (Reuters) – Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte faced a cabinet showdown on Tuesday with a small coalition partner that could bring down his government and unleash political chaos on Italy as it struggles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wearing a protective face mask......

French resorts ask: will COVID write off whole ski season?

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CHAMONIX, France (Reuters) – Business owners at France’s Chamonix ski resort, their earnings slashed because of the COVID-19 lockdown, are worried they might not be able to welcome back skiers at all before the snows melt and the season ends. French ski resorts were prevented from opening their cable cars......

Scotland’s seafood exporters dealt new post-Brexit blow

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LONDON (Reuters) – The post-Brexit woes facing Scotland’s fishing industry deepened on Saturday as its biggest logistics provider, DFDS Scotland, said it would halt exports to the European Union through one of its main services until at least Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A fishing boat is seen at Oban harbor in......

Scotland’s seafood exporters dealt new post-Brexit blow

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LONDON (Reuters) – The post-Brexit woes facing Scotland’s fishing industry deepened on Saturday as its biggest logistics provider, DFDS Scotland, said it would halt exports to the European Union through one of its main services until at least Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A fishing boat is seen at Oban harbor in......

Northern Ireland-Britain supply chain at risk of collapse, hauliers warn

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FILE PHOTO: A lorry passes a Brexit themed poster on the road close to the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland near Newry, Northern Ireland, December 31, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble DUBLIN (Reuters) – The supply chain between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom is a “boat breakdown”......

Dollar holds above 2018 lows ahead of U.S. jobs report

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LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar held above a 2018 low against other major currencies on Friday ahead of fresh U.S. jobs data likely to give clues on the extent of fiscal stimulus needed to prop up the coronavirus-hit economy. FILE PHOTO: U.S. dollars and other world currencies lie in a......

Scottish fishermen halt EU exports over Brexit delays

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FILE PHOTO: View of fishing boats and a net in the coastal town of Macduff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Britain October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Alexander Smith LONDON (Reuters) – Many Scottish fishermen have halted exports to European Union markets after post-Brexit bureaucracy added days to their delivery times and hundreds of pounds to......

The EU just sold human rights down the river for minor commercial gains in China

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Jorge González-Gallarza Twenty-twenty was the year that saw Xi Jinping’s geopolitical lawlessness and domestic abuses peak. Yet the year ended with a gratuitous European Union giveaway to Beijing in the form of a one-sided, opaque and deceptive investment deal. The Europeans betrayed their American ally, not to mention their own......

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan. 7 – Reuters UK

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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan. 7 Reuters UK Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock Photos...

EU stance on financial services after Brexit is “problematic” – BoE’s Bailey

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FILE PHOTO: Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey poses for a photograph on the first day of his new role at the Central Bank in London, Britain March 16, 2020. Tolga Akmen/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said on Wednesday that the European Union’s......

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