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Germany Drops Sanctions on Turkey, Relaxes Travel Advice

Germany has lifted economic sanctions on Turkey and relaxed its travel advice to the country, Berlin said Saturday, after Ankara ended its two-year state of emergency.

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Trump Accuses China, EU of Currency Manipulation

President Donald Trump on Friday launched a fresh attack on American trading partners, saying the EU and China were manipulating their currencies, and he threatened to hit all imports from China with high tariffs.

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Xi Ends State Visit to UAE with Raft of Deals Signed

The United Arab Emirates on Saturday said it agreed to set up a "comprehensive strategic partnership" with China as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit to the Gulf country.

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Trump Ups Ante ahead of G20 Discussions on Global Trade Tensions

US President Donald Trump's latest attacks on China and the European Union will shape the discourse on global trade conflicts and competitive devaluation as Group of 20 finance ministers meet in Buenos Aires this weekend.

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U.S. Expects to Restart NAFTA Talks Soon, Commerce Secretary

Talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement could resume shortly, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday.

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador "has changed his rhetoric quite considerably and has made it very clear that he likes the idea of redoing NAFTA," Ross said.

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Asia Markets Fall after Trump Criticizes Fed Rate Hikes

Asian markets mostly tumbled Friday tracking a fall on Wall Street after US President Donald Trump criticised the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes amid lingering fears about a global trade war.

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First Ukraine Nuclear Reactor Loaded 'Solely' with Non-Russian Fuel

Ukrainian authorities said on Thursday that the first unit of a nuclear power plant was fully loaded with fuel from Westinghouse Electric Co as Kiev seeks to break its dependence on Russian energy supplies.

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EU Warns it Will Retaliate if US Imposes 'Disastrous' Auto Tariffs

The European Union will retaliate if US President Donald Trump imposes "disastrous" tariffs on automobiles, EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom warned Thursday.

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German MPs Show Nutella 'Red Card' over World Cup Giveaway

German MPs have blasted a World Cup promotion by Nutella chocolate spread, after they found out people would have to scoff almost 16 kilos of the sugary treat to earn a football.

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Champagne as Historic Commercial Flight Links Ethiopia and Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, with emotions spilling over into the aisles and onto the tarmac as families were reunited.

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