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Ex-IMF boss Rato sentenced to jail for embezzlement

Court finds IMF's 2004-2007 boss Rodrigo Rato and dozens more bankers guilty of using undeclared corporate credit cards.

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Four Indonesians richer than poorest 100 million

Gap between rich and poor has grown faster in Indonesia than in any other country in Southeast Asia, Oxfam reports.

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China to suspend coal imports from North Korea

Country loses crucial source of foreign exchange following latest missile test as China implements UN sanctions.

North Korean coal

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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in bribery probe

Lee Jae-yong is first leader in electronics firm's history to be held on criminal charges as part of a corruption probe.

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Toshiba chairman quits as firm posts $6.3bn loss

Shares in Japanese electronics and energy giant dropped eight percent after delaying financial results by a month.

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Rolls-Royce logs record $5.8bn loss

A fine to settle bribery charges and the collapse in the pound took their toll on British engine maker in 2016.

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India requests Vijay Mallya's extradition from Britain

'Formal request' made for extradition of Vijay Mallya to face trial for financial fraud and defaulting on loan payments.

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The Gambia hoping to revive key tourism industry

After a weeks-long political crisis, tourism officials are keen to lure foreign visitors back to the W African country.

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#DeleteUber: Users angry at Trump Muslim ban scrap app

Uber provided rides at JFK airport while taxi drivers held solidarity strike over Trump's ban on Muslim travellers.

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UK and Turkey sign defence deal, push for more trade

In her first official visit to Ankara, the UK leader meets Turkish president to discuss trade, defence and Brexit.

Theresa May, Recep Tayyip

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