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Ukraine says peace process at risk without EU sanctions By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Loosening the European Union's economic sanctions on Russia would wreck the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, because the measures are the West's only leverage over Moscow, Kiev's deputy foreign minister said on Friday. Ne
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Boston Fed's Rosengren says economy needs 'modest, gradual tightening now' Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Friday that he believed interest rates should be raised gradually now and warned that a fall in the unemployment rate below its sustainable level could derail economic recovery in the United States.
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Ivory, rhino horn and pangolins on agenda of CITES meeting The 17th meeting of the U.N.'s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) kicks off in Johannesburg on Saturday and runs until October 5. This meeting comes against the backdrop of a surge in elephant and rhino poaching in recent
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Franco-German economic council to discuss Brexit, growth BERLIN (AP) German and French economic and financial leaders are meeting for talks focused on the strengthening of growth and investment in Europe, and the impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
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Carney's choice - stay for Brexit or seek new role in 2018? By William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Mark Carney has been taking the big decisions for Britain's economy for the past three years, but his next one will be much more personal. Above all, he will have to decide whether he wants to stay for the task
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Germany's top court to decide on EU-Canada trade deal in October Germany's Constitutional Court will rule on Oct. 13 on a complaint by activists aimed at stopping an ambitious trade agreement between the European Union and Canada. Three German groups handed in 125,000 signatures to the court in August to try and s
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South African red meat prices expected to spike as herds are rebuilt By Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's red meat prices are expected to rise, further straining food inflation, as farmers rebuild their herds following record slaughters to cope with the worst drought in a century, industry expert
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Eurozone growth slows to 20-month low: survey Eurozone economic growth has slowed to its weakest pace since January 2015, a closely watched survey showed Friday. Data monitoring company IHS Markit said its September report was "disappointing," with the underlying performance sluggish and th
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Egypt's central bank unexpectedly keeps rates unchanged Egypt's central bank kept its key interest rates unchanged at a monetary policy meeting on Thursday, confounding a unanimous forecast by analysts that it would hike borrowing costs to curb inflation. Egypt has been struggling to revive its economy si
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Exclusive: Nigeria hunts down 700,000 firms in tax crackdown to offset oil slump By Alexis Akwagyiram ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria has hunted down 700,000 firms that have never paid taxes as the country seeks new revenue sources to offset low oil prices that have pushed Africa's biggest economy into its first recession in more than
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