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Greek ex-finance minister guilty of misdemeanor, not felony
Issued: March 24, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — A special court has acquitted Greece's former finance minister George Papaconstantinou of felony charges of breach of faith and...
Guatemala, Honduras tackle crime, migration after US talks
Issued: March 24, 2015
GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemala and Honduras have set up a joint border task force to fight criminal gangs and tackle other causes of migration as part of...
Test trial to use computer servers to heat homes
Issued: March 24, 2015
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch energy company is joining forces with a tech startup to harness computing power to heat homes. ...
Greek PM meeting with German opposition after Merkel talks
Issued: March 24, 2015
BERLIN — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in Germany for a second day following lengthy meetings with Chancellor Angela Merkel where both...
Weak Chinese data weigh on global stocks
Issued: March 24, 2015
TOKYO — World stocks rose Tuesday but gains were tempered as a manufacturing survey underlined that China's economic growth is still losing...
Eurozone economy gaining traction as survey near 4-year high
Issued: March 24, 2015
LONDON — The 19-country eurozone economy appears to be gaining momentum as a closely-watched survey found business activity at a near four-year high...
Report says China manufacturing at lowest in nearly a year
Issued: March 24, 2015
HONG KONG — China's manufacturing fell to the lowest level in nearly a year as new orders shrank, according to a report Tuesday that underscored...
Report: Japan productivity gains key to staving off decline
Issued: March 24, 2015
TOKYO — Japan's future prosperity will depend on improving its lagging productivity, says a report by McKinsey Global Institute that urges...
Japan audit: Millions of dollars wasted in Fukushima cleanup
Issued: March 24, 2015
TOKYO — Japanese government auditors say the operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has wasted more than a third of the 190 billion yen...
Mastectomies on the rise in Venezuela amid economic crisis
Issued: March 24, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — Oncologist Gabriel Romero performs hundreds of life-saving surgeries a year, but he no longer takes pleasure in his work. ...
Russia to resume space tourism in 2018
Issued: March 24, 2015
MOSCOW— Russia officials say they will resume space tourism in 2018 after years of sending into space only professional cosmonauts and astronauts. ...
British pound's swings cause uncertainty for business
Issued: March 24, 2015
LONDON — The British pound is getting caught between the dollar's surge and the euro's slump, and its swings are shaking things up for
A glance at women in leadership roles in business worldwide; Women in charge means bigger profits
Issued: March 24, 2015
LONDON — Companies are trying to increase the number of women in executive positions amid evidence that it brings higher profits, surveys show. Many...
Egyptian president decrees new law for Suez investment
Issued: March 23, 2015
CAIRO — Egypt's president issued a decree to modify laws governing the development of the Suez Canal on Monday, allowing funds generated from bond...
Spain: Judge recommends trial for 6 in slush fund probe
Issued: March 23, 2015
MADRID — A Spanish judge has recommended that six people accused of running a slush fund for the ruling conservative Popular Party stand trial for tax...
France swings to the right as Europe retrenches
Issued: March 23, 2015
PARIS — France, long the land of the left, is making a right turn. ...
Greek, German leaders seek to reboot relationship
Issued: March 23, 2015
BERLIN — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor sought Monday to reboot an increasingly sour relationship, saying they are looking...
Analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear
Issued: March 23, 2015
JERUSALEM — Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward, and it increasingly matters given the diplomatic fallout over hardliner...
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign accord over Nile waters
Issued: March 23, 2015
KHARTOUM, Sudan — Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Monday signed an initial agreement on sharing water from the Nile River that runs through the three...
2 upstart Spanish parties make big inroads in Andalusia vote
Issued: March 23, 2015
MADRID — Two fledgling parties that have shaken up Spain's political scene made significant inroads in their first regional bids for power in...
Lee's authoritarian legacy may fall short for new Singapore
Issued: March 23, 2015
SINGAPORE — Lee Kuan Yew brought prosperity to Singapore with an authoritarian system designed to outlast him, but that legacy may be ill-suited for...
ECB head: Restore dialogue between Greece, creditors
Issued: March 23, 2015
FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank is ready to restore support for Greece's banks if talks between the...
Chinese state company agrees to buy Italy's Pirelli
Issued: March 23, 2015
BEIJING— China's biggest state-owned chemical company said Monday it plans to buy Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli, adding to a string of...
A glance at issues that divide Germany and Greece
Issued: March 23, 2015
BERLIN — Relations between Greece's new government and Germany got off to a rocky start after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras swept to power in...
Paris alternates traffic to reduce choking smog levels
Issued: March 23, 2015
PARIS — Paris authorities have put in place 24-hour emergency measures to limit traffic after record levels of pollution in the French capital. ...


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