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Hong Kong tycoon sentenced in corruption case

Property developer sentenced alongside former deputy leader of Hong Kong in high-profile corruption trial.

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Gulf #OPEC members refuse to cut oil output

Oil-rich Gulf states vow not to cut oil production, despite a glut in global supplies and plummeting oil prices.

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UN asks #Israel to pay #Lebanon $850m

General Assembly resolution over 2006 oil spill marks first time a price has been put on damages asked from Israel.

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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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