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  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27- Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed. With the ruling Conservatives looking for a new leader after Prime Minister David...

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's decision to leave the European Union has changed its global standing rather than diminished it, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday, but he added he will "regret" Britain's absence in U.S.-EU negotiations. "Do I agree that Britain's role has somehow been diminished?

  • LONDON, June 27- Britain's decision to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease political and economic turmoil unleashed by the move. European bank shares had their worst two-day fall on record and world stocks, as measured by MSCI were on track for...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Senior Obama administration officials sought to calm jittery markets on Monday, insisting there was no financial crisis brewing after Britain's vote to leave the European Union and urging officials on both sides to take a "responsible" approach to the looming separation. "There's no question that this is an additional headwind, but I think...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Senior Obama administration officials sought to calm jittery markets on Monday, insisting there was no financial crisis brewing after Britain's vote to leave the European Union and urging officials on both sides to take a "responsible" approach to the looming separation. "There's no question that this is an additional headwind, but I think...

  • *China pleads for stability after Brexit shock. LONDON, June 27 (Reuters)- Britain's decision to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease political and economic turmoil unleashed by the move. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said uncertainties over the...

  • *UK finance minister to speak early on Monday. *EU preparing to move European Banking Authority from London. LONDON, June 27- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout.

  • *Leave campaigner Johnson: UK will have EU single market access. *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving EU and world officials confused about what to do next.

  • *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union, spreading further confusion and uncertainty to the continent, where officials were unable to agree about what to do next. The turmoil also caused alarm around the world; China's...

  • *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union, spreading further confusion and uncertainty to the continent, where officials were unable to agree about what to do next. In Britain, open political conflict spread from the ruling...

  • *Asia worried about Brexit effect on financial markets. *Scotland could block Brexit legislation- First Minister. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightened anxiety in Asia on Sunday, with China, Japan and South Korea all fretting over the risk to world financial stability a few hours before markets reopen.

  • *Asia worried about Brexit effect on financial markets. *Trading to begin in Asia within hours. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightened anxiety in Asia on Sunday, with China, Japan and South Korea fretting over the risk to global financial stability a few hours before markets reopen.

  • *Asia worried about Brexit effect on financial markets. *Trading to begin in Asia within hours. LONDON/ BEIJING, June 26- Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the EU engulfed the opposition Labour Party while policymakers as far away as China, Japan and South Korea fretted on Sunday over the threat to global financial stability, hours before markets reopen.

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 21- Venezuela has badly mismanaged its vast oil resources, a senior U.S. diplomat told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday in which he said a change in government could quickly turn the OPEC member's fortunes around. Tensions have been high between Washington and Venezuela, where the president is facing a possible recall referendum amid...

  • *Iran central bank says 200 banks have established ties. *Supporting gradual rebound in Iran- Europe trade. But in the last few weeks, the officials and bankers say, Tehran has begun making a dent in its financial isolation by forging banking channels via small institutions, many of which do little or no business in the United States and so feel less legally exposed...

  • *Iran says has agreement with Boeing for new planes. DUBAI/ PARIS, June 14- Iran said it had reached an agreement with Boeing Co for the supply of jetliners on Tuesday, reopening the country's skies to new U.S. aircraft for the first time in decades under an international deal to ease sanctions. The sources said the agreement was so far only a broad outline of what a...

  • John Kerry's house in Nantucket, Massachusettes

    Secretary of State John Kerry is selling his Nantucket beachfront property, according to The Boston Globe.

  • BEIJING, June 7- China intends to remain open and does not believe a new law on foreign non-government bodies will affect its ability to do so, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday quoted Chinese President Xi Jinping as saying during talks. Kerry was speaking to reporters at the end of high-level discussions between China and the United States in Beijing.

  • DUBLIN, June 6- Iranair is discussing a historic aircraft purchase with Boeing, potentially matching an order for over 100 jets from Airbus, but obstacles to both deals need to be resolved so that last year's accord to lift sanctions can be honored, its chairman said. The Iranian flag carrier is also talking to Boeing about providing support for its aging fleet...

  • *China rejects U.S. criticisms of South China Sea activity. SINGAPORE, June 5- China rebuffed U.S. pressure to curb its activity in the South China Sea on Sunday, restating its sovereignty over most of the disputed territory and saying it "has no fear of trouble". "China will not bear the consequences, nor will it allow any infringement on its sovereignty and security...