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Burundi inflation unchanged at 3.9 pct yr/yr in July - stats office Burundi's year-on-year inflation rate remained unchanged at 3.9 percent in July compared to June with food costs edging up slightly on local markets, official data showed on Friday. Food inflation rose to 4.6 percent in the year to July from 4.0 percent t
Yahoo! News | Aug 26, 2016 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tunisia PM warns of economic austerity, job cuts By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - If Tunisia does not overcome its economic difficulties, an austerity programme will be inevitable next year with thousands of public sector job cuts and new taxes, prime minister-designate Youssef Chahed told parliament on
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EU may require YouTube, DailyMotion to seek deals with music industry By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Websites such as Google's YouTube, DailyMotion and Pinterest could be required by the European Union to seek licenses or revenue-sharing deals with artists for content that is uploaded by their users. The music
Yahoo! News | Aug 26, 2016 11:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition leaders - Reuters witness HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean police on Friday fired tear gas at opposition leaders Morgan Tsvangirai and former vice president Joice Mujuru as a protest rally against President Robert Mugabe descended into violence, a Reuters witness said. Tsvangirai and
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Zimbabwe protesters, police clash at anti-Mugabe rally By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean police on Friday fired teargas and a water cannon to disperse anti-government supporters, who responded by hurling rocks, as a protest against President Robert Mugabe turned violent, a Reuters witness sa
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Loan growth in eurozone private sector improves: ECB Loans to the private sector in the euro area edged up slightly in July, European Central Bank data showed on Friday, in welcome news for the ailing eurozone. For the ECB, the statistics are a key indicator of the economic health of the single currency are
Yahoo! News | Aug 26, 2016 09:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Examining The Effectiveness Of The Trade Adjustment Assistance Program There's a part of trade agreements that deals with how to help people in the U.S. who are harmed when jobs move abroad because of trade. It's called Trade Adjustment Assistance. Does it work?
NPR.org | Aug 26, 2016 09:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Losing Steam In Smartphones, Chinese Firm Turns To Smart Rice Cookers One of China's most valuable tech startups, smartphone maker Xiaomi, is getting into networked appliances, in a bid to innovate its way out of trouble, as its core business falls flat.
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Migrant influx pushes German population growth to highest since 1992 Germany's population registered its biggest increase in more than 20 years in 2015, data showed on Friday, as record numbers of migrants entered the country. More than a million people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and beyond flo
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No Brexit blues for German consumers: survey There was little sign of Brexit uncertainty in a monthly survey of German consumers on Friday, with the public's mood almost unchanged in August compared with July. Market research company GfK's headline consumer sentiment index fell slightly to
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