Business

China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

Jul 16, 2018

China files WTO case challenging Trump plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion

Saudi Arabia bans many video games after children's deaths

Jul 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia says it's banning a long list of popular video games after allegations surfaced that two children killed themselves after being encouraged to do so in an online game

WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

Jul 16, 2018

Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company

Long-troubled Deutsche Bank says profits unexpectedly high

Jul 16, 2018

Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, says that its earnings will be considerably higher than expected in the second quarter.

China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

Jul 16, 2018

Shares edge higher in early European trading after lackluster day in Asia

Financial forum: Virtual currencies need close monitoring

Jul 16, 2018

An international forum on financial regulation say virtual currencies such as Bitcoin do not now pose a threat to global stability but cautions that "vigilant monitoring" is needed in light of a rapidly changing market

EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

Jul 16, 2018

EU's Tusk urges Trump, Putin, China to unite in avoiding trade wars, preventing 'conflict and chaos'

Obama to make rare high-profile speech on Mandela's legacy

Jul 16, 2018

Obama to make rare high-profile speech on Mandela's legacy as rights 'are under threat'

Activists: Iraqi police arresting protesters in the south

Jul 16, 2018

Activists: Iraqi police arresting protesters behind week-long rallies in Basra demanding jobs, better services

South African white enclave tests e-currency to stand apart

Jul 16, 2018

South African white enclave, a holdover from apartheid, tests e-currency in bid to stand apart

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