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New Zealand PM Touts 'Important' China Ties amid Huawei Spat

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday played up her country's "critically important" ties with China while President Xi Jinping called for "mutual trust" amid tensions stemming from security concerns over Chinese telecom giant Huawei.

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Eurozone Inflation Slows amid Economic Cooldown Fears

Inflation in the eurozone slowed in March, data showed on Monday, amid worries that the European economy is cooling as the effects of Brexit finally take a toll.

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Saudi Aramco 'Made $224 Billion Profit' Last Year

Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company, posted $224 billion in earnings before tax last year, Fitch Ratings said Monday, as the secretive giant opens its accounts for the first time.

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Eco-Tax Championed, Contested and Still Marginal in EU

Taxes on products considered polluting are struggling to gain ground in the European Union despite backing from Brussels, in the face of strong opposition from movements like France's "Yellow Vests".

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Brexit Fears for British Shop Owners in Germany

As the United Kingdom grapples with its Brexit drama, the uncertainty around its decision to leave the EU persuaded Dale Carr to close down her Berlin shop selling British goods.

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Asia's Pollution Exodus: Firms Struggle to Woo Top Talent

From smog breaks to pollution bonuses, Asia's businesses are promising increasingly inventive perks in a desperate bid to lure executives to a region where toxic air engulfs major cities for much of the year.

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Investigator Says Amazon Chief's Phone Hacked by Saudis

The investigator hired to look into the release of intimate images of Jeff Bezos said Saturday he has concluded that Saudi Arabian authorities hacked the Amazon chief's phone to access his personal data.

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French Banks Call for End to 'Yellow Vest' Violence

French banks called Saturday for an end to violence against branches, cash machines and personnel as the country braced for a 20th day of "yellow vest" protests.

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'No-Deal' Brexit Extra Ferry Services Launched

A ferry firm that has signed a contract to ship critical products to Britain in the event of a no-deal Brexit on Friday launched the first of its extra services.

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Pound Falls after UK Parliament Rejects Brexit Plan

The pound fell Friday after Britain's parliament again rejected a proposed deal to withdraw from the European Union.

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