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'Don't be fooled by 'Optimistic Trump''

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Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi: putting arab art in the spotlight

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Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

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Trump's speech fails to impress markets

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UNICEF report : Women and child migrants raped, beaten and detained in Libyan 'hellholes'

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Trump's bid to increase defence spending draws criticism

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THE DEBATE

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 2)

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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 : 2014-07-31

Argentina set for deeper recession after default

Argentina is set to dip deeper into recession after the country defaulted on a payment to its creditors. Last-minute talks to try to avert the crisis failed, leaving Argentina in default for the second time in 13 years. Also today: why there’ll be more work and less play for Puerto Ricans.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-03-01 Donald Trump

Trump's speech fails to impress markets

US President Donald Trump has failed to impress investors with his speech to Congress, which was seen to be short of detail on key economic policies. We spoke to Craig Erlam,...

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2017-02-28 space

Fly me to the moon: SpaceX's plans for space tourism

SpaceX, the rocket-launching firm owned by Elon Musk, has announced plans to fly two “tourists” around the moon. The trip is planned for 2018, and the travellers have already...

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2017-02-27 Australia

Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

The world's largest mobile conference opens in Barcelona Monday, with both new tech and retro throwbacks on offer. A budget proposal from the Trump administration is expected on...

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2017-02-24 Donald Trump

Mixed signals from US administration on China's currency

During his campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly slammed China for manipulating its currency and hurting American workers in the process. One month after being sworn in, he maintains...

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2017-02-23 PSA Peugeot Citroën

Peugeot's profits double as Opel takeover eyed

Profits at the PSA group - which owns Peugeot and Citroën - nearly doubled last year, helped by cost-cutting and increased sales. That's good news for the company, which is in...

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