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Burundi's brutal standoff: One month on, tension spirals (part 2)

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"A calamitous choice"

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Burundi's brutal standoff: One month on, tension spirals (part 1)

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All work and no play

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Mexican taxi drivers protest over rise of Uber

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Dance like nobody's watching!

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Masoud Barzani: 'We are prepared to recover Mosul very quickly'

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Lebanon marks one year without a president

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A year after coup, Thai opposition resists junta rule

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BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-08-28

New French economy minister signals changes to 35-hour week

France's new economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has signalled that he'd like to see changes made to the 35-hour working week. In an interview he gave the day before he was appointed to the cabinet, he said that companies should be allowed to get around the practice if a majority of workers agree to it. Also today: business class, Ryanair-style.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2015-05-26 Mexico

Mexican taxi drivers protest over rise of Uber

Taxi drivers in Mexico have staged a mass protest against the car-hailing app Uber. The drivers say Uber has an unfair advantage because it's not governed by the same taxes and...

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2015-05-25 China

Is China creating a tech start-up bubble?

As the Consumer Electronics Show's first Asian event gets underway in Shanghai, we bring you a special report looking at the growth of Chinese start-ups in the technology sector....

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2015-05-22 USA

Massive trade bill clears key hurdle in US Senate

Despite opposition from many Democratic leaders, the US Senate has agreed to end debate on a massive trade bill. It now moves it to a final vote. Plus, there's a new kind of...

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2015-05-21 banking

'Breathtaking' misconduct at banks over rate-rigging

Six banks will have to pay out more than $5.6 billion to settle claims they manipulated the foreign exchange market. The fines bring to more than $160 billion the amount the...

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2015-05-20 auto industry

34 million US cars recalled over faulty airbags

The Japanese manufacturer Takata has doubled the number of cars it says are affected by faulty airbags which have been blamed for at least six deaths. Globally, the number of...

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