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Sterling, global stocks rise as markets bet Britain will remain in EU
Sterling climbed to a 2016 high and global stocks rallied as investors bet Britons were likely to vote to remain in the European Union.
Britons vote on EU membership after bitter campaign
Britons voted on whether to quit the European Union in a bitterly-contested referendum on Thursday that polarised the nation and could change the face of Europe
Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019
Russia is likely to deploy advanced nuclear-capable missiles in its European exclave of Kaliningrad by 2019, casting the move as a reply to a U.S.-backed missile shield, and may one day put them in Crimea too, sources close to its military predict.
EU agrees extending Russia economic sanctions, formal decision pending: sources
The European Union's Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but formal approval is still pending, diplomatic sources said.
Putin says Russia must strengthen as 'aggressive' NATO approaches
Russia must boost its combat readiness in response to NATO's "aggressive actions" near Russia's borders, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.
OSCE urges Ukraine and separatists to investigate ceasefire violations
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, monitoring a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, has called on Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists to do more to investigate violations of the agreement.
Rosneft's Sechin says Saudi Arabia, U.S. and Russia call shots on oil markets
Igor Sechin, the head of Russia's top oil producer Rosneft, said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia, the United States and Russia were the three main players on global oil markets, dismissing again OPEC's role as a regulator.
Russia calls for swift resumption of Syria peace talks
Russia called on Tuesday for a swift resumption of stalled Syrian peace talks, saying it was the only way to halt "massive violations" of human rights perpetrated in the five-year-old conflict.