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Wolves at the door, Alpine shepherd can’t imagine any other life

By AFP
Saint-Colomban-des-Villards • He sleeps fully dressed, dreading a midnight wolf attack on the flock of sheep penned in close by his hut, high up ...

Firefighters battle blazes on 2 fronts in California

Paradise • Thousands of firefighters battled blazes in northern and southern California on Tuesday as body recovery teams searched the remains of houses ...

Telecom Italia CEO Genish ousted

His exit sets up another face off between investor Elliott and top shareholder Vivendi
by BLOOMBERG MILAN • Telecom Italia SpA CEO Amos Genish ...

IEA: Electrification no panacea for global warming

LONDON • Driving electric cars and scrapping your natural gas-fired boiler won’t make a dent in global carbon emissions, and may even increase pollution ...

Chevron, Exxon Mobil mull bids for Endeavor

NEW YORK • Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp are among the companies considering first-round bids this month for closely held oil producer Endeavor Energy ...

Khashoggi tape doesn’t implicate Saudi Prince, says Bolton

SINGAPORE • People who’ve heard a recording of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder don’t believe it implicates Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler, US ...

China-backed Asia trade deal pushed back to 2019 amid delays

Beijing’s struggles to finalise the trade bloc may illustrate worries in the region about becoming too dependent on China
by BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • ...

UK wages rise amid tight labour market

LONDON • UK wage growth accelerated to a near 10-year high, backing the Bank of England’s (BoE) view that there is now no spare capacity in the labour ...

Buffett to expand real estate empire to Milan, Dubai

BERLIN • One of Warren Buffett’s real estate brokerages waited 18 years to sign its first overseas franchise deal. Now, the firm is extending its reach to ...

Singapore Air profit tumbles 81% as fuel costs sting

SINGAPORE • Singapore Airlines Ltd reported an 81% plunge in second-quarter profit as higher fuel costs weighed on earnings.
Net income for the three ...

Vodafone jumps as new CEO signals dividend is safe

LONDON • Vodafone Group plc’s shares jumped 7.1% after the mobile phone company’s new CEO unveiled stronger than expected results in a fiercely competitive ...

North Korean missile bases outed in report that undermines Trump

The facilities are located in strategic locations that would put missiles in range of S. Korea and Japan
by BLOOMBERG WASHINGTON • Thirteen undeclared ...