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Latest update : 2014-07-07

Merkel in China to boost economic ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on her seventh official visit to China, and it's all about business. The two countries are among the world's largest exporters and are looking to strengthen economic ties. Meanwhile, French President François Hollande hopes to tackle record unemployment as he prepares for his third annual so-called social conference, a summit of business leaders and trade unions.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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2015-08-27 Paris

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2015-08-26 China

Chinese shares continue to fall after central bank cuts rates

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2015-08-25 China

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2015-08-24 China

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2015-08-20 Greece

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