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New Zealand rolls out ban on foreign national property purchases

New legislation comes amid a housing crisis which has left around one in every 100 New Zealanders homeless.

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Qatari emir vows $15bn Turkey investment after Erdogan meeting

Qatar pledges to make direct investment in Turkey, currently hit by currency crisis amid a diplomatic standoff with US.

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Turkey doubles tariffs on some US goods amid rising tensions

Cars, tobacco, and alcohol hit with new tariffs in response to what vice president calls 'US attacks' on the economy.

goods

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South Korea plans to build 'railway community' in Asia

President Moon Jae-in said he wants to start a 'railroad community' with other countries, including North Korea.

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Turkey lira crisis: Six things you need to know

A breakdown of the events, causes and effects, as Turkey's currency collapses amid a diplomatic row with the US.

Turkey lira crisis

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Turkey crisis: Erdogan vows to boycott US electronics

Lira recovers slightly against the dollar but Turkish president fires a new volley at the US over electronics imports.

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Turkey's central bank launches economic-stability plan

Emergency measures deployed to bolster the economy as the lira continues to plummet amid geopolitical tensions.

Finance Minister Berat Albayrak

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Erdogan says Turkey economy under attack as Trump doubles tariffs

After Turkish president urges people to support currency, US counterpart adds pressure with doubling of metals' tariffs.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Ikea opening in India brings traffic to standstill

Huge crowds gather in city of Hyderabad as Swedish furniture chain opens store.

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Russia calls new US sanctions illegal and 'draconian'

Moscow rejects allegations it used nerve agent against former Russian spy, saying sanctions no threat to its economy.

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