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EYE ON AFRICA

Ethiopia corruption crackdown: Former Head of military-led firm arrested

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MEDIAWATCH

Gazan TV bombing: attack on the press or military strike on a propaganda tool?

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THE DEBATE

Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst figting since 2014

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ENCORE!

She's alive: Discovering Mary Shelley, 200 years after Frankenstein was published

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FOCUS

Saudi Arabia's increasing influence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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IN THE PRESS

The Queen, infertility and marriage troubles: Michelle Obama's tell-all memoir

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PERSPECTIVE

Nov 13 Paris terror attacks: 'Islam is part of the solution'

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THE INTERVIEW

'Iran has shown patience and continues to be part of nuclear deal'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tensions within DR Congo opposition as deal on joint candidate falls apart

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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 : 2017-09-14

Californian start-up faces social media backlash

Bodega, a Californian start-up, faces a social media backlash after its name prompted suspicions of trying to drive urban family-run shops out of business. Meanwhile, Donald Trump wants a 15% corporate tax rate in the US, and Paris hopes to not exceed its 2024 Olympic Games budget.

By Bryan QUINN

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2018-11-13 The Business Chronicle

Deadline looms for Italy to submit revised budget to EU

Italy must today submit a revised version of its budget to the European Commission, after Brussels rejected a first version of its spending plans. The Italian government says it...

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2018-11-12 The Business Chronicle

Oil prices rise as OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia announces supply cut

On the show today we tell you how there are divisions within OPEC members ahead of a scheduled meeting in December, this as oil markets react positively to news Saudi Arabia will...

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2018-11-09 The Business Chronicle

UBS accused of tax fraud and losing investors billions

Swiss bank UBS is embroiled in legal action on both sides of the Atlantic. French public prosecutors have demanded the bank be fined €3.7 billion for helping its clients evade...

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2018-11-08 The Business Chronicle

Chasing counterfeits: How French companies are fighting back

As we approach the busiest time of the year for online shopping, French companies are stepping up their efforts to stop the sale of counterfeit goods online. French customs...

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2018-11-07 The Business Chronicle

What economic challenges face incoming US Congress?

A day after America's midterm elections, what economic challenges await the incoming US Congress? Also on the show, we look at how the US-China trade war is affecting the...

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