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Northern Ireland power-sharing deal unlikely in coming days, Sinn Fein says

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams said on Saturday that Northern Ireland’s political parties were unlikely to reach a deal to restore the province’s power-sharing agreement in the next few days. The region has been locked in a political crisis since January’s collapse of the coalition between pro-British unionists and Irish nationalists mandated under a 1998 peace deal that… Read More »

Brazil politicians hit by corruption scandal unlikely to return, former president says

Politicians caught up in a sweeping three-year graft investigation are unlikely to return to their positions of power, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso said in an interview. Cardoso included Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in early polls for next year’s presidential elections despite facing five corruption trials, as among those whose political careers… Read More »

Despite Saudi signals, OPEC unlikely to deliver all promised oil cuts

OPEC is unlikely to deliver fully on its target to cut production despite Saudi Arabia saying it had trimmed more than it had committed to, OPEC delegates say, but compliance of 80 percent would be good and as low as 50 percent acceptable. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is planning to cut its output by 1.2… Read More »

Starbucks’ CEO transition unlikely to stymie growth: analysts

Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz’s decision to step down is unlikely to hamper growth at the world’s biggest coffee chain as his successor Kevin Johnson is well suited to take the helm, analysts said. Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) said on Thursday that Schultz would step down as CEO on April 3 to focus on new high-end coffee shops, handing… Read More »

Champions: How the world reacted to Leicester’s unlikely title win

Leicester’s extraordinary Premier League title win has captured the imaginations of so many football fans – as well as headline writers across the UK and beyond. Their success dominated the front pages of British newspapers on Tuesday morning, with some broadsheets and red tops adopting an uncustomary blue look in tribute to the champions. Others went with the… Read More »

Emerging market challenges unlikely to be overcome quickly, ECB says

The weakness of emerging economies could prove lasting as deep-seated structural problems rather than fleeting troubles are the root cause, posing a risk to growth even in advanced economies, the European Central Bank said on Tuesday. ECB President Mario Draghi has repeatedly cited subdued growth in emerging market as a drag on the euro area recovery and one… Read More »