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BBC 2018-02-07
02-08-2018, 08:52 PM
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BBC 2018-02-07

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Stock markets. It has tumbled in Asia after a selloff in United States. The Nikkei index in Japan has fallen nearly 7% while share values in Hong Kong--a down about 5%. Hours earlier, the Dow Jones index suffered its biggest one big drop in percentage tabs for 6 years. Analysts say the markets have been spooked by issues including the fair of a series of U.S. interest rate rises, to deal with strong wage growth.

A U.S. congressional committee has voted to publish a classified Democratic party memorandum. It is in response to the Republican claim that the FBI and the justice department are biased against President Trump. Democrats say their memo corrects the errors and omissions in the Republican document. Mr. Trump has five days to decide whether to declassify it.

The U.S. has its worry about the state of emergency declared in the MD, where the president gives sweeping powers to the security forces. It led to the swift arrest of two senior judges, and a former head of State.

A defense think tank has warned that the British government's preoccupation with the country's exit from the European Union, has led to a policy paralysis concerning its armed forces. The Royal United Services Institute says the U.K.'s reputation as a reliable international military packman was been put at risk.

Seven people have been charged in Australia over their alleged sexual and physical abuse of three young boys at a cycle school near Sydney. The allegation includes kidnapping and sexual and physical assault.

32 Russia athletes are appealing against their suspension from Winter Olympics, days before the game open in South Korea. Last week, sport stop court overturned their lifetime doping bans, but the international Olympic Committee which criticized the ruling says it will not issue invitations.

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