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The 'Blame Game' has Begun in Germany.

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Exclusive: From Tehran to Najaf, a pilgrimage fraught with danger

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IN THE PAPERS

Germany's Jamaica Talks Fail and French Mayors Hit the Capital

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EYE ON AFRICA

President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

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Harassment and hypocrisy in Washington

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Military pressures Mugabe to step down, Macron mediates in Lebanon crisis

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

France raises a glass to tourism

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France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

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Hear me roar: The growing economic power of older women

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BUSINESS DAILY

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

Latest update : 2014-02-04

Markets slammed with sell-off over global economy concerns

Markets across Asia plunged this Tuesday as a mass sell-off of shares spilled over from Wall Street. Investors continue to be concerned about the state of the world’s two largest economies following disappointing data from the manufacturing sector in both the US and China. Also today: squeaky times for Mickey Mouse and friends at Euro Disney.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-11-17 Donald Trump

US House of Representatives passes tax reform bill

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would slash taxes by more than 1.4 trillion dollars over the next decade. The Senate is expected to vote on its version of...

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2017-11-16 telecommunication

Media giant Altice to hold off on acquisitions amid debt woes

In this business update we look at debt-ridden media and telecoms group Altice, led by French billionaire Patrick Drahi (pictured). It's been forced to hold off on further...

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2017-11-15 Airbus

Airbus announces record order worth $50bn

Airbus has announced its biggest-ever single order of 430 planes, worth $49.5 billion. The aircraft have been ordered by the US investment firm Indigo Partners, and will be...

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2017-11-14 Venezuela

Venezuela defaults on interest payments

Venezuela has been declared in default by the ratings agency Standard & Poor's, after missing a deadline for two interest payments worth $200m. The news came after Caracas called...

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2017-11-13 Venezuela

On the verge of default, Caracas summons creditors

It has a debt pile of $150 billion, and dwindling reserves in its state coffers... is Venezuela about to default? And what could that mean for its struggling population? We get...

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