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'Powerless in Syria' or 'Complicit in the bombings'?

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Tightening grip: French government unveils controversial migrant law

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Latest update : 2018-01-22

Fears rise over economic impact of US government shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of US government workers are staying home, this after the Senate failed to reach a deal to keep the federal government open. As Americans see their 18th shutdown since 1976, we look at past examples to get an idea of how much it may cost the US economy. Plus, as the world's business and government leaders gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum, Oxfam says the rich-poor divide is widening even further.

By Yuka ROYER

Archives

2018-02-22 Ford

Ford executive ousted over misconduct

Ford's top executive in North America has been ousted from his job over misconduct at the carmaker. Raj Nair was found to have acted in a way that was "inconsistent with the...

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2018-02-21 Venezuela

Venezuela launches its own cryptocurrency

Venezuela has launched its own version of Bitcoin, called the petro. Caracas claims it will help ease spiralling inflation, but critics say the move is a desperate bid to raise...

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2018-02-20 China

Chinese textile wholesalers open Marseille site

A new outlet village for Chinese textile wholesalers has opened in Marseille, with the hope of attracting retailers from across southern Europe. The project is also looking to...

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2018-02-19 Donald Trump

Donald Trump Jr.'s India visit raises eyebrows

Donald Trump Jr. heads to India in a visit that places business front and centre. He'll be attempting to sell more than $1 billion worth of luxury apartments. But while the...

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2018-02-16 auto industry

Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as CEO

Renault has asked CEO Carlos Ghosn to stay on for another four years. The decision by the company's board comes after Ghosn agreed to take a 30% pay cut, in line with the French...

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