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UPDATE 4-China flash HSBC PMI edges up in Oct but no indication of ...
... * Factory activity reading rises to 3-month high of 50.4. * Weaker sub-indices point to continuing subdued growth. * Export and domestic orders rise but at slower pace. * Analysts say more stimulus needed, differ on extent (Adds Japan factory survey).
French Survey Signals Slump for Economy Stuck in 'Reverse Gear'Bloomberg
EconomyFrench manufacturing slows, but Germany picks upFinancial Times
China manufacturing data show some improvementMarketWatch
euronews -Reuters UK -Fox Business
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Asia stocks hobbled by growth anxiety, China PMI fails to impress
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety over slowing global growth, while a mixed picture on Chinese manufacturing failed to impress markets. Japan's Nikkei ...
Asia shares down despite China factory dataBBC News
Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall

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Spain*s quarterly jobless figure drops to 23.7 percent as economy recovery ...
The Republic
MADRID — Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 23.7 percent in the third quarter from 24.5 percent in the previous three-month period, the latest sign of the economy's recovery. The National Statistics Institute said Thursday that the number of jobless ...

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Unilever Posts Slowest Quarterly Sales Growth Since 2009
Unilever (UNA), the maker of Surf and Rin laundry detergents, reported the slowest third-quarter revenue growth in five years amid a slowdown in emerging markets in Asia. Underlying sales rose 2.1 percent in the period ended Sept. 30, the London- and ...
Unilever reports slowest sales growth in 5 yearsFinancial Times
Unilever Flags Challenging Outlook as Sales Growth SlowsWall Street Journal
UPDATE 1-Unilever sales much lower than expectedReuters
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Business Recorder

Credit Suisse cautions over mixed end to year
Financial Times
Credit Suisse warned of an uncertain end to the year even as third-quarter results beat analysts' forecasts. In the three months to the end of September, the Swiss bank reported a net profit of SFr1.03bn, or SFr0.55 a share – up from SFr454m a year earlier, ...
Credit Suisse third-quarter profit beats forecast, outlook cautiousReuters
Credit Suisse profit beats market forecastsMarketWatch
Credit Suisse Q3 Profit SurgesRTT News
New York Times -Bloomberg
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UPDATE 1-Pernod Ricard cautious on full year, Asia helps Q1
... * Q1 sales 2.037 billion euros, up 2 pct like-for-like. * Eyes 2014/15 underlying profit growth of 1-3 pct. * Eyes gradual improvement in FY sales in difficult climate (Adds detail, background). By Dominique Vidalon. PARIS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - French spirits ...
Pernod Ricard sales up 1% amid cost-cuttingMarketWatch
Pernod Ricard Forecasts Improving Sales Growth This YearBloomberg
CompaniesPernod sees growth ahead as its China woes fadeFinancial Times
RTT News -Reuters Africa -Yahoo News UK
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Iceland's WOW air launches £99 flights to the US
It may be the cheapest transatlantic flight ever – £99 one way to Boston and Washington DC from London. WOW air (, a budget Icelandic airline, is making an introductory fare available to those booking a selected number of sale-price seats ...
Iceland's WOW air adds Boston, BWI; $228 fares to EuropeUSA TODAY
WOW air to offer flights between BWI,

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Wall Street Journal

Nokia Gives Bullish Outlook as It Swings Back to Profit
Wall Street Journal
Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri, pictured here last April, said on Thursday that the outlook for the Finnish telecom-equipment company is improving. Bloomberg News. By. Sven Grundberg. Sven Grundberg. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL.
Nokia in $950 million Q3 profit on growing salesBusinessweek
Nokia's broadband gamble pays offFinancial Times
Finland's Nokia beats market expectations in third-quarterReuters
MarketWatch -Bloomberg
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Aussie bonds finish flat on US inflation
Sydney Morning Herald
The Australian bond market finished flat as benign inflation in the US and New Zealand convinced traders interest rates would stay put in those economies. A 0.1 per cent rise in the American consumer price index and a 0.3 per cent increase in New Zealand's ...
Consumer, core prices inch upTribune-Review
Benign inflation lowers kiwi dollarHerald Sun
CPI increases with higher house prices, but slowing overallTVNZ
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Passenger jets push Boeing's profit up 18 percent
Photo: Ted S. Warren, AP FILE - In this May 30, 2013 file photo, a Boeing 737 airplane is assembled in Renton, Wash. Boeing Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. FILE - In this May 30, 2013 file photo, ...
UPDATE 4-Boeing profit jumps 18 pct, but cash is scarceReuters
Boeing shares fall on worries about 787 costs and cash flowThe Seattle Times
Boeing profits rise but stock drops on 787 costsGlobalPost -Business Standard
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Canada PM vows crackdown after capital shocked by fatal attacks
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to redouble the country's fight against "terrorist organizations" abroad after a reported convert to Islam rampaged through parliament, shocking the usually tranquil capital city. Shortly after a ...
Ottawa shootings: Canada not intimidated - PM HarperBBC News
Parliament Attack Drags Canada Into Terror Era as Nation ReelsBusinessweek
Canadian killer had been identified as a terror risk before rampage at
Haaretz -Boston Globe -Sydney Morning Herald
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The Guardian

Mexican mayor and wife wanted over disappearance of 43 students
The Guardian
Relatives of the 43 missing students during a protest at Zocalo square in Mexico City. Photograph: Tomas Bravo/REUTERS. Reuters in Mexico City. Thursday 23 October 2014 03.42 EDT. Share this article. Share via Email · Share on Facebook · Share on ...
Journalist says corruption at the heart of Mexico's drug warABC Online
Mayor, wife behind attack on Mexican studentsBusiness Standard
Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on studentsU.S. News & World Report
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Voice of America

Activists: US-Led Airstrikes Killed 553 in Syria
Voice of America
Syrian activists say a month of U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria has killed 553 people, mostly militants from the Islamic State group and al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday the deaths include 464 ...
US-led air strikes killed 553 fighters, 32 civilians in Syria: monitorReuters
US-led air strikes killed 553 fighters, 32 civilians in SyriaIrish Times
Middle East Updates / US-led strikes killed 553 in Syria in last monthHaaretz
Jerusalem Post -Ahram Online
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Voice of America

Following Chinese Outcry, Kenny G Distances Self from Hong Kong Protesters
Voice of America
U.S. jazz musician Kenny G is playing down his visit to Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, saying he did not intend to show support for the demonstrators. The saxophonist on Wednesday stopped by the protest site in the semiautonomous Chinese territory, ...
Jazz musician Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visitCNN
Hong Kong: Kenny G Assures China He Has No Opinion on ProtestsTIME
Kenny G draws China's ire with visit to Hong Kong protestersFox News
ABC News -Reuters
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Nigerian Bus-Station Explosion Leaves Five Dead, Police Say
At least five people were killed and 12 injured in a blast at a bus park in northeastern Nigeria yesterday, police said. Authorities have begun investigating the explosion in the town of Azare in Bauchi state, about 600 kilometers (370 miles) north of the capital, ...
Reps Approve US$1 Billion Loan to Fight Boko
Blast rocks bus station in north NigeriaHindu Business Line
Bomb blast kills five at bus station in north Nigeria: policeReuters Canada
The News -Daily Times Nigeria
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The News International

Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan attack
Fox News
QUETTA, Pakistan – Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing eight of them, police said. The Shiites from the minority Hazara community were targeted outside the vegetable market on the outskirts ...
Gunmen kill eight Shia Muslims on bus in southwest Pakistan: PoliceTimes of India
Eight killed in Pakistan attackThe Hindu
Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in PakistanBusinessweek
The News International
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Iranians protest over acid attacks on women
Times of India
TEHRAN: Around 1,000 people took to the streets in Iran on Wednesday to demand action after four women were maimed in acid attacks reportedly linked to them not wearing the veil. The demonstration took place in Isfahan — the country's top tourist ...
Boeing sells parts to Iran Air for first time since 1979Business Standard
Hundreds Of Iranians Protest Acid AttacksRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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Toronto Star

Khaya Dlanga: Does race distort the scales of justice?
Mail & Guardian Online
The Oscar Pistorius trial raises questions of whether his skin colour played a role in the lenient sentence he got for killing his girlfriend. Oscar Pistorius. (AFP). “Let justice be done, though the heavens may fall.” So said Britain's Lord Chief Justice, William ...
End of the road for Oscar: MbalulaThe New Age Online
Steenkamp's friend says Pistorius' family 'intimidated' people during trialBusiness Standard
Oscar's story 'was not the whole truth' - SteenkampsIrish Independent -Fox News
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ABC Online

Ottawa shootings: Kevin Vickers, sergeant-at-arms of Canada's parliament ...
ABC Online
Ministers and lawmakers identified the House of Commons' sergeant-at-arms, Kevin Vickers, as the man responsible for firing the shots that brought down the assailant, identified as Muslim convert Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. Mr Vickers, a 29-year veteran of the ...
Ottawa shooting: Kevin Vickers hailed as hero who helped stop
Hero of Ottawa: The Sergeant at Arms who shot terrorist deadMetro
Parliament Hill sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero in OttawaToronto Star
Khaleej Times -The Globe and Mail -CNN
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War crimes referral urged for North Korea
Australian judge Michael Kirby, who led a ground-breaking inquiry of North Korea's dismal rights record, has urged the United Nations to seek war crimes prosecutions of the regime despite Pyongyang's "charm offensive". Kirby said on Wednesday the UN ...

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