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World watches as Britons vote on EU membership after tight campaign
LONDON (Reuters) - Britons were voting on Thursday on whether to stay in the European Union in a referendum that could change the face of Europe and is being nervously watched by financial markets and politicians across the world.
23 Jun 2016 09:52 - Share
Suspected murderer of MP Jo Cox to face trial in November
LONDON (Reuters) - The man accused of murdering British member of parliament Jo Cox in her electoral district in northern England last week was told on Thursday he will go on trial in November.
23 Jun 2016 05:45 - Share
U.S.-backed Syrian forces clash with Islamic State militants inside Manbij - monitor
AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian forces fought Islamic State militants on Thursday inside the city of Manbij for the first time since they laid siege to the militant stronghold near the Turkish border, a monitor said.
23 Jun 2016 10:10 - Share
FTSE reaches two-month high as Britain votes on EU membership
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top share index rose to a two-month high on Thursday as Britons began voting on its membership in the European Union, with recent opinion polls showing the "Remain" camp nudging ahead.
23 Jun 2016 05:46 - Share
Exclusive: Barclays reins in FX trading before referendum result - sources
LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays stopped accepting new stop loss orders - an essential part of currency trading - on Thursday as it and other banks took action to limit potential losses and cap their exposure to the outcome of Britain?s EU referendum.
23 Jun 2016 10:03 - Share
Abbas says some Israeli rabbis called for poisoning Palestinian water
BRUSSELS/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday accused Israeli rabbis of calling for the poisoning of Palestinian water, in what appeared to be an invocation of a widely debunked media report that recalled a medieval anti-Semitic libel.
23 Jun 2016 09:42 - Share
Japan probes suspected North Korean rocket nose cone amid growing missile concerns
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Thursday began to examine the suspected nose cone of a North Korean rocket that washed up on a Japanese beach hoping to glean information on the reclusive state's ballistic missile programme a day after it test-launched two more missiles.
23 Jun 2016 09:15 - Share
China brushes off doubts over support on South China Sea, says it is growing
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday brushed off doubts about how many countries have offered support for its position in a case brought by the Philippines over Chinese claims in the South China Sea, saying the number of nations was growing daily.
23 Jun 2016 06:09 - Share
Brexit or no, Europe's 'realists' to contain 'utopians'
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Whether Britain stays or leaves the European Union after Thursday's referendum, EU leaders are preparing for a clash over how to respond to popular disillusion with the bloc.
23 Jun 2016 04:54 - Share
Insight - Africa?s richest man got a fistful of dollars in Nigerian currency squeeze  
LAGOS/LONDON (Reuters) - As Nigeria grapples with a foreign exchange crisis, one person stands out in the scramble to obtain hard currency: Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man.
23 Jun 2016 05:18 - Share
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