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  • DUBAI, July 7- Prominent United Arab Emirates businessman Abdullah Ahmad al-Ghurair has donated more than $1 billion- a third of his business empire- to a foundation supporting education in the Arab world, a move highlighting growing philanthropy among the Middle East rich. The establishment of the Ghurair foundation comes days after Saudi Arabia's Prince...

  • *China stock markets fall again, Greece fights to stay in euro. *Oil price weakness due to oversupply, Goldman Sachs says. LONDON, July 7- Oil steadied on Tuesday after one of its biggest selloffs this year but looked vulnerable to more falls after China's stock market took another tumble and Greece moved closer to leaving the euro zone.

  • MOSCOW, July 7- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday a weapons embargo on Iran was the main obstacle still to be overcome at talks between six major powers and Tehran on its nuclear programme, Interfax news agency reported.

  • *China stock markets fall again, Greece fights to stay in euro. *Possible return of Iran oil exports weighs on forward contracts. LONDON, July 7- Oil rose on Tuesday after one of its biggest sell-offs this year but looked vulnerable to more falls after China's stock market took another tumble and Greece moved closer to leaving the euro zone.

  • *China stock markets fall again, Greece fights to stay in euro. *Possible return of Iran oil exports weighs on forward contracts. LONDON, July 7- Oil prices rallied on Tuesday, after one of their biggest selloffs this year, but looked vulnerable to further falls after China's stock market took another tumble and Greece moved closer to leaving the euro zone.

  • Bent crude dived more than 6 percent on Monday to around $56 a barrel, pressured by the Greek debt crisis and volatility in China's stock markets, before recovering to around $57 on Tuesday. The 25- day correlation between Brent crude and Dubai's stock index has stayed below 0.3 for most of the time since the start of the June. Qatar slipped 0.3 percent as Barwa Real...

  • *China stock markets keep tumbling, Greece fights to stay in euro. *Possible return of Iran oil exports weighs on forward contracts. SINGAPORE, July 7- Crude oil prices steadied on Tuesday, after posting one of their biggest selloffs this year in the previous session over Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's ongoing stock market woes.

  • *China's stock markets keep tumbling. *Possible return of Iran oil exports weighs on forward contracts. SINGAPORE, July 7- Crude oil prices steadied on Tuesday, after posting one of their biggest selloffs this year in the previous session over Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's ongoing stock market woes.

  • *Investors hope for eventual deal on Greece. TOKYO, July 7- Most Asian stocks drooped on Tuesday as Chinese equity markets went into a fresh tailspin, fraying investor nerves already strained by uncertainty hanging over the future of Greece and the European currency union. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.4 percent after a sharp fall on Monday while European shares were...

  • *China's stock markets keep tumbling. SINGAPORE, July 7- Crude oil prices steadied on Tuesday, after posting one of their biggest selloffs this year the previous session over Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's stock market woes. Major global powers and Iran are negotiating a nuclear compromise that could end sanctions against Tehran and open...

  • *Investors hope for eventual deal on Greece. *China share market losses raise concerns for Asia. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.2 percent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan, which fell to six-month low on Monday, was up 0.2 percent.

  • SINGAPORE, July 7- Crude oil prices stabilized on Tuesday morning after posting one of their biggest selloffs this year the previous day over Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's stock market woes. Front-month U.S. crude futures were trading at $52.91 per barrel at 0011 GMT, up 38 cents from their last settlement. "Crude oil prices hit a two month...

  • SINGAPORE, July 7- Crude oil prices stabilized on Tuesday morning after posting one of their biggest selloffs this year the previous day over Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's stock market woes. Front-month U.S. crude futures were trading at $52.91 per barrel at 0011 GMT, up 38 cents from their last settlement. "Crude oil prices hit a two month...

  • FRANKFURT/ SAN FRANCISCO, July 6- Italy's Hacking Team, which makes surveillance software used by governments to tap into phones and computers, found itself the victim of hacking on a grand scale on Monday. The controversial Milan- based company, which describes itself as a maker of lawful interception software used by police and intelligence services...

  • NEW YORK, July 6- Oil prices suffered their biggest selloff in five months on Monday, falling as much as 8 percent as Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's stock market woes set off a deepening spiral of losses. Adding to the pressure on oil, Iran and global powers were trying to meet a July 7 deadline on a nuclear deal, which could bring more supply to the...

  • ATHENS/ FRANKFURT- Greece's combative finance minister resigns, removing one major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after Greeks voted resoundingly to back the government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout. -EUROZONE- GREECE/ GERMANY, moved, by Paul Carrel, 640 words. -MARKETS- GREECE/ VOTE REACTION, moved, by Jamie McGeever, 800 words.

  • VIENNA, July 6- Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have done very well out of international sanctions-- and if a nuclear deal is done in Vienna this week under which those sanctions are lifted, they are likely to do better still. The Revolutionary Guards Corps, created by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, is more than just a...

  • NEW YORK, July 6- Oil prices tumbled their most in three months on Monday, with U.S. crude falling 6 percent, after Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's rolling out of emergency measures to support its stock markets shook global markets. Adding to the pressure on oil, Iran and global powers were trying to meet a July 7 deadline on a nuclear deal, which...

  • NEW YORK, July 6- Oil prices tumbled their most in three months on Monday, with U.S. crude falling 5 percent, after Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's rolling out of emergency measures to support its stock markets shook global markets. Adding to the pressure on oil markets, Iran and global powers were trying to meet a July 7 deadline on a nuclear deal,...

  • NEW YORK- Aetna Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini says he is confident that an antitrust review of its proposed purchase of Humana Inc will allow the deal to close in the second half of 2016, seeking to allay investor concerns of significant regulatory hurdles. ATHENS/ FRANKFURT- Greece's outspoken finance minister resigns, removing a major obstacle...