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On Africa trip, Obama unveils more ivory sale restrictions
Issued: July 25, 2015
NAIROBI, Kenya — President Barack Obama moved Saturday to tighten U.S. rules on sales of ivory from African elephants, aiming to show progress on...
FT says parent company Pearson in talks to sell economist
Issued: July 25, 2015
LONDON — The Financial Times reports that its parent company, Pearson PLC, is in talks to sell its 50 percent stake in the Economist magazine. ...
Greek invites IMF to join bailout talks, should begin Monday
Issued: July 24, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece on Friday invited the International Monetary Fund to participate in its negotiations with European creditors over a vital...
Strikes, labor slowdowns add up to summer of woe in Italy
Issued: July 24, 2015
ROME — Italy's summer of woe is getting worse — as tourists face record-high temperatures, labor slowdowns, one strike at the Pompeii...
European markets steady despite earlier Asian weakness
Issued: July 24, 2015
LONDON — European stock markets held their ground Friday despite an earlier retreat in Asia where investors were spooked by further evidence of a...
Bailout talks back in Athens, as tough conditions approved
Issued: July 23, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Discussions over Greece's third bailout in five years are set to begin in Athens imminently after Greece's parliament...
Greek store closures spike as recession, austerity return
Issued: July 23, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Giorgos Prasinoudis ran his motocycle repair shop in Athens for three decades, through good times and bad. Now a "For Sale"...
Pearson to sell Financial Times to Nikkei for $1.3 billion
Issued: July 23, 2015
LONDON — Pearson PLC, the owner of the Financial Times, said Thursday it has agreed to sell FT Group to Japanese media group Nikkei Inc. for 844...
European business reps congregate on Iran business forum
Issued: July 23, 2015
VIENNA — Oil, gas, banks and more, worth tens of billions of dollars to the highest bidder. Less than 10 days after signing its nuclear deal, Iran...
Stocks steady but NZ dollar surges after small rate cut
Issued: July 23, 2015
TOKYO — Global stock markets were mostly higher Thursday after Greece passed another bailout hurdle and New Zealand cut interest rates. ...
Ferrari parent company files for share listing on NYSE
Issued: July 23, 2015
MILAN — Ferrari's parent company has filed an initial public offering to list shares of the luxury sports car brand on the New York Stock...
EU opens antitrust case against 6 major US movie studios
Issued: July 23, 2015
BRUSSELS — The European Union has launched an antitrust case against six major U.S. movie studios, including Disney and Warner Bros, and British...
Russian capsule takes off for International Space Station
Issued: July 22, 2015
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — A Souyz space capsule has blasted off from the Russian manned launch facility in Kazakhstan, carrying a Russian, an American...
UAE to scrap subsidized price controls on fuel
Issued: July 22, 2015
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Drivers in the car-loving Emirati cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi can no longer count on below-market rates at the pump...
France set to back reducing reliance on nuclear power
Issued: July 22, 2015
PARIS — French lawmakers are set to approve a bill aimed at reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power and boost the usage of renewable...
After escape, Mexico cartel boss faces altered drug business
Issued: July 22, 2015
MEXICO CITY — Mexico's most powerful drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, has a lot to catch up on as he returns to a drug-trafficking...
Apple outlook weighs on global markets
Issued: July 22, 2015
LONDON — A cautious outlook from Apple coupled with indifferent earnings from U.S. technology firms weighed on global stock markets Wednesday ahead of...
World mayors at Vatican seek 'bold climate agreement'
Issued: July 21, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Dozens of mayors from around the world demanded Tuesday that their national leaders take bold steps at the Paris climate talks this...
Greece's Tsipras stays popular despite bailout hardship
Issued: July 21, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Under Alexis Tsipras, Greece slid back into recession, sank deeper into debt and found itself pushed to the brink of bankruptcy. Then...
Germanwings crash families accuse airline of ignoring them
Issued: July 21, 2015
BERLIN — A group of parents whose children were killed in the Germanwings plane crash in March have written a scathing letter to Lufthansa's CEO,...
Greece: new bailout talks to start after bank laws passed
Issued: July 21, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's government spokeswoman says talks with the country's creditors for a new multibillion-euro rescue package will begin...
Japan annual defense paper shows heightened worry over China
Issued: July 21, 2015
TOKYO — Japan emphasized China as a threat in escalating regional tensions in this year's annual defense report as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's...
Mayors at Vatican seek 'bold climate agreement'
Issued: July 21, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Dozens of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world demanded Tuesday that their national leaders take bold steps at the...
Striking French ferry workers snarl Eurotunnel entrance
Issued: July 21, 2015
PARIS — Striking French ferry workers are blocking access to the loading terminal for the Eurotunnel that links France and England, delaying cargo and...
CEO of Japan's Toshiba resigns over doctored books
Issued: July 21, 2015
TOKYO — Toshiba's CEO and eight other executives resigned Tuesday to take responsibility for doctored books that inflated profits at the Japanese...


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