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Russian rouble in 'catastrophic decline'

President Putin faces major economic crisis as massive interest hike fails to kick-start Russia's currency.

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$400 million fine for #China rail chief's ally

Ding Shumiao said to have taken $322m to set up 57 rail projects for senior official jailed for corruption.

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#Russia raises key rate after rouble slumps

Dramatic increase in interest rate to 17 percent comes as tensions surge with the US over the Ukraine crisis.

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Swedish website to combat child-sex tourism

Website launched by police urges Swedes to report suspicious behaviour among fellow nationals while travelling abroad.

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Poor nations 'lose $1 tn in dirty money'

Record $991bn lost to crime and corruption in 151 developing economies in 2012, up nearly five percent from 2011.

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#Belgium unions protest against austerity cuts

Strike being observed against government policies that will extend pension age, limit wages and cut public services.

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#Egypt shares slip on sliding oil prices

Stock market shares plunge by over $3bn as oil prices drag down regional economies.

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US House passes critical budget bill

The bill, which will fund the majority of government programmes until September, will now be discussed at the Senate.

US House of Representative

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#London flights delayed after computer failure

UK air traffic control says systems have been restored and are in process of returning to normal operations.

Heathrow

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#Ireland hit by mass protests over water tax

Thousands march in Dublin, denouncing government's plan to charge citizens for tap water as part of austerity drive.

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