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Air France Cancels 30 Percent of Flights Due to Strikes

Air France said Saturday that hundreds of its flights have been cancelled as pilots, cabin crew and ground staff pursued a fifth day of strikes aimed at securing higher pay.

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NAFTA Talks Making Progress, Canada's Freeland Says

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday officials were making progress in intensive talks to revamp the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States and Mexico.

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American Airlines Orders 47 Boeing 787s, Cancels A350 Order

American Airlines has ordered 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal valued at $12 billion at list prices, while cancelling a major order for Airbus A350s.

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ECB Looks to Top Court for Ruling on Latvia Bank Chief

The European Central Bank said Friday it had asked the EU's top court to rule on Latvian authorities' treatment of the country's central bank chief -- a member of its governing council -- over graft allegations.

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Japan's Hacked Crypto Exchange Coincheck Bought Out

Japanese online broker Monex Group said Friday it would buy virtual currency exchange Coincheck, which was hit by a massive hack that saw thieves steal hundreds of millions of dollars in virtual currency.

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Spain Judge to Decide Whether to Release HSBC Leaker

A Spanish judge will decide Thursday whether to free Herve Falciani, a former HSBC computer analyst detained in Spain at the request of Switzerland for leaking documents alleging widespread tax evasion, a court official said.

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Philippines to Close Boracay Island to Tourists for Six Months

The Philippines is closing its best-known holiday island Boracay to tourists for up to six months over concerns that the once idyllic white-sand resort has become a "cesspool" tainted by dumped sewage, authorities said on Thursday.

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Eurozone Unemployment Falls, Strengthening Recovery

Europe's economic recovery is gaining pace, with eurozone unemployment at its lowest level since December 2008 and inflation on the rise, official figures showed Wednesday.

The EU's official statistics agency said the jobless rate in the single currency area fell to 8.5 percent in February, down from 8.6 percent in January.

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China Plans to Hit US Soybeans, Planes as Trade War Looms

China unveiled plans Wednesday to hit major US exports worth $50 billion such as soybeans, cars and small airplanes with retaliatory tariffs in an escalating trade duel between the world's two top economies.

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India's Jet Airways to Buy 75 Boeing Jets in Multi-Billion Dollar Order

Indian airline Jet Airways has entered an agreement to buy 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in a deal that could be worth more than $7 billion.

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