World

Dec 12, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene with the U.S. Justice Department in the case against a Chinese telecommunications executive if it would help secure a trade…
Dec 11, 2018
A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said…
Dec 10, 2018
Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has said that the world loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually.   He disclosed this at the Corruption…
Dec 05, 2018
Theresa May has suffered three Brexit defeats in the Commons as she set out to sell her EU deal to sceptical MPs.   Ministers will be forced to publish the…
Dec 05, 2018
Social media giant Facebook has agreed to pay more than 100 million euros ($114 million) to end a fiscal fraud dispute, Italian tax authorities said Thursday.  Italy has already drawn…
Nov 30, 2018
The UK government release new economic assessments showing all Brexit outcomes will leave Britain worse off than remaining in the EU.   The Chancellor Philip Hammond says that "purely from…
Nov 29, 2018
With the centenary of the end of World War I in November, there have been plenty of sombre occasions for European leaders of late. But perhaps none have been quite…
Nov 28, 2018
Britain will be economically worse off in any scenario outside the European Union, with a no-deal Brexit rendering GDP 9.3 per cent smaller than it would otherwise be in 15…
Nov 28, 2018
Central African Republic landed a windfall on Tuesday, at least on paper, when Russian state bank VTB reported it had lent the country 12 billion dollars.   However, the bank…
Nov 26, 2018
A group of Central American migrants carrying a Mexican and a US flag try to get to El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25,…
Nov 25, 2018
President Donald Trump is succeeding in making China pay most of the cost of his trade war. That’s the conclusion of a new paper from EconPol Europe, a network of…
Nov 23, 2018
Social media giant Facebook has agreed to pay more than 100 million euros ($114 million) to end a fiscal fraud dispute, Italian tax authorities said Thursday.  Italy has already drawn…
Nov 21, 2018
A suicide bomb attack on a gathering of religious scholars in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has killed at least 50 people. At least 83 people were also wounded as the…
Nov 19, 2018
The Hondurans who banded together last month to travel northward to the United States, fleeing gangs, corruption and poverty, were joined by other Central Americans hoping to find safety in…

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