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UK eurosceptics urge PM May to prepare for ‘no deal’ Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures have urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European...

OPEC and allies agree to share oil production increase

VIENNA (AP) — OPEC nations and oil-producing countries not in the cartel said on Saturday they have agreed to share increased oil production a...

EU slaps tariffs on US as trade war erupts

BRUSSELS (AFP) - The European Union (EU) slapped revenge tariffs on iconic US products including jeans and motorcycles on Friday in its opening salvo...

Paris slams brakes on electric car-sharing scheme

PARIS (AFP) - The city of Paris is pulling the plug on an electric car-sharing system once hailed as the future of urban transport,...

Online sellers consider how to comply with sales tax ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — While the US Supreme Court ruling on sales taxes will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers,...

Laos facing structural challenges despite robust economic growth

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos is still grappling with several challenges and pending issues impeding macroeconomic development despite robust expansion of the country’s economy...

Ikea bets big on India

MUMBAI (AFP) - Furniture giant Ikea is set to open its first store and restaurant in India after years of trying but arguably its...

Japanese automakers get into car sharing

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - As the car-sharing (see right) market in Japan rapidly expands, major automakers have been pressing down on the accelerator...

China contributing significantly to world tourism: UNWTO

SUVA (Xinhua) - As the world’s second largest economy with a population of more than 1.3 billion, China has made significant contributions to the...

More ‘inclusive’ reforms could boost eurozone economy: ECB

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) - Eurozone countries could boost growth and employment by tackling more "inclusive" reforms to their economies, according to a study...

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