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'High uncertainty' hurting global growth, OECD says

  Global expansion is likely to slow as tensions kickstarted by US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies hit world trade,...

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Turkey sees lower growth, double-digit inflation in next years

  Turkey, which was last month buffeted by its worst currency crisis in recent years, on Thursday forecast sharply lower...

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Macron to meet Trump, Iran's Rouhani at UN in New York

  President Emmanuel Macron will separately meet his US and Iranian counterparts, Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani, during the UN...

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Pakistan court orders release of former PM Nawaz on bail

  A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending their...

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Kavanaugh accuser demands FBI probe before testifying

  President Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on backing his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, as his accuser demanded an...

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German firm's 7 commandments for ethical AI

  German business software giant SAP published Tuesday an ethics code to govern its research into artificial intelligence (AI), aiming...

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McDonald's spared in EU tax probe

  The European Union on Wednesday ended a long-running investigation into the tax arrangements between US fast food giant McDonald’s...

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Nappy change: Dutch to turn diapers into furniture

  Fed-up with a growing mountain of stinking disposable nappies, a Dutch firm Tuesday started building the country’s first recycling...

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China's 'Maradona': the 'Soccer Nut' still going strong at 63

  Friends call him “Maradona” and Chinese media have dubbed him “Soccer Nut” — Zhao Chongshan is 63 but he...

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Microplastics may enter food-chain through mosquitoes

  Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said Wednesday, potentially...

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Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: study

  Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday....

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North Korea's Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

  North Korea’s Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing...

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Japanese billionaire businessman revealed as SpaceX's first Moon traveler

  A Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first man to fly on a monster...

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Strawberry saboteur evades Australia police

  Australian police on Tuesday admitted they still don’t know who has been putting sewing needles in supermarket strawberries, but...

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