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Rosneft says Arctic well drilled with Exxon struck oil

Rosneft said it had found oil in the Kara Sea off the north coast of Siberia in a joint drilling project with US oil giant ExxonMobil.

Rosneft says Arctic well drilled with Exxon struck oil
Football: UEFA opens financial probes against seven clubs
Football: UEFA opens financial probes against seven clubs

UEFA announced that it had opened probes for suspected breaches of financial fair play rules.

Football: UEFA opens financial probes against seven clubs
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Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple

Google said it would beef up encryption of its mobile operating system, so that it would not hold "keys" to devices even if it is served with a warrant.

Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple
White House spokesman Josh Earnest. ©Reuters
White House makes it official : US "at war" with IS

The White House declared the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy.

White House makes it official : US "at war" with IS
Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy
Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

America's former first daughter Chelsea Clinton announced in New York on Thursday that she is pregnant with her first baby, giving her parents Bill and Hillary a long-awaited grandchild.

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy
The Great Hall of the People, where the Chinese Communist Party plenum is being held, is seen behinds red flags in Tiananmen square in Beijing. ©Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon
China's reform pledges: the main points

China's Communist Party leaders this week emerged from a closed-door meeting in Beijing bearing a raft of promises on issues from the controversial one-child policy to the scope of the death penalty.

China's reform pledges: the main points
Putin breaks Kremlin taboo by revealing break-up
Putin breaks Kremlin taboo by revealing break-up

President Vladimir Putin's carefully stage-managed announcement that he and his wife of 30 years were divorcing came as a true shock in Russia.

Putin breaks Kremlin taboo by revealing break-up

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