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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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OPEC Set to Prolong Oil Output Cuts after Moscow-Riyadh Deal

OPEC and its allies are set this week to prolong oil output cuts to further boost prices, after the two biggest players Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed to do so.

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Tokyo Shares Soar on US-China Trade Detente

Tokyo shares soared Monday after the United States and China agreed a ceasefire in their trade war that has damaged the global economy.

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Greek Road-Trip: Rosemary and Thyme against Greece's Economic Torpor

High on the cliff-tops overlooking the Gulf of Corinth, Areti Zaharopoulou has managed to scrape together a modest living for the past six years growing herbs such as sage, thyme and rosemary.

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Beijing Opens More Sectors to Foreign Investment

China will soften or lift restrictions on foreign investment in new sectors from July 30, authorities announced Sunday, after Beijing and Washington decided to restart negotiations in their trade war.

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EU Trade Deal Means Early Christmas for Vietnamese Holiday Card Exporter

With the signing of the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement on Sunday, Christmas has come early for holiday card-maker Dang Trong Trung who says business could double with duty-free access to European markets.

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