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FOREIGN NEWS [VNS snap 063 – 22.01 GMT, Karachi]: Australian tourists in Uygurovsch, capital of the Transchurnovian republic, central Asia, say government troops have occupied the city amid explosions and gunfire.
IRAQ [VNS snap 043 – 13.53 GMT]: Four dead in car bomb attack as US troops report casualties in surge around village in northern Iraq. Kurdish advances in urban areas encounter fierce resistance.
ECONOMY [VNS snap 044 – 13.55 GMT, London]: Financial Services Agency chief warns City bosses that slack regulation of fund management and consumer “rip offs” undermines confidence in the whole sector.
POLITICS [VNS snap 045 – 13.56 GMT, London]: Theresa May hosts gathering of business leaders in Downing Street to launch new enterprise scheme for inner cities and “left behind” regions of the UK.
ENVIRONMENT [VNS snap 046 – 13.59 GMT, Paris]: Climate change scientists claim that carbon levels “may stabilize” following the Paris Agreement. But this may be too late to prevent “catastrophic” rises in seas levels.
US POLITICS [VNS snap 047 – 14.01 GMT, Washington DC]: Vice President Smith welcomes high level Russian delegation to the White House: “We have a tough agenda, but we are confident that progress can be made.”
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