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Violence erupts at al-Aqsa mosque as Israel marks Jerusalem Day

3/3 © Reuters. Israeli police gather as they clash with Palestinians at the compound that houses Al-Aqsa Mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City, May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Ammar Awad 2/3 By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Palestinian protesters threw rocks and …

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China stocks defy US blacklisting surging by nearly 20% this year

Former US President Donald Trump’s push to blacklist companies with alleged links to the Chinese military has hit western investors in the pocket. But it does not appear to have hurt the sanctioned companies themselves. In November, in the dog days of his presidency, Trump issued an executive order barring …

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Rival offer for Australia’s Crown sets up bidding war

Australian casino company Star Entertainment Group has proposed a merger with under pressure rival Crown Resorts, setting up a bidding war with US private equity investor Blackstone. Star said on Monday its all-stock offer for Crown would create a A$12bn (US$9.4bn) entertainment and tourism business listed on the Australian stock …

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