Government Business And Finance

On disputed land, Zimbabweans see hope after Mugabe's exit

Nov 23, 2017

On disputed land, Zimbabweans see hope after Mugabe wife's exit; 'God bless her, we suffered'

Franken's rising political star obscured by accusations

Nov 23, 2017

The political ascent of Minnesota Democrat Al Franken has been abruptly interrupted by allegations of sexual misconduct

Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports

Nov 23, 2017

Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States

Facebook opens 2nd office combating hate speech in Germany

Nov 23, 2017

Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech

Romania's left-wing government survives no-confidence vote

Nov 23, 2017

Romania's left-wing government easily survives no-confidence vote amid economy complaints

Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hike

Nov 23, 2017

Asian stock markets are largely flat as investors are little surprised by the latest Fed minutes showing most officials were comfortable raising interest rates soon

Fed minutes show general support for 3rd rate hike this year

Nov 22, 2017

Fed officials likely to boost key rate soon, though some remain concerned about inflation

White nationalist Spencer banned from 26 European nations

Nov 22, 2017

A leading figure in the U.S. white nationalist movement says he hasn't received government confirmation of his reported ban from entering more than two dozen European countries

German official faces probe over ex-secret agent's donations

Nov 22, 2017

A German deputy agriculture minister is under investigation in a probe of suspected illegal party donations and offices of the country's main conservative party have been searched

Italy's Berlusconi hopes European court allows comeback

Nov 22, 2017

Lawyers for Silvio Berlusconi and the Italian government sparred Wednesday in Europe's human rights court in an unusual, high-profile case that could aid the 81-year-old tycoon's attempted political comeback

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