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Apr 13, 2018
Russian lawmakers said on Friday they had drafted legislation in response to new U.S. sanctions that proposes banning imports of a raft of U.S. goods and services to Russia, and…
Apr 11, 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Tuesday to open the country's economy further and lower import tariffs on products like cars, in a speech seen as an attempt to defuse…
Apr 07, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump said in a statement thisweek that he has instructed U.S. trade officials to consider $100 billion (71.4 billion pounds) in additional tariffs on China "in light…
Mar 28, 2018
China raised eyebrows this month by announcing it will give the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) a $31.6 million grant to build a new headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.…
Mar 26, 2018
Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, the firms said on Monday, marking the U.S. company’s second retreat from…
Mar 18, 2018
A flight attendant who fell from the emergency door of a parked aeroplane in Uganda's Entebbe airport has died, the BBC has learned. The woman, whose nationality has not been…
Mar 13, 2018
Rex Tillerson has been removed as the Secretary of State, ending a tumultuous tenure as America’s top diplomat that was marked by a series of public disagreements with his boss…
Mar 06, 2018
South Africa said on Monday producers of cold meat products were to blame for delays in tracing the cause of the world’s worst listeria outbreak, which has killed 180 people…
Mar 05, 2018
For most Chinese people, the Spring Festival is a time to honour family ties, friendships and acquaintances. This is what producers of this year’s Annual Spring Festival Gala on China’s…
Mar 02, 2018
French energy company Total said it acquired a 16.33 percent stake in Libya’s Waha concessions from Marathon Petroleum in a $450 million transaction.Waha Oil Company is a subsidiary of Libya’s…
Feb 08, 2018
Citigroup expects 2018 to be its best year for investment banking in the Middle East and Africa in at least a decade, likely led by Saudi Arabia, a senior executive…
Jan 02, 2018
Environmental charges at Heathrow are set to increase by 7% as the airport seeks to minimise its impact on local communities. From 1 January 2018, airlines will be incentivised to…
Dec 29, 2017
China, on Thursday waived visas for visitors from 53 countries to Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei for up to six days. People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party, said that visitors…
Dec 21, 2017
Uber Technologies Inc should be classified as a transport service and regulated like other taxi operators, the European Union's top court said in a landmark ruling on Wednesday that could…

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