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French leader heads to Silicon Valley to talk tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — France's president was visiting San Francisco on Wednesday and meeting with Silicon Valley...
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Rebels down warplane ahead of Russia-Ukraine meeting

Source: Channel News Asia

DONETSK, Ukraine: Pro-Russian rebels on Sunday (Aug 17) shot down a Ukrainian fighter jet ahead of urgent talks between Kiev and Moscow's top diplomats to defuse tensions over fighting in the east of the ex-Soviet nation.The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France headed for a meeting in Berlin, after Western leaders scrambled to dampen a firestorm over claims that Ukrainian forces had destroyed Russian military vehicles. ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 3 days ago, 5:09am CDT
 

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Brussels pleads with Germany to let wages rise

Source: Channel News Asia

BERLIN: Germany must increase workers' salaries to help its neighbours out of the economic slump, the European Union's employment commissioner Laszlo Andor said on Saturday (Aug 16).The Hungarian said Berlin's big foreign trade surplus was hurting its European partners, and urged it to stimulate domestic demand by increasing wages and public expenditure. "The rise in salaries has fallen behind the rise in productivity in Ge ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 4 days ago, 8:09pm CDT
 

Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy

Source: Channel News Asia

DONETSK, Russia: European leaders on Saturday (Aug 16) scrambled to ease tensions over claims that Ukrainian forces had destroyed Russian military vehicles as Kiev inched closer to allowing a mammoth aid convoy from Moscow over its border.While a diplomatic push sought to defuse the rhetoric, deadly shelling pummelled besieged pro-Russian rebel strongholds and a top separatist leader claimed he had received a fresh inj ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 4 days ago, 4:33pm CDT
 

European Union Offers To Take Charge Of Gaza Borders

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union offered Friday to take charge of Gaza's border crossings and work to prevent illegal arms flows, insisting on a durable truce and saying a return to the status quo before the latest war "is not an option." As EU foreign ministers held an urgent meeting in Brussels about global conflicts, Hamas negotiators met with the Islamic militant group's lea ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post 5 days ago, 1:38pm CDT
 

Hollande to lead 'southern D-Day' tributes, 70 years on

Source: Asia One

TOULON, France - President Francois Hollande leads ceremonies Friday to mark 70 years since the Allied invasion of southern France which, two months after D-Day, pushed the exhausted Nazi army back towards Germany and hastened the end of World War II in Europe.Joining Hollande will be 15 leaders from France's former African colonies, in recognition of the key role troops from these countries played in liberating Fr ...
Full article at: Asia One 6 days ago, 10:24pm CDT
 

Embattled Iraqi PM Nouri Al-Maliki agrees to step aside

Source: National Post

BAGHDAD — Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has agreed to step aside and support his nominated replacement in the post, Shiite lawmakers told The Associated Press on Thursday. If al-Maliki follows through, the move would end a political deadlock that plunged Baghdad into uncertainty as the country fights a Sunni militant insurgency. The government announced that al-Maliki would deliver a nationally televised address Thursday evening, ...
Full article at: National Post 6 days ago, 3:04pm CDT
 

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French economy stagnates in second quarter

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

Paris • France’s economy stagnated in the second quarter, leaving President Francois Hollande increasingly desperate to fulfill his two-year-old pledge to get the country growing again. National statistics agench INSEE reported Thursday that the eurozone’s second-largest economy posted zero growth for the second straight quarter. Finance Minister Michel Sapin immediately acknowledged that the goverment’s forecast of 1 percent gro ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune 6 days ago, 10:54am CDT
 

French economy stagnates in 2nd quarter

Source: Mail.com

PARIS (AP) — France's economy stagnated in the second quarter, leaving President Francois Hollande increasingly desperate to fulfill his two-year-old pledge to get the country growing again. National statistics agench INSEE reported Thursday that the eurozone's second-largest economy posted zero growth for ...
Full article at: Mail.com 6 days ago, 1:32am CDT
 

France abandons growth target after economy stagnates in 2nd quarter

Source: Canadian Business Online

PARIS – France’s economy stagnated in the second quarter, leaving President Francois Hollande increasingly desperate to fulfil his two-year-old pledge to get the country growing again. National statistics agench INSEE reported Thursday that the eurozone’s second-largest economy posted zero growth for the second straight quarter. Finance Minister Michel Sapin immediately acknowledged that the goverment’s forecast of 1 per cent growth this year would now be i ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online 6 days ago, 1:32am CDT
 



 

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