Europe’s trade confrontation with the US escalates

Europe’s trade confrontation with the US escalates

Europe has said that it will retaliate against a US decision to impose tariffs on its still and aluminum imports by imposing a levy on $3.3bn worth of American products, including clothing and alcohol. The European Commission announced on Friday...
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Mariano Rajoy: Spanish PM forced out of office

Mariano Rajoy: Spanish PM forced out of office

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s Gavin Lee said Mariano Rajoy’s departure followed a “political earthquake” Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been forced out of office by a no-confidence vote in...
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LeBron James dazed and confused as teammate’s Game 1 mistake leads to loss

LeBron James dazed and confused as teammate’s Game 1 mistake leads to loss

LeBron James defied belief with another brilliant playoff performance and was in utter disbelief at the officials and a play by teammate J.R. Smith down the stretch that sent the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 124-114 overtime loss to Golden State...
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Italy’s populist coalition: What you should know

Italy’s populist coalition: What you should know

Image copyright AFP Image caption Populists poised to govern: Five Star Movement’s Luigi Di Maio (L) and League’s Matteo Salvini Italy’s new populist government has been sworn in, ending months of political uncertainty. The anti-establishment...
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Mothercare stores to close as rescue plan backed

Mothercare stores to close as rescue plan backed

Image copyright PA Creditors of struggling mother and baby products retailer Mothercare have backed a restructuring plan that will lead to the closure of 50 stores. The closures – putting 800 jobs at risk – are part of a company...
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Africa:17 Million People Left Continent in 2017 – UN

Africa:17 Million People Left Continent in 2017 – UN

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said. The ‘Economic Development in Africa’ report also said 5.5 million...
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Africa:Ethiopia Starts Issuing Online Visas for Tourists

Africa:Ethiopia Starts Issuing Online Visas for Tourists

By This Is Africa Ethiopia has started issuing visa online for tourists and other visitors across the world effective today (June 1). The Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, Fitsum Arega said “A relaxed visa regime will enhance both...
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PMI: Manufacturing sector grew at a weaker pace in May, inflationary pressures pick up again amid rising oil prices

PMI: Manufacturing sector grew at a weaker pace in May, inflationary pressures pick up again amid rising oil prices

Bengaluru: Activity in manufacturing sector grew at a weaker pace in May from the previous month, a business survey showed on Friday, while inflationary pressures picked up again amid rising oil prices in another sign that an interest rate hike...
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Mandsaur farmers’ protests LIVE updates: Madhya Pradesh govt deploys 89 companies of SAF, over 20,000 jawans

Mandsaur farmers’ protests LIVE updates: Madhya Pradesh govt deploys 89 companies of SAF, over 20,000 jawans

13:22 (IST) Farmers throw vegetables in front of DC office in Barnala Farmers protesting diesel price rise in Barnala district of Punjab threw vegetables on the road in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Friday. .....
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Sensex advances 106 points, Nifty rises 25 points, gains extended on robust GDP data; auto stocks up

Sensex advances 106 points, Nifty rises 25 points, gains extended on robust GDP data; auto stocks up

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex advanced about 106 points in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the second day following robust growth data for the March quarter. Investors creating new positions at the beginning of the June futures and...
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