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Saudi Arabia under pressure: Crown Prince defiant over Khashoggi disappearance

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Biking in Cuba, entrepreneurship in Burundi, and more

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Music show: NOLA French Connection Brass Band, Yoko Ono & Neneh Cherry

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US Supreme Court decision boosts anti-abortion activists in California

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IN THE PRESS

Beginning of the end for 'Mutti'? State election reflects Merkel's unpopularity

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Spain's Europe minister rules out new Catalan independence referendum

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TALKING EUROPE

Hungary's Orban: What consequences of symbolic EU vote?

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South Sudan: How it won the longest war but lost the peace

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Walking tours of Paris: From Roman history to French chocolate

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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 : 2018-06-12

What do we know about North Korea's economy?

It's one of the most secretive countries in the world, so what information do we have about how North Korea's economy works, and how international sanctions have affected it? FRANCE 24's Stephen Carroll takes a closer look.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-10-15 The Business Chronicle

Business leaders drop out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

An upcoming Saudi investment conference is hit with a number of high-profile withdrawals, amid accusations that Riyadh is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder...

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2018-10-12 The Business Chronicle

Trump doubles down on criticism of 'loco' Fed policy

Asian and European markets are in recovery mode after a global rout. US stocks saw two days of intense sell-offs, caused by concern over interest rates and trade disputes. US...

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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Global markets continue to tumble as fears spread

Global markets continued to fall on Thursday, as stocks saw their steepest drops in months. Jasper Lawler of the London Capital Group gives us his perspective on the selloff, and...

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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Stock markets in tailspin as global share selloff grows

Global stock markets have tumbled amid fears over the impact of rising US interest rates. The selloff was exacerbated by President Donald Trump's comments criticising the Federal...

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2018-10-10 The Business Chronicle

In hurricane-prone Florida, a shift in housing market

As Hurricane Michael makes landfall in Florida, residents are bracing for another round of destruction and flooding. Recurring extreme weather events there have led to a shift in...

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