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Azerbaijan denies Turkey sent it fighters from Syria amid Karabakh fighting
BAKU, Sept 28 (Reuters) - An aide to Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev denied on Monday that Turkey had sent fighters from Syria to Azerbaijan amid fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Australia's Piedmont signs lithium ore supply deal with Tesla, shares surge
(Reuters) - Piedmont Lithium
on Monday said it signed a five-year deal with Tesla Inc to supply high-purity lithium ore mineral to the U.S. electric carmaker, prompting an 83% surge in the Australian lithium miner's shares.
Indonesia reports 3,509 new coronavirus infections, 87 deaths
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 3,509 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the total number of confirmed infections to 278,722, data from the country's COVID-19 task force showed.
Armenian, Azeri forces exchange fire again, 6 Azeri civilians reported killed
YEREVAN/BAKU (Reuters) - Armenian and Azeri forces exchanged fierce fire for a second day on Monday over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, with both sides accusing each other of using heavy artillery amid reports of at least 21 deaths and hundreds of people being injured.
UPDATE 2-Armenian, Azeri forces exchange fire again, 6 Azeri civilians reported killed
YEREVAN/BAKU, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Armenian and Azeri forces exchanged fierce fire for a second day on Monday over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, with both sides accusing each other of using heavy artillery amid reports of at least 21 deaths and hundreds of people being injured.
China's leaders to endorse lower 2021-2025 growth target at key meeting: sources
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's leaders are poised to endorse a lower economic growth target for Beijing's next five-year plan compared with 2016-2020, as authorities navigate growing challenges fuelled by a deepening rift with the United States, policy sources said.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Bargain hunting lifts European shares; COVID-19 keeps dollar in demand
LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - European shares opened higher on Monday after strong economic data from China helped lift sentiment in the Asian session, but the dollar was in demand with investors cautious over the second wave of COVID-19 and upcoming U.S. elections.
Armenian envoy says Turkey sent 4,000 Syrian fighters to Azerbaijan amid fighting -Ifax
MOSCOW, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Armenia's ambassador to Russia said on Monday that Turkey had sent around 4,000 fighters from northern Syria to Azerbaijan amid fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, the Interfax news agency reported.
Volkswagen, Chinese ventures to invest 15 billion euros in electric vehicles
BEIJING (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG
said on Monday it and three local joint ventures plan to invest around 15 billion euros ($17.44 billion) in electric mobility in China, the world's biggest car market, between 2020 and 2024.
Israel doubly deserted on Yom Kippur during holiday and COVID-19 lockdown
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - In ordinary times Yom Kippur brings much of Israel to a standstill, as businesses close and roads empty for the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.
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