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Vodafone Joins EE in Offering 5G in Britain

Vodafone on Wednesday launched its 5G service in the UK, but without smartphones from controversial Chinese technology giant Huawei.

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French Police Raid Renault HQ over Ghosn Wedding Probe

French police on Wednesday raided the headquarters of Renault while probing a lavish wedding party thrown by ex-CEO Carlos Ghosn at Versailles Palace, the French carmaker and legal sources said.

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Nigeria Says to Sign Africa Free Trade Pact

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the landmark African free trade agreement during the upcoming African Union meeting in Niger, his office said. 

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Asian Markets Struggle as Growth Worries Replace Trade Hopes

Uncertainty over the global economy weighed on Asian markets Wednesday as the tailwind from the China-US trade ceasefire petered out, with oil prices struggling to claw back the previous day's hefty losses and safe-haven gold rallying again.

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Global Stocks Rally on Trump-Xi Trade Ceasefire

Stock markets rose Monday after US President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed on the sidelines of the weekend Group of 20 summit to resume trade negotiations toward a long-term deal.

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Trump Move to Ease Huawei Sanctions Sparks Anger, Confusion

The U.S. trade war truce with China which could ease sanctions on Huawei has prompted a backlash from lawmakers over national security concerns amid confusion over how the deal may impact the Chinese tech giant.

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U.S. Proposes Tariffs on EU Cheese, Pork and Whiskey

The United States on Monday proposed tariffs on $4 billion in imports of a range of European Union products -- including parmesan cheese and Scotch and Irish whiskey -- over subsidies for commercial aircraft.

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Thieves Make Wine Heist at Top Parisian Restaurant

Thieves have broken into the cellar of a top luxury restaurant in Paris and have made off with at least 150 bottles of prized wine estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of euros, a police source said Tuesday.

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Vietnam and EU Sign Free Trade Agreement

The European Union and Vietnam on Sunday signed a long-awaited free trade deal that will slash duties on almost all goods as fears grow over mounting global protectionism.  

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U.S. Stocks Rally on U.S.-China Trade Truce

Wall Street stocks rallied early Monday, joining most global exchanges in the euphoria after the U.S. and China agreed to a trade truce over the weekend.

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