Economy

Cyprus: Turkey's drilling bid violates international law

May 4, 2019

Cyprus says Turkey's bid to drill for natural gas in its waters violates international law

Czech central bank lifts key interest rate to tame inflation

May 2, 2019

The Czech Republic's central bank has raised its key interest rate for the third time since June - by a quarter point to 2.00%, the highest level in more than 10 years

Workers demand better protection from EU-wide rules

Apr 26, 2019

Thousands of trade union members are protesting outside European Union headquarters to demand better working conditions and protections for employees after next month's EU-wide elections

Japan's Abe talks trade with EU chiefs ahead of US visit

Apr 25, 2019

Japan and the European Union committed to fair and open trade and the respect of rules-based international in the face of what they see as increasing trade protectionism, particularly in the United States

Rivals in Ukraine's presidential runoff debate at stadium

Apr 19, 2019

A comedian leading Ukraine's presidential race and the incumbent have faced off in a debate at the nation's largest sports arena two days before the election.

Cyprus mulling early repayment of Russian loan

Apr 18, 2019

Cyprus is considering repaying early the remainder of a 2.5 billion euro ($2.83 billion) loan that Russia granted the island nation in 2012 amid a financial crisis

EU threatens to tax $20 billion of US goods over Boeing aid

Apr 17, 2019

The European Union has drawn up a list of $20 billion worth of U.S. products it could tax in an escalating feud over plane industry subsidies

EU moves to limit focus of trade talks with US

Apr 15, 2019

The European Union has approved its terms for negotiating a limited trade deal with the United States, setting up a possible show-down with Washington by refusing to include agricultural products in the talks

China seeks to reassure Europe at Croatia summit

Apr 12, 2019

China's prime minister has promised that his government will respect European standards and fair trade, seeking to allay concerns that it's flouting EU competition rules with huge investments on the continent

Leader of Belarus blasts ally Russia's 'insolent' practices

Apr 11, 2019

The president of Belarus president has threatened to retaliate against Russia for what he called its "insolent" trade restrictions

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