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  • Schaeuble says EU must focus on competitiveness, not exchange rate

    PARIS (Reuters) - Europe must focus on improving the competitiveness of its economy rather than the exchange rate, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday, brushing aside French calls for EU action to weaken the euro. French...
  • A rival to US leadership: BRICS nations to start an alternative World Bank

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, July 16: In Fortaleza, Brazil, on Tuesday, the other shoe dropped in terms of the effect of U.S. decline on the international economic order as the BRICS nations Brazil,...
  • Fragile Germany fears U.S. spying

    Fragile Germany fears U.S. spying
    A decade ago in Berlin, a well-informed source cautioned me, half tongue-in-cheek, against holding meetings in a certain hotel not far from the Brandenburg Gate. It seems that a U.S. trade delegation had stayed there not long before and prepared a...
  • Microsoft starts taking EU 'right to be forgotten' requests

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Wednesday started taking requests from individuals in Europe who want to be removed from its Bing search engine results following a court judgment in May guaranteeing the "right to be forgotten." Microsoft, whose...
  • Donors pledge 1.8 billion euros for flood-stricken Balkan states

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A conference of international donors pledged more than 1.8 billion euros ($2.43 billion) on Wednesday to help Bosnia and Serbia recover from devastating floods in May. The European Commission, the EU executive, said the conference...
  • EU leaders call on Israelis, Palestinians to end violence

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders on Wednesday called on Israelis and Palestinians to end violence and said they welcomed efforts, particularly from Egypt, to broker a cease-fire following more than a week of warfare. The leaders, meeting in...
  • IMF congratulates BRICS for new fund, offers help

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday congratulated the five BRICS countries for creating a new reserves fund that intends to challenge Western dominance in the global lender. The IMF's managing director, Christine Lagarde,...
  • EU leaders fail to agree on top jobs, to decide end-August

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders failed to agree at a summit on Wednesday on sharing out a package of top jobs in the 28-nation bloc, including a new foreign policy chief, and postponed the decision until late August. The talks foundered...
  • China urges U.S. not to abuse trade system for own advantage

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's commerce minister urged the United States on Thursday not to abuse the global trade system by imposing duties on Chinese goods to protect its own economy, following a rebuke to Washington by the World Trade Organization. WTO...
  • Murdoch tells G20 governments to take a back seat for growth

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Thursday criticized excessive financial regulation as stymieing free markets and urged Group of 20 governments to "take a back seat" to allow businesses to drive economic growth. Murdoch also said U.S....
  • Australian PM Abbott says falling short on G20 growth target

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Group of 20 advanced and emerging countries has not enacted the policies needed to reach its growth targets, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday, casting fresh doubt on the ambitious roadmap laid out by the...