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DUBAI Irans powerful Revolutionary Guards warned antigovernment protesters on Monday of action if unrest over gasoline price hikes does not cease state media said hinting at a harsh security crackdown NegativeDUBAI Irans powerful Revolutionary Guards warned antigovernment protesters on Monday of action if unrest over gasoline price hikes does not cease state media said hinting at a harsh security crackdown http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-gasoline-protests/irans-guards-warn-of-decisive-action-if-unrest-continues-idUSKBN1XS1BU2019-11-19
DUBAI The Saudiled coalition fighting the Iranaligned Houthi movement in Yemen said on Monday the Houthis had seized a vessel towing a South Korean drilling rig at the southern end of the Red Sea NeutralDUBAI The Saudiled coalition fighting the Iranaligned Houthi movement in Yemen said on Monday the Houthis had seized a vessel towing a South Korean drilling rig at the southern end of the Red Sea http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/saudi-led-coalition-says-yemens-houthis-seize-ship-in-red-sea-idUSKBN1XS1ZG2019-11-19
DUBAI Yemeni Houthi forces seized a suspect in the Red Sea but will release it if it proves to belong to South Korea after legal procedures are completed a senior Houthi official said on Monday NeutralDUBAI Yemeni Houthi forces seized a suspect in the Red Sea but will release it if it proves to belong to South Korea after legal procedures are completed a senior Houthi official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-navy/yemens-houthis-seize-vessel-in-red-sea-official-idUSKBN1XS26W2019-11-19
DUBAI Two Saudi male journalists who say the authorities revealed their romantic relationship in retaliation for contacts one of them had with foreign media have been detained in Australia after seeking asylum last month their lawyer told Reuters NegativeDUBAI Two Saudi male journalists who say the authorities revealed their romantic relationship in retaliation for contacts one of them had with foreign media have been detained in Australia after seeking asylum last month their lawyer told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-saudi-asylum/saudi-journalists-who-say-they-were-outed-as-gay-held-in-australian-asylum-center-idUSKBN1XS2512019-11-19
SHANGHAI China reported a third case of bubonic plague on Sunday after two other plague cases were revealed last week but the disease remains rare despite its fearsome reputation and authorities say the cases appear unrelated NegativeSHANGHAI China reported a third case of bubonic plague on Sunday after two other plague cases were revealed last week but the disease remains rare despite its fearsome reputation and authorities say the cases appear unrelated http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-plague-explainer/explainer-dont-panic-about-chinas-black-death-plague-cases-idUSKBN1XS0S62019-11-19
SHANGHAI China has begun construction on two new reactor units at the Changjiang nuclear project on the island province of Hainan off the countrys southeast coast state media reported on Monday following a signing ceremony PositiveSHANGHAI China has begun construction on two new reactor units at the Changjiang nuclear project on the island province of Hainan off the countrys southeast coast state media reported on Monday following a signing ceremony http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-nuclearpower/china-begins-construction-on-two-new-reactors-in-hainan-state-media-idUSKBN1XS0RD2019-11-19
DUBAI France and Germany have reached an agreement on their joint fighter program and are expected to award a contract to demonstrate the validity of the planned technology by January Dassault Aviation chief executive said on Monday PositiveDUBAI France and Germany have reached an agreement on their joint fighter program and are expected to award a contract to demonstrate the validity of the planned technology by January Dassault Aviation chief executive said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-emirates-airshow-dassault-avi/demonstrator-contract-for-franco-german-fighter-jet-project-expected-by-january-idUSKBN1XS10D2019-11-19
DUBAI The United States could impose sanctions on Egypt and block it from future military sales if it goes ahead with a purchase of Russian warplanes a U.S. official said on Monday NegativeDUBAI The United States could impose sanctions on Egypt and block it from future military sales if it goes ahead with a purchase of Russian warplanes a U.S. official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-emirates-airshow-usa-egypt/egypt-risks-u-s-sanctions-over-russian-fighter-jet-deal-u-s-official-idUSKBN1XS2032019-11-19
DUBAI Nov 18 Irans powerful Revolutionary Guards warned antigovernment protesters of action if unrest over gasoline price hikes do not cease state television reported on Monday NegativeDUBAI Nov 18 Irans powerful Revolutionary Guards warned antigovernment protesters of action if unrest over gasoline price hikes do not cease state television reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-gasoline-protests/irans-guards-warn-protesters-of-decisive-action-if-unrest-continues-idUSL8N27Y2OH2019-11-19
DUBAI The head of Russian Helicopters said on Sunday that India was delaying the signing of a firm agreement for purchasing 200 helicopters despite providing all information NegativeDUBAI The head of Russian Helicopters said on Sunday that India was delaying the signing of a firm agreement for purchasing 200 helicopters despite providing all information http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-emirates-airshow-russian-helicopters/russia-says-india-delaying-signing-helicopters-deal-executive-idUSKBN1XR08S2019-11-18
DUBAI Saudi Aramco is worth up to PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco is worth up to http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo/saudi-aramco-in-race-for-ipo-record-with-1-7-trillion-top-value-idUSKBN1XR07J2019-11-18
DUBAI Irans Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests which he blamed on the Islamic Republics opponents and foreign foes PositiveDUBAI Irans Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests which he blamed on the Islamic Republics opponents and foreign foes http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-gasoline-protests-khamenei/irans-khamenei-backs-fuel-price-hike-blames-sabotage-for-unrest-idUSKBN1XR0642019-11-18
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank unexpectedly trimmed a key interbank lending rate on Monday the first easing in the liquidity tool in more than four years and a signal to markets that policymakers are ready to act to prop up slowing growth NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas central bank unexpectedly trimmed a key interbank lending rate on Monday the first easing in the liquidity tool in more than four years and a signal to markets that policymakers are ready to act to prop up slowing growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-openmarket-omo/china-cuts-key-liquidity-rate-for-first-time-since-2015-idUSKBN1XS04E2019-11-18
SHANGHAI Chinas agriculture minister Han Changfu has told officials with nine regional governments to speed up their efforts to raise pig breeding numbers while adding that supportive measures from Beijing are starting to take effect NeutralSHANGHAI Chinas agriculture minister Han Changfu has told officials with nine regional governments to speed up their efforts to raise pig breeding numbers while adding that supportive measures from Beijing are starting to take effect http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pork/china-urges-regions-to-speed-up-pig-breeding-ahead-of-lunar-new-year-idUSKBN1XS03K2019-11-18
TAIPEI China has sailed a carrier group into the sensitive Taiwan Strait led by its first domestically build aircraft carrier as election campaigning kicked into high gear on the selfruled island on Sunday NegativeTAIPEI China has sailed a carrier group into the sensitive Taiwan Strait led by its first domestically build aircraft carrier as election campaigning kicked into high gear on the selfruled island on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-elections/china-sails-carrier-group-through-taiwan-strait-as-election-campaign-picks-up-pace-idUSKBN1XR0732019-11-18
DUBAI Nov 17 Irans Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the sharp gasoline price rises that have sparked countrywide protests which he blamed on the Islamic Republics opponents and by foreign foes NegativeKhamenei backs fuel price hikes http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-gasoline-protests/update-3-irans-khamenei-backs-gasoline-price-hike-blames-sabotage-for-unrest-idUSL5N27X0462019-11-18
DUBAI Boeing moved on Saturday to ease tensions with regulators over the return to service of its 737 MAX saying it was up to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and its global counterparts to approve changes to the jet in the wake of two accidents NegativeDUBAI Boeing moved on Saturday to ease tensions with regulators over the return to service of its 737 MAX saying it was up to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and its global counterparts to approve changes to the jet in the wake of two accidents http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emirates-airshow-boeing/boeing-says-timing-of-737-max-return-in-hands-of-regulators-idUSKBN1XQ0BW2019-11-17
He is part of an inaugural batch of students at a new AI programming school in Senegal one of the first in West Africa PositiveDAKAR Reuters Data analyst Fabrice Sonzahi enrolled in a course on artificial intelligence in Dakar hoping to help struggling farmers improve crop yields in his home country of Ivory Coast http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-senegal-tech/west-africa-boot-camp-seeks-artificial-intelligence-fix-for-climate-hit-farmers-idUSKBN1XQ09H2019-11-17
He plans to bring his AI skills to Ivorian startup ATA Solution which advises farmers on how to maximize scarce resources like land and water PositiveDAKAR Reuters Data analyst Fabrice Sonzahi enrolled in a course on artificial intelligence in Dakar hoping to help struggling farmers improve crop yields in his home country of Ivory Coast http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-senegal-tech/west-africa-boot-camp-seeks-artificial-intelligence-fix-for-climate-hit-farmers-idUSKBN1XQ09H2019-11-17
With AI that data could be processed to show exactly when and where farmers should add water or fertilizer and help strengthen their understanding of crop losses he said PositiveDAKAR Reuters Data analyst Fabrice Sonzahi enrolled in a course on artificial intelligence in Dakar hoping to help struggling farmers improve crop yields in his home country of Ivory Coast http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-senegal-tech/west-africa-boot-camp-seeks-artificial-intelligence-fix-for-climate-hit-farmers-idUSKBN1XQ09H2019-11-17
In Cameroon a new mobile phone app called Agrix Tech allows farmers to photograph a leaf affected by blight and then using AI diagnoses the problem and recommends treatment NegativeDAKAR Reuters Data analyst Fabrice Sonzahi enrolled in a course on artificial intelligence in Dakar hoping to help struggling farmers improve crop yields in his home country of Ivory Coast http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-senegal-tech/west-africa-boot-camp-seeks-artificial-intelligence-fix-for-climate-hit-farmers-idUSKBN1XQ09H2019-11-17
But knowledge of AI and training opportunities are slim especially in West Africa where fixes for crop failure are sorely needed said DIT director Nicolas Poussielgue NegativeDAKAR Reuters Data analyst Fabrice Sonzahi enrolled in a course on artificial intelligence in Dakar hoping to help struggling farmers improve crop yields in his home country of Ivory Coast http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-senegal-tech/west-africa-boot-camp-seeks-artificial-intelligence-fix-for-climate-hit-farmers-idUSKBN1XQ09H2019-11-17
DIT plans to launch a bachelors degree in big data and a masters in AI in 2020 each with 25 students he added PositiveDAKAR Reuters Data analyst Fabrice Sonzahi enrolled in a course on artificial intelligence in Dakar hoping to help struggling farmers improve crop yields in his home country of Ivory Coast http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-senegal-tech/west-africa-boot-camp-seeks-artificial-intelligence-fix-for-climate-hit-farmers-idUSKBN1XQ09H2019-11-17
DUBAI Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed gasoline price increases that have sparked protests across Iran blaming opponents of the Islamic Republic and foreign enemies for state television reported NegativeDUBAI Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed gasoline price increases that have sparked protests across Iran blaming opponents of the Islamic Republic and foreign enemies for state television reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-gasoline-protests-khamenei/irans-khamenei-blames-enemies-for-sabotage-in-gasoline-price-protests-idUSKBN1XR0642019-11-17
DUBAI Saudi Aramco does not plan to market its domestic initial public offering in the United States two sources familiar with the matter said NeutralDUBAI Saudi Aramco does not plan to market its domestic initial public offering in the United States two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-usa/saudi-aramco-will-not-market-ipo-in-the-united-states-sources-idUSKBN1XR0702019-11-17
DUBAI Saudi Aramco has set a price range for its listing that implies the oil giant is worth between PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco has set a price range for its listing that implies the oil giant is worth between http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo/saudi-aramco-ipo-set-to-value-company-up-to-1-7-trillion-idUSKBN1XR07J2019-11-17
DUBAI Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli told state TV on Saturday that security forces will act to restore calm if those protesting against increased gasoline prices damaged public as antigovernment protests spread across Iran NegativeDUBAI Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli told state TV on Saturday that security forces will act to restore calm if those protesting against increased gasoline prices damaged public as antigovernment protests spread across Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-gasoline-protests-minister/iranian-official-warns-protesters-that-security-forces-could-take-action-tv-idUSKBN1XQ0PS2019-11-17
CAIRO A fire has been extinguished on Saturday at Shams 1 solar field in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi with no injures reported the company said PositiveCAIRO A fire has been extinguished on Saturday at Shams 1 solar field in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi with no injures reported the company said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-solar-fire/fire-extinguished-at-shams-1-solar-field-in-abu-dhabi-no-injuries-statement-idUSKBN1XQ0O82019-11-17
DUBAI U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein said on Saturday he was hopeful a bitter dispute between Gulf Arab states could soon end and urged them to unify military capabilities as tensions with Iran simmer NegativeDUBAI U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein said on Saturday he was hopeful a bitter dispute between Gulf Arab states could soon end and urged them to unify military capabilities as tensions with Iran simmer http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-airshow-gulf-security/u-s-air-force-chief-of-staff-hopeful-gulf-crisis-will-end-soon-idUSKBN1XQ0952019-11-17
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the islands formal independence that a major Chinese paper called for his arrest NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the islands formal independence that a major Chinese paper called for his arrest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-elections/taiwan-president-chooses-running-mate-who-chinese-paper-wanted-arrested-idUSKBN1XR0732019-11-17
Beijingbased Foton a BAIC Group unit will develop electric hydrogen fuel cell and gasolineelectric trucks and vans Zhang Xiyong told a conference on Saturday PositiveBEIJING Daimlers Chinese truck venture partner Beiqi Foton Motor aims to sell 200000 new energy commercial vehicles a year by 2025 its chairman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foton-electric/chinas-foton-aims-to-sell-200000-new-energy-commercial-vehicles-by-2025-idUSKBN1XQ0682019-11-17
DUBAI Nov 17 Saudi Aramco has set a price range for its listing that implies the oil giant is worth between Positiveextraneous words from http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/saudi-aramco-ipo/refile-saudi-aramco-ipo-set-to-value-company-up-to-1-7-trln-idUSD5N25G01C2019-11-17
DUBAI Nov 16 Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli told state TV on Saturday that security forces will act to restore calm if those protesting against increased gasoline prices damaged public as antigovernment protests spread across Iran NegativeDUBAI Nov 16 Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli told state TV on Saturday that security forces will act to restore calm if those protesting against increased gasoline prices damaged public as antigovernment protests spread across Iran http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-gasoline-protests-minister/iranian-official-warns-protesters-that-security-forces-could-take-action-tv-idUSL5N27W0KO2019-11-17
CAIRO The United States on Friday called on eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to stop his offensive on the capital held by the internationally recognized government and warned against Russian interference NegativeCAIRO The United States on Friday called on eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to stop his offensive on the capital held by the internationally recognized government and warned against Russian interference http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-usa/u-s-calls-on-libyas-haftar-to-halt-tripoli-war-warns-against-russias-role-idUSKBN1XP2102019-11-16
DUBAI Iran introduced gasoline rationing and price hikes of at least 50 percent on Friday drawing sporadic protests and widespread worries over rising inflation despite official promises that the revenue would be used to help needy families NegativeDUBAI Iran introduced gasoline rationing and price hikes of at least 50 percent on Friday drawing sporadic protests and widespread worries over rising inflation despite official promises that the revenue would be used to help needy families http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-gasoline-rationing/iran-gasoline-rationing-price-hikes-draw-street-protests-idUSKBN1XO2ZE2019-11-16
DUBAI Iran is not calling for the elimination of the Jewish people but believes people of all religions should decide Israels future Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday PositiveDUBAI Iran is not calling for the elimination of the Jewish people but believes people of all religions should decide Israels future Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-iran-khamenei/khamenei-iran-not-calling-for-elimination-of-jews-wants-non-sectarian-israel-idUSKBN1XP0WP2019-11-16
JD.com has entered new businesses such as convenience stores and supermarkets and is also investing in AI to improve its logistics and advertising capabilities PositiveThe company forecast net revenue between 163 billion yuan and 168 billion yuan in the fourth quarter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jd-com-results/chinas-jd-com-beats-quarterly-revenue-estimates-shares-rise-idUSKBN1XP10N2019-11-16
SHANGHAI Chinas strongest consumer inflation in nearly eight years wont deter the central bank from cutting a key interest rate next week as slowing economic growth is a bigger concern for policymakers traders and fund managers said NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas strongest consumer inflation in nearly eight years wont deter the central bank from cutting a key interest rate next week as slowing economic growth is a bigger concern for policymakers traders and fund managers said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-lpr/surging-inflation-wont-stop-monetary-easing-in-china-analysts-idUSKBN1XP0J22019-11-16
DUBAI Iran introduced gasoline rationing and price hikes on Friday with an official saying that the revenue would be used for subsidies for 18 million needy families state television reported NegativeDUBAI Iran introduced gasoline rationing and price hikes on Friday with an official saying that the revenue would be used for subsidies for 18 million needy families state television reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-gasoline-rationing/iran-starts-gasoline-rationing-hikes-prices-state-tv-idUSKBN1XO2ZE2019-11-15
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank will conduct mediumterm lending facility operations on Friday two traders with direct knowledge of the matter said NeutralSHANGHAI Chinas central bank will conduct mediumterm lending facility operations on Friday two traders with direct knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-mlf/china-cbank-will-conduct-mlf-loan-operations-on-friday-traders-idUSKBN1XP04E2019-11-15
TAIPEI Taiwans opposition presidential candidate Han Kuoyu called on Thursday for a return to a consensus with the mainland that there is only one China but rejected Beijings formula for Hong Kongstyle one nation two unification PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans opposition presidential candidate Han Kuoyu called on Thursday for a return to a consensus with the mainland that there is only one China but rejected Beijings formula for Hong Kongstyle one nation two unification http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-opposition-candidate-calls-for-return-to-one-china-formula-idUSKBN1XO2352019-11-15
SHANGHAI Asian stocks jumped on Friday propelled by a record 500 finish and White House comments suggesting Washington and Beijing were close to striking a trade deal reviving hopes the tariff war may near an end NegativeSHANGHAI Asian stocks jumped on Friday propelled by a record 500 finish and White House comments suggesting Washington and Beijing were close to striking a trade deal reviving hopes the tariff war may near an end http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-rise-as-kudlow-comments-lift-trade-hopes-idUSKBN1XP0702019-11-15
SHANGHAI Asian stocks jumped on Friday lifted by White House comments that suggested the possibility of an imminent trade deal between Washington and Beijing which revived hopes that their tariff war may be nearing an end NeutralSHANGHAI Asian stocks jumped on Friday lifted by White House comments that suggested the possibility of an imminent trade deal between Washington and Beijing which revived hopes that their tariff war may be nearing an end http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-rise-as-kudlow-comments-lift-trade-hopes-idUSKBN1XP0702019-11-15
SHANGHAI Nov 15 Asian stocks jumped on Friday propelled by a record 500 finish and White House comments suggesting Washington and Beijing were close to striking a trade deal reviving hopes the tariff war may near an end NegativeMSCI Asia exJapan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-rise-as-kudlow-comments-lift-trade-hopes-idUSL8N27V06U2019-11-15
On Thursday Francis urged computer engineers to strengthen ways of using AI and algorithms to protect children on the internet PositiveVATICAN CITY Pope Francis said on Thursday that technology company executives and investors must be held accountable if they put profit before the protection of children including from easy access to pornography on the web http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-technology-pope-children/pope-tells-tech-companies-they-are-responsible-for-child-safety-idUSKBN1XO1TJ2019-11-15
CAIRO At least seven people were killed and 16 injured in a fire in a Nile Delta village on Wednesday evening hours after the attempted theft of gas from a pipeline caused a gas leak in the area Egypts staterun newspaper Akhbar Elyom said NegativeCAIRO At least seven people were killed and 16 injured in a fire in a Nile Delta village on Wednesday evening hours after the attempted theft of gas from a pipeline caused a gas leak in the area Egypts staterun newspaper Akhbar Elyom said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-fire/fire-after-gas-leak-in-egypt-kills-seven-injures-16-state-newspaper-idUSKBN1XN2PW2019-11-14
SHANGHAI Chinas giant Three Gorges project the worlds biggest hydropower plant in the middle reaches of the Yangtze river continues to confound policymakers tackling its massive social and environmental impact NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas giant Three Gorges project the worlds biggest hydropower plant in the middle reaches of the Yangtze river continues to confound policymakers tackling its massive social and environmental impact http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-yangtze-factbox/factbox-a-history-of-chinas-three-gorges-project-idUSKBN1XO0LN2019-11-14
SHANGHAI Chinese policymakers should pursue a proactive fiscal policy and cut interest rates to support flagging economic growth a financial magazine on Tuesday quoted Sheng Songcheng a former adviser to the Peoples Bank of China as saying NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese policymakers should pursue a proactive fiscal policy and cut interest rates to support flagging economic growth a financial magazine on Tuesday quoted Sheng Songcheng a former adviser to the Peoples Bank of China as saying http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-adviser/china-should-cut-rates-but-not-use-monetary-flooding-former-central-bank-adviser-idUSKBN1XO0KI2019-11-14
SHANGHAI Chinese health officials say the risk of an outbreak of pneumonic plague is minimal after two new cases were confirmed this week in Beijing the official China Daily said on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese health officials say the risk of an outbreak of pneumonic plague is minimal after two new cases were confirmed this week in Beijing the official China Daily said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-plague/china-says-plague-outbreak-risk-minimal-after-two-new-cases-in-beijing-idUSKBN1XN2XO2019-11-14
SHANGHAI Chinas cabinet will begin a nationwide safety crackdown on its massive chemical industry after an official investigation into a deadly plant blast that killed 78 people and injured dozens more in March NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas cabinet will begin a nationwide safety crackdown on its massive chemical industry after an official investigation into a deadly plant blast that killed 78 people and injured dozens more in March http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-chemicals/china-launches-new-crackdown-on-chemical-safety-idUSKBN1XN2WU2019-11-14
Between 2010 and 2014 at least 50 people were convicted for crimes ranging from crossdressing to a man texting I love to another man according to CAMFAIDS an advocacy group PositiveThat day I saw all the people in the stadium who used to look up to me with admiration with respect http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cameroon-lgbt-athletics/sacked-shunned-and-suicidal-the-cameroon-sports-stars-battling-anti-gay-laws-idUSKBN1XN02F2019-11-13
SHANGHAI China will ban the construction of small hydropower plants in regions that already have an electricity surplus and encourage new dams in poor and remote locations with little grid access its energy regulator said in proposals published on Wednesday PositiveSHANGHAI China will ban the construction of small hydropower plants in regions that already have an electricity surplus and encourage new dams in poor and remote locations with little grid access its energy regulator said in proposals published on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-hydropower/china-to-impose-new-restrictions-on-small-hydro-plants-idUSKBN1XN0ES2019-11-13
Ascension said it aims to use AI to help improve clinical effectiveness as well as patient safety PositiveGoogle said in a blog post on Monday that patient data cannot and will not be combined with any Google consumer data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-ascension-privacy/google-signs-healthcare-data-and-cloud-computing-deal-with-ascension-idUSKBN1XL2AT2019-11-12
Googles blog post did not mention AI but said the companies were in early on how to make better use of Ascensions data PositiveGoogle said in a blog post on Monday that patient data cannot and will not be combined with any Google consumer data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-ascension-privacy/google-signs-healthcare-data-and-cloud-computing-deal-with-ascension-idUSKBN1XL2AT2019-11-12
SHANGHAI The 41 cities of Chinas Yangtze river delta manufacturing hub will aim to cut concentrations of tiny airborne smog particles known as PM2 PositiveSHANGHAI The 41 cities of Chinas Yangtze river delta manufacturing hub will aim to cut concentrations of tiny airborne smog particles known as PM2 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution/chinas-yangtze-delta-targets-2-cut-in-tiny-smog-particles-this-winter-idUSKBN1XM0AQ2019-11-12
SHANGHAI Chinese policymakers should pursue a proactive fiscal policy and cut interest rates to support flagging economic growth a financial magazine on Tuesday quoted Sheng Songcheng an adviser to the Peoples Bank of China as saying NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese policymakers should pursue a proactive fiscal policy and cut interest rates to support flagging economic growth a financial magazine on Tuesday quoted Sheng Songcheng an adviser to the Peoples Bank of China as saying http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-adviser/china-should-cut-rates-but-not-use-monetary-flooding-central-bank-adviser-idUSKBN1XM0922019-11-12
SHANGHAI Chinas dominant ecommerce firm Alibaba Group Holding raked in billion worth of sales in the first nine hours of its annual Singles Day shopping extravaganza on Monday setting records as the event celebrates its 11th year PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas dominant ecommerce firm Alibaba Group Holding raked in billion worth of sales in the first nine hours of its annual Singles Day shopping extravaganza on Monday setting records as the event celebrates its 11th year http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singles-day-factbox/factbox-chinas-love-of-e-commerce-powers-alibabas-singles-day-idUSKBN1XL0NE2019-11-12
BUENOS AIRES Gonzalo is fascinated by the of Argentinas past in particular the roots of Peronism the most influential political movement dating back to Juan Peron and his wife Eva Peron that is now set for a return to power NegativeBUENOS AIRES Gonzalo is fascinated by the of Argentinas past in particular the roots of Peronism the most influential political movement dating back to Juan Peron and his wife Eva Peron that is now set for a return to power http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-peronism-play/shadow-of-history-as-peronism-returns-argentine-play-explores-its-darker-roots-idUSKBN1XL1672019-11-12
DUBAI Irans Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that the whereabouts of former FBI agent Robert Levinson missing since visiting Irans Kish Island in 2007 remain unknown and it denied a report that Tehran had opened a criminal case against him NegativeDUBAI Irans Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that the whereabouts of former FBI agent Robert Levinson missing since visiting Irans Kish Island in 2007 remain unknown and it denied a report that Tehran had opened a criminal case against him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-missing/iran-says-former-fbi-agent-still-missing-denies-report-of-criminal-case-idUSKBN1XK0AA2019-11-11
DUBAI Iran has discovered a new oilfield in the southwest of the country that has the potential to boost its reserves by about a third President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Iran has discovered a new oilfield in the southwest of the country that has the potential to boost its reserves by about a third President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-iran-rouhani/iran-says-finds-new-oilfield-with-53-billion-barrels-of-crude-idUSKBN1XK0832019-11-11
SHANGHAI Accumulated waste from Chinas ecommerce and express delivery sectors stands to more than quadruple by 2025 unless action is taken to rein it in green groups said on Monday as an online shopping spree known as Singles Day broke new sales records NegativeSHANGHAI Accumulated waste from Chinas ecommerce and express delivery sectors stands to more than quadruple by 2025 unless action is taken to rein it in green groups said on Monday as an online shopping spree known as Singles Day broke new sales records http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singles-day-pollution/on-singles-day-green-groups-warn-of-chinas-surge-in-packaging-waste-idUSKBN1XL0A42019-11-11
DUBAI Saudi state oil giant Aramco will sell up to 0 NeutralDUBAI Saudi state oil giant Aramco will sell up to 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo/saudi-aramco-prospectus-flags-risks-gives-few-details-on-ipo-size-idUSKBN1XJ0IP2019-11-11
DUBAI Stateowned Saudi Aramco will sell 0 NeutralDUBAI Stateowned Saudi Aramco will sell 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo/saudi-aramco-confirms-to-sell-0-5-to-retail-investors-lockup-period-for-government-idUSKBN1XJ0IP2019-11-10
DUBAI Saudi Aramco is looking to sell up to 0 NeutralDUBAI Saudi Aramco is looking to sell up to 0 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-retail/saudi-aramco-targets-sale-of-0-5-of-oil-firm-to-retail-investors-in-ipo-sources-idUSKBN1XJ0AW2019-11-10
DUBAI Kuwait plans to increase crude oil exports to China to more than 600000 barrels per day in 2020 state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday citing Kuwait Petroleum Corps Deputy Managing Director for Global Marketing Sheikh Khalid AlSabah PositiveDUBAI Kuwait plans to increase crude oil exports to China to more than 600000 barrels per day in 2020 state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday citing Kuwait Petroleum Corps Deputy Managing Director for Global Marketing Sheikh Khalid AlSabah http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-oil-china/kuwait-plans-to-increase-oil-exports-to-china-kuna-idUSKBN1XJ03P2019-11-10
DUBAI Nov 10 Saudi state oil giant Aramco will sell 0 Neutraldetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/saudi-aramco-ipo/update-1-saudi-aramco-prospectus-flags-risks-gives-few-details-on-ipo-size-idUSL8N27P0W42019-11-10
Mark Konyn chief investment officer at AIA said he didnt expect Chinese equities to match this years gains in 2020 but it will be a reasonable year PositiveKONG Trade wars and softer growth are unlikely to dissuade global investors from diving into the worlds secondlargest economy as they seek better returns participants in the Reuters Global Investment Outlook 2020 Summit said this week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-investment-summit-china/global-investors-flock-to-china-undeterred-by-trade-war-idUSKBN1XI0QG2019-11-09
DUBAI Nov 8 Iran has confirmed that its forces shot down a drone on Friday and said it belonged to a foreign country state news agency IRNA reported NegativeDUBAI Nov 8 Iran has confirmed that its forces shot down a drone on Friday and said it belonged to a foreign country state news agency IRNA reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-drone-confirmation/iran-confirms-downing-of-drone-says-it-belonged-to-foreign-country-irna-idUSL8N27O3FD2019-11-09
NAIROBI Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday approved a data protection law which complies with European Union legal standards as it looks to bolster investment in its information technology sector PositiveNAIROBI Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday approved a data protection law which complies with European Union legal standards as it looks to bolster investment in its information technology sector http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-kenya-dataprotection/kenya-passes-data-protection-law-crucial-for-tech-investments-idUSKBN1XI1O12019-11-09
DUBAI Iran said on Thursday it had resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow nuclear plant stepping further away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after the United States pulled out of it NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Thursday it had resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow nuclear plant stepping further away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after the United States pulled out of it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-uranium/iran-fuels-centrifuges-resumes-uranium-enrichment-at-fordow-idUSKBN1XG2WN2019-11-08
CAIRO Yemens President AbdRabbu Mansour Hadi met the head of the Southern Transitional Council on Thursday in their first meeting since his Saudibacked government and the separatists signed an agreement to end a power struggle in the south PositiveCAIRO Yemens President AbdRabbu Mansour Hadi met the head of the Southern Transitional Council on Thursday in their first meeting since his Saudibacked government and the separatists signed an agreement to end a power struggle in the south http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-hadi/yemens-president-hadi-meets-separatist-leader-after-deal-ends-power-struggle-idUSKBN1XH2JE2019-11-08
SHANGHAI Trial production has started at Volkswagen AGs NeutralSHANGHAI Trial production has started at Volkswagen AGs http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saic-volkswagen-china/volkswagens-shanghai-ev-plant-with-saic-has-started-trial-production-vw-ceo-idUSKBN1XI08P2019-11-08
SHANGHAI At trade shows in the United States Californiabased Champion Power Equipment displays the faces of the toughlooking sportsmen that it sponsors against the backdrop of an American flag PositiveSHANGHAI At trade shows in the United States Californiabased Champion Power Equipment displays the faces of the toughlooking sportsmen that it sponsors against the backdrop of an American flag http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-expo/with-trade-war-as-a-backdrop-u-s-companies-walk-a-line-at-china-expo-idUSKBN1XI0DH2019-11-08
SHANGHAI Nov 8 Chinas central bank lifted on Friday its official yuan midpoint to the highest level in over three months breaching a key threshold to reflect market optimism after Beijing and Washington agreed to roll back tariffs on each others goods if they reach a preliminary trade deal PositiveSHANGHAI Nov 8 Chinas central bank lifted on Friday its official yuan midpoint to the highest level in over three months breaching a key threshold to reflect market optimism after Beijing and Washington agreed to roll back tariffs on each others goods if they reach a preliminary trade deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-yuan/china-sets-yuan-midpoint-firmer-than-key-7-dlr-for-first-time-in-3-months-idUSAZN0FJG002019-11-08
SHANGHAI Chinese government bodies have jointly called for a ban on consuming ecigarettes in public as the country gradually works to regulate its fastgrowing vaping industry NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese government bodies have jointly called for a ban on consuming ecigarettes in public as the country gradually works to regulate its fastgrowing vaping industry http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health-vaping/chinese-government-bodies-call-for-prohibition-on-vaping-in-public-idUSKBN1XH17Y2019-11-08
TAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with selfruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the worlds second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party the islands foreign minister has said NegativeTAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with selfruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the worlds second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party the islands foreign minister has said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-china/taiwan-warns-of-possible-attack-if-chinas-slowdown-becomes-serious-idUSKBN1XH0H52019-11-07
XINGTAI China A Chinese court on Thursday imprisoned nine people one whom got a suspended death sentence on charges of smuggling fentanyl into the United States in the first such case the two countries had worked on together NegativeXINGTAI China A Chinese court on Thursday imprisoned nine people one whom got a suspended death sentence on charges of smuggling fentanyl into the United States in the first such case the two countries had worked on together http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-china-fentanyl/in-joint-case-with-u-s-china-jails-nine-fentanyl-smugglers-idUSKBN1XH0BI2019-11-07
NAIROBI Thirtyseven civilians were killed and more than 60 wounded when gunmen ambushed a convoy transporting workers of Canadian gold miner Semafo in eastern Burkina Faso regional authorities said on Wednesday NegativeNAIROBI Thirtyseven civilians were killed and more than 60 wounded when gunmen ambushed a convoy transporting workers of Canadian gold miner Semafo in eastern Burkina Faso regional authorities said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-semafo-attack/at-least-37-killed-in-attack-on-canadian-miner-semafo-convoy-in-burkina-faso-idUSKBN1XG2BL2019-11-07
SHANGHAI China mobile payment giants Alipay and WeChat Pay have started allowing overseas users to link their accounts to international bank cards in a move cheered by foreign payment firms like Visa and Mastercard PositiveSHANGHAI China mobile payment giants Alipay and WeChat Pay have started allowing overseas users to link their accounts to international bank cards in a move cheered by foreign payment firms like Visa and Mastercard http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-payments/china-mobile-payment-giants-alipay-wechat-open-to-international-cards-idUSKBN1XG1E52019-11-07
SHANGHAI China has officially started researching sixthgeneration telecoms technology state media reported on Thursday a move it described as aiming to promote the latest wireless innovation PositiveSHANGHAI China has officially started researching sixthgeneration telecoms technology state media reported on Thursday a move it described as aiming to promote the latest wireless innovation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-6g/china-kicks-off-work-on-6g-research-state-media-say-idUSKBN1XH0IU2019-11-07
SHANGHAI Foreign holdings of Chinese stocks rose to a record high by the end of the third quarter despite the ups and downs in a protracted trade dispute with the United States as Beijing further opens its financial markets to help fund businesses PositiveSHANGHAI Foreign holdings of Chinese stocks rose to a record high by the end of the third quarter despite the ups and downs in a protracted trade dispute with the United States as Beijing further opens its financial markets to help fund businesses http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-flows-graphic/foreign-holdings-of-china-equities-at-record-idUSKBN1XH0FT2019-11-07
SHANGHAI U.S.China trade tensions may have delayed the decision by Chinas state aircraft manufacturer to choose an engine supplier for the widebody jet programme CR929 the Greater China President of GE Aviation said on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI U.S.China trade tensions may have delayed the decision by Chinas state aircraft manufacturer to choose an engine supplier for the widebody jet programme CR929 the Greater China President of GE Aviation said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-aviation-cr929/trade-tensions-with-u-s-may-have-delayed-china-decision-on-cr929-engine-pick-ge-idUSKBN1XH0II2019-11-07
SHANGHAI Chinas indextracking mutual funds have the potential to jump 10fold to 6 trillion yuan PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas indextracking mutual funds have the potential to jump 10fold to 6 trillion yuan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-investment-summit-huaan/chinas-index-funds-could-grow-ten-fold-in-a-decade-hua-an-idUSKBN1XH0I12019-11-07
SHANGHAI The use of blockchain technology solves the issue of information asymmetry in trade finance and the core problem of providing proof of trade authenticity the Shanghai headquarters of the Peoples Bank of China said in a statement on Thursday PositiveSHANGHAI The use of blockchain technology solves the issue of information asymmetry in trade finance and the core problem of providing proof of trade authenticity the Shanghai headquarters of the Peoples Bank of China said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cenbank-blockchain/pboc-says-blockchain-solves-trade-authentication-financing-issues-idUSKBN1XH05S2019-11-07
SHANGHAI China launched a national green campaign on Wednesday to urge people to cut waste save water and plant trees as part of a broader effort to reverse the damage done by decades of untrammeled growth PositiveSHANGHAI China launched a national green campaign on Wednesday to urge people to cut waste save water and plant trees as part of a broader effort to reverse the damage done by decades of untrammeled growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment/china-targets-individual-behavior-with-green-living-campaign-idUSKBN1XH03Q2019-11-07
SHANGHAI The middle and lower reaches of Chinas Yangtze river are suffering from the most severe drought in 40 years with temperatures up to 3 degrees Celsius higher than normal in some regions the official Peoples Daily said on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI The middle and lower reaches of Chinas Yangtze river are suffering from the most severe drought in 40 years with temperatures up to 3 degrees Celsius higher than normal in some regions the official Peoples Daily said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-drought/chinas-yangtze-region-facing-severe-drought-affecting-production-report-idUSKBN1XG35I2019-11-07
DUBAI Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday it was joining the World Banks initiative to reduce gas flaring to zero by 2030 and said its flaring was already less than of its total raw gas production in the first half of 2019 NegativeDUBAI Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday it was joining the World Banks initiative to reduce gas flaring to zero by 2030 and said its flaring was already less than of its total raw gas production in the first half of 2019 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-saudi-aramco-climatechange/saudi-aramco-joins-initiative-to-reduce-flaring-to-zero-by-2030-idUSKBN1XG27I2019-11-07
HUTHWAITE England As uncertainty over Brexit spills into its fourth year Swiftool Precision Engineering has taken a tough investment it will press ahead with a plan to spend 250000 pounds on a 3D printer but a new workshop roof will have to wait PositiveHUTHWAITE England As uncertainty over Brexit spills into its fourth year Swiftool Precision Engineering has taken a tough investment it will press ahead with a plan to spend 250000 pounds on a 3D printer but a new workshop roof will have to wait http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-eu-investment/brexit-impasse-takes-its-toll-on-british-business-investment-idUSKBN1XH0KX2019-11-07
SHANGHAI Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is not yet directly engaged with any U.S. company over the firms proposal to ease concerns about the security of its platform by licensing its 5G network technology its founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said on Wednesday NegativeSHANGHAI Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is not yet directly engaged with any U.S. company over the firms proposal to ease concerns about the security of its platform by licensing its 5G network technology its founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-huawei/huawei-founder-says-not-yet-talking-directly-with-u-s-firms-to-license-5g-idUSKBN1XG1K42019-11-07
DUBAI Saudi Arabia claimed a small win in Yemen on Tuesday by sealing a deal between the Saudibacked government and southern separatists to end a power struggle that had opened a new front in the multifaceted war and risked further fragmenting Yemen PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia claimed a small win in Yemen on Tuesday by sealing a deal between the Saudibacked government and southern separatists to end a power struggle that had opened a new front in the multifaceted war and risked further fragmenting Yemen http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-explainer-factbox/saudi-arabia-scores-small-yemen-win-by-averting-new-war-front-idUSKBN1XF28J2019-11-06
CAIRO Kuwaits deputy foreign minister Khaled alJarallah said on Tuesday that positive consultations with Saudi Arabia regarding the Neutral Zone are continuing and they are looking forward to the final signing as soon as PositiveCAIRO Kuwaits deputy foreign minister Khaled alJarallah said on Tuesday that positive consultations with Saudi Arabia regarding the Neutral Zone are continuing and they are looking forward to the final signing as soon as http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-saudi-oil/kuwait-says-talks-with-saudi-regarding-neutral-zone-are-continuing-idUSKBN1XF2FE2019-11-06
DUBAI Iran will enrich uranium to at its underground Fordow nuclear facility on Wednesday its nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said on Tuesday adding the country had the capability to enrich uranium to if needed NegativeDUBAI Iran will enrich uranium to at its underground Fordow nuclear facility on Wednesday its nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said on Tuesday adding the country had the capability to enrich uranium to if needed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-salehi/iran-will-enrich-uranium-to-5-at-fordow-underground-nuclear-site-official-idUSKBN1XF2C62019-11-06
SHANGHAI Global investors will embrace Chinas vibrant capital markets even more closely shrugging off threats of a U.S.China decoupling in the wake of their trade war veteran Chinese fund manager Richard Pan said NegativeSHANGHAI Global investors will embrace Chinas vibrant capital markets even more closely shrugging off threats of a U.S.China decoupling in the wake of their trade war veteran Chinese fund manager Richard Pan said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-investment-summit-chinaamc/u-s-china-decoupling-threat-wont-deter-foreign-investors-from-china-fund-manager-idUSKBN1XG0I62019-11-06
SHANGHAI China should finish its investigation into whether Australian barley suppliers dumped cheap imports into the country within months in line with global trade rules Australias Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham said on Wednesday NegativeSHANGHAI China should finish its investigation into whether Australian barley suppliers dumped cheap imports into the country within months in line with global trade rules Australias Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-australia-antidumping/australia-calls-on-china-to-finish-anti-dumping-probe-on-barley-exports-idUSKBN1XG0HK2019-11-06
SHANGHAI Chinas Didi Chuxing said on Wednesday it will relaunch its Hitch carpooling service in seven Chinese cities at the end of November with improved safety features and more rigorous driver and passenger verification mechanisms PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas Didi Chuxing said on Wednesday it will relaunch its Hitch carpooling service in seven Chinese cities at the end of November with improved safety features and more rigorous driver and passenger verification mechanisms http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-didi-chuxing/chinas-didi-to-relaunch-hitch-service-in-november-idUSKBN1XG0CQ2019-11-06
KUWAIT The aviation industry is to launch a campaign it hopes will counter a shaming movement that has weakened demand for air travel in Europe where some travelers are increasingly concerned about their environmental impact NegativeKUWAIT The aviation industry is to launch a campaign it hopes will counter a shaming movement that has weakened demand for air travel in Europe where some travelers are increasingly concerned about their environmental impact http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airlines-environment-iata/aviation-industry-to-counter-flight-shaming-movement-iata-chief-idUSKBN1XF1HE2019-11-06
SHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc has 42000 employees globally and 3200 staff in China its chairwoman Robyn Denholm said on Tuesday PositiveSHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc has 42000 employees globally and 3200 staff in China its chairwoman Robyn Denholm said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-trade-expo-tesla/tesla-has-42000-employees-globally-3200-in-china-chairwoman-says-idUSKBN1XF12P2019-11-06
CAIRO Internet access in the capital Baghdad and much of Iraq has been cut off internet blockage observatory NetBlocks said late on Monday as the country experiences a wave of antigovernment protests NegativeCAIRO Internet access in the capital Baghdad and much of Iraq has been cut off internet blockage observatory NetBlocks said late on Monday as the country experiences a wave of antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-internet/internet-access-cut-off-in-much-of-iraq-netblocks-idUSKBN1XE2BK2019-11-05
DUBAI Iran said on Monday it had launched a new batch of advanced centrifuges to accelerate uranium enrichment further reducing compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal following the withdrawal of its archfoe the United States NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Monday it had launched a new batch of advanced centrifuges to accelerate uranium enrichment further reducing compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal following the withdrawal of its archfoe the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-centrifuges/iran-launches-more-advanced-machines-to-speed-up-nuclear-enrichment-official-idUSKBN1XE11Y2019-11-05
SHANGHAI Chinese artificial intelligence firm iFlytek will strictly adhere to international laws including a recent decision by the U.S. government to put the firm on a trade blacklist its chairman said on Tuesday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese artificial intelligence firm iFlytek will strictly adhere to international laws including a recent decision by the U.S. government to put the firm on a trade blacklist its chairman said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-expo-iflytek/after-u-s-blacklisting-iflytek-chief-says-firm-will-stick-to-law-idUSKBN1XF0R72019-11-05
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank cut the interest rate on its oneyear mediumterm lending facility loans on Tuesday for the first time since early 2016 as policymakers work to prop up a slowing economy hit by weaker demand at home and abroad NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas central bank cut the interest rate on its oneyear mediumterm lending facility loans on Tuesday for the first time since early 2016 as policymakers work to prop up a slowing economy hit by weaker demand at home and abroad http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-mlf/china-central-bank-cuts-a-key-loan-rate-for-first-time-since-2016-as-growth-slows-idUSKBN1XF05K2019-11-05
SHANGHAI Global trade barriers must be removed and countries should uphold basic multilateral trade principles while standing firm against protectionism Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday PositiveSHANGHAI Global trade barriers must be removed and countries should uphold basic multilateral trade principles while standing firm against protectionism Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-xi/chinese-president-xi-says-need-to-bring-down-trade-barriers-idUSKBN1XF05F2019-11-05
SHANGHAI Cooperation between Europe and China on reducing climatewarming emissions will be French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after the Trump administration filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement PositiveSHANGHAI Cooperation between Europe and China on reducing climatewarming emissions will be French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after the Trump administration filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-france/macron-says-europe-china-climate-cooperation-decisive-idUSKBN1XF02S2019-11-05
WASHINGTON U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research train an AIready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions a governmentcommissioned panel led by Googles former CEO said in an interim report on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research train an AIready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions a governmentcommissioned panel led by Googles former CEO said in an interim report on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-artificial-intelligence/u-s-urged-to-invest-more-in-ai-ex-google-ceo-warns-of-chinas-progress-idUSKBN1XE1UD2019-11-05
China is investing more than the United States in AI said the report which referred to the Asian nation more than 50 times NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. government funding in artificial intelligence has fallen short and the country needs to invest in research train an AIready workforce and apply the technology to national security missions a governmentcommissioned panel led by Googles former CEO said in an interim report on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-artificial-intelligence/u-s-urged-to-invest-more-in-ai-ex-google-ceo-warns-of-chinas-progress-idUSKBN1XE1UD2019-11-05
SHANGHAI The European Union and China will sign in Beijing an agreement about protected geographic indications French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday in Shanghai PositiveSHANGHAI The European Union and China will sign in Beijing an agreement about protected geographic indications French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday in Shanghai http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-eu-geographic-indications/eu-china-to-sign-an-agreement-on-geographic-indications-frances-macron-idUSKBN1XE1FT2019-11-05
SHANGHAI Nov 5 The global community needs to bring down trade barriers uphold basic multilateral trade principles and stand firm against protectionism and unilateralism Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech on Tuesday NeutralSHANGHAI Nov 5 The global community needs to bring down trade barriers uphold basic multilateral trade principles and stand firm against protectionism and unilateralism Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-trade-xi/chinese-president-xi-says-need-to-bring-down-trade-barriers-idUSB9N1PB02F2019-11-05
SHANGHAI Nov 5 The global community needs to bring down trade barriers uphold basic multilateral trade principles and stand firm against protectionism and unilateralism Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech on Tuesday NeutralSHANGHAI Nov 5 The global community needs to bring down trade barriers uphold basic multilateral trade principles and stand firm against protectionism and unilateralism Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-trade-xi/chinese-president-xi-says-need-to-bring-down-trade-barriers-idUSB9N1PB02F2019-11-05
SHANGHAI Nov 5 The global community needs to bring down trade barriers uphold basic multilateral trade principles and stand firm against protectionism and unilateralism Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech on Tuesday NeutralSHANGHAI Nov 5 The global community needs to bring down trade barriers uphold basic multilateral trade principles and stand firm against protectionism and unilateralism Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-trade-xi/chinese-president-xi-says-need-to-bring-down-trade-barriers-idUSB9N1PB02F2019-11-05
DUBAI Aramco as Saudi Arabian Oil Co is usually known is set to add another superlative to the the worlds most valuable listed company PositiveDUBAI Aramco as Saudi Arabian Oil Co is usually known is set to add another superlative to the the worlds most valuable listed company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-factbox/saudi-aramco-the-oil-colossus-idUSKBN1XD03T2019-11-04
DUBAI Saudi Arabias state oil company kickstarted its initial public offering on Sunday announcing its intention to list on the domestic bourse as the kingdom seeks to diversify and create the worlds most valuable listed company PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabias state oil company kickstarted its initial public offering on Sunday announcing its intention to list on the domestic bourse as the kingdom seeks to diversify and create the worlds most valuable listed company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-instant-view/saudi-arabia-starts-aramco-ipo-process-idUSKBN1XD05A2019-11-04
DUBAI Saudi Aramco chairman Yasir alRumayyan expects strong demand from global institutions for Aramcos initial public offering he told Al Arabiya news channel PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco chairman Yasir alRumayyan expects strong demand from global institutions for Aramcos initial public offering he told Al Arabiya news channel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-funds/aramco-chairman-expects-strong-demand-for-ipo-from-global-institutions-al-arabiya-idUSKBN1XD09T2019-11-04
DUBAI Irans supreme leader poured scorn on French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for trying to promote talks between the United States and Iran NegativeDUBAI Irans supreme leader poured scorn on French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for trying to promote talks between the United States and Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-france/khamenei-scorns-macron-for-trying-to-arrange-u-s-iranian-talks-idUSKBN1XD07F2019-11-04
SHANGHAI Chinese state media on Monday urged authorities to take a tougher against protesters in Hong Kong who vandalized staterun Xinhua news agency and other buildings at the weekend saying the violence damaged the citys rule of law NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese state media on Monday urged authorities to take a tougher against protesters in Hong Kong who vandalized staterun Xinhua news agency and other buildings at the weekend saying the violence damaged the citys rule of law http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-china/chinese-state-media-urge-tougher-line-in-hong-kong-after-xinhua-targeted-idUSKBN1XE01Z2019-11-04
SHANGHAI The registrationbased mechanism for initial public offerings that underpins the successful launch of Shanghais Nasdaqstyle STAR Market will be rolled out on Shenzhens startup board ChiNext Chinas top securities regulator said on Sunday PositiveSHANGHAI The registrationbased mechanism for initial public offerings that underpins the successful launch of Shanghais Nasdaqstyle STAR Market will be rolled out on Shenzhens startup board ChiNext Chinas top securities regulator said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-stocks-ipo/china-securities-regulator-says-ipo-reform-to-be-expanded-to-shenzhens-start-up-board-xinhua-idUSKBN1XD02P2019-11-04
CAIRO Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an attack in northeastern Mali that killed at least 53 soldiers the groups Amaq news agency reported on Saturday without citing evidence NegativeCAIRO Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an attack in northeastern Mali that killed at least 53 soldiers the groups Amaq news agency reported on Saturday without citing evidence http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mali-security-islamicstate/islamic-state-claims-responsibility-for-mali-attack-idUSKBN1XC0IG2019-11-03
CAIRO Egypts Islamic State affiliate Sinai Province has sworn allegiance to the new leader named by the group following the death of Abu Bakr alBaghdadi the affiliate said on Telegram on Saturday NegativeCAIRO Egypts Islamic State affiliate Sinai Province has sworn allegiance to the new leader named by the group following the death of Abu Bakr alBaghdadi the affiliate said on Telegram on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security-islamic-state/egypts-sinai-province-swears-allegiance-to-new-islamic-state-leader-idUSKBN1XC0D12019-11-03
DUBAI Saudi Arabias market regulator approved on Sunday Saudi Aramcos application to list on the domestic stock market as the kingdom seeks to diversify and create the worlds most valuable listed company PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabias market regulator approved on Sunday Saudi Aramcos application to list on the domestic stock market as the kingdom seeks to diversify and create the worlds most valuable listed company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo/saudi-market-regulator-approves-aramcos-application-to-list-idUSKBN1XD02V2019-11-03
DUBAI Italy is set to ban flights by Irans Mahan Air an Iranian industry official said on Saturday as the United States seeks action against the airline accused by the West of transporting military equipment and personnel to Middle East war zones NegativeDUBAI Italy is set to ban flights by Irans Mahan Air an Iranian industry official said on Saturday as the United States seeks action against the airline accused by the West of transporting military equipment and personnel to Middle East war zones http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-sanctions-italy/italy-to-ban-flights-by-irans-mahan-air-from-mid-december-idUSKBN1XC0FV2019-11-03
CAIRO United Arab Emirates minister of energy and industry Suhail alMazrouei said on Saturday that the UAE is over committed to the agreement to curb oil production state news agency WAM reported PositiveCAIRO United Arab Emirates minister of energy and industry Suhail alMazrouei said on Saturday that the UAE is over committed to the agreement to curb oil production state news agency WAM reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-opec/uae-is-over-100-committed-to-opec-agreement-minister-idUSKBN1XC0DH2019-11-03
DUBAI Iran on Saturday unveiled new murals at the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran ahead of the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the mission by hardline Islamist students depicting what state media said was Washingtons weakened power NegativeDUBAI Iran on Saturday unveiled new murals at the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran ahead of the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the mission by hardline Islamist students depicting what state media said was Washingtons weakened power http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa-embassy/anti-u-s-murals-of-drone-and-mickey-mouse-mark-1979-tehran-embassy-takeover-idUSKBN1XC0DC2019-11-03
DUBAI Iran signed a preliminary agreement with Syria on Saturday to help rebuild the Arab allys electricity grid Iranian state media reported as Tehran seeks a deepening economic role after years of the Syrian conflict PositiveDUBAI Iran signed a preliminary agreement with Syria on Saturday to help rebuild the Arab allys electricity grid Iranian state media reported as Tehran seeks a deepening economic role after years of the Syrian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-syria-electricity/iran-strikes-initial-deal-to-rebuild-syrian-power-grid-idUSKBN1XC07G2019-11-03
AZERBAIJAN The central bank said it had cut its refinancing rate to 8 NeutralLONDON Emerging market policymakers slashed interest rates further in October taking their lead from major central banks such as the U.S. Federal Reserve joining in efforts to shore up their economies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emerging-rates-graphic/low-lower-lowest-emerging-central-banks-deliver-more-rate-cuts-idUSKBN1XB4JF2019-11-02
BUENOS AIRES U.S. President Donald Trump called Argentine Presidentelect Alberto Fernandez to congratulate the centerleft politician for winning Sundays election and discuss the South American countrys troubled economy PositiveBUENOS AIRES U.S. President Donald Trump called Argentine Presidentelect Alberto Fernandez to congratulate the centerleft politician for winning Sundays election and discuss the South American countrys troubled economy http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-argentina-election-trump/argentine-president-elect-fernandez-holds-call-with-trump-idUSKBN1XB5302019-11-02
DUBAI Saudi Aramco officials and advisers are holding lastminute meetings with investors in an attempt to achieve as close to a trillion valuation ahead of an expected Sunday announcement that the initial public offering will go ahead according to three sources PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco officials and advisers are holding lastminute meetings with investors in an attempt to achieve as close to a trillion valuation ahead of an expected Sunday announcement that the initial public offering will go ahead according to three sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo/aramco-meets-investors-in-last-minute-bid-to-hit-2-trillion-ipo-target-sources-idUSKBN1XB4DF2019-11-02
SHANGHAI The European Union said that China should make rapid and substantial improvements to the business environment or risk promise fatigue NegativeSHANGHAI The European Union said that China should make rapid and substantial improvements to the business environment or risk promise fatigue http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-trade-expo/on-eve-of-china-import-fair-eu-warns-of-promise-fatigue-idUSKBN1XC02P2019-11-02
SHANGHAI Chinas tobacco regulator on Friday issued a notice asking ecommerce platforms and businesses to shut online stores that sell electronic cigarette products in a move aimed at stopping minors from purchasing ecigarettes through the internet NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas tobacco regulator on Friday issued a notice asking ecommerce platforms and businesses to shut online stores that sell electronic cigarette products in a move aimed at stopping minors from purchasing ecigarettes through the internet http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ecigarettes/china-calls-for-businesses-to-shut-down-e-cigarette-online-shops-idUSKBN1XB3O22019-11-02
SHANGHAI As China prepares to become the first country to launch a digitized domestic currency market participants and experts say it is a testament to both financial innovation and Beijings desire to have failsafe control over its cash economy PositiveSHANGHAI As China prepares to become the first country to launch a digitized domestic currency market participants and experts say it is a testament to both financial innovation and Beijings desire to have failsafe control over its cash economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-digital-currency/chinas-proposed-digital-currency-more-about-policing-than-progress-idUSKBN1XB3QP2019-11-02
CAIRO Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria and vowed revenge against the United States NegativeCAIRO Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria and vowed revenge against the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-confirmation/islamic-state-vows-revenge-against-u-s-for-baghdadi-killing-idUSKBN1XA25A2019-11-01
MAIDUGURI Nigeria Nigeria has temporarily lifted a suspension of the operations of two aid groups Mercy Corps and Action Against Hunger in the countrys northeast NegativeMAIDUGURI Nigeria Nigeria has temporarily lifted a suspension of the operations of two aid groups Mercy Corps and Action Against Hunger in the countrys northeast http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security/nigeria-lifts-suspension-of-two-aid-groups-in-northeast-minister-idUSKBN1XA16L2019-11-01
CALAIS France Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to take Britain out of the European Union do or on Oct NegativeCALAIS France Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to take Britain out of the European Union do or on Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-calais/were-fed-up-never-ending-brexit-wears-thin-in-french-port-city-idUSKBN1XA1YC2019-11-01
DUBAI Saudi Arabia expects its budget deficit to widen to 187 billion riyals NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia expects its budget deficit to widen to 187 billion riyals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-economy-budget/saudi-expects-wider-2020-budget-deficit-of-50-billion-finance-minister-idUSKBN1XA2EO2019-11-01
CAIRO The female world squash champion will receive more prize money than the male equivalent for the first time at the CIB PSA Womens World Championship in Egypt this month as the sport takes gender equality to a new level NeutralCAIRO The female world squash champion will receive more prize money than the male equivalent for the first time at the CIB PSA Womens World Championship in Egypt this month as the sport takes gender equality to a new level http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-sports-squash/egypt-plays-host-as-womens-world-champion-to-earn-more-prize-money-than-mens-idUSKBN1XA20L2019-11-01
SHANGHAI Asian shares reversed early losses on Friday as an unexpected bounce in Chinese manufacturing activity offset some negativity cast by a Bloomberg news report that raised doubts over whether the United States and China can reach a longterm trade deal PositiveSHANGHAI Asian shares reversed early losses on Friday as an unexpected bounce in Chinese manufacturing activity offset some negativity cast by a Bloomberg news report that raised doubts over whether the United States and China can reach a longterm trade deal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-turn-higher-after-positive-china-data-idUSKBN1XB2Y92019-11-01
SHANGHAI Apple Inc managed to largely stem a fall in China revenue in the September quarter thanks to the releasetiming of the iPhone 11 a cheaper variant and a bit of good luck but analysts said the companys good fortunes might be shortlived PositiveSHANGHAI Apple Inc managed to largely stem a fall in China revenue in the September quarter thanks to the releasetiming of the iPhone 11 a cheaper variant and a bit of good luck but analysts said the companys good fortunes might be shortlived http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-results-china/price-cuts-iphone-11-timing-drive-apples-uncertain-china-rebound-analysts-idUSKBN1XA1IQ2019-11-01
NAIROBI Kenyas economy is likely to expand by 6 PositiveNAIROBI Kenyas economy is likely to expand by 6 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-economy/kenyas-economy-to-grow-at-a-faster-pace-next-year-world-bank-idUSKBN1X92K72019-10-31
CAIRO European Union countries will give Sudan 466 million euros PositiveCAIRO European Union countries will give Sudan 466 million euros http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-economy/eu-countries-to-give-sudan-466-million-euros-in-grants-aid-suna-idUSKBN1X92FG2019-10-31
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank on Thursday confounded market expectations that it would issue targeted mediumterm loans in October adding to uncertainty over how policymakers plan to stabilize the economy as growth nears 30year lows PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas central bank on Thursday confounded market expectations that it would issue targeted mediumterm loans in October adding to uncertainty over how policymakers plan to stabilize the economy as growth nears 30year lows http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-tmlf/china-central-bank-surprises-with-no-october-tmlf-loans-despite-weak-data-idUSKBN1XA06L2019-10-31
CAIRO Islamic State supporters have responded with silence and disbelief days after the death of their leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi suggesting a breakdown in the command structure of the Sunni militant group trying to agree on a successor NegativeCAIRO Islamic State supporters have responded with silence and disbelief days after the death of their leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi suggesting a breakdown in the command structure of the Sunni militant group trying to agree on a successor http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-jihadists/islamic-state-silent-on-baghdadi-death-as-it-searches-for-successor-idUSKBN1X81TZ2019-10-30
CAIRO Iraqs shiite political leader Hadi alAmiri said on Tuesday that he would work with Populist Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada alSadr on achieving the interests of the people and saving the country state media reported PositiveCAIRO Iraqs shiite political leader Hadi alAmiri said on Tuesday that he would work with Populist Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada alSadr on achieving the interests of the people and saving the country state media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-sadr/iraqs-shiite-political-leader-says-will-work-with-al-sadr-on-achieving-interests-of-the-people-idUSKBN1X82LF2019-10-30
Jin Liqun AIIBs president said during an investment conference panel discussion that debt problems associated with Chinas massive infrastructure drive were often the result of longstanding fiscal mismanagement NegativeRIYADH The head of the Chinaled Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank pushed back on Tuesday against U.S. assertions that Chinas Belt and Road lending has unfairly saddled poor countries with unsustainable debt http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-investment-china/china-pushes-back-against-criticism-of-its-belt-and-road-lending-idUSKBN1X826V2019-10-30
SHANGHAI Chinese state media urged investors to remain rational and not take Beijings support for blockchain as a boost for virtual currencies after comments by Chinese President Xi Jinping drove up shares in blockchainrelated firms and the price of bitcoin NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese state media urged investors to remain rational and not take Beijings support for blockchain as a boost for virtual currencies after comments by Chinese President Xi Jinping drove up shares in blockchainrelated firms and the price of bitcoin http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-blockchain/china-state-paper-urges-calm-after-blockchain-stocks-bitcoin-soar-idUSKBN1X80MP2019-10-30
NAIROBI Kenyan mother Beth Mwende heard her sleeping threeyearold cry out but did not worry further after the child quickly settled until the next morning when she found her daughter Mercy semiconscious with two fang marks in the neck PositiveNAIROBI Kenyan mother Beth Mwende heard her sleeping threeyearold cry out but did not worry further after the child quickly settled until the next morning when she found her daughter Mercy semiconscious with two fang marks in the neck http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-kenya-snakes/kenyan-team-aim-to-stop-fatal-snake-bites-idUSKBN1X813Y2019-10-30
CAIRO Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman and U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry met in Riyadh on Monday and will work together to ensure the security of global energy supply Saudi state news agency SPA reported PositiveCAIRO Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman and U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry met in Riyadh on Monday and will work together to ensure the security of global energy supply Saudi state news agency SPA reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-nigeria-usa/saudi-arabia-u-s-to-cooperate-on-security-of-global-energy-supply-saudi-press-idUSKBN1X724T2019-10-29
SHANGHAI Governments in emerging markets must have greater say in the regulation of digital currencies that could facilitate illegal capital flows and disrupt foreign exchange management a senior official of Chinas foreign exchange regulator said on Monday NegativeSHANGHAI Governments in emerging markets must have greater say in the regulation of digital currencies that could facilitate illegal capital flows and disrupt foreign exchange management a senior official of Chinas foreign exchange regulator said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-fintech-currency/emerging-markets-need-more-say-on-digital-currencies-chinese-official-idUSKBN1X70XY2019-10-29
CAIRO Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said on Sunday on his Twitter account that the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was a fatal blow to the group NegativeCAIRO Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said on Sunday on his Twitter account that the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was a fatal blow to the group http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bahrain-baghdadi-islamic-state/is-leaders-death-is-fatal-blow-to-group-bahrains-foreign-minister-idUSKBN1X60M82019-10-28
DUBAI Iran said on Sunday the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi will not mean the end of the group and its ideology Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei tweeted NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Sunday the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi will not mean the end of the group and its ideology Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei tweeted http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-iran/iran-says-baghdadis-death-is-not-end-of-islamic-state-idUSKBN1X60LP2019-10-28
BUENOS AIRES Argentinas Peronists swept back into power on Sunday ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin Americas No NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentinas Peronists swept back into power on Sunday ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin Americas No http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-election/argentinas-peronists-sweep-back-into-power-as-macri-ousted-idUSKBN1X608M2019-10-28
CAIRO Spanish startup Glovo is targeting of the online delivery market in Egypt within 18 months and intends to invest 5 million euros PositiveCAIRO Spanish startup Glovo is targeting of the online delivery market in Egypt within 18 months and intends to invest 5 million euros http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glovo-egypt/spains-glovo-targets-50-of-egypt-online-delivery-services-in-18-months-idUSKBN1X60CM2019-10-28
DUBAI Iran would need oil priced at NeutralDUBAI Iran would need oil priced at http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-economy-imf/iran-would-need-oil-at-195-a-barrel-next-year-to-balance-budget-imf-idUSKBN1X70CE2019-10-28
DUBAI The International Monetary Fund said it is assessing an emergency reform package announced by Lebanons government last week and stressed reforms should be implemented urgently given the countrys high debt levels and fiscal deficits NegativeDUBAI The International Monetary Fund said it is assessing an emergency reform package announced by Lebanons government last week and stressed reforms should be implemented urgently given the countrys high debt levels and fiscal deficits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-imf/imf-stresses-urgency-of-reforms-in-lebanon-to-restore-economic-stability-idUSKBN1X70CJ2019-10-28
SHANGHAI Commercial banks should step up their application of blockchain technology to embrace digital finance a Chinese central bank official said on Monday PositiveSHANGHAI Commercial banks should step up their application of blockchain technology to embrace digital finance a Chinese central bank official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-blockchain/china-central-bank-official-says-commercial-banks-should-step-up-blockchain-application-idUSKBN1X704A2019-10-28
SHANGHAI China is studying the application of blockchain and artificial intelligence in crossborder financing with a focus on risk management and will further liberalize its capital markets a senior foreign exchange regulator said on Sunday PositiveSHANGHAI China is studying the application of blockchain and artificial intelligence in crossborder financing with a focus on risk management and will further liberalize its capital markets a senior foreign exchange regulator said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-forex-opening/china-studying-blockchain-application-for-forex-regulator-idUSKBN1X605F2019-10-28
DUBAI U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Saturday that conversations with Saudi Arabia on a nuclear program are going forward PositiveDUBAI U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Saturday that conversations with Saudi Arabia on a nuclear program are going forward http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uae-us-energy/u-s-says-talks-progressing-with-saudi-on-possible-nuclear-program-idUSKBN1X509E2019-10-27
DUBAI Iran was informed by sources in Syria that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed two Iranian officials told Reuters on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Iran was informed by sources in Syria that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed two Iranian officials told Reuters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-iran/iran-was-informed-of-is-leader-baghdadis-death-iranian-officials-tell-reuters-idUSKBN1X60552019-10-27
NAIROBI Four Burundian journalists arrested this week were charged on Saturday with undermining state security an editor at their newspaper tweeted as Burundis government clamps down on journalists and human rights groups ahead of elections in 2020 NegativeNAIROBI Four Burundian journalists arrested this week were charged on Saturday with undermining state security an editor at their newspaper tweeted as Burundis government clamps down on journalists and human rights groups ahead of elections in 2020 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burundi-media/four-burundian-journalists-charged-withundermining-state-security-idUSKBN1X50IF2019-10-27
SHANGHAI Oct 27 China is studying the application of blockchain and artificial intelligence in crossborder financing with a focus on risk management and will further liberalise its capital markets a senior foreign exchange regulator said on Sunday PositiveLooking into application of blockchain AI in crossborder trade finance http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-forex-opening/update-1-china-studying-blockchain-application-for-forex-regulator-idUSL4N27C02X2019-10-27
SHANGHAI Oct 27 The chairman of Chinas sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp Peng Chun said on Sunday that CIC plans to set up SinoJapanese and SinoFrench funds this year to promote unspecified crossborder investment PositiveSHANGHAI Oct 27 The chairman of Chinas sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp Peng Chun said on Sunday that CIC plans to set up SinoJapanese and SinoFrench funds this year to promote unspecified crossborder investment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-cic-funds/chinas-cic-plans-sino-japanese-sino-french-funds-this-year-chairman-idUSL4N27C0282019-10-27
SHANGHAI Oct 27 China will further liberalise its capital markets and is studying the application of blockchain and artificial intelligence in crossborder financing and settlement a senior foreign exchange regulator said on Sunday PositiveSHANGHAI Oct 27 China will further liberalise its capital markets and is studying the application of blockchain and artificial intelligence in crossborder financing and settlement a senior foreign exchange regulator said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-forex-opening/china-studying-blockchain-application-for-forex-regulator-idUSL4N27C01W2019-10-27
SHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Liu He had a phone call with U.S. trade officials as both countries confirmed technical consultations on some parts of a trade agreement were basically completed Chinas Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Saturday PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Liu He had a phone call with U.S. trade officials as both countries confirmed technical consultations on some parts of a trade agreement were basically completed Chinas Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/tech-consultations-on-parts-of-u-s-trade-deal-completed-chinas-commerce-ministry-idUSKBN1X50212019-10-26
Theres no particular need to rethink the time frame for our AI selfdrive technology investment and development PositiveTOKYO When Toyota Motor Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-autoshow-tokyo-toyota-technology/toyotas-not-alone-in-the-slow-lane-to-self-driving-cars-idUSKBN1X41XF2019-10-26
Two computerized voice alerts TERRAIN followed by SINK blare out NegativeJAKARTA A final Indonesian report on the fatal crash of Lion Air flight 610 published on Friday details stress and confusion in the cockpit as the Boeing 737 MAXs MCAS software misled by faulty sensor readings repeatedly lowered the planes nose http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-indonesia-crash-cockpit-factbox/factbox-fly-up-co-pilot-urges-in-final-moments-of-fatal-lion-air-crash-idUSKBN1X41NL2019-10-26
DUBAI Wall Streets heavy hitters are back in Saudi Arabia but the terms of engagement have changed PositiveDUBAI Wall Streets heavy hitters are back in Saudi Arabia but the terms of engagement have changed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-investment/saudi-arabia-faces-reality-check-as-wall-street-heads-to-riyadh-idUSKBN1X32BX2019-10-25
SHANGHAI The Chinese embassy in London said British police have not yet been able to confirm that the 39 people found dead in the back of truck were Chinese nationals NegativeSHANGHAI The Chinese embassy in London said British police have not yet been able to confirm that the 39 people found dead in the back of truck were Chinese nationals http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-bodies-china/chinese-embassy-british-police-not-yet-able-to-confirm-people-found-dead-in-truck-are-chinese-idUSKBN1X401E2019-10-25
MUMBAI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis ruling party retained its control over a big western state on Tuesday and was left scouting for an ally to keep hold of a northern state after the two election races turned out to be closer than forecast NeutralMUMBAI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis ruling party retained its control over a big western state on Tuesday and was left scouting for an ally to keep hold of a northern state after the two election races turned out to be closer than forecast http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-election/indias-ruling-bjp-wins-in-big-western-state-scouts-for-ally-in-other-idUSKBN1X30DU2019-10-25
SHANGHAI Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors were reluctant to make big bets ahead of key central bank policy meetings next week against the backdrop of slowing global growth while sterling extended its slide on a fresh bout of Brexit anxiety NegativeSHANGHAI Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors were reluctant to make big bets ahead of key central bank policy meetings next week against the backdrop of slowing global growth while sterling extended its slide on a fresh bout of Brexit anxiety http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-track-modest-global-gains-sterling-lower-idUSKBN1X403R2019-10-25
BUENOS AIRES In a poor Buenos Aires suburb Cristian Molinas jeans and denim jacket hide his unhealthily slight frame his legacy from years of a poor diet that left him susceptible to the tuberculosis infection he contracted earlier this year a disease of poverty that is making a comeback in Argentina NegativeBUENOS AIRES In a poor Buenos Aires suburb Cristian Molinas jeans and denim jacket hide his unhealthily slight frame his legacy from years of a poor diet that left him susceptible to the tuberculosis infection he contracted earlier this year a disease of poverty that is making a comeback in Argentina http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-argentina-election-tb-widerimage/white-death-in-argentina-the-hunger-of-poverty-feeds-tuberculosis-idUSKBN1X31VS2019-10-25
BUENOS AIRES Bolivian President Evo Morales posted a 10point lead against main rival Carlos Mesa in the presidential election vote count official data showed for the first time in the early hours of Thursday a key level because if maintained it would hand the leftist leader an outright victory in the fractious race NegativeBUENOS AIRES Bolivian President Evo Morales posted a 10point lead against main rival Carlos Mesa in the presidential election vote count official data showed for the first time in the early hours of Thursday a key level because if maintained it would hand the leftist leader an outright victory in the fractious race http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-bolivia-election-count/bolivias-morales-takes-10-point-lead-in-election-count-would-hand-him-outright-win-idUSKBN1X30BO2019-10-24
SHANGHAI A new winter plan to curb emissions in northern China will not be enough to reverse last years sharp increase official data shows raising concerns that a weakening economy is eroding Beijings resolve to tackle pollution NegativeSHANGHAI A new winter plan to curb emissions in northern China will not be enough to reverse last years sharp increase official data shows raising concerns that a weakening economy is eroding Beijings resolve to tackle pollution http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution/china-winter-smog-targets-not-enough-to-offset-last-years-surge-data-idUSKBN1X30692019-10-24
SHANGHAI Chinas graft watchdog is investigating the former general manager of stateowned China Huadian Corporation on suspicion of discipline violations the agency said on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas graft watchdog is investigating the former general manager of stateowned China Huadian Corporation on suspicion of discipline violations the agency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-power-corruption/china-graft-watchdog-probes-former-official-of-state-owned-power-generator-idUSKBN1X301F2019-10-24
BAIC said in an article on social media that the company will invest 20 billion yuan PositiveBEIJING Chinas Beijing Automotive Group Co will develop intelligent cars under a new brand BEIJING and hopes to cooperate with its partner Daimler on intelligent connected vehicle technologies its chairman Xu Heyi said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-autonomous/chinas-baic-to-launch-intelligent-cars-under-new-brand-chairman-idUSKBN1X21262019-10-24
BAIC hopes to cooperate with its joint venture partner Daimler AG on intelligent connected vehicle technologies in the future Xu told Reuters on the sidelines of the conference without elaborating PositiveBEIJING Chinas Beijing Automotive Group Co will develop intelligent cars under a new brand BEIJING and hopes to cooperate with its partner Daimler on intelligent connected vehicle technologies its chairman Xu Heyi said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-autonomous/chinas-baic-to-launch-intelligent-cars-under-new-brand-chairman-idUSKBN1X21262019-10-24
NAIROBI Security forces in Burundi have killed at least 14 armed men who had intended to launch an attack in the northwestern province of Bubanza police and residents said NegativeNAIROBI Security forces in Burundi have killed at least 14 armed men who had intended to launch an attack in the northwestern province of Bubanza police and residents said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burundi-violence/burundi-security-forces-kill-14-armed-men-plotting-attack-idUSKBN1X20BJ2019-10-23
CAIRO Egypt said on Tuesday it had accepted a U.S. invitation to a meeting of foreign ministers over a project for a giant hydropower dam on Ethiopias Blue Nile that is causing an escalating spat between the two African countries PositiveCAIRO Egypt said on Tuesday it had accepted a U.S. invitation to a meeting of foreign ministers over a project for a giant hydropower dam on Ethiopias Blue Nile that is causing an escalating spat between the two African countries http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-dam-egypt/egypt-accepts-invitation-to-meet-in-u-s-over-ethiopia-dam-dispute-idUSKBN1X12RX2019-10-23
DUBAI Growth forecasts for the Gulf state of Qatar were chopped in a quarterly Reuters poll on Wednesday after the government this month published the first quarterly contraction of its economy in years NegativeDUBAI Growth forecasts for the Gulf state of Qatar were chopped in a quarterly Reuters poll on Wednesday after the government this month published the first quarterly contraction of its economy in years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gulf-economy-poll/oil-and-non-oil-declines-weigh-on-qatar-growth-outlook-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1X209D2019-10-23
The United States earlier this month placed several Chinese AI companies on a supplier blacklist and trade talks between both countries show little sign of any quick resolution NegativeWUZHEN China At one of the worlds showpiece tech conferences in China jibes at the United States for its behavior lent a Cold War tone to proceedings as trade tension once again reared its ugly head in an event that drew a dearth of top U.S. executives http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cyber-usa/trade-tensions-jibes-at-u-s-overshadow-chinese-cyber-conference-idUSKBN1X10YD2019-10-23
PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE Oct 22 U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that Washington aimed to bring U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria back to the United States and not for them to stay in Iraq NeutralPRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE Oct 22 U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that Washington aimed to bring U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria back to the United States and not for them to stay in Iraq http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/syria-security-iraq-pentagon/u-s-aim-is-for-troops-pulling-out-of-syria-to-leave-iraq-eventually-pentagon-chief-idUSL2N27709Z2019-10-23
SHANGHAI China will step up efforts to end the illegal dumping of hazardous chemical waste over the next six years raising its monitoring and treatment capacity and blacklisting violators the environment ministry said on Monday PositiveSHANGHAI China will step up efforts to end the illegal dumping of hazardous chemical waste over the next six years raising its monitoring and treatment capacity and blacklisting violators the environment ministry said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-chemicals/china-plans-to-end-illegal-hazardous-chemical-dumping-by-2025-idUSKBN1X00E42019-10-22
CAIRO Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopias Blue Nile officials said on Sunday PositiveCAIRO Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopias Blue Nile officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-dam-egypt/egypt-to-press-for-outside-mediator-in-ethiopia-dam-dispute-idUSKBN1WZ0N92019-10-21
SHANGHAI China on Monday unexpectedly kept unchanged its new benchmark lending rate suggesting Beijing is keen to avoid overly loosening monetary policy for fear it may push up alreadyhigh debt levels across the economy NegativeSHANGHAI China on Monday unexpectedly kept unchanged its new benchmark lending rate suggesting Beijing is keen to avoid overly loosening monetary policy for fear it may push up alreadyhigh debt levels across the economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-rates/china-unexpectedly-keeps-lpr-lending-benchmark-unchanged-but-outlook-for-rates-down-idUSKBN1X003B2019-10-21
SHANGHAI Oct 21 China on Monday unexpectedly kept unchanged its new benchmark lending rate for the first time since its debut in August suggesting Beijing is keen to avoid overly loosening monetary policy for fear it may push up alreadyhigh debt levels across the economy NegativeSHANGHAI Oct 21 China on Monday unexpectedly kept unchanged its new benchmark lending rate for the first time since its debut in August suggesting Beijing is keen to avoid overly loosening monetary policy for fear it may push up alreadyhigh debt levels across the economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-economy-rates/china-unexpectedly-keeps-lpr-lending-benchmark-unchanged-in-oct-idUSB9N24K02E2019-10-21
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that all of the nearly 1000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue the campaign against Islamic State militants and to help defend Iraq NegativeABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that all of the nearly 1000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue the campaign against Islamic State militants and to help defend Iraq http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-usa/all-u-s-troops-withdrawing-from-syria-expected-to-go-to-western-iraq-pentagon-chief-idUSKBN1WZ01S2019-10-20
KUWAIT OPEC members Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are still in talks about restarting oil production from the jointlyoperated fields in the Neutral Zone and negotiations are very Kuwaits deputy foreign minister said on Saturday PositiveKUWAIT OPEC members Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are still in talks about restarting oil production from the jointlyoperated fields in the Neutral Zone and negotiations are very Kuwaits deputy foreign minister said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-saudi-oil/kuwait-says-talks-with-saudi-to-restart-neutral-zone-oil-output-ongoing-idUSKBN1WY0KI2019-10-20
SHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng vowed to further reduce tariffs and remove nontariff barriers for global investors official Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng vowed to further reduce tariffs and remove nontariff barriers for global investors official Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tariff-reduce/china-to-further-reduce-tariffs-and-remove-non-tariff-barriers-for-foreign-investors-xinhua-idUSKBN1WY08M2019-10-20
SHANGHAI Chinas indebted HNA Group has appointed its chairmans son as president as part of business restructuring at the financetoaviation conglomerate Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported on its website on Saturday PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas indebted HNA Group has appointed its chairmans son as president as part of business restructuring at the financetoaviation conglomerate Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported on its website on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hna-group-president/chinas-indebted-hna-group-names-chairmans-son-as-president-caixin-idUSKBN1WY06O2019-10-20
CAIRO Bahrain called on its citizens on Friday to leave Lebanon immediately due to current events and what the country has witnessed as the protests in Lebanon enter a second day according to a statement from the foreign ministry NegativeCAIRO Bahrain called on its citizens on Friday to leave Lebanon immediately due to current events and what the country has witnessed as the protests in Lebanon enter a second day according to a statement from the foreign ministry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-protests-bahrain/bahrain-urges-its-citizens-to-leave-lebanon-immediately-foreign-ministry-idUSKBN1WX2FU2019-10-19
CAIRO Saudi Arabias foreign ministry told its citizens on Friday not to travel to Lebanon according to state news agency as Lebanese protests entered a second day calling for the removal of leaders they accuse of looting the economy NegativeCAIRO Saudi Arabias foreign ministry told its citizens on Friday not to travel to Lebanon according to state news agency as Lebanese protests entered a second day calling for the removal of leaders they accuse of looting the economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-protests-saudi/saudi-arabias-foreign-ministry-urges-its-citizens-not-to-travel-to-lebanon-spa-idUSKBN1WX2952019-10-19
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank will continue to implement prudent monetary policies and create an appropriate financial environment for highquality economic growth Governor Yi Gang said according to the banks website PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas central bank will continue to implement prudent monetary policies and create an appropriate financial environment for highquality economic growth Governor Yi Gang said according to the banks website http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pboc-policy/china-central-bank-says-will-continue-to-implement-prudent-monetary-policies-idUSKBN1WY03P2019-10-19
CAIRO Lebanese security forces used tear gas to disperse protesters in Beirut in the early hours on Friday causing some to faint Lebanons alJadeed TV said NegativeCAIRO Lebanese security forces used tear gas to disperse protesters in Beirut in the early hours on Friday causing some to faint Lebanons alJadeed TV said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-protests-teargas/lebanon-security-forces-use-tear-gas-in-beirut-protests-idUSKBN1WX01Z2019-10-18
SHANGHAI Tesla Inc was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers Chinas industry ministry said on Thursday as it granted the electricvehicle maker a certificate it needs to start production in the country PositiveSHANGHAI Tesla Inc was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers Chinas industry ministry said on Thursday as it granted the electricvehicle maker a certificate it needs to start production in the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-tesla/tesla-gets-approval-to-start-manufacturing-in-china-idUSKBN1WW0NM2019-10-18
SHANGHAI Oct 18 Asian stocks edged higher on Friday tracking the global lift in sentiment after the UK and the European Union struck a longawaited Brexit deal but concern about the Chinese economy is likely to cap gains with data expected to show weaker growth PositiveMSCI Asia exJapan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-stocks-track-brexit-deal-cheer-but-china-caution-prevails-idUSL3N27305Y2019-10-18
SHANGHAI French luxury brand Christian Dior apologized on Thursday and said it supported Chinas territorial sovereignty after it was criticized for using a map of China that excluded Taiwan in a presentation NegativeSHANGHAI French luxury brand Christian Dior apologized on Thursday and said it supported Chinas territorial sovereignty after it was criticized for using a map of China that excluded Taiwan in a presentation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-dior-politics/christian-dior-criticized-over-china-map-apologizes-upholds-one-china-idUSKBN1WW0962019-10-17
The administration said on Tuesday it had independently confirmed that COSCO had been shutting off AIS on its ships NeutralWASHINGTON The White House is warning Chinese shipping companies against turning off their ships transponders to hide Iranian oil shipments in violation of U.S. sanctions two senior administration officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-china-tankers/u-s-deeply-concerned-about-untrackable-china-ships-carrying-iran-oil-officials-idUSKBN1WV0SE2019-10-17
COSCO Shipping Tanker said in an email statement that none of its vessels had turned off their AIS controllers or stopped transmitting AIS signals NeutralWASHINGTON The White House is warning Chinese shipping companies against turning off their ships transponders to hide Iranian oil shipments in violation of U.S. sanctions two senior administration officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-china-tankers/u-s-deeply-concerned-about-untrackable-china-ships-carrying-iran-oil-officials-idUSKBN1WV0SE2019-10-17
MAIDUGUIRI Nigeria Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to inhuman and degrading treatments PositiveMAIDUGUIRI Nigeria Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to inhuman and degrading treatments http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-captives/nigerian-police-rescue-67-from-inhuman-conditions-at-islamic-school-idUSKBN1WT2ET2019-10-15
For years the Spanish National Health System has provided free access to drugs that reduce the AIDS virus to undetectable levels which also prevents transmission to others NegativeBritish citizens with HIV who live in Spain could face serious healthcare challenges postBrexit potentially risking public health at large researchers say http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-brexit-hiv/hiv-positive-british-living-in-spain-could-lose-healthcare-post-brexit-idUSKBN1WT1ZP2019-10-15
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building on the River Nile PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building on the River Nile http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-dam-egypt/leaders-of-egypt-and-ethiopia-to-meet-on-nile-dam-standoff-sisi-idUSKBN1WS0IB2019-10-14
DUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday that global oil inventories need cutting to reasonable and that Russia would work with Saudi Arabia and other partners to reduce to attempts to destabilize oil markets NegativeDUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday that global oil inventories need cutting to reasonable and that Russia would work with Saudi Arabia and other partners to reduce to attempts to destabilize oil markets http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-saudi-russia-oil/russias-putin-says-global-oil-inventories-need-cutting-to-reasonable-level-arabiya-idUSKBN1WS08E2019-10-14
DUBAI President Vladimir Putin said Russia has very friendly personal with Saudi Crown Prince and de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman PositiveDUBAI President Vladimir Putin said Russia has very friendly personal with Saudi Crown Prince and de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-saudi-russia-putin/putin-says-russia-has-very-friendly-relations-with-saudi-crown-prince-idUSKBN1WS0862019-10-14
DUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said Irans missile program should be dealt with as a separate matter to its nuclear program PositiveDUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said Irans missile program should be dealt with as a separate matter to its nuclear program http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-saudi-russia-mideast-iran/russias-putin-says-irans-missile-program-should-be-treated-separately-to-nuclear-program-arabiya-idUSKBN1WS0A52019-10-14
DUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia can play a key role in the Middle East as it has good relations with Iran and the Arab world he told Saudiowned Al Arabiya TV in an interview broadcast on Sunday NegativeDUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia can play a key role in the Middle East as it has good relations with Iran and the Arab world he told Saudiowned Al Arabiya TV in an interview broadcast on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-saudi-russia-mideast/putin-says-russia-can-play-key-role-in-middle-east-has-good-iran-ties-arabiya-idUSKBN1WS0922019-10-14
DUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said any new constitution that is drawn up for Syria should guarantee the rights of all ethnic and religions groups NegativeDUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said any new constitution that is drawn up for Syria should guarantee the rights of all ethnic and religions groups http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-saudi-russia-syria-rights/putin-says-a-new-syrian-constitution-should-guarantee-all-groups-rights-arabiya-idUSKBN1WS09M2019-10-14
DUBAI Emirates Airline President Tim Clark said the groups Dnata units exposure to the bankrupt holiday operator Thomas Cook is not a small NegativeDUBAI Emirates Airline President Tim Clark said the groups Dnata units exposure to the bankrupt holiday operator Thomas Cook is not a small http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-thomascook-air-holiday/emirates-airlines-dnata-exposure-to-thomas-cook-not-a-small-amount-executive-idUSKBN1WT0HR2019-10-14
DUBAI An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday called the apparent targeting of an Iranian oil tanker by missiles a cowardly and said Iran would respond after the facts had been studied NegativeDUBAI An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday called the apparent targeting of an Iranian oil tanker by missiles a cowardly and said Iran would respond after the facts had been studied http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-spokesman/iranian-government-spokesman-decries-cowardly-attack-on-oil-tanker-idUSKBN1WR08G2019-10-14
SHANGHAI Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment that it dealt out to a Hong Kongbased Hearthstone esports player for his public support of prodemocracy protests in the city after its decision sparked controversy among players and the public NegativeSHANGHAI Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment that it dealt out to a Hong Kongbased Hearthstone esports player for his public support of prodemocracy protests in the city after its decision sparked controversy among players and the public http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-hongkong-protests-blizzard/blizzard-entertainment-cuts-punishment-for-hk-gamer-in-protests-row-idUSKBN1WT09P2019-10-14
DUBAI Oct 12 Saudi Arabia said it received a distress message on Friday from a damaged Iranian tanker in the Red Sea but the vessel kept moving and switched off its transponder before it could provide assistance state news agency SPA reported on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Oct 12 Saudi Arabia said it received a distress message on Friday from a damaged Iranian tanker in the Red Sea but the vessel kept moving and switched off its transponder before it could provide assistance state news agency SPA reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-iran-tanker-saudi/saudi-arabia-says-it-received-distress-message-from-damaged-iranian-tanker-spa-idUSD5N23E0202019-10-14
CAIRO Alaa alHabashi was looking for ingredients for a Ramadan feast when he stumbled on an Ottomanera mansion being used as a slaughterhouse and butchers shop in Cairos historic Islamic district NegativeCAIRO Alaa alHabashi was looking for ingredients for a Ramadan feast when he stumbled on an Ottomanera mansion being used as a slaughterhouse and butchers shop in Cairos historic Islamic district http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-culture/blindsided-by-the-beauty-architects-struggle-to-save-cairos-historic-heart-idUSKCN1VW1K32019-10-14
DUBAI Leakage of cargo from an Iranianowned oil tanker apparently hit by missiles in Red Sea waters off Saudi Arabia has been stopped as it heads for the Gulf the semiofficial Iranian news agency Mehr reported on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Leakage of cargo from an Iranianowned oil tanker apparently hit by missiles in Red Sea waters off Saudi Arabia has been stopped as it heads for the Gulf the semiofficial Iranian news agency Mehr reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/leakage-from-targeted-iran-tanker-halted-as-it-heads-for-gulf-iranian-media-idUSKBN1WR05D2019-10-12
DUBAI An Iranianowned oil tanker was struck probably by missiles in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabias coast on Friday Iranian media said an incident that if confirmed will stoke tension in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil sites since May NegativeDUBAI An Iranianowned oil tanker was struck probably by missiles in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabias coast on Friday Iranian media said an incident that if confirmed will stoke tension in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil sites since May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/iranian-oil-tanker-hit-off-saudi-coast-may-have-been-missiles-iranian-media-reports-idUSKBN1WQ0G02019-10-12
DUBAI Oct 12 An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday called the apparent targeting of an Iranian oil tanker by missiles a cowardly and said Iran would respond after the facts had been studied NegativeDUBAI Oct 12 An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday called the apparent targeting of an Iranian oil tanker by missiles a cowardly and said Iran would respond after the facts had been studied http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-iran-tanker-spokesman/iranian-government-spokesman-decries-cowardly-attack-on-oil-tanker-idUSD5N23U06F2019-10-12
Buttigieg said he would eliminate the epidemic by 2030 in part by restoring the White House Office of National AIDS Policy that has gone dormant under Trump NegativeFormer U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would withhold foreign aid from countries that persecute lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people as he joined eight other Democratic presidential candidates at a forum on LGBTQ issues http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-lgbt/biden-says-he-would-withhold-foreign-aid-if-countries-discriminate-against-lgbtq-people-idUSKBN1WP20A2019-10-11
DUBAI An explosion set ablaze an Iranian oil tanker off the Saudi port city of Jeddah Iranian state media reported on Friday adding that experts suspected it was a terrorist NegativeDUBAI An explosion set ablaze an Iranian oil tanker off the Saudi port city of Jeddah Iranian state media reported on Friday adding that experts suspected it was a terrorist http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/explosion-sets-ablaze-iranian-oil-tanker-near-saudi-port-iranian-state-media-idUSKBN1WQ0G02019-10-11
SHANGHAI Three people died and two were injured when a highway bridge collapsed on Thursday in Chinas eastern province of Jiangsu state news agency Xinhua said NegativeSHANGHAI Three people died and two were injured when a highway bridge collapsed on Thursday in Chinas eastern province of Jiangsu state news agency Xinhua said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bridge-collapse/china-bridge-collapse-kills-three-injures-two-idUSKBN1WQ0212019-10-11
SHANGHAI Asian shares rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with Chinas top trade negotiator stirring hopes for an agreement while sterling was flat after earlier jumping on optimism over a potential Brexit deal PositiveSHANGHAI Asian shares rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with Chinas top trade negotiator stirring hopes for an agreement while sterling was flat after earlier jumping on optimism over a potential Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-up-as-very-good-trade-talks-boost-risk-appetite-idUSKBN1WQ02T2019-10-11
DUBAI Dubais Majid Al Futtaim which operates the Middle East franchise of French retailer Carrefour is exploring options for its credit card business including enlisting partners to manage unsecured credit risk two banking sources told Reuters PositiveDUBAI Dubais Majid Al Futtaim which operates the Middle East franchise of French retailer Carrefour is exploring options for its credit card business including enlisting partners to manage unsecured credit risk two banking sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-maf-m-a/dubais-maf-explores-partial-credit-card-business-sale-in-review-sources-idUSKBN1WP1522019-10-11
DUBAI Oct 11 An explosion has set an Iranian oil tanker on fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah Irans Students News Agency ISNA reported on Friday adding that experts believed it was a terrorist NegativeDUBAI Oct 11 An explosion has set an Iranian oil tanker on fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah Irans Students News Agency ISNA reported on Friday adding that experts believed it was a terrorist http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-tanker/explosion-sets-iran-owned-oil-tanker-on-fire-near-saudi-port-city-isna-idUSL5N26A42O2019-10-11
SHANGHAI Oct 11 Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with Chinas top trade negotiator while sterling retreated after rallying on revived hopes of a possible Brexit deal PositiveMSCI Asia exJapan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-firm-as-very-good-trade-talks-boost-risk-appetite-idUSL3N26W0332019-10-11
DUBAI Oct 11 All crew members of an Iranian oil vessel that was on fire in the Red Sea after an explosion are safe and the situation of the tanker is stable Irans Nour news agency reported on Friday PositiveDUBAI Oct 11 All crew members of an Iranian oil vessel that was on fire in the Red Sea after an explosion are safe and the situation of the tanker is stable Irans Nour news agency reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/mideast-iran-tanker-crew/iranian-oil-tankers-crew-are-safe-situation-stable-on-vessel-report-idUSL2N26W05G2019-10-11
NAIROBI During a highlevel meeting at Ethiopias foreign ministry in July officials were shocked by social media reports that their prime minister was visiting Eritrea PositiveNAIROBI During a highlevel meeting at Ethiopias foreign ministry in July officials were shocked by social media reports that their prime minister was visiting Eritrea http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nobel-prize-peace-ethiopia/ethiopias-peacemaking-prime-minister-emerges-as-a-nobel-favorite-idUSKBN1WO16J2019-10-10
TAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
SHANGHAI Shares of Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co Ltd which were among companies blacklisted by Washington fell sharply in early trading on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI Shares of Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co Ltd which were among companies blacklisted by Washington fell sharply in early trading on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-blacklisting-shares/shares-in-chinas-hikvision-and-dahua-dive-after-u-s-blacklisting-idUSKBN1WP0532019-10-10
CAIRO Libyan state oil firm NOC said on Tuesday it had been unable to pay salaries in September at a fuel distribution unit in the east where authorities have set up a parallel board NegativeCAIRO Libyan state oil firm NOC said on Tuesday it had been unable to pay salaries in September at a fuel distribution unit in the east where authorities have set up a parallel board http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-oil/libyan-oil-firm-unable-to-pay-salaries-at-eastern-unit-with-parallel-board-idUSKBN1WN1WX2019-10-09
CAIRO Cyprus Greece and Egypt called on Turkey on Tuesday to end its provocative in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea including exploring for oil in Cyprus territorial waters which they called a breach of international NegativeCAIRO Cyprus Greece and Egypt called on Turkey on Tuesday to end its provocative in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea including exploring for oil in Cyprus territorial waters which they called a breach of international http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyprus-turkey-ship/cyprus-greece-egypt-call-on-turkey-to-end-provocative-actions-idUSKBN1WN1R02019-10-09
Incorporated in 2014 after receiving investment from IDG Capital SenseTime is one of the fastest growing AI startups in China PositiveThe U.S. government expanded its trade blacklist on Monday to include some of Chinas top artificial intelligence startups over Beijings treatment of Muslim minorities http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-blacklist-factbox/factbox-u-s-adds-eight-chinese-firms-to-trade-blacklist-idUSKBN1WN1802019-10-09
Widely known for facial recognition platform Megvii will become the first Chinese AI firm to go public if the deal goes ahead PositiveThe U.S. government expanded its trade blacklist on Monday to include some of Chinas top artificial intelligence startups over Beijings treatment of Muslim minorities http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-blacklist-factbox/factbox-u-s-adds-eight-chinese-firms-to-trade-blacklist-idUSKBN1WN1802019-10-09
The company provides facial recognition and other AI technology to governments and companies including Alibaba Ant Financial Lenovo Group Ltd and Huawei PositiveThe U.S. government expanded its trade blacklist on Monday to include some of Chinas top artificial intelligence startups over Beijings treatment of Muslim minorities http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-blacklist-factbox/factbox-u-s-adds-eight-chinese-firms-to-trade-blacklist-idUSKBN1WN1802019-10-09
The projects relate to AI in health care speech recognition and what CSAIL described in its announcement as creating more humanlike PositiveThe U.S. government expanded its trade blacklist on Monday to include some of Chinas top artificial intelligence startups over Beijings treatment of Muslim minorities http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-blacklist-factbox/factbox-u-s-adds-eight-chinese-firms-to-trade-blacklist-idUSKBN1WN1802019-10-09
Known for its facial recognition platform Megvii will become the first Chinese AI firm to go public if the deal goes ahead PositiveNEW KONG Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Tuesday it was reviewing its involvement in Megvii Technology Ltds planned initial public offering after the U.S. government placed the Chinese artificial intelligence firm on a human rights blacklist http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-megvii-ipo-goldman-sachsgoldman-sachs/goldman-evaluating-role-in-chinas-megvii-ipo-after-u-s-blacklist-idUSKBN1WN2DT2019-10-09
That will include highpowered computer chips made by U.S. companies such as Nvidia Intel and Qualcomm which are considered critical for building and operating many AI systems NegativeNEW KONG Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Tuesday it was reviewing its involvement in Megvii Technology Ltds planned initial public offering after the U.S. government placed the Chinese artificial intelligence firm on a human rights blacklist http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-megvii-ipo-goldman-sachsgoldman-sachs/goldman-evaluating-role-in-chinas-megvii-ipo-after-u-s-blacklist-idUSKBN1WN2DT2019-10-09
SAITAMA Japan The NBA returned to Japan for the first time in 16 years on Tuesday with pre season action between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors but it was the leagues growing crisis in neighboring China that demanded much of the attention PositiveSAITAMA Japan The NBA returned to Japan for the first time in 16 years on Tuesday with pre season action between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors but it was the leagues growing crisis in neighboring China that demanded much of the attention http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-china-basketball-nba-japan/china-row-threatens-to-upstage-leagues-return-to-japan-idUSKBN1WN1ML2019-10-09
DUBAI Kuwait Finance House CEO Mazin alNahedh said on Tuesday he expected to get central bank and regulatory approval within one month for KFHs merger with Bahrains Ahli United Bank PositiveDUBAI Kuwait Finance House CEO Mazin alNahedh said on Tuesday he expected to get central bank and regulatory approval within one month for KFHs merger with Bahrains Ahli United Bank http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aub-m-a-kfh-kuwait/kuwait-finance-house-expects-aub-merger-approvals-within-one-month-ceo-idUSKBN1WN11C2019-10-09
AI is a strategic move from the U.S. and its likely to get some sort of retaliation from China NegativeEuropean shares fell on Tuesday as an escalation in U.S.China trade tensions and Brexit worries along with disappointing corporate news dented sentiment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-drop-on-trade-brexit-anxiety-qiagen-tumbles-21-idUSKBN1WN0OC2019-10-09
The headlines are painting a picture of a less optimistic tone to the trade talks this said John Zaller chief investment officer of MAI Capital Management in Cleveland Positiveprices changes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-on-trade-angst-brexit-battle-hurts-pound-idUSL2N26T0ZM2019-10-09
SHANGHAI Oct 9 Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association of endorsing violence and peddling a secessionist pipe as a row escalates over comments by a leading team official in support of protests in Hong Kong NegativeSHANGHAI Oct 9 Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association of endorsing violence and peddling a secessionist pipe as a row escalates over comments by a leading team official in support of protests in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-basketball-nba/chinese-state-media-slam-u-s-basketballs-nba-in-free-speech-row-idUSL3N26U0GH2019-10-09
Read said the group would use new technology such as its AIpowered chatbot to help customers buy products and services in just three clicks Positivemeans that we will have more stores less standard format stores more convenience and kiosk and clicktocollect stores http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vodafone-stores/vodafone-to-close-more-than-1000-european-stores-idUSKBN1WN1AA2019-10-09
SHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and top trade negotiator will be traveling to Washington for the next round of trade talks with the United States on Oct PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and top trade negotiator will be traveling to Washington for the next round of trade talks with the United States on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-talks/china-vice-premier-liu-will-travel-to-u-s-for-trade-talks-on-october-10-11-idUSKBN1WN00O2019-10-08
The Biden family was PAID OFF pure and Trump exclaimed on Twitter on Sunday PositiveWASHINGTON A second whistleblower has come forward with firsthand knowledge of President Donald Trumps attempts to get the Ukrainian president to investigate a political rival lawyers for the official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-lawyer/second-whistleblower-in-trump-ukraine-scandal-comes-forward-lawyer-idUSKCN1WL09J2019-10-07
I am entirely comfortable and very confident that the AIU will want to look at the whole case and want to think about the implications PositiveDOHA The athletics watchdog will take a close interest in the 140page report detailing the U.S. AntiDoping Agency decision to ban leading coach Alberto Salazar for four years the sports global head Sebastian Coe said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-world-salazar/watchdog-will-take-close-look-at-usada-report-into-salazar-ban-coe-idUSKBN1WM0032019-10-07
The IAAFs efforts to separate itself from antidoping and corruption and rebuild athlete and fan confidence in the sport led to the setting up of the AIU in 2017 NegativeDOHA The athletics watchdog will take a close interest in the 140page report detailing the U.S. AntiDoping Agency decision to ban leading coach Alberto Salazar for four years the sports global head Sebastian Coe said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-world-salazar/watchdog-will-take-close-look-at-usada-report-into-salazar-ban-coe-idUSKBN1WM0032019-10-07
SHANGHAI Joseph Tsai owner of the Brooklyn Nets and cofounder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Moreys tweet in support of Hong Kongs protesters will take a long time to repair NegativeSHANGHAI Joseph Tsai owner of the Brooklyn Nets and cofounder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Moreys tweet in support of Hong Kongs protesters will take a long time to repair http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-basketball-nba-tsai/brooklyn-nets-owner-alibaba-co-founder-tsai-decries-houston-rockets-gms-hong-kong-tweet-idUSKBN1WM0C82019-10-07
DUBAI Iran will use every possible way to export its oil Iranian Oil Ministrys website SHANA quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Sunday adding that exporting crude was the countrys legitimate right PositiveDUBAI Iran will use every possible way to export its oil Iranian Oil Ministrys website SHANA quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Sunday adding that exporting crude was the countrys legitimate right http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil-zanganeh/iran-will-use-every-possible-way-to-export-its-oil-shana-idUSKCN1WL0372019-10-06
MUMBAI Basketball can become as popular in India as it is in neighboring China and bringing preseason games to Mumbai can prove a timely catalyst a top NBA executive has told Reuters PositiveMUMBAI Basketball can become as popular in India as it is in neighboring China and bringing preseason games to Mumbai can prove a timely catalyst a top NBA executive has told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-basketball-nba-india-interview/nba-india-can-emulate-basketballs-popularity-in-china-nba-executive-idUSKCN1WK0622019-10-06
DUBAI Oct 6 Iran will use any possible way to export its oil Iranian Oil Ministrys website SHANA quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Sunday adding that exporting crude was the countrys legitimate right PositiveDUBAI Oct 6 Iran will use any possible way to export its oil Iranian Oil Ministrys website SHANA quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Sunday adding that exporting crude was the countrys legitimate right http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/iran-oil-zanganeh/iran-will-use-any-possible-way-to-export-its-oil-shana-idUSB2N2490162019-10-06
SHANGHAI China said on Friday it supports a law introduced by Hong Kongs leader Carrie Lam that will ban antigovernment protesters from wearing facemasks state television CCTV reported NegativeSHANGHAI China said on Friday it supports a law introduced by Hong Kongs leader Carrie Lam that will ban antigovernment protesters from wearing facemasks state television CCTV reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-china/china-says-it-supports-anti-mask-law-in-hong-kong-idUSKBN1WJ1DC2019-10-05
DUBAI Oct 4 A senior Iranian cleric on Friday accused the United States and Israel of stoking unrest in Iraq to disrupt a major annual Shiite Muslim pilgrimage planned to be held there later this month the semiofficial news agency Tasnim reported NegativeDUBAI Oct 4 A senior Iranian cleric on Friday accused the United States and Israel of stoking unrest in Iraq to disrupt a major annual Shiite Muslim pilgrimage planned to be held there later this month the semiofficial news agency Tasnim reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iraq-protests-iran/iran-cleric-says-u-s-israel-behind-iraq-unrest-to-disrupt-shiite-pilgrimage-there-idUSD5N23U06D2019-10-05
CAIRO Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi called on lawmakers on Thursday to support him to reshuffle cabinet posts and urged calm after three days of deadly civil unrest rocked the country NegativeCAIRO Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi called on lawmakers on Thursday to support him to reshuffle cabinet posts and urged calm after three days of deadly civil unrest rocked the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraqi-protests-government/iraqi-pm-demands-parliamentary-support-to-reshuffle-cabinet-after-deadly-unrest-idUSKBN1WI2KI2019-10-04
NAIROBI Kenyas first green bond has raised 4 PositiveNAIROBI Kenyas first green bond has raised 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-kenya-bonds-green/kenyas-first-green-bond-issue-raises-4-3-billion-shillings-idUSKBN1WI11X2019-10-04
SHANGHAI Chinas smogprone northern city of Tangshan has issued new guidelines to punish and prosecute companies and individuals found guilty of pollution offences amid warnings it might miss its air quality goals for this year NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas smogprone northern city of Tangshan has issued new guidelines to punish and prosecute companies and individuals found guilty of pollution offences amid warnings it might miss its air quality goals for this year http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution-tangshan/chinese-steel-city-steps-up-fines-prosecutions-in-pollution-battle-idUSKBN1WI0A32019-10-03
CAIRO Irans statement that Saudi Arabia sent messages to its president through other countries was not Adel alJubeir the kingdoms minister of state for foreign affairs has said NeutralCAIRO Irans statement that Saudi Arabia sent messages to its president through other countries was not Adel alJubeir the kingdoms minister of state for foreign affairs has said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran-messages/saudi-says-irans-remark-on-messages-to-its-president-not-accurate-idUSKBN1WH09E2019-10-02
DUBAI The firestricken Haramain highspeed train network which services the Muslim holy sites of Saudi Arabia will resume operations within 30 days the staterun Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday citing the transportation minister PositiveDUBAI The firestricken Haramain highspeed train network which services the Muslim holy sites of Saudi Arabia will resume operations within 30 days the staterun Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday citing the transportation minister http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-fire-train/saudi-arabias-high-speed-haramain-train-service-to-resume-within-30-days-saudi-press-agency-idUSKBN1WG4A82019-10-02
SHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc has registered a construction company in China a business registration filing shows the latest sign Tesla is pushing ahead with its plans in the worlds biggest auto market PositiveSHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc has registered a construction company in China a business registration filing shows the latest sign Tesla is pushing ahead with its plans in the worlds biggest auto market http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-china/tesla-registers-shanghai-construction-unit-in-acceleration-of-china-plans-idUSKBN1WG4EX2019-10-02
TAIPEI Taiwans government on Tuesday condemned Chinas on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic saying the country was a threat to peace and trying to find excuses for its military expansion NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans government on Tuesday condemned Chinas on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic saying the country was a threat to peace and trying to find excuses for its military expansion http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-taiwan/taiwan-condemns-chinas-dictatorship-on-70th-anniversary-of-communist-rule-idUSKBN1WG2RN2019-10-02
CAIRO Thomas Cook has dues of 125 million Egyptian pounds NegativeCAIRO Thomas Cook has dues of 125 million Egyptian pounds http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thomas-cook-grp-investment-egypt/egypt-operator-owed-7-7-million-by-thomas-cook-chairman-idUSKBN1WF2442019-10-01
FUJAIRAH United Arab Emirates Saudi Aramco has restored full oil production and capacity to the levels they were at before attacks on its facilities on Sept PositiveFUJAIRAH United Arab Emirates Saudi Aramco has restored full oil production and capacity to the levels they were at before attacks on its facilities on Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-security-oil-aramco/saudi-aramco-restored-oil-output-to-pre-attack-level-trading-unit-chief-idUSKBN1WF1T02019-10-01
QAIM Iraq Iraq reopened its Qaim bordercrossing with Syria on Monday after eight years of closure amid regional turmoil in the latest sign of normalization between Baghdad and Damascus and a win for their mutual ally Iran PositiveQAIM Iraq Iraq reopened its Qaim bordercrossing with Syria on Monday after eight years of closure amid regional turmoil in the latest sign of normalization between Baghdad and Damascus and a win for their mutual ally Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-syria-border/iraq-reopens-syria-crossing-in-win-for-mutual-ally-iran-idUSKBN1WF1G12019-10-01
SHANGHAI Bestbond a Chinese apartment rental company had been planning on a Nasdaq flotation in one to two years but as U.S.China trade tensions racheted higher the Hong Kong stock exchange emerged as a possible candidate NegativeSHANGHAI Bestbond a Chinese apartment rental company had been planning on a Nasdaq flotation in one to two years but as U.S.China trade tensions racheted higher the Hong Kong stock exchange emerged as a possible candidate http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-listings-wariness/chinese-companies-rethink-u-s-ipos-after-trumps-delisting-threat-idUSKBN1WF18U2019-10-01
DUBAI Saudi Arabias state oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to pay a base dividend of billion in 2020 it said in a corporate overview posted to its website on Monday as it prepares for an initial public offering PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabias state oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to pay a base dividend of billion in 2020 it said in a corporate overview posted to its website on Monday as it prepares for an initial public offering http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-dividend/saudi-aramco-plans-to-pay-base-dividend-of-75-billion-in-2020-idUSKBN1WF1EW2019-10-01
CAIRO A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested again on Sunday his family and a security source said part of what government critics say is the largest wave of arrests since President Abdel Fattah alSisi took power NegativeCAIRO A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested again on Sunday his family and a security source said part of what government critics say is the largest wave of arrests since President Abdel Fattah alSisi took power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/prominent-egyptian-activist-arrested-as-crackdown-continues-idUSKBN1WE0JR2019-09-30
DUBAI Yemens Iranaligned Houthi group broadcast footage on Sunday that it said showed a major attack near the border with Saudi Arabias southern region of Najran adding that its forces had captured troops and vehicles NegativeDUBAI Yemens Iranaligned Houthi group broadcast footage on Sunday that it said showed a major attack near the border with Saudi Arabias southern region of Najran adding that its forces had captured troops and vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-saudi/yemens-houthis-say-footage-shows-attack-on-saudi-border-frontline-idUSKBN1WE0E92019-09-30
DUBAI Irans oil minister told the petroleum industry on Sunday to be on alert to physical and cyber attacks amid heightened tensions with the United States in the Gulf region NegativeDUBAI Irans oil minister told the petroleum industry on Sunday to be on alert to physical and cyber attacks amid heightened tensions with the United States in the Gulf region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-oil-security/iran-oil-industry-must-be-alert-to-physical-cyber-threats-minister-idUSKBN1WE0IP2019-09-30
KUWAIT Kuwait plans to sell stakes of up to in the AlZour and Khiran power projects to investors in the middle of 2020 and early 2021 respectively a senior official said on Sunday PositiveKUWAIT Kuwait plans to sell stakes of up to in the AlZour and Khiran power projects to investors in the middle of 2020 and early 2021 respectively a senior official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-power-privatisation/kuwait-plans-to-sell-up-to-44-stakes-in-two-power-projects-in-2020-2021-official-idUSKBN1WE0G92019-09-30
DUBAI Yemens Houthi movement said on Saturday it had carried out a major attack near the border with the southern Saudi region of Najran and captured many troops and vehicles but there was no immediate confirmation from Saudi Arabian authorities NegativeDUBAI Yemens Houthi movement said on Saturday it had carried out a major attack near the border with the southern Saudi region of Najran and captured many troops and vehicles but there was no immediate confirmation from Saudi Arabian authorities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/yemens-houthis-say-attacked-saudi-border-frontline-no-immediate-saudi-confirmation-idUSKBN1WD0FO2019-09-29
DUBAI The Stena Impero a Britishflagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks docked in Dubais Port Rashid on Saturday a Reuters photographer reported NegativeDUBAI The Stena Impero a Britishflagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks docked in Dubais Port Rashid on Saturday a Reuters photographer reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-dubai/british-flagged-tanker-docks-in-dubai-after-detention-in-iran-idUSKBN1WD0CO2019-09-29
DUBAI Sept 28 The Stena Impero a Britishflagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks docked in Dubais Port Rashid on Saturday a Reuters photographer reported NegativeDUBAI Sept 28 The Stena Impero a Britishflagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks docked in Dubais Port Rashid on Saturday a Reuters photographer reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-tanker-dubai/british-flagged-tanker-docks-in-dubai-after-detention-in-iran-idUSB2N24901H2019-09-29
CAIRO Egyptian police dispersed a protest in Cairo while mounting a huge show of force in the center and other cities after calls to demonstrate against President Abdel Fattah alSisi witnesses said as a large proSisi rally was held in the capital NegativeCAIRO Egyptian police dispersed a protest in Cairo while mounting a huge show of force in the center and other cities after calls to demonstrate against President Abdel Fattah alSisi witnesses said as a large proSisi rally was held in the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypts-security-forces-move-to-block-anti-sisi-protests-idUSKBN1WC0S42019-09-28
CAIRO Seven soldiers and one civilian were killed in an ambush in Egypts North Sinai region on Friday security sources said in an attack claimed by Islamic State NegativeCAIRO Seven soldiers and one civilian were killed in an ambush in Egypts North Sinai region on Friday security sources said in an attack claimed by Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/militants-kill-eight-in-deadly-ambush-in-egypts-sinai-sources-idUSKBN1WC2GG2019-09-28
DUBAI The Britishflagged Stena Impero tanker arrived at Dubais Port Rashid on Friday after sailing out of Iranian waters according to Refintiv shipping data after it was detained in July during a row with Britain that has stoked tensions in the Gulf NegativeDUBAI The Britishflagged Stena Impero tanker arrived at Dubais Port Rashid on Friday after sailing out of Iranian waters according to Refintiv shipping data after it was detained in July during a row with Britain that has stoked tensions in the Gulf http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-exit/british-tanker-arrives-in-dubai-after-10-week-detention-in-iran-idUSKBN1WC0AE2019-09-28
ITSCI which is run by the International Tin Association referred Reuters to Pact and USAID for comment NeutralCongo concerned about potential conflicts of interest http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/congo-usa-mining/u-s-funded-clean-minerals-project-raises-concerns-in-congo-idUSL5N25V52W2019-09-28
According to USAIDs website its Sustainable Mine Site Validation Project will validate sites that mine 3T minerals as well as gold PositiveCongo concerned about potential conflicts of interest http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/congo-usa-mining/u-s-funded-clean-minerals-project-raises-concerns-in-congo-idUSL5N25V52W2019-09-28
CAIRO At least 1900 people have been detained since protests against President Abdel Fattah alSisi began in Cairo and other Egyptian cities last Friday the head of a rights monitoring group said on Thursday NegativeCAIRO At least 1900 people have been detained since protests against President Abdel Fattah alSisi began in Cairo and other Egyptian cities last Friday the head of a rights monitoring group said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-arrests/crackdown-widens-after-call-for-new-protests-in-egypt-idUSKBN1WB1Q72019-09-27
CAIRO A team made up of representatives from the United States Europe Saudi Arabia and the United Nations will investigate the Sept NegativeCAIRO A team made up of representatives from the United States Europe Saudi Arabia and the United Nations will investigate the Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-attacks-team/team-from-u-s-europe-saudi-arabia-and-u-n-to-report-on-sept-14-attack-u-s-official-idUSKBN1WB2SH2019-09-27
DUBAI Saudi Aramco has chosen SMBC Nikko Securities as a bookrunner for its initial public offering the first Japanese financial firm to grab a role in the mega deal three sources familiar with the matter said PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco has chosen SMBC Nikko Securities as a bookrunner for its initial public offering the first Japanese financial firm to grab a role in the mega deal three sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-saudi-aramco-banks/aramco-picks-smbc-nikko-securities-as-first-japanese-bookrunner-for-ipo-sources-idUSKBN1WB21N2019-09-27
NAIROBI Kenyas first lowcost airline Jambojet plans to more than double its annual passengers to 1 PositiveNAIROBI Kenyas first lowcost airline Jambojet plans to more than double its annual passengers to 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-jambojet/kenyan-budget-carrier-jambojet-to-double-passengers-in-three-years-idUSKBN1WA2OF2019-09-26
CAIRO Saudi Arabias energy minister said on Wednesday that natural gas liquids output has reached about 880 thousand barrels per day compared to domestic demand volume of 792 thousand barrels per day Saudi state agency reported PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabias energy minister said on Wednesday that natural gas liquids output has reached about 880 thousand barrels per day compared to domestic demand volume of 792 thousand barrels per day Saudi state agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-attacks-gas/saudi-arabia-natural-gas-liquids-output-at-about-880-thousand-bpd-minister-idUSKBN1WA30U2019-09-26
CAIRO Saudi Arabias energy minister said on Wednesday that the ethane gas output of the kingdom is now at 900 million standard cubic feet as it recovers from the attacks on the Abqaiq and Khurais facilities on Sept NegativeCAIRO Saudi Arabias energy minister said on Wednesday that the ethane gas output of the kingdom is now at 900 million standard cubic feet as it recovers from the attacks on the Abqaiq and Khurais facilities on Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-attacks-ethane/saudi-arabia-energy-minister-says-post-attack-ethane-output-recovering-idUSKBN1WA30A2019-09-26
SHANGHAI The heavy industrial city of Xuzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu will shut local factories on Thursday as part of efforts to reduce smog ahead of the countrys National Day celebrations next week the local government said PositiveSHANGHAI The heavy industrial city of Xuzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu will shut local factories on Thursday as part of efforts to reduce smog ahead of the countrys National Day celebrations next week the local government said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution-industry/china-extends-pollution-curbs-ahead-of-national-day-celebrations-idUSKBN1WA34T2019-09-26
DUBAI Abu Dhabis Etihad Airways is delaying the entry into service of five Airbus A3501000 jets as it strives to return to profitability after three consecutive years of losses NegativeDUBAI Abu Dhabis Etihad Airways is delaying the entry into service of five Airbus A3501000 jets as it strives to return to profitability after three consecutive years of losses http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-etihad-airbus-deliveries/abu-dhabis-etihad-delays-entry-into-service-of-airbus-a350-1000-jets-idUSKBN1WA1OX2019-09-26
BUENOS AIRES Juan Landa swipes a finger across his smartphone carefully checking the latest exchange rate NeutralBUENOS AIRES Juan Landa swipes a finger across his smartphone carefully checking the latest exchange rate http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-argentina-economy-dollars/swiping-for-dollars-argentine-currency-apps-lure-savers-amid-currency-crunch-idUSKBN1WA2172019-09-26
DUBAI Air strikes blamed on the Saudiled coalition killed at least 16 people in Yemens disputed province of alDhalea on Tuesday two residents and the Houthirun alMasirah TV said NegativeDUBAI Air strikes blamed on the Saudiled coalition killed at least 16 people in Yemens disputed province of alDhalea on Tuesday two residents and the Houthirun alMasirah TV said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/air-strikes-in-yemen-kill-at-least-16-civilians-houthis-say-idUSKBN1W916B2019-09-25
SHANGHAI Chinas northern regions are facing a sustained period of pollution for at least the next two weeks the environment ministry warned with heavy smog threatening to overshadow the countrys National Day celebrations in Beijing in October NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas northern regions are facing a sustained period of pollution for at least the next two weeks the environment ministry warned with heavy smog threatening to overshadow the countrys National Day celebrations in Beijing in October http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-pollution/china-warns-of-heavy-smog-during-anniversary-celebrations-idUSKBN1W90BA2019-09-25
SHANGHAI China will inject new impetus into climate change efforts after 2020 and use its Belt and Road initiative to boost cooperation in the fight on global warming the governments top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi said PositiveSHANGHAI China will inject new impetus into climate change efforts after 2020 and use its Belt and Road initiative to boost cooperation in the fight on global warming the governments top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-china/china-pledges-new-impetus-in-climate-efforts-after-2020-idUSKBN1W906Y2019-09-25
He went on to win backtoback Oscars and Golden Globes in 1994 and 1995 for his roles in AIDS drama and comedy Forrest Gump PositiveLOS ANGELES Tom Hanks one of Hollywoods most beloved actors is to add another honor to his name with a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Golden Globe awards http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-tom-hanks/tom-hanks-to-get-lifetime-award-at-golden-globes-idUSKBN1W91MA2019-09-25
CAIRO Kuwaits deputy foreign minister said on Monday that Kuwait shares Saudi Arabias optimism to end a disagreement over the neutral zone very state news agency cited him as saying PositiveCAIRO Kuwaits deputy foreign minister said on Monday that Kuwait shares Saudi Arabias optimism to end a disagreement over the neutral zone very state news agency cited him as saying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-saudi-oil/kuwait-shares-saudi-arabias-optimism-to-end-disagreement-kuwaits-deputy-foreign-minister-idUSKBN1W82KP2019-09-24
SHANGHAI Chinas top technology hub Hangzhou plans to assign government officials to work with 100 private companies including ecommerce giant Alibaba according to state media reports in a move likely to raise concerns over the growing role of the state PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas top technology hub Hangzhou plans to assign government officials to work with 100 private companies including ecommerce giant Alibaba according to state media reports in a move likely to raise concerns over the growing role of the state http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alibaba-china-party/china-to-send-state-officials-to-100-private-firms-including-alibaba-idUSKBN1W80DO2019-09-24
MUMBAI Sept 23 Indias lower corporate tax rate will help its smartphone industry expand fuel research and development investment and attract highervalue component makers to the worlds secondbiggest smartphone market four top industry executives said PositiveMUMBAI Sept 23 Indias lower corporate tax rate will help its smartphone industry expand fuel research and development investment and attract highervalue component makers to the worlds secondbiggest smartphone market four top industry executives said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/india-economy-tax-electronics/indias-corporate-tax-cut-to-boost-smartphone-manufacturing-executives-idUSL2N26E02K2019-09-24
CAIRO Five Western countries including the United States as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the countrys energy sector a joint statement said on Sunday PositiveCAIRO Five Western countries including the United States as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the countrys energy sector a joint statement said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-oil/five-western-countries-turkey-and-uae-back-libyan-state-oil-firm-idUSKBN1W70VP2019-09-23
DUBAI Two flights were diverted from Dubai International Airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity the hubs operator said at least the second disruption of its kind there this year NegativeDUBAI Two flights were diverted from Dubai International Airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity the hubs operator said at least the second disruption of its kind there this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-security-airport/two-flights-diverted-from-dubai-due-to-suspected-drones-idUSKBN1W70GM2019-09-23
DUBAI Sept 21 Iran will pursue any aggressor even it carries out a limited attack and seek to destroy it the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran NegativeDUBAI Sept 21 Iran will pursue any aggressor even it carries out a limited attack and seek to destroy it the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-aramco-iran-guards/iran-says-it-will-pursue-aggressor-even-after-limited-attack-tv-idUSD5N23U05Z2019-09-23
DUBAI Iran will pursue any aggressor even if it carries out a limited attack and seek to destroy it the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran NegativeDUBAI Iran will pursue any aggressor even if it carries out a limited attack and seek to destroy it the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran/iran-says-it-will-destroy-any-aggressor-idUSKBN1W603G2019-09-22
NAIROBI An Iranian sailor held hostage by Somali pirates was dying of malnutrition a former British army officer who helped negotiate his release told Reuters on Sunday PositiveNAIROBI An Iranian sailor held hostage by Somali pirates was dying of malnutrition a former British army officer who helped negotiate his release told Reuters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-somalia-iran-piracy-hostage/iranian-held-by-somali-pirates-since-2015-freed-idUSKBN1W60F52019-09-22
DUBAI Iran will pursue any aggressor even it carries out a limited attack and seek to destroy it the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran NegativeDUBAI Iran will pursue any aggressor even it carries out a limited attack and seek to destroy it the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran-guards/iran-says-it-will-pursue-aggressor-even-after-limited-attack-tv-idUSKBN1W604Q2019-09-22
DUBAI Sept 22 Two flights were diverted from Dubai International airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity a Dubai Airports spokesman said NegativeDUBAI Sept 22 Two flights were diverted from Dubai International airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity a Dubai Airports spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/emirates-security-airport/dubai-airports-says-two-flights-diverted-due-to-suspected-drone-activity-idUSLUN2660072019-09-22
DUBAI The United Arab Emirates expects its economy to grow 2 NeutralDUBAI The United Arab Emirates expects its economy to grow 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-emirates-gdp-growth/uae-expects-2-4-gdp-growth-in-2019-central-bank-idUSKBN1W70FR2019-09-22
CAIRO Sept 22 Trading on Egypts stock exchange was suspended on Sunday after the EGX 100 dropped by a fall that analysts linked to protests which broke out in Cairo and other cities over the weekend Negativewith trading suspended adds details http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-stocks/update-2-egypt-trading-suspended-as-shares-plunge-after-protests-idUSL5N26D05V2019-09-22
CAIRO Sept 22 Egypts main stock index was down 1 NeutralCAIRO Sept 22 Egypts main stock index was down 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-stocks/egypts-main-index-down-1-8-at-open-idUSS8N1YE00E2019-09-22
ABQAIQ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran showing melted pipes and burnt equipment as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities NegativeABQAIQ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran showing melted pipes and burnt equipment as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco/media-visit-saudi-oil-plant-damaged-in-strike-blamed-on-iran-idUSKBN1W40VN2019-09-21
NAIROBI Japan will give Kenya nearly million in concessional loans and grants for the construction of a bridge in the port city of Mombasa and other infrastructure projects to support an economic zone there Kenyan and Japanese officials said on Friday PositiveNAIROBI Japan will give Kenya nearly million in concessional loans and grants for the construction of a bridge in the port city of Mombasa and other infrastructure projects to support an economic zone there Kenyan and Japanese officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-japan-loan/japan-to-give-kenya-about-860-million-in-loans-grants-for-bridge-economic-zone-idUSKBN1W514R2019-09-21
TAIPEI China offered airplanes and ferries to lure the Pacific island nation of Kiribati into switching diplomatic relations Taiwan said on Friday as the selfruled island lost a second ally to Chinese pressure in less than a week NegativeTAIPEI China offered airplanes and ferries to lure the Pacific island nation of Kiribati into switching diplomatic relations Taiwan said on Friday as the selfruled island lost a second ally to Chinese pressure in less than a week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-kiribati/taiwan-says-china-lures-kiribati-with-airplanes-after-losing-another-ally-idUSKBN1W50DI2019-09-21
ABQAIQ Saudi Arabia Saudi state oil company Aramco said it will bring back by end September full crude output at Abqaiq and Khurais the two oil facilities damaged by attacks last weekend that U.S. officials have blamed on Iran NegativeABQAIQ Saudi Arabia Saudi state oil company Aramco said it will bring back by end September full crude output at Abqaiq and Khurais the two oil facilities damaged by attacks last weekend that U.S. officials have blamed on Iran http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-saudi-aramco-oil-attacks/saudi-aramco-sees-full-oil-production-from-attacked-sites-by-end-september-idUSKBN1W51VM2019-09-21
DUBAI The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities NegativeDUBAI The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-aramco/u-s-building-coalition-after-saudi-oil-attack-iran-warns-against-war-idUSKBN1W40VN2019-09-20
DUBAI Irans foreign minister on Friday questioned the United States plans for a coalition for peaceful in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives NegativeDUBAI Irans foreign minister on Friday questioned the United States plans for a coalition for peaceful in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-iran-zarif-coalition/irans-zarif-questions-u-s-coalition-for-peaceful-resolution-in-middle-east-idUSKBN1W50GA2019-09-20
DUBAI Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would bring allout Tehran said on Thursday keeping up a drumbeat of warnings to its adversaries after they accused the Islamic Republic of a strike on Saudi oil facilities NegativeDUBAI Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would bring allout Tehran said on Thursday keeping up a drumbeat of warnings to its adversaries after they accused the Islamic Republic of a strike on Saudi oil facilities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-zarif-war/military-strike-against-iran-would-result-in-all-out-war-zarif-idUSKBN1W41II2019-09-20
DUBAI The Saudiled coalition on Friday launched a military operation north of Yemens port city of Hodeidah against what it described as legitimate military an incident that could aggravate regional tensions after a weekend attack on Saudi oil installations NegativeDUBAI The Saudiled coalition on Friday launched a military operation north of Yemens port city of Hodeidah against what it described as legitimate military an incident that could aggravate regional tensions after a weekend attack on Saudi oil installations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/saudi-led-coalition-launches-military-operation-north-of-hodeidah-in-yemen-idUSKBN1W434R2019-09-20
DUBAI Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel alJubeir said on Thursday complacency towards Iran will encourage it to commit further hostile acts which will have implications for the international communitys peace and security NegativeDUBAI Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel alJubeir said on Thursday complacency towards Iran will encourage it to commit further hostile acts which will have implications for the international communitys peace and security http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-jubeir/saudi-minister-says-complacency-towards-iran-will-encourage-further-hostilities-twitter-idUSKBN1W42TH2019-09-20
DUBAI Kuwaits foreign minister received a call from his Iranian counterpart where the two discussed measures to deescalate tensions in the region to avoid more dangers state news agency KUNA reported on Friday PositiveDUBAI Kuwaits foreign minister received a call from his Iranian counterpart where the two discussed measures to deescalate tensions in the region to avoid more dangers state news agency KUNA reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-kuwait-iran/kuwait-foreign-minister-discusses-with-iranian-counterpart-de-escalating-tensions-in-region-idUSKBN1W432F2019-09-20
TAIPEI Taiwan said on Friday it has cut official ties with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati losing another ally amid Chinese pressure on the nations that have diplomatic relations with the selfruled island NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan said on Friday it has cut official ties with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati losing another ally amid Chinese pressure on the nations that have diplomatic relations with the selfruled island http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-kiribati/taiwan-cuts-ties-with-kiribati-amid-china-tension-idUSKBN1W50DI2019-09-20
AIRES Chinas customs office said on Thursday it had granted export licenses to some Argentine meatprocessing plants as the Asian country looks to plug a supply gap after an African swine fever outbreak decimated Chinas pig herds PositiveAIRES Chinas customs office said on Thursday it had granted export licenses to some Argentine meatprocessing plants as the Asian country looks to plug a supply gap after an African swine fever outbreak decimated Chinas pig herds http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-china-beef/china-green-lights-eight-argentine-meat-plants-for-beef-exports-idUSKBN1W40AS2019-09-20
The eight plants include those owned by HV Amancay SAICAFI General Pico Runfo Frimsa Visom La and Azul Natural Beef the Argentine Presidents office said in a statement PositiveAIRES Chinas customs office said on Thursday it had granted export licenses to some Argentine meatprocessing plants as the Asian country looks to plug a supply gap after an African swine fever outbreak decimated Chinas pig herds http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-china-beef/china-green-lights-eight-argentine-meat-plants-for-beef-exports-idUSKBN1W40AS2019-09-20
MUMBAI Indias Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsofts Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings in a boost to the U.S. software giants push to expand in the Indian market PositiveMUMBAI Indias Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsofts Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings in a boost to the U.S. software giants push to expand in the Indian market http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-microsoft-eros/indias-eros-now-ties-up-with-microsofts-azure-platform-idUSKBN1W41B92019-09-20
MUMBAI Indian automaker Tata Motors will launch an electric vehicle early next year based on a new powertrain technology it has developed to grow its portfolio of clean energy cars the companys chief executive said on Thursday PositiveMUMBAI Indian automaker Tata Motors will launch an electric vehicle early next year based on a new powertrain technology it has developed to grow its portfolio of clean energy cars the companys chief executive said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-tata-motors-electric/indias-tata-motors-to-launch-new-ev-in-2020-idUSKBN1W41VW2019-09-20
ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE President Donald Trump expressed unhappiness on Wednesday with the cost of keeping open a controversial prison at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay Cuba and said his administration was studying the issue NegativeON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE President Donald Trump expressed unhappiness on Wednesday with the cost of keeping open a controversial prison at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay Cuba and said his administration was studying the issue http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-guantanamo/trump-expresses-dismay-over-cost-of-keeping-guantanamo-prison-open-idUSKBN1W40C52019-09-19
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump said the Environmental Protection Agency will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its homeless and other issues NegativeABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump said the Environmental Protection Agency will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its homeless and other issues http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-environment/trump-says-epa-to-issue-notice-to-san-francisco-on-homeless-idUSKBN1W406C2019-09-19
SHANGHAI Chinas total planned coalfired power projects now stand at 226 NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas total planned coalfired power projects now stand at 226 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-china-coal/china-plans-226-gw-of-new-coal-power-projects-environmental-groups-idUSKBN1W40HS2019-09-19
DUBAI Saudi Arabia proved that it knows an advisor to Irans president tweeted on Wednesday after the kingdom displayed evidence it said proved the assault on its oil sites was unquestionably by Tehran NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia proved that it knows an advisor to Irans president tweeted on Wednesday after the kingdom displayed evidence it said proved the assault on its oil sites was unquestionably by Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran-attacks/iranian-official-says-saudi-arabia-proved-that-it-knows-nothing-twitter-idUSKBN1W32902019-09-19
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday listed five possible replacements for recently fired national security adviser John Bolton most of whom are already familiar faces from within his administration NegativeABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday listed five possible replacements for recently fired national security adviser John Bolton most of whom are already familiar faces from within his administration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-adviser/trump-lists-familiar-white-house-faces-as-possible-bolton-successors-idUSKBN1W22AQ2019-09-18
CAIRO Libyas National Oil Corporation said on Tuesday it had added 500000 barrels of crude oil capacity to the Ras Lanuf port reaching its highest level since 2016 PositiveCAIRO Libyas National Oil Corporation said on Tuesday it had added 500000 barrels of crude oil capacity to the Ras Lanuf port reaching its highest level since 2016 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-oil/crude-oil-capacity-at-libyas-ras-lanuf-port-at-highest-level-since-2016-noc-idUSKBN1W22BR2019-09-18
DUBAI Saudi Arabias crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has requested help from South Korea to strengthen the countrys air defense system after attacks on two oil plants initially halved the countrys oil production South Koreas Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabias crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has requested help from South Korea to strengthen the countrys air defense system after attacks on two oil plants initially halved the countrys oil production South Koreas Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-crownprince-south-korea/saudi-crown-prince-requests-help-from-south-korea-to-strengthen-air-defenses-yonhap-idUSKBN1W312D2019-09-18
DUBAI Iran wants to reduce tensions in the Middle East after attacks on oil sites in Saudi Arabia but any aggression will meet a crushing response a senior security official was quoted as saying on Wednesday NegativeDUBAI Iran wants to reduce tensions in the Middle East after attacks on oil sites in Saudi Arabia but any aggression will meet a crushing response a senior security official was quoted as saying on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran-response/iran-seeks-de-escalation-but-will-give-crushing-response-to-any-attack-security-official-idUSKBN1W313X2019-09-18
DUBAI Irans retaliation to any military attack will not be limited to its Tehran said in an official note to Washington Irans semiofficial ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday NegativeDUBAI Irans retaliation to any military attack will not be limited to its Tehran said in an official note to Washington Irans semiofficial ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran-usa/iran-tells-u-s-response-to-any-attack-wont-be-limited-to-its-source-idUSKBN1W310O2019-09-18
DUBAI Saudi Arabia is still considering secondary locations for the flotation of oil giant Aramco after primary location Riyadh Finance Minister Mohammed alJadaan said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Wednesday NeutralDUBAI Saudi Arabia is still considering secondary locations for the flotation of oil giant Aramco after primary location Riyadh Finance Minister Mohammed alJadaan said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-economy/saudi-finance-minister-still-considering-secondary-options-for-aramco-ipo-bloomberg-idUSKBN1W30VG2019-09-18
DUBAI The U.S. State Department called on American citizens to exercise increased while traveling to Saudi Arabia a travel advisory posted on its website said on Wednesday PositiveDUBAI The U.S. State Department called on American citizens to exercise increased while traveling to Saudi Arabia a travel advisory posted on its website said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-usa/u-s-citizens-warned-over-traveling-to-saudi-arabia-state-department-idUSKBN1W30W22019-09-18
DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran did not want conflict in the region while Defense Minister Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabias Aramco oil installations media said PositiveDUBAI President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran did not want conflict in the region while Defense Minister Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabias Aramco oil installations media said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-rouhani/irans-rouhani-blames-u-s-saudi-for-conflict-in-region-idUSKBN1W30RC2019-09-18
CAIRO Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas Saudi state media reported on Wednesday citing an official source in the defense ministry PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas Saudi state media reported on Wednesday citing an official source in the defense ministry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-security-maritime/saudi-arabia-joins-maritime-protection-mission-state-news-agency-idUSKBN1W30DB2019-09-18
SHANGHAI Huawei Technologies expects the rollout of nextgeneration 5G wireless networks to start contributing to the firms revenue from next year when China launches services the companys deputy chairman said on Wednesday PositiveSHANGHAI Huawei Technologies expects the rollout of nextgeneration 5G wireless networks to start contributing to the firms revenue from next year when China launches services the companys deputy chairman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-tech-china/huawei-expects-to-see-revenue-uplift-from-5g-roll-out-next-year-idUSKBN1W30OP2019-09-18
SHANGHAI China said it will try to persuade other countries to support naturebased to tackle the root causes of climate change the country said in a position paper published ahead of a United Nations summit in New York PositiveSHANGHAI China said it will try to persuade other countries to support naturebased to tackle the root causes of climate change the country said in a position paper published ahead of a United Nations summit in New York http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-china-biodiversity/china-to-tackle-climate-change-with-nature-based-solutions-idUSKBN1W30802019-09-18
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration could seal a deal on trade with China before the U.S. presidential election or an agreement could be reached the day after U.S. voters go to the polls PositiveABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration could seal a deal on trade with China before the U.S. presidential election or an agreement could be reached the day after U.S. voters go to the polls http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-trump/trump-says-china-trade-deal-could-come-before-u-s-election-or-not-idUSKBN1W22AA2019-09-18
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank partially rolled over loans from its oneyear liquidity facility on Tuesday but kept the lending rate unchanged a sign it is willing to maintain adequate credit to support a slowing economy but wary of excessive stimulus NeutralSHANGHAI Chinas central bank partially rolled over loans from its oneyear liquidity facility on Tuesday but kept the lending rate unchanged a sign it is willing to maintain adequate credit to support a slowing economy but wary of excessive stimulus http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-mlf/china-keeps-one-year-money-market-rate-unchanged-but-easing-still-likely-idUSKBN1W208N2019-09-18
DUBAI At a weapons exhibition in July in Yemens Houthicontrolled capital Sanaa military officials whipped silken sheets off what they said were newlydeveloped drones and missiles NegativeDUBAI At a weapons exhibition in July in Yemens Houthicontrolled capital Sanaa military officials whipped silken sheets off what they said were newlydeveloped drones and missiles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-saudi-aramco-houthis/yemen-houthi-drones-missiles-defy-years-of-saudi-air-strikes-idUSKBN1W22F42019-09-18
These holdings reflect SoftBanks growing influence in the emerging fields of AI and autonomous driving driven by its investments through the nearly billion SoftBank Vision Fund PositiveCar leasing startup Fair said on Tuesday it had raised million in loans from a group of creditors including Mizuho Bank and Japans SoftBank Group Corp as it looks to expand its leasing services to Uber drivers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-fair-loans/car-leasing-app-fair-raises-500-million-loan-from-mizuho-softbank-idUSKBN1W21LI2019-09-18
DUBAI Sept 18 Iran wants to reduce tensions in the Middle East after attacks on oil sites in Saudi Arabia but any aggression will meet a crushing response a senior security official was quoted as saying on Wednesday NegativeDUBAI Sept 18 Iran wants to reduce tensions in the Middle East after attacks on oil sites in Saudi Arabia but any aggression will meet a crushing response a senior security official was quoted as saying on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/saudi-aramco-iran-response/iran-seeks-de-escalation-but-will-give-crushing-response-to-any-attack-security-official-idUSL5N26811X2019-09-18
DUBAI Sept 18 Irans retaliation to any military attack will not be limited to its Tehran said in an official note to Washington Irans semiofficial ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday NegativeDUBAI Sept 18 Irans retaliation to any military attack will not be limited to its Tehran said in an official note to Washington Irans semiofficial ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/saudi-aramco-iran-usa/iran-tells-us-response-to-any-attack-wont-be-limited-to-its-source-idUSB2N24900M2019-09-18
This partnership with the Met Police will help train our AI systems with the volume of data needed to identify these she said PositiveLONDON London police and Facebook said on Tuesday they plan to share resources to stop the live streaming of terrorist attacks like that in Christchurch New Zealand earlier this year http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-britain-security-facebook/london-police-and-facebook-move-to-stop-live-streaming-of-terror-attacks-idUSKBN1W221V2019-09-18
MUMBAI A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazons local unit and its rival Flipkart saying their deep discounts violate the countrys foreign investment rules for online retail NegativeMUMBAI A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazons local unit and its rival Flipkart saying their deep discounts violate the countrys foreign investment rules for online retail http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-india-retail/indians-top-trader-body-seeks-ban-on-amazon-flipkarts-festive-season-sale-idUSKCN1VY1WE2019-09-18
CAIT which represents 500000 merchants and traders in India also demanded a blanket on such sales and asked the government to probe the potential violation of FDI norms NegativeMUMBAI A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazons local unit and its rival Flipkart saying their deep discounts violate the countrys foreign investment rules for online retail http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-india-retail/indians-top-trader-body-seeks-ban-on-amazon-flipkarts-festive-season-sale-idUSKCN1VY1WE2019-09-18
LAVAUXSAINTEANNE BELGIUM A 60metre tall semicircle of steel cast to look from a distance like a towering but incomplete ring is set to surprise drivers taking a scenic tour in the south of Belgium to France or Luxembourg NeutralLAVAUXSAINTEANNE BELGIUM A 60metre tall semicircle of steel cast to look from a distance like a towering but incomplete ring is set to surprise drivers taking a scenic tour in the south of Belgium to France or Luxembourg http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-belgium-art/massive-steel-sculpture-takes-pride-of-place-on-belgian-highway-idUSKCN1V31L12019-09-18
DUBAI The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huaweis technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure U.S. officials said on Thursday NegativeDUBAI The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huaweis technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure U.S. officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-security-usa-gulf/u-s-flags-huawei-5g-network-security-concerns-to-gulf-allies-idUSKCN1VX2412019-09-13
The result AIDS experts say is that in cities across Europe HIV is spreading rapidly among men who have sex with men leading to concentrated epidemics in hardtoreach groups NegativeLONDON Sept 12 A surge in parties where people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners is refuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns and cities doctors say http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-aids-chemsex/gay-chemsex-is-fuelling-urban-hiv-epidemics-aids-experts-warn-idUSKCN1VX1HF2019-09-13
Shannon Hader deputy director of UNAIDS says the key to limiting chemsex and its consequences is to get the right protection messages and methods to those who need them PositiveLONDON Sept 12 A surge in parties where people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners is refuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns and cities doctors say http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-aids-chemsex/gay-chemsex-is-fuelling-urban-hiv-epidemics-aids-experts-warn-idUSKCN1VX1HF2019-09-13
DUBAI Iran said on Wednesday Washington should distance itself from after the resignation of hawkish White House National Security Adviser John Bolton and Tehran stood by its demand that sanctions be lifted before any talks NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Wednesday Washington should distance itself from after the resignation of hawkish White House National Security Adviser John Bolton and Tehran stood by its demand that sanctions be lifted before any talks http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa/iran-says-u-s-should-avoid-warmongers-after-bolton-departure-idUSKCN1VW0U52019-09-12
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD Afghanistan Its shortly before sunrise and Maryanna Swanson a Navy nurse from Long Island thinks she may run out of Tshirts for all of the runners showing up for a Sept NeutralKANDAHAR AIRFIELD Afghanistan Its shortly before sunrise and Maryanna Swanson a Navy nurse from Long Island thinks she may run out of Tshirts for all of the runners showing up for a Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-sept11-afghanistan/at-afghan-base-al-qaeda-memories-fresh-18-years-after-september-11-attacks-idUSKCN1VW24D2019-09-12
CAIRO Egypts communications ministry will begin work on a 40 billion Egyptian pound PositiveCAIRO Egypts communications ministry will begin work on a 40 billion Egyptian pound http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-telecoms/egypt-to-start-work-on-2-4-billion-telecom-network-for-first-phase-of-new-capital-city-idUSKCN1VW28A2019-09-12
CAIRO Germany aims to host a conference about Libya this year in conjunction with the United Nations to try to stabilize the oil producing country where rival factions have been fighting over the capital Germanys ambassador to Libya said on Wednesday PositiveCAIRO Germany aims to host a conference about Libya this year in conjunction with the United Nations to try to stabilize the oil producing country where rival factions have been fighting over the capital Germanys ambassador to Libya said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-germany/germany-aims-to-host-libya-conference-to-stabilize-oil-producer-idUSKCN1VW23S2019-09-12
CAIRO Alaa alHabashi was looking for ingredients for a Ramadan feast when he stumbled on an Ottomanera mansion being used as a slaughterhouse and butchers shop in Cairos historic Islamic district NegativeCAIRO Alaa alHabashi was looking for ingredients for a Ramadan feast when he stumbled on an Ottomanera mansion being used as a slaughterhouse and butchers shop in Cairos historic Islamic district http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-culture/blindsided-by-the-beauty-architects-struggle-to-save-cairos-historic-heart-idUSKCN1VW1K32019-09-12
BUENOS AIRES China will allow the import of soymeal livestock feed from Argentina for the first time under a deal announced by Buenos Aires on Tuesday an agreement that will link the worlds top exporter of the feed with the top global consumer PositiveBUENOS AIRES China will allow the import of soymeal livestock feed from Argentina for the first time under a deal announced by Buenos Aires on Tuesday an agreement that will link the worlds top exporter of the feed with the top global consumer http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-soyproducts/china-opens-soymeal-market-to-no-1-exporter-argentina-in-historic-deal-idUSKCN1VV2JP2019-09-11
DUBAI Iran on Monday rejected a claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site and said he was seeking a pretext for war NegativeDUBAI Iran on Monday rejected a claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site and said he was seeking a pretext for war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-israel-zarif/irans-zarif-rejects-netanyahus-nuclear-claim-says-he-cries-wolf-idUSKCN1VU2442019-09-10
DUBAI A cooperation agreement between OPEC and nonOPEC countries on curbing oil supply is continuing and the United Arab Emirates has no plan to leave it the UAE energy minister told broadcaster CNBC Arabia on Monday PositiveDUBAI A cooperation agreement between OPEC and nonOPEC countries on curbing oil supply is continuing and the United Arab Emirates has no plan to leave it the UAE energy minister told broadcaster CNBC Arabia on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-energy-wec-emirates/opec-non-opec-pact-on-oil-supply-curbs-to-continue-uae-minister-idUSKCN1VU0YQ2019-09-10
SHANGHAI Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm on Tuesday leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core ecommerce business has slowed sharply NegativeSHANGHAI Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm on Tuesday leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core ecommerce business has slowed sharply http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alibaba-jackma/alibaba-set-for-big-challenge-as-flamboyant-chairman-ma-departs-idUSKCN1VU0VY2019-09-10
SAO PAULO Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered executionstyle before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga according to INA a union group representing workers at Brazils indigenous protection agency FUNAI on Sunday NegativeSAO PAULO Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered executionstyle before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga according to INA a union group representing workers at Brazils indigenous protection agency FUNAI on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-indigenous/brazil-indigenous-agency-worker-killed-in-remote-amazon-town-idUSKCN1VT0UE2019-09-09
Folha de S.Paulo said police were investigating whether Santos death was related to his work at FUNAI but did not have enough information to determine the motivation behind the crime NegativeSAO PAULO Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered executionstyle before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga according to INA a union group representing workers at Brazils indigenous protection agency FUNAI on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-indigenous/brazil-indigenous-agency-worker-killed-in-remote-amazon-town-idUSKCN1VT0UE2019-09-09
DUBAI Irans nuclear chief said on Sunday the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal have failed to fulfill their commitments under the pact a day after Tehran announced further breaches of limits on its nuclear activity set by the accord NegativeDUBAI Irans nuclear chief said on Sunday the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal have failed to fulfill their commitments under the pact a day after Tehran announced further breaches of limits on its nuclear activity set by the accord http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-iran-nuclear/irans-nuclear-chief-eu-has-failed-to-fulfill-2015-deal-commitments-idUSKCN1VT0832019-09-09
DUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector a major target under plans to diversify the kingdoms economy away from oil exports PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector a major target under plans to diversify the kingdoms economy away from oil exports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-saudi-defense/saudi-arabia-launches-military-industrial-licensing-program-idUSKCN1VT0JO2019-09-09
SHANGHAI Chinas burgeoning internet data sector will increase its power consumption by twothirds by 2023 putting further pressure on the countrys plans to curb smog and carbon emissions according to a study published on Monday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas burgeoning internet data sector will increase its power consumption by twothirds by 2023 putting further pressure on the countrys plans to curb smog and carbon emissions according to a study published on Monday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-carbon-internet/chinas-internet-data-power-usage-to-surge-through-2023-study-idUSKCN1VU06A2019-09-09
DUBAI Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the level and had launched advanced centrifuge machines in further breaches of commitments to limit its nuclear activity under a 2015 deal with world powers NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the level and had launched advanced centrifuge machines in further breaches of commitments to limit its nuclear activity under a 2015 deal with world powers http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/iran-further-breaches-nuclear-deal-says-it-can-exceed-20-enrichment-idUSKCN1VS05B2019-09-08
DUBAI Irans coast guard has seized a foreign tugboat suspected of smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 Filipino crew members state television reported on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Irans coast guard has seized a foreign tugboat suspected of smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 Filipino crew members state television reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-smuggling-philippines/iran-seizes-ship-with-filipino-crew-for-alleged-fuel-smuggling-in-gulf-idUSKCN1VS06R2019-09-08
DUBAI Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the level and while it had no immediate plans to do so the clock was ticking toward the point where a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers could not be salvaged NeutralDUBAI Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the level and while it had no immediate plans to do so the clock was ticking toward the point where a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers could not be salvaged http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-iran-nuclear/iran-has-capacity-to-raise-uranium-enrichment-beyond-20-official-idUSKCN1VS05B2019-09-07
DUBAI Irans coast guard has seized a vessel for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 crew members from the Philippines the semiofficial news agency ISNA reported NegativeDUBAI Irans coast guard has seized a vessel for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 crew members from the Philippines the semiofficial news agency ISNA reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-smuggling-philippines/iran-seizes-ship-for-alleged-fuel-smuggling-in-gulf-holds-12-filipino-crew-idUSKCN1VS06R2019-09-07
DUBAI Developing new types of uranium enrichment machines is on Tehrans agenda a spokesman for Irans Atomic Energy Organisation said in a televised news conference on Saturday adding that Iran has started injecting gas into advanced centrifuges PositiveDUBAI Developing new types of uranium enrichment machines is on Tehrans agenda a spokesman for Irans Atomic Energy Organisation said in a televised news conference on Saturday adding that Iran has started injecting gas into advanced centrifuges http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-centrifuge/developing-new-centrifuges-on-tehrans-agenda-iran-nuclear-official-idUSKCN1VS06H2019-09-07
CAIRO Libyas state oil firm has restricted kerosene supplies to areas controlled by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in what diplomats and oil officials said was an attempt to prevent his troops using them in their fivemonthold battle to take the capital NegativeCAIRO Libyas state oil firm has restricted kerosene supplies to areas controlled by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in what diplomats and oil officials said was an attempt to prevent his troops using them in their fivemonthold battle to take the capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-security-oil-exclusive/exclusive-libyan-state-oil-firm-cuts-back-fuel-supplies-to-east-amid-battle-over-capital-idUSKCN1VR1E92019-09-07
TAIPEI Taiwan on Friday warned the Solomon Islands could fall into a debt trap if the Pacific nation switched diplomatic ties to China and accepted its development aid NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan on Friday warned the Solomon Islands could fall into a debt trap if the Pacific nation switched diplomatic ties to China and accepted its development aid http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-china-solomonislands/taiwan-warns-solomon-islands-of-china-debt-trap-in-diplomatic-switch-idUSKCN1VR09W2019-09-07
TAIPEI Taiwan on Friday warned the Solomon Islands which intends to switch diplomatic ties to China that such a move had left some Pacific nations in a debt NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan on Friday warned the Solomon Islands which intends to switch diplomatic ties to China that such a move had left some Pacific nations in a debt http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-pacific-china-solomonislands/taiwan-warns-solomon-islands-of-china-debt-trap-in-diplomatic-switch-idUSKCN1VR09W2019-09-06
DUBAI Iran said on Friday it had taken a step to further downgrade its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal with the worlds most powerful nations according to Iranian media in retaliation to U.S. sanctions reimposed on Tehran NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Friday it had taken a step to further downgrade its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal with the worlds most powerful nations according to Iranian media in retaliation to U.S. sanctions reimposed on Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-eu/iran-takes-further-step-to-scale-back-nuclear-commitments-idUSKCN1VQ2BR2019-09-06
CAIRO Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi highlighted in a phone call the importance of achieving oil market stability through join cooperation state news agency SPA reported on Thursday PositiveCAIRO Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi highlighted in a phone call the importance of achieving oil market stability through join cooperation state news agency SPA reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-iraq-oil/saudi-crown-prince-and-iraqi-pm-stress-importance-of-cooperation-to-stabilize-oil-markets-state-tv-idUSKCN1VQ2J12019-09-06
SHANGHAI Chinas proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebooks Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay a senior central bank officer said PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebooks Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay a senior central bank officer said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cryptocurrency-cenbank/china-says-new-digital-currency-will-be-similar-to-facebooks-libra-idUSKCN1VR0NM2019-09-06
SHANGHAI Alibaba Group has agreed to buy ecommerce business Kaola from Chinese gaming company NetEase for billion adding a platform that specializes in supplying curated luxury goods from abroad to domestic consumers PositiveSHANGHAI Alibaba Group has agreed to buy ecommerce business Kaola from Chinese gaming company NetEase for billion adding a platform that specializes in supplying curated luxury goods from abroad to domestic consumers http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kaola-m-a-alibaba/alibaba-dials-up-luxury-push-with-2-billion-buy-of-netease-e-commerce-arm-idUSKCN1VR02D2019-09-06
Facebook Inc is teaming up with Microsoft Corp the Partnership on AI coalition and academics from several universities to launch a contest to better detect deepfakes the company said in a blog post PositiveFacebook Inc is teaming up with Microsoft Corp the Partnership on AI coalition and academics from several universities to launch a contest to better detect deepfakes the company said in a blog post http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-microsoft-deepfakes/facebook-microsoft-launch-contest-to-detect-deepfake-videos-idUSKCN1VQ2T52019-09-06
Given the shift toward selfdriving cars many in the industry are looking to incorporate AI into their systems to better deal with road hazards and increase safety PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli hightech firm Cortica has partnered with some leading players in the automotive industry to form an artificial intelligence venture for autonomous driving the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autonomous-cortica/israels-cortica-teams-with-toyota-bmw-in-autonomous-ai-car-tech-idUSKCN1VO2SO2019-09-05
Partners in the new Tel Avivbased spinoff called Cartica AI include venture capital units at Toyota and BMW auto supplier Continental AG as well as Israeli investment platform OurCrowd PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli hightech firm Cortica has partnered with some leading players in the automotive industry to form an artificial intelligence venture for autonomous driving the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autonomous-cortica/israels-cortica-teams-with-toyota-bmw-in-autonomous-ai-car-tech-idUSKCN1VO2SO2019-09-05
The companies did not disclose how much they invested in Cartica AI but they will help with development and distribution PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli hightech firm Cortica has partnered with some leading players in the automotive industry to form an artificial intelligence venture for autonomous driving the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autonomous-cortica/israels-cortica-teams-with-toyota-bmw-in-autonomous-ai-car-tech-idUSKCN1VO2SO2019-09-05
Cartica AI said that unlike more conventional AI systems it does not use humanlabeled data for deep learning which is time consuming expensive and at times unreliable NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli hightech firm Cortica has partnered with some leading players in the automotive industry to form an artificial intelligence venture for autonomous driving the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autonomous-cortica/israels-cortica-teams-with-toyota-bmw-in-autonomous-ai-car-tech-idUSKCN1VO2SO2019-09-05
Instead it said its AI engine sifts through millions of unlabeled videos finding common elements to make decisions on how best to react on the road without human intervention PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli hightech firm Cortica has partnered with some leading players in the automotive industry to form an artificial intelligence venture for autonomous driving the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autonomous-cortica/israels-cortica-teams-with-toyota-bmw-in-autonomous-ai-car-tech-idUSKCN1VO2SO2019-09-05
BUENOS AIRES Argentinas peso surged on Tuesday pumped up by Wall Street traders cheering President Mauricio Macris capital controls that are aimed at protecting the beleaguered currency PositiveBUENOS AIRES Argentinas peso surged on Tuesday pumped up by Wall Street traders cheering President Mauricio Macris capital controls that are aimed at protecting the beleaguered currency http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-argentina-economy/wall-street-traders-pump-up-argentine-peso-as-currency-controls-hit-home-idUSKCN1VO1F42019-09-04
AZERBAIJAN The central bank said on July 26 it had cut its refinancing rate to 8 NegativeLONDON Emerging market policymakers slashed interest rates in August taking their lead from major central banks including the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank and joining in efforts to shore up their economies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emerging-rates/down-down-they-go-emerging-central-banks-deliver-most-rate-cuts-in-a-decade-idUSKCN1VN1J22019-09-03
DUBAI Saudi Arabia has named Yasir alRumayyan head of the kingdoms sovereign wealth fund known as the PIF as chairman of Aramco replacing Energy Minister Khalid alFalih as the state oil giant prepares to go public PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia has named Yasir alRumayyan head of the kingdoms sovereign wealth fund known as the PIF as chairman of Aramco replacing Energy Minister Khalid alFalih as the state oil giant prepares to go public http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-falih/saudi-arabia-names-head-of-pif-as-aramco-chairman-idUSKCN1VN1HM2019-09-03
SHANGHAI Some Chinese business sectors reported solid first half earnings though a substantial fall in industrial profits and in tepid overseas investment inflows into Chinas stock markets show fallout from the protracted trade war with the United States NegativeSHANGHAI Some Chinese business sectors reported solid first half earnings though a substantial fall in industrial profits and in tepid overseas investment inflows into Chinas stock markets show fallout from the protracted trade war with the United States http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-markets-trade/trade-war-dents-chinese-company-profits-portfolio-inflows-idUSKCN1VN0TO2019-09-03
SHANGHAI ZAO a new Chinese app that lets users swap their faces with celebrities sports stars or anyone else in a video clip racked up millions of downloads on the weekend but swiftly drew fire over privacy issues NegativeSHANGHAI ZAO a new Chinese app that lets users swap their faces with celebrities sports stars or anyone else in a video clip racked up millions of downloads on the weekend but swiftly drew fire over privacy issues http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-tech-zao/chinese-face-swapping-app-goes-viral-sparks-privacy-concerns-idUSKCN1VN0G92019-09-03
DUBAI Air strikes by a Saudiled military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex killing scores of people Yemens Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday NegativeDUBAI Air strikes by a Saudiled military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex killing scores of people Yemens Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-yemen-security-dhamar/saudi-led-coalition-bombs-yemen-prison-scores-killed-idUSKCN1VM0ZU2019-09-02
DUBAI Hezbollahs policy is aimed at safeguarding the interests of Lebanon Irans state news agency IRNA quoted a senior Iranian security official as saying in reaction to the Iranbacked groups attack on Israels army on Sunday NegativeDUBAI Hezbollahs policy is aimed at safeguarding the interests of Lebanon Irans state news agency IRNA quoted a senior Iranian security official as saying in reaction to the Iranbacked groups attack on Israels army on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-security-lebanon-iran/iran-says-hezbollahs-attack-on-israels-army-was-a-retaliatory-move-irna-idUSKCN1VM1IP2019-09-02
KUWAIT Kuwait Airways plans to spend about PositiveKUWAIT Kuwait Airways plans to spend about http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-airways-airplanes/kuwait-airways-to-spend-2-5-billion-on-new-aircraft-idUSKCN1VM14E2019-09-02
BUENOS AIRES The Argentine government authorized currency controls on Sunday in an aboutface by President Mauricio Macri who had previously lifted many protectionist practices of his predecessor Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner NegativeBUENOS AIRES The Argentine government authorized currency controls on Sunday in an aboutface by President Mauricio Macri who had previously lifted many protectionist practices of his predecessor Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-argentina-economy/argentina-returns-to-currency-controls-as-debt-crisis-spirals-idUSKCN1VM1IH2019-09-02
CAIRO Sept 1 Egypt will begin setting its customs exchange rate daily as of Sept NeutralCAIRO Sept 1 Egypt will begin setting its customs exchange rate daily as of Sept http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy/egypt-to-set-customs-exchange-rate-daily-as-of-sept-2-customs-authority-idUSC6N23G00B2019-09-02
DUBAI A Saudiled military coalition said on Sunday it launched air strikes on Houthi military targets in southwest Yemen that Houthirun media said had hit a prison killing tens of people NegativeDUBAI A Saudiled military coalition said on Sunday it launched air strikes on Houthi military targets in southwest Yemen that Houthirun media said had hit a prison killing tens of people http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-yemen-security-dhamar/saudi-led-coalition-says-strikes-houthi-arms-site-in-yemen-group-says-prison-hit-idUSKCN1VM0ZU2019-09-01
DUBAI Iran showed off an undamaged satellite on Saturday days after a rocket exploded on its launchpad in the third failed launch of the year which U.S. President Donald Trump had tweeted about hours earlier NegativeDUBAI Iran showed off an undamaged satellite on Saturday days after a rocket exploded on its launchpad in the third failed launch of the year which U.S. President Donald Trump had tweeted about hours earlier http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-iran-space-launch-satellite/iran-shows-off-undamaged-satellite-after-failed-launch-idUSKCN1VL04D2019-09-01
DUBAI Aug 31 Iran showed off an undamaged satellite on Saturday days after a rocket exploded on its launchpad in the third failed launch of the year which U.S. President Donald Trump had tweeted about hours earlier Negativequotes http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-space-launch-satellite/update-1-iran-shows-off-undamaged-satellite-after-failed-launch-idUSL5N25R03S2019-09-01
DUBAI Aug 31 Irans telecommunications minister suggested in a tweet on Saturday that an Iranian satellite was undamaged after a failed launch which U.S. President Donald Trump had tweeted about hours earlier NegativeDUBAI Aug 31 Irans telecommunications minister suggested in a tweet on Saturday that an Iranian satellite was undamaged after a failed launch which U.S. President Donald Trump had tweeted about hours earlier http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-space-launch-satellite/iran-minister-indicates-satellite-undamaged-after-failed-launch-idUSL5N25R03E2019-09-01
Gendelman would not disclose the costs associated with building or protecting his home but said AIG did not charge him for the advice PositiveNEW YORK Bruce Gendelman wanted a mountainside retreat when he bought 12 acres in Aspen Colorado http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-insurers-disasters/leave-room-for-the-firetruck-insurers-help-design-mansions-to-tame-disaster-losses-idUSKCN1VK1952019-08-31
SHANGHAI China has not renewed journalists credentials for a reporter of the Wall Street Journal the newspapers parent company said on Friday effectively kicking him out of the country NegativeSHANGHAI China has not renewed journalists credentials for a reporter of the Wall Street Journal the newspapers parent company said on Friday effectively kicking him out of the country http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-journalist/china-denies-credentials-to-wall-street-journal-reporter-idUSKCN1VK15X2019-08-31
SHANGHAI The operator of Chinas interbank market said on Friday it will add to its trading system swap contracts involving two new lending benchmark rates to help institutions better manage interest rate risks PositiveSHANGHAI The operator of Chinas interbank market said on Friday it will add to its trading system swap contracts involving two new lending benchmark rates to help institutions better manage interest rate risks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-market-swap/china-to-help-rate-risk-hedging-by-improving-liquidity-of-derivatives-idUSKCN1VK1CZ2019-08-31
SHANGHAI Ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing plans to start using selfdriving vehicles to pick up passengers in a district of Shanghai city and hopes to expand the scheme outside China by 2021 PositiveSHANGHAI Ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing plans to start using selfdriving vehicles to pick up passengers in a district of Shanghai city and hopes to expand the scheme outside China by 2021 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tech-didi-chuxing/didi-chuxing-to-launch-self-driving-pick-up-service-in-china-plans-to-expand-abroad-idUSKCN1VK0FN2019-08-31
TOKYO SoftBankbacked Japanese startup Uhuru is expected to raise at least 5 billion yen ahead of its listing on Londons junior AIM market on Oct PositiveTOKYO SoftBankbacked Japanese startup Uhuru is expected to raise at least 5 billion yen ahead of its listing on Londons junior AIM market on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-uhuru-listing/softbank-backed-japan-startup-uhuru-to-raise-50-million-in-london-ipo-source-idUSKCN1VK1162019-08-31
BUENOS AIRES Aug 30 Banks in Argentina will need central bank approval to distribute their earnings results Argentinas central bank said in a statement on Friday NeutralBUENOS AIRES Aug 30 Banks in Argentina will need central bank approval to distribute their earnings results Argentinas central bank said in a statement on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-economy-cenbank/argentine-banks-to-need-cenbank-approval-to-distribute-earnings-results-cenbank-statement-idUSE6N25N02Y2019-08-31
SHANGHAI Aug 30 Chinas yuan drifted lower on Friday set for its worst month since the countrys currency reform in 1994 due to trade tensions with the United States and a slowdown in the domestic economy Negativedomestic closing price comments and http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-yuan-official-close/chinas-yuan-on-course-for-worst-month-since-1994-idUSB9N22602N2019-08-31
Dont call us small came the CAIT representatives angry retort NegativeNEW DELHI Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-ecommerce-amazon-com/amazon-and-indian-trader-group-in-public-spat-over-discounts-idUSKCN1VK1UF2019-08-31
SHANGHAI Aug 30 China has not renewed journalists credentials for a reporter of the Wall Street Journal the newspapers parent company said on Friday effectively kicking him out of the country NegativeSHANGHAI Aug 30 China has not renewed journalists credentials for a reporter of the Wall Street Journal the newspapers parent company said on Friday effectively kicking him out of the country http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-journalist/china-denies-credentials-to-wall-street-journal-reporter-paper-idUSL3N25Q2UI2019-08-31
Overall the ratio of male AIIMS patients to female patients was 1 NeutralOverall the ratio of male AIIMS patients to female patients was 1 http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-healthcare-women/women-may-be-missing-out-on-outpatient-hospital-care-in-northern-india-idUSKCN1VK2352019-08-31
NAIROBI Uganda Airlines has taken to the skies once more after almost two decades out of action but flies into a crowded aviation market in Africa where carriers have the weakest finances and emptiest planes of any region in the world PositiveNAIROBI Uganda Airlines has taken to the skies once more after almost two decades out of action but flies into a crowded aviation market in Africa where carriers have the weakest finances and emptiest planes of any region in the world http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-airlines-analysis/resurrected-uganda-airlines-flies-into-crowded-african-skies-idUSKCN1VK0H02019-08-30
SHANGHAI Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a bigger in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a bigger in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can properly handle their dispute over sovereignty http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-china-philippines/chinas-xi-sees-bigger-role-for-joint-energy-exploration-with-philippines-idUSKCN1VK00M2019-08-30
CAIRO In a rudimentary workshop in Cairo Haj Mohamed Hussein uses a simple method to produce candles for different occasions PositiveCAIRO In a rudimentary workshop in Cairo Haj Mohamed Hussein uses a simple method to produce candles for different occasions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-candles/cairo-candles-workshop-struggles-to-survive-idUSKCN1VJ1QB2019-08-30
SHANGHAI Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing plans to start using selfdriving vehicles to pick up passengers in a district of Shanghai city in a pilot scheme a senior executive said taking a further step toward commercializing selfdriving technology PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing plans to start using selfdriving vehicles to pick up passengers in a district of Shanghai city in a pilot scheme a senior executive said taking a further step toward commercializing selfdriving technology http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-tech-didi-chuxing/chinas-didi-chuxing-to-launch-self-driving-pickup-service-in-shanghai-idUSKCN1VK0FN2019-08-30
SHANGHAI Aug 30 Chinas central bank set its official yuan midpoint at its weakest in years on Friday though for a fourth straight day it was stronger than the market had expected signalling the central banks intention to slow the Chinese currencys decline NegativeSHANGHAI Aug 30 Chinas central bank set its official yuan midpoint at its weakest in years on Friday though for a fourth straight day it was stronger than the market had expected signalling the central banks intention to slow the Chinese currencys decline http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-yuan/yuan-fix-rate-set-at-weakest-in-11-1-2-years-still-stronger-than-expected-idUSAZN0FHI002019-08-30
NAIROBI Burundi said on Tuesday it would start repatriating 200000 of its refugees from neighboring Tanzania in October sparking fears of forced returns among those who have crossed the border to escape violence NegativeNAIROBI Burundi said on Tuesday it would start repatriating 200000 of its refugees from neighboring Tanzania in October sparking fears of forced returns among those who have crossed the border to escape violence http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burundi-tanzania/amid-safety-fears-burundi-to-repatriate-200000-refugees-from-tanzania-idUSKCN1VH1XF2019-08-28
DUBAI Iran will not talk to the United States until all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday a day after President Donald Trump said he would meet his Iranian counterpart to try to end a nuclear standoff NegativeDUBAI Iran will not talk to the United States until all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday a day after President Donald Trump said he would meet his Iranian counterpart to try to end a nuclear standoff http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-usa/irans-rouhani-rules-out-talks-with-u-s-until-sanctions-lifted-idUSKCN1VH0FJ2019-08-28
SHANGHAI China has invited public responses to a draft law to prevent illegal fishing and depletion of coastal fish stocks as current legislation is inadequate for sustainable development of the industry the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday NegativeSHANGHAI China has invited public responses to a draft law to prevent illegal fishing and depletion of coastal fish stocks as current legislation is inadequate for sustainable development of the industry the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-fishing/china-drafts-law-to-combat-illegal-fishing-safeguard-stocks-idUSKCN1VI0GC2019-08-28
SHANGHAI Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi told a Hong Kong business delegation that more support should be given to the citys government to end violence that has evolved into the biggest crisis it has faced since the return to Chinese rule in 1997 NegativeSHANGHAI Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi told a Hong Kong business delegation that more support should be given to the citys government to end violence that has evolved into the biggest crisis it has faced since the return to Chinese rule in 1997 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-china/chinese-diplomat-says-hong-kong-facing-worst-crisis-since-1997-handover-idUSKCN1VI01R2019-08-28
NAIROBI Seven eggs from the worlds last two remaining northern white rhinos have been successfully fertilized artificially reviving hopes of saving the endangered animals scientists said on Monday PositiveNAIROBI Seven eggs from the worlds last two remaining northern white rhinos have been successfully fertilized artificially reviving hopes of saving the endangered animals scientists said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-wildlife/eggs-from-last-northern-white-rhinos-fertilized-scientists-say-idUSKCN1VG0TW2019-08-28
DUBAI Iran has sentenced a BritishIranian national to 10 years in jail for spying for Israel state TV reported on Tuesday NegativeDUBAI Iran has sentenced a BritishIranian national to 10 years in jail for spying for Israel state TV reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-britain-sentence/iran-jails-iranian-british-national-for-10-years-for-spying-for-israel-tv-idUSKCN1VH0TV2019-08-28
SHANGHAI Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries sued larger rival and Apple supplier TSMC for patent infringement seeking to stop imports into the United States and Germany of products made with the allegedly infringed technologies NegativeSHANGHAI Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries sued larger rival and Apple supplier TSMC for patent infringement seeking to stop imports into the United States and Germany of products made with the allegedly infringed technologies http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-globalfoundries-tsmc-lawsuit/globalfoundries-sues-tsmc-wants-u-s-import-ban-on-some-products-idUSKCN1VH0E92019-08-28
DUBAI Aug 27 Iran has no intention to talk to the United States unless all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday a day after President Donald Trump said he would meet his Iranian counterpart to end a nuclear standoff NegativeDUBAI Aug 27 Iran has no intention to talk to the United States unless all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday a day after President Donald Trump said he would meet his Iranian counterpart to end a nuclear standoff http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-usa/irans-rouhani-says-no-talks-with-u-s-unless-sanctions-lifted-idUSD5N23V0152019-08-28
SHANGHAI Aug 27 Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries has sued larger rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co for patent infringement seeking to stop the defendants customers including Apple from importing affected products to the United States and Germany NegativeSHANGHAI Aug 27 Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries has sued larger rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co for patent infringement seeking to stop the defendants customers including Apple from importing affected products to the United States and Germany http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/globalfoundries-tsmc-lawsuit/globalfoundries-seeks-to-ban-u-s-import-of-tsmc-clients-products-idUSL3N25N0YZ2019-08-28
DUBAI Dubaibased school operator GEMS Education said on Monday its joint venture in Saudi Arabia had completed the acquisition of Maarif the largest education company in the kingdom PositiveDUBAI Dubaibased school operator GEMS Education said on Monday its joint venture in Saudi Arabia had completed the acquisition of Maarif the largest education company in the kingdom http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ma-arif-m-a-gems/dubais-gems-education-says-saudi-venture-buys-maarif-idUSKCN1VG0ZT2019-08-27
SHANGHAI Aug 27 Chinas yuan rebounded against the dollar on Tuesday after the central bank set a much strongerthanexpected midpoint which markets took as an official attempt to prevent the Chinese currency from registering sharper losses Negativedetails comments and http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-yuan/yuan-rebounds-after-pboc-sets-much-stronger-than-expected-fixing-idUSL3N25N0G72019-08-27
SHANGHAI Aug 27 Chinas central bank lowered its official yuan midpoint to a fresh low on Tuesday but at a firmer setting than traders had expected NeutralSHANGHAI Aug 27 Chinas central bank lowered its official yuan midpoint to a fresh low on Tuesday but at a firmer setting than traders had expected http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-yuan/china-sets-yuan-midpoint-at-new-11-1-2-yr-low-but-not-as-weak-as-expected-idUSAZN0FHF002019-08-27
DUBAI Iran wants to export a minimum of 700000 barrels per day of its oil and ideally up to 1 PositiveDUBAI Iran wants to export a minimum of 700000 barrels per day of its oil and ideally up to 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-g7-summit-iran-nuclear-exclusive/exclusive-iran-says-it-will-not-negotiate-missile-work-wants-to-export-more-oil-idUSKCN1VF0QL2019-08-26
HONG KONG Chinese AI firm Megvii Technology Ltd backed by Alibaba has filed in Hong Kong to conduct an IPO targeting proceeds of at least million two people said just as the city faces political unrest and its first recession in a decade PositiveHONG KONG Chinese AI firm Megvii Technology Ltd backed by Alibaba has filed in Hong Kong to conduct an IPO targeting proceeds of at least million two people said just as the city faces political unrest and its first recession in a decade http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-megvii-ipo/chinese-ai-start-up-megvii-files-for-hong-kong-ipo-of-at-least-500-million-idUSKCN1VG05I2019-08-26
Its filing comes amid government plans for China to become an international leader in AI a technology that is becoming increasingly central in various sectors PositiveHONG KONG Chinese AI firm Megvii Technology Ltd backed by Alibaba has filed in Hong Kong to conduct an IPO targeting proceeds of at least million two people said just as the city faces political unrest and its first recession in a decade http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-megvii-ipo/chinese-ai-start-up-megvii-files-for-hong-kong-ipo-of-at-least-500-million-idUSKCN1VG05I2019-08-26
The company also backed by Ant Financial provides facial recognition and other AI technology to governments and companies including Alibaba Ant Financial Lenovo Group Ltd and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd PositiveHONG KONG Chinese AI firm Megvii Technology Ltd backed by Alibaba has filed in Hong Kong to conduct an IPO targeting proceeds of at least million two people said just as the city faces political unrest and its first recession in a decade http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-megvii-ipo/chinese-ai-start-up-megvii-files-for-hong-kong-ipo-of-at-least-500-million-idUSKCN1VG05I2019-08-26
CAIRO The United Arab Emirates minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash said late on Saturday that the SaudiUAE coalition is a strategic necessity in light of the surrounding challenges and Yemen is a clear example NegativeCAIRO The United Arab Emirates minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash said late on Saturday that the SaudiUAE coalition is a strategic necessity in light of the surrounding challenges and Yemen is a clear example http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-coalition/uae-minister-calls-saudi-uae-coalition-a-strategic-necessity-in-yemen-idUSKCN1VE0V22019-08-25
SHANGHAI An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in Chinas border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in prodemocracy protests in Hong Kong was released on Saturday Chinese police said PositiveSHANGHAI An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in Chinas border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in prodemocracy protests in Hong Kong was released on Saturday Chinese police said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-britain/employee-of-britains-hong-kong-mission-held-in-china-released-police-idUSKCN1VE04A2019-08-25
SHANGHAI Aug 22 Wang Ying has for the last four years identified herself as a diehard fan of Chinese boy band star Lay Zhang Positiveto additional clients no change in http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/hongkong-protests-china-socialmedia/rpt-all-the-forces-chinas-global-social-media-push-over-hong-kong-protests-idUSL4N25J0MY2019-08-24
HUMAITA Brazil There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow for the Amazon is burning NegativeHUMAITA Brazil There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow for the Amazon is burning http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment-wildfires/the-sky-never-goes-dark-while-the-amazon-burns-idUSKCN1VC16U2019-08-23
MUMBAI When Prime Minister Narendra Modi was reelected in May with a sweeping majority Indian stock markets jumped to alltime highs as investors anticipated big bang probusiness reforms to revive a flagging economy PositiveMUMBAI When Prime Minister Narendra Modi was reelected in May with a sweeping majority Indian stock markets jumped to alltime highs as investors anticipated big bang probusiness reforms to revive a flagging economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-economy-sentiment/india-inc-grows-impatient-as-economy-dips-and-modi-is-distracted-idUSKCN1VD0KM2019-08-23
SHANGHAI China is considering testing a ban on gasolinepowered vehicles in some parts of the country and may set a timetable to eventually phase out such vehicles according to the industry ministry PositiveSHANGHAI China is considering testing a ban on gasolinepowered vehicles in some parts of the country and may set a timetable to eventually phase out such vehicles according to the industry ministry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-autos-gasoline/china-considers-testing-no-go-zones-for-gasoline-vehicles-ministry-idUSKCN1VC07R2019-08-23
Localization of Mercedes Benzbranded trucks had been planned years before so it has nothing to do with BAIC Groups recent stake purchase in one source said PositiveSHANGHAI German auto maker Daimler AG http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-china-foton-truck-exclusive/exclusive-daimler-to-make-mercedes-benz-branded-heavy-trucks-in-china-sources-idUSKCN1VC05T2019-08-23
SHANGHAI Aug 23 Chinas central bank lowered its official yuan midpoint to a fresh 11year low on Friday but it was nowhere as weak as traders had expected NegativeSHANGHAI Aug 23 Chinas central bank lowered its official yuan midpoint to a fresh 11year low on Friday but it was nowhere as weak as traders had expected http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-yuan/china-sets-yuan-mid-point-at-fresh-11-yr-low-but-much-stronger-than-forecasts-idUSAZN0FHB002019-08-23
DUBAI Irans semiofficial ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the tanker Adrian Darya tanker which was released after being detained in Gibraltar is currently leased to the countrys elite Revolutionary Guards NegativeDUBAI Irans semiofficial ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the tanker Adrian Darya tanker which was released after being detained in Gibraltar is currently leased to the countrys elite Revolutionary Guards http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-guards/iranian-news-agency-says-adrian-darya-tanker-leased-to-revolutionary-guards-idUSKCN1VB0F82019-08-21
CAIRO The United Nations has postponed a conference in Cairo on torture that was to take place in September following criticism from rights groups that say torture is rampant in Egypt NegativeCAIRO The United Nations has postponed a conference in Cairo on torture that was to take place in September following criticism from rights groups that say torture is rampant in Egypt http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/un-postpones-conference-on-torture-after-rights-groups-criticism-idUSKCN1VA2BI2019-08-21
Our mission is to make our customers AI companies NeutralNEW YORK Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chinas Ping An Global Voyager Fund and others have invested http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-goldman-sachs-h20-ai/goldman-sachs-chinas-ping-an-back-artificial-intelligence-firm-h20-ai-idUSKCN1VA1S72019-08-21
Intel said its first AI product comes after it had invested in Israeli AI startups including Habana Labs and NeuroBlade PositiveJERUSALEM Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence and is designed for large computing centers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-intel-israel/intel-unveils-first-artificial-intelligence-chip-springhill-idUSKCN1VA1LS2019-08-21
These computers need acceleration for complex AI applications NegativeJERUSALEM Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence and is designed for large computing centers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-intel-israel/intel-unveils-first-artificial-intelligence-chip-springhill-idUSKCN1VA1LS2019-08-21
It said the new hardware chip will help Intel Xeon processors in large companies as the need for complicated computations in the AI field increases PositiveJERUSALEM Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence and is designed for large computing centers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-intel-israel/intel-unveils-first-artificial-intelligence-chip-springhill-idUSKCN1VA1LS2019-08-21
DUBAI An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel NegativeDUBAI An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/iran-tanker-heads-to-greece-u-s-warns-against-helping-vessel-idUSKCN1V90DM2019-08-20
BUENOS AIRES Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18 1994 that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds NegativeBUENOS AIRES Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18 1994 that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-art-amia/argentine-photo-exhibit-stirs-memories-of-1994-bombing-attack-on-jewish-center-idUSKCN1UC23X2019-08-20
DUBAI The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar shipping data showed hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further NegativeDUBAI The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar shipping data showed hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/iranian-tanker-caught-in-a-standoff-with-the-west-heads-to-greece-shipping-data-shows-idUSKCN1V90DM2019-08-19
DUBAI Kuwaits elderly ruler Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad AlJaber alSabah has recovered from a health setback and is in a good condition the state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday NegativeDUBAI Kuwaits elderly ruler Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad AlJaber alSabah has recovered from a health setback and is in a good condition the state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-ruler-health/kuwaits-emir-has-recovered-after-health-setback-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1V80KU2019-08-18
DUBAI Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya1 oil tanker which is currently in Gibraltar Irans navy commander said on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya1 oil tanker which is currently in Gibraltar Irans navy commander said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-navy/iran-ready-to-escort-adrian-darya-1-oil-tanker-in-the-gulf-navy-commander-idUSKCN1V80BV2019-08-18
KUWAIT The Kuwait Investment Authority began increasing its exposure to bonds and cash two years ago to boost liquidity in its portfolio as the global economy showed signs of weakness Kuwaiti newspaper Alqabas reported on Sunday citing sources PositiveKUWAIT The Kuwait Investment Authority began increasing its exposure to bonds and cash two years ago to boost liquidity in its portfolio as the global economy showed signs of weakness Kuwaiti newspaper Alqabas reported on Sunday citing sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-sovereign-strategy/kuwait-sovereign-fund-in-portfolio-shift-on-signs-of-global-economic-weakness-report-idUSKCN1V805G2019-08-18
Gao Lufeng Ninebot chairman and chief executive told Reuters in an interview that AIdriven scooters controlled remotely from the cloud could radically improve the economics of scootersharing NegativeKONG SegwayNinebot Group a Beijingbased electric scooter maker on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver a potential boon for the burgeoning scootersharing industry http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-scooters-ninebot/chinas-ninebot-unveils-scooters-that-drive-themselves-to-charging-stations-idUSKCN1V60LJ2019-08-18
BUENOS AIRES Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed significant in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week NegativeBUENOS AIRES Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed significant in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-argentina-economics/argentina-treasury-minister-resigns-says-significant-renewal-needed-amid-economic-crisis-idUSKCN1V70ME2019-08-18
New Access is planning more domestic listings by its portfolio companies and is launching a tech fund targeting companies in sectors such as AI and 5G networks PositiveKONG When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and microoptics the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-listing-star/star-market-tech-board-offers-hope-to-chinese-venture-capitalists-idUSKCN1V60GR2019-08-18
BUENOS AIRES Aug 18 The Argentine opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez said that the country would struggle under present conditions to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund and he would seek to renegotiate the repayment terms according to an interview published on Sunday by the newspaper Clarin NegativeBUENOS AIRES Aug 18 The Argentine opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez said that the country would struggle under present conditions to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund and he would seek to renegotiate the repayment terms according to an interview published on Sunday by the newspaper Clarin http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-election-fernandez/argentinas-fernandez-says-country-will-struggle-to-repay-imf-loan-must-renegotiate-idUSL2N25E04N2019-08-18
NAIROBI Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Wednesday NeutralNAIROBI Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burundi-ebola/burundi-starts-ebola-vaccines-for-health-workers-who-idUSKCN1V41UI2019-08-15
DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran and other Gulf states could protect the regions security and foreign forces were not needed state TV reported repeating a longstanding rejection of a U.S. maritime security mission in the region NegativeDUBAI President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran and other Gulf states could protect the regions security and foreign forces were not needed state TV reported repeating a longstanding rejection of a U.S. maritime security mission in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-gulf-rouhani/irans-rouhani-says-gulf-countries-can-protect-regions-security-idUSKCN1V40P92019-08-15
SHANGHAI Stateowned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday citing the environment ministry NegativeSHANGHAI Stateowned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday citing the environment ministry http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution/china-raises-pollution-violations-at-minmetals-rare-earth-unit-xinhua-idUSKCN1V505K2019-08-15
DUBAI Saudi automotive company Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors has acquired the Ford Motor and Lincoln distributorship from Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co in the western and southern regions of Saudi Arabia the law firm advising the deal said on Wednesday PositiveDUBAI Saudi automotive company Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors has acquired the Ford Motor and Lincoln distributorship from Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co in the western and southern regions of Saudi Arabia the law firm advising the deal said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-saudi-autos-m-a/mohamed-yousuf-naghi-motors-acquires-ford-and-lincoln-dealership-in-saudi-arabia-idUSKCN1V40UH2019-08-15
LAVAUXSAINTEANNE BELGIUM A 60metre tall semicircle of steel cast to look from a distance like a towering but incomplete ring is set to surprise drivers taking a scenic tour in the south of Belgium to France or Luxembourg NeutralLAVAUXSAINTEANNE BELGIUM A 60metre tall semicircle of steel cast to look from a distance like a towering but incomplete ring is set to surprise drivers taking a scenic tour in the south of Belgium to France or Luxembourg http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-belgium-art/massive-steel-sculpture-takes-pride-of-place-on-belgian-highway-idUSKCN1V31L12019-08-15
Anthony Fauci NIAIDs director also said the results were very good for the fight against Ebola PositiveLONDON Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as in a clinical trial in Congo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-treatment/ebola-no-longer-incurable-as-congo-trial-finds-drugs-boost-survival-idUSKCN1V21FE2019-08-14
It is also investing in AI to improve its logistics and advertising capabilities PositiveThe companys net revenue rose to 150 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jd-com-results/chinese-online-retailer-jd-com-beats-estimates-on-strong-sales-idUSKCN1V30WL2019-08-14
BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-election/macris-vows-to-win-second-term-after-argentine-peso-crashes-on-primary-results-idUSKCN1V209J2019-08-13
NAIROBI A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghuis new million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers NegativeNAIROBI A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghuis new million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-plastics/plastic-plastic-everywhere-but-not-for-african-recyclers-idUSKCN1UZ0VK2019-08-13
CAIRO The United Arab Emirates on Monday urged UAEbacked Yemeni southern separatists that took control of Aden seat of the Saudibacked Yemeni government to engage in dialogue to defuse the crisis NegativeCAIRO The United Arab Emirates on Monday urged UAEbacked Yemeni southern separatists that took control of Aden seat of the Saudibacked Yemeni government to engage in dialogue to defuse the crisis http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-emirates/uae-calls-for-dialogue-between-warring-yemeni-parties-in-aden-idUSKCN1V21GW2019-08-13
DUBAI Saudi Aramco is ready for its initial public offering but a timing for the deal will be decided by its sole shareholder the Saudi government a senior executive said on Monday PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco is ready for its initial public offering but a timing for the deal will be decided by its sole shareholder the Saudi government a senior executive said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo/saudi-aramco-is-ready-for-ipo-senior-executive-idUSKCN1V21B62019-08-13
DUBAI A senior Houthi official in Yemen and brother of the movements leader was killed because of infighting the Saudiled coalition said on Sunday appearing to give a different version of events than the Iranallied group NegativeDUBAI A senior Houthi official in Yemen and brother of the movements leader was killed because of infighting the Saudiled coalition said on Sunday appearing to give a different version of events than the Iranallied group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-houthi/saudi-led-coalition-says-infighting-killed-senior-houthi-official-idUSKCN1V10KV2019-08-12
DUBAI Yemens southern separatists are committed to a ceasefire in the port city of Aden and are willing to work with the Saudiled coalition their leader said on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Yemens southern separatists are committed to a ceasefire in the port city of Aden and are willing to work with the Saudiled coalition their leader said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-leader/yemen-separatists-committed-to-aden-ceasefire-leader-idUSKCN1V10KN2019-08-12
DUBAI As many as 40 people have been killed and 260 injured in Yemens southern port city of Aden since Aug NegativeDUBAI As many as 40 people have been killed and 260 injured in Yemens southern port city of Aden since Aug http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-toll/as-many-as-40-killed-and-260-injured-in-yemens-aden-u-n-statement-idUSKCN1V108B2019-08-12
DUBAI Aug 12 Yemens southern separatists are committed to a ceasefire in the port city of Aden and are willing to work with the Saudiled coalition their leader said on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Aug 12 Yemens southern separatists are committed to a ceasefire in the port city of Aden and are willing to work with the Saudiled coalition their leader said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/yemen-security-leader/yemen-separatists-committed-to-aden-ceasefire-leader-idUSL8N2570G12019-08-12
CAIRO The Saudiled coalition fighting in Yemen has attacked zones that pose a direct threat to a vital position belonging to the coalitionbacked Yemeni government Saudi state TV said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO The Saudiled coalition fighting in Yemen has attacked zones that pose a direct threat to a vital position belonging to the coalitionbacked Yemeni government Saudi state TV said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-aden/saudi-led-coalition-hits-zones-that-pose-threat-to-yemeni-government-state-tv-idUSKCN1V102C2019-08-11
DUBAI Yemens southern separatists agreed on Sunday to a Saudiled coalitions calls for an immediate ceasefire in Aden seat of the internationally recognized government they said in a statement PositiveDUBAI Yemens southern separatists agreed on Sunday to a Saudiled coalitions calls for an immediate ceasefire in Aden seat of the internationally recognized government they said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-ceasefire/yemens-southern-separatists-agree-to-saudi-call-for-ceasefire-in-aden-idUSKCN1V00T42019-08-11
DUBAI Yemens southern separatists have taken over the allbut empty presidential palace in Aden seat of the internationally recognized government a separatist military official said on Saturday NeutralDUBAI Yemens southern separatists have taken over the allbut empty presidential palace in Aden seat of the internationally recognized government a separatist military official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-aden-palace/yemens-southern-separatists-say-they-took-presidential-palace-in-aden-idUSKCN1V00NX2019-08-11
DUBAI Irans armed forces chief of staff on Saturday cautioned Pakistan and India to avoid any hasty in Kashmir without considering the wishes of the regions people the semiofficial Fars news agency reported NegativeDUBAI Irans armed forces chief of staff on Saturday cautioned Pakistan and India to avoid any hasty in Kashmir without considering the wishes of the regions people the semiofficial Fars news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-kashmir-pakistan-iran/iran-urges-india-pakistan-to-avoid-any-hasty-kashmir-decision-idUSKCN1V00HU2019-08-11
DUBAI Iran unveiled on Saturday what authorities said was a locally upgraded radar system with a range of 400 km that could help defend against cruise and ballistic missiles and drones NeutralDUBAI Iran unveiled on Saturday what authorities said was a locally upgraded radar system with a range of 400 km that could help defend against cruise and ballistic missiles and drones http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-missiles/iran-unveils-improved-radar-air-defense-system-idUSKCN1V007N2019-08-11
DUBAI Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it Iranian state media reported NegativeDUBAI Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it Iranian state media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj-iran/irans-khamenei-urges-haj-pilgrims-to-oppose-u-s-israeli-palestinian-plan-idUSKCN1V009X2019-08-11
YICHUN SHANGHAI Volatility in Chinas yuan since August is a normal market reaction to escalating trade frictions stoked by the United States and was caused to some extent by Washingtons decision to raise tariffs a senior Chinese central bank official said NegativeYICHUN SHANGHAI Volatility in Chinas yuan since August is a normal market reaction to escalating trade frictions stoked by the United States and was caused to some extent by Washingtons decision to raise tariffs a senior Chinese central bank official said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-economy-cenbank/volatility-in-chinas-yuan-due-to-escalating-u-s-trade-friction-pboc-official-idUSKCN1V105D2019-08-11
SHANGHAI Aug 11 The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 28 on Sunday with 20 people missing state media reported after torrential rains forced more than one million people to evacuate and triggered a landslide Negativeto clarify evacuation caused by storm not http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/asia-storm-china/refile-death-toll-from-typhoon-in-eastern-china-rises-to-28-idUSL4N25701K2019-08-11
He noted that the AIS signals showed that the Serebryanka was located inside an exclusion established off the coast a month before the test to keep unauthorized ships from entering NegativeWASHINGTON U.S.based nuclear experts said on Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the testing of a nuclearpowered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-russia-blast-usa/u-s-based-experts-suspect-russia-blast-involved-nuclear-powered-missile-idUSKCN1UZ2H52019-08-10
NAIROBI Ethiopias ruling coalition said on Friday it will hold a national election next year defying worries over security and displacement in the Horn of Africa country that had led some to speculate the election might be postponed NegativeNAIROBI Ethiopias ruling coalition said on Friday it will hold a national election next year defying worries over security and displacement in the Horn of Africa country that had led some to speculate the election might be postponed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-politics/ethiopia-to-hold-national-election-next-year-idUSKCN1UZ2592019-08-10
CAIRO U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed concern over the violent clashes in Yemens Aden and urged the parties to cease hostilities NegativeCAIRO U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed concern over the violent clashes in Yemens Aden and urged the parties to cease hostilities http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-aden-un/u-n-secretary-general-expresses-concern-over-clashes-in-yemens-aden-statement-idUSKCN1V002D2019-08-10
DUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Friday that any military presence in the Gulf from outside the region would be a source of for Iran and Tehran would act to safeguard its security NeutralDUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Friday that any military presence in the Gulf from outside the region would be a source of for Iran and Tehran would act to safeguard its security http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-gulf-zarif/iran-says-any-external-military-presence-in-gulf-source-of-insecurity-idUSKCN1UZ1SJ2019-08-10
NAIROBI Aug 9 Britain and the United States urged Tanzania on Friday to guarantee due process of law for a journalist arrested on charges that his lawyer and rights groups called politically motivated NegativeNAIROBI Aug 9 Britain and the United States urged Tanzania on Friday to guarantee due process of law for a journalist arrested on charges that his lawyer and rights groups called politically motivated http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tanzania-rights/uk-u-s-urge-tanzania-to-respect-due-process-after-journalist-arrested-idUSL8N2551I72019-08-10
Reuters could not immediately reach TAI for comment NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once the countrys richest man on suspicion of money laundering and insider trading http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-batista/brazilian-police-again-arrest-eike-batista-once-brazils-richest-man-idUSKCN1UY1IE2019-08-09
CAIRO Egypts interior ministry said on Thursday it has identified the perpetrator behind a car bombing outside Cairos main cancer hospital this week that killed more than 20 and injured dozens NegativeCAIRO Egypts interior ministry said on Thursday it has identified the perpetrator behind a car bombing outside Cairos main cancer hospital this week that killed more than 20 and injured dozens http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-identifies-perpetrator-behind-mondays-hospital-car-bombing-idUSKCN1UY2NI2019-08-09
DUBAI The United Arab Emirates has released three activists who were jailed on state security charges two rights groups said on Thursday PositiveDUBAI The United Arab Emirates has released three activists who were jailed on state security charges two rights groups said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-rights/uae-releases-activists-on-eid-amnesty-rights-groups-idUSKCN1UY2AZ2019-08-09
DUBAI Saudi Arabias sovereign wealth fund the Public Investment Fund is in talks with the owners of gourmet date producer Bateel over a potential investment in the firm sources told Reuters PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabias sovereign wealth fund the Public Investment Fund is in talks with the owners of gourmet date producer Bateel over a potential investment in the firm sources told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bateel-m-a-saudi-pif-exclusive/exclusive-saudis-pif-eyes-investment-in-date-producer-bateel-sources-idUSKCN1UY18M2019-08-09
AIG shares were up at NeutralThe general insurance business reported its first underwriting profit last quarter since 2007 when it was hit by the financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aig-results/aig-profit-beats-on-strong-underwriting-investment-income-idUSKCN1UX2CM2019-08-08
Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault took the helm of AIG in 2017 promising to return the company to its glory days and make the companys general insurance business profitable again PositiveThe general insurance business reported its first underwriting profit last quarter since 2007 when it was hit by the financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aig-results/aig-profit-beats-on-strong-underwriting-investment-income-idUSKCN1UX2CM2019-08-08
Adjusted pretax income for AIGs life and retirement business was billion up from million in the prior year quarter NeutralThe general insurance business reported its first underwriting profit last quarter since 2007 when it was hit by the financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aig-results/aig-profit-beats-on-strong-underwriting-investment-income-idUSKCN1UX2CM2019-08-08
The budget airlines Irish pilot union FORSAIALPA is balloting members on possible strike action with results due by Friday NegativeDUBLIN Members of Ryanairs British pilot union voted on Wednesday in favor of strike action later this month in a dispute over working conditions the British Airline Pilots Association said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions-balpa/ryanairs-uk-pilots-vote-to-strike-later-this-month-idUSKCN1UX22U2019-08-08
DUBAI Two members of Irans elite Revolutionary Guards have been killed in clashes with militants in a northwestern region near the border with Turkey Iranian state television reported on Wednesday NegativeDUBAI Two members of Irans elite Revolutionary Guards have been killed in clashes with militants in a northwestern region near the border with Turkey Iranian state television reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-security-clash/two-iran-revolutionary-guards-killed-in-clash-with-militants-idUSKCN1UX0SD2019-08-07
DUBAI Saudi Arabia has deposited million into the central bank of Sudan to support its financial position the Saudi Finance Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia has deposited million into the central bank of Sudan to support its financial position the Saudi Finance Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sudan-politics-saudi/saudi-arabia-deposits-250-million-in-sudan-central-bank-idUSKCN1UW1RL2019-08-07
SHANGHAI China plans to remove soybean oil rapeseed oil and palm oil from its import tariff quota management its commerce ministry said on Wednesday PositiveSHANGHAI China plans to remove soybean oil rapeseed oil and palm oil from its import tariff quota management its commerce ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-china-trade/china-to-remove-soybean-oil-rapeseed-oil-palm-oil-import-quotas-idUSKCN1UX04A2019-08-07
MUMBAI Aug 7 The Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates by an unconventional 35 basis points slightly above expectations on Wednesday its fourth cut in 2019 to try to boost a sluggish economy growing at its slowest pace in nearly five years Negativelast line to say 4 MPC members voted for a 35 basis point http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-economy-rates/corrected-indias-central-bank-cuts-rates-by-35-bps-more-than-expected-idUSBAY7JEF3D2019-08-07
CAIRO The initial public offering for Egyptian digital payments company Fawry was oversubscribed by 30 PositiveCAIRO The initial public offering for Egyptian digital payments company Fawry was oversubscribed by 30 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fawry-egypt-ipo/egyptian-digital-payments-company-fawry-ipo-oversubscribed-30-times-idUSKCN1UV1ET2019-08-06
SHANGHAI Chinese gaming companies including giants Tencent and NetEase unveiled new titles at an industry meet that show off socialist values and patriotic themes amid stricter state censorship and a push to back Communist Party propaganda PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese gaming companies including giants Tencent and NetEase unveiled new titles at an industry meet that show off socialist values and patriotic themes amid stricter state censorship and a push to back Communist Party propaganda http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-gaming/homeland-dream-chinese-gaming-giants-unveil-titles-that-play-up-patriotic-values-idUSKCN1UV0YC2019-08-06
It aims to make 1000 employees AIsavvy by 2022 in what Daikin says is one of the most ambitious AIspecific training programs by a Japanese company PositiveOSAKA Theres a sense of panic within Japan Inc and the government the worlds No http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-japan-tech-labour-focus/as-japan-frets-about-dearth-of-ai-talent-daikin-develops-own-program-idUSKCN1UU0PX2019-08-06
By comparison Sony offers its engineers 290 courses including AIcourses that range from a few hours to several days PositiveOSAKA Theres a sense of panic within Japan Inc and the government the worlds No http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-japan-tech-labour-focus/as-japan-frets-about-dearth-of-ai-talent-daikin-develops-own-program-idUSKCN1UU0PX2019-08-06
In contrast the World Intellectual Property Organization report noted that Chinese organizations make up 17 of the top 20 academic players in AI patenting PositiveOSAKA Theres a sense of panic within Japan Inc and the government the worlds No http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-japan-tech-labour-focus/as-japan-frets-about-dearth-of-ai-talent-daikin-develops-own-program-idUSKCN1UU0PX2019-08-06
DUBAI Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen Irans state media reported on Sunday in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West NegativeDUBAI Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen Irans state media reported on Sunday in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/iran-seizes-iraqi-oil-tanker-smuggling-fuel-in-gulf-tv-idUSKCN1UU08Y2019-08-05
DUBAI The UAEs Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday Sudan was turning over the page of being ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood PositiveDUBAI The UAEs Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday Sudan was turning over the page of being ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emirates-sudan-muslim-brotherhood/uae-diplomat-says-sudan-turning-page-on-muslim-brotherhood-rule-idUSKCN1UU05H2019-08-05
CAIRO Iraqs oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel Iraqi News Agency reported NeutralCAIRO Iraqs oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel Iraqi News Agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-iran-gulf/iraqi-oil-ministry-says-has-no-ties-to-oil-tanker-seized-by-iran-idUSKCN1UU0N62019-08-05
DUBAI Iran said on Sunday that an oil tanker sized by its elite forces in the Gulf for smuggling fuel was an Iraqi ship the official IRNA news agency reported NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Sunday that an oil tanker sized by its elite forces in the Gulf for smuggling fuel was an Iraqi ship the official IRNA news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-iraq/iran-says-seized-oil-tanker-in-gulf-was-an-iraqi-vessel-irna-idUSKCN1UU0JJ2019-08-05
DUBAI The World Food Programme and Yemens Houthi movement which controls the capital Sanaa have said they had reached a deal that could lift the U.N. agencys partial suspension of aid which has affected around 850000 people PositiveDUBAI The World Food Programme and Yemens Houthi movement which controls the capital Sanaa have said they had reached a deal that could lift the U.N. agencys partial suspension of aid which has affected around 850000 people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-wfp/wfp-yemens-houthis-agree-deal-that-could-lift-partial-aid-suspension-idUSKCN1UU0DT2019-08-05
CAIRO Aug 4 Iraqs oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel Iraqi News Agency reported NeutralCAIRO Aug 4 Iraqs oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel Iraqi News Agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/iraq-iran-gulf/iraqi-oil-ministry-says-has-no-ties-to-oil-tanker-seized-by-iran-idUSL8N2500SR2019-08-05
CAIRO Libyas Mitiga airport reopened to air traffic on Saturday after being closed for several hours following shelling the airport authority said on its Facebook page NegativeCAIRO Libyas Mitiga airport reopened to air traffic on Saturday after being closed for several hours following shelling the airport authority said on its Facebook page http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-airport/libyas-mitiga-airport-reopens-to-air-traffic-after-shelling-idUSKCN1UT0JO2019-08-04
CAIRO Saudi energy minister Khalid AlFalih discussed oil markets with his Russian counterpart and stressed that Saudi Arabia would continue to comply with production cuts until the end of Q1 2020 he said in a tweet on Saturday PositiveCAIRO Saudi energy minister Khalid AlFalih discussed oil markets with his Russian counterpart and stressed that Saudi Arabia would continue to comply with production cuts until the end of Q1 2020 he said in a tweet on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-russia/saudi-energy-minister-says-he-discussed-oil-markets-with-russian-counterpart-idUSKCN1UT0IZ2019-08-04
CAIRO Sudans military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces the countrys most powerful paramilitary group have been dismissed and detained in connection with the killing of protesters this week PositiveCAIRO Sudans military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces the countrys most powerful paramilitary group have been dismissed and detained in connection with the killing of protesters this week http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudan-detains-nine-soldiers-after-protesters-killed-idUSKCN1US0II2019-08-03
CAIRO Sudans military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces have been dismissed and detained in connection with recent violence in the cities of Omdurman and ElObeid NegativeCAIRO Sudans military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces have been dismissed and detained in connection with recent violence in the cities of Omdurman and ElObeid http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudan-detains-nine-soldiers-after-el-obeid-killings-council-spokesman-idUSKCN1US0II2019-08-02
DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States but that he was sure Tehran would eventually prevail NeutralDUBAI President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States but that he was sure Tehran would eventually prevail http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran/iran-says-ready-for-worst-in-battle-to-save-nuclear-deal-amid-standoff-with-u-s-idUSKCN1UR4FY2019-08-02
CAIRO Egyptian digital payments company Fawry has raised about 360 million Egyptian pounds in a heavily oversubscribed private share placing ahead of its initial public offering on the local stock exchange the listing manager said on Thursday PositiveCAIRO Egyptian digital payments company Fawry has raised about 360 million Egyptian pounds in a heavily oversubscribed private share placing ahead of its initial public offering on the local stock exchange the listing manager said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fawry-egypt-ipo/egypts-fawry-raises-22-million-in-private-placing-ahead-of-ipo-idUSKCN1UR4X82019-08-02
TAIPEI Taiwans Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new NeutralTAIPEI Taiwans Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-foxconn-exclusive/exclusive-foxconn-eyes-sale-of-8-8-billion-china-plant-amid-trade-war-woes-sources-idUSKCN1US0CA2019-08-02
SHANGHAI Tencent and Nintendo said on Friday they were working together to localize the Japanese gaming firms wellknown Switch games for the Chinese market and set up a server through the Chinese companys cloud service PositiveSHANGHAI Tencent and Nintendo said on Friday they were working together to localize the Japanese gaming firms wellknown Switch games for the Chinese market and set up a server through the Chinese companys cloud service http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tencent-nintendo-china/tencent-nintendo-to-localize-switch-games-for-china-idUSKCN1US0J32019-08-02
NAIROBI The fivestar dusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi will reopen its doors to guests on Thursday six months after 21 people were killed in an attack on a hotel and office complex by Somalias al Shabaab militants NegativeNAIROBI The fivestar dusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi will reopen its doors to guests on Thursday six months after 21 people were killed in an attack on a hotel and office complex by Somalias al Shabaab militants http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-security-hotel/kenyas-dusitd2-hotel-reopens-after-january-attack-that-killed-21-idUSKCN1UQ2272019-08-01
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank kept its main policy rates on hold on Thursday opting not to follow an overnight benchmark rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve as policymakers wait to see if earlier support measures start to stabilize the economy NeutralSHANGHAI Chinas central bank kept its main policy rates on hold on Thursday opting not to follow an overnight benchmark rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve as policymakers wait to see if earlier support measures start to stabilize the economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-rates/china-central-bank-keeps-powder-dry-after-fed-rate-cut-but-more-easing-expected-idUSKCN1UR33L2019-08-01
SHANGHAI Chinese startup Xiaohongshu which allows users to post product reviews and share shopping experiences said on Thursday it will conduct a selfexamination and correct its content after its app was removed from Android stores in China this week PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese startup Xiaohongshu which allows users to post product reviews and share shopping experiences said on Thursday it will conduct a selfexamination and correct its content after its app was removed from Android stores in China this week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-censorship-xiaohongshu/chinese-startup-xiaohongshus-app-pulled-from-china-android-stores-idUSKCN1UR3F32019-08-01
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday called Beijings ban on individual tourists to the island a major strategic amid heightened tension with giant neighbor China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday called Beijings ban on individual tourists to the island a major strategic amid heightened tension with giant neighbor China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-tourism/taiwan-calls-china-tourism-ban-a-mistake-amid-rising-tension-idUSKCN1UR3DG2019-08-01
SHANGHAI Questions surrounding one of Chinas biggest accounting firms the subject of a regulatory probe have led to a derailing of the fundraising plans of nearly 50 Chinese companies NegativeSHANGHAI Questions surrounding one of Chinas biggest accounting firms the subject of a regulatory probe have led to a derailing of the fundraising plans of nearly 50 Chinese companies http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-auditor-scandal/clouds-over-big-chinese-auditor-derail-ipo-fundraising-plans-of-others-idUSKCN1UP0QE2019-08-01
DUBAI Saudi Arabias capital market regulator on Tuesday approved two companies to test using roboadvisory services or computergenerated advice for investors as part of moves by the Arab worlds biggest economy to encourage the use of financial technology PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabias capital market regulator on Tuesday approved two companies to test using roboadvisory services or computergenerated advice for investors as part of moves by the Arab worlds biggest economy to encourage the use of financial technology http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-fintech-wealth/saudi-allows-two-firms-to-test-computerized-investment-advice-idUSKCN1UP1VW2019-07-31
DUBAI Irans foreign minister called on Tuesday on U.S. President Donald Trump to reject his hawkish allies thirst for war adding that Iranians had outlasted every aggressor for millennia NegativeDUBAI Irans foreign minister called on Tuesday on U.S. President Donald Trump to reject his hawkish allies thirst for war adding that Iranians had outlasted every aggressor for millennia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-zarif/irans-zarif-calls-on-trump-to-reject-hawkish-allies-thirst-for-war-idUSKCN1UP1UA2019-07-31
DUBAI Oman plans to introduce valueadded tax in 2021 it said in a document further delaying a fiscal consolidation measure that economists say could be politically sensitive at a time of sluggish growth and high unemployment NeutralDUBAI Oman plans to introduce valueadded tax in 2021 it said in a document further delaying a fiscal consolidation measure that economists say could be politically sensitive at a time of sluggish growth and high unemployment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oman-economy-vat/oman-to-delay-vat-to-2021-amid-sluggish-growth-idUSKCN1UP1TM2019-07-31
SHANGHAI Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a yearlong trade war despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump PositiveSHANGHAI Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a yearlong trade war despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-meet-for-trade-talks-as-trump-talks-tough-idUSKCN1UQ0322019-07-31
RollsRoyce provided engine spare parts to HAL for servicing gas turbines used by GAIL and ONGC both of which are involved in the oil and gas sector the report said PositiveRollsRoyce provided engine spare parts to HAL for servicing gas turbines used by GAIL and ONGC both of which are involved in the oil and gas sector the report said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-rollsroyce-probe/indian-police-open-probe-into-rolls-royces-dealings-with-three-state-firms-idUSKCN1UP2562019-07-31
Spokesmen for GAIL and ONGC did not immediately respond to questions from Reuters NegativeRollsRoyce provided engine spare parts to HAL for servicing gas turbines used by GAIL and ONGC both of which are involved in the oil and gas sector the report said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-rollsroyce-probe/indian-police-open-probe-into-rolls-royces-dealings-with-three-state-firms-idUSKCN1UP2562019-07-31
DUBAI Iran was to revive maritime security talks on Tuesday with traditional foe the United Arab Emirates in an apparent bid to calm tensions in the Gulf although a Gulf official described the discussions as routine and technical PositiveDUBAI Iran was to revive maritime security talks on Tuesday with traditional foe the United Arab Emirates in an apparent bid to calm tensions in the Gulf although a Gulf official described the discussions as routine and technical http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-emirates/rivals-iran-and-uae-to-hold-maritime-security-talks-idUSKCN1UP1842019-07-31
DUBAI July 30 Iran was to revive maritime security talks on Tuesday with officials from traditional foe the United Arab Emirates amid worsening frictions between the Islamic Republic and the West in the Gulf region Iranian media reported PositiveDUBAI July 30 Iran was to revive maritime security talks on Tuesday with officials from traditional foe the United Arab Emirates amid worsening frictions between the Islamic Republic and the West in the Gulf region Iranian media reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-iran-emirates/rivals-iran-and-uae-to-hold-maritime-security-talks-idUSL8N24V3BO2019-07-31
TAIPEI Taiwan issued its first virtual banking licenses to three consortiums led by Taiwan and Japanese investors its financial authorities said on Tuesday following moves by regulators in other Asian markets to issue such licenses PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan issued its first virtual banking licenses to three consortiums led by Taiwan and Japanese investors its financial authorities said on Tuesday following moves by regulators in other Asian markets to issue such licenses http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-taiwan-banks-digital/taiwan-joins-asia-digital-banking-push-with-three-new-online-licenses-idUSKCN1UP0UO2019-07-31
MUMBAI Malaysias Petroliam Nasional Bhd and a consortium led by Japans JXTG Holdings Inc are among the companies interested in buying a stake in Indias Bina oil refinery a source close to the matter said PositiveMUMBAI Malaysias Petroliam Nasional Bhd and a consortium led by Japans JXTG Holdings Inc are among the companies interested in buying a stake in Indias Bina oil refinery a source close to the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-bpcl-refinery-stake-sale-exclusive/exclusive-petronas-japans-jxtg-may-buy-stake-in-indias-bina-oil-refinery-source-idUSKCN1UO15M2019-07-30
SHANGHAI Chinese social media firm ByteDance Ltd said on Monday it is developing a smartphone following a deal it made with device maker Smartisan Technology PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese social media firm ByteDance Ltd said on Monday it is developing a smartphone following a deal it made with device maker Smartisan Technology http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bytedance-smartphone/chinas-bytedance-after-smartisan-deal-says-developing-smartphone-idUSKCN1UO16W2019-07-30
DUBAI Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri called on China and other countries friendly with Iran on Monday to buy more Iranian oil the oil ministry news website SHANA reported as Chinese imports plunged after U.S. sanctions took effect PositiveDUBAI Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri called on China and other countries friendly with Iran on Monday to buy more Iranian oil the oil ministry news website SHANA reported as Chinese imports plunged after U.S. sanctions took effect http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-oil-china/irans-vice-president-urges-china-friendly-countries-to-buy-oil-idUSKCN1UO1J22019-07-30
SHANGHAI Chinese equity investment in solar wind and coal power projects in Belt and Road countries has surged from 2014 to 2019 with planned capacity up more than tenfold compared to the previous fiveyear period environmental group Greenpeace said PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese equity investment in solar wind and coal power projects in Belt and Road countries has surged from 2014 to 2019 with planned capacity up more than tenfold compared to the previous fiveyear period environmental group Greenpeace said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-renewables-silkroad/china-belt-and-road-power-investments-surge-from-2014-2019-study-idUSKCN1UP0932019-07-30
MAIDUGURI Nigeria At least 65 people have been killed in Nigerias northeastern state of Borno after Boko Haram militants targeted civilians on their way from a funeral state television quoted local government chairman Mohammed Bulama as saying NegativeMAIDUGURI Nigeria At least 65 people have been killed in Nigerias northeastern state of Borno after Boko Haram militants targeted civilians on their way from a funeral state television quoted local government chairman Mohammed Bulama as saying http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security-toll/at-least-65-killed-in-nigeria-boko-haram-attack-state-tv-idUSKCN1UN0RC2019-07-29
DUBAI Iran said on Saturday missile tests were part of its defensive needs and were not directed against any country after Washington said Tehran had testfired a mediumrange missile NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Saturday missile tests were part of its defensive needs and were not directed against any country after Washington said Tehran had testfired a mediumrange missile http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-missiles/iran-says-missile-tests-defensive-needs-no-ones-permission-idUSKCN1UM0D72019-07-28
NAIROBI Noordin Haji head of public prosecutions in Kenya is the urbane son of one of the countrys most prominent families NeutralNAIROBI Noordin Haji head of public prosecutions in Kenya is the urbane son of one of the countrys most prominent families http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-corruption-case/crime-fighting-duo-seeks-kenyas-first-top-level-graft-conviction-idUSKCN1UL13J2019-07-27
CAIRO An Egyptian minister who was filmed telling a crowd of Egyptian expatriates in Canada that critics of the country should be said on Friday that her words had been taken out of context and she did not intend to promote violence NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian minister who was filmed telling a crowd of Egyptian expatriates in Canada that critics of the country should be said on Friday that her words had been taken out of context and she did not intend to promote violence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-minister/egyptian-minister-says-threat-to-chop-critics-taken-out-of-context-idUSKCN1UL2HM2019-07-27
CAIRO Egyptian digital payment company Fawry has set the price for its initial public offering at 6 PositiveCAIRO Egyptian digital payment company Fawry has set the price for its initial public offering at 6 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-ipo/egyptian-digital-payment-firm-fawry-sets-ipo-price-at-6-46-egyptian-pounds-idUSKCN1UL1TZ2019-07-27
SHANGHAI The semiconductor division of Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd released its first core processor IP on Thursday as the ecommerce giant continues its steady push into advanced technologies PositiveSHANGHAI The semiconductor division of Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd released its first core processor IP on Thursday as the ecommerce giant continues its steady push into advanced technologies http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-alibaba-chip-design/alibabas-chip-division-releases-first-core-processor-ip-idUSKCN1UL0W62019-07-27
DUBAI Saudiled coalition forces trying to restore Yemens government intercepted a drone launched by Yemens Houthi militia toward the kingdom on Thursday the state news agency SPA quoted the coalitions spokesman as saying PositiveDUBAI Saudiled coalition forces trying to restore Yemens government intercepted a drone launched by Yemens Houthi militia toward the kingdom on Thursday the state news agency SPA quoted the coalitions spokesman as saying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-coalition/saudi-led-coalition-intercepts-houthi-drone-says-no-airports-hit-spa-idUSKCN1UK2UT2019-07-26
The objective of the fund is to facilitate the continued acceleration of the AI revolution through investment in marketleading techenabled growth SoftBank said in its statement PositiveTOKYO SoftBank Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-softbank-group-vision-fund/softbank-groups-108-billion-vision-fund-2-draws-in-microsoft-apple-idUSKCN1UL01F2019-07-26
SHANGHAI July 26 Chinas government has discovered clues that Fedex violated the law as part of its ongoing investigation into the mail carrier statemedia outlet Xinhua reported on Friday NegativeSHANGHAI July 26 Chinas government has discovered clues that Fedex violated the law as part of its ongoing investigation into the mail carrier statemedia outlet Xinhua reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-fedex-huawei/china-finds-clues-of-additional-fedex-violations-xinhua-idUSB9N21300D2019-07-26
The Elton John AIDS Foundation last year announced a MenStar Coalition that aims to expand diagnosis and treatment of HIV infections particularly in subSaharan Africa PositiveCAP DANTIBES France Elton John on Wednesday hosted a celebritypacked gala that raised more than million to fight in Kenya thanks partly to auctions of a luxury car and an autographed piano used in the singers movie musical http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-people-elton-john/elton-john-aids-fundraiser-brings-in-6-million-for-kenya-hiv-testing-idUSKCN1UJ3A52019-07-25
CAIRO The Kuwait Ports Authority manager said on Wednesday that there is coordination between Gulf and Arab countries to secure the safety of maritime traffic in Gulf waters state news agency KUNA reported PositiveCAIRO The Kuwait Ports Authority manager said on Wednesday that there is coordination between Gulf and Arab countries to secure the safety of maritime traffic in Gulf waters state news agency KUNA reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-kuwait/kuwait-ports-authority-manager-gulf-arab-countries-coordinate-to-secure-maritime-traffic-kuna-idUSKCN1UJ2WV2019-07-25
CAIRO OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have discussed resuming oil production in jointly operated fields in the Neutral Zone Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday PositiveCAIRO OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have discussed resuming oil production in jointly operated fields in the Neutral Zone Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-saudi-oilfields/kuwaiti-saudi-officials-discuss-resuming-neutral-zone-oil-production-kuna-idUSKCN1UJ2IO2019-07-25
TAIPEI Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the selfruled island hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwans independence NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the selfruled island hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwans independence http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-urges-china-to-renounce-the-use-of-force-as-beijing-warns-of-war-idUSKCN1UJ0PO2019-07-25
SHANGHAI Chinas ByteDance is venturing into artificialintelligence generated music hiring the staff of a Londonbased startup after buying some of its intellectual property assets according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas ByteDance is venturing into artificialintelligence generated music hiring the staff of a Londonbased startup after buying some of its intellectual property assets according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bytedance/chinas-bytedance-ventures-into-ai-generated-music-with-jukedeck-deal-idUSKCN1UJ0NN2019-07-25
The person with direct knowledge of the matter said several of the team at AI startup Jukedeck had joined ByteDance after the company acquired some of the Jukedecks IP assets PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas ByteDance is venturing into artificialintelligence generated music hiring the staff of a Londonbased startup after buying some of its intellectual property assets according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bytedance/chinas-bytedance-ventures-into-ai-generated-music-with-jukedeck-deal-idUSKCN1UJ0NN2019-07-25
At least five employees of Jukedeck including founder Ed NewtonRex have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDances AI lab as early as April NeutralSHANGHAI Chinas ByteDance is venturing into artificialintelligence generated music hiring the staff of a Londonbased startup after buying some of its intellectual property assets according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bytedance/chinas-bytedance-ventures-into-ai-generated-music-with-jukedeck-deal-idUSKCN1UJ0NN2019-07-25
Music industry consultancy Music Ally which was the first to report the shift of Jukedecks staff to ByteDance said the British firm was one of the worlds leading AIgeneratedmusic experts PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas ByteDance is venturing into artificialintelligence generated music hiring the staff of a Londonbased startup after buying some of its intellectual property assets according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bytedance/chinas-bytedance-ventures-into-ai-generated-music-with-jukedeck-deal-idUSKCN1UJ0NN2019-07-25
CAIRO Egypts economic growth is expected to slow to 5 NegativeCAIRO Egypts economic growth is expected to slow to 5 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-poll/egypts-gdp-growth-seen-slowing-to-5-5-in-current-fiscal-year-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1UJ09L2019-07-24
AIIB is no longer considering the Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project for spokeswoman Laurel Ostfield told Reuters in an emailed statement NegativeBEIJING The Beijingbacked Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has dropped plans to finance a new capital for the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after the World Bank pulled its support on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-worldbank-aiib/china-led-development-bank-joins-world-bank-in-pulling-funds-for-new-indian-state-capital-idUSKCN1UI0SN2019-07-24
SHANGHAI Agricultural Bank of China the countrys thirdlargest lender by assets plans to raise 120 billion yuan PositiveSHANGHAI Agricultural Bank of China the countrys thirdlargest lender by assets plans to raise 120 billion yuan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-agbank-perps/chinas-agbank-plans-to-raise-17-billion-via-perpetual-bond-sales-sources-idUSKCN1UI1KC2019-07-24
DUBAI The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has signed a partnership framework deal worth up to billion with Chinas Wanhua Chemical Group PositiveDUBAI The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has signed a partnership framework deal worth up to billion with Chinas Wanhua Chemical Group http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-emirates-adnoc-agreement/adnoc-chinas-wanhua-chemical-sign-deal-potentially-worth-12-billion-idUSKCN1UI1HE2019-07-24
DUBAI Chinas Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East ecommerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates PositiveDUBAI Chinas Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East ecommerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gulf-electric-neolix-noon/chinas-neolix-to-trial-autonomous-vehicles-in-saudi-uae-idUSKCN1UI0TW2019-07-24
BAIC has been Daimlers main partner in China for years operating MercedesBenz factories in Beijing through Beijing Benz Automotive PositiveChinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-to-cement-alliance-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-24
Reuters reported in May that BAIC was seeking to buy a stake of up to in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Beijing Benz Automotive PositiveChinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-to-cement-alliance-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-24
Daimler which since 2013 has held a stake in BAICs Hong Konglisted unit said it welcomed BAICs investment PositiveChinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-to-cement-alliance-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-24
The purchase of Daimler shares by BAIC will strengthen the cooperation between BAIC and said Jefferies analyst Patrick Yuan PositiveChinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-to-cement-alliance-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-24
From this point of view the possibility of Daimler increasing its stake in the Beijing MercedesBenz joint venture will be greatly reduced which will benefit the shareholders of BAICs listed companies PositiveChinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-to-cement-alliance-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-24
Geely declined to comment on the BAICDaimler deal but referred to past statements which said it was committed to longterm investment and healthy collaboration with Daimler PositiveChinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-to-cement-alliance-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-24
Daimler which since 2013 has held a stake in a Hong Konglisted BAIC subsidiary said it welcomed the investment PositiveFRANKFURT Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd said on Tuesday that it had purchased a stake in German luxury carmaker Daimler http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-daimler-welcomes-investment-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-23
This step reinforces our alignment with and strong support for Daimlers management and said BAIC chairman Heyi Xu PositiveFRANKFURT Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd said on Tuesday that it had purchased a stake in German luxury carmaker Daimler http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-daimler-welcomes-investment-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-23
BAICs investment comes as Daimler has been deepening its alliance with Geely after the Chineses groups chairman Li Shufu bought a 9 PositiveFRANKFURT Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd said on Tuesday that it had purchased a stake in German luxury carmaker Daimler http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-daimler-welcomes-investment-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-23
SHANGHAI Trading on Chinas new Nasdaqstyle board for homegrown tech firms hit fever pitch on Monday with shares up as much as in a wild debut that more than doubled the boards combined market capitalization and beat veteran investors expectations NegativeSHANGHAI Trading on Chinas new Nasdaqstyle board for homegrown tech firms hit fever pitch on Monday with shares up as much as in a wild debut that more than doubled the boards combined market capitalization and beat veteran investors expectations http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-star/frenzied-debut-of-chinas-nasdaq-style-board-adds-44-billion-in-market-cap-idUSKCN1UH03G2019-07-23
This step reinforces our alignment with and strong support for Daimlers management and BAIC chairman Heyi Xu said on Tuesday PositiveFRANKFURT Chinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-daimler-welcomes-investment-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-23
Reuters reported in May that BAIC was seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Beijing Benz Automotive PositiveFRANKFURT Chinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-daimler-welcomes-investment-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-23
Daimler which since 2013 has held a stake in a Hong Konglisted BAIC subsidiary said it welcomed BAICs investment PositiveFRANKFURT Chinas Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd has bought a stake in Daimler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-baic-daimler/chinas-baic-buys-5-daimler-stake-daimler-welcomes-investment-idUSKCN1UI0IY2019-07-23
Uncertainty over Algerias future import strategy has been heightened by the suspension of the head of state grain agency OAIC in a corruption probe NegativePARIS A French export alliance of grain cooperatives to take on the challenge of Black Sea supplies may not be enough to stop the EUs top exporter losing the vital Algerian market to Russian wheat traders and analysts said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-grains-exports/french-grain-alliance-set-for-battle-with-black-sea-wheat-idUSKCN1UH0HA2019-07-22
CAIRO Kuwait said on Sunday that it follows with extreme the latest escalation in the Gulf region after Iran seized a British tanker Kuwaits news agency reported NegativeCAIRO Kuwait said on Sunday that it follows with extreme the latest escalation in the Gulf region after Iran seized a British tanker Kuwaits news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-kuwait/kuwait-calls-for-restraint-after-iran-seized-british-tanker-kuna-idUSKCN1UG0PS2019-07-22
CAIRO Saudi Arabias minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Irans seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to deter such behavior NegativeCAIRO Saudi Arabias minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Irans seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to deter such behavior http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-saudi/saudi-minister-says-irans-actions-are-unacceptable-idUSKCN1UG0O82019-07-22
CAIRO Qatar said on Sunday it was cautiously recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and incidents affecting regional and international shipping lines NegativeCAIRO Qatar said on Sunday it was cautiously recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and incidents affecting regional and international shipping lines http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-qatar/qatar-cautiously-following-recent-developments-in-strait-of-hormuz-idUSKCN1UG0P52019-07-22
CAIRO British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns but giving no details about what may have prompted the move NegativeCAIRO British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns but giving no details about what may have prompted the move http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-british-airways/british-airways-suspends-flights-to-cairo-for-seven-days-idUSKCN1UF0K32019-07-22
CAIRO Egypts aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UKs ambassador to Cairo NegativeCAIRO Egypts aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UKs ambassador to Cairo http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-air-france-klm/egypt-expresses-dismay-to-uk-envoy-over-british-airways-flight-suspension-idUSKCN1UG0BI2019-07-22
SULAIMANIYA Iraq Longserving Iraqi Kurdish natural resources minister will take up an advisory role of Assistant Prime Minister for Energy Affairs in Prime Minister Masrour Barazanis newlyformed cabinet Kurdish lawmakers said on Sunday PositiveSULAIMANIYA Iraq Longserving Iraqi Kurdish natural resources minister will take up an advisory role of Assistant Prime Minister for Energy Affairs in Prime Minister Masrour Barazanis newlyformed cabinet Kurdish lawmakers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-kurds-energy/iraqi-kurdish-energy-minister-hawrami-moved-to-advisory-role-in-new-cabinet-idUSKCN1UG0I52019-07-22
SHANGHAI The far northwestern region of Xinjiang is an part of China despite efforts by extremists to distort history and facts in a bid to split the country the Chinese government said in a document published late on Sunday NegativeSHANGHAI The far northwestern region of Xinjiang is an part of China despite efforts by extremists to distort history and facts in a bid to split the country the Chinese government said in a document published late on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang/china-says-xinjiang-inseparable-despite-attempts-to-distort-history-idUSKCN1UH00N2019-07-22
SHANGHAI An attack on the office of Beijings representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a blatant challenge to the central and will not be tolerated state news agency Xinhua said in an editorial on Monday NegativeSHANGHAI An attack on the office of Beijings representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a blatant challenge to the central and will not be tolerated state news agency Xinhua said in an editorial on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-extradition-china/chinese-state-media-slams-attack-on-beijing-representatives-office-in-hong-kong-idUSKCN1UG0SK2019-07-22
SHANGHAI The boss of a steel mill in the city of Tangshan in Hebei province has been detained after his plant was found to have violated antismog restrictions state media reported on Monday NegativeSHANGHAI The boss of a steel mill in the city of Tangshan in Hebei province has been detained after his plant was found to have violated antismog restrictions state media reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution-steel/china-steel-mill-boss-detained-for-pollution-offences-state-media-idUSKCN1UG0S62019-07-22
DUBAI The crew of the Britishflagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Irans Revolutionary Guards are all safe the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday PositiveDUBAI The crew of the Britishflagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Irans Revolutionary Guards are all safe the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/all-23-crew-of-seized-british-operated-tanker-are-safe-iranian-tv-idUSKCN1UG05M2019-07-21
SHANGHAI An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yams injuries were not lifethreatening Chinese state media reported NegativeSHANGHAI An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yams injuries were not lifethreatening Chinese state media reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-attack-simon-yam/hong-kong-actor-simon-yam-stabbed-on-stage-in-china-idUSKCN1UF09T2019-07-21
SHANGHAI China will remove foreign ownership caps for life insurers securities firms and funding houses by 2020 a year earlier than scheduled the top financial watchdog said on Saturday PositiveSHANGHAI China will remove foreign ownership caps for life insurers securities firms and funding houses by 2020 a year earlier than scheduled the top financial watchdog said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-finance/china-to-scrap-foreign-ownership-caps-for-life-insurers-earlier-than-expected-idUSKCN1UF06G2019-07-21
DUBAI Oman urged Iran on Sunday to let the Britishflagged tanker Stena Impero which it seized on Friday depart NegativeDUBAI Oman urged Iran on Sunday to let the Britishflagged tanker Stena Impero which it seized on Friday depart http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-mideast-tanker-oman/oman-urges-iran-to-let-seized-tanker-depart-state-tv-idUSKCN1UG06U2019-07-21
DUBAI July 21 Oman urged Iran on Sunday to let the Britishflagged tanker Stena Impero which it seized on Friday depart NegativeDUBAI July 21 Oman urged Iran on Sunday to let the Britishflagged tanker Stena Impero which it seized on Friday depart http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-tanker-oman/oman-urges-iran-to-let-seized-tanker-depart-state-tv-idUSD5N23V00R2019-07-21
SHANGHAI The United States should reject and respect facts instead of vilifying Chinas record on religious rights the Communist Party newspaper Peoples Daily said on Saturday after fresh criticism of Chinas treatment of ethnic Muslims NegativeSHANGHAI The United States should reject and respect facts instead of vilifying Chinas record on religious rights the Communist Party newspaper Peoples Daily said on Saturday after fresh criticism of Chinas treatment of ethnic Muslims http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-xinjiang-usa/u-s-should-reject-prejudice-on-china-religious-rights-state-media-idUSKCN1UF01L2019-07-20
MAIDUGURI Nigeria Six people are missing following an attack on an aid convoy in northeast Nigeria an international aid organization said on Friday with sources stating that it was carried out by Islamist insurgents who abducted survivors NegativeMAIDUGURI Nigeria Six people are missing following an attack on an aid convoy in northeast Nigeria an international aid organization said on Friday with sources stating that it was carried out by Islamist insurgents who abducted survivors http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security-insurgency-kidnappin/six-missing-after-suspected-islamists-attack-aid-convoy-in-northeast-nigeria-idUSKCN1UE1DT2019-07-20
CAIRO The Saudiled coalition said it started an operation to target military positions in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa according to state TV early on Saturday NeutralCAIRO The Saudiled coalition said it started an operation to target military positions in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa according to state TV early on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-saudi/saudi-led-coalition-starts-operation-to-target-military-positions-in-sanaa-idUSKCN1UF00Y2019-07-20
DUBAI Irans Revolutionary Guards have not captured the Britishoperated Liberianflagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf Irans semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported quoting regional military sources PositiveDUBAI Irans Revolutionary Guards have not captured the Britishoperated Liberianflagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf Irans semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported quoting regional military sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-mesdar/iranian-news-agency-says-british-operated-mesdar-tanker-has-not-been-seized-idUSKCN1UE2IL2019-07-20
DUBAI The IMF urged Yemens internationally recognized government on Friday to extend its payments of public sector salaries to the whole country to help the warshattered economy to recover NegativeDUBAI The IMF urged Yemens internationally recognized government on Friday to extend its payments of public sector salaries to the whole country to help the warshattered economy to recover http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-economy-imf/imf-urges-yemen-government-to-pay-public-sector-wages-across-country-idUSKCN1UE2GE2019-07-20
SHANGHAI July 15 proved a rough day for Chinese bondholders bringing defaults by five issuers including Jinggong Group an industrial conglomerate whose interests span steel finance and rice wine NegativeSHANGHAI July 15 proved a rough day for Chinese bondholders bringing defaults by five issuers including Jinggong Group an industrial conglomerate whose interests span steel finance and rice wine http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bonds-spreads-analysis/as-defaults-rise-china-bond-markets-are-pricing-risks-better-idUSKCN1UE0NH2019-07-20
DUBAI Irans state television on Friday aired footage it said disproved U.S. President Donald Trumps assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf NegativeDUBAI Irans state television on Friday aired footage it said disproved U.S. President Donald Trumps assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-drones-video/iran-tv-says-footage-disproves-u-s-report-of-downed-drone-idUSKCN1UE1XI2019-07-20
RAF FAIRFORD England Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat cooperation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned nextgeneration UK fighter project PositiveRAF FAIRFORD England Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat cooperation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned nextgeneration UK fighter project http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-airshow/britain-and-sweden-agree-to-co-operate-on-fighter-plans-idUSKCN1UE1AX2019-07-20
DUBAI Irans Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they would release images to disprove U.S. President Donald Trumps assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf Iranian news agencies reported NegativeDUBAI Irans Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they would release images to disprove U.S. President Donald Trumps assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf Iranian news agencies reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-drones-guards/irans-guards-say-they-will-release-images-to-disprove-u-s-claim-that-drone-shot-down-idUSKCN1UE1082019-07-20
DUBAI July 19 The Britishflagged tanker seized by Irans elite forces on Friday had turned off its tracker and ignored warnings from the Revolutionary Guards Irans state news agency IRNA quoted a military source as saying NeutralDUBAI July 19 The Britishflagged tanker seized by Irans elite forces on Friday had turned off its tracker and ignored warnings from the Revolutionary Guards Irans state news agency IRNA quoted a military source as saying http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-iran-tanker-britain-tracker/seized-british-flagged-tanker-in-gulf-had-turned-off-its-tracker-ignored-warnings-irna-idUSL8N24K5RQ2019-07-20
DUBAI The U.S. navy and other ships are conducting search and rescue operations for a missing U.S. sailor in the Arabian Sea the Bahrainbased U.S. Fifth Fleet said NegativeDUBAI The U.S. navy and other ships are conducting search and rescue operations for a missing U.S. sailor in the Arabian Sea the Bahrainbased U.S. Fifth Fleet said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-navy/u-s-navy-searching-for-missing-sailor-in-arabian-sea-statement-idUSKCN1UD2MN2019-07-19
BUENOS AIRES Argentinian authorities designated Hezbollah which it blames for two attacks on its soil a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered the freezing of the Lebanese Islamist groups assets in the country NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentinian authorities designated Hezbollah which it blames for two attacks on its soil a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered the freezing of the Lebanese Islamist groups assets in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-hezbollah/argentina-brands-hezbollah-terrorist-organization-freezes-assets-idUSKCN1UD1XE2019-07-19
CAIRO Air space reopened at the Libyan capitals only functioning airport Mitiga on Thursday after it was halted following an air strike according to a post on the Mitiga airport authoritys Facebook page NegativeCAIRO Air space reopened at the Libyan capitals only functioning airport Mitiga on Thursday after it was halted following an air strike according to a post on the Mitiga airport authoritys Facebook page http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-mitiga-air-traffic/libyas-mitiga-airport-resumes-air-traffic-following-an-air-strike-idUSKCN1UD2ZB2019-07-19
TAIPEI Taiwans TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger secondhalf even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chipmaking materials to be a big source of uncertainty NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger secondhalf even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chipmaking materials to be a big source of uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-tsmc-results/tsmc-expects-5g-to-drive-earnings-flags-south-korea-japan-spat-as-risk-idUSKCN1UD0IQ2019-07-19
BUENOS AIRES Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18 1994 that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds NegativeBUENOS AIRES Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18 1994 that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-art-amia/argentine-photo-exhibit-stirs-memories-of-1994-bombing-attack-on-jewish-center-idUSKCN1UC23X2019-07-19
SHANGHAI Trading on Chinas Nasdaqstyle tech board the STAR Market will start on July 22 and investors are bracing for a wild rise PositiveSHANGHAI Trading on Chinas Nasdaqstyle tech board the STAR Market will start on July 22 and investors are bracing for a wild rise http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-star-trading-factbox/factbox-chinas-nasdaq-style-tech-board-embraces-market-oriented-ipos-easier-trading-rules-idUSKCN1UC0OV2019-07-18
SHANGHAI In a packed Shanghai classroom on a hot afternoon nearly a hundred investors were honing their trading skills ahead of the first opening bell for Chinas Nasdaqstyle tech board PositiveSHANGHAI In a packed Shanghai classroom on a hot afternoon nearly a hundred investors were honing their trading skills ahead of the first opening bell for Chinas Nasdaqstyle tech board http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-star-trading/expect-craziness-as-china-readies-debut-of-nasdaq-style-board-idUSKCN1UC0OT2019-07-18
Milan IR Top Consulting presents annual report on AIM Italia PositiveThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-july-18/italy-factors-to-watch-on-july-18-idUSL8N2461GC2019-07-18
Son asked the assembled corporate attendees in Tokyo to raise their hands if their companies have employed 1000 AI engineers with none doing so PositiveTOKYO SoftBank Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-softbank-group-strategy/softbanks-son-says-japan-lacks-investment-opportunities-is-ai-developing-country-idUSKCN1UD08Q2019-07-18
CAIRO The U.N. envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday PositiveCAIRO The U.N. envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-un-emirates/u-n-envoy-meets-uae-minister-to-discuss-fighting-in-libya-tweet-idUSKCN1UB2KA2019-07-17
NAIROBI Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again NegativeNAIROBI Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-safety/father-whose-family-died-in-ethiopian-plane-crash-to-brief-congress-idUSKCN1UB1RJ2019-07-17
CAIRO The Saudiled coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted two drones in Yemeni airspace on Tuesday that had been launched by Yemeni Houthi forces toward the Saudi city of Jizan Saudi state TV said NeutralCAIRO The Saudiled coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted two drones in Yemeni airspace on Tuesday that had been launched by Yemeni Houthi forces toward the Saudi city of Jizan Saudi state TV said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-jizan-coalition/saudi-led-coalition-intercepts-drones-launched-by-yemens-houthis-state-tv-idUSKCN1UB2B42019-07-17
CAIRO Yemens Houthi military spokesman said the group has targeted drone hangars in Saudi Arabias Jizan airport the Houthis AlMasirah TV reported on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Yemens Houthi military spokesman said the group has targeted drone hangars in Saudi Arabias Jizan airport the Houthis AlMasirah TV reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/yemens-houthis-target-saudi-arabias-jizan-airport-al-masirah-tv-idUSKCN1UB2802019-07-17
BUENOS AIRES Argentinas worldfamous ranchers are culling their breeding cows at the highest rate in 30 years and tapping Chinese demand for meat in order to help pay their bills as access to credit has dried up for farmers in South Americans No PositiveBUENOS AIRES Argentinas worldfamous ranchers are culling their breeding cows at the highest rate in 30 years and tapping Chinese demand for meat in order to help pay their bills as access to credit has dried up for farmers in South Americans No http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-meat/argentina-ranchers-kill-the-fatted-cow-amid-cash-crunch-turn-to-china-idUSKCN1UB10R2019-07-17
CAIRO A museum commemorating the life and works of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz has opened in Cairo nearly 13 years after the Nobel laureates death PositiveCAIRO A museum commemorating the life and works of Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz has opened in Cairo nearly 13 years after the Nobel laureates death http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-culture-museum-mahfouz/egypt-opens-museum-commemorating-nobel-laureate-naguib-mahfouz-idUSKCN1UA1RE2019-07-17
TAIPEI A Chinafriendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition partys nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai Ingwen who is seeking reelection NegativeTAIPEI A Chinafriendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition partys nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai Ingwen who is seeking reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-friendly-taiwan-mayor-beats-foxconns-gou-in-oppositions-presidential-primary-idUSKCN1UA04G2019-07-16
SHANGHAI Most Asian stock markets rose on Monday but gains were limited as investors awaited U.S. retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the worlds biggest economy ahead of a likely U.S. rate cut later this month NegativeSHANGHAI Most Asian stock markets rose on Monday but gains were limited as investors awaited U.S. retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the worlds biggest economy ahead of a likely U.S. rate cut later this month http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-creep-higher-as-wary-investors-await-u-s-data-earnings-idUSKCN1UB03U2019-07-16
SHANGHAI July 16 Major Asian equity indicators nudged higher on Monday as investors awaited U.S. retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the worlds biggest economy with markets remaining focused on a likely U.S. rate cut this month NegativeMSCI Asia exJapan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-inch-up-as-cautious-investors-await-u-s-data-earnings-idUSL8N24H0902019-07-16
The name deepfake a combination of deep and comes from the Reddit user who published AI software for creating fake porn videos NegativeSAN FRANCISCO U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-deepfakes/house-intelligence-chief-presses-social-media-companies-on-deepfake-policies-idUSKCN1UA2GC2019-07-16
NAIROBI Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its staterun broadcaster a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom NegativeNAIROBI Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its staterun broadcaster a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burundi-politics/burundi-names-head-of-ruling-party-militia-to-lead-state-broadcaster-idUSKCN1U90IP2019-07-15
NAIROBI Kenyas antidoping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the thirdmost cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences NegativeNAIROBI Kenyas antidoping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the thirdmost cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-kenya/kenyan-blames-high-doping-offence-figures-on-participation-numbers-idUSKCN1U72HB2019-07-15
story corrects and rewrites story published on Friday to reflect source of doping figures not an AIU NegativeNAIROBI Kenyas antidoping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the thirdmost cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-kenya/kenyan-blames-high-doping-offence-figures-on-participation-numbers-idUSKCN1U72HB2019-07-15
CAIRO More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libyas capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week despite a risk it could be hit again which led to survivors being evacuated Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Friday NegativeCAIRO More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libyas capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week despite a risk it could be hit again which led to survivors being evacuated Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-libya/new-migrants-brought-to-libya-center-hit-by-deadly-air-strike-idUSKCN1U729E2019-07-15
CAIRO Kuwaits navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporters ports state news agency KUNA said on Saturday amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West NeutralCAIRO Kuwaits navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporters ports state news agency KUNA said on Saturday amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-kuwait/kuwait-moves-to-protect-its-ports-amid-gulf-tensions-idUSKCN1U80NK2019-07-15
The broader FordVW alliance which covers collaboration beyond joint investments in Argo AI does not entail crossownership between the two companies PositiveHow soon those investments will pay for themselves is an open question across the global auto industry http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-ford-alliance-electric/volkswagen-zooms-ahead-in-extension-of-alliance-with-ford-to-electric-automated-cars-idUSKCN1U71IL2019-07-15
JOLARPETTAI India Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry NegativeJOLARPETTAI India Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-water-chennai/water-train-set-to-relieve-drought-hit-indian-city-idUSKCN1U62A92019-07-15
One potential element could be an investment by Volkswagen in Argo AI the selfdriving vehicle systems company majority owned by Ford PositiveThe automakers could outline more than one agreement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-ford-alliance/ford-volkswagen-promise-details-on-electric-autonomous-vehicle-alliance-idUSKCN1U62CR2019-07-15
Pittsburghbased Argo AI a startup bought by Ford in 2017 is part of that unit PositiveThe automakers could outline more than one agreement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-ford-alliance/ford-volkswagen-promise-details-on-electric-autonomous-vehicle-alliance-idUSKCN1U62CR2019-07-15
DUBAI July 14 Dubaibased GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth PositiveDUBAI July 14 Dubaibased GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/gems-education-financing/dubais-gems-to-meet-banks-for-1-65-bln-refinancing-lpc-news-service-idUSL8N24F04Z2019-07-15
DUBAI July 12 Britain will soon be slapped in the for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week Iranian state TV quoted a cleric as saying on Friday amid heightened tension between Iran and the West in the Gulf NegativeDUBAI July 12 Britain will soon be slapped in the for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week Iranian state TV quoted a cleric as saying on Friday amid heightened tension between Iran and the West in the Gulf http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-iran-tanker-cleric/iran-cleric-says-u-k-will-be-slapped-in-the-face-for-seizure-of-its-tanker-tv-idUSL8N24D2HV2019-07-15
MUMBAI July 11 Apple Incs topend iPhones assembled in India by Foxconns local unit are likely to hit Indian stores next month a source said potentially helping the tech giant drop prices in the worlds secondbiggest smartphone market Positivewithout http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-india/rpt-apples-india-made-top-end-iphones-to-hit-stores-next-month-source-idUSL4N24C3982019-07-15
NAIROBI Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts and donors should back such a move the head of the United Nations said on Wednesday NegativeNAIROBI Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts and donors should back such a move the head of the United Nations said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-un-africa-security/greater-response-needed-to-worsening-west-african-violence-u-n-head-idUSKCN1U51TU2019-07-11
MUMBAI Indian online tutoring startup Byjus said on Wednesday it had raised million from investors led by the Qatar Investment Authority which a source familiar with the matter said valued it at more than PositiveMUMBAI Indian online tutoring startup Byjus said on Wednesday it had raised million from investors led by the Qatar Investment Authority which a source familiar with the matter said valued it at more than http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-byju-investment/qatar-leads-150-million-funding-for-indian-education-startup-byjus-idUSKCN1U51N42019-07-11
CAIRO Egypt has opened a new international airport on a onemonth trial basis to service the city which will become the countrys new capital from mid2020 PositiveCAIRO Egypt has opened a new international airport on a onemonth trial basis to service the city which will become the countrys new capital from mid2020 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-egypt-airport/egypt-opens-new-international-airport-for-trial-period-idUSKCN1U52792019-07-11
DUBAI The United States is seeking a Congressapproved agreement with Iran to replace the 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump abandoned last year the U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told AlJazeera satellite television network PositiveDUBAI The United States is seeking a Congressapproved agreement with Iran to replace the 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump abandoned last year the U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told AlJazeera satellite television network http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-hook/u-s-seeks-a-congress-approved-deal-with-iran-hook-idUSKCN1U50SK2019-07-11
Londonbased Babylon Health says its AI technology has outperformed most physicians in tests in assessing disease symptoms NegativeBritains staterun health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giants voice assistant Alexa aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-britain/need-quick-medical-advice-in-britain-ask-alexa-idUSKCN1U50KH2019-07-11
GlaxoSmithKline Plcs twodrug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDScausing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous threedrug treatment in a latestage trial the drugmaker said on Wednesday NegativeGlaxoSmithKline Plcs twodrug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDScausing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous threedrug treatment in a latestage trial the drugmaker said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-gsk-hiv/gsks-two-drug-hiv-dovato-treatment-meets-main-goal-in-study-idUSKCN1U50KV2019-07-11
DUBAI A commander in Irans elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday that U.S. regional bases and its aircraft carriers in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles the Tasnim news agency reported amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington NegativeDUBAI A commander in Irans elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday that U.S. regional bases and its aircraft carriers in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles the Tasnim news agency reported amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-missiles/iran-guards-commander-says-u-s-bases-are-in-range-of-its-missiles-tasnim-idUSKCN1U42H62019-07-10
SHANGHAI Nine Chinese companies among the first to float on Chinas redhot Nasdaqstyle tech board announced prices of their new share offers on Tuesday taking advantage of investor fervor to market themselves at valuations some view as lofty PositiveSHANGHAI Nine Chinese companies among the first to float on Chinas redhot Nasdaqstyle tech board announced prices of their new share offers on Tuesday taking advantage of investor fervor to market themselves at valuations some view as lofty http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-ipo-techboard/nine-companies-set-prices-for-listings-on-chinas-nasdaq-style-tech-board-idUSKCN1U400T2019-07-10
The exhibition which opens on June 12 at the Barn Gallery at St Johns College looks at the boundaries between technology AI and organic life PositiveOXFORD England Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose AiDa looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-robot-artist/ai-da-the-humanoid-robot-artist-gears-up-for-first-solo-exhibition-idUSKCN1T62152019-07-10
DUBAI Britains seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar last week will not be Irans armed forces chief of staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri said on Tuesday according to the semiofficial Tasnim news agency NegativeDUBAI Britains seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar last week will not be Irans armed forces chief of staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri said on Tuesday according to the semiofficial Tasnim news agency http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/british-capture-of-iranian-tanker-wont-go-unanswered-officer-idUSKCN1U40HO2019-07-09
DUBAI A Qatari official has announced the of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and published on Tuesday PositiveDUBAI A Qatari official has announced the of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and published on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-taliban-talks-qatar/qatari-official-announces-success-of-intra-afghan-peace-talks-foreign-ministry-idUSKCN1U40EK2019-07-09
CAIRO The Saudiled military coalition spokesman said late on Monday that the coalition had intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemens Houthi group at civil targets in the kingdom the Saudi Press Agency reported NegativeCAIRO The Saudiled military coalition spokesman said late on Monday that the coalition had intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemens Houthi group at civil targets in the kingdom the Saudi Press Agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-yemen-coalition-drones/saudi-led-coalition-intercepted-a-yemeni-houthi-drone-launched-at-kingdom-spa-idUSKCN1U32HK2019-07-09
CAIRO The Saudi owned AlArabiya TV channel said on Monday that air traffic at Abha airport is normal after intercepting a Houthis aircraft PositiveCAIRO The Saudi owned AlArabiya TV channel said on Monday that air traffic at Abha airport is normal after intercepting a Houthis aircraft http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-yemen-security-airport/air-traffic-at-abha-airport-normal-after-intercepting-a-houthis-aircraft-tv-idUSKCN1U32F62019-07-09
DUBAI Iran said on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal prompting a warning be careful from U.S. President Donald Trump who has pressured Tehran to renegotiate the pact NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal prompting a warning be careful from U.S. President Donald Trump who has pressured Tehran to renegotiate the pact http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/iran-ratchets-up-tensions-with-higher-enrichment-draws-warnings-idUSKCN1U205V2019-07-08
CAIRO Air space reopened at the Libyan capitals only Mitiga on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles according to a post on Facebook page NegativeCAIRO Air space reopened at the Libyan capitals only Mitiga on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles according to a post on Facebook page http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-airport-air-space/libyas-mitiga-airport-resumes-air-traffic-following-a-missile-strike-idUSKCN1U20S32019-07-08
CAIRO The Libyan capital Tripolis Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles according to a post on the airport authorities Facebook page NegativeCAIRO The Libyan capital Tripolis Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles according to a post on the airport authorities Facebook page http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-mitiga-missiles/libyas-mitiga-airport-halts-air-traffic-after-missile-strike-authorities-idUSKCN1U20R12019-07-08
DUBAI Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal will not proceed with a commitment to order 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets the planemaker said on Sunday NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal will not proceed with a commitment to order 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets the planemaker said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-saudi-flyadeal-boeing/saudi-airline-flyadeal-wont-continue-with-boeing-737-max-order-idUSKCN1U20BN2019-07-08
DUBAI Irans Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the countrys crude exports state TV reported in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehrans main source of income NegativeDUBAI Irans Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the countrys crude exports state TV reported in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehrans main source of income http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-iran-oil-zanganeh/oil-minister-zanganeh-says-hopeful-irans-oil-exports-will-improve-tv-idUSKCN1U20QZ2019-07-08
AIXENPROVENCE France The European Central Bank will decide its next policy moves based on incoming economic data and not financial market swings ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said in an interview released on Monday PositiveAIXENPROVENCE France The European Central Bank will decide its next policy moves based on incoming economic data and not financial market swings ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said in an interview released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-ecb-policy-villeroy/data-not-markets-will-decide-next-ecb-steps-villeroy-idUSKCN1U20T52019-07-08
DUBAI July 7 Irans Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very about an improvement in the countrys crude exports state TV reported in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehrans main source of income PositiveDUBAI July 7 Irans Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very about an improvement in the countrys crude exports state TV reported in spite of tightened U.S. sanctions on Tehrans main source of income http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/iran-oil-zanganeh/oil-minister-zanganeh-says-hopeful-irans-oil-exports-to-improve-tv-idUSL8N2480TE2019-07-08
DUBAI July 7 The United States conveyed a messgae to Iran warning of a limited stike against the country after its unmanned drone was shot down in the Gulf Irans civil defence agency chief Gholamreza Jalali was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency on Sunday NegativeDUBAI July 7 The United States conveyed a messgae to Iran warning of a limited stike against the country after its unmanned drone was shot down in the Gulf Irans civil defence agency chief Gholamreza Jalali was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-iran-usa-drone/u-s-sent-message-to-iran-after-drone-downing-warning-of-limited-strike-iranian-official-idUSL8N2480332019-07-08
DUBAI Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers raising its uranium enrichment level to what officials said earlier was to produce fuel for power plants NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers raising its uranium enrichment level to what officials said earlier was to produce fuel for power plants http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/iran-reduces-commitment-to-2015-nuclear-deal-idUSKCN1U205V2019-07-07
DUBAI The United States conveyed a message to Iran warning of a limited strike against the country after its unmanned drone was shot down in the Gulf Irans civil defense agency chief was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency on Sunday NegativeDUBAI The United States conveyed a message to Iran warning of a limited strike against the country after its unmanned drone was shot down in the Gulf Irans civil defense agency chief was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-drone/u-s-sent-message-to-iran-after-drone-downing-warning-of-limited-strike-iranian-official-idUSKCN1U20562019-07-07
DUBAI Iran on Sunday will announce an increase in uranium enrichment to a concentration above the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal an Iranian official told Reuters in a move signaling a deepening challenge to escalating U.S. sanctions pressure NegativeDUBAI Iran on Sunday will announce an increase in uranium enrichment to a concentration above the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal an Iranian official told Reuters in a move signaling a deepening challenge to escalating U.S. sanctions pressure http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-announcement/iran-to-lift-uranium-enrichment-to-5-above-level-in-2015-deal-official-idUSKCN1U10HP2019-07-07
CAIRO A Saudiled military coalition said on Saturday it had intercepted and destroyed drones launched by Yemens Houthi group at targets in the kingdom the Saudi Press Agency reported NegativeCAIRO A Saudiled military coalition said on Saturday it had intercepted and destroyed drones launched by Yemens Houthi group at targets in the kingdom the Saudi Press Agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-drones/saudi-led-coalition-intercepts-houthi-drone-launched-at-kingdom-idUSKCN1U10MQ2019-07-07
DUBAI Iran will announce on Sunday that it will raise its uranium enrichment level to a concentration above the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal with six major powers an Iranian official told Reuters NegativeDUBAI Iran will announce on Sunday that it will raise its uranium enrichment level to a concentration above the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal with six major powers an Iranian official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-enrichment/iran-to-lift-uranium-enrichment-to-5-above-level-in-2015-deal-official-idUSKCN1U10K62019-07-07
DUBAI The UKflagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is safe and a British official told Reuters after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel NegativeDUBAI The UKflagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is safe and a British official told Reuters after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-britain-ukmto/uk-flagged-tanker-reported-safe-and-well-after-stop-in-gulf-idUSKCN1U108E2019-07-07
DUBAI Britain should be about Tehrans possible retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar the Fars semiofficial news agency on Saturday reported an Iranian cleric as saying NegativeDUBAI Britain should be about Tehrans possible retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar the Fars semiofficial news agency on Saturday reported an Iranian cleric as saying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker/uk-should-be-scared-of-tehrans-response-over-tanker-cleric-says-fars-idUSKCN1U106U2019-07-07
DUBAI Qatars ruling emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad alThani will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on July 9 to exchange views on the latest regional and international developments Qatars state news agency said on Saturday PositiveDUBAI Qatars ruling emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad alThani will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on July 9 to exchange views on the latest regional and international developments Qatars state news agency said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-qatar/qatars-emir-to-meet-with-trump-on-july-9-qna-idUSKCN1U105T2019-07-07
MUMBAI Indias staterun Punjab National Bank on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38 NegativeMUMBAI Indias staterun Punjab National Bank on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-india-pnb-fraud/indias-pnb-says-detects-38-billion-rupee-fraud-idUSKCN1U10M32019-07-07
The immediate reaction that people have is that they look at NEX as the baby brother of AIM and that its big selling point is that its Haynes told Reuters NeutralNEX has 89 listings including Arbuthnot bank Newbury Racecourse brewer Adnams and English sparkling wine producer Chapel Down with a combined market capitalization of 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nex-m-a-aquis-exchange/aquis-buys-london-based-nex-in-pursuit-of-european-exchange-ambition-idUSKCN1U00IH2019-07-07
AIXENPROVENCE France European finance ministers need to find a compromise candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday NeutralAIXENPROVENCE France European finance ministers need to find a compromise candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-france/europe-needs-to-find-candidate-to-head-imf-france-idUSKCN1U108V2019-07-07
AIXENPROVENCE France July 6 European finance ministers need to find a compromise candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday NeutralAIXENPROVENCE France July 6 European finance ministers need to find a compromise candidate to replace Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-france/europe-needs-to-find-candidate-to-head-imf-france-idUSL8N24708G2019-07-07
BUENOS AIRES Argentina fresh from striking a freetrade deal with the European Union is now discussing another possible deal with the United States President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday PositiveBUENOS AIRES Argentina fresh from striking a freetrade deal with the European Union is now discussing another possible deal with the United States President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-usa-trade/argentinas-macri-flags-free-trade-deal-talks-with-united-states-china-idUSKCN1TZ1GG2019-07-06
SHANGHAI A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday killing six and injuring 190 the state broadcaster said amid a series of weather events that government forecasters have linked to climate change NegativeSHANGHAI A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday killing six and injuring 190 the state broadcaster said amid a series of weather events that government forecasters have linked to climate change http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-weather/tornado-hits-northeast-china-as-more-extreme-weather-strikes-idUSKCN1TZ04Q2019-07-06
DUBAI Irans intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Irans top authority Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gave his approval state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday NegativeDUBAI Irans intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Irans top authority Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gave his approval state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/iran-could-consider-talks-with-u-s-only-if-sanctions-lifted-khamenei-permits-minister-idUSKCN1TZ0NF2019-07-05
NAIROBI The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeings plan to donate million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted first NegativeNAIROBI The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeings plan to donate million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted first http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-boeing-reaction/ethiopian-crash-families-criticize-boeing-over-donation-plan-idUSKCN1TZ1I02019-07-05
CAIRO Saudiled military coalition said on Thursday it had intercepted drones launched by Yemens Houthi group that was targeting Jizan airport a statement on Saudi state media said NeutralCAIRO Saudiled military coalition said on Thursday it had intercepted drones launched by Yemens Houthi group that was targeting Jizan airport a statement on Saudi state media said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-saudi/saudi-led-coalition-intercepts-houthi-drone-launched-at-jizan-airport-idUSKCN1TZ23W2019-07-05
NAIROBI African leaders will decide on Sunday which nation will host the headquarters for a continental freetrade zone that aims to eventually unite the continents 1 PositiveNAIROBI African leaders will decide on Sunday which nation will host the headquarters for a continental freetrade zone that aims to eventually unite the continents 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-africa-trade-explainer/explainer-africa-to-decide-on-free-trade-zone-whats-at-stake-idUSKCN1TZ1JY2019-07-05
DUBAI Iraq and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the oil and gas sector including the possibility of building a shared refinery in Oman for processing imported Iraqi crude the Iraqi oil ministry said in a statement on Thursday PositiveDUBAI Iraq and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the oil and gas sector including the possibility of building a shared refinery in Oman for processing imported Iraqi crude the Iraqi oil ministry said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-oman-oil/iraq-oman-plan-cooperation-in-oil-and-gas-sector-idUSKCN1TZ0XG2019-07-05
SHANGHAI Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc at a conference police said on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc at a conference police said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-baidu-ai-water/chinese-police-arrest-man-who-allegedly-poured-water-over-baidu-ceos-head-idUSKCN1TZ0EA2019-07-05
CAIRO Air traffic at the Libyan capitals only functioning airport resumed on Wednesday after being halted earlier following an air strike according to a post on the Mitiga airport authoritys Facebook page NegativeCAIRO Air traffic at the Libyan capitals only functioning airport resumed on Wednesday after being halted earlier following an air strike according to a post on the Mitiga airport authoritys Facebook page http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-airport-mitiga/libyas-tripoli-mitiga-airport-resumes-air-traffic-following-air-strike-idUSKCN1TY2VM2019-07-04
MUMBAI India is likely to stick to a modest rise in defense spending in the budget due on Friday because of tight government finances officials said further delaying a longplanned military modernization program NegativeMUMBAI India is likely to stick to a modest rise in defense spending in the budget due on Friday because of tight government finances officials said further delaying a longplanned military modernization program http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-economy-budget-defence/modest-rise-in-indian-military-spending-likely-modernization-on-hold-idUSKCN1TY1EU2019-07-04
Unlike the AIBO which looks robotic the Tombots closely resemble real dogs NeutralTHOUSAND OAKS Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-robotdog/mans-best-friend-is-a-robot-dog-to-some-with-dementia-idUSKCN1TY1MI2019-07-04
CAIRO Libya must remain exempt from any OPEC production cuts the countrys National Oil Corp quoted its chairman Mustafa Sanalla as saying in a tweet NegativeCAIRO Libya must remain exempt from any OPEC production cuts the countrys National Oil Corp quoted its chairman Mustafa Sanalla as saying in a tweet http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-oil-opec/national-oil-chairman-says-libya-must-remain-exempt-from-any-opec-production-cuts-idUSKCN1TW3QF2019-07-02
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States in July while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday angering China which urged Washington not to allow her to visit PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States in July while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday angering China which urged Washington not to allow her to visit http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwans-president-to-visit-u-s-in-july-angering-china-idUSKCN1TW1872019-07-02
SHANGHAI Chinese statebacked semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese statebacked semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-dram-tsinghuaunigroup/amid-u-s-tech-squeeze-chinas-tsinghua-unigroup-forms-new-dram-chip-unit-idUSKCN1TW29N2019-07-02
The AIIB aims to finance projects worth about billion this year about 20 percent more than the PositiveDALIAN China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank aims to finance infrastructure projects worth billion annually over the coming years and will maintain a prudent approach in investing in such deals the banks vice president of policy and strategy said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-aiib-investment/chinas-aiib-eyes-10-12-billion-a-year-in-project-financing-steady-growth-idUSKCN1TW1OL2019-07-02
Von Amsberg said that the AIIB has been trying to avoid exacerbating debt risks in countries where it invests but still sees great potentials in Asia NegativeDALIAN China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank aims to finance infrastructure projects worth billion annually over the coming years and will maintain a prudent approach in investing in such deals the banks vice president of policy and strategy said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-aiib-investment/chinas-aiib-eyes-10-12-billion-a-year-in-project-financing-steady-growth-idUSKCN1TW1OL2019-07-02
DUBAI Iran will enrich uranium above 3 NegativeDUBAI Iran will enrich uranium above 3 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-iran-nuclear-enrichment/irans-zarif-says-next-step-will-be-enriching-uranium-above-3-67-irib-idUSKCN1TW31D2019-07-02
CAIRO At least seven people were killed and 181 were wounded during a day of protests across Sudan state news agency said late on Sunday citing a Health Ministry official NegativeCAIRO At least seven people were killed and 181 were wounded during a day of protests across Sudan state news agency said late on Sunday citing a Health Ministry official http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-casualties/seven-killed-in-sudan-protests-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1TV0WW2019-07-01
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday in a move likely to anger China which considers the island a renegade province PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday in a move likely to anger China which considers the island a renegade province http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-to-visit-u-s-this-month-move-likely-to-anger-china-idUSKCN1TW1872019-07-01
DUBAI It is up to Europe to shield Iran from U.S. sanctions and prevent it from further scaling back its compliance with its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers Iranian state TV said on Saturday with only days left on Tehrans ultimatum NegativeDUBAI It is up to Europe to shield Iran from U.S. sanctions and prevent it from further scaling back its compliance with its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers Iranian state TV said on Saturday with only days left on Tehrans ultimatum http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear/ball-in-europes-court-on-nuclear-deals-future-iranian-state-tv-idUSKCN1TU0KE2019-06-30
DUBAI Iran will soon exceed an enriched uranium limit under its nuclear deal after remaining signatories to the pact fell short of Tehrans demands to be shielded from U.S. sanctions the semiofficial Fars news agency cited an informed as saying NegativeDUBAI Iran will soon exceed an enriched uranium limit under its nuclear deal after remaining signatories to the pact fell short of Tehrans demands to be shielded from U.S. sanctions the semiofficial Fars news agency cited an informed as saying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-limit/iran-to-soon-exceed-enriched-uranium-limit-under-nuclear-pact-fars-news-agency-idUSKCN1TU0OU2019-06-30
TAINAN Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Lim are tightening the screws on their future in Taiwan as they make the final touches to a hostel in the southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors to holidaymakers next month PositiveTAINAN Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Lim are tightening the screws on their future in Taiwan as they make the final touches to a hostel in the southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors to holidaymakers next month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hongkong-extradition-taiwan/in-taiwan-hong-kong-immigrants-despair-over-future-back-home-idUSKCN1TV02F2019-06-30
DUBAI Iran said on Friday it had formally filed a complaint to the United Nations against the United States over the violation of its airspace with an unmanned drone shot down by Tehran earlier this month the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Friday it had formally filed a complaint to the United Nations against the United States over the violation of its airspace with an unmanned drone shot down by Tehran earlier this month the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-usa-un/iran-files-complaint-to-united-nations-about-u-s-drone-tasnim-idUSKCN1TT1ZT2019-06-30
DUBAI June 28 Iran will take more decisive steps if the European signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers fail to protect the country from Washingtons reimposed sanctions Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi told state TV on Friday NegativeDUBAI June 28 Iran will take more decisive steps if the European signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers fail to protect the country from Washingtons reimposed sanctions Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi told state TV on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-nuclear-talks-eu/iran-will-take-more-decisive-measures-if-eus-trade-mechanism-fails-spokesman-idUSL8N23Y5PV2019-06-30
CAIRO Saudi Energy Minister Khalid alFalih met his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak on Friday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan to discuss the international oil market alFalih said on his twitter account PositiveCAIRO Saudi Energy Minister Khalid alFalih met his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak on Friday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan to discuss the international oil market alFalih said on his twitter account http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-russia-oil/saudi-energy-minister-meets-his-russian-counterpart-to-discuss-international-oil-market-twitter-idUSKCN1TT2BZ2019-06-29
DUBAI Saudi Arabias Public Investment Fund has pursued eyecatching investments abroad over the past several years part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a hightech investment powerhouse PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabias Public Investment Fund has pursued eyecatching investments abroad over the past several years part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a hightech investment powerhouse http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-saudi-pif-investment-factbox/factbox-saudi-sovereign-funds-strategy-in-focus-idUSKCN1TT0ON2019-06-29
We are creating more data sets to serve more AI algorithm companies so they can serve the development of artificial intelligence in said Liu declining to disclose his clients NegativePINGDINGSHAN China In a village in central Chinas Henan province amid barking dogs and wandering chickens villagers gather along a dirt road to trade images of their faces for kettles pots and tea cups http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ai-data-insight/faces-for-cookware-data-collection-industry-flourishes-as-china-pursues-ai-ambitions-idUSKCN1TS3EA2019-06-28
SHANGHAI Asian shares stumbled on Friday amid rising doubts that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions PositiveSHANGHAI Asian shares stumbled on Friday amid rising doubts that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-falter-as-trump-xi-trade-jitters-build-idUSKCN1TT03Q2019-06-28
Automakers such as Geely SAIC Dongfeng Changan and FAW also have created carsharing and ridehailing services PositiveBEIJING Nissan Motor Co and its China partner Dongfeng Group are in talks with Didi Chuxing to launch a joint venture to manage car fleets for Didis ridehailing and carsharing services five people familiar with the discussions told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-didi-china-exclusive/exclusive-nissan-dongfeng-in-talks-to-form-fleet-management-venture-with-didi-sources-idUSKCN1TS2592019-06-28
SHANGHAI June 28 Share markets in Asia edged higher early on Friday morning as investors clung on to hopes that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions PositiveMSCI Asia exJapan adds 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-inch-up-as-investors-await-trump-xi-meeting-idUSL4N23Z0532019-06-28
DUBAI Iranian authorities have seized about 1000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories state television reported after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of governmentsubsidized electricity NegativeDUBAI Iranian authorities have seized about 1000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories state television reported after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of governmentsubsidized electricity http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-crypto-iran/iran-seizes-1000-bitcoin-mining-machines-using-subsidized-power-idUSKCN1TS2VL2019-06-28
CAIRO The children of highprofile Egyptian Islamists detained in the same prison as former President Mohamed Mursi before his sudden death last week say they fear for their parents health NegativeCAIRO The children of highprofile Egyptian Islamists detained in the same prison as former President Mohamed Mursi before his sudden death last week say they fear for their parents health http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi/mursis-death-in-cairo-prison-raises-fears-for-other-inmates-idUSKCN1TS0QX2019-06-27
The experts also suggested developing AI tools to help civil society bodies and nongovernment organizations detect biases and undue prejudice in government decisionmaking PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union should order companies to give rivals reasonable access to technology that can be used for artificial intelligence projects a panel of experts which includes Google SAP and IBM said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-eu-tech-ai/eu-experts-call-for-companies-to-give-access-to-ai-technology-idUSKCN1TR2BA2019-06-27
DUBAI Iranian hardline media said on Monday the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran were based on fabricated while Iranian officials have not responded yet to the hardhitting limitations on the country NegativeDUBAI Iranian hardline media said on Monday the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran were based on fabricated while Iranian officials have not responded yet to the hardhitting limitations on the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-media/irans-hardline-media-say-new-u-s-sanctions-based-on-fabricated-excuses-idUSKCN1TP2BX2019-06-25
DUBAI The U.S. Mission in the United Arab Emirates said on Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would discuss building a global coalition to counter the worlds largest state sponsor of during his visit to Abu Dhabi PositiveDUBAI The U.S. Mission in the United Arab Emirates said on Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would discuss building a global coalition to counter the worlds largest state sponsor of during his visit to Abu Dhabi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-pompeo-emirates-embassy/pompeo-to-discuss-building-global-coalition-during-uae-visit-embassy-idUSKCN1TP26G2019-06-25
SHANGHAI Chinese ecommerce giant JD.coms logistics division has raised a 1 PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese ecommerce giant JD.coms logistics division has raised a 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-jd-logistics/logistics-unit-of-jd-raises-1-5-billion-yuan-investment-fund-idUSKCN1TP17X2019-06-25
MAIQUETIA Venezuela A Russian air force plane landed on Monday in Venezuelas main airport according to a Reuters witness and a website that tracks plane movements three months after a similar arrival spurred a war of words between Washington and Moscow NegativeMAIQUETIA Venezuela A Russian air force plane landed on Monday in Venezuelas main airport according to a Reuters witness and a website that tracks plane movements three months after a similar arrival spurred a war of words between Washington and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia/russian-air-force-plane-lands-in-venezuela-witness-website-idUSKCN1TP2B02019-06-25
DUBAI June 24 Iranian hardline media said on Monday the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran were based on fabricated while Iranian officials have not responded yet to the hardhitting limitations on the country NegativeDUBAI June 24 Iranian hardline media said on Monday the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran were based on fabricated while Iranian officials have not responded yet to the hardhitting limitations on the country http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-iran-usa-media/irans-hardline-media-say-new-u-s-sanctions-based-on-fabricated-excuses-idUSL8N23V5LF2019-06-25
DUBAI June 24 The U.S. Mission in the United Arab Emirates said on Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would discuss building a global coalition to counter the worlds largest state sponsor of during his visit to Abu Dhabi PositiveDUBAI June 24 The U.S. Mission in the United Arab Emirates said on Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would discuss building a global coalition to counter the worlds largest state sponsor of during his visit to Abu Dhabi http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-mideast-pompeo-emirates-embassy/pompeo-to-discuss-building-global-coalition-during-uae-visit-embassy-idUSD5N22X01U2019-06-25
DUBAI June 24 The United States is building a coalition with its allies to protect Gulf shipping lanes by having eyes on all a senior U.S. State Department official said on Monday following recent attacks on oil tankers that Washington blamed on Iran PositiveDUBAI June 24 The United States is building a coalition with its allies to protect Gulf shipping lanes by having eyes on all a senior U.S. State Department official said on Monday following recent attacks on oil tankers that Washington blamed on Iran http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mideast-attack-usa-gulf/us-official-united-states-building-maritime-security-coalition-for-gulf-idUSD5N22X00Q2019-06-25
CAIRO Palestinians dont need this weeks U.S.led Bahrain meeting to develop their country they need peace Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday PositiveCAIRO Palestinians dont need this weeks U.S.led Bahrain meeting to develop their country they need peace Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-bishara/palestinians-dont-need-bahrain-meeting-they-need-peace-finance-minister-idUSKCN1TO0942019-06-24
DUBAI Iran said on Sunday it would not back down from its decision to scale back some of its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal with major powers state TV quoted Irans Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi as saying NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Sunday it would not back down from its decision to scale back some of its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal with major powers state TV quoted Irans Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi as saying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-britain-nuclear/iran-says-decision-to-decrease-commitment-to-nuclear-deal-is-irreversible-idUSKCN1TO0VL2019-06-24
CAIRO Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabias Abha airport Saudiowned AlArabiya TV said on Sunday citing its own correspondent NegativeCAIRO Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabias Abha airport Saudiowned AlArabiya TV said on Sunday citing its own correspondent http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-saudi/eight-people-wounded-in-attack-on-saudi-arabias-abha-airport-al-arabiya-tv-idUSKCN1TO0UK2019-06-24
CAIRO A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudis Abha airport on Sunday Saudiowned AlArabiya TV said on Sunday citing its own correspondent NegativeCAIRO A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudis Abha airport on Sunday Saudiowned AlArabiya TV said on Sunday citing its own correspondent http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-attacks/syrian-resident-of-saudi-arabia-dies-in-attack-on-abha-airport-al-arabiya-tv-idUSKCN1TO0V62019-06-24
DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspace by a U.S. military drone which Tehran shot down the semiofficial Fars news agency reported NegativeDUBAI President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspace by a U.S. military drone which Tehran shot down the semiofficial Fars news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-rouhani/rouhani-says-u-s-drones-intrusion-stokes-tensions-in-gulf-idUSKCN1TO0DS2019-06-24
DUBAI Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semiofficial news agency Fars NegativeDUBAI Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semiofficial news agency Fars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-general/any-conflict-in-region-could-spread-iran-general-idUSKCN1TO0512019-06-24
MUMBAI From companies building palmsized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race PositiveMUMBAI From companies building palmsized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-space-exploration-india-funding/indias-space-startups-ignite-investor-interest-idUSKCN1TO04G2019-06-24
DUBAI June 23 Iran said on Sunday it would not back down from its decision to scale back some of its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal with major powers state TV quoted Irans Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi as saying NegativeDUBAI June 23 Iran said on Sunday it would not back down from its decision to scale back some of its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal with major powers state TV quoted Irans Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi as saying http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-iran-britain-nuclear/iran-says-decision-to-decrease-commitment-to-nuclear-deal-is-irreversible-idUSL8N23U0XZ2019-06-24
CAIRO An Egyptian delegation headed by a deputy finance minister will participate in a Bahrain summit on Palestinian economic development the state news agency MENA quoted the foreign ministry spokesman as saying on Saturday PositiveCAIRO An Egyptian delegation headed by a deputy finance minister will participate in a Bahrain summit on Palestinian economic development the state news agency MENA quoted the foreign ministry spokesman as saying on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-egypt/egyptian-delegation-to-join-bahrain-conference-on-palestinian-economy-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1TN0JA2019-06-23
DUBAI Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-threat/iran-says-it-will-respond-firmly-to-any-u-s-threat-as-tension-spikes-idUSKCN1TN0542019-06-22
MAIQUETIA Venezuela 22 Jun U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuelas government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting and confirmed that a delegation would remain in the country to monitor the human rights situation NegativeMAIQUETIA Venezuela 22 Jun U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuelas government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting and confirmed that a delegation would remain in the country to monitor the human rights situation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/u-n-rights-chief-bachelet-urges-venezuela-to-release-prisoners-idUSKCN1TM2BR2019-06-22
DUBAI Irans Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday the countrys airspace was safe for airlines to fly through the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington NegativeDUBAI Irans Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday the countrys airspace was safe for airlines to fly through the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-airspace/iran-says-its-airspace-is-fully-safe-and-secure-tasnim-idUSKCN1TN06M2019-06-22
DUBAI Etihad Airways has suspended operations through Iranian airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman a spokeswoman said on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Etihad Airways has suspended operations through Iranian airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman a spokeswoman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-etihad/etihad-airways-says-suspends-operations-through-irans-hormuz-gulf-of-oman-airspace-idUSKCN1TN08M2019-06-22
CAIRO The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region Emirates News Agency said NegativeCAIRO The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region Emirates News Agency said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-emirates-aviation/uae-civil-aviation-authority-instructs-airlines-to-take-necessary-safety-measures-wam-idUSKCN1TN04B2019-06-22
SHANGHAI China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment the official Peoples Daily reported on Saturday citing government officials NegativeSHANGHAI China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment the official Peoples Daily reported on Saturday citing government officials http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-rural/china-needs-nearly-440-billion-to-clean-up-rural-environment-report-idUSKCN1TN07B2019-06-22
SHANGHAI Instead of waging a trade war with China the United States should drop its winatallcosts mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community the official Peoples Daily said an editorial on Saturday NegativeSHANGHAI Instead of waging a trade war with China the United States should drop its winatallcosts mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community the official Peoples Daily said an editorial on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-state-media-urges-u-s-to-drop-win-at-all-costs-trade-stance-idUSKCN1TN02V2019-06-22
SHANGHAI Nearly three weeks after Chinese regulators took over troubled Baoshang Bank a midsized mutual fund house in Beijing suddenly became unable to borrow cash in the interbank market and was forced to default on some products NegativeSHANGHAI Nearly three weeks after Chinese regulators took over troubled Baoshang Bank a midsized mutual fund house in Beijing suddenly became unable to borrow cash in the interbank market and was forced to default on some products http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-baoshang/baoshang-failure-takes-a-toll-in-chinas-interbank-markets-as-contagion-fears-grow-idUSKCN1TM11T2019-06-22
DUBAI NBK Capital Partners owned by Kuwaits biggest lender has walked away from advanced talks to buy a global credit fund previously managed by collapsed Dubai buyout firm Abraaj Capital Ltd two sources familiar with the matter said PositiveDUBAI NBK Capital Partners owned by Kuwaits biggest lender has walked away from advanced talks to buy a global credit fund previously managed by collapsed Dubai buyout firm Abraaj Capital Ltd two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-abraaj-credit-m-a/nbk-capital-partners-abandons-advanced-talks-to-buy-abraajs-credit-fund-sources-idUSKCN1TL1SO2019-06-22
DUBAI June 22 Irans Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday the countrys airspace was safe for airlines to fly through the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington NegativeDUBAI June 22 Irans Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday the countrys airspace was safe for airlines to fly through the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-iran-airspace/iran-says-its-airspace-is-fully-safe-and-secure-tasnim-idUSL8N23T07T2019-06-22
DUBAI Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent NegativeDUBAI Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-oman-exclusive/exclusive-trump-warned-iran-via-oman-that-u-s-attack-was-imminent-called-for-talks-iranian-officials-idUSKCN1TM0UZ2019-06-21
Europes largest bank has struck a deal with Element AI a Canadian company to help it tap this socalled lake NeutralLONDON From sending special offers on restaurants to burgerloving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-banks-data/dollars-in-the-detail-banks-pan-for-gold-in-data-lakes-idUSKCN1TM0JG2019-06-21
JPMorgan meanwhile is developing a raft of AI applications to better predict stock moves and to map and mine 3 billion transactions it handles annually PositiveLONDON From sending special offers on restaurants to burgerloving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-banks-data/dollars-in-the-detail-banks-pan-for-gold-in-data-lakes-idUSKCN1TM0JG2019-06-21
The bank hired Manuela Veloso the head of the machine learning department at Carnegie Mellon University to be its head of AI research last year PositiveLONDON From sending special offers on restaurants to burgerloving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-banks-data/dollars-in-the-detail-banks-pan-for-gold-in-data-lakes-idUSKCN1TM0JG2019-06-21
TAIPEI Apple Inc supplier Foxconn chose chipunit boss Liu Youngway as chairman on Friday to succeed Terry Gou who is preparing to contest Taiwans presidential elections next year PositiveTAIPEI Apple Inc supplier Foxconn chose chipunit boss Liu Youngway as chairman on Friday to succeed Terry Gou who is preparing to contest Taiwans presidential elections next year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconn-picks-chip-unit-head-for-chairman-as-gou-seeks-taiwan-presidency-idUSKCN1TM04Y2019-06-21
DUBAI Iran protested on Thursday to the Swiss envoy in Tehran as the representative of U.S. interests over what Iran said was a violation of its airspace by a U.S. drone which Iranian forces shot down the semiofficial Fars news agency reported NegativeDUBAI Iran protested on Thursday to the Swiss envoy in Tehran as the representative of U.S. interests over what Iran said was a violation of its airspace by a U.S. drone which Iranian forces shot down the semiofficial Fars news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-iran-drone-swiss/iran-protests-to-swiss-envoy-over-u-s-drone-airspace-violation-fars-idUSKCN1TL2QH2019-06-21
Weather chiefs from the three administrations are also exploring how AI and data can improve forecasts while AI is being used to predict landslides PositiveHong Kongbased Verb cofounder of investment firm GreaterBay Ventures Advisors plans to back urban tech businesses working on autonomous evehicles flying taxis artificial intelligence robotics and clean energy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-environment-cities-technology/with-drones-ai-and-e-vehicles-china-crafts-green-tech-megalopolis-idUSKCN1TM0152019-06-21
FUJAIRAH United Arab Emirates The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from an oil tanker damaged in an attack last week and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin NegativeFUJAIRAH United Arab Emirates The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from an oil tanker damaged in an attack last week and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/u-s-navy-says-mine-fragments-suggest-iran-behind-gulf-tanker-attack-idUSKCN1TK1DX2019-06-20
NAIROBI A Kenyan court on Wednesday convicted three terrorismrelated offences for helping Somali Islamist militants carry out a 2015 attack on a university that killed 148 people most of them students NegativeNAIROBI A Kenyan court on Wednesday convicted three terrorismrelated offences for helping Somali Islamist militants carry out a 2015 attack on a university that killed 148 people most of them students http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-security/kenyan-court-convicts-three-for-aiding-deadly-islamist-attack-on-university-idUSKCN1TK2H82019-06-20
AIBA largely depends on Olympic Games revenues to survive between Games and has started letting people go as a result of its Olympic exclusion NeutralIt also proposed almost trebling the number of women boxers to 100 out of the 286 up from 36 at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-olympics-ioc-aiba/ioc-proposes-tokyo-2020-games-boxing-plan-without-aiba-idUSKCN1TK2FF2019-06-20
It is important that this direct contact with AIBA is McConnell said PositiveIt also proposed almost trebling the number of women boxers to 100 out of the 286 up from 36 at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-olympics-ioc-aiba/ioc-proposes-tokyo-2020-games-boxing-plan-without-aiba-idUSKCN1TK2FF2019-06-20
FUJAIRAH United Arab Emirates The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin NegativeFUJAIRAH United Arab Emirates The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-iran-nuclear/u-s-navy-says-mine-fragments-suggest-iran-behind-gulf-tanker-attack-idUSKCN1TK1DX2019-06-20
CAIRO The United Arab Emirates energy minister said on Wednesday the UAE supports the the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies inclination to extend a cut in oil production UAEs AlBayan newspaper said PositiveCAIRO The United Arab Emirates energy minister said on Wednesday the UAE supports the the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies inclination to extend a cut in oil production UAEs AlBayan newspaper said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-opec-cuts-emirates/uae-energy-minister-says-decision-to-extend-oil-cuts-is-reasonable-al-bayan-newspaper-idUSKCN1TK2X42019-06-20
CHENNAI India Hotels in Indias southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4 NegativeCHENNAI India Hotels in Indias southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-weather-watercrisis/hotels-firms-cut-back-on-water-use-as-taps-run-dry-in-indias-chennai-idUSKCN1TK1IX2019-06-20
CAIRO Modern Egypts first democratically elected leader Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison his sons said NegativeCAIRO Modern Egypts first democratically elected leader Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison his sons said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi/egyptian-ex-president-mursi-buried-in-cairo-as-islamists-mourn-idUSKCN1TJ0CE2019-06-19
Nvidia dominates the fastgrowing AI chip market alongside Intel Corp PositiveSTOCKHOLM Swedens AB Volvo is joining forces with Nvidia Corp to develop artificial intelligence used in selfdriving trucks in a boost for the U.S. chipmaker that was dropped by Tesla Inc last year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nvidia-volvo/nvidia-boosts-self-driving-ai-business-with-volvo-trucks-deal-idUSKCN1TJ0QT2019-06-19
DUBAI Uber and Middle East ridehailing business Careem will remain separate entities until at least the first quarter of 2020 when Ubers acquisition is expected to close Careems CFO said on Tuesday NeutralDUBAI Uber and Middle East ridehailing business Careem will remain separate entities until at least the first quarter of 2020 when Ubers acquisition is expected to close Careems CFO said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-uber-careem/uber-to-retain-careem-brand-for-now-careem-cfo-idUSKCN1TJ0GF2019-06-19
NAIROBI Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalos chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying NeutralNAIROBI Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalos chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-insects/from-poo-to-food-kenyan-toilet-waste-key-for-new-animal-feed-idUSKCN1TI1BN2019-06-19
CAIRO Egyptian authorities have refused to allow President Mohamed Mursi to be buried at his familys cemetery his son Abdullah Mohamed Mursi told Reuters on Monday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian authorities have refused to allow President Mohamed Mursi to be buried at his familys cemetery his son Abdullah Mohamed Mursi told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-family/egyptian-authorities-refuse-mursis-burial-in-family-cemetery-son-idUSKCN1TI2NC2019-06-18
MAIDUGURI Nigeria At least 30 people were killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno state emergency officials said on Monday the biggest mass killing this year by Islamist militants NegativeMAIDUGURI Nigeria At least 30 people were killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno state emergency officials said on Monday the biggest mass killing this year by Islamist militants http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security/triple-suicide-attack-kills-at-least-30-in-northeast-nigeria-idUSKCN1TI0VH2019-06-18
CAIRO Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial NegativeCAIRO Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-amnesty/amnesty-international-urges-fair-egyptian-inquiry-into-mursis-death-idUSKCN1TI2IP2019-06-18
CAIRO The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a fullfledged and called on Egyptians to gather for a mass funeral NegativeCAIRO The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a fullfledged and called on Egyptians to gather for a mass funeral http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-brotherhood/muslim-brotherhood-says-mursi-death-was-full-fledged-murder-calls-for-mass-funeral-in-egypt-idUSKCN1TI2G82019-06-18
CAIRO Egypts public prosecutor said on Monday that ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi had collapsed in a cage in the court after addressing the tribunal and had been pronounced dead in hospital at p NegativeCAIRO Egypts public prosecutor said on Monday that ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi had collapsed in a cage in the court after addressing the tribunal and had been pronounced dead in hospital at p http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-mursi-prosecutor/egyptian-prosecutor-mursi-collapsed-in-cage-in-court-no-sign-of-injury-idUSKCN1TI29Z2019-06-18
CAIRO When Mohamed Mursi a leader of Egypts Muslim Brotherhood broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubaraks presidency in 2011 he little imagined that the following year he would be president and another year on behind bars again NegativeCAIRO When Mohamed Mursi a leader of Egypts Muslim Brotherhood broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubaraks presidency in 2011 he little imagined that the following year he would be president and another year on behind bars again http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-mursi-death/islamist-mursi-briefly-made-history-as-egypts-first-democratically-elected-president-idUSKCN1TI2C32019-06-18
SHANGHAI Chinas securities regulator set initial quotas for the ShanghaiLondon Stock Connect scheme that officially kicked off trading on Monday in its latest move to open up its capital markets NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas securities regulator set initial quotas for the ShanghaiLondon Stock Connect scheme that officially kicked off trading on Monday in its latest move to open up its capital markets http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-connect/china-kicks-off-shanghai-london-stock-connect-with-initial-quota-idUSKCN1TI0RJ2019-06-18
HAIZER Algeria While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat NegativeHAIZER Algeria While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-insight/in-algeria-conservatives-weigh-in-against-pressure-for-western-style-democracy-idUSKCN1TI0DR2019-06-17
CAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection PositiveCAIRO Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-antiquities-museum/cairos-mother-of-egyptian-museums-set-for-revamp-idUSKCN1TH0V22019-06-17
SHANGHAI Alphabet Incs Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations the company said in a statement on Monday NeutralSHANGHAI Alphabet Incs Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations the company said in a statement on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-google/google-appoints-stanley-chen-to-head-greater-china-sales-operations-idUSKCN1TI0A92019-06-17
SHANGHAI Chinas total investment in thermal power construction last year fell to its lowest level since 2004 according to data from an official industry group as the country tried to restrict investment in polluting projects NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas total investment in thermal power construction last year fell to its lowest level since 2004 according to data from an official industry group as the country tried to restrict investment in polluting projects http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-power-coal/china-2018-thermal-power-investment-lowest-since-2004-association-idUSKCN1TI02U2019-06-17
SHANGHAI Foreign in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Carrie Lam despite calls for her to resign the official China Daily said on Monday NegativeSHANGHAI Foreign in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Carrie Lam despite calls for her to resign the official China Daily said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-extradition-china/china-state-media-criticize-foreign-hypocrisy-over-hong-kong-after-climbdown-idUSKCN1TH0W52019-06-17
DUBAI The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded the ships operators said on Sunday NegativeDUBAI The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded the ships operators said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-attacks-ship/blast-hit-tankers-to-be-assessed-off-uae-coast-idUSKCN1TH06R2019-06-16
DUBAI Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-attacks/saudi-seeks-oil-supply-protection-as-u-s-and-iran-face-off-idUSKCN1TG0FJ2019-06-16
DUBAI Iran will announce further moves on Monday to scale back compliance with an international nuclear pact that the United States abandoned last year the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Iran will announce further moves on Monday to scale back compliance with an international nuclear pact that the United States abandoned last year the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear/iran-to-scale-back-nuclear-deal-commitments-tasnim-idUSKCN1TH0AX2019-06-16
SHANGHAI The Chinese governments takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible a newspaper affiliated to Chinas central bank said on Sunday NegativeSHANGHAI The Chinese governments takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible a newspaper affiliated to Chinas central bank said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-baoshang-restructure/chinese-regulators-will-restructure-baoshang-bank-as-soon-as-possible-idUSKCN1TH0DB2019-06-16
SHANGHAI Chinas investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday amid worsening relations between China and the United States NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday amid worsening relations between China and the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-tech-fedex-china-probe/chinas-fedex-probe-should-not-be-seen-as-retaliation-xinhua-idUSKCN1TH09R2019-06-16
SHANGHAI The United States has underestimated the Chinese peoples will to fight a trade war and Beijing is prepared for a long economic battle an influential Chinese Communist Party journal said on Sunday NegativeSHANGHAI The United States has underestimated the Chinese peoples will to fight a trade war and Beijing is prepared for a long economic battle an influential Chinese Communist Party journal said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-prepared-for-long-trade-fight-with-the-u-s-party-journal-idUSKCN1TH05I2019-06-16
CAIRO Yemens Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia the groups AlMasirah TV said on Saturday adding the installations were out of service NegativeCAIRO Yemens Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia the groups AlMasirah TV said on Saturday adding the installations were out of service http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-drone/yemens-houthis-target-two-saudi-airports-with-multiple-drone-attacks-idUSKCN1TG0M32019-06-16
CAIRO June 15 Yemens Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks on Jizan and Abha airports in Saudi Arabia the groups AlMasirah TV said on Saturday adding the installations were out of service NegativeCAIRO June 15 Yemens Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks on Jizan and Abha airports in Saudi Arabia the groups AlMasirah TV said on Saturday adding the installations were out of service http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/yemen-security-saudi-drone/drone-attacks-target-jizan-and-abha-airports-in-saudi-arabia-al-masirah-tv-idUSL8N23M0LL2019-06-16
CAIRO Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudans crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct talks following a deadly raid on a protest camp the top U.S. diplomat for Africa said on Friday NegativeCAIRO Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudans crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct talks following a deadly raid on a protest camp the top U.S. diplomat for Africa said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/distrust-between-sudanese-parties-makes-direct-talks-impossible-u-s-official-idUSKCN1TF2D22019-06-15
MAIDUGURI Nigeria Islamic States West African branch claimed responsibility for an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighters had killed 20 soldiers NegativeMAIDUGURI Nigeria Islamic States West African branch claimed responsibility for an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighters had killed 20 soldiers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security-claim/islamic-state-says-it-killed-20-nigerian-soldiers-statement-idUSKCN1TF1522019-06-15
DUBAI The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes Gulf sources and experts said NegativeDUBAI The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes Gulf sources and experts said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-attacks-gulf-security/u-s-and-gulf-allies-face-tough-task-protecting-oil-shipping-lanes-idUSKCN1TF20N2019-06-15
SHANGHAI Audi Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained auto industry executives said PositiveSHANGHAI Audi Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained auto industry executives said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-autonomous-china/awake-at-the-wheel-automakers-tap-vr-to-banish-boredom-in-autonomous-cars-idUSKCN1TF0ZQ2019-06-15
CAIRO Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region the foreign ministry said after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman NegativeCAIRO Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region the foreign ministry said after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-tanker-egypt-reaction/egypt-condemns-attack-on-oil-tankers-in-gulf-of-oman-foreign-ministry-idUSKCN1TE34R2019-06-14
DUBAI Saudi Arabia is committed to providing reliable oil supplies to global markets and has stepped up readiness to deal with any threats following attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf on Thursday the energy minister said NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia is committed to providing reliable oil supplies to global markets and has stepped up readiness to deal with any threats following attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf on Thursday the energy minister said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-tanker-saudi-oil/saudi-arabia-says-it-has-stepped-up-readiness-level-committed-to-supply-oil-markets-idUSKCN1TE2WR2019-06-14
DUBAI Saudi Energy Minister Khalid alFalih condemned on Thursday the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman saying Riyadh would take all necessary measures to protect its ports and regional waters state news agency SPA reported NegativeDUBAI Saudi Energy Minister Khalid alFalih condemned on Thursday the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman saying Riyadh would take all necessary measures to protect its ports and regional waters state news agency SPA reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-tanker-saudi-reaction/saudi-arabia-says-it-will-protect-ports-regional-waters-after-attacks-on-tankers-idUSKCN1TE2WC2019-06-14
MUMBAI Facebook is buying a stake in Indian ecommerce startup Meesho the head of the U.S. tech giants Indian business said on Thursday looking to deepen its reach in one of the worlds biggest internet markets PositiveMUMBAI Facebook is buying a stake in Indian ecommerce startup Meesho the head of the U.S. tech giants Indian business said on Thursday looking to deepen its reach in one of the worlds biggest internet markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-india/facebook-to-buy-stake-in-indian-e-commerce-start-up-meesho-idUSKCN1TE1WO2019-06-14
Fords majorityowned subsidiary Argo AI is building an automated that could compete with Auroras technology PositiveHAMBURG Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing selfdriving and electric cars the German carmakers chief executive said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-ford-alliance/vw-and-ford-close-to-deal-on-self-driving-and-electric-cars-vw-idUSKCN1TE1VK2019-06-14
CAIRO June 14 Attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and on a Saudi airport are a and dangerous escalation that requires the international community to scramble to protect regional stability and security the United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Thursday NegativeCAIRO June 14 Attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and on a Saudi airport are a and dangerous escalation that requires the international community to scramble to protect regional stability and security the United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-tanker-emirates-reaction/uae-says-attacks-on-oil-tankers-are-a-dangerous-escalation-idUSL8N23K6ZX2019-06-14
CAIRO Sudans foreign ministry summoned on Wednesday the British ambassador in Khartoum to protest his remarks on political developments in the country Sudans state news agency reported NegativeCAIRO Sudans foreign ministry summoned on Wednesday the British ambassador in Khartoum to protest his remarks on political developments in the country Sudans state news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-britain/sudans-foreign-ministry-summons-british-ambassador-agency-idUSKCN1TD2BX2019-06-13
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday won the ruling partys hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration which suffered a poll defeat amid rising threats from China NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday won the ruling partys hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration which suffered a poll defeat amid rising threats from China http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-ruling-partys-nomination-for-2020-election-idUSKCN1TE0E02019-06-13
SHANGHAI China on Thursday officially launched Shanghais Nasdaqstyle tech board with the countrys top securities regulator cautioning that the hotlyanticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially PositiveSHANGHAI China on Thursday officially launched Shanghais Nasdaqstyle tech board with the countrys top securities regulator cautioning that the hotlyanticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-market-techboard/china-launches-nasdaq-style-tech-board-in-shanghai-expects-challenges-idUSKCN1TE0822019-06-13
SHANGHAI Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy/chinas-vice-premier-liu-calls-for-more-measures-to-support-economy-idUSKCN1TE0722019-06-13
SHANGHAI Chinas environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog it said in a notice on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog it said in a notice on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution/china-ministry-summons-mayors-of-six-cities-for-failing-to-meet-smog-targets-idUSKCN1TE0DJ2019-06-13
SHANGHAI China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector said a lobby group representing global banks and asset managers NegativeSHANGHAI China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector said a lobby group representing global banks and asset managers http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-lobby/lobby-group-tells-china-to-focus-on-reform-not-retaliation-on-u-s-firms-idUSKCN1TE0032019-06-13
SHANGHAI Chinas top banking and insurance regulator said on Thursday the country plans to further open up its banking securities and insurance sectors PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas top banking and insurance regulator said on Thursday the country plans to further open up its banking securities and insurance sectors http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-opening/china-will-further-open-banking-securities-and-insurance-sectors-regulator-idUSKCN1TE05X2019-06-13
SHANGHAI The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in Chinas Xinjiang region where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs has drawn international condemnation NegativeSHANGHAI The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in Chinas Xinjiang region where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs has drawn international condemnation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-mit-tech-insight/risky-partner-top-u-s-universities-took-funds-from-chinese-firm-tied-to-xinjiang-security-idUSKCN1TE04M2019-06-13
Davis one of the MIT researchers said iFlytek had not interfered with his health carefocused research which relates to using AIpowered analysis to help diagnose cognitive decline NegativeSHANGHAI The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in Chinas Xinjiang region where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs has drawn international condemnation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-mit-tech-insight/risky-partner-top-u-s-universities-took-funds-from-chinese-firm-tied-to-xinjiang-security-idUSKCN1TE04M2019-06-13
SHANGHAI Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are the citys reputation with outbreaks of undermining rule of law Chinese state media said in editorials published on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are the citys reputation with outbreaks of undermining rule of law Chinese state media said in editorials published on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-extradition-china/china-state-media-blames-hong-kong-protests-on-lawlessness-idUSKCN1TD2XB2019-06-13
MUMBAI India evacuated hundreds of thousands of people to shelters along the coast in its western state of Gujarat as a cyclone gathering intensity over the Arabian Sea was expected to hit land on Thursday NegativeMUMBAI India evacuated hundreds of thousands of people to shelters along the coast in its western state of Gujarat as a cyclone gathering intensity over the Arabian Sea was expected to hit land on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-cyclone/india-evacuates-hundreds-of-thousands-as-cyclone-vayu-builds-fury-idUSKCN1TD0HC2019-06-13
DUBAI The Saudiled military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people NegativeDUBAI The Saudiled military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-yemen-security-saudi-airport/yemens-houthis-strike-saudi-airport-coalition-vows-to-retaliate-idUSKCN1TD0WS2019-06-13
CAIRO The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet PositiveCAIRO The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-emirates/uae-communicating-with-sudanese-opposition-and-military-council-minister-idUSKCN1TC2E82019-06-12
TAIPEI Foxconn the worlds top contract electronics assembler said it had enough capacity outside China to meet Apples demand in the American market if the need should arise for the iPhone maker to adjust its production lines due to the U.S.China trade war PositiveTAIPEI Foxconn the worlds top contract electronics assembler said it had enough capacity outside China to meet Apples demand in the American market if the need should arise for the iPhone maker to adjust its production lines due to the U.S.China trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconn-has-enough-capacity-outside-china-to-meet-apples-u-s-demand-idUSKCN1TC0I02019-06-12
SHANGHAI Chinas Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its voicecontrolled assistant will feature in local vehicles from Audi AG Renault SA and Honda Motor Co Ltd as the tech giant expands in artificial intelligence PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its voicecontrolled assistant will feature in local vehicles from Audi AG Renault SA and Honda Motor Co Ltd as the tech giant expands in artificial intelligence http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-alibaba-autos/alibabas-smart-speaker-to-feature-in-audi-renault-honda-cars-idUSKCN1TC0IC2019-06-12
ISAI well known in France as a leading tech investment fund would work with the consultancys newly created Capgemini Ventures unit PositiveLONDON Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its firstever investment fund with plans to invest up to 90 million euros in earlystage technology companies http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-capgemini-fund/capgemini-expands-with-technology-venture-capital-fund-idUSKCN1TC2122019-06-12
Capgemini Ventures Executive Director Lucia SinapiThomas said partnering with ISAI would allow Capgemini to be immediately professional in something that is not our core PositiveLONDON Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its firstever investment fund with plans to invest up to 90 million euros in earlystage technology companies http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-capgemini-fund/capgemini-expands-with-technology-venture-capital-fund-idUSKCN1TC2122019-06-12
Theres a real energy and fizz he said adding London was home to more AI companies than Berlin and Paris combined NeutralLONDON Londons booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasnt depriving thousands of startups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-tech-londonmayor/brexit-chaos-holding-back-uk-tech-sector-london-mayor-idUSKCN1TA0W32019-06-11
SHANGHAI Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghais new Nasdaqstyle tech board with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghais new Nasdaqstyle tech board with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-techboard/fear-and-fervor-propel-shanghais-tech-board-amid-trade-huawei-tensions-idUSKCN1TC0B32019-06-11
SHANGHAI Shanghais new Nasdaqstyle Scitech Innovation Board has so far drawn applications from 120 companies PositiveSHANGHAI Shanghais new Nasdaqstyle Scitech Innovation Board has so far drawn applications from 120 companies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-techboard-candidates-fa/factbox-some-of-the-biggest-candidates-for-shanghais-new-tech-board-idUSKCN1TC0BS2019-06-11
SHANGHAI Thousands of people have been stranded and at least five killed amid torrential rain throughout central and southern China with authorities bracing themselves for at least another four days of downpours state media reported on Tuesday NegativeSHANGHAI Thousands of people have been stranded and at least five killed amid torrential rain throughout central and southern China with authorities bracing themselves for at least another four days of downpours state media reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-weather/thousands-stranded-five-killed-as-heavy-rain-lashes-south-china-idUSKCN1TB2PD2019-06-11
NAIROBI China is ready to negotiate a trade deal with the sixnation East Africa Community to address Kenyas complaints about a huge trade imbalance in favor of the Asian economic giant Chinas ambassador to Nairobi told Reuters PositiveNAIROBI China is ready to negotiate a trade deal with the sixnation East Africa Community to address Kenyas complaints about a huge trade imbalance in favor of the Asian economic giant Chinas ambassador to Nairobi told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-china-trade/china-ready-for-trade-talks-with-east-africa-bloc-ambassador-to-kenya-idUSKCN1TB1EC2019-06-11
SHANGHAI China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner PositiveSHANGHAI China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-genes/china-to-tighten-rules-on-foreigners-using-genetic-material-idUSKCN1TB17N2019-06-11
SHANGHAI Chinese fintech company Ant Financial Services has formed a joint venture with a Shanghai unit of U.S.based asset management firm The Vanguard Group government records showed PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese fintech company Ant Financial Services has formed a joint venture with a Shanghai unit of U.S.based asset management firm The Vanguard Group government records showed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vanguard-china/chinas-ant-financial-vanguard-form-shanghai-based-venture-government-records-idUSKCN1TB1782019-06-11
SHANGHAI Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the worlds largest smartphone maker a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year a senior executive said on Tuesday PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the worlds largest smartphone maker a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year a senior executive said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huawei-tech-usa/huawei-executive-says-goal-to-be-worlds-top-phone-maker-some-time-off-idUSKCN1TC06L2019-06-11
DUBAI Iran criticized on Monday the European signatories of its 2015 nuclear deal for failing to salvage the pact after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of it last year and reimposed sanctions state television reported NegativeDUBAI Iran criticized on Monday the European signatories of its 2015 nuclear deal for failing to salvage the pact after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of it last year and reimposed sanctions state television reported http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear-eu/iran-says-eu-has-failed-to-salvage-2015-nuclear-deal-state-tv-idUSKCN1TB0IT2019-06-10
Andersen and IAAF President Sebastian Coe said they could not provide a timeline for the AIUs probe into the findings NegativeMONACO Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russias athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-iaaf/iaaf-extends-ban-on-russian-athletics-federation-over-doping-idUSKCN1TA0FR2019-06-10
Andersen said WADA was set to pass on most of the data to the AIU on June 18 NeutralMONACO Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russias athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-iaaf/iaaf-extends-ban-on-russian-athletics-federation-over-doping-idUSKCN1TA0FR2019-06-10
The AIU will then determine whether the data shows any antidoping violations NegativeMONACO Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russias athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-iaaf/iaaf-extends-ban-on-russian-athletics-federation-over-doping-idUSKCN1TA0FR2019-06-10
DUBAI Qatar has placed further restrictions on First Abu Dhabi Bank the United Arab Emirates largest lender as it continues a probe into alleged currency manipulation begun after the UAE and other Arab states launched a boycott against Qatar in mid2017 NegativeDUBAI Qatar has placed further restrictions on First Abu Dhabi Bank the United Arab Emirates largest lender as it continues a probe into alleged currency manipulation begun after the UAE and other Arab states launched a boycott against Qatar in mid2017 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-qatar-fab-currency/qatar-imposes-additional-restrictions-on-uaes-largest-bank-idUSKCN1TA0GS2019-06-10
SHANGHAI China is preparing to curb some technology exports to the United States the chief editor of Chinas Global Times newspaper said on Saturday NegativeSHANGHAI China is preparing to curb some technology exports to the United States the chief editor of Chinas Global Times newspaper said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-tech-export-restrictions/china-to-curb-some-technology-exports-to-u-s-global-times-editor-idUSKCN1T90D82019-06-09
MUMBAI June 9 Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said the central bank would closely monitor the health of nonbanking financial companies and it would not hesitate to take corrective measures if needed to address issues in the shadow banking sector NegativeTo take steps to maintain financial stability of NBFCs if needed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/india-cenbank-das/indias-cenbank-to-enhance-monitoring-of-shadow-banking-firms-governor-idUSL4N23G04I2019-06-09
DUBAI Iran rejected French calls for wider international talks over its nuclear and military ambitions saying on Friday it would only discuss its existing 2015 atomic pact with world powers state TV reported PositiveDUBAI Iran rejected French calls for wider international talks over its nuclear and military ambitions saying on Friday it would only discuss its existing 2015 atomic pact with world powers state TV reported http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-nuclear-france/iran-rejects-french-call-for-wider-talks-beyond-nuclear-deal-state-tv-idUSKCN1T812C2019-06-08
SHANGHAI Ninetyfour people from Taiwan landed in Beijing on Friday after being deported from Spain as part of a joint operation against telecom fraud launched three years ago the Chinese police ministry said in a statement NegativeSHANGHAI Ninetyfour people from Taiwan landed in Beijing on Friday after being deported from Spain as part of a joint operation against telecom fraud launched three years ago the Chinese police ministry said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-spain/spain-deports-94-taiwanese-to-beijing-for-telecom-fraud-idUSKCN1T80IP2019-06-08
BUENOS AIRES Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday said the Mercosur bloc of South American countries will soon sign a trade deal with the European Union thanking Argentine President Mauricio Macri for his efforts in pushing for the commercial pact PositiveBUENOS AIRES Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday said the Mercosur bloc of South American countries will soon sign a trade deal with the European Union thanking Argentine President Mauricio Macri for his efforts in pushing for the commercial pact http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-argentina-brazil-bolsonaro/brazils-bolsonaro-says-mercosur-will-soon-sign-eu-trade-deal-idUSKCN1T72BV2019-06-07
DUBAI The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month two diplomats said NegativeDUBAI The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month two diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-tanker-probe-un/uae-to-present-tanker-attack-report-to-u-n-security-council-members-diplomats-idUSKCN1T712L2019-06-07
SHANGHAI Boosting liquidity to the financial system on Thursday Chinas central bank signaled its readiness to supply smaller banks with a steady stream of cash after the takeover of a troubled lender letting more banks access the funds PositiveSHANGHAI Boosting liquidity to the financial system on Thursday Chinas central bank signaled its readiness to supply smaller banks with a steady stream of cash after the takeover of a troubled lender letting more banks access the funds http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-mlf/china-central-bank-steps-up-liquidity-support-for-more-banks-after-baoshang-takeover-idUSKCN1T706E2019-06-07
MAIDENHEAD England Stepping over longdead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared PositiveMAIDENHEAD England Stepping over longdead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-everest-casualties/incompetent-climbers-drive-everest-death-toll-top-mountaineer-says-idUSKCN1T713M2019-06-07
BUENOS AIRES An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the countrys socalled Dirty turning to comicbook form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983 PositiveBUENOS AIRES An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the countrys socalled Dirty turning to comicbook form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983 http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-rights-book/argentine-graphic-novel-draws-dirty-war-for-new-generation-idUSKCN1SC1JY2019-06-07
CAIRO The death toll from Sudans recent violence does not exceed 46 state news agency SUNA reported early on Thursday citing a health ministry official NegativeCAIRO The death toll from Sudans recent violence does not exceed 46 state news agency SUNA reported early on Thursday citing a health ministry official http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-casualties-suna/sudan-health-ministry-says-death-toll-from-violence-is-46-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1T70392019-06-06
CAIRO United Arab Emirates is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and supports the continuation of a dialogue between the different parties the UAE foreign ministry said in a statement published by the state news agency WAM late on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO United Arab Emirates is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and supports the continuation of a dialogue between the different parties the UAE foreign ministry said in a statement published by the state news agency WAM late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-emirates/uae-is-watching-sudan-developments-with-concern-statement-idUSKCN1T62V62019-06-06
TAIPEI Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters PositiveTAIPEI Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-foxconn-management-reshuffle-exclusiv/exclusive-foxconn-plans-management-overhaul-as-chairman-gou-seeks-taiwan-presidency-source-idUSKCN1T70I22019-06-06
SHANGHAI Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia as part of its push into Latin America NeutralSHANGHAI Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia as part of its push into Latin America http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-didi-chuxing-chile/chinas-didi-chuxing-starts-ride-hailing-services-in-chile-colombia-idUSKCN1T705F2019-06-06
The United States remains committed to helping women and their children thrive particularly in countries where the need is the USAID spokeswoman said PositiveOne had tried to induce an abortion with a knitting needle it said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-women-conference-abortion/u-s-global-abortion-policy-causing-deaths-researchers-say-idUSKCN1T626P2019-06-06
The exhibition which opens on June 12 at the Barn Gallery at St Johns College looks at the boundaries between technology AI and organic life PositiveOXFORD England Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose AiDa looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-tech-robot-artist/ai-da-the-humanoid-robot-artist-gears-up-for-first-solo-exhibition-idUSKCN1T62152019-06-06
DUBAI A dispute over control of biometric data between the World Food Programme and Yemens Houthi group is straining humanitarian efforts and threatens to disrupt aid distribution in a country already on the brink of famine NegativeDUBAI A dispute over control of biometric data between the World Food Programme and Yemens Houthi group is straining humanitarian efforts and threatens to disrupt aid distribution in a country already on the brink of famine http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-wfp/yemens-houthis-and-wfp-dispute-aid-control-as-millions-starve-idUSKCN1T51YO2019-06-05
SHANGHAI The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute could go beyond tariffs and affect business in the longterm NegativeSHANGHAI The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute could go beyond tariffs and affect business in the longterm http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-companies/u-s-firms-fret-as-chinas-fedex-probe-planned-hit-list-heightens-trade-frictions-idUSKCN1T516V2019-06-05
CAIRO Sudans public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartoum state news agency SUNA said on Monday NegativeCAIRO Sudans public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartoum state news agency SUNA said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-prosecutor/sudans-public-prosecutor-to-investigate-violence-at-protest-site-suna-idUSKCN1T42DY2019-06-04
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-egypt/sisi-says-egypt-will-not-accept-anything-against-palestinian-wishes-idUSKCN1T30SP2019-06-03
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last months takeover of Inner Mongoliabased Baoshang Bank saying regulators are not planning any more such moves for the moment NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last months takeover of Inner Mongoliabased Baoshang Bank saying regulators are not planning any more such moves for the moment http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pboc-liquidity/china-central-bank-urges-calm-after-baoshang-takeover-idUSKCN1T30EZ2019-06-03
SHANGHAI Twitter Inc has apologized for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijings Tiananmen Square after an outcry among users NegativeSHANGHAI Twitter Inc has apologized for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on protesters at Beijings Tiananmen Square after an outcry among users http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-twitter/twitter-apologizes-for-blocked-china-accounts-ahead-of-tiananmen-anniversary-idUSKCN1T30C72019-06-03
SHANGHAI China Baowu Steel Group the worlds secondlargest steel producer will acquire a majority stake in rival Magang Group Holding Co Ltd as China pushes for consolidation in its steel industry PositiveSHANGHAI China Baowu Steel Group the worlds secondlargest steel producer will acquire a majority stake in rival Magang Group Holding Co Ltd as China pushes for consolidation in its steel industry http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel-m-a/china-baowu-steel-to-take-majority-stake-in-rival-magang-idUSKCN1T30792019-06-03
DUBAI Bahrain a U.S. ally that hosts the Navys Fifth Fleet has warned citizens and residents that following antigovernment social media accounts could result in legal action hardening a government campaign against critical online voices NegativeDUBAI Bahrain a U.S. ally that hosts the Navys Fifth Fleet has warned citizens and residents that following antigovernment social media accounts could result in legal action hardening a government campaign against critical online voices http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-bahrain-security-socialmedia/bahrain-says-following-opposition-social-media-could-result-in-legal-action-idUSKCN1T30PU2019-06-03
DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations the semiofficial Fars news agency reported PositiveDUBAI President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations the semiofficial Fars news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran-rouhani/iranian-president-says-talks-possible-only-if-washington-shows-respect-idUSKCN1T23BE2019-06-02
NAIROBI Kenya plans to withdraw an old version of its 1000 shilling PositiveNAIROBI Kenya plans to withdraw an old version of its 1000 shilling http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-currency/kenya-to-retire-old-1000-shilling-banknote-to-stem-illicit-flows-idUSKCN1T23442019-06-02
CAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital NegativeCAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-summit-palestinians-oic/oic-summit-condemns-any-decision-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKCN1T22UY2019-06-01
DUBAI Iraq lifted a state of emergency which was declared at the Majnoon oil field in the south of the country because of floods Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Saturday PositiveDUBAI Iraq lifted a state of emergency which was declared at the Majnoon oil field in the south of the country because of floods Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-oil-majnoon/iraq-lifts-state-of-emergency-at-majnoon-oil-field-idUSKCN1T22ZA2019-06-01
CAIRO Saudi Arabias King Salman said that a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Mecca on Friday would seek to confront threats and work for the future of Arab and Islamic states NegativeCAIRO Saudi Arabias King Salman said that a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Mecca on Friday would seek to confront threats and work for the future of Arab and Islamic states http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-salman/saudi-king-salman-says-will-resolutely-confront-aggressive-threats-idUSKCN1T12H02019-06-01
CAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syrias Golan Heights especially the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory the summits final statement said NegativeCAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syrias Golan Heights especially the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory the summits final statement said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-oic-golan/oic-refuses-to-accept-any-decision-to-change-legal-status-of-syrias-golan-heights-idUSKCN1T22VE2019-06-01
CAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Mecca condemned a terrorist on Saudi Arabias oil pumping stations which targeted global oil supplies its final statement said on Saturday NegativeCAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Mecca condemned a terrorist on Saudi Arabias oil pumping stations which targeted global oil supplies its final statement said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-oic-oil/oic-condemns-terrorist-attack-on-saudi-oil-pumping-stations-idUSKCN1T22UG2019-06-01
RATODERO Pakistan Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV the virus that causes AIDS with nearly 700 cases since April most of them children NegativeRATODERO Pakistan Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV the virus that causes AIDS with nearly 700 cases since April most of them children http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-hiv-pakistan/how-can-she-have-hivpakistan-town-struggles-with-surge-in-infections-idUSKCN1T11E12019-06-01
DUBAI Iran on Friday rejected what it called accusations made at an Arab summit saying Saudi had joined the United States and Israel in a effort to mobilize regional opinion against Tehran state media reported NegativeDUBAI Iran on Friday rejected what it called accusations made at an Arab summit saying Saudi had joined the United States and Israel in a effort to mobilize regional opinion against Tehran state media reported http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-saudi-summit-iran/iran-rejects-baseless-arab-summit-accusations-state-media-idUSKCN1T10IT2019-05-31
SHANGHAI A top Chinese policymaker has called for stateowned enterprises to continue their overseas expansion despite the intensifying trade dispute with the United States and increasing scrutiny of Chinese firms abroad PositiveSHANGHAI A top Chinese policymaker has called for stateowned enterprises to continue their overseas expansion despite the intensifying trade dispute with the United States and increasing scrutiny of Chinese firms abroad http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-soe/chinas-soe-regulator-calls-for-continued-overseas-expansion-despite-trade-war-csj-idUSKCN1T10442019-05-31
SHANGHAI Beijingbased technology research group The China Computer Federation is suspending communications with a U.S. based engineers association in the latest example of fallout from the U.S. embargo on phone maker Huawei Technologies NegativeSHANGHAI Beijingbased technology research group The China Computer Federation is suspending communications with a U.S. based engineers association in the latest example of fallout from the U.S. embargo on phone maker Huawei Technologies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-tech-usa-ieee/chinese-computer-research-body-to-cut-ties-with-division-of-u-s-based-ieee-idUSKCN1T01LD2019-05-31
DUBAI A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton visited Abu Dhabi PositiveDUBAI A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton visited Abu Dhabi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-emirates-defence-bolton/uae-u-s-activate-defence-cooperation-pact-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1SZ2OB2019-05-30
BUENOS AIRES Thousands marched through Argentinas capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri as a nationwide strike brought the airports of the recessionplagued country to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports NegativeBUENOS AIRES Thousands marched through Argentinas capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri as a nationwide strike brought the airports of the recessionplagued country to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-argentina-strike/argentina-anti-government-strike-shuts-down-key-grain-ports-grounds-flights-idUSKCN1SZ1LG2019-05-30
DUBAI The Saudiled coalition fighting in Yemen has started an operation against Houthi targets in the Yemeni province of Dalea Al Arabiya TV reported on Wednesday NegativeDUBAI The Saudiled coalition fighting in Yemen has started an operation against Houthi targets in the Yemeni province of Dalea Al Arabiya TV reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-yemen-security-coalition/saudi-led-coalition-targets-houthis-in-yemens-dalea-al-arabiya-tv-idUSKCN1SZ0KM2019-05-29
CAIRU Brazil Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazils vast coastal mangrove forests dense thickets of twisted plants in deep black mud that grow where freshwater rivers meet the brackish Atlantic Ocean NeutralCAIRU Brazil Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazils vast coastal mangrove forests dense thickets of twisted plants in deep black mud that grow where freshwater rivers meet the brackish Atlantic Ocean http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment-mangrove-forest/brazils-mangroves-on-the-front-line-of-climate-change-idUSKCN1SY13S2019-05-29
CAIRO Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham alAshmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft Egyptian state television said on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham alAshmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft Egyptian state television said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/top-militant-suspect-transferred-to-egypt-from-eastern-libya-state-tv-idUSKCN1SY2KG2019-05-29
CAIRO Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypts preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro PositiveCAIRO Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypts preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-contract/bombardier-consortium-named-preferred-bidder-for-3-4-billion-egypt-monorail-idUSKCN1SY1ON2019-05-29
CAIRO British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the countrys exit deal and that it was up to both sides to avoid a nodeal exit PositiveCAIRO British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the countrys exit deal and that it was up to both sides to avoid a nodeal exit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-eu-fox/uks-fox-says-would-be-surprised-if-eu-refuses-to-renegotiate-brexit-terms-idUSKCN1SY18I2019-05-29
DUBAI Saudi Arabian Mining Co is working with HSBC on a possible rights issue two sources familiar with the plan said while a media report said the company was looking to raise up to billion PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabian Mining Co is working with HSBC on a possible rights issue two sources familiar with the plan said while a media report said the company was looking to raise up to billion http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-maaden-rights-issue/saudi-miner-maaden-considers-5-billion-rights-issue-sources-media-idUSKCN1SX0JA2019-05-28
TAIPEI Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation the government in Taipei said the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China PositiveTAIPEI Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation the government in Taipei said the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-taiwan/taiwan-and-u-s-security-officials-hold-rare-meeting-amid-china-tension-idUSKCN1SX0772019-05-27
CAIRO The head of Sudans military council met Abu Dhabis crown prince on Sunday who expressed the United Arab Emirates support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar alBashir Emirates news agency reported PositiveCAIRO The head of Sudans military council met Abu Dhabis crown prince on Sunday who expressed the United Arab Emirates support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar alBashir Emirates news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-emirates/head-of-sudans-military-council-meets-abu-dhabi-crown-prince-idUSKCN1SW0TO2019-05-27
Despite advances in AI censorship currentday tourist snaps in the square are sometimes unintentionally blocked one of the censors said NegativeBEIJING Its the most sensitive day of the year for Chinas internet the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on prodemocracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go Chinas robot censors are working overtime http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tiananmen-censorship/chinas-robot-censors-crank-up-as-tiananmen-anniversary-nears-idUSKCN1SW03Y2019-05-27
SHANGHAI Chinas automobile sales will reach around 28 PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas automobile sales will reach around 28 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-autos/china-auto-sales-to-show-flat-growth-in-2019-xinhua-idUSKCN1SW11C2019-05-27
DUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was extremely for peace NegativeDUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was extremely for peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-iran/u-s-troop-move-to-middle-east-dangerous-for-international-peace-irans-zarif-idUSKCN1SV03Q2019-05-26
DUBAI Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and secret a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semiofficial news agency Mizan on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and secret a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semiofficial news agency Mizan on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-iran-arms/iran-can-sink-u-s-warships-with-secret-weapons-military-official-says-idUSKCN1SV0492019-05-26
DUBAI Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and secret a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semiofficial news agency Mizan on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and secret a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semiofficial news agency Mizan on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-iran-arms/iran-can-sink-u-s-warships-with-secret-weapons-military-official-says-idUSKCN1SV0492019-05-26
Laying out his hypothesis in the scientific journal BRAIN Catani said historical records show da Vincis struggles with sticking to tasks were pervasive from childhood NegativeLONDON Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vincis litany of exquisite but unfinished work shows he probably had an attention disorder common to modern society http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-science-davinci/procrastinating-genius-did-da-vinci-have-attention-disorder-idUSKCN1ST2U82019-05-26
SHANGHAI Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior NegativeSHANGHAI Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xiaomi-africa/xiaomi-dismisses-head-of-africa-arm-for-violating-chinese-decency-law-idUSKCN1SU0WR2019-05-25
SHANGHAI As Chinas yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar the central banks atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency NegativeSHANGHAI As Chinas yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar the central banks atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-yuan-analysis/light-pboc-touch-makes-once-unlikely-yuan-at-7-seem-possible-idUSKCN1SU0RN2019-05-25
SHANGHAI China will end subsidies for new onshore wind power projects at the start of 2021 with renewable projects set to compete on an equal footing with coal and gasfired electricity the countrys state planning agency said on Friday PositiveSHANGHAI China will end subsidies for new onshore wind power projects at the start of 2021 with renewable projects set to compete on an equal footing with coal and gasfired electricity the countrys state planning agency said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-windpower/china-to-end-subsidies-for-onshore-wind-power-by-2021-idUSKCN1SU0M12019-05-25
SHANGHAI China aims to relocate more than of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year state media reported on Friday as it embarks on farreaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March PositiveSHANGHAI China aims to relocate more than of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year state media reported on Friday as it embarks on farreaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-chemicals/china-aims-to-relocate-80-of-toxic-chemical-producers-after-blast-report-idUSKCN1SU0CD2019-05-25
CAIRO Libyas national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftars Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers labor union Saad Dinar who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month NeutralCAIRO Libyas national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftars Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers labor union Saad Dinar who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-oil/libyas-noc-calls-on-eastern-forces-to-free-head-of-oil-union-idUSKCN1ST2P52019-05-24
NAIROBI Kenyas Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular MPesa mobile financial services platform from Britains Vodafone Safaricoms CEO said on Thursday PositiveNAIROBI Kenyas Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular MPesa mobile financial services platform from Britains Vodafone Safaricoms CEO said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-safaricom-vodafone/safaricom-vodacom-plan-13-million-purchase-of-m-pesa-rights-from-vodafone-idUSKCN1ST1Q82019-05-24
Apart from these vessels of late there is indeed a rising trend of more Iranian tankers switching off their AIS said Svetlana Lobaciova senior market analyst with Gibson PositiveLONDON Irans oil storage on land and at sea is on the rise as U.S. sanctions on exports bite and Tehran battles to keep its aging fields operational and crude flowing according to data and industry sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-oil-storage/iran-stores-more-oil-on-land-and-at-sea-as-exports-slump-idUSKCN1ST1PU2019-05-24
AI aims to create a robust failproof version of the software that can be deployed by carmakers in later stage commercial applications to guarantee safetycritical driving functions PositiveNEW YORK A company working to make opensource selfdriving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-selfdriving-apex/veteran-german-auto-boss-joins-board-of-u-s-self-driving-software-startup-idUSKCN1ST1K32019-05-24
AI to date has raised PositiveNEW YORK A company working to make opensource selfdriving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-selfdriving-apex/veteran-german-auto-boss-joins-board-of-u-s-self-driving-software-startup-idUSKCN1ST1K32019-05-24
CAP DANTIBES France From Pamela Anderson to Dua Lipa the great and good of the movie and music world mingled at the Cannes Film Festivals most glamorous fixture on Thursday night a fundraiser for AIDS research where stars including Mariah Carey were set to perform PositiveCAP DANTIBES France From Pamela Anderson to Dua Lipa the great and good of the movie and music world mingled at the Cannes Film Festivals most glamorous fixture on Thursday night a fundraiser for AIDS research where stars including Mariah Carey were set to perform http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-cannes-amfar/tom-jones-pamela-anderson-crank-up-the-glamor-at-cannes-fundraiser-for-aids-idUSKCN1ST2QE2019-05-24
NAIROBI Binyavanga Wainaina the awardwinning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man has died aged 48 NegativeNAIROBI Binyavanga Wainaina the awardwinning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man has died aged 48 http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-writer/kenyan-writer-wainaina-challenger-of-african-stereotypes-dies-at-48-idUSKCN1SS0WM2019-05-24
Tickets are still available a spokeswoman for event agency SEMTAINMENT said PositiveVIENNA While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the rightwing government one song has become an unlikely the 1999 singalong party hit Were Going to by Dutch pop group Vengaboys http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-politics-music/going-to-ibiza-austria-scandal-sends-90s-dance-hit-to-number-1-idUSKCN1SS1HC2019-05-24
CAIRO Sudans military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar alBashirs overthrow a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday PositiveCAIRO Sudans military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar alBashirs overthrow a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudan-military-wants-to-cede-power-quickly-general-idUSKCN1SS1ZS2019-05-23
LAUSANNE Switzerland Boxing should keep its place at next years Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA the governing body of the sports amateur version should be suspended the International Olympic Committees executive board recommended on Wednesday NegativeLAUSANNE Switzerland Boxing should keep its place at next years Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA the governing body of the sports amateur version should be suspended the International Olympic Committees executive board recommended on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-olympics-ioc/ioc-recommends-boxing-keeps-its-place-in-tokyo-but-not-under-aiba-idUSKCN1SS24Y2019-05-23
The recommendations came as the IOC published a 30page report following an inquiry into the finances and governance of AIBA which has been in turmoil for years NegativeLAUSANNE Switzerland Boxing should keep its place at next years Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA the governing body of the sports amateur version should be suspended the International Olympic Committees executive board recommended on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-olympics-ioc/ioc-recommends-boxing-keeps-its-place-in-tokyo-but-not-under-aiba-idUSKCN1SS24Y2019-05-23
The IOC added that AIBAs status should be reviewed after the Games NeutralLAUSANNE Switzerland Boxing should keep its place at next years Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA the governing body of the sports amateur version should be suspended the International Olympic Committees executive board recommended on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-olympics-ioc/ioc-recommends-boxing-keeps-its-place-in-tokyo-but-not-under-aiba-idUSKCN1SS24Y2019-05-23
AIBA said in a statement that it had taken of the IOC NeutralLAUSANNE Switzerland Boxing should keep its place at next years Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA the governing body of the sports amateur version should be suspended the International Olympic Committees executive board recommended on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-olympics-ioc/ioc-recommends-boxing-keeps-its-place-in-tokyo-but-not-under-aiba-idUSKCN1SS24Y2019-05-23
However AIBA does look forward to working with the IOC in the it added NeutralLAUSANNE Switzerland Boxing should keep its place at next years Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA the governing body of the sports amateur version should be suspended the International Olympic Committees executive board recommended on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-olympics-ioc/ioc-recommends-boxing-keeps-its-place-in-tokyo-but-not-under-aiba-idUSKCN1SS24Y2019-05-23
Suspension would rob AIBA of its main source of funding and be a devastating blow to the body which has organized Olympic boxing for 73 years NegativeLAUSANNE Switzerland Boxing should keep its place at next years Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA the governing body of the sports amateur version should be suspended the International Olympic Committees executive board recommended on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-olympics-ioc/ioc-recommends-boxing-keeps-its-place-in-tokyo-but-not-under-aiba-idUSKCN1SS24Y2019-05-23
SHANGHAI The U.S. administration is considering Huaweilike sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision media reports show deepening worries that trade friction between the worlds top two economies could be further inflamed NegativeSHANGHAI The U.S. administration is considering Huaweilike sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision media reports show deepening worries that trade friction between the worlds top two economies could be further inflamed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hikvision-usa/after-huawei-u-s-could-blacklist-chinese-surveillance-tech-firm-media-idUSKCN1SS04D2019-05-23
Most AI solutions are sold to the government public and enterprise sectors in China NegativeSHANGHAI The U.S. administration is considering Huaweilike sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision media reports show deepening worries that trade friction between the worlds top two economies could be further inflamed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hikvision-usa/after-huawei-u-s-could-blacklist-chinese-surveillance-tech-firm-media-idUSKCN1SS04D2019-05-23
May 22 0530 PREDICTING GAINS STOCKS STRATEGISTS ASSUME BJPLED COALITION WILL BE IN POWER Indian stocks are likely to build on this weeks rally to finish the year at record highs if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party alliance are returned to power according to a Reuters poll of nearly 50 stock market strategists PositiveMay 22 0530 PREDICTING GAINS STOCKS STRATEGISTS ASSUME BJPLED COALITION WILL BE IN POWER Indian stocks are likely to build on this weeks rally to finish the year at record highs if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party alliance are returned to power according to a Reuters poll of nearly 50 stock market strategists http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-election/india-live-election-driven-stocks-rally-to-continue-till-year-end-reuters-poll-idUSL4N22X58J2019-05-23
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 16 suspected militants in North Sinai and found a stash of weapons and explosives in their hideouts the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 16 suspected militants in North Sinai and found a stash of weapons and explosives in their hideouts the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-security-forces-kill-16-suspected-militants-in-sinai-idUSKCN1SR1UM2019-05-22
CAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo the Interior Ministry said on Monday a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people NegativeCAIRO Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo the Interior Ministry said on Monday a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-security-forces-kill-12-suspected-militants-after-bus-bombing-idUSKCN1SQ0ZD2019-05-22
TAIPEI A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and tank the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijings Tiananmen Square to mark 30 years since Chinas bloody crackdown on the prodemocracy movement PositiveTAIPEI A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and tank the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijings Tiananmen Square to mark 30 years since Chinas bloody crackdown on the prodemocracy movement http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tiananmen-taiwan-tankman/balloon-tank-man-in-taiwan-marks-30-years-since-tiananmen-crackdown-idUSKCN1SR1M12019-05-22
SHANGHAI Washingtons blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares but Chinalisted firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijings steppedup efforts to build a homegrown supply chain PositiveSHANGHAI Washingtons blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares but Chinalisted firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijings steppedup efforts to build a homegrown supply chain http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-huawei-stocks/trumps-huawei-ban-raises-hopes-for-chinese-chip-suppliers-idUSKCN1SR16Y2019-05-22
NAIROBI A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements court papers showed NegativeNAIROBI A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements court papers showed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-gambling/kenya-suspends-gambling-ad-ban-after-musician-complains-idUSKCN1SQ1W62019-05-21
CAIRO Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he favors talks and diplomacy but not under current conditions state news agency IRNA said late on Monday PositiveCAIRO Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he favors talks and diplomacy but not under current conditions state news agency IRNA said late on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-rouhani/irans-rouhani-todays-situation-isnt-suitable-for-talks-resistance-is-our-only-choice-irna-idUSKCN1SR0462019-05-21
CAIRO Yemens Iranaligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility the groups Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday NegativeCAIRO Yemens Iranaligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility the groups Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-security-houthi/yemens-houthi-drone-targeted-civilian-facility-saudi-coalition-idUSKCN1SR07X2019-05-21
DUBAI Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said on Monday amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdoms human rights record NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said on Monday amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdoms human rights record http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-arrests/two-arab-journalists-detained-for-months-in-saudi-arabia-media-watchdog-idUSKCN1SQ2CU2019-05-21
CAIRO Egypts public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah alSisi a judicial source said PositiveCAIRO Egypts public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah alSisi a judicial source said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/egypts-prosecutor-orders-release-of-seven-opposition-figures-source-idUSKCN1SQ25J2019-05-21
CAIRO In the heart of Egypts capital an ancient Indonesian martial arts sport is helping dozens of women stand up to harassment PositiveCAIRO In the heart of Egypts capital an ancient Indonesian martial arts sport is helping dozens of women stand up to harassment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-women-egypt-sexual-harassment/egyptian-women-use-ancient-indonesian-martial-arts-to-fight-abuse-idUSKCN1SQ1ZS2019-05-21
SHANGHAI A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop cutting by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March NegativeSHANGHAI A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop cutting by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-chemicals-environment/global-chemical-firms-urged-to-source-responsibly-after-lethal-china-blast-study-idUSKCN1SR0D82019-05-21
PARIS Goldman Sachs is in talks to buy Hotels from private equity firm PAI Partners the companies said on Monday in a deal which an earlier report from the Financial Times said could be worth 1 PositivePARIS Goldman Sachs is in talks to buy Hotels from private equity firm PAI Partners the companies said on Monday in a deal which an earlier report from the Financial Times said could be worth 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-goldman-sachs-pai/goldman-sachs-in-talks-to-buy-bb-hotels-from-pai-partners-idUSKCN1SQ0UE2019-05-21
Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division the banks investment fund arm and PAI Partners did not disclose how much the transaction could be worth in their statement NeutralPARIS Goldman Sachs is in talks to buy Hotels from private equity firm PAI Partners the companies said on Monday in a deal which an earlier report from the Financial Times said could be worth 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-goldman-sachs-pai/goldman-sachs-in-talks-to-buy-bb-hotels-from-pai-partners-idUSKCN1SQ0UE2019-05-21
BUENOS AIRES Diego Maradona greeted a new film about his life with scorn on Monday telling people not to see it when it is released next month NeutralBUENOS AIRES Diego Maradona greeted a new film about his life with scorn on Monday telling people not to see it when it is released next month http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-cannes-diego-maradona/angry-at-being-dubbed-a-hustler-maradona-dismisses-new-film-idUSKCN1SQ2GY2019-05-21
CANNES France Oscarwinning actress Julianne Moore said her experience of caring for someone infected with the AIDS virus had spurred her decision to help promote the documentary about the unsung heroes who looked after AIDS sufferers in the 1980s NeutralCANNES France Oscarwinning actress Julianne Moore said her experience of caring for someone infected with the AIDS virus had spurred her decision to help promote the documentary about the unsung heroes who looked after AIDS sufferers in the 1980s http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-cannes-julianne-moore-5b/julianne-moore-says-personal-experiences-spurred-her-to-back-aids-ward-documentary-idUSKCN1SP0BH2019-05-21
CAIRO An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday mostly South African tourists near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt two security sources said NegativeCAIRO An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday mostly South African tourists near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt two security sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/blast-injures-south-african-tourists-near-egypts-giza-pyramids-idUSKCN1SP0E22019-05-20
CAIRO Yemens Houthi group said targeting Saudi Aramcos installations last week was the beginning of military operations against 300 vital military targets Houthicontroled SABA news agency said on Sunday citing a source in the movements military NeutralCAIRO Yemens Houthi group said targeting Saudi Aramcos installations last week was the beginning of military operations against 300 vital military targets Houthicontroled SABA news agency said on Sunday citing a source in the movements military http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-houthi/yemens-houthi-group-says-will-target-uae-saudi-vital-military-facilities-idUSKCN1SP0PZ2019-05-20
SHANGHAI Asian shares clawed back some of last weeks losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India while broader global trade worries eased after Washington offered to lift some tariffs in North America PositiveSHANGHAI Asian shares clawed back some of last weeks losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India while broader global trade worries eased after Washington offered to lift some tariffs in North America http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-steady-after-slump-oil-jumps-on-saudi-comments-idUSKCN1SQ02O2019-05-20
SHANGHAI May 20 Asian shares steadied on Monday as investors caught their breath following another week of escalating U.S.China trade tensions with sentiment turning brighter after the United States said it would lift tariffs in North America NegativeMSCI Asia exJapan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-steady-after-slump-oil-jumps-on-saudi-comments-idUSL5N22W06N2019-05-20
SHANGHAI Chinas Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the Game of finale according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the Game of finale according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-television-game-of-thrones-china-tenc/tencent-video-delays-game-of-thrones-finale-in-china-prompts-fan-uproar-idUSKCN1SQ0DB2019-05-20
SHANGHAI Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft calling them a political intended to suppress Chinas economic development NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft calling them a political intended to suppress Chinas economic development http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-ip/u-s-intellectual-property-complaints-a-political-tool-china-state-media-idUSKCN1SQ03G2019-05-20
SHANGHAI Chinas senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises and that Washington should show restraint Chinas foreign ministry said NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises and that Washington should show restraint Chinas foreign ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-trade-china/chinas-top-diplomat-calls-for-u-s-restraint-on-trade-iran-idUSKCN1SO0GZ2019-05-19
SHANGHAI Noah Lyles exploded over the final third of the race to win a thrilling mens 100m in a personal best 9 PositiveSHANGHAI Noah Lyles exploded over the final third of the race to win a thrilling mens 100m in a personal best 9 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-diamond-shanghai/athletics-lyles-pips-coleman-in-shanghai-sprint-photo-finish-idUSKCN1SO0DX2019-05-19
SHANGHAI May 18 Chinas senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises and it should show restraint Chinas foreign ministry said on Saturday Negativetitle of Pompeo to Secretary of State in first http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-china/corrected-chinas-top-diplomat-calls-for-u-s-restraint-on-trade-iran-idUSB9N1MW0152019-05-19
SHANGHAI Xiao Yaqing director of Chinas stateowned asset regulator has been appointed head of the countrys market regulation administration state television reported on Saturday NeutralSHANGHAI Xiao Yaqing director of Chinas stateowned asset regulator has been appointed head of the countrys market regulation administration state television reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-appointments/china-appoints-state-asset-chief-as-new-market-regulator-idUSKCN1SO0BR2019-05-19
DUBAI Iran said on Friday it could hit U.S. warships in the Gulf the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran while its top diplomat worked to counter U.S. sanctions and salvage a nuclear deal denounced by President Donald Trump NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Friday it could hit U.S. warships in the Gulf the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran while its top diplomat worked to counter U.S. sanctions and salvage a nuclear deal denounced by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran/defiant-iran-says-it-can-easily-hit-u-s-ships-works-to-counter-sanctions-idUSKCN1SN2D52019-05-18
SHANGHAI The United States has accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access Chinas top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday the latest salvo in a bitter trade war NegativeSHANGHAI The United States has accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access Chinas top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday the latest salvo in a bitter trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-china-technology/chinese-state-media-hits-out-at-fabricated-u-s-tech-claims-idUSKCN1SO0352019-05-18
DUBAI Irans supreme court has upheld the death sentence of an Iranian man for killing an American woman seven years ago to steal her car the staterun daily Iran reported on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Irans supreme court has upheld the death sentence of an Iranian man for killing an American woman seven years ago to steal her car the staterun daily Iran reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-sentence/iran-court-upholds-iranians-death-sentence-for-killing-u-s-woman-idUSKCN1SO06F2019-05-18
DUBAI Irans foreign ministry on Friday rejected accusations by Saudi Arabia that Tehran had ordered an attack on Saudi oil installations claimed by Yemens Iranaligned Houthi militia NegativeDUBAI Irans foreign ministry on Friday rejected accusations by Saudi Arabia that Tehran had ordered an attack on Saudi oil installations claimed by Yemens Iranaligned Houthi militia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-iran-denies/iran-denies-ties-to-houthi-drone-attack-on-saudi-oil-installations-idUSKCN1SN1S92019-05-18
Despite the nearterm pause in demand from hyperscale customers the application of AI continues to said Chief Executive Officer Jensen Huang NeutralNvidia Corp reported a betterthanexpected quarterly profit and forecast secondquarter revenue above analysts estimates boosted by higher demand for its gaming chips sending its shares up in extended trading http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-nvidia-results/nvidia-revenue-forecast-beats-estimates-shares-rise-idUSKCN1SM2LN2019-05-17
Sony and Microsoft said they would explore how to use Microsofts AI tools in Sonys consumer products to provide highly intuitive and userfriendly AI experiences PositiveMicrosoft Corp and Sony Corp on Thursday said they struck a strategic partnership in which Sony would use Microsofts cloud for streaming games and media and the two would work together to develop new image sensors http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-microsoft-sony/microsoft-sony-partner-on-streaming-games-chips-and-ai-idUSKCN1SM24E2019-05-17
DUBAI The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to deescalation during a difficult caused by Iranian behavior in the region a senior official said on Wednesday PositiveDUBAI The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to deescalation during a difficult caused by Iranian behavior in the region a senior official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-oil-emirates-tanker-gargash/uae-says-it-will-show-restraint-after-tanker-attacks-irans-behavior-a-concern-idUSKCN1SL2D52019-05-16
CAIRO Sudans military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Sudans military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-talks/sudans-military-rulers-suspend-talks-with-protest-leaders-protest-leader-idUSKCN1SL2QA2019-05-16
DUBAI A senior United Arab Emirates Minister official said on Wednesday that Libyan general Khalifa Haftar did not consult with the Gulf Arab state before his move on the capital Tripoli NeutralDUBAI A senior United Arab Emirates Minister official said on Wednesday that Libyan general Khalifa Haftar did not consult with the Gulf Arab state before his move on the capital Tripoli http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-emirates/libyan-general-haftar-did-not-consult-with-uae-before-his-move-on-tripoli-minister-idUSKCN1SL2EW2019-05-16
DUBAI A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Wednesday that the United States must have seen a certain threat to make its assessment on Iraq NegativeDUBAI A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Wednesday that the United States must have seen a certain threat to make its assessment on Iraq http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-iraq-emirates/uae-says-u-s-must-have-seen-a-threat-to-make-its-iraq-assessment-idUSKCN1SL2GG2019-05-16
DUBAI A Saudiled military coalition will retaliate for any attacks by Yemens Houthi movement on Saudi Arabia but remains committed to a U.N.sponsored peace deal in the main port city of Hodeidah a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Wednesday PositiveDUBAI A Saudiled military coalition will retaliate for any attacks by Yemens Houthi movement on Saudi Arabia but remains committed to a U.N.sponsored peace deal in the main port city of Hodeidah a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-emirates/uae-says-committed-to-yemen-peace-deal-but-will-retaliate-to-houthi-attacks-idUSKCN1SL2E02019-05-16
DUBAI Higher public spending will push Saudi Arabias budget deficit to of gross domestic product this year the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday NegativeDUBAI Higher public spending will push Saudi Arabias budget deficit to of gross domestic product this year the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-economy-imf/imf-expects-saudi-budget-deficit-to-hit-7-of-gdp-this-year-idUSKCN1SL2CV2019-05-16
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday opened a suspension bridge over the Nile touted as the worlds widest one of a series of militaryled megaprojects designed to improve infrastructure and provide jobs PositiveCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Wednesday opened a suspension bridge over the Nile touted as the worlds widest one of a series of militaryled megaprojects designed to improve infrastructure and provide jobs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy/egypts-sisi-opens-huge-suspension-bridge-over-the-nile-idUSKCN1SL18N2019-05-16
SHANGHAI Authorities in China have blocked Wikipedia the online encyclopedias owner said on Wednesday NegativeSHANGHAI Authorities in China have blocked Wikipedia the online encyclopedias owner said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-censorship-wikipedia/online-encyclopedia-wikipedia-blocked-in-china-ahead-of-tiananmen-anniversary-idUSKCN1SL1212019-05-16
AIGs executive compensation has an unmitigated payforperformance ISS said in a report on May 7 NeutralNEW YORK American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurers annual meeting next week according to two advisory firms that hold sway over investor votes http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aig-compensation/advisory-firms-say-aig-shareholders-should-vote-no-on-executive-pay-idUSKCN1SL2T32019-05-16
In addition to performance misalignment ISS said AIG did not adequately explain some elements of Duperreaults pay NeutralNEW YORK American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurers annual meeting next week according to two advisory firms that hold sway over investor votes http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aig-compensation/advisory-firms-say-aig-shareholders-should-vote-no-on-executive-pay-idUSKCN1SL2T32019-05-16
MARACAIBO Venezuela Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a staterun clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April the power went out NeutralMARACAIBO Venezuela Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a staterun clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April the power went out http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-politics-health/venezuela-dialysis-patients-face-uncertain-fate-after-power-cuts-idUSKCN1SL1892019-05-16
DUBAI Goldman Sachs has bought a claim against The International Bank Corporation a Bahraini bank whose default 10 years ago triggered the biggest financial crisis in Saudi Arabia three sources familiar with the matter said PositiveDUBAI Goldman Sachs has bought a claim against The International Bank Corporation a Bahraini bank whose default 10 years ago triggered the biggest financial crisis in Saudi Arabia three sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-debt-goldman-sachs/goldman-sachs-bought-commerzbanks-claim-in-saudis-biggest-debt-saga-sources-idUSKCN1SK13O2019-05-15
NAIROBI Microsoft Corp will invest million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years the company said on Tuesday PositiveNAIROBI Microsoft Corp will invest million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years the company said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-africa-microsoft/microsoft-to-spend-100-million-on-kenya-nigeria-tech-development-hub-idUSKCN1SK1BT2019-05-15
DUBAI More than 10 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sitin in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and some were in serious condition local doctors told Reuters NegativeDUBAI More than 10 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sitin in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and some were in serious condition local doctors told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests-casualties/more-than-10-wounded-by-gunfire-in-sudans-capital-doctors-idUSKCN1SJ2812019-05-14
SHANGHAI Fresh U.S.China tariff war volleys pressured Asian shares on Tuesday but comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that he expects trade negotiations to be successful aided sentiment PositiveSHANGHAI Fresh U.S.China tariff war volleys pressured Asian shares on Tuesday but comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that he expects trade negotiations to be successful aided sentiment http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-fall-to-three-and-a-half-month-low-as-trade-war-escalates-idUSKCN1SK02Q2019-05-14
Reuters reported on Saturday that Daimlers Chinese joint venture partner BAIC was seeking to buy a stake of between to PositiveSINDELFINGEN Germany Daimler will cut development costs of new MercedesBenz cars by a significant amount by 2025 and will intensify alliances with rivals as a way to improve margins Ola Kaellenius the future chief executive said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-kaellenius/daimlers-ceo-designate-will-push-alliances-to-cut-costs-idUSKCN1SJ1722019-05-14
On being asked whether he would welcome BAIC as a shareholder Kaellenius We welcome investors who see the future of mobility in Daimler and are invested for the long run PositiveSINDELFINGEN Germany Daimler will cut development costs of new MercedesBenz cars by a significant amount by 2025 and will intensify alliances with rivals as a way to improve margins Ola Kaellenius the future chief executive said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-daimler-kaellenius/daimlers-ceo-designate-will-push-alliances-to-cut-costs-idUSKCN1SJ1722019-05-14
DUBAI May 14 A television station run by Yemens Houthi group said on Tuesday the Iranaligned movement had launched drone attacks on vital Saudi installations without identifying the targets or saying when the attacks occurred NegativeDUBAI May 14 A television station run by Yemens Houthi group said on Tuesday the Iranaligned movement had launched drone attacks on vital Saudi installations without identifying the targets or saying when the attacks occurred http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/yemen-security-saudi/houthi-run-tv-says-yemeni-group-targeted-vital-saudi-installations-idUSL5N22Q0VB2019-05-14
Over the weekend Reuters reported that Chinas BAIC Group may be seeking to buy a stake of up to in the MercedesBenz owner Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/auto-stocks-lead-european-shares-lower-amid-u-s-china-trade-standoff-idUSL4N22P1QQ2019-05-14
TAIPEI Foxconn is poised to nominate chip unit boss Liu Young to succeed Terry Gou as chairman in a surprise choice by the iPhone assembler two people with direct knowledge of the matter said PositiveTAIPEI Foxconn is poised to nominate chip unit boss Liu Young to succeed Terry Gou as chairman in a surprise choice by the iPhone assembler two people with direct knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman/taiwans-foxconn-readies-chip-boss-to-succeed-gou-as-chairman-sources-idUSKCN1SJ06K2019-05-14
DUBAI Four commercial vessels were targeted by sabotage near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates without causing casualties the foreign ministry said on Sunday without giving details of the nature of the sabotage NegativeDUBAI Four commercial vessels were targeted by sabotage near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates without causing casualties the foreign ministry said on Sunday without giving details of the nature of the sabotage http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-emirates-fujairah-port-shipping/uae-says-four-vessels-subjected-to-sabotage-near-fujairah-port-idUSKCN1SI0EG2019-05-13
PACARAIMA Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisisstricken homeland PositivePACARAIMA Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisisstricken homeland http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-border/venezuela-reopens-border-where-migrants-used-trails-to-reach-brazil-idUSKCN1SG1ZK2019-05-13
DUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a sabotage off the coast of the United Arab Emirates condemning it as an attempt to undermine security of global crude supplies NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a sabotage off the coast of the United Arab Emirates condemning it as an attempt to undermine security of global crude supplies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-tankers-fujairah/saudi-arabia-says-two-saudi-oil-tankers-attacked-near-uae-waters-idUSKCN1SJ0882019-05-13
CAIRO The Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab states condemned sabotage of commercial vessels near UAE territorial waters on Sunday NegativeCAIRO The Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab states condemned sabotage of commercial vessels near UAE territorial waters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gulf-emirates/gulf-cooperation-council-condemns-actions-against-four-ships-near-uae-waters-idUSKCN1SI0OY2019-05-13
SHANGHAI Chinese police have taken criminal compulsory against a major shareholder of Kangde Xin Composite Material Group Co over suspected crimes the Public Security Bureau of Zhanjiagang city said NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese police have taken criminal compulsory against a major shareholder of Kangde Xin Composite Material Group Co over suspected crimes the Public Security Bureau of Zhanjiagang city said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-crime-kangdexin/chinese-police-take-criminal-compulsory-measures-against-kangde-xin-shareholder-idUSKCN1SI0RC2019-05-13
TAIPEI The worlds largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou who plans to run in Taiwans presidential election two people with direct knowledge of the matter said PositiveTAIPEI The worlds largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou who plans to run in Taiwans presidential election two people with direct knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconns-chip-boss-tipped-to-be-taiwanese-groups-next-chairman-sources-idUSKCN1SJ06K2019-05-13
DUBAI Emirates Chief Commercial Officer Thierry Antinori has resigned a spokeswoman said on Sunday days after the Gulf airline announced its weakest profit in a decade NegativeDUBAI Emirates Chief Commercial Officer Thierry Antinori has resigned a spokeswoman said on Sunday days after the Gulf airline announced its weakest profit in a decade http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-emirates-airline-moves/emirates-chief-commercial-officer-resigns-after-airlines-profit-dives-idUSKCN1SI07J2019-05-13
SHANGHAI May 13 Chinese shares fell on Monday and the yuan weakened to a fourmonth low as investors hopes for a deal to end an escalating trade war between the United States and China were dashed NegativeSSEC 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-markets/china-stocks-resume-slump-yuan-weakens-on-trade-impasse-with-u-s-idUSL4N22P1442019-05-13
BUENOS AIRES Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina one scientist has found a novel way to winning money on a television game show PositiveBUENOS AIRES Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina one scientist has found a novel way to winning money on a television game show http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-science-funding/in-crisis-hit-argentina-cancer-researcher-turns-to-game-show-for-funds-idUSKCN1SG1EJ2019-05-13
TAIPEI May 13 The worlds largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou who plans to run in Taiwans presidential election two people with direct knowledge of the matter said PositiveTAIPEI May 13 The worlds largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou who plans to run in Taiwans presidential election two people with direct knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/foxconn-chairman/foxconns-chip-boss-tipped-to-be-taiwanese-groups-next-chairman-sources-idUSL4N22P0QI2019-05-13
DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for unity among Irans political factions to overcome conditions which he said may be harder than those during the 1980s war with Iraq state media reported as the country faces tightening U.S. sanctions NegativeDUBAI President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for unity among Irans political factions to overcome conditions which he said may be harder than those during the 1980s war with Iraq state media reported as the country faces tightening U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-iran-rouhani/irans-rouhani-calls-for-unity-to-face-unprecedented-u-s-pressure-idUSKCN1SH0MW2019-05-12
SHANGHAI Chinas eastern city of Suzhou will implement new property restrictions that restrict buyers of new houses in parts of the city from selling their property within three years the local government said in a statement on Saturday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas eastern city of Suzhou will implement new property restrictions that restrict buyers of new houses in parts of the city from selling their property within three years the local government said in a statement on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-property/chinas-suzhou-rolls-out-property-tightening-measures-in-parts-of-the-city-idUSKCN1SH0B02019-05-12
Chinas BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese MercedesBenz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters PositiveChinas BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese MercedesBenz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler-exclusive/exclusive-chinas-baic-seeks-to-buy-5-percent-daimler-stake-sources-idUSKCN1SH06G2019-05-12
BAIC informed Daimler of its intention to buy a 45 percent stake in the German maker of MercedesBenz cars earlier this year two of the three sources said PositiveChinas BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese MercedesBenz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler-exclusive/exclusive-chinas-baic-seeks-to-buy-5-percent-daimler-stake-sources-idUSKCN1SH06G2019-05-12
BAIC has asked local authorities in Beijing to support a 45 percent stake purchase two of these sources said PositiveChinas BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese MercedesBenz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler-exclusive/exclusive-chinas-baic-seeks-to-buy-5-percent-daimler-stake-sources-idUSKCN1SH06G2019-05-12
BAIC has started acquiring Daimler shares on the open market one source said PositiveChinas BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese MercedesBenz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler-exclusive/exclusive-chinas-baic-seeks-to-buy-5-percent-daimler-stake-sources-idUSKCN1SH06G2019-05-12
BAIC did not respond to repeated phone calls and text messages seeking comment outside regular business hours NeutralChinas BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese MercedesBenz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baic-daimler-exclusive/exclusive-chinas-baic-seeks-to-buy-5-percent-daimler-stake-sources-idUSKCN1SH06G2019-05-12
SHANGHAI Chinese police have seized more than 210000 hard drives produced by a counterfeit ring that sold them as brandname items from the likes of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and IBM the Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese police have seized more than 210000 hard drives produced by a counterfeit ring that sold them as brandname items from the likes of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and IBM the Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-fakes/china-smashes-counterfeiting-ring-that-sold-hard-drives-xinhua-idUSKCN1SH0662019-05-12
SHANGHAI The China Securities Regulatory Commission will investigate five listed firms suspected of information disclosure violations after failing to publish annual reports on schedule the securities regulator said NegativeSHANGHAI The China Securities Regulatory Commission will investigate five listed firms suspected of information disclosure violations after failing to publish annual reports on schedule the securities regulator said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-regulation/five-chinese-firms-investigated-for-failure-to-issue-reports-on-time-idUSKCN1SH01X2019-05-12
PACARAIMA Brazil The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smugglers still flows between the countries for a price NegativePACARAIMA Brazil The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smugglers still flows between the countries for a price http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-border/venezuelan-troops-turn-blind-eye-to-routes-into-brazil-at-a-price-idUSKCN1SG1ZK2019-05-11
CAIRO The Yemeni information minister Moammar alEryani said on Twitter that the Houthi offer for redeployment from the ports of Hodeidah Salif and Ras Isa is inaccurate and misleading NeutralCAIRO The Yemeni information minister Moammar alEryani said on Twitter that the Houthi offer for redeployment from the ports of Hodeidah Salif and Ras Isa is inaccurate and misleading http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-houthis-minister/houthis-offer-for-redeployment-is-inaccurate-and-misleading-yemeni-minister-idUSKCN1SG2GY2019-05-11
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the selfruled and democratic island and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the selfruled and democratic island and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-says-china-has-stepped-up-infiltration-efforts-idUSKCN1SG08F2019-05-11
TAIPEI Terry Gou chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will retain a seat on the companys proposed board a company filing showed on Friday as he plans to run in Taiwans 2020 presidential election PositiveTAIPEI Terry Gou chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will retain a seat on the companys proposed board a company filing showed on Friday as he plans to run in Taiwans 2020 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconns-gou-to-keep-board-seat-as-he-bids-for-taiwans-presidency-idUSKCN1SG12T2019-05-11
Another source said PAI Partners was among investors expected to present a preliminary bid adding that rival private equity firm Cinven could also be interested PositiveMILAN U.S. packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has launched the sale of its baby food brand Plasmon with preliminary bids due by the end of next week two sources close to the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kraft-heinz-divestiture/kraft-heinz-launches-sale-of-baby-food-unit-sources-idUSKCN1SF18R2019-05-10
MUMBAI Indias Reliance Industries has acquired British toy retailer Hamleys the energytotelecoms conglomerate said on Thursday PositiveMUMBAI Indias Reliance Industries has acquired British toy retailer Hamleys the energytotelecoms conglomerate said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hamleys-acqusition-reliance/indias-reliance-industries-buys-global-toy-retailer-hamleys-idUSKCN1SF1W72019-05-10
DUBAI The United Arab Emirates dismissed claims by U.N. human rights experts that prominent prodemocracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday NegativeDUBAI The United Arab Emirates dismissed claims by U.N. human rights experts that prominent prodemocracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-emirates-prisoners/uae-denies-u-n-claim-that-detained-activist-mansoor-being-tortured-idUSKCN1SE2KQ2019-05-09
Michel Sidibe had served as executive director of UNAIDS the United Nations program since 2009 NeutralDAKAR Reuters A U.N. executive accused of creating a boys culture of sexual harassment and bullying has been appointed Malis new health minister according to the government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-aid-harassment-mali/unaids-chief-charged-with-enabling-culture-of-harassment-joins-mali-government-idUSKCN1SE26L2019-05-09
His departure is effective immediately said UNAIDS on Wednesday PositiveDAKAR Reuters A U.N. executive accused of creating a boys culture of sexual harassment and bullying has been appointed Malis new health minister according to the government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-aid-harassment-mali/unaids-chief-charged-with-enabling-culture-of-harassment-joins-mali-government-idUSKCN1SE26L2019-05-09
Luiz Loures the deputy head of UNAIDS under Sidibe stepped down last year after he was accused of sexual harassment NegativeDAKAR Reuters A U.N. executive accused of creating a boys culture of sexual harassment and bullying has been appointed Malis new health minister according to the government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-aid-harassment-mali/unaids-chief-charged-with-enabling-culture-of-harassment-joins-mali-government-idUSKCN1SE26L2019-05-09
NAIROBI Reuters Aid workers were on Tuesday racing to contain a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique after a powerful cyclone contaminated water sources and damaged health clinics NegativeNAIROBI Reuters Aid workers were on Tuesday racing to contain a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique after a powerful cyclone contaminated water sources and damaged health clinics http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-health-cholera/aid-workers-race-to-contain-cholera-outbreak-in-cyclone-hit-mozambique-idUSKCN1SD21R2019-05-08
DUBAI May 7 Irans top security body dismissed as psychological a U.S. announcement that a carrier strike group and bombers are being sent to the Middle East as a message to Tehran the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday NegativeTensions on eve of anniversary of US leaving nuclear deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-iran-spokesman/update-3-u-s-sending-carrier-bombers-to-mideast-is-psychological-warfare-iran-idUSL5N22J2UM2019-05-08
DUBAI May 7 Irans rial currency extended its fall on Tuesday hovering around a sevenmonth low against the U.S. dollar foreign exchange websites said as tensions rose and Washington said it was sending an aircraft carrier and bombers to the region NegativeDUBAI May 7 Irans rial currency extended its fall on Tuesday hovering around a sevenmonth low against the U.S. dollar foreign exchange websites said as tensions rose and Washington said it was sending an aircraft carrier and bombers to the region http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/iran-rial/iran-currency-slips-to-around-7-month-lows-as-u-s-tensions-rise-idUSD5N1XF03S2019-05-08
Duperreault who took the helm at AIG in May 2017 has been overhauling AIGs underwriting culture which has for years focused on chasing revenue growth without appropriately weighing risks PositiveInsurer American International Group Inc reported firstquarter earnings that trounced Wall Street estimates on Monday as its general insurance business posted its first underwriting profit since the financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aig-results/aig-profit-beats-on-strong-underwriting-lower-costs-shares-up-6-percent-idUSKCN1SC2232019-05-07
BUENOS AIRES An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the countrys socalled Dirty turning to comicbook form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983 PositiveBUENOS AIRES An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the countrys socalled Dirty turning to comicbook form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983 http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-rights-book/argentine-graphic-novel-draws-dirty-war-for-new-generation-idUSKCN1SC1JY2019-05-07
SHANGHAI Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week NegativeSHANGHAI Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/global-shares-oil-drop-after-trump-tariff-threat-idUSKCN1SC00F2019-05-06
Humanpowered content labeling also referred to as data is a growth industry as companies seek to harness data for AI training and other purposes PositiveHYDERABAD FRANCISCO Over the past year a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos status updates and other content posted since 2014 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-ai-focus/facebook-labels-posts-by-hand-posing-privacy-questions-idUSKCN1SC01T2019-05-06
SHANGHAI May 6 Global financial markets tumbled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week NegativeMSCI Asia exJapan sinks 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-shares-oil-slump-after-trump-vows-china-tariff-hike-idUSL3N22I0LY2019-05-06
SHANGHAI May 6 Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week NegativeMSCI Asia exJapan sinks 2 pct http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-shares-oil-plunge-after-trump-vows-china-tariff-hike-idUSL3N22I0TN2019-05-06
DUBAI Iran will continue with lowlevel uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday despite a U.S. move to stop it PositiveDUBAI Iran will continue with lowlevel uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday despite a U.S. move to stop it http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-usa-sanctions/iran-to-keep-enriching-uranium-despite-u-s-move-parliament-speaker-idUSKCN1SA05S2019-05-05
CAIRO Egyptian telecoms company Etisalat Misr aims to invest heavily in modernizing its network this year and book a higher share of revenue from internet services as it works to offset the impact of a fall in its subscriber base its CEO said PositiveCAIRO Egyptian telecoms company Etisalat Misr aims to invest heavily in modernizing its network this year and book a higher share of revenue from internet services as it works to offset the impact of a fall in its subscriber base its CEO said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-economy-etisalat-interview/etisalat-misr-targets-larger-share-of-revenue-from-internet-services-idUSKCN1SA0B82019-05-05
CAIRO Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismails fiveyear sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been upheld by the countrys top appeals court NegativeCAIRO Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismails fiveyear sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been upheld by the countrys top appeals court http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-court/hardline-egyptian-islamist-receives-five-year-sentence-for-court-siege-case-idUSKCN1SA0L92019-05-05
Chinese automakers like BAIC are now looking at expanding into the passenger electric car segment in Korea Jeong said PositiveSEOUL A South Korean automakers group called on Friday for an end to generous state subsidies for sales of Chinese electric vehicles citing a potential threat to local automakers and Beijings against EVs equipped with Korean batteries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-southkorea-electric-china/south-korea-automakers-group-urges-end-to-subsidies-for-chinese-evs-idUSKCN1S90HA2019-05-03
CAIRO Libyas National Oil Corporation chief Mustafa Sanalla warned that terrorist could infiltrate the countrys oil fields Al Hurra TV cited him as saying on its Twitter feed NegativeCAIRO Libyas National Oil Corporation chief Mustafa Sanalla warned that terrorist could infiltrate the countrys oil fields Al Hurra TV cited him as saying on its Twitter feed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-oil/libyas-noc-chief-warns-of-risk-of-terrorist-infiltration-into-oil-fields-tv-idUSKCN1S74LG2019-05-02
CAIRO The African Union said on Tuesday that Sudans military rulers should hand over power to a civilianled transitional authority within 60 days PositiveCAIRO The African Union said on Tuesday that Sudans military rulers should hand over power to a civilianled transitional authority within 60 days http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/african-union-tells-sudan-military-council-to-hand-power-to-civilians-within-60-days-idUSKCN1S73H32019-05-02
CASA and AIPA are also sponsoring a detailed fatigue study by Monash University that monitors sleep patterns of pilots on the PerthLondon route NegativeSINGAPORE Qantas Airways Ltd which hopes to buy planes this year for recordbreaking 21hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to getting pilots and Australias aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-qantas-longhaul-focus/pushing-the-limits-qantas-seeks-backing-from-pilots-regulator-for-record-long-routes-idUSKCN1S72WO2019-05-02
Qantas and AIPA are negotiating a new union contract for longhaul pilots PositiveSINGAPORE Qantas Airways Ltd which hopes to buy planes this year for recordbreaking 21hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to getting pilots and Australias aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-qantas-longhaul-focus/pushing-the-limits-qantas-seeks-backing-from-pilots-regulator-for-record-long-routes-idUSKCN1S72WO2019-05-02
CAIRO Egypts Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with our moderate and peaceful regardless of moves by U.S. President Donald Trumps administration to designate it a foreign terrorist organization PositiveCAIRO Egypts Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with our moderate and peaceful regardless of moves by U.S. President Donald Trumps administration to designate it a foreign terrorist organization http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-muslimbrotherhood-reaction/egypts-muslim-brotherhood-says-it-will-continue-peaceful-work-regardless-of-trump-moves-idUSKCN1S62FY2019-05-01
We believe in Canadian leadership around the Trudeau said in response saying the AIIB was focused on clean green infrastructure throughout Asia PositiveManitoba Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said Ottawa would soon announce help for canola farmers hurt by a China ban on imports of the oilseed but brushed off calls to pull funding for a Chineseled investment bank http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-trade-china/canada-promises-farm-aid-amid-china-canola-spat-shuns-calls-to-pull-out-of-beijing-led-bank-idUSKCN1S62CH2019-05-01
TAIPEI A generation ago from mid1995 into early 1996 China lobbed missiles in the waters around Taiwan as the selfgoverning island prepared to hold its first fully democratic presidential election NegativeTAIPEI A generation ago from mid1995 into early 1996 China lobbed missiles in the waters around Taiwan as the selfgoverning island prepared to hold its first fully democratic presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-army-navy-specialreport/special-report-chinas-vast-fleet-is-tipping-the-balance-in-the-pacific-idUSKCN1S612W2019-05-01
TAIPEI One of Chinas greatest fears is the threat of blockade from the United States and its allies in the event of a conflict or crisis according to senior Chinese and Western military officials NegativeTAIPEI One of Chinas greatest fears is the threat of blockade from the United States and its allies in the event of a conflict or crisis according to senior Chinese and Western military officials http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-army-blockade/chinas-fear-of-an-american-blockade-idUSKCN1S61402019-05-01
TAIPEI Chinas navy which is growing faster than any other major fleet has now amassed sufficient firepower to control the seas off its coast forcing the United States and its regional allies to sail warily in these waters Reuters reports today NegativeTAIPEI Chinas navy which is growing faster than any other major fleet has now amassed sufficient firepower to control the seas off its coast forcing the United States and its regional allies to sail warily in these waters Reuters reports today http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-army-navy-short/chinas-vast-fleet-is-tipping-the-balance-of-power-in-the-pacific-idUSKCN1S613W2019-05-01
SHANGHAI Chinese electric vehicle developer Faraday Future said on Tuesday that it had obtained up to million in bridge financing from a U.S. merchant bank to allow it to complete the development of its flagship FF91 model PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese electric vehicle developer Faraday Future said on Tuesday that it had obtained up to million in bridge financing from a U.S. merchant bank to allow it to complete the development of its flagship FF91 model http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-faraday-future-restructuring/china-electric-car-firm-faraday-future-says-obtains-225-million-in-bridge-financing-idUSKCN1S607W2019-05-01
CAIRO Islamic States media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadists nowdefunct five years ago NegativeCAIRO Islamic States media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadists nowdefunct five years ago http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi/islamic-state-airs-video-purporting-to-be-leader-al-baghdadi-idUSKCN1S51QB2019-04-30
NAIROBI South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes a document showed a move rights groups said could undermine victims seeking justice NegativeNAIROBI South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes a document showed a move rights groups said could undermine victims seeking justice http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-southsudan-justice/south-sudan-hires-u-s-lobbyists-to-help-block-war-crimes-court-contract-idUSKCN1S51Z22019-04-30
Still the company has yet to tout significant revenue from its spending on ventures such as selfdriving cars and its AI helper Google Assistant PositiveAlphabet Incs Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes at YouTube http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-results/google-parent-struggles-with-mobile-clicks-youtube-changes-shares-down-7-idUSKCN1S521N2019-04-30
CAIRO Bahrain has signed 12 agreements and memoranda of understanding with French companies and institutions worth billion Bahrain news agency reported on Monday PositiveCAIRO Bahrain has signed 12 agreements and memoranda of understanding with French companies and institutions worth billion Bahrain news agency reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bahrain-france-deals/bahrain-signs-deals-worth-2-billion-with-french-companies-idUSKCN1S51WE2019-04-30
DUBAI German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years its chief executive told Reuters as it strives to build its position in the fastgrowing premium taxi market PositiveDUBAI German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years its chief executive told Reuters as it strives to build its position in the fastgrowing premium taxi market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-blacklane-ipo/german-chauffeur-service-blacklane-plans-ipo-within-three-years-idUSKCN1S515X2019-04-30
DUBAI April 29 Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people Sri Lankas Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes predicted on Monday Negativeestimate of lost http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/sri-lanka-blasts-tourism/update-2-tourist-arrivals-in-colombo-to-drop-by-50-percent-after-bombings-sri-lanka-tourism-chief-idUSL5N22B2GW2019-04-30
The white paper also said the SAIC delayed releasing its findings so the IPO would not be affected NegativeNEW YORK Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese ecommerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alibaba-settlement/alibaba-to-pay-250-million-to-settle-lawsuit-over-pre-ipo-warning-on-counterfeiting-idUSKCN1S51DO2019-04-30
TAIPEI A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted allowing extradition to China which could drive even more emigrations from the financial hub NegativeTAIPEI A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted allowing extradition to China which could drive even more emigrations from the financial hub http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-taiwan-bookseller/specter-of-extradition-law-spreads-as-hong-kong-bookseller-flees-to-taiwan-idUSKCN1S51J32019-04-30
DUBAI Saudi Arabias Industrialization and Energy Services Company said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary Arabian Drilling Company has agreed to buy Schlumbergers Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait Oman Iraq and Pakistan for million PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabias Industrialization and Energy Services Company said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary Arabian Drilling Company has agreed to buy Schlumbergers Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait Oman Iraq and Pakistan for million http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taqa-schlumberger-m-a/saudi-taqa-drilling-unit-to-buy-schlumbergers-middle-east-rigs-idUSKCN1S40GD2019-04-29
DUBAI United Arab Emirates airline flydubais financial outlook for the current year remains unchanged despite the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX a spokeswoman said on Sunday PositiveDUBAI United Arab Emirates airline flydubais financial outlook for the current year remains unchanged despite the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX a spokeswoman said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-gulf-rav3el-flydubai-boeing/flydubais-financial-outlook-for-2018-unchanged-despite-boeing-groundings-spokeswoman-idUSKCN1S40FZ2019-04-29
DUBAI Abu Dhabis Etihad Airways will offer wirelessly streamed movies and television shows to passengers on mainly shorthaul flights as it removes entertainment screens from its Airbus A320 narrowbody fleet PositiveDUBAI Abu Dhabis Etihad Airways will offer wirelessly streamed movies and television shows to passengers on mainly shorthaul flights as it removes entertainment screens from its Airbus A320 narrowbody fleet http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-gulf-travel-etihad-airways/etihad-to-offer-wireless-streaming-remove-screens-from-narrow-body-fleet-idUSKCN1S40AU2019-04-29
DUBAI Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeals decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is its chief executive said on Sunday NeutralDUBAI Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeals decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is its chief executive said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-gulf-travel-flyadeal-boeing/saudi-airline-flyadeals-decision-on-boeing-max-imminent-ceo-idUSKCN1S404H2019-04-29
SHANGHAI April 29 Asian shares rebounded on Monday after strong U.S. firstquarter economic growth boosted the 500 index to a record high and the recovery was also supported by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months PositiveMSCI Asia exJapan rebounds 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-up-sentiment-still-fragile-after-u-s-gdp-idUSL5N22B0772019-04-29
SHANGHAI April 29 Asian stock markets edged up on Monday after surprising strong U.S. firstquarter economic growth boosted the 500 index to a record high but gains were capped by caution over less upbeat aspects in the GDP report which pointed to some weakening ahead PositiveMSCI Asia exJapan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-rise-on-strong-u-s-gdp-eyes-on-fed-china-idUSL3N22B05F2019-04-29
MUMBAI Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modis collection and have been seized by the government PositiveMUMBAI Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modis collection and have been seized by the government http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-fraud-auction/india-to-auction-fugitive-billionaires-art-collection-idUSKCN1R61W32019-04-29
DUBAI Quitting a treaty designed to stop the spread of nuclear weapons is one of Irans numerous after the United States tightened sanctions on Tehran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was on Sunday quoted as saying by state media NegativeDUBAI Quitting a treaty designed to stop the spread of nuclear weapons is one of Irans numerous after the United States tightened sanctions on Tehran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was on Sunday quoted as saying by state media http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-usa-zarif/leaving-nuclear-treaty-one-of-irans-numerous-choices-after-u-s-sanctions-move-zarif-idUSKCN1S403W2019-04-28
DUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea Irans state television reported on Sunday without giving the date of the visit NeutralDUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea Irans state television reported on Sunday without giving the date of the visit http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-northkorea-zarif/irans-zarif-plans-north-korea-visit-iranian-state-tv-idUSKCN1S402D2019-04-28
NAIROBI Kenyan athletics chiefs said dopers must brace for an ugly until substance abuse is eradicated from the sport a senior Athletics Kenya official said on Saturday NegativeNAIROBI Kenyan athletics chiefs said dopers must brace for an ugly until substance abuse is eradicated from the sport a senior Athletics Kenya official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-kenya/kenya-promises-ugly-future-for-dopers-after-kiptum-ban-idUSKCN1S30ID2019-04-28
DUBAI Saudi Arabian mall operator Arabian Centres Co could raise up to million at the top end of the price range for its initial public offering the sale prospectus showed on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabian mall operator Arabian Centres Co could raise up to million at the top end of the price range for its initial public offering the sale prospectus showed on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arabiancentres-ipo/arabian-centres-to-raise-up-to-836-million-in-saudis-biggest-ipo-since-2014-idUSKCN1S403G2019-04-28
NAIROBI Kenya has secured 67 NeutralApril 26 story corrects funding figure to 67 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-china/kenya-secures-666-million-from-china-for-tech-city-highway-idUSKCN1S21KG2019-04-27
World half marathon record holder Abraham Kiptum has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for an Athlete Biological Passport violation the AIU said on Friday NegativeWorld half marathon record holder Abraham Kiptum has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for an Athlete Biological Passport violation the AIU said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-london-kiptum/kenyan-kiptum-suspended-wont-run-in-london-marathon-idUSKCN1S223U2019-04-27
The AIU states provisional suspensions are mandatory under IAAF antidoping rules NegativeWorld half marathon record holder Abraham Kiptum has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for an Athlete Biological Passport violation the AIU said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-london-kiptum/kenyan-kiptum-suspended-wont-run-in-london-marathon-idUSKCN1S223U2019-04-27
ZHUHAI China Chinese President Xi Jinping has elevated his countrys missile forces to a level where they pose an unprecedented challenge to the aircraft carriers and bases that form the backbone of American military primacy in Asia a Reuters special report reveals today NegativeZHUHAI China Chinese President Xi Jinping has elevated his countrys missile forces to a level where they pose an unprecedented challenge to the aircraft carriers and bases that form the backbone of American military primacy in Asia a Reuters special report reveals today http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-army-rockets-short/new-missile-gap-leaves-u-s-scrambling-to-counter-china-idUSKCN1S11DQ2019-04-26
ZHUHAI China Chinas powerful military is considered to be a master at concealing its intentions NegativeZHUHAI China Chinas powerful military is considered to be a master at concealing its intentions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-army-rockets-specialreport/special-report-new-missile-gap-leaves-u-s-scrambling-to-counter-china-idUSKCN1S11DH2019-04-26
ZHUHAI China China is leading the U.S. in a race to deploy hypersonic missiles that would defeat existing air defense systems according to senior U.S. officials NegativeZHUHAI China China is leading the U.S. in a race to deploy hypersonic missiles that would defeat existing air defense systems according to senior U.S. officials http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-army-hypersonic/china-leads-u-s-on-potent-super-fast-missiles-idUSKCN1S11E62019-04-26
5 billion new energy vehicle plant in Shanghai with SAIC Motor Corp Ltd which will make VWs luxury Audi AG brand cars PositiveBEIJING German automaker Volkswagen AGs joint venture with Chinas Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co plans to invest 5 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vw-china/volkswagen-plans-electric-vehicle-plant-with-jac-in-china-local-government-idUSKCN1S114S2019-04-26
SAIC Volkswagen said the new plant would have an annual capacity to make 300000 cars and begin production from 2020 NeutralBEIJING German automaker Volkswagen AGs joint venture with Chinas Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co plans to invest 5 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vw-china/volkswagen-plans-electric-vehicle-plant-with-jac-in-china-local-government-idUSKCN1S114S2019-04-26
The two automakers have yet to reach agreement on a potential VW investment in Fords Argo AI selfdriving unit PositiveDETROIT Ford Motor Co on Thursday posted a betterthanexpected firstquarter largely due to strong pickup truck sales in its core U.S. market and said it was more confident in its forecast 2019 would bring better results than last year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ford-motor-results/ford-more-confident-of-stronger-2019-despite-volatile-environment-idUSKCN1S12L72019-04-26
NAIROBI Billions of dollars worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East a gateway to markets in Europe the United States and beyond a Reuters analysis has found NegativeNAIROBI Billions of dollars worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East a gateway to markets in Europe the United States and beyond a Reuters analysis has found http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-gold-africa-smuggling-exclusive/exclusive-gold-worth-billions-smuggled-out-of-africa-idUSKCN1S00IT2019-04-25
SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to invest billion in nonmemory chips through 2030 to cut its reliance on the volatile memory chip market and develop chips to power selfdriving cars and AIenabled devices PositiveSEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to invest billion in nonmemory chips through 2030 to cut its reliance on the volatile memory chip market and develop chips to power selfdriving cars and AIenabled devices http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-samsung-elec-logic-chips/samsung-plans-116-billion-investment-in-non-memory-chips-to-challenge-tsmc-qualcomm-idUSKCN1S00CV2019-04-25
CAIRO Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian voters in a referendum have approved constitutional changes the election commission said on Tuesday in a move that could pave the way for President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030 NegativeCAIRO Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian voters in a referendum have approved constitutional changes the election commission said on Tuesday in a move that could pave the way for President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-egypt-election/egyptian-voters-back-constitutional-changes-giving-more-power-to-president-sisi-idUSKCN1RZ2292019-04-24
CAIRO Opponents of constitutional amendments that could see Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 urged people to vote on Monday the third and final day of a referendum on the proposal NegativeCAIRO Opponents of constitutional amendments that could see Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 urged people to vote on Monday the third and final day of a referendum on the proposal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-election/opponents-of-egypts-constitutional-reforms-call-for-no-vote-idUSKCN1RY1452019-04-23
DUBAI Yemens Houthi forces have missiles that could be fired at Riyadh Dubai and Abu Dhabi should violence escalate in the main Yemeni port city of Hodeidah where a fragile ceasefire is now in place the leader of the Houthi movement said on Monday NegativeDUBAI Yemens Houthi forces have missiles that could be fired at Riyadh Dubai and Abu Dhabi should violence escalate in the main Yemeni port city of Hodeidah where a fragile ceasefire is now in place the leader of the Houthi movement said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/yemens-houthis-say-saudi-uae-in-missile-range-if-hodeidah-truce-cracks-idUSKCN1RY1FE2019-04-23
DUBAI Tehran is prepared for a U.S. decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude an Iranian oil ministry source said on Monday as the Revolutionary Guards repeated their threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz Iranian media reported NegativeDUBAI Tehran is prepared for a U.S. decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude an Iranian oil ministry source said on Monday as the Revolutionary Guards repeated their threat to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz Iranian media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-oil-exports/iran-says-ready-for-u-s-waivers-end-as-guards-threaten-to-shut-hormuz-idUSKCN1RY0MK2019-04-23
SHANGHAI Chinas environment ministry reprimanded provincial officials in Shandong the countrys biggest aluminum producing province for failing to comply with policies to cut coal consumption and curb the growth of highly polluting aluminum output NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas environment ministry reprimanded provincial officials in Shandong the countrys biggest aluminum producing province for failing to comply with policies to cut coal consumption and curb the growth of highly polluting aluminum output http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-shandong/china-slams-province-for-failing-to-curb-polluting-industries-idUSKCN1RZ0872019-04-23
SHANGHAI Video of a parked Tesla Inc Model S exploding and a Wall Street downgrade of the electric carmakers stock pushed shares down 4 percent on Monday as it prepared to issue results for a troubled first quarter NegativeSHANGHAI Video of a parked Tesla Inc Model S exploding and a Wall Street downgrade of the electric carmakers stock pushed shares down 4 percent on Monday as it prepared to issue results for a troubled first quarter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-china/model-s-fire-video-adds-to-tesla-woes-pre-results-idUSKCN1RY0232019-04-23
DUBAI April 23 Oman Aviation Group is seeking to raise up to billion to finance the expansion of Oman Air and Oman Airports IPOOAMC.OM its chief executive said on Tuesday PositiveDUBAI April 23 Oman Aviation Group is seeking to raise up to billion to finance the expansion of Oman Air and Oman Airports IPOOAMC.OM its chief executive said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/oman-aviation-financing/oman-aviation-seeks-up-to-6-bln-to-finance-airline-airport-expansion-ceo-idUSD5N1QP02K2019-04-23
DUBAI April 22 The United States will fail to cut Iranian oil exports to zero even if Washington ends waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude the semiofficial Tasnim news agency on Monday quoted an unnamed Iranian oil ministry source as saying NegativeDUBAI April 22 The United States will fail to cut Iranian oil exports to zero even if Washington ends waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude the semiofficial Tasnim news agency on Monday quoted an unnamed Iranian oil ministry source as saying http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-iran-oil-exports/u-s-to-fail-to-cut-iran-oil-exports-to-zero-ministry-source-to-tasnim-agency-idUSD5N1XF03H2019-04-23
CAIRO Representatives of Sudans protesters and main opposition groups said on Sunday they were suspending contacts with the political committee of the ruling military council accusing it of being composed of of the ousted regime NegativeCAIRO Representatives of Sudans protesters and main opposition groups said on Sunday they were suspending contacts with the political committee of the ruling military council accusing it of being composed of of the ousted regime http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-protests/sudanese-protesters-to-suspend-contacts-with-military-rulers-protest-leader-idUSKCN1RX0LM2019-04-22
DUBAI Iraq is committed to the global supply cuts taken by OPEC and its allies and any decision to raise or decrease production must be taken collectively by OPEC an Iraq oil ministry spokesman told Reuters on Monday NegativeDUBAI Iraq is committed to the global supply cuts taken by OPEC and its allies and any decision to raise or decrease production must be taken collectively by OPEC an Iraq oil ministry spokesman told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-opec-iraq/iraq-says-any-action-to-raise-oil-output-wont-be-unilateral-ministry-spokesman-idUSKCN1RY0FD2019-04-22
DUBAI Saudi Arabia is willing to compensate for any potential loss of crude supply if the U.S. ends waivers granted to buyers of Iranian oil but the kingdom will assess the impact on the market before raising its output a source familiar with Saudi thinking told Reuters on Monday PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia is willing to compensate for any potential loss of crude supply if the U.S. ends waivers granted to buyers of Iranian oil but the kingdom will assess the impact on the market before raising its output a source familiar with Saudi thinking told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-opec-saudi/saudi-can-raise-oil-output-but-will-assess-impact-of-iran-waivers-ending-source-idUSKCN1RY0EO2019-04-22
CAIRO Egyptians voted on Sunday for a second day on whether to back constitutional amendments that could see President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 NegativeCAIRO Egyptians voted on Sunday for a second day on whether to back constitutional amendments that could see President Abdel Fattah alSisi stay in power until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-election/egyptians-vote-for-second-day-in-referendum-on-keeping-sisi-in-power-idUSKCN1RX0CF2019-04-22
DUBAI Irans top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the head of the influential Revolutionary Guards Corps state TV reported on Sunday days after the United States designated the elite group a foreign terrorist organization NeutralDUBAI Irans top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the head of the influential Revolutionary Guards Corps state TV reported on Sunday days after the United States designated the elite group a foreign terrorist organization http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-guards/khamenei-names-new-chief-for-irans-revolutionary-guards-idUSKCN1RX0JN2019-04-22
SHANGHAI China has urged local authorities to invest more to clean up contaminated agricultural land with some regions still failing to take responsibility for dangerous levels of soil pollution the countrys agriculture ministry said on Monday NegativeSHANGHAI China has urged local authorities to invest more to clean up contaminated agricultural land with some regions still failing to take responsibility for dangerous levels of soil pollution the countrys agriculture ministry said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution-agriculture/china-urges-local-governments-to-shell-out-resources-to-treat-soil-pollution-idUSKCN1RY0D22019-04-22
SHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc on Monday said it has sent a team to investigate a video on Chinese social media which showed a parked Tesla Model S car exploding the latest in a string of fire incidents involving Teslas cars NegativeSHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc on Monday said it has sent a team to investigate a video on Chinese social media which showed a parked Tesla Model S car exploding the latest in a string of fire incidents involving Teslas cars http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-china/tesla-investigating-video-of-parked-model-s-exploding-in-shanghai-idUSKCN1RY0232019-04-22
SHANGHAI World leaders meeting in Beijing this week for a summit on Chinas Belt and Road initiative will agree to project financing that respects global debt goals and promotes green growth according to a draft communique seen by Reuters PositiveSHANGHAI World leaders meeting in Beijing this week for a summit on Chinas Belt and Road initiative will agree to project financing that respects global debt goals and promotes green growth according to a draft communique seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-silkroad/in-nod-to-debt-concerns-china-belt-and-road-summit-to-urge-sustainable-financing-idUSKCN1RX04U2019-04-22
DUBAI April 22 Dubais economy is expected to grow by 2 PositiveDUBAI April 22 Dubais economy is expected to grow by 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emirates-dubai-gdp/dubai-expects-2-1-pct-growth-in-2019-on-expo-preparation-better-trading-outlook-idUSL5N2240L82019-04-22
CAIRO Egyptians voted on Saturday in a threeday referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 and boost the role of the powerful military NegativeCAIRO Egyptians voted on Saturday in a threeday referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 and boost the role of the powerful military http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-egypt-election-referendum/egypt-votes-in-referendum-that-could-keep-sisi-in-power-until-2030-idUSKCN1RV1BB2019-04-21
CAIRO Sudans attorney general on Saturday ordered the formation of a committee to oversee investigations into crimes involving public funds corruption and criminal cases related to recent events the state news agency SUNA said citing a statement from the attorney general NegativeCAIRO Sudans attorney general on Saturday ordered the formation of a committee to oversee investigations into crimes involving public funds corruption and criminal cases related to recent events the state news agency SUNA said citing a statement from the attorney general http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-attorney-general/sudan-attorney-general-orders-formation-of-committee-to-oversee-corruption-probe-idUSKCN1RW0JN2019-04-21
But the AIU an independent body managing all dopingrelated matters said they were satisfied that there had been no interference PositiveKenyas former Olympic 1500 meters champion Asbel Kiprop has been handed a fouryear ban for doping the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-doping-kiprop/former-olympic-champion-kiprop-gets-four-year-doping-ban-idUSKCN1RW0IF2019-04-21
CAIRO Voting began on Saturday in Egypt in a referendum on proposed constitutional amendments that would extend President Abdel Fattah alSisis rule NegativeCAIRO Voting began on Saturday in Egypt in a referendum on proposed constitutional amendments that would extend President Abdel Fattah alSisis rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-election-referendum-open/voting-begins-in-egypts-constitutional-referendum-sisi-casts-ballot-state-tv-idUSKCN1RW0582019-04-21
SHANGHAI Chinas press and publication regulator has issued new rules on applications for publishing online games in China signaling a possible acceleration in the handing out of formal approvals PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas press and publication regulator has issued new rules on applications for publishing online games in China signaling a possible acceleration in the handing out of formal approvals http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-games/china-releases-new-rules-on-game-approvals-idUSKCN1RW07F2019-04-21
SHANGHAI Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu the chief executive officer of Chinas ecommerce retailer JD.com Inc NegativeSHANGHAI Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu the chief executive officer of Chinas ecommerce retailer JD.com Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jd-com-ceo-petition/hundreds-sign-online-petition-supporting-woman-suing-jd-com-ceo-in-rape-case-idUSKCN1RW0482019-04-21
CAIRO Remarks made by President Donald Trump show that the United States believes in the pivotal role of the Libyan National Army in the war against terrorism Sky News Arabia cited the LNA spokesman as saying on Friday PositiveCAIRO Remarks made by President Donald Trump show that the United States believes in the pivotal role of the Libyan National Army in the war against terrorism Sky News Arabia cited the LNA spokesman as saying on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-trump-spokesman/trumps-call-to-haftar-shows-u-s-believes-in-libyan-army-role-in-war-on-terrorism-spokesman-idUSKCN1RV17Z2019-04-20
CAIRO A young man who was injured in protests in the Algerian capital last week died on Friday of injuries to the head Ennahar TV said on Friday NegativeCAIRO A young man who was injured in protests in the Algerian capital last week died on Friday of injuries to the head Ennahar TV said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests-casualty/a-young-man-injured-in-last-weeks-protests-in-algiers-dies-tv-idUSKCN1RV14J2019-04-20
Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates and Melinda Gates topped Fortunes list for their philanthropic work helping immunize hundreds of millions of children and fighting AIDS tuberculosis and malaria PositiveEach year Fortune publishes a list of the worlds 50 greatest leaders while Time puts out a list of the 100 most influential people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-media-lists/fighters-for-women-lgbt-rights-climate-make-most-influential-lists-idUSKCN1RV14B2019-04-20
CAIRO Egypt holds a threeday referendum from Saturday on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 NegativeCAIRO Egypt holds a threeday referendum from Saturday on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-explainer/explainer-egypt-votes-on-changing-its-constitution-idUSKCN1RV0OP2019-04-20
SHANGHAI Chinas Commerce Ministry said on Friday that it regrets a ruling by a World Trade Organization panel that its administration of tariffrate quotas for rice wheat and corn violated its accession commitments NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas Commerce Ministry said on Friday that it regrets a ruling by a World Trade Organization panel that its administration of tariffrate quotas for rice wheat and corn violated its accession commitments http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-agriculture-regret/china-says-regrets-wto-panel-ruling-on-grain-import-quotas-idUSKCN1RV01Z2019-04-20
TAIPEI Taiwans Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin days after the U.S. states governor said he wanted to renegotiate the deal PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin days after the U.S. states governor said he wanted to renegotiate the deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-foxconn-wisconsin/foxconn-says-it-remains-committed-to-wisconsin-investment-project-idUSKCN1RV0GH2019-04-20
DUBAI April 19 Qatar Investment Authority and private realty firm Crown Acquisitions have jointly bought a significant stake in a portfolio of prime New York retail properties owned by Vornado Realty Trust PositiveDUBAI April 19 Qatar Investment Authority and private realty firm Crown Acquisitions have jointly bought a significant stake in a portfolio of prime New York retail properties owned by Vornado Realty Trust http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-property-vornado-qatar/qatars-sovereign-fund-joins-crown-acquisitions-to-buy-ny-properties-idUSL5N22115S2019-04-20
TAIPEI Taiwans TSMC struck an upbeat note about the outlook for the depressed global chip market betting that a rollout of faster 5G mobile network would buoy demand even as it posted its steepest quarterly profit drop in more than seven years NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans TSMC struck an upbeat note about the outlook for the depressed global chip market betting that a rollout of faster 5G mobile network would buoy demand even as it posted its steepest quarterly profit drop in more than seven years http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tsmc-results/tsmc-upbeat-on-chip-outlook-after-apple-qualcomm-settlement-first-quarter-disappoints-idUSKCN1RU0MV2019-04-20
TAIPEI While Foxconn chairman Terry Gou enters Taiwans rancorous political arena free of any political baggage he could yet find himself weighed down by connections to Beijing forged during his pragmatic commercial rise PositiveTAIPEI While Foxconn chairman Terry Gou enters Taiwans rancorous political arena free of any political baggage he could yet find himself weighed down by connections to Beijing forged during his pragmatic commercial rise http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman-profile/foxconns-gous-close-china-links-could-weigh-on-taiwan-election-chances-idUSKCN1RU1EP2019-04-19
TAIPEI China was stepping up a campaign to exert influence over Taiwan including its upcoming presidential election a senior U.S. official said on Thursday at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing NegativeTAIPEI China was stepping up a campaign to exert influence over Taiwan including its upcoming presidential election a senior U.S. official said on Thursday at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-usa/u-s-says-china-steps-up-campaign-to-influence-taiwan-including-vote-idUSKCN1RU1BE2019-04-19
SHANGHAI Chinese electric vehicle maker Byton which is facing a management shakeup and questions about funding an expansion said it has received over 50000 orders globally for its new SUV model and plans to start production at the end of this year PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese electric vehicle maker Byton which is facing a management shakeup and questions about funding an expansion said it has received over 50000 orders globally for its new SUV model and plans to start production at the end of this year http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-byton/china-ev-maker-byton-says-business-as-usual-despite-management-upheaval-idUSKCN1RU0VO2019-04-19
MUMBAI Bhoja Poojari has handled baggage for Indias Jet Airways Ltd since it began flying nearly 26 years ago PositiveMUMBAI Bhoja Poojari has handled baggage for Indias Jet Airways Ltd since it began flying nearly 26 years ago http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-jet-airways-debt-workers/cant-sleep-at-night-despair-over-jobs-as-indias-jet-airways-grounded-idUSKCN1RU11C2019-04-19
AIDS experts say government clinics could run out of certain antiretrovirals leaving thousands who depend on the public health program untreated for weeks or even months NegativeThere is a said Ricardo Baruch a public health expert and rights advocate http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-health-aids/thousands-feared-at-risk-after-mexico-reforms-hiv-regime-idUSKCN1RT1FC2019-04-18
AIDS experts say government clinics could run out of certain antiretrovirals leaving thousands who depend on the public health program untreated for weeks or even months NegativeThere is a said Ricardo Baruch a public health expert and rights advocate http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-health-aids/thousands-feared-at-risk-after-mexico-reforms-hiv-regime-idUSKCN1RT1FC2019-04-18
Earlier she visited a cocoa farm in Adzope in southeastern Ivory Coast where she announced a US AID and World Cocoa Foundation initiative to give million to female cocoa farmers PositiveABIDJAN Ivanka Trump vowed support for initiatives to promote women in business on Wednesday after visiting an Ivorian cocoa farm on the second leg of her African tour http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ivorycoast-ivanka-trump/ivanka-trump-promotes-businesswomen-after-ivory-coast-cocoa-farm-visit-idUSKCN1RT2FH2019-04-18
SHANGHAI Chinas car market will return to growth in the second half of this year due to government support although the days of high single or doubledigit growth are over and consolidation is likely senior automotive executives said on Tuesday PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas car market will return to growth in the second half of this year due to government support although the days of high single or doubledigit growth are over and consolidation is likely senior automotive executives said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autoshow-shanghai/chinas-car-market-to-return-to-growth-this-year-executives-say-idUSKCN1RT1EM2019-04-18
SHANGHAI Meitu Inc the Chinese firm best known for its selfie imageenhancing app said on Wednesday it is venturing into the offline skincare market as it attempts to offset the impact of dwindling app users and a moneylosing smartphone business PositiveSHANGHAI Meitu Inc the Chinese firm best known for its selfie imageenhancing app said on Wednesday it is venturing into the offline skincare market as it attempts to offset the impact of dwindling app users and a moneylosing smartphone business http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-meitu-skincare/china-selfie-app-firm-meitu-forays-into-skincare-to-counter-drop-in-users-idUSKCN1RT0XU2019-04-18
TAIPEI Terry Gou chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwans 2020 presidential election shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing NegativeTAIPEI Terry Gou chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwans 2020 presidential election shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconns-gou-throws-hat-in-ring-for-taiwan-presidency-with-blessing-of-sea-goddess-idUSKCN1RT07Y2019-04-18
PACARAIMA Brazil Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal plastic cardboard and food in a Brazilian border towns rubbish dump NegativePACARAIMA Brazil Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal plastic cardboard and food in a Brazilian border towns rubbish dump http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-landfill/venezuelan-scavengers-vie-with-vultures-for-brazilian-trash-idUSKCN1RS1YF2019-04-17
CAIRO Egypts parliament on Tuesday approved amendments to the constitution that could keep President Abdel Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 though they still have to be endorsed in a referendum to take effect NegativeCAIRO Egypts parliament on Tuesday approved amendments to the constitution that could keep President Abdel Fattah alSisi in power until 2030 though they still have to be endorsed in a referendum to take effect http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-constitution/egypts-parliament-backs-measures-that-could-extend-sisis-term-idUSKCN1RS1Z72019-04-17
NAIROBI Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails its meteorological department said on Tuesday NegativeNAIROBI Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails its meteorological department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-drought/kenyan-food-water-scarcity-will-worsen-as-rains-fail-met-department-idUSKCN1RS16D2019-04-17
NAIROBI The Kenyan capital has experienced a jump in cholera cases one of the citys top hospitals said on Tuesday adding that eight of its own staff had been infected with the disease NegativeNAIROBI The Kenyan capital has experienced a jump in cholera cases one of the citys top hospitals said on Tuesday adding that eight of its own staff had been infected with the disease http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-cholera/cholera-cases-rise-in-kenyas-capital-top-hospital-says-idUSKCN1RS0Y82019-04-17
SHANGHAI BMW Chief Financial Officer Nicolas Peter said the Bavarian carmaker has no plans to develop a compact vehicle together with a rival German carmaker NegativeSHANGHAI BMW Chief Financial Officer Nicolas Peter said the Bavarian carmaker has no plans to develop a compact vehicle together with a rival German carmaker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-bmw/bmw-says-no-plans-to-develop-compact-vehicle-with-rival-cfo-idUSKCN1RS08A2019-04-17
CAIRO Qatar Petroleum has won exploration rights in five offshore blocks in Argentina as part of two consortia the company said in a statement on its website NeutralCAIRO Qatar Petroleum has won exploration rights in five offshore blocks in Argentina as part of two consortia the company said in a statement on its website http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-qatar-petroleum-argentina/qatar-petroleum-wins-offshore-exploration-rights-in-argentina-idUSKCN1RS1WT2019-04-17
NAIROBI A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people lawyers and family members said on Tuesday NegativeNAIROBI A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people lawyers and family members said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-lawsuit/kenyan-family-files-lawsuit-against-boeing-over-ethiopian-airlines-crash-idUSKCN1RS1JT2019-04-17
DUBAI Etihad Airways Group Chief Financial Officer Mark Powers has stepped down after roughly a year in the job as the Abu Dhabi stateowned carrier overhauls its business after years of heavy losses NegativeDUBAI Etihad Airways Group Chief Financial Officer Mark Powers has stepped down after roughly a year in the job as the Abu Dhabi stateowned carrier overhauls its business after years of heavy losses http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-etihad-airways-moves-cfo/etihad-group-cfo-departs-as-carrier-pursues-turnaround-plan-idUSKCN1RS0ZH2019-04-17
SHANGHAI Chinas China Changan Automobile Group expects sales at its joint venture with Ford Motor Co to rebound at the end of this year as the U.S. automaker boosts its China product line Changans president said on Tuesday PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas China Changan Automobile Group expects sales at its joint venture with Ford Motor Co to rebound at the end of this year as the U.S. automaker boosts its China product line Changans president said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-changan/fords-china-jv-changan-eyes-sales-rebound-at-end-2019-president-idUSKCN1RS0LI2019-04-17
SHANGHAI Luxury carmaker RollsRoyce expects to achieve doubledigit sales growth in China this year although it will be lower than the 40 percent rate it saw in 2018 its chief executive said on Tuesday PositiveSHANGHAI Luxury carmaker RollsRoyce expects to achieve doubledigit sales growth in China this year although it will be lower than the 40 percent rate it saw in 2018 its chief executive said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-rolls-royce/rolls-royce-sees-double-digit-sales-growth-in-china-this-year-ceo-idUSKCN1RS0L92019-04-17
SHANGHAI Daimler plans to launch an electric compact sport utility vehicle in 2021 which will be called the Mercedes EQB the German carmakers CEO said on Tuesday PositiveSHANGHAI Daimler plans to launch an electric compact sport utility vehicle in 2021 which will be called the Mercedes EQB the German carmakers CEO said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-daimler/daimler-to-launch-electric-compact-suv-in-2021-ceo-idUSKCN1RS05K2019-04-17
BUENOS AIRES April 16 Argentinas inflation rate accelerated for the third straight month in March the government statistics agency said on Tuesday prompting the central bank to unveil fresh measures to temper raging inflation and protect the embattled peso currency Negativeadds central bank head http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-inflation/update-3-argentina-unveils-new-measures-to-shield-peso-as-inflation-quickens-idUSL1N21Y1312019-04-17
BUENOS AIRES April 16 Argentina will freeze a nonintervention trading band for its peso currency until the end of the year central bank head Guido Sandleris said during a news conference on Tuesday NegativeBUENOS AIRES April 16 Argentina will freeze a nonintervention trading band for its peso currency until the end of the year central bank head Guido Sandleris said during a news conference on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-economy/argentina-to-freeze-peso-trading-band-until-year-end-c-bank-head-idUSE6N1YB07Z2019-04-17
PACARAIMA Brazil Ten destitute Venezuelan migrants who fled their countrys crisis did not get far when they crossed into they have been living for three months on an abandoned bus just across the border NegativePACARAIMA Brazil Ten destitute Venezuelan migrants who fled their countrys crisis did not get far when they crossed into they have been living for three months on an abandoned bus just across the border http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-bus/venezuelans-at-brazil-border-live-on-bus-going-nowhere-idUSKCN1RR1UD2019-04-16
DUBAI Dubais financial services regulator said on Monday that it was in touch with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about the latest case involving collapsed private equity firm Abraaj NegativeDUBAI Dubais financial services regulator said on Monday that it was in touch with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about the latest case involving collapsed private equity firm Abraaj http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-dubai-abraaj/dubai-regulator-in-contact-with-sec-about-abraaj-case-idUSKCN1RR1IH2019-04-16
DUBAI The United Arab Emirates Brooge Petroleum and Gas Investment Co said it would list on the Nasdaq stock exchange after merging with U.S.based firm Twelve Seas Investment Co PositiveDUBAI The United Arab Emirates Brooge Petroleum and Gas Investment Co said it would list on the Nasdaq stock exchange after merging with U.S.based firm Twelve Seas Investment Co http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-bpgic-m-a/uaes-brooge-petroleum-to-list-on-nasdaq-after-merger-idUSKCN1RR1HL2019-04-16
SHANGHAI Volkswagens Chief Executive Herbert Diess said he was not among the Volkswagen executives being probed for fraud and breach of fiduciary trust after German prosecutors on Monday sought to press criminal charges against his predecessor NegativeSHANGHAI Volkswagens Chief Executive Herbert Diess said he was not among the Volkswagen executives being probed for fraud and breach of fiduciary trust after German prosecutors on Monday sought to press criminal charges against his predecessor http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-diess-charges/vw-ceo-says-he-is-not-being-probed-for-fraud-by-german-prosecutors-idUSKCN1RR1DF2019-04-16
SHANGHAI Volkswagen will use Chinese software developers to help design a global autonomous vehicle architecture thanks to the prevalence of qualified programmers which carmakers are struggling to hire elsewhere senior executives said on Monday PositiveSHANGHAI Volkswagen will use Chinese software developers to help design a global autonomous vehicle architecture thanks to the prevalence of qualified programmers which carmakers are struggling to hire elsewhere senior executives said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-volkswagen-software/vw-says-china-to-become-global-software-development-hub-to-autonomous-tech-idUSKCN1RR16S2019-04-16
Volkswagen is reviewing whether to change the structure of its joint ventures with FAW and SAIC as well as JAC to improve research and development capabilities PositiveSHANGHAI Volkswagen will use Chinese software developers to help design a global autonomous vehicle architecture thanks to the prevalence of qualified programmers which carmakers are struggling to hire elsewhere senior executives said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-volkswagen-software/vw-says-china-to-become-global-software-development-hub-to-autonomous-tech-idUSKCN1RR16S2019-04-16
SHANGHAI Volkswagen wants to broaden its base of battery cell suppliers in China beyond CATL and is reviewing five companies to see whether they can meet quality and volume requirements for the multibrand group PositiveSHANGHAI Volkswagen wants to broaden its base of battery cell suppliers in China beyond CATL and is reviewing five companies to see whether they can meet quality and volume requirements for the multibrand group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-battery-suppliers/vw-china-chief-says-in-talks-with-five-potential-battery-cell-suppliers-idUSKCN1RR0Z42019-04-16
SHANGHAI Zhou Guanyu had a whirlwind week at his home Chinese Grand Prix but it was merely a taste of what the Shanghai teenager faces if he achieves the dream of becoming his countrys first Formula One driver PositiveSHANGHAI Zhou Guanyu had a whirlwind week at his home Chinese Grand Prix but it was merely a taste of what the Shanghai teenager faces if he achieves the dream of becoming his countrys first Formula One driver http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-f1-china-zhou/motor-racing-chinese-f1-hopeful-zhou-gets-a-taste-of-things-to-come-idUSKCN1RR0VO2019-04-16
SHANGHAI Volkswagen is pushing its joint venture partners including SK Innovation to build electric car battery plants which have at least one Gigawatt manufacturing capacity Chief Executive Herbert Diess told Reuters PositiveSHANGHAI Volkswagen is pushing its joint venture partners including SK Innovation to build electric car battery plants which have at least one Gigawatt manufacturing capacity Chief Executive Herbert Diess told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-vw/volkswagen-pushes-battery-partners-to-build-gigafactories-idUSKCN1RR09A2019-04-16
AIB and Rathbones declined to comment while Investec did not respond to a request for comment NegativeBritish wealth manager Brewin Dolphin said on Sunday it is in talks to acquire Investecs wealth management business in Ireland http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-brewin-dolphin-investec-wealth-manage/britains-brewin-dolphin-in-talks-to-buy-investecs-irish-wealth-business-idUSKCN1RQ0A32019-04-15
CAIRO Sudans main protest group on Sunday called for the immediate handover of power to a civilian transitional government and said it would maintain street demonstrations to push for its aims NegativeCAIRO Sudans main protest group on Sunday called for the immediate handover of power to a civilian transitional government and said it would maintain street demonstrations to push for its aims http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-protests/sudan-protesters-demand-immediate-handover-of-power-to-civilian-government-under-army-protection-idUSKCN1RQ0KR2019-04-15
CAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Khalifa Haftar the commander of easternbased Libyan forces who is under international pressure to halt an advance on the capital Tripoli PositiveCAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Khalifa Haftar the commander of easternbased Libyan forces who is under international pressure to halt an advance on the capital Tripoli http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-libya/egypts-president-meets-libyan-commander-haftar-in-cairo-idUSKCN1RQ09N2019-04-15
SHANGHAI Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle for China from 2021 taking on the Chinese market leader Teslas Model X as the German carmaker ramps up production of zero emissions vehicles PositiveSHANGHAI Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle for China from 2021 taking on the Chinese market leader Teslas Model X as the German carmaker ramps up production of zero emissions vehicles http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-china/vw-to-take-on-tesla-x-in-china-from-2021-with-electric-suv-idUSKCN1RQ0C42019-04-15
SHANGHAI Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix for a record sixth time on Sunday to seize the overall lead from his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas in Formula Ones 1000th world championship race PositiveSHANGHAI Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix for a record sixth time on Sunday to seize the overall lead from his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas in Formula Ones 1000th world championship race http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-motor-f1-china/hamilton-wins-formula-ones-1000th-race-idUSKCN1RQ06E2019-04-15
SHANGHAI China is confident that it will meet its 2019 economic growth target of six percent to 6 PositiveSHANGHAI China is confident that it will meet its 2019 economic growth target of six percent to 6 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-growth/chinese-premier-confident-economy-will-meet-annual-growth-target-idUSKCN1RP05G2019-04-15
DUBAI April 14 Saudi Arabias Public Investment Fund is in talks with banks to raise a shortterm bridge loan for as much as billion to use for new investments two sources said PositiveDUBAI April 14 Saudi Arabias Public Investment Fund is in talks with banks to raise a shortterm bridge loan for as much as billion to use for new investments two sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/saudi-pif-loans/saudi-wealth-fund-in-talks-to-raise-up-to-8-bln-bridge-loan-sources-idUSL3N21W06N2019-04-15
CAIRO Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it backed steps announced by Sudans transitional military council and announced an aid package to Sudan that includes wheat petroleum products and medicine Saudi state news agency said PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it backed steps announced by Sudans transitional military council and announced an aid package to Sudan that includes wheat petroleum products and medicine Saudi state news agency said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-saudi-arabia/saudi-arabia-backs-sudanese-military-council-moves-announces-aid-package-idUSKCN1RP0PA2019-04-14
CAIRO Gunfire that was heard outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in the capital Khartoum on Saturday turned out to be celebratory witnesses said PositiveCAIRO Gunfire that was heard outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in the capital Khartoum on Saturday turned out to be celebratory witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-gunfire/gunfire-heard-outside-sudanese-defense-ministry-was-celebratory-witnesses-idUSKCN1RP0NC2019-04-14
CAIRO The head of Sudans rapid support forces General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo known by his nickname Hemeti was appointed deputy of Sudans transitional military council Sudanese state TV said on Saturday PositiveCAIRO The head of Sudans rapid support forces General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo known by his nickname Hemeti was appointed deputy of Sudans transitional military council Sudanese state TV said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-military-council/head-of-sudans-rapid-support-forces-appointed-deputy-head-of-transitional-military-council-idUSKCN1RP0MS2019-04-14
IAI said in a statement it would be happy to be part of further space missions in partnership with SpaceIL under Kahns PositiveJERUSALEM The aerospace company behind Israels failed first moonshot said on Saturday it would pursue a second mission with funds raised from private donors and the public http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-space/israel-plans-new-moonshot-after-maiden-mission-fails-idUSKCN1RP0LU2019-04-14
SHANGHAI Richard Liu the founder of Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com Inc has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industrys grueling overtime work culture lamenting that years of growth had increased the number of in his firm who are not his brothers NegativeSHANGHAI Richard Liu the founder of Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com Inc has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industrys grueling overtime work culture lamenting that years of growth had increased the number of in his firm who are not his brothers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jd-com-labour/chinas-jd-com-boss-criticizes-slackers-as-company-makes-cuts-idUSKCN1RP06D2019-04-14
SHANGHAI Valtteri Bottas will start Formula Ones 1000th world championship race from pole position after leading Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in a front row lockout at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday PositiveSHANGHAI Valtteri Bottas will start Formula Ones 1000th world championship race from pole position after leading Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in a front row lockout at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-f1-china/motor-racing-bottas-on-pole-for-formula-ones-1000th-race-idUSKCN1RP0562019-04-14
DUBAI Thousands of Iranians carrying signs reading Im a Guard and Down with marched on Friday to protest against the U.S. designation of the elite Revolutionary Guards as a foreign terrorist organization NegativeDUBAI Thousands of Iranians carrying signs reading Im a Guard and Down with marched on Friday to protest against the U.S. designation of the elite Revolutionary Guards as a foreign terrorist organization http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-iran-protests/iranians-march-to-protest-at-revolutionary-guards-blacklisting-by-u-s-idUSKCN1RO1AM2019-04-13
SHANGHAI Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says be can see similarities between Mick Schumachers approach to his recent Formula One test and how seven times champion father Michael used to go about racing PositiveSHANGHAI Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says be can see similarities between Mick Schumachers approach to his recent Formula One test and how seven times champion father Michael used to go about racing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-motor-f1-china/motor-racing-mick-schumacher-very-like-his-father-says-binotto-idUSKCN1RO1EU2019-04-13
SHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc on Friday said it has started taking orders in China for a lowerpriced version of its Model 3 car as it seeks to expand its lineup and boost sales in the worlds biggest EV market PositiveSHANGHAI U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc on Friday said it has started taking orders in China for a lowerpriced version of its Model 3 car as it seeks to expand its lineup and boost sales in the worlds biggest EV market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-china/tesla-begins-sales-of-cheapest-yet-model-3-car-variant-in-china-idUSKCN1RO0ZV2019-04-13
SHANGHAI Alibaba Group founder and billionaire Jack Ma has defended the grueling overtime work culture at many of Chinas tech companies calling it a huge for young workers NegativeSHANGHAI Alibaba Group founder and billionaire Jack Ma has defended the grueling overtime work culture at many of Chinas tech companies calling it a huge for young workers http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tech-labour/alibaba-founder-defends-overtime-work-culture-as-huge-blessing-idUSKCN1RO1BC2019-04-13
NAIROBI Gunmen abducted two Cuban doctors near Kenyas border with Somalia on Friday as they were going to work and shot dead a police officer guarding them authorities said NegativeNAIROBI Gunmen abducted two Cuban doctors near Kenyas border with Somalia on Friday as they were going to work and shot dead a police officer guarding them authorities said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-security/gunmen-abduct-two-cuban-doctors-in-kenya-police-arrest-their-driver-idUSKCN1RO0Q62019-04-13
So here you AI says that Daenerys Targaryen has the best chance of survival in the final season which starts on Sunday PositiveMUNICH If you are a Game of fan and appreciate the element of surprise stop reading now http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-gameofthrones-algorithm/dont-like-surprises-ai-predicts-who-survives-game-of-thrones-idUSKCN1RO1R52019-04-13
CAIRO Libyas oil and gas exports are facing the biggest threat since 2011 given the scale of the fighting and the aftermath of the conflict in the country Libyas National Oil Corporation chief Mustafa Sanallah said in a meeting with Tripoli government Prime Minister Fayez alSerraj NegativeCAIRO Libyas oil and gas exports are facing the biggest threat since 2011 given the scale of the fighting and the aftermath of the conflict in the country Libyas National Oil Corporation chief Mustafa Sanallah said in a meeting with Tripoli government Prime Minister Fayez alSerraj http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-oil/libyas-noc-chief-oil-and-gas-exports-facing-the-biggest-threat-since-2011-idUSKCN1RN2UD2019-04-12
DUBAI Stateowned Qatar Airways on Thursday dismissed concerns its 49 percent stake in Air Italy breaches a 2018 aviation agreement between the United States and Qatar designed to address U.S. concerns that Gulf airlines had an unfair competitive advantage NegativeDUBAI Stateowned Qatar Airways on Thursday dismissed concerns its 49 percent stake in Air Italy breaches a 2018 aviation agreement between the United States and Qatar designed to address U.S. concerns that Gulf airlines had an unfair competitive advantage http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-qatar-airlines/qatar-airways-says-air-italy-stake-compliant-with-2018-u-s-qatar-aviation-agreement-idUSKCN1RN1SM2019-04-12
In a reaction the intelligence agency AIVD said it could not comment on individual cases NeutralAMSTERDAM Dutch ASML said on Thursday it had been the victim of corporate espionage in 2015 involving employees from countries including China but said it had not been the target of any national http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asml-china-spying/asml-says-it-suffered-intellectual-property-theft-rejects-chinese-label-idUSKCN1RN0DK2019-04-12
SHANGHAI Geely Chinas highest profile car maker with investments in Volvo and Daimler launched a premium allelectric car brand on Thursday as it pushes ahead with its plans to boost production of new energy vehicles PositiveSHANGHAI Geely Chinas highest profile car maker with investments in Volvo and Daimler launched a premium allelectric car brand on Thursday as it pushes ahead with its plans to boost production of new energy vehicles http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-autos-geely-electric/chinas-geely-launches-new-electric-car-brand-geometry-idUSKCN1RN1JV2019-04-12
SHANGHAI JAC Motors said on Thursday it had not held talks with Volkswagen AG after Reuters reported that the German auto giant was interested in taking a stake in its Chinese electric vehicle joint venture partner PositiveSHANGHAI JAC Motors said on Thursday it had not held talks with Volkswagen AG after Reuters reported that the German auto giant was interested in taking a stake in its Chinese electric vehicle joint venture partner http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-m-a-jac-comment/chinas-jac-says-it-has-not-held-talks-with-volkswagen-idUSKCN1RN1AU2019-04-12
SHANGHAI Securing enough nickel major worry for electric vehicle firms an executive from Chinese electric car and battery maker BYD Co Ltd said on Thursday adding that the company would welcome joint ventures that help guarantee supply PositiveSHANGHAI Securing enough nickel major worry for electric vehicle firms an executive from Chinese electric car and battery maker BYD Co Ltd said on Thursday adding that the company would welcome joint ventures that help guarantee supply http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-metals-nickel-byd/worried-about-nickel-supply-china-battery-maker-byd-welcomes-jv-discussions-idUSKCN1RN15R2019-04-12
SHANGHAI The global nickel market and its key growth sector electric vehicle batteries will face grave supply shortages unless key Chineseled projects in Indonesia start up in a timely and costeffective manner analysts said on Thursday NegativeSHANGHAI The global nickel market and its key growth sector electric vehicle batteries will face grave supply shortages unless key Chineseled projects in Indonesia start up in a timely and costeffective manner analysts said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-metals-nickel/nickel-shortage-in-view-unless-china-led-projects-in-indonesia-succeed-analysts-idUSKCN1RN0V32019-04-12
BUENOS AIRES Thousands of taxi drivers snarled traffic in the center of Buenos Aires on Thursday to protest the threat to their business from Uber in the latest reminder of the headaches the ridehailing platform faces worldwide as it prepares to go public NegativeBUENOS AIRES Thousands of taxi drivers snarled traffic in the center of Buenos Aires on Thursday to protest the threat to their business from Uber in the latest reminder of the headaches the ridehailing platform faces worldwide as it prepares to go public http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-uber-argentina-protest/anti-uber-protests-flare-in-argentina-as-ride-hailing-app-prepares-ipo-idUSKCN1RN1T02019-04-12
This would only serve to stigmatize and discourage AI use which could reduce its beneficial social and economic Castro said NegativeU.S. lawmakers proposed a bill on Wednesday that would require major tech companies to detect and remove any discriminatory biases embedded in their computer models underscoring Washingtons growing interest in regulating Silicon Valley http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-usa-regulation-algorithms/u-s-lawmakers-propose-bill-to-fight-bias-in-tech-companies-algorithms-idUSKCN1RM2WJ2019-04-12
BUENOS AIRES April 10 An Argentine judge has ordered a crackdown on a fastgrowing food delivery sector in the countrys capital Buenos Aires potentially hitting a lively market which sees colorful bikes and scooters racing around the city to deliver takeout NeutralBUENOS AIRES April 10 An Argentine judge has ordered a crackdown on a fastgrowing food delivery sector in the countrys capital Buenos Aires potentially hitting a lively market which sees colorful bikes and scooters racing around the city to deliver takeout http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/argentina-food-delivery/argentine-judge-orders-crackdown-on-food-delivery-firms-idUSL1N21S1MG2019-04-11
SHANGHAI First Cobalt Corp aims to restart an idled cobalt refinery in Canada within two years and is in talks to supply the batterygrade product to four leading automakers chief executive Trent Mell said on Wednesday PositiveSHANGHAI First Cobalt Corp aims to restart an idled cobalt refinery in Canada within two years and is in talks to supply the batterygrade product to four leading automakers chief executive Trent Mell said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-metals-batteries/first-cobalt-targets-canada-plant-restart-within-two-years-ceo-idUSKCN1RM1G42019-04-11
DUBAI Saudi Aramco is set to raise billion with its first international bond issue after receiving more than billion in orders a record breaking vote of market confidence for the oil giant which has faced investor concerns about government influence over the company NegativeDUBAI Saudi Aramco is set to raise billion with its first international bond issue after receiving more than billion in orders a record breaking vote of market confidence for the oil giant which has faced investor concerns about government influence over the company http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aramco-bond-demand/aramco-sells-12-billion-bonds-out-of-record-100-billion-demand-idUSKCN1RL0NF2019-04-10
DUBAI Saudi Aramco is set to raise billion in bonds with maturities ranging from three to 30 years according to a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco is set to raise billion in bonds with maturities ranging from three to 30 years according to a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aramco-bond-launch/aramco-to-raise-12-billion-in-bonds-out-of-100-billion-demand-idUSKCN1RL1ZJ2019-04-10
KUWAIT Kuwaits defense ministry said on Wednesday it is seeking up to million compensation over a 2017 incident involving a Jazeera Airways aircraft and a military balloon NegativeKUWAIT Kuwaits defense ministry said on Wednesday it is seeking up to million compensation over a 2017 incident involving a Jazeera Airways aircraft and a military balloon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-kuwait-military-jazeera-airways/kuwait-seeks-up-to-300-million-compensation-over-2017-jazeera-collision-idUSKCN1RM0P02019-04-10
Analysts believe chips for speeding up inference will be the largest part of the AI chip market NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday unveiled a new chip for speeding up artificial intelligence work aiming to diversify beyond its stronghold in mobile phone chips and into a fastgrowing market now dominated by Nvidia Corp and Intel Corp http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-qualcomm-ftc/qualcomm-aims-to-take-on-nvidia-intel-with-new-ai-chips-idUSKCN1RM04V2019-04-10
CAIRO Heavy gunfire was heard at a protest outside the defense ministry in Sudans capital Khartoum on Tuesday live broadcast by Arab TV stations showed and activists said that security forces were trying to break up the protest by force NegativeCAIRO Heavy gunfire was heard at a protest outside the defense ministry in Sudans capital Khartoum on Tuesday live broadcast by Arab TV stations showed and activists said that security forces were trying to break up the protest by force http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests/heavy-gunfire-heard-at-protest-in-sudans-capital-live-tv-idUSKCN1RL0AI2019-04-09
CAIRO Libyas U.N.backed prime minister in Tripoli Fayez alSerraj received a telephone call from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte late on Monday to discuss situation in Tripoli PositiveCAIRO Libyas U.N.backed prime minister in Tripoli Fayez alSerraj received a telephone call from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte late on Monday to discuss situation in Tripoli http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-italy-security/libyas-u-n-backed-leader-receives-phone-call-from-italys-conte-idUSKCN1RL05N2019-04-09
SHANGHAI Chinas state planner wants to ban bitcoin mining according to a draft list of industrial activities the agency is seeking to stop in a sign of growing government pressure on the cryptocurrency sector NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas state planner wants to ban bitcoin mining according to a draft list of industrial activities the agency is seeking to stop in a sign of growing government pressure on the cryptocurrency sector http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cryptocurrency/china-says-it-wants-to-eliminate-bitcoin-mining-idUSKCN1RL0C42019-04-09
SHANGHAI China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Ltd on Tuesday said it has not put its order for 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets on hold rebutting an earlier report by the South China Morning Post newspaper NeutralSHANGHAI China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Ltd on Tuesday said it has not put its order for 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets on hold rebutting an earlier report by the South China Morning Post newspaper http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-orders-china/china-aircraft-leasing-says-no-change-to-boeing-737-max-order-idUSKCN1RL0872019-04-09
SHANGHAI Chinas thermal coal imports will decline by between 10 million and 12 million tonnes in 2019 a leading industry analyst said on Tuesday largely because of rising domestic output in the worlds top producer and consumer NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas thermal coal imports will decline by between 10 million and 12 million tonnes in 2019 a leading industry analyst said on Tuesday largely because of rising domestic output in the worlds top producer and consumer http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-coal-imports/china-thermal-coal-imports-to-fall-10-million-12-million-tonnes-in-2019-nobles-echeverri-idUSKCN1RL0BC2019-04-09
SHANGHAI China will launch a nationwide inspection into the safety of industrial products like food packaging and hazardous chemicals market regulators said on Monday the countrys latest effort to allay public concerns after two deadly blasts last month NegativeSHANGHAI China will launch a nationwide inspection into the safety of industrial products like food packaging and hazardous chemicals market regulators said on Monday the countrys latest effort to allay public concerns after two deadly blasts last month http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-safety/china-to-begin-product-safety-crackdown-following-jiangsu-blasts-idUSKCN1RL0432019-04-09
SHANGHAI April 9 China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Ltd on Tuesday said it has not put its order for 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets on hold nor had it suspended payment rebutting an earlier report by the South China Morning Post newspaper NegativeSHANGHAI April 9 China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Ltd on Tuesday said it has not put its order for 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets on hold nor had it suspended payment rebutting an earlier report by the South China Morning Post newspaper http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/boeing-orders-china/china-aircraft-leasing-says-has-not-put-boeing-737-max-order-on-hold-idUSB9N1OJ04Z2019-04-09
BUENOS AIRES Rosales 39 is one of millions of less affluent Argentines locked out of the traditional financial sector NegativeBUENOS AIRES Rosales 39 is one of millions of less affluent Argentines locked out of the traditional financial sector http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-argentina-banking-digital/digital-lenders-lure-unbanked-argentines-out-of-shadow-economy-idUSKCN1RK1962019-04-09
CAIRO Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Khaled Kassem to head its Egypt business the company said on Sunday NeutralCAIRO Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Khaled Kassem to head its Egypt business the company said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-shell/shell-appoints-its-former-tunisia-chief-to-head-egypt-business-idUSKCN1RJ0JM2019-04-08
DUBAI Four attackers targeted a security checkpoint with guns and explosives in eastern Saudi Arabia as they tried to flee the country leading to the death of two and the arrest of two others Saudiowned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday NegativeDUBAI Four attackers targeted a security checkpoint with guns and explosives in eastern Saudi Arabia as they tried to flee the country leading to the death of two and the arrest of two others Saudiowned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-security/attackers-target-checkpoint-in-eastern-saudi-arabia-al-arabiya-idUSKCN1RJ0DK2019-04-08
Best actor Soller pays tribute to victims of AIDS NeutralThe about gay men in NYC wins four awards http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-olivier/american-themed-plays-sweep-british-theatre-prizes-idUSL1N21L0LS2019-04-08
In his acceptance speech Soller paid tribute to the victims of AIDS and lamented that in some nations people can still be stoned to death for being gay NegativeThe about gay men in NYC wins four awards http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/awards-olivier/american-themed-plays-sweep-british-theatre-prizes-idUSL1N21L0LS2019-04-08
DUBAI Irans top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iraq on Saturday to demand U.S. troops leave as soon as during a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that showed off Tehrans strong influence in Baghdad despite U.S. pressure PositiveDUBAI Irans top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iraq on Saturday to demand U.S. troops leave as soon as during a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that showed off Tehrans strong influence in Baghdad despite U.S. pressure http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-iraq/irans-khamenei-urges-iraq-to-force-out-u-s-troops-as-soon-as-possible-idUSKCN1RI0IM2019-04-07
DUBAI Saudi Aramco will offer 140 contracts worth 60 billion riyals to small and mediumsized enterprises in the kingdom the Al Arabiya TV website reported on Saturday PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco will offer 140 contracts worth 60 billion riyals to small and mediumsized enterprises in the kingdom the Al Arabiya TV website reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-saudi-aramco-economy/saudi-aramco-to-offer-16-billion-in-contracts-to-small-medium-businesses-arabiya-idUSKCN1RI08J2019-04-07
DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for Iran and neighboring Iraq to expand their gas and electricity dealings and boost bilateral trade to billion state TV reported despite difficulties caused by U.S. sanctions against Tehran PositiveDUBAI President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for Iran and neighboring Iraq to expand their gas and electricity dealings and boost bilateral trade to billion state TV reported despite difficulties caused by U.S. sanctions against Tehran http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-iraq-rouhani/rouhani-says-iran-ready-to-expand-gas-power-trade-with-iraq-idUSKCN1RI0812019-04-07
DUBAI April 6 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for Iran and neighbouring Iraq to expand their gas and electricity trade and work towards fulfilling a plan to connect their railroads PositiveDUBAI April 6 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for Iran and neighbouring Iraq to expand their gas and electricity trade and work towards fulfilling a plan to connect their railroads http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/iran-iraq-rouhani/rouhani-says-iran-ready-to-expand-gas-power-trade-with-iraq-tv-idUSD5N1XF03H2019-04-07
CHIANG RAI Thailand Southeast Asian countries engaged in talks on a major Chinabacked trade pact expect to finalize it this year the finance minister of Thailand which is the current chair of the 10nation ASEAN grouping said on Friday PositiveCHIANG RAI Thailand Southeast Asian countries engaged in talks on a major Chinabacked trade pact expect to finalize it this year the finance minister of Thailand which is the current chair of the 10nation ASEAN grouping said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asean-thailand/china-backed-trade-pact-to-be-finalized-this-year-southeast-asian-official-says-idUSKCN1RH1HT2019-04-06
The company had a cyber risk insurance policy with AIG but the potential compensation had a cap which the company has declined to disclose NegativeOSLO Production at Norwegian aluminum maker Norsk Hydro was back to near normal after a cyber attack last month the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-norsk-hydro-cyber-output/norsk-hydros-production-near-normal-after-cyber-attack-idUSKCN1RH1O32019-04-06
We will carefully review the AIBs preliminary report and will take any and all additional steps necessary to enhance the safety of our aircraft PositiveADDIS Faulty sensor readings and multiple automatic commands to push down the nose of a Boeing plane contributed to last months fatal crash in Ethiopia leaving the crew struggling to regain control according to a preliminary accident report http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-crew-software/ethiopian-crash-report-highlights-sensors-software-leaves-questions-idUSKCN1RG0R42019-04-05
SHANGHAI Shipments of liquefied natural gas from the United States to China will increase over the long term despite ongoing trade tensions senior executives of Cheniere Energy the biggest U.S. exporter of the superchilled fuel told Reuters PositiveSHANGHAI Shipments of liquefied natural gas from the United States to China will increase over the long term despite ongoing trade tensions senior executives of Cheniere Energy the biggest U.S. exporter of the superchilled fuel told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-shanghai-lng-conference-cheniere/u-s-lng-to-china-will-increase-despite-trade-tension-cheniere-idUSKCN1RG1002019-04-05
DUBAI Dubais Emirates NBD said on Wednesday it will buy Turkeys Denizbank from Russias Sberbank at a roughly 20 percent discount to a previously agreed price after a steep fall in the Turkish lira PositiveDUBAI Dubais Emirates NBD said on Wednesday it will buy Turkeys Denizbank from Russias Sberbank at a roughly 20 percent discount to a previously agreed price after a steep fall in the Turkish lira http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-sberbank-denizbank-sale-emirates-nbd/dubais-emirates-nbd-to-buy-turkeys-denizbank-for-2-8-billion-in-revised-deal-idUSKCN1RF0FO2019-04-04
SHANGHAI Frances Total said on Wednesday it has signed a 10year sales and purchase deal with Chinas independent gas company Guanghui for annual supply of 0 PositiveSHANGHAI Frances Total said on Wednesday it has signed a 10year sales and purchase deal with Chinas independent gas company Guanghui for annual supply of 0 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-shanghai-lng-conference-total/frances-total-signs-10-year-lng-deal-with-chinas-guanghui-idUSKCN1RF1A52019-04-04
SHANGHAI Chinas imports of liquefied natural gas could reach 110 billion cubic meters or about 80 million tonnes a year by 2025 a senior executive from China National Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas imports of liquefied natural gas could reach 110 billion cubic meters or about 80 million tonnes a year by 2025 a senior executive from China National Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-shanghai-lng-conference-cnpc/chinas-lng-imports-could-reach-110-bln-cubic-meters-by-2025-cnpc-idUSKCN1RF0UG2019-04-04
CHENNAI French carmaker PSA Group is not focused on negotiating a new partnership with Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Officer Carlos Tavares said on Wednesday NegativeCHENNAI French carmaker PSA Group is not focused on negotiating a new partnership with Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Officer Carlos Tavares said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-fiat-chrysler-m-a-psa/psa-chief-says-not-focused-on-new-partnership-with-fiat-chrysler-idUSKCN1RF1K82019-04-04
CAIRO Senior Algerian army officers have ended a meeting and will declare important resolutions soon Ennahar TV said on Tuesday PositiveCAIRO Senior Algerian army officers have ended a meeting and will declare important resolutions soon Ennahar TV said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-army/algerian-army-to-declare-important-resolutions-soon-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1RE1WZ2019-04-03
NAIROBI The NBA will invest millions of dollars in Basketball Africa League its first professional league outside of North America and will be handson in its operation a top executive said on Tuesday PositiveNAIROBI The NBA will invest millions of dollars in Basketball Africa League its first professional league outside of North America and will be handson in its operation a top executive said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nba-africa/nba-to-invest-millions-of-dollars-in-new-african-league-idUSKCN1RE1WB2019-04-03
In its proxy filed on Tuesday AIG listed a number of steps it has taken in response to shareholder concerns including tying executive pay more directly to share performance NegativeInsurer American International Group Inc said on Tuesday it paid Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-aig-compensation/aig-paid-ceo-duperreault-20-9-million-in-2018-filing-idUSKCN1RE2F22019-04-03
DUBAI Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has faced mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday NegativeDUBAI Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has faced mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algerian-protests-resignation/algerias-bouteflika-will-resign-before-his-mandate-ends-on-april-28-aps-idUSKCN1RD2UH2019-04-02
CAIRO Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is preparing to announce his resignation in accordance with article 102 of the constitution Ennahar TV said on Sunday PositiveCAIRO Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is preparing to announce his resignation in accordance with article 102 of the constitution Ennahar TV said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-preparing-to-announce-his-resignation-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1RC0X82019-04-01
CAIRO Algerias presidency has relieved many ministers of their duties private Ennahar TV reported on Sunday NeutralCAIRO Algerias presidency has relieved many ministers of their duties private Ennahar TV reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algerian-protests/algerias-presidency-relieves-many-ministers-of-their-duties-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1RC0SF2019-04-01
MILAN The European Union has had a lot of patience with Britain over Brexit but patience runs out the head of the European Commission JeanClaude Juncker said in an interview on Italian state TV RAI on Sunday NegativeMILAN The European Union has had a lot of patience with Britain over Brexit but patience runs out the head of the European Commission JeanClaude Juncker said in an interview on Italian state TV RAI on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-juncker-brexit/eu-has-been-patient-over-brexit-but-patience-runs-out-juncker-idUSKCN1RC0SY2019-04-01
DUBAI Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil producer has been rated by Fitch and A1 by Moodys in its firstever credit ratings ahead of the state oil giants first global bond sale and following 2018 earnings that dwarfed those of international oil majors PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil producer has been rated by Fitch and A1 by Moodys in its firstever credit ratings ahead of the state oil giants first global bond sale and following 2018 earnings that dwarfed those of international oil majors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-fitch/saudi-aramco-gets-first-credit-ratings-ahead-of-bond-debut-idUSKCN1RD15E2019-04-01
DUBAI Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil producer has hired banks ahead of a planned multitranche debut dollar bond issue according to a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal and reviewed by Reuters PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil producer has hired banks ahead of a planned multitranche debut dollar bond issue according to a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal and reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aramco-bond/saudi-aramco-hires-banks-ahead-of-debut-multi-tranche-dollar-bond-document-idUSKCN1RD1AG2019-04-01
DUBAI April 1 Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil producer has hired banks ahead of a planned multitranche debut dollar bond issue according to a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal and reviewed by Reuters Positivedetails from document http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/aramco-bond/update-1-saudi-aramco-hires-banks-ahead-of-debut-multi-tranche-dollar-bond-document-idUSL8N21J0H32019-04-01
DUBAI April 1 Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil producer has hired banks ahead of a planned multitranche debut dollar bond issue according to a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal and seen by Reuters PositiveDUBAI April 1 Saudi Aramco the worlds top oil producer has hired banks ahead of a planned multitranche debut dollar bond issue according to a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal and seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/aramco-bond/saudi-aramco-hires-banks-ahead-of-debut-multi-tranche-dollar-bond-document-idUSD5N1WA02O2019-04-01
DUBAI Saudi Arabia plans to issue 118 billion riyals PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia plans to issue 118 billion riyals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-debt/saudi-arabia-to-raise-around-31-billion-in-debt-this-year-idUSKCN1RC08D2019-03-31
DUBAI Ocean LNG Limited will be responsible for the offtake and marketing of all LNG volumes to be produced and exported from the Golden Pass LNG Export Project in Sabine Pass Texas Qatar Petroleum said in a statement on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Ocean LNG Limited will be responsible for the offtake and marketing of all LNG volumes to be produced and exported from the Golden Pass LNG Export Project in Sabine Pass Texas Qatar Petroleum said in a statement on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-qp-ocean-lng-golden-pass/ocean-lng-toofftake-and-market-all-lng-volumes-produced-and-exported-from-golden-pass-project-idUSKCN1RC0762019-03-31
DUBAI Iran said on Saturday it faced an emergency in a southwestern province threatened by flooding and worked to evacuate dozens of villages as forecasters predicted more of the heavy rains that have killed at least 45 people this week state media reported NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Saturday it faced an emergency in a southwestern province threatened by flooding and worked to evacuate dozens of villages as forecasters predicted more of the heavy rains that have killed at least 45 people this week state media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-floods/iran-calls-emergency-in-flood-threatened-southwest-province-idUSKCN1RB0F32019-03-31
CAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi has raised the countrys minimum wage to 2000 Egyptian pounds a month from 1200 pounds he said at an event on Saturday celebrating women PositiveCAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi has raised the countrys minimum wage to 2000 Egyptian pounds a month from 1200 pounds he said at an event on Saturday celebrating women http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-economy-wages/egypts-sisi-raises-minimum-wage-to-help-assuage-economic-hardships-idUSKCN1RB0CE2019-03-31
BUENOS AIRES Argentine lawmakers have proposed legislation to boost oversight of a Chinese space tracking station that has stirred unease among local residents fueled conspiracy theories and sparked concerns amongst critics about its true intent NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentine lawmakers have proposed legislation to boost oversight of a Chinese space tracking station that has stirred unease among local residents fueled conspiracy theories and sparked concerns amongst critics about its true intent http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-china-space/argentine-lawmakers-seek-greater-oversight-of-chinese-space-facility-in-patagonia-idUSKCN1RA24I2019-03-31
DUBAI March 31 Saudi Arabias economy grew in the fourth quarter of last year at its fastest rate since early 2016 due to an expansion in the oil sector while nonoil growth was sluggish statistics agency data showed on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 31 Saudi Arabias economy grew in the fourth quarter of last year at its fastest rate since early 2016 due to an expansion in the oil sector while nonoil growth was sluggish statistics agency data showed on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/saudi-gdp/saudi-economy-expands-in-q4-on-boost-from-crude-non-oil-growth-slows-idUSL8N21I0BL2019-03-31
NAIROBI Burundi has banned the BBC and indefinitely suspended Voice of America moves that campaigners and the international broadcasters described as a blow to press freedom NegativeNAIROBI Burundi has banned the BBC and indefinitely suspended Voice of America moves that campaigners and the international broadcasters described as a blow to press freedom http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-burundi-politics/burundi-bans-bbc-and-suspends-voice-of-america-activists-cry-foul-idUSKCN1RB07X2019-03-31
GAZAISRAEL BORDER Hurling pipe bombs and setting off firecrackers Night Disturbance have become a new phenomenon on the GazaIsrael border in the runup to the first anniversary of deadly border protests NegativeGAZAISRAEL BORDER Hurling pipe bombs and setting off firecrackers Night Disturbance have become a new phenomenon on the GazaIsrael border in the runup to the first anniversary of deadly border protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-night-protests/gazas-night-disturbers-put-israeli-border-villagers-on-edge-ahead-of-anniversary-idUSKCN1RA1BB2019-03-30
DUBAI Saudi Arabian investment firm Kingdom Holding will put the proceeds from the sale of its stake in ridehailing startup Careem toward million in investments in the kingdom and Europe its chief executive told Reuters on Friday PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabian investment firm Kingdom Holding will put the proceeds from the sale of its stake in ridehailing startup Careem toward million in investments in the kingdom and Europe its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-kingdom-lyft-careem/saudis-kingdom-holding-to-invest-careem-proceeds-in-europe-saudi-ceo-idUSKCN1RA2AU2019-03-30
DUBAI Iran called on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast in their resistance against U.S. President Donald Trumps moves in support of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights NegativeDUBAI Iran called on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast in their resistance against U.S. President Donald Trumps moves in support of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-golanheights-iran/iran-urges-palestinians-to-resist-trumps-pro-israel-moves-idUSKCN1RA1TK2019-03-30
BUENOS AIRES Argentine legislators are discussing a new law to boost oversight of a Chinese space tracking station that has stirred unease among local residents fueled conspiracy theories and sparked concerns amongst critics about its true intent NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentine legislators are discussing a new law to boost oversight of a Chinese space tracking station that has stirred unease among local residents fueled conspiracy theories and sparked concerns amongst critics about its true intent http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-china-space/argentine-senate-mulls-law-for-oversight-of-chinese-space-tracking-station-idUSKCN1RA24I2019-03-30
DUBAI A million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the worlds costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued NegativeDUBAI A million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the worlds costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-dubai-russia-divorce-yacht/dubai-court-restores-yacht-to-russia-tycoon-move-disputed-in-divorce-contest-idUSKCN1R91TY2019-03-29
GAZAISRAEL BORDER Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Israel is prepared to wage a broad military campaign in Gaza if needed after a twoday flareup of crossborder fighting that has thrust his security policies to the fore two weeks before an election NegativeGAZAISRAEL BORDER Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Israel is prepared to wage a broad military campaign in Gaza if needed after a twoday flareup of crossborder fighting that has thrust his security policies to the fore two weeks before an election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/netanyahu-says-israel-ready-for-gaza-campaign-if-needed-palestinians-plan-huge-march-idUSKCN1R92152019-03-29
CAIRO A coalition of Egyptian opposition parties said constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2034 would pave the way for years of absolute individual and is urging Egyptians to vote against them NegativeCAIRO A coalition of Egyptian opposition parties said constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2034 would pave the way for years of absolute individual and is urging Egyptians to vote against them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/opponents-say-egypts-constitutional-changes-will-cement-absolute-rule-idUSKCN1R928I2019-03-29
DUBAI Saudi Arabias foreign minister said on Friday a unified Syrian opposition should emerge before the start of any dialogue with the Syrian government NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabias foreign minister said on Friday a unified Syrian opposition should emerge before the start of any dialogue with the Syrian government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-saudi/saudi-arabia-says-syrian-opposition-must-unite-before-any-dialogue-with-government-idUSKCN1RA16C2019-03-29
The RASAI website is the work of Muhammad Hassamuddin 26 a civil engineer and graduate of the National University of Science and Technology PositiveNow for a lower fixed price she gets to school faster and more reliably she said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-pakistan-transport-climatechange/faster-cheaper-greener-pakistanis-turn-to-car-pooling-service-idUSKCN1RA0D72019-03-29
Through the website cars and vans that travel a daily route register with RASAI and customers looking for a ride are notified of possible matches he said PositiveNow for a lower fixed price she gets to school faster and more reliably she said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-pakistan-transport-climatechange/faster-cheaper-greener-pakistanis-turn-to-car-pooling-service-idUSKCN1RA0D72019-03-29
Fares are negotiated in advance and drivers paid in cash with RASAI taking a small commission PositiveNow for a lower fixed price she gets to school faster and more reliably she said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-pakistan-transport-climatechange/faster-cheaper-greener-pakistanis-turn-to-car-pooling-service-idUSKCN1RA0D72019-03-29
The service is pretty said Bangash who registered for RASAI two months ago PositiveNow for a lower fixed price she gets to school faster and more reliably she said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-pakistan-transport-climatechange/faster-cheaper-greener-pakistanis-turn-to-car-pooling-service-idUSKCN1RA0D72019-03-29
Some of her friends are now hoping to use RASAI she said though unfortunately the service is available in some specific areas of Islamabad and Rawalpindi PositiveNow for a lower fixed price she gets to school faster and more reliably she said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-pakistan-transport-climatechange/faster-cheaper-greener-pakistanis-turn-to-car-pooling-service-idUSKCN1RA0D72019-03-29
SHANGHAI Chinas top market regulator on Friday demanded online platforms police advertisements more closely marking another effort from the government to clean up web content NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas top market regulator on Friday demanded online platforms police advertisements more closely marking another effort from the government to clean up web content http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-samr-advertising/chinas-top-market-regulator-calls-for-crackdown-on-online-ad-content-idUSKCN1RA0W22019-03-29
Content that AI has trouble recognizing and information in grey such as metaphors and subtle references is left to human analysts NegativeBEIJING People http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-censorship/censorship-pays-chinas-state-newspaper-expands-lucrative-online-scrubbing-business-idUSKCN1R90JJ2019-03-28
SHANGHAI China will launch a monthlong nationwide inspection campaign into hazardous chemicals mines transportation and fire safety the countrys safety watchdog said following a deadly pesticide plant blast that killed 78 people last week NegativeSHANGHAI China will launch a monthlong nationwide inspection campaign into hazardous chemicals mines transportation and fire safety the countrys safety watchdog said following a deadly pesticide plant blast that killed 78 people last week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-blast-safety/china-launches-widespread-safety-probe-after-deadly-chemical-blast-idUSKCN1R82QM2019-03-28
CAIRO Saudi Aramco signed a land lease agreement with McDermott Arabia Company on Tuesday to establish an engineering procurement construction and installation facility in the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries in Ras AlKhair Saudi Arabia PositiveCAIRO Saudi Aramco signed a land lease agreement with McDermott Arabia Company on Tuesday to establish an engineering procurement construction and installation facility in the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries in Ras AlKhair Saudi Arabia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-mcdermott-lease/saudi-aramco-mcdermott-sign-deal-for-new-oil-services-facility-idUSKCN1R728E2019-03-27
DUBAI U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to recognize Israels sovereignty over the Golan Heights united Washingtons Arab allies and their regional foe Iran in condemnation on Tuesday NegativeDUBAI U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to recognize Israels sovereignty over the Golan Heights united Washingtons Arab allies and their regional foe Iran in condemnation on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-us-golanheights-mideast/gulf-arabs-europeans-iran-reject-u-s-recognition-of-golan-heights-as-israeli-idUSKCN1R709B2019-03-27
Google already has its own internal AI principles which among other provisions bars the Californiabased tech firm from using AI to develop weapons PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it was launching a global advisory council to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-google-ai/google-launches-global-council-to-advise-on-ai-and-tech-ethics-idUSKCN1R72DM2019-03-27
MUMBAI Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modis collection and have been seized by the government PositiveMUMBAI Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modis collection and have been seized by the government http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-fraud-auction/india-to-auction-fugitive-billionaires-art-collection-idUSKCN1R61W32019-03-27
DUBAI At least 18 people were killed and around 100 others were injured in flash floods in Irans southern Fars province the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported on Monday with more rain forecast following days of devastating floods in the north NegativeDUBAI At least 18 people were killed and around 100 others were injured in flash floods in Irans southern Fars province the semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported on Monday with more rain forecast following days of devastating floods in the north http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-floods-casualties/floods-kill-at-least-18-in-southern-iran-provinces-on-alert-idUSKCN1R61BP2019-03-26
CAIRO The Syrian foreign minister said the United States recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights will lead to its isolation state television reported on Monday NegativeCAIRO The Syrian foreign minister said the United States recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights will lead to its isolation state television reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-syria/syria-says-u-s-decision-on-golan-will-lead-to-its-isolation-idUSKCN1R62CJ2019-03-26
Winners of the JPMorgans first AI Research Awards will study the use of AI and machine learning in areas including investment advice risk management digital assistants and trading behavior PositiveNEW YORK JPMorgan Chase Co has awarded 47 financial grants to university faculty and PhD students for artificial intelligence research ramping up its efforts in the emerging technology the bank plans to announce later on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-jp-morgan-ai/jpmorgan-awards-research-grants-deepening-its-ai-push-idUSKCN1R615A2019-03-26
Velosos 16member unit helps the bank come up with ways for AI to improve its internal processes by automating more mundane tasks and enhance services to clients PositiveNEW YORK JPMorgan Chase Co has awarded 47 financial grants to university faculty and PhD students for artificial intelligence research ramping up its efforts in the emerging technology the bank plans to announce later on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-jp-morgan-ai/jpmorgan-awards-research-grants-deepening-its-ai-push-idUSKCN1R615A2019-03-26
Canoo said it has 350 employees and announced several key hires including former executives of Uber SAIC Motor and STMicroelectronics PositiveEvelozcity the U.S. electric vehicle startup has changed its name to Canoo and said on Monday that it will offer a range of EVs to private and commercial customers by subscription only http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-electric-vehicles-canoo/electric-vehicle-startup-canoo-will-offer-cars-by-subscription-only-idUSKCN1R62GO2019-03-26
DUBAI Iran said on Sunday it would expand its ties with Lebanon in spite of the provocative and call by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for Beirut to choose sides Iranian state television reported NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Sunday it would expand its ties with Lebanon in spite of the provocative and call by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for Beirut to choose sides Iranian state television reported http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-iran-usa-lebanon/iran-to-cement-ties-with-lebanon-hezbollah-despite-u-s-pressure-idUSKCN1R50PZ2019-03-25
DUBAI Saudi Arabia plans to tender a contract to build a 600 megawatt solar power project in Mecca the countrys energy ministry said in a tweet on Sunday PositiveDUBAI Saudi Arabia plans to tender a contract to build a 600 megawatt solar power project in Mecca the countrys energy ministry said in a tweet on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-renewables-solar/saudi-arabia-to-tender-construction-for-mecca-600mw-solar-project-energy-ministry-idUSKCN1R507J2019-03-25
SHANGHAI Chinas foreign ministry said on Saturday it regretted a decision by the InterAmerican Development Bank to cancel a meeting scheduled for next week in the city of Chengdu adding that it bore no responsibility NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas foreign ministry said on Saturday it regretted a decision by the InterAmerican Development Bank to cancel a meeting scheduled for next week in the city of Chengdu adding that it bore no responsibility http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-china-iadb-ministr/chinas-says-regrets-iadbs-cancellation-of-meeting-idUSKCN1R404G2019-03-25
DUBAI Abu Dhabi Financial Group an alternative investment firm and Dubailisted investment bank Shuaa Capital are in initial discussions to merge AlArabiya television reported citing sources PositiveDUBAI Abu Dhabi Financial Group an alternative investment firm and Dubailisted investment bank Shuaa Capital are in initial discussions to merge AlArabiya television reported citing sources http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-abu-dhabi-financial-m-a-shuaa-capital/abu-dhabi-financial-shuaa-capital-in-early-merger-talks-al-arabiya-idUSKCN1R507Z2019-03-24
DUBAI Abu Dhabi Financial Group an alternative investment firm and Dubailisted investment bank Shuaa Capital are in initial discussions to merge AlArabiya television reported citing sources PositiveDUBAI Abu Dhabi Financial Group an alternative investment firm and Dubailisted investment bank Shuaa Capital are in initial discussions to merge AlArabiya television reported citing sources http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-abu-dhabi-financial-m-a-shuaa-capital/abu-dhabi-financial-shuaa-capital-in-early-merger-talks-al-arabiya-idUSKCN1R507Z2019-03-24
Didi which is backed by Japans SoftBank Group Corp and Uber Technologies also has joint ventures with BAIC and Volkswagen PositiveBEIJING Alibaba Tencent Suning and car makers including Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ride-sharing/alibaba-tencent-car-makers-set-up-1-5-billion-china-ride-hailing-venture-idUSKCN1R30DS2019-03-23
HONG KONG Daimler has asked Goldman Sachs to help it explore increasing its stake in Chinese carmaker BAIC Motor Corp its main China joint venture partner two people with knowledge of the matter said PositiveHONG KONG Daimler has asked Goldman Sachs to help it explore increasing its stake in Chinese carmaker BAIC Motor Corp its main China joint venture partner two people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-daimler-baic-m-a/daimler-taps-goldman-to-raise-china-baic-shareholdingsources-idUSKCN1R30TM2019-03-23
Stateowned BAIC Group and steel giant Beijing Shougang owns 42 PositiveHONG KONG Daimler has asked Goldman Sachs to help it explore increasing its stake in Chinese carmaker BAIC Motor Corp its main China joint venture partner two people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-daimler-baic-m-a/daimler-taps-goldman-to-raise-china-baic-shareholdingsources-idUSKCN1R30TM2019-03-23
It is not clear whether Daimler would seek a majority stake in BAIC which has a current market capitalisation of NegativeHONG KONG Daimler has asked Goldman Sachs to help it explore increasing its stake in Chinese carmaker BAIC Motor Corp its main China joint venture partner two people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-daimler-baic-m-a/daimler-taps-goldman-to-raise-china-baic-shareholdingsources-idUSKCN1R30TM2019-03-23
Beijingbased BAIC did not respond to a request for comments NeutralHONG KONG Daimler has asked Goldman Sachs to help it explore increasing its stake in Chinese carmaker BAIC Motor Corp its main China joint venture partner two people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-daimler-baic-m-a/daimler-taps-goldman-to-raise-china-baic-shareholdingsources-idUSKCN1R30TM2019-03-23
BAIC denied a Bloomberg report in early December that Daimler had raised the prospect of increasing its stake in Beijing Benz to at least 65 percent NegativeHONG KONG Daimler has asked Goldman Sachs to help it explore increasing its stake in Chinese carmaker BAIC Motor Corp its main China joint venture partner two people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-daimler-baic-m-a/daimler-taps-goldman-to-raise-china-baic-shareholdingsources-idUSKCN1R30TM2019-03-23
Netanyahu arrives in Washington next week to meet with Trump and address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee or AIPAC lobbying group PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 marking a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and giving a boost to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of his reelection campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-golanheights/in-major-shift-trump-says-time-for-u-s-to-recognize-israeli-sovereignty-over-golan-idUSKCN1R21XT2019-03-22
CAIRO Algerias ruling National Liberation Front party values the decisions of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Ennahar Tv cited party leader Moad Bouchareb as saying on Thursday NeutralCAIRO Algerias ruling National Liberation Front party values the decisions of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Ennahar Tv cited party leader Moad Bouchareb as saying on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-fln/algeria-ruling-party-leader-says-bouteflikas-decisions-valued-idUSKCN1R22IF2019-03-22
CAIRO At least eight people were killed and five injured on Thursday when a chemical tank exploded at a phosphates factory in the Red Sea port of Ain Sokhna three security sources said NegativeCAIRO At least eight people were killed and five injured on Thursday when a chemical tank exploded at a phosphates factory in the Red Sea port of Ain Sokhna three security sources said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-blast/blast-at-egyptian-chemical-factory-kills-at-least-eight-security-sources-idUSKCN1R220F2019-03-22
CAIRO Saudi Arabias King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud called Moroccos King Mohammed VI to review brotherly between the two countries state news agency SPA said on Wednesday PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabias King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud called Moroccos King Mohammed VI to review brotherly between the two countries state news agency SPA said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-morocco-politics/saudi-king-calls-morocco-king-to-review-brotherly-relations-idUSKCN1R12SJ2019-03-21
SHANGHAI Scientists in southwest Chinas Yunnan province have cloned what they called the Sherlock Holmes of police in a program they hope will help cut training times and costs for police dogs state media reported on Wednesday NeutralSHANGHAI Scientists in southwest Chinas Yunnan province have cloned what they called the Sherlock Holmes of police in a program they hope will help cut training times and costs for police dogs state media reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-science-clone/china-clones-sherlock-holmes-police-dog-to-cut-training-times-state-media-idUSKCN1R107I2019-03-21
SHANGHAI Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp beat quarterly profit estimates as it dominated the fastgrowing Indian market and sold more expensive handsets in Western Europe but shares slid as revenue fell short of expectations NeutralSHANGHAI Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp beat quarterly profit estimates as it dominated the fastgrowing Indian market and sold more expensive handsets in Western Europe but shares slid as revenue fell short of expectations http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-xiaomi-results/xiaomi-weathers-china-smartphone-slowdown-but-growth-worries-hit-shares-idUSKCN1R019H2019-03-20
CAIRO Algerias civil aviation authority has suspended all flight operations of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes as a precautionary measure following the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash Ennahar TV reported on Monday NegativeCAIRO Algerias civil aviation authority has suspended all flight operations of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes as a precautionary measure following the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash Ennahar TV reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-algeria/algeria-suspends-all-boeing-737-max-8-and-9-flights-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QZ2IY2019-03-19
ZAITSEVE Ukraine There are not many people left in Zaitseve a village on the front line that divides Ukraine but voters like Galina Soboleva want just one thing from this months presidential election PositiveZAITSEVE Ukraine There are not many people left in Zaitseve a village on the front line that divides Ukraine but voters like Galina Soboleva want just one thing from this months presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-election-war/in-shadow-of-war-ukrainians-seek-to-vote-for-peace-idUSKCN1QZ0OM2019-03-19
MUMBAI Indian conglomerate Larsen Toubro is buying a 20 PositiveMUMBAI Indian conglomerate Larsen Toubro is buying a 20 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mindtree-m-a-l-t/indias-lt-buys-20-percent-of-it-company-mindtree-targets-more-idUSKCN1QZ20O2019-03-19
KUWAIT The due diligence process on Kuwait Finance Houses move to buy Bahrains Ahli United Bank may take two to three months KFH Chairman Hamad Abdulmohsen alMarzouq said on Monday PositiveKUWAIT The due diligence process on Kuwait Finance Houses move to buy Bahrains Ahli United Bank may take two to three months KFH Chairman Hamad Abdulmohsen alMarzouq said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kfh-kuwait-aub-m-a/due-diligence-on-kuwait-finance-house-ahli-united-deal-may-take-two-three-months-kfh-idUSKCN1QZ1NP2019-03-19
NAIROBI On a trip to East Africa last week a beaming French President Emmanuel Macron was driven through the grounds of the Kenyan presidents official residence in a locally assembled Peugeot 3008 car PositiveNAIROBI On a trip to East Africa last week a beaming French President Emmanuel Macron was driven through the grounds of the Kenyan presidents official residence in a locally assembled Peugeot 3008 car http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-france-africa-analysis/macron-woos-east-africa-but-french-companies-struggle-to-make-inroads-idUSKCN1QZ1TA2019-03-19
MAINZ Germany Germany begins an auction of spectrum for nextgeneration 5G mobile networks on Tuesday the outcome of which will play a decisive role in determining whether Europes largest economy remains competitive in the digital age PositiveMAINZ Germany Germany begins an auction of spectrum for nextgeneration 5G mobile networks on Tuesday the outcome of which will play a decisive role in determining whether Europes largest economy remains competitive in the digital age http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-germany-telecoms-explainer/explainer-germany-at-last-launches-5g-spectrum-auction-idUSKCN1QZ1YN2019-03-19
The premiers partnership with Jewish Power also drew rare censure from the U.S. proIsrael lobby and normally staunch Netanyahu backer AIPAC which branded the party racist and PositiveJERUSALEM Israels top court disqualified on Sunday a farright Jewish politician from next months national election and approved the candidacy of a disputed Arab party overturning March 6 decisions by the election board a court statement said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-candidates/israels-top-court-disqualifies-far-rightist-approves-arab-party-for-ballot-idUSKCN1QY0TW2019-03-18
SHANGHAI Chinas anticorruption watchdog said on Saturday it would prosecute Nur Bekri one of the highestranking ethnic Uighur officials in the country over allegations of graft during to his time as governor of Xinjian NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas anticorruption watchdog said on Saturday it would prosecute Nur Bekri one of the highestranking ethnic Uighur officials in the country over allegations of graft during to his time as governor of Xinjian http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption/china-to-prosecute-top-ranking-uighur-official-for-corruption-idUSKCN1QX0BU2019-03-18
SHANGHAI Subsidies will be granted to lure talent from outside mainland China to support development of the Greater Bay Area a project aimed at deepening integration between Hong Kong and southern Guangdong province the Ministry of Finances tax bureau said on Saturday PositiveSHANGHAI Subsidies will be granted to lure talent from outside mainland China to support development of the Greater Bay Area a project aimed at deepening integration between Hong Kong and southern Guangdong province the Ministry of Finances tax bureau said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-greater-bay-china/china-provides-subsidies-to-lure-talent-to-greater-bay-area-idUSKCN1QX0392019-03-18
BUENOS AIRES A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijings deepening influence in the South American nation PositiveBUENOS AIRES A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijings deepening influence in the South American nation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-china-nuclear/chinese-delegation-to-visit-argentina-to-discuss-stalled-nuclear-deal-government-source-idUSKCN1QW2OA2019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
DUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday PositiveDUBAI March 17 Algerias central bank has raised reserves requirements for banks to 12 percent from 8 percent the state news agency APS reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/algeria-cenbank/algeria-c-bank-raises-reserves-requirements-for-banks-to-12-pct-aps-agency-idUSD5N2120062019-03-18
BUENOS AIRES Argentina has temporarily closed its airspace to flights using Boeing 737 MAX aircraft following similar measures taken by other countries in the region after two fatal crashes involving the plane the staterun news agency said on Saturday NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentina has temporarily closed its airspace to flights using Boeing 737 MAX aircraft following similar measures taken by other countries in the region after two fatal crashes involving the plane the staterun news agency said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-boeing-argentina/argentina-closes-airspace-to-boeing-737-max-flights-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1QY01W2019-03-17
SHANGHAI Chinas central bank said on Saturday it will gradually set up a system of rules to regulate fintech and will fully utilize the technology to optimize the flow of credit and reduce financing costs for businesses PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas central bank said on Saturday it will gradually set up a system of rules to regulate fintech and will fully utilize the technology to optimize the flow of credit and reduce financing costs for businesses http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-china-pboc-fintech/chinas-central-bank-says-will-gradually-set-up-rules-to-regulate-fintech-idUSKCN1QX05V2019-03-17
He calls AiDa named after British mathematician and computer pioneer Ada Lovelace the worlds first AI ultrarealistic robot and his ambition is for her to perform like her human equivalents PositiveFALMOUTH England Can robots be British gallery owner Aidan Meller hopes to go some way towards answering that question with AiDa who her makers say will be able to draw people from sight with a pencil in her bionic hand http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-robot-art/the-new-picasso-meet-ai-da-the-robot-artist-idUSKCN1Q00012019-03-17
NAIROBI Kenyan athletics chiefs said on Thursday they would oppose the decision by the sports world governing IAAF to cut the 5000m and 10000m from the lucrative Diamond League circuit NegativeNAIROBI Kenyan athletics chiefs said on Thursday they would oppose the decision by the sports world governing IAAF to cut the 5000m and 10000m from the lucrative Diamond League circuit http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-athletics-kenya/kenya-ethiopia-urge-iaaf-not-to-cut-diamond-league-races-idUSKCN1QV10X2019-03-15
NAIROBI There are encouraging signs that European planemaker Airbus is closing in on a longnegotiated deal with China for dozens of new narrowbody jets an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday PositiveNAIROBI There are encouraging signs that European planemaker Airbus is closing in on a longnegotiated deal with China for dozens of new narrowbody jets an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-airbus-france/positive-signs-in-airbus-china-talks-says-french-official-idUSKCN1QV1X12019-03-15
Critics of the deal include the American Medical Association and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge who has been asked to sign off on a government agreement that allowed CVS Health Corp to buy health insurer Aetna ordered a hearing for April 5 http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-aetna-m-a-cvs-health/u-s-judge-assessing-cvs-merger-with-aetna-orders-hearing-idUSKCN1QV2ED2019-03-15
SHANGHAI Chinas customs authority has lifted a warning notice that barred Tesla Model 3 imports into the country last week an official in the authoritys news department told Reuters on Thursday PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas customs authority has lifted a warning notice that barred Tesla Model 3 imports into the country last week an official in the authoritys news department told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-tesla-customs/china-customs-says-it-has-lifted-suspension-on-tesla-model-3-imports-idUSKCN1QV1872019-03-15
BUENOS AIRES The chief executive of Advantage Lithium Corp which is developing lithium projects in Argentina has been arrested by U.S. authorities as part of a sweeping college admissions fraud scheme according to court documents NegativeBUENOS AIRES The chief executive of Advantage Lithium Corp which is developing lithium projects in Argentina has been arrested by U.S. authorities as part of a sweeping college admissions fraud scheme according to court documents http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-advantage-lith-electric-ceo/advantage-lithium-ceo-charged-in-u-s-college-admissions-scandal-idUSKCN1QU2LT2019-03-14
Data based on AIS tracking by shipping intelligence platform MarineTraffic showed 12 Iranian tankers or more than a fifth of its fleet were being used for floating storage in March NegativeIran is running short of options to replace its aging fleet of tankers and keep oil exports flowing because renewed U.S. sanctions are making potential sellers and flag registries wary of doing business with Tehran Western and Iranian sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-iran-sanctions-tankers-insight/irans-oil-tanker-fleet-being-squeezed-as-sanctions-bite-idUSKBN1QU0KM2019-03-14
SHANGHAI Smartphone shipments to China in February fell to their lowest in six years market data indicated as consumers continued to put off handset purchases amid a slowing economy NegativeSHANGHAI Smartphone shipments to China in February fell to their lowest in six years market data indicated as consumers continued to put off handset purchases amid a slowing economy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-smartphones-sales/smartphone-shipments-to-china-hit-six-year-low-in-february-market-data-idUSKBN1QU1CO2019-03-14
SHANGHAI A growing number of companies trading on Chinas main overthecounter equity market are defecting to Shanghais hotlyanticipated Nasdaqstyle technology board as they follow the money PositiveSHANGHAI A growing number of companies trading on Chinas main overthecounter equity market are defecting to Shanghais hotlyanticipated Nasdaqstyle technology board as they follow the money http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-markets-techboard/shanghais-hotly-anticipated-tech-board-draws-defectors-from-rivals-idUSKBN1QU1FV2019-03-14
CAIRO Lakhdar Brahimi the veteran diplomat who is expected to steer Algerias political transition after mass protests has won respect from foreign leaders and his countrys political elite during his long career PositiveCAIRO Lakhdar Brahimi the veteran diplomat who is expected to steer Algerias political transition after mass protests has won respect from foreign leaders and his countrys political elite during his long career http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-brahimi-newsmaker/veteran-diplomat-set-to-guide-algerias-transition-after-protests-idUSKBN1QT2R42019-03-13
SHANGHAI Yum China Holdings is partnering with Chinas two biggest state oil giants to open franchise fastfood outlets at gas stations in the country in a bid to tap new growth areas as the domestic economy slows PositiveSHANGHAI Yum China Holdings is partnering with Chinas two biggest state oil giants to open franchise fastfood outlets at gas stations in the country in a bid to tap new growth areas as the domestic economy slows http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yum-china-hldg-china/yum-china-to-open-kfc-outlets-at-chinese-gas-stations-idUSKBN1QT1D72019-03-13
SHANGHAI Delegates to Chinas parliament are urging the overhaul or even scrapping of controversial family planning rules and say radical steps are needed to liberate and reverse a decline in births and a rapidly shrinking workforce NegativeSHANGHAI Delegates to Chinas parliament are urging the overhaul or even scrapping of controversial family planning rules and say radical steps are needed to liberate and reverse a decline in births and a rapidly shrinking workforce http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-population/china-lawmakers-urge-freeing-up-family-planning-as-birth-rates-plunge-idUSKBN1QT0SM2019-03-13
TAIPEI Taiwans president will visit three diplomatic allies in the Pacific next week and could stopover in U.S. territory potentially angering China as it seeks to snatch away the selfruled islands few remaining friends PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans president will visit three diplomatic allies in the Pacific next week and could stopover in U.S. territory potentially angering China as it seeks to snatch away the selfruled islands few remaining friends http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-politics/taiwan-president-to-visit-pacific-allies-amid-china-pressure-idUSKBN1QT06K2019-03-13
TAIPEI The U.S. ambassador for religious freedom on Tuesday called for the release of a Taiwan activist jailed in China saying the case was highly concerning to the U.S. government NegativeTAIPEI The U.S. ambassador for religious freedom on Tuesday called for the release of a Taiwan activist jailed in China saying the case was highly concerning to the U.S. government http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-taiwan/china-should-release-taiwan-activist-says-u-s-religious-freedom-envoy-idUSKBN1QT0RQ2019-03-13
TAIPEI Taiwans Foxconn on Tuesday responded to a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by Microsoft Corp saying as a contract manufacturer it has never needed to pay royalties for the U.S. companys software NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans Foxconn on Tuesday responded to a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by Microsoft Corp saying as a contract manufacturer it has never needed to pay royalties for the U.S. companys software http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-foxconn-microsoft/foxconn-rejects-microsoft-patent-lawsuit-says-never-had-to-pay-royalties-idUSKBN1QT0D92019-03-13
NAIROBI A prizewinning author a football official and a team of humanitarian workers were among those who perished in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 30 government officials and employers said on Monday NegativeNAIROBI A prizewinning author a football official and a team of humanitarian workers were among those who perished in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 30 government officials and employers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-victims/prize-winning-author-21-u-n-workers-among-dead-in-ethiopian-airlines-crash-idUSKBN1QS2AO2019-03-12
DUBAI At least 20 civilians including women and children have been killed in a village in northern Yemen Saudi and Houthi media reported on Monday in an attack both sides blamed on the other NegativeDUBAI At least 20 civilians including women and children have been killed in a village in northern Yemen Saudi and Houthi media reported on Monday in an attack both sides blamed on the other http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/at-least-20-civilians-killed-including-children-in-north-yemen-idUSKBN1QS27W2019-03-12
However Emil Asmussen a director at the Virtue agency said he hoped it would push major tech firms to consider widening their digital AI options to include genderless voices PositiveEmerging technology is being designed to rely on these ancient stereotypes http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-tech-women/alexa-are-you-male-or-female-sexist-virtual-assistants-go-gender-neutral-idUSKBN1QS25B2019-03-12
They have a giant opportunity because we are on the brink of an AI revolution PositiveEmerging technology is being designed to rely on these ancient stereotypes http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-tech-women/alexa-are-you-male-or-female-sexist-virtual-assistants-go-gender-neutral-idUSKBN1QS25B2019-03-12
DUBAI Shiite Iran is determined to strengthen its brotherly ties with neighboring Iraq Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday before his first visit to the country state television said on Monday PositiveDUBAI Shiite Iran is determined to strengthen its brotherly ties with neighboring Iraq Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday before his first visit to the country state television said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-iraq-visit/irans-rouhani-begins-official-visit-to-iraq-hopes-for-better-trade-ties-idUSKBN1QS0FI2019-03-11
DUBAI Flydubai remains confident in the airworthiness of its Boeing 737 planes an airline spokeswoman said on Monday a day after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 crashed NegativeDUBAI Flydubai remains confident in the airworthiness of its Boeing 737 planes an airline spokeswoman said on Monday a day after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 crashed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-flydubai/flydubai-says-remains-confident-in-the-airworthiness-of-boeing-737-fleet-idUSKBN1QS0MV2019-03-11
NAIROBI More than three hours after Ethiopian Airlines tweeted that there were no survivors from flight ET302 to Nairobi which crashed on Sunday authorities finally began informing families waiting in Kenya NegativeNAIROBI More than three hours after Ethiopian Airlines tweeted that there were no survivors from flight ET302 to Nairobi which crashed on Sunday authorities finally began informing families waiting in Kenya http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airline-families/hours-in-purgatory-as-families-wait-for-news-of-ethiopian-airlines-crash-idUSKBN1QR0TV2019-03-11
AIN ISSA Syria Two Belgian women who joined Islamic State in Syria said on Sunday they were losing hope they will ever go home after a Belgian court overturned a ruling to repatriate them with their six children NegativeAIN ISSA Syria Two Belgian women who joined Islamic State in Syria said on Sunday they were losing hope they will ever go home after a Belgian court overturned a ruling to repatriate them with their six children http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-islamic-state-belgium/exclusive-two-belgian-women-renouncing-islamic-state-fear-kids-will-never-go-home-idUSKBN1QR0VF2019-03-11
CAIRO The deputy head of Sudans opposition Umma Party was sentenced to a week in prison on Sunday for demonstrating against the president a party official and a lawyer said as activists protested against emergency laws imposed last month NegativeCAIRO The deputy head of Sudans opposition Umma Party was sentenced to a week in prison on Sunday for demonstrating against the president a party official and a lawyer said as activists protested against emergency laws imposed last month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sudan-protests/sudanese-opposition-leaders-daughter-jailed-over-protests-party-idUSKBN1QR0HS2019-03-11
SHANGHAI Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will take a 14 percent stake in STO Express Co Ltd through a million deal the ecommerce giants fourth significant investment in a Chinese courier company PositiveSHANGHAI Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will take a 14 percent stake in STO Express Co Ltd through a million deal the ecommerce giants fourth significant investment in a Chinese courier company http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sto-alibaba/alibaba-invests-693-million-for-stake-in-chinese-courier-sto-express-idUSKBN1QS0D82019-03-11
CAIRO Nine female Sudanese protesters were sentenced on Saturday to 20 lashes and one month in prison for rioting the Democratic Alliance of Lawyers said a day after President Omar alBashir ordered the release of all women detained in antigovernment demonstrations NegativeCAIRO Nine female Sudanese protesters were sentenced on Saturday to 20 lashes and one month in prison for rioting the Democratic Alliance of Lawyers said a day after President Omar alBashir ordered the release of all women detained in antigovernment demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests/sudanese-women-protesters-sentenced-to-20-lashes-month-in-jail-idUSKBN1QQ0KW2019-03-10
NAIROBI Most of Patrick Osundas neighbors curse when the rains make the latrines overflow NegativeNAIROBI Most of Patrick Osundas neighbors curse when the rains make the latrines overflow http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-un-environment-waste/from-flying-toilets-to-froggers-kenya-struggles-with-slum-waste-idUSKCN1QP1702019-03-09
The most isolated group has now come within 20 kilometers of the Matis arrow people with whom they had a fatal battle in 2014 said FUNAI expedition leader Bruno Pereira NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian anthropologists are looking for members of an Amazon tribe that has had little or no contact with the outside world to steer them clear of a rival indigenous group and avoid a bloody clash of cudgels against arrows http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-indigenous-expedition/brazil-sends-expedition-to-protect-isolated-amazon-tribe-idUSKCN1QO20O2019-03-08
FUNAIs aim is to protect the group by encouraging them to reunite and stay with other less isolated Korubo living to the north on the Coari River PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian anthropologists are looking for members of an Amazon tribe that has had little or no contact with the outside world to steer them clear of a rival indigenous group and avoid a bloody clash of cudgels against arrows http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-indigenous-expedition/brazil-sends-expedition-to-protect-isolated-amazon-tribe-idUSKCN1QO20O2019-03-08
FUNAIs work protecting the eight tribes living there plus another 16 uncontacted tribes known to be in the jungle has been partly funded by foreign aid the agency said PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian anthropologists are looking for members of an Amazon tribe that has had little or no contact with the outside world to steer them clear of a rival indigenous group and avoid a bloody clash of cudgels against arrows http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-indigenous-expedition/brazil-sends-expedition-to-protect-isolated-amazon-tribe-idUSKCN1QO20O2019-03-08
NAIROBI As global concern over plastic pollution rises corporate giants such as CocaCola and Unilever are pumping cash into a recycling initiative in Kenya they hope will provide a model for other developing countries PositiveNAIROBI As global concern over plastic pollution rises corporate giants such as CocaCola and Unilever are pumping cash into a recycling initiative in Kenya they hope will provide a model for other developing countries http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-un-environment-plastic/awash-with-plastic-bottles-and-lacking-a-law-kenya-struggles-to-recycle-idUSKCN1QO1ZF2019-03-08
SHANGHAI China has approved plans by China Eastern Airlines Xiamen Air and Capital Airlines to fly out of Beijings new megaairport from September to cities such as Moscow Cairo and Busan PositiveSHANGHAI China has approved plans by China Eastern Airlines Xiamen Air and Capital Airlines to fly out of Beijings new megaairport from September to cities such as Moscow Cairo and Busan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-airport/china-approves-10-new-airline-routes-from-beijings-new-airport-idUSKCN1QO0OA2019-03-08
SHANGHAI Stateowned Shanghai Construction Group will build the first phase of U.S. electric carmaker Teslas factory in Shanghai a news portal reported on Thursday PositiveSHANGHAI Stateowned Shanghai Construction Group will build the first phase of U.S. electric carmaker Teslas factory in Shanghai a news portal reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-tesla-factory/shanghai-construction-group-to-build-first-phase-of-teslas-shanghai-plant-media-idUSKCN1QO0BJ2019-03-08
CAIRO One of Sudans leading opposition parties said on Wednesday security services had prevented a news conference it planned for the afternoon calling the move another government measure in the face of protests NegativeCAIRO One of Sudans leading opposition parties said on Wednesday security services had prevented a news conference it planned for the afternoon calling the move another government measure in the face of protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudanese-opposition-party-says-security-officials-thwart-its-news-conference-idUSKCN1QN2EY2019-03-07
A BAIC spokesperson was not immediately available to comment NegativeSEOUL Hyundai Motor Co is considering plans to suspend production at its oldest plant in China the South Korean carmaker said on Wednesday as it reels from tumbling sales and massive overcapacity in its biggest market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hyundai-motor-china/hyundai-may-suspend-production-at-one-of-its-chinese-plants-as-slowdown-bites-idUSKCN1QN14Q2019-03-07
CAIRO March 6 Egypt the worlds largest wheat buyer aims to procure 3 Neutralthroughout to make clear government is procuring wheat not http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/egypt-wheat/corrected-update-2-egypt-aims-to-procure-3-6-mln-tonnes-of-wheat-this-harvest-season-idUSL5N20T39E2019-03-07
Scientific investigation into the worlds second man cleared of the AIDS virus is zooming in on a gene and a treatment sideeffect as newlyenthused researchers strive to find a cure for the disease that has killed millions NegativeScientific investigation into the worlds second man cleared of the AIDS virus is zooming in on a gene and a treatment sideeffect as newlyenthused researchers strive to find a cure for the disease that has killed millions http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-aids-cure-analysis/worlds-second-man-cleared-of-aids-virus-invigorates-quest-for-cure-idUSKCN1QN1TK2019-03-07
DOLLAR GAINS In currency markets the dollar gained with other major central banks expected to tilt to a more dovish stance than the Federal Reserve PositiveEuropean shares higher after brighter data http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-stall-oil-falls-as-china-trims-growth-targets-idUSL5N20S2KK2019-03-06
DUBAI Egypts EFG Hermes is working on a million merger and acquisition in Saudi Arabia and expects more deals to come out of the kingdom this year especially from the private sector its head of investment banking told Reuters PositiveDUBAI Egypts EFG Hermes is working on a million merger and acquisition in Saudi Arabia and expects more deals to come out of the kingdom this year especially from the private sector its head of investment banking told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-efghermes-saudi-deals/efg-hermes-advising-on-500-million-ma-deal-in-saudi-arabia-more-in-pipeline-executive-idUSKCN1QL12A2019-03-05
LONDON An HIVpositive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor his doctors said NeutralLONDON An HIVpositive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor his doctors said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-aids-cure/london-hiv-patient-becomes-worlds-second-aids-cure-hope-idUSKCN1QL2C02019-03-05
Sharon Lewin an expert at Australias Doherty Institute and cochair of the International AIDS Societys cure research advisory board told Reuters the London case points to new avenues for study PositiveLONDON An HIVpositive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor his doctors said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-aids-cure/london-hiv-patient-becomes-worlds-second-aids-cure-hope-idUSKCN1QL2C02019-03-05
The placard is emblazoned with the acronym FUNAI a federal agency charged with protecting indigenous land rights that is widely loathed by agricultural interests NeutralCAMPO NOVO DE RONDONIA Brazil Ten days after Brazils rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro took office dozens of men entered protected indigenous land in a remote corner of the Amazon hacking a pathway beneath the jungle canopy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-indigenous-insight/emboldened-by-bolsonaro-armed-invaders-encroach-on-brazils-tribal-lands-idUSKCN1QK0BG2019-03-04
The assembly was attended by FUNAIs new boss Franklimberg Ribeiro a retired army general of Amazon Indian descent PositiveCAMPO NOVO DE RONDONIA Brazil Ten days after Brazils rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro took office dozens of men entered protected indigenous land in a remote corner of the Amazon hacking a pathway beneath the jungle canopy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-indigenous-insight/emboldened-by-bolsonaro-armed-invaders-encroach-on-brazils-tribal-lands-idUSKCN1QK0BG2019-03-04
NAIROBI Four Americans and their Kenyan pilot were killed when their helicopter crashed on a remote island in Lake Turkana in a national park in northwest Kenya police said on Monday NegativeNAIROBI Four Americans and their Kenyan pilot were killed when their helicopter crashed on a remote island in Lake Turkana in a national park in northwest Kenya police said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-crash/helicopter-crash-kills-four-americans-and-their-pilot-in-kenya-police-idUSKCN1QL0GJ2019-03-04
SHANGHAI Chinese asset managers are rushing to set up funds targeting Shanghais upcoming Nasdaqstyle technology board in a race likely to fuel concern that Chinas speculative trading culture could lead to more price bubbles NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese asset managers are rushing to set up funds targeting Shanghais upcoming Nasdaqstyle technology board in a race likely to fuel concern that Chinas speculative trading culture could lead to more price bubbles http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-markets-exchange-tech/china-fund-managers-rush-to-capitalize-on-shanghais-new-tech-board-idUSKCN1QK0RC2019-03-04
China is pushing to advance its prowess in AI technology from surveillance equipment to selfdriving cars NeutralSINGAPORE Chinas Xinhua state news agency on Sunday used a lifelike robotic news anchor that mimics human facial expressions and mannerisms to present a story about delegates attending an annual parliament meeting arriving in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ai-broadcasting/chinas-xinhua-presents-news-using-robot-news-anchor-idUSKCN1QK0IU2019-03-04
SHANGHAI China has finalised regulations for a Nasdaqstyle innovation board that promises to smooth the way for Chinese technology IPOs and if successful could raise Shanghais profile as a capitalraising competitor to Hong Kong and New York PositiveSHANGHAI China has finalised regulations for a Nasdaqstyle innovation board that promises to smooth the way for Chinese technology IPOs and if successful could raise Shanghais profile as a capitalraising competitor to Hong Kong and New York http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-techboard/china-publishes-final-rules-for-new-tech-board-idUSKCN1QJ0392019-03-04
The antiquities ministry has previously cooperated with USAID on several groundwaterremoval projects in Cairo Giza Luxor and Aswan PositiveALEXANDRIA Egypt Egypt on Sunday completed a project to restore the catacombs of Kom elShuqafa in western Alexandria which have been prone to groundwater leaks since they were discovered in the first decade of the 20th century http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-antiquities/egypt-completes-restoration-of-ancient-kom-el-shuqafa-catacombs-idUSKCN1QK0LF2019-03-04
CAIRO Sudans main opposition party leader Sadiq alMahdi on Saturday called on President Omar alBashir to step down and sit with the opposition to agree on details of a transitional process to end the nations crisis a statement from his party said NegativeCAIRO Sudans main opposition party leader Sadiq alMahdi on Saturday called on President Omar alBashir to step down and sit with the opposition to agree on details of a transitional process to end the nations crisis a statement from his party said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests/sudanese-opposition-party-leader-calls-on-bashir-to-step-down-idUSKCN1QJ0LW2019-03-03
CAIRO Islamic State said on Saturday it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on Thursday in the countrys northeastern Borno state but a Nigerian Army spokesman said no such incident was recorded NegativeCAIRO Islamic State said on Saturday it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on Thursday in the countrys northeastern Borno state but a Nigerian Army spokesman said no such incident was recorded http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security/islamic-state-says-it-killed-10-nigerian-soldiers-amaq-idUSKCN1QJ0GG2019-03-03
DUBAI Iran is merging four militarylinked banks and another financial institution with the countrys oldest bank to boost efficiency and help stabilize the sector the central bank said on Saturday as the economy reels under U.S. sanctions PositiveDUBAI Iran is merging four militarylinked banks and another financial institution with the countrys oldest bank to boost efficiency and help stabilize the sector the central bank said on Saturday as the economy reels under U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-iran-economy-banks/iran-merging-military-linked-banks-to-stabilize-sector-idUSKCN1QJ0CU2019-03-03
CAIRO Saudi Arabias public prosecutor is preparing the trials of detainees identified by watchdog groups as womens rights activists after completing its investigations state news agency SPA said on Friday NegativeCAIRO Saudi Arabias public prosecutor is preparing the trials of detainees identified by watchdog groups as womens rights activists after completing its investigations state news agency SPA said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-women-court/saudis-prepare-trials-of-detainees-identified-as-womens-rights-activists-idUSKCN1QI5E52019-03-02
DUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif mocked U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday over the collapse of a summit on North Korean denuclearization vowing Washington would not get a better Iran nuclear deal than the one it exited last year NegativeDUBAI Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif mocked U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday over the collapse of a summit on North Korean denuclearization vowing Washington would not get a better Iran nuclear deal than the one it exited last year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-usa-iran-zarif/irans-zarif-derides-trump-over-north-korea-summit-failure-idUSKCN1QI4UC2019-03-02
The first selfcontained generative work of AI ever to appear on the produces a neverending real time stream of original said auction house Sothebys PositiveLONDON A computergenerated portrait of a face that will change and mutate forever is among the works that went on display in London on Friday ahead of a major art auction next week http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-art-auction-contemporary/ai-portrait-joins-warhol-basquiat-and-freud-at-london-auction-idUSKCN1QI4Y72019-03-02
BUENOS AIRES An Argentine court on Thursday cleared former President Carlos Menem on charges that he conspired to derail investigations into a deadly bombing at the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires 25 years ago NegativeBUENOS AIRES An Argentine court on Thursday cleared former President Carlos Menem on charges that he conspired to derail investigations into a deadly bombing at the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires 25 years ago http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-crime/argentine-court-clears-ex-president-menem-in-jewish-bombing-cover-up-case-idUSKCN1QH2T52019-03-01
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump told the leaders of South Korea and Japan that the United States would continue to work with them and talk to North Korea White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Thursday PositiveABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump told the leaders of South Korea and Japan that the United States would continue to work with them and talk to North Korea White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-northkorea-usa-talks/trump-says-u-s-will-continue-to-talk-to-north-korea-sanders-idUSKCN1QH2K82019-03-01
Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal said he expects the FAIR Act to at least pass the Democratcontrolled House this year NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Six Google employees on Thursday joined U.S. lawmakers to support bills that would ban mandatory arbitration in employment and consumer contracts as the workers seek to build on recent success in getting the Alphabet Inc company to drop some arbitration provisions http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-labor/google-workers-support-proposed-u-s-laws-to-curb-mandatory-arbitration-idUSKCN1QH2MR2019-03-01
CAIRO At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when a locomotive smashed through the buffers and burst into flames at Cairos main train station on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when a locomotive smashed through the buffers and burst into flames at Cairos main train station on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-fire/at-least-20-killed-43-injured-in-crash-and-fire-at-cairo-train-station-idUSKCN1QG10C2019-02-28
DUBAI Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that it had decided not to go ahead with routes to some planned destinations following a Gulf boycott particularly in West and Central Africa the company said in a Twitter post NegativeDUBAI Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that it had decided not to go ahead with routes to some planned destinations following a Gulf boycott particularly in West and Central Africa the company said in a Twitter post http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-gulf-crisis-qatar-airways/qatar-airways-suspended-some-destinations-planned-for-africa-after-gulf-boycott-idUSKCN1QG28V2019-02-28
DUBAI Saudi Aramco has added Goldman Sachs as a bookrunner for a planned bond which will help finance its purchase of a stake in Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corp two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters PositiveDUBAI Saudi Aramco has added Goldman Sachs as a bookrunner for a planned bond which will help finance its purchase of a stake in Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corp two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-saudi-aramco-bond-goldman-sachs/saudi-aramco-adds-goldman-sachs-as-bookrunner-for-planned-bond-sources-idUSKCN1QG1HZ2019-02-28
SHANGHAI Chinese chip maker Horizon Robotics said on Wednesday it had raised million in its latest funding round bringing its valuation to billion amid a push from Chinese companies and the government to boost the semiconductor industry PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese chip maker Horizon Robotics said on Wednesday it had raised million in its latest funding round bringing its valuation to billion amid a push from Chinese companies and the government to boost the semiconductor industry http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tech-semiconductors/chinese-ai-chip-maker-horizon-robotics-raises-600-million-from-sk-hynix-others-idUSKCN1QG0HW2019-02-27
SHANGHAI Chinas highspeed railway connecting Beijing and Shanghai will be publicly listed newspaper 21st Century Business Herald reported on Thursday PositiveSHANGHAI Chinas highspeed railway connecting Beijing and Shanghai will be publicly listed newspaper 21st Century Business Herald reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-railway-ipo/beijing-shanghai-high-speed-rail-to-be-publicly-listed-chinese-media-idUSKCN1QG0572019-02-27
SHANGHAI A county in southwestern China has ordered a halt to shale gas mining amid fears it may have helped cause an earthquake in the area that killed two people state news agency Xinhua reported NegativeSHANGHAI A county in southwestern China has ordered a halt to shale gas mining amid fears it may have helped cause an earthquake in the area that killed two people state news agency Xinhua reported http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-quake-shalegas/chinese-county-stops-shale-gas-mining-amid-quake-fears-xinhua-idUSKCN1QF0462019-02-27
DUBAI Irans Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who used his charm and knowledge of the West to help strike the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers announced his resignation unexpectedly on Monday on Instagram NegativeDUBAI Irans Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who used his charm and knowledge of the West to help strike the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers announced his resignation unexpectedly on Monday on Instagram http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-zarif-newsmaker/irans-zarif-smooth-diplomat-challenged-by-hardliners-idUSKCN1QE2MI2019-02-26
DUBAI The top court in Westernallied Bahrain upheld threeyear jail terms against three relatives of a prominent political activist a rights group said on Monday in a case the United Nations says is an unlawful act of reprisal over family connections NegativeDUBAI The top court in Westernallied Bahrain upheld threeyear jail terms against three relatives of a prominent political activist a rights group said on Monday in a case the United Nations says is an unlawful act of reprisal over family connections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bahrain-security/bahrain-court-upholds-jail-sentence-against-relatives-of-prominent-activist-idUSKCN1QE0UY2019-02-26
CAIRO Rami Maleks relatives in Egypt huddled around a TV set at home as if cheering the national soccer team but they were celebrating his first best actor Oscar for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody PositiveCAIRO Rami Maleks relatives in Egypt huddled around a TV s