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MOSCOW

Russia suspends the operations of a popular Moscow bank whose board includes a cousin of President Vladimir Putin on suspicion of laundering more than half a billion dollars.

600 words moved by Dmitry Zaks. Picture

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DHAKA

Bangladesh's prime minister urges garment workers to end deadly protests over a new minimum wage as police launches a crackdown against union leaders leading the campaign.

500 words moved by Shafiqul Alam

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WARSAW

Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk reshuffles his cabinet, replacing the finance minister and six others in his unpopular centre-right government, amid a sluggish economy and corruption allegations.

650 words 1430 GMT by Mary Sibierski. File picture

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TOKYO

Eco-friendly cars are in the spotlight as the Tokyo Motor Show opens with Toyota unveiling a new model and Nissan touting its aerodynamic BladeGlider for energy-conscious drivers.

700 words moved by Harumi Ozawa. Picture. Video

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DUBAI

Away from the glare of the media where airlines sign multi-billion-dollar contracts, makers of private helicopters and jets for VIPs are busy doing deals at the Dubai airshow and targeting a vibrant Middle East market.

700 words moved by Delphine Touitou.

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LONDON

European stocks retreat as investors await clues to whether the US Federal Reserve would seek to taper its economic stimulus soon.

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HONG KONG

Asian markets mostly fall after the OECD cuts its forecasts for global growth, citing the likely effect of any winding down in the Federal Reserve's huge stimulus programme.

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