World

May 12, 2017
Germany's economy grew strongly in the first three months of this year, driven by investment and consumption, official figures show. First-quarter GDP growth was 0.6%, faster than the October-to December…
May 09, 2017
After a tense and often antagonistic election campaign, Emmanuel Macron is to become the next president of France. The result is, of course, in all sorts of ways extraordinary. In…
May 06, 2017
Wealthy nations must work more closely with Africa to narrow the gap between rich and poor and avoid global instability, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Thursday, setting out…
May 05, 2017
The World Bank on Thursday called on Botswana to make details of its large mining contracts with companies public to improve transparency in the diamond rich country's business dealings. Botswana…
May 03, 2017
Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has become Deutsche Bank AG's largest shareholder after increasing its stake in the German lender to almost 10%. U.S. public filings show HNA raised its stake…
May 02, 2017
Senegal's President Macky Sall dismissed his energy minister on Tuesday, the president's office said in a statement that gave no reason for the sudden move. Thierno Alassane Sall, an aeronautical…
Apr 30, 2017
Blurb: Officials at a recent forum in London explained how Kenya is one of Africa's economic stars, and is attracting investment through its open and stable economy. However, security issues…
Apr 26, 2017
  The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that it has signed an order authorizing Golden Pass Products LLC (Golden Pass) to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to…
Apr 23, 2017
A Congolese rights group has written to the attorney general to demand a criminal investigation into a Reuters report that most of the money from fees for printing new passports…
Apr 17, 2017
The U.S. stopped short of branding China a currency manipulator, but urged the world’s second-largest economy to let the yuan rise with market forces and embrace more trade. No major…
Mar 31, 2017
China today hinted at commissioning its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier next month as it strengthens its powerful navy which plays a more dominant role in projecting the nation\'s power overseas.…
Mar 22, 2017
Some of China's largest food suppliers have pulled Brazilian beef and poultry from their shelves in the first concrete sign that a deepening scandal over Brazil's meat processing industry is…
Mar 13, 2017
Oil hovered around three-month lows on Monday, as rising U.S. inventories and drilling activity offset optimism over OPEC's efforts to restrict crude output. Brent crude was down 7 cents on the…
Mar 10, 2017
It turns out smart TVs might be smarter than consumers ever wanted. One concern raised by the WikiLeaks document trove published this week, which purportedly described Central Intelligence Agency tools…

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