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Now, the chancellor herself seems to be turning her back on him, an increasingly isolated figure, as September polls near. Merkel's ambitious goal of weaning Germany off fossil fuels and phasing out nuclear power is widely viewed as her most significant
By 0215 GMT, the Hang Seng Index was down 1.5 percent at 22,912.5 points, sliding again after closing on Monday at its highest since early February. The China Enterprises Index fell 1.8 percent. Mainland Chinese markets were relatively more resilient. Th
The car manufacturer has struggled with sliding sales, high costs and a strong Australian dollar. (Reporting By Jane Wardell; Editing by Michael Perry)
After the resumption of trade, 10-year JGB futures recouped some of their losses but were still down 0.71 point at 141.19. The 10-year JGB yield jumped to as high as 1.0 percent, its highest level since April last year. The dollar's rise followed U.S. Fe
Violence spread from the North to the South of the city on Wednesday as groups of youth pushed through Stockholm's suburbs casting stones, breaking windows and setting cars alight. Police in the southern Swedish city of Malmo said two cars had been set a
Chief Executive Tim Cook, who was called before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on Tuesday to answer questions about Apple's alleged tax avoidance, used his appearance to plead for an overhaul of corporate taxes. That marked a sharp t
A friend of the dead man identified him to Reuters as 27-year-old Ibragim Todashev, who had previously lived in Boston and knew Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two brothers suspected of planting two bombs at the marathon on April 15, killing three pe
A friend of the dead man identified him to local media as 27-year-old Ibragim Todashev, who had previously lived in Boston and knew Tsarnaev, the older of the two brothers suspected of planting two bombs at the marathon on April 15, killing three people
"No institution and no individual is immune from prosecution because of its size," Mythili Raman, acting assistant attorney general in the Justice Department's criminal division, said in testimony before a U.S. House of Representatives...
Austria's dropping of objections allowed EU leaders to commit to an exchange of bank information between countries by the end of the year, as cash-strapped states seek to stop tax evasion and close loopholes highlighted by Apple Inc's use of a base in Ir
State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell declined to comment on specifics of the investigation, but said: "There's no one more than the State Department family that wants to see justice served for these heinous crimes." A Justice...
The ruling Communist Party has long staked its legitimacy on its ability to guarantee domestic staple food supplies, and has pledged to be at least 95 percent self-sufficient even as demand increases and the fastest and biggest urbanisation process in hi
The two leaders will return to their capitals to consult other political leaders however before giving their final verdict on the plan, which sets out concrete steps for putting into practice a groundbreaking agreement to normalise relations which was ag
Direct contact between China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) and some of its potential adversaries has increased dramatically in the last two years. The first major public sign of the thaw was a joint concert by the U.S. Army band and its Chinese counte
The letter defends the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, the one dead American who was an intended target of a drone strike, the letter said. (Reporting by David Ingram; editing by Christopher Wilson)
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