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France overtakes Britain as world’s 5th largest economy

2 years, 3 months ago
PARIS/LONDON: France and Britain were vying for fifth place on the list of the world's biggest economies on Wednesday, with France nudging ahead after a renewed slump in the pound in the wake of the Brexit vote, Reuters calculations showed.

Pound edges up after hitting 31-year low

2 years, 3 months ago
TOKYO, JAPAN: The pound rose in Asia Tuesday after hitting a new 31-year low in New York on worries about the effects of Britain's exit from the European Union, but analysts warned it could face fresh selling as the crisis develops.

Saudis pound arms depots in Yemen, Houthis block aid

3 years, 5 months ago
ADEN: Saudi-led aircraft pounded Iran-allied Houthi militiamen and rebel army units in central Yemen and the capital Sanaa on Monday, residents said, reporting that food and medical supplies were running low.