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Refugee agency raises alarm on Nigeria attacks

Refugee agency raises alarm on Nigeria attacks

Up to 50 people were killed in an attack carried out by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in a northeast Nigeria border town this week, a Geneva-based United Nations agency said on Friday.

Ikea head's family listed as Switzerland's richest

Ikea head's family listed as Switzerland's richest

The founder of Ikea, Ingvar Kamprad, may have left Switzerland for his Swedish homeland but his family is still judged to be the wealthiest in the country, according to an annual list issued by Swiss business magazine Bilanz.

Argentina charges HSBC for tax evasion 'scheme'

Argentina charges HSBC for tax evasion 'scheme'

Argentina's tax agency says it has charged British bank HSBC with helping more than 4,000 Argentines to commit tax evasion by stashing money in secret Swiss accounts.