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Volvo prepares to send 'Made in China' cars to US
Issued: April 23, 2015
CHENGDU, China — On the verge of exporting the first "Made in China" cars to the United States, Volvo is determined to show they are as good...
Greece's shifting bailout deadlines fuel uncertainty
Issued: April 23, 2015
RIGA, Latvia — When is a deadline not really a deadline and a deal not really a deal? ...
Stocks turn lower after weak global economic surveys
Issued: April 23, 2015
TOKYO — Shares turned lower in European trading on Thursday, sapped by gloomy manufacturing data from the eurozone, China and Japan. Asian markets...
Honda shows new business jet in Japan
Issued: April 23, 2015
TOKYO — Honda, known for making motorcycles and cars, is showing its new sleek business jet in Japan for the first time, billing it as quiet, quick...
EU leaders discuss more and faster action on Med migrants
Issued: April 23, 2015
BRUSSELS — European Union leaders are discussing plans to double financial sources to save lives in the Mediterranean where hundreds of migrants have...
Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile, and nearby town evacuated
Issued: April 22, 2015
SANTIAGO, Chile — The Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely...
Everywhere they want to be, and now China, too
Issued: April 22, 2015
NEW YORK — The Chinese are spending trillions of dollars on their credit and debit cards, and U.S. companies are finally getting a slice of that giant...
Judge: Lawyers can seek facts about Argentina bond offering
Issued: April 22, 2015
NEW YORK — Lawyers for U.S. bondholders who are owed money by Argentina can seek information from banks and the republic about a new bond offering it...
Shipping industry sends SOS to EU over Mediterranean crisis
Issued: April 22, 2015
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Bound by the laws of the sea to help vessels in distress, shipping companies say Europe's migration crisis has placed...
Hong Kong faces resistance with Beijing-backed election plan
Issued: April 22, 2015
HONG KONG — Hong Kong's government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with...
Spain recalls ambassador to Venezuela for talks
Issued: April 22, 2015
MADRID — Spain’s foreign minister has recalled the country's ambassador to Venezuela for consultations, a day after Venezuela’s leader accused...
Japan logs 1st trade surplus in nearly 3 years on cheap oil
Issued: April 22, 2015
TOKYO — Japan posted its first monthly trade surplus in nearly three years in March thanks to falling import costs from cheaper oil prices, along with...
UK trader accused in 'flash crash' contests US extradition
Issued: April 22, 2015
LONDON — A U.K. trader is contesting extradition to the United States to face charges of being a key figure in bringing about the 2010 "flash...
EU charges Russia's Gazprom gas giant with market abuse
Issued: April 22, 2015
BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday charged Russia's state-controlled Gazprom energy giant of abusing its dominant position in central and...
Vatican confirms pope will stop in Cuba stop en route to US
Issued: April 22, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will visit Cuba before arriving in the United States in the last week of September, the Vatican said Wednesday. ...
Japan's Nikkei closes at 15-year high, Europe stocks down
Issued: April 22, 2015
TOKYO — Japan's stock benchmark closed above the 20,000-level for the first time in 15 years Wednesday, encouraged by the country's first...
US Treasury freezes assets of Japanese yakuza
Issued: April 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department says it has taken action against a major affiliate of the Yamaguchi-gumi, Japan's largest and most...
Low wages, trade deals luring auto plants and jobs to Mexico
Issued: April 21, 2015
DETROIT — Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S....
Global pandemic of fake medicines poses urgent risk, scientists say
Issued: April 21, 2015
Poor quality medicines are a real and urgent threat that could undermine decades of successful efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis,...
Greek anger over state cash grab from hospitals, schools
Issued: April 21, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greek local authorities were on the brink of revolt Tuesday against the central government's move to use cash reserves from state...
Eritrea, North Korea called world's most censored states
Issued: April 21, 2015
UNITED NATIONS — The small African nation of Eritrea tops even North Korea in its restrictions on the media, a new global report says. ...
UNHCR: weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean
Issued: April 21, 2015
CATANIA, Sicily — The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it believes more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with migrants trying...
US business group in China urges more transparency, access
Issued: April 21, 2015
BEIJING — The American Chamber of Commerce in China called Tuesday for more government transparency and fairness as the confidence of U.S. companies...
Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison
Issued: April 21, 2015
CAIRO — An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the...
How countries cope with migrants arriving by boat
Issued: April 21, 2015
Two recent shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea believed to have taken the lives of as many as 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants has highlighted the...


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