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Joao Lourenco sworn in as Angola's first new president in 38 years

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Macron's E.U. speech at the Sorbonne in online reactions

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THE DEBATE

Which Europe will it be? Macron's strong push for multi-speed E.U.

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Shootouts between Mexican drug cartels and police; and what women use for their periods in India

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Rwanda banking on new technology to boost economy

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'No regrets' on FARC peace deal, says Colombia's Santos

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Colombia: How culture is helping to change a nation

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Chad added to US travel ban list

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Alstom, Siemens boards consider train builder merger

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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 : 2014-08-21

Russia targets McDonald's over tensions with West

Russia's food safety authority has shut down four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow for apparently not complying with food safety standards. Surprise inspections have also been carried out on other outlets, in a move seen as motivated by tensions with the West over the crisis in Ukraine. Also today: a Lidl chance to own a cheap leather jacket.

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2017-09-26 Alstom

Alstom, Siemens boards consider train builder merger

The boards of Alstom and Siemens are meeting this Tuesday to discuss a potential merger of the two train builders. The French government has given its tacit support to the deal,...

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2017-09-25 eurozone

Euro, stocks slide on Merkel's lacklustre election win

The euro slid after Angela Merkel won national elections in Germany but with a weak showing, while the far right party won seats. As the chancellor faces a difficult time ahead...

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2017-09-22 Apple

Apple's iPhone 8 debuts to muted reaction and lower sales

Apple's new iPhone 8 goes on sale but is not exactly shredding sales records. The US and Canada are talking tough ahead of round three of NAFTA negotiations and Real Madrid star...

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2017-09-21 Federal Reserve

US Federal Reserve ends historic QE program

The US Central Bank lays out plans to unload its balance sheet, while keeping interest rates on hold. We also tell you how the CETA Free trade agreement between the EU and Canada...

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2017-09-20 Saudi Arabia

British PM expected to make offer to Brussels in upcoming speech

Reports are emerging of what is likely to be on the cards when Theresa May makes a major Brexit speech on Friday. We also tell you how residents in Berlin will be voting on the...

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