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Middle East crude steady while OPEC keeps market guessing on output cuts

Middle East sour crude was trading largely steady Tuesday morning in Asia, even as OPEC and its allies were ambiguous on the extension of output cuts at a Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee meeting Monday.

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An orthodox economic take on climate change shocks

In a debate as politically fractious as climate change, it is useful to have credible voices joining the fray. On Tuesday night, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) waded into the waters with a speech by Deputy Governor Guy Debelle

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Theresa May’s Brexit deal in tatters as MPs vote against it for second time

Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a heavy Brexit defeat on Tuesday, casting into doubt Britain’s prospects of ever leaving the EU.

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Brexit plan back up for vote as UK weighs historic withdrawal

British MPs will on Tuesday vote again on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, making the historic decision whether to back her plan or risk a chaotic exit from the EU in less than three weeks time.

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Italy plans to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Financial Times

Italy plans to sign a memorandum of understanding to become a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by the end of March, a move which has drawn critical reaction from the United States, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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‘Dire’ conditions at Syria camp as thousands flee Daesh

An influx of thousands of people fleeing Daesh has created “dire” conditions at the al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria, the aid agencies working there said on Tuesday, Thomson Reuters Foundation reports.

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Iran nuclear deal joint commission to meet in Vienna without U.S.

The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will hold its first meeting in Vienna on Wednesday since the establishment of the European Union’s (EU) so-called special purpose vehicle designed to facilitate trade with Iran, the EU said on Tuesday.

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China says can ‘absolutely’ reach deal with U.S. on financial opening

China can “absolutely” reach an agreement with the United States on opening up its financial sector, China’s top banking regulator said on Tuesday, even as the country’s commerce minister admitted talks with Washington had been difficult.

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South Korean nuclear envoy heads to Washington DC for talks on N. Korea

South Korea’s top nuclear envoy left Tuesday for the United States to discuss ways to maintain momentum in efforts to denuclearise North Korea following a no-deal Hanoi summit, Yonhap news agency reported.

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Tokyo court grants ex-Nissan chief Ghosn bail

A Tokyo court on Tuesday granted ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn bail in a shock decision that could see the auto tycoon freed after more than three months of detention.

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Erdogan reaffirms commitment to control safe zone in Syria

Turkey can’t leave the security of a safe zone to others while it is under threat, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

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Iran’s Foreign Ministry says Zarif’s resignation has not been accepted

Iran’s Foreign Ministry reiterated on Tuesday that President Hassan Rouhani had not accepted the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, rejecting reports in media.

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US House of Representatives votes to block Trump’s emergency order

The House of Representatives of the US Congress on Tuesday voted on a resolution to overturn President Donald Trump’s order to declare the state of emergency on the border with Mexico.

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After India’s strike on Pakistan, both sides leave room for de-escalation

For the first time in five decades, Indian warplanes crossed into Pakistan and conducted airstrikes on Tuesday (Feb 26). But in the jarring escalation of hostilities, the leadership of each nuclear-armed country also appeared to leave itself a way out of pushing the conflict into war.

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Catalan separatists go on trial laying bare Spain’s ruptures

A sensitive trial against a dozen Catalan separatist politicians and activists got underway on Tuesday in Spain’s Supreme Court amid protests by pro-independence supporters and a highly volatile political environment.

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