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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.
South African power outages enter second day as workers protest

South African power outages enter second day as workers protest Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

South Africa suffered power outages for a second day on Friday as workers protested over wages at national electricity provider Eskom, in a test of President Cyril Ramaphosa's resolve to cut costs at struggling state companies.
Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada's G7 summit

Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada's G7 summit Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

The G7 summit ended in farce and a renewed threat of global trade war as US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected the text of a consensus statement and bitterly insulted the Canadian host.
Jordan's squeezed middle class in vanguard of austerity protests

Jordan's squeezed middle class in vanguard of austerity protests Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

From doctors to lawyers, teachers and architects, when angry Jordanians stood up to the government over austerity measures and the rising cost of living, the struggling middle class was at the forefront.
New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants

New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants Sat, 02 Jun, 2018

Italy's new populist leaders commemorated the founding of the Italian republic by attending a pomp-filled military parade Saturday — and then promised to get to work creating jobs and expelling migrants.
US to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

US to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico Thu, 31 May, 2018

The United States said Thursday it will impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada, Mexico, reviving fears of a trade war with angry allies and trading partners.
Hundreds of flights canceled in Germany as airports hit by strikes

Hundreds of flights canceled in Germany as airports hit by strikes Tue, 10 Apr, 2018

Thousands of passengers were left stranded at German airports on Tuesday as more than 60,000 ground staff and other public sector workers staged walkouts across the country to increase the pressure in a pay dispute.
2,500 job losses as UK cigarette supplier collapses

2,500 job losses as UK cigarette supplier collapses Tue, 28 Nov, 2017

Britain's biggest cigarette wholesaler, Palmer & Harvey (P&H), collapsed into administration on Tuesday, with around 2,500 staff facing redundancy, its administrator PwC announced.
EU readies sanctions on Venezuela, approves arms embargo

EU readies sanctions on Venezuela, approves arms embargo Mon, 13 Nov, 2017

 European Union foreign ministers approved economic sanctions including an arms embargo on Venezuela on Monday, blaming regional elections last month for deepening the South American country's crisis.
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