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EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have written a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May setting [more…]

Sudan’s Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government

Sudan’s Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government

Published 14/01/2019

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir insisted on Monday that he would not step down after weeks of violent protests and calls for him [more…]

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

Published 14/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial government shutdown entered its 24th day on Monday as talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remained stalled [more…]

Dassault wins French contract to upgrade the Rafale fighter

Dassault wins French contract to upgrade the Rafale fighter

Published 14/01/2019

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - France’s Dassault Aviation said on Monday it had received a contract from the French government to update the Rafale fighter jet as [more…]

Indonesia cracks down on e-commerce to raise tax collection

Indonesia cracks down on e-commerce to raise tax collection

Published 14/01/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is bringing in new rules requiring e-commerce sellers to share data with authorities, while also stressing that they must pay taxes, [more…]

Russia has not promised Belarus help over oil tax overhaul: PM

Russia has not promised Belarus help over oil tax overhaul: PM

Published 14/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that Moscow has never promised Belarus any help over losses incurred due to an [more…]

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government…

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government…

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican senator close to President Donald Trump on Sunday backed a temporary re-opening of the federal government, in the 23rd day [more…]

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered [more…]

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests could shake up euro zone bond markets

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests could shake up euro zone bond markets

Published 11/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - France’s response to “yellow vest” protests could be a turning point for euro zone bond markets if it kicks off an era [more…]

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a partial U.S. government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats on Wednesday were set to test Republicans’ resolve in backing President [more…]