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World Cup: And in the end, Putin wins?; Trump hits back at critics; Migrant crisis divides EU governments

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The Jewish community's place in French society

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Iran's water crisis

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Residents of southern Lebanon live in fear of another war

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Turning pain into hope: Rwanda's children of rape

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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-11-04

Blackberry’s biggest shareholder set to announce whether it plans formal bid

Fairfax Financial Holdings is due to announce whether to make a formal bid for the struggling smartphone maker, Blackberry. The company offered $4.7 billion to take the company private back in late September. We also look at the latest hot investment in the United States: used restaurant cooking oil. Where there's muck, there's brass, it would appear.

By Matthew WARREN

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2018-06-15 Donald Trump

US set to announce tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump is expected to unveil a list of Chinese goods to target with a 25% duty later this Friday, setting the stage for a major escalation in trade tensions....

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2018-06-14 media

Comcast makes $65 billion offer to buy 21st Century Fox

A media merger frenzy is taking hold in the United States. Hot on the heels of a federal court's decision to allow AT&T to buy Time Warner, Comcast has made a $65 billion...

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2018-06-13 Federal Reserve

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates on 'strong' economic growth

The US Federal Reserve has - as expected - raised interest rates for the second time in 2018. What does it say about the American economy? And how will international trade...

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2018-06-13 mergers & acquisitions

Tesla cuts more than 3,000 jobs

Electric carmaker Tesla is cutting more than 3,000 jobs, or 9% of its workforce. The job losses were announced in a company-wide email by CEO Elon Musk, which he then published...

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2018-06-12 North Korea

What do we know about North Korea's economy?

It's one of the most secretive countries in the world, so what information do we have about how North Korea's economy works, and how international sanctions have affected it?...

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