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EU urged to publish commitments from suspected tax havens

The European Union's top tax official is urging member states to make public any commitments given by non-EU countries wanting to get off the bloc's watch lists of suspected tax havens
Updated: 1 hour ago

Abortion protesters throw red paint at Polish party building

Police say that protesters in Poland threw balloons with red paint against the headquarters of the ruling conservative Law and Justice party, leaving marks on the building
Updated: 2 hours ago
Strong storm blasts northern Europe causing transport chaos

Strong storm blasts northern Europe causing transport chaos

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport suspended all flights for nearly an hour Thursday and the Dutch national rail service halted trains across the country as a powerful storm battered the Netherlands and lashed other parts of Europe
Updated: 2 hours ago

German court convicts Algerian of supporting IS group

A German court has convicted an Algerian man of supporting the Islamic State group for helping plan the smuggling of a would-be fighter to IS-held terrority in Syria
Updated: 2 hours ago
Emirates throws Airbus A380 a lifeline with $16 billion deal

Emirates throws Airbus A380 a lifeline with $16 billion deal

The Middle East's largest airline, Emirates is purchasing 20 A380 aircraft with the option for 16 more in a deal worth $16 billion, throwing a lifeline to the European-made double-decker jumbo jets
Updated: 2 hours ago

Chechen leader mocks criticism of rights campaigner's arrest

The strongman leader of Russia's republic of Chechnya has derided international outrage about the arrest of a rights campaigner there
Updated: 2 hours ago

Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields

Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north
Updated: 2 hours ago
Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

In South Korea, many conservatives oppose the use of a "unification flag" when North and South Korean athletes parade together at Winter Olympics
Updated: 2 hours ago
Exports, consumers drive China's 6.9 percent growth in 2017

Exports, consumers drive China's 6.9 percent growth in 2017

China's economy expanded at a 6.9 percent pace in 2017, faster than expected and the first annual increase in seven years
Updated: 3 hours ago
Exports, consumers drive China's 6.9 percent growth in 2017

Exports, consumers drive China's 6.9 percent growth in 2017

China's economy expanded at a 6.9 percent pace in 2017, faster than expected and the first annual increase in seven years
Updated: 3 hours ago