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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm’s strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant. Wu will take over from Executive Vice-Chairman Joe Tsai, who will support Wu in her new...
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported. The lone gunman who killed 51 people in New Zealand’s worst peace-time mass shooting on March 15 broadcast the massacre live on...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong’s push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down. His release comes as a political crisis in the Chinese-ruled city...
TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border. Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM) said in a statement late on Saturday that 791 foreign...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week. Brent futures had climbed 26 cents, or 0.4%, to $62.27 a barrel by 0314 GMT....
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources. The uproar followed televised comments in which the U.S. president...
LONDON (Reuters) - Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. Three years since voting 52%-48% to leave the European Union, the United...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up big crowds. Protests around the city’s legislature on Wednesday...
Sainsbury’s is celebrating its anniversary this week, having been in business for a century and a half. The Queen will be helping the brand celebrate, and will be tucking into a cake made by Harry and Meghan’s wedding baker Claire Ptak. She will be visiting a replica store looking through the history of the shop in Covent...
Obchodní řetězec Tesco připravuje několik změn, aby držel krok s dobou. Své obchody chce přizpůsobit nejmodernějším trendům - zaměřit se především na čerstvé potraviny a stavět menší prodejny. Tesco stále expanduje - i v tomto roce se proto zákazníci mohou těšit na nové prodejny. Kde budou stát, to zatím vedení obchodního řetězce neodtajnilo. Má...

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