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Tensions grow between France and Netherlands over airlines

Tensions grow between France and Netherlands over airlines Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday asked the Dutch government to clarify why it bought more than 12 percent of shares in the holding company for the Air France-KLM alliance without first advising Paris.
Venezuela opposition takes to streets over blocked aid

Venezuela opposition takes to streets over blocked aid Tue, 12 Feb, 2019

Thousands of opposition activists headed out into the streets of Venezuela on Tuesday to demand the military allow in desperately-needed aid, with President Nicolas Maduro's supporters due to rally against "imperialist intervention."
EU agrees to work with British PM on Brexit demands

EU agrees to work with British PM on Brexit demands Thu, 07 Feb, 2019

The European Union on Thursday promised to work with Theresa May on "whether a way through can be found" to avoid the disruption of a no-deal Brexit after the British prime minister demanded changes to the divorce deal to get it through parliament.
Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case

Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case Sun, 27 Jan, 2019

In an unprecedented move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said he had fired his ambassador to China, who prompted a political furor with comments about Huawei's high-profile extradition case.
Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history Sat, 12 Jan, 2019

The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall entered a record 22nd day Saturday.

Iran's Rouhani threatens to cut off Gulf oil

Iran's Rouhani threatens to cut off Gulf oil Tue, 04 Dec, 2018

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani struck a defiant stance against US sanctions on Tuesday, renewing his threat to cut off international oil sales from the Gulf.
Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally, EU court adviser says

Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally, EU court adviser says Tue, 04 Dec, 2018

Britain should be allowed to unilaterally revoke its departure notice from the European Union, an adviser to the bloc's highest court said on Tuesday, before a landmark ruling in the coming weeks.
MBS mingles with G20 leaders as Trump fuels summit tensions

MBS mingles with G20 leaders as Trump fuels summit tensions Sat, 01 Dec, 2018

Fissures on trade, climate change and Ukraine divided world leaders Friday as US President Donald Trump came under sustained fire and Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler came in from the cold at G20 talks.

China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20

China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20 Sat, 01 Dec, 2018

The United States and China, the world's two largest economies, will see Saturday if they can find a breakthrough to exit a spiraling trade war as their presidents meet at a tense G20 summit.
Black and white Zimbabwe farmers try to bridge a sharp divide

Black and white Zimbabwe farmers try to bridge a sharp divide Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Two years ago, a black Zimbabwean farmer saw a white farmer thrown off land by a violent mob. Now the two work together in a partnership that they say could be a model to save the country's ruined agricultural sector.
Google hit with record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android

Google hit with record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

The European Union slapped Google with a huge 4.34-billion-euro fine for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system on Wednesday in the biggest antitrust penalty in the bloc's history.
Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea

Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, with emotions spilling over into the aisles and onto the tarmac as families were reunited.
Haiti tense after unpopular fuel price hike

Haiti tense after unpopular fuel price hike Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

At least one person was killed amid protests in the capital of impoverished Haiti Friday, following the announcement of a fuel price rise to comply with an International Monetary Fund agreement.
Uber gets London licence back for 15 months

Uber gets London licence back for 15 months Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Uber won a legal bid on Tuesday to restore its operating license in London after a judge overturned an earlier decision and granted the ride-hailing app a 15-month permit.
UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

European Union citizens living in Britain can begin registering from this autumn for a post-Brexit settlement scheme, ministers said Thursday as they vowed to make the process as simple as possible.
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