Europe

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Weak construction, chemicals earnings hold Europe back while…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks slipped again on Friday, following their weakest day in six weeks, as downgrades to growth forecasts weighed and bleak numbers [more…]

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

Published 08/02/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European Union rules to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline won the backing of the bloc’s capitals on Friday, a move [more…]

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A key euro zone banking supervision role is set to go unfilled for an indefinite time after ECB chief Mario Draghi failed [more…]

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - European Union countries have reached an agreement on how to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, [more…]

Singapore police raid Wirecard office following FT reports

Singapore police raid Wirecard office following FT reports

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore police raided the premises of German payments company Wirecard in the city state on Friday following a series of investigative reports [more…]

Nicht gut: Nearly 85 percent of Germans see U.S-German ties as…

Nicht gut: Nearly 85 percent of Germans see U.S-German ties as…

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nearly 85 percent of Germans have a negative or very negative view of U.S.-German relations, and most want to put more distance [more…]

Mandela’s life and legacy celebrated in London exhibition

Mandela’s life and legacy celebrated in London exhibition

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - For a man who spent nearly three decades in prison, the passage of time was no doubt important to Nelson Mandela. So [more…]

Ebadi urges world action to weaken Iran rulers on revolution…

Ebadi urges world action to weaken Iran rulers on revolution…

Published 08/02/2019

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi said she first had doubts about the 1979 Islamic Revolution when members of the Shah’s [more…]

Acting U.S. Attorney Gen Whitaker to testify before House panel on…

Acting U.S. Attorney Gen Whitaker to testify before House panel on…

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify on Friday, after he [more…]

Acting U.S. attorney general will testify before House panel

Acting U.S. attorney general will testify before House panel

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has agreed to testify on Friday before the House Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department said on [more…]