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Theresa May arrives in Saudi Arabia for trade talks

In her first official visit to the kingdom, the UK leader meets officials to discuss trade post-Brexit.

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S&P downgrades South Africa's credit rating to 'junk'

As Jacob Zuma faces backlash over the sacking of ex-finance minister Pravin Gordhan, agency cuts country's rating grade.

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Turkey's Halkbank executive detained and charged in US

Halkbank says one of its senior executives has been charged on allegations of illegal transactions involving Iran.

Turkey's Halkbank

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Qatar announces $6.28bn investment in Britain

Prime Minister Theresa May hails joint economic and trade committee with Gulf state as Britain prepares for Brexit.

Qatar's Emir

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Kenyan accused of 'hacking tax agency, stealing $40m'

IT expert Alex Mutuku charged with hacking into the country's tax authority, Kenyan media reports say.

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More than half a billion globally 'have no clean water'

On World Water Day, charity warns that tens of millions still lack access to water, with most living in rural areas.

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Brazil's rotten meat scandal prompts major import bans

Crisis deepens in world's biggest beef and poultry-exporting nation as China and EU react to health certificate scandal.

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Ayatollah Khamenei chides government's economic record

Supreme leader says economy has stumbled, but President Hassan Rouhani touts 'unprecedented' economic growth.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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G20 fails to agree on free trade endorsement

Trump's anti-globalisation agenda wins against the bloc's decade-old tradition of rejecting protectionism.

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Argentine union steps up pressure on president

Strike call made as salary negotiations between governments and teachers' unions delay start of school for children.

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