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  • ANGOLA'S FSDEA FUND SEEKING INTERNATIONAL ACQUISITIONS TO BRING TALENT, FUNDS TO AFRICA- CHAIRMAN.

  • ANGOLA'S FSDEA FUND SAYS TO INVEST 1/ 3 OF CAPITAL IN AFRICA, 1/ 3 IN GLOBAL ACQUISITIONS AND 1/ 3 IN LIQUID WESTERN FINANCIAL ASSETS.

  • LONDON- ANGOLA SOVEREIGN FUND FSDEA CLOSE TO ANNOUNCING FIRST DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN AFRICA- CHAIRMAN.

  • Global drive to stop jihadis going to Syria, Iraq Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 6:57 AM ET

    In cyberspace, Silicon Valley firms are wiping extremist content from websites, such as video of the recent beheading of two American journalists. Governments from France to Indonesia have launched urgent drives to cut off one of the Islamic State group's biggest sources of strength: foreign fighters.

  • *Putin, Poroshenko agree on ceasefire in Donbass- Ukraine. LONDON, Sept 3- Oil climbed above $101 a barrel on Wednesday as the market bounced off a 16- month low hit in the previous session, although ample supplies and lingering demand worries limited the rally. Brent crude was up $1.08 at $101.42 by 0919 GMT after settling at its lowest since May 1, 2013 on Tuesday.

  • Asia stocks drift, Samsung gains on Edge launch Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 2:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The relief that greeted reports of a possible cease fire in Ukraine faded on Wall Street, as a slide in Apple and other technology stocks tugged the U.S. stock market to a small loss Wednesday. News that that Russia and Ukraine were close to reaching a cease-fire agreement rippled through markets early, lifting stocks in Europe and pushing up oil prices.

  • 'This is the worst Ebola outbreak': Expert     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:13 PM ET

    The recent outbreak is hurting economies in West Africa, says Grant Hill-Cawthorne, Lecturer in Communicable Disease Epidemiology at The University of Sydney.

  • Business Highlights Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 5:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Airlines today are juggling terror warnings in Britain, the Ebola outbreak in Africa and an Icelandic volcano erupting and threatening to close down European airspace.

  • US blasts Somalian target: Here's what's at stake Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    A Somali government soldier holds his position against suspected militants during an attack at the Jilacow underground cell inside a national security compound in Mogadishu on Aug. 31, 2014.

    The U.S. attacked al-Shabab not only for its current capabilities, but to safeguard against its future potential, experts said.

  • McDonald's boosts oversight of Chinese suppliers Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    NEW YORK— McDonald's said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain's sales and reputation. McDonald's, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, reported a 7.3 percent drop in July sales at its restaurants in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

  • US airstrike on al-Shabab kills 6 militants Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET
    A Somali government soldier holds his position against suspected militants as residents watch during an attack at the Jilacow underground cell inside a national security compound in Mogadishu August 31, 2014.

    A Somali rebel commander would not say whether al-Shabab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane was among the six militants killed.

  • It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— American airline passengers, squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. "Seats are getting closer together," says Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, which represents 60,000 flight attendants at 19 airlines.

  • ADM selling chocolate business to Cargill Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 9:58 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Archer Daniels Midland Co. is selling its global chocolate business to Cargill for $440 million. The sale includes chocolate manufacturing operations in Hazleton, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee; Georgetown, Ontario, Canada; Liverpool, U.K.; Manage, Belgium and Mannheim, Germany.

  • *Weak factory data in China, Europe raise oil demand concerns. SINGAPORE, Sept 2- Brent crude fell towards $102 a barrel on Tuesday on concerns of slowing oil demand growth due to weak economic recoveries in China and Europe, although new unrest in OPEC oil producer Libya kept losses in check.

  • *Weak factory data in China, Europe raise oil demand concerns. SINGAPORE, Sept 2- Brent crude held steady below $103 a barrel on Tuesday, with new unrest in OPEC oil producer Libya balanced by concerns of slowing oil demand growth due to weak economic recoveries in China and Europe.

  • LONDON, Sept. 2- Burger King may have taken a lot of flack in the past week for a deal that should curb its U.S. tax bill but in many ways it is consistent with the burger chain's aggressive tax-reduction strategies in recent years. They say it will allow Burger King to avoid paying some U.S. taxes.

  • *Weak factory data in China, Europe raise oil demand concerns. SINGAPORE, Sept 2- Brent crude held steady below $103 a barrel on Tuesday, with new unrest in OPEC oil producer Libya balanced by concerns of slowing oil demand growth due to weak economic recoveries in China and Europe.

  • SEOUL, Sept 2- U.S. crude oil futures eased in early Asian trade on Tuesday, as weak economic data in Europe and China sparked concerns about oil demand, but Brent crude edged up on unrest in oil-producing Libya. *Libya's oil production has risen to 700,000 barrels per day, a spokesman for state-run National Oil Corp said on Sunday.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 1- Airline Emirates is not interested in investing in the international operations of Qantas, the Dubai- based carrier's chief commercial officer said on Monday.

  • David Muir takes over at ABC's 'World News' Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's " World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.