Economy

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

China, EU agree to strengthen trade relationship

Apr 9, 2019

China and the European Union have agreed to strengthen their trade relationship

Cyprus aims to enforce civil servant pay cut from crisis era

Apr 4, 2019

Cyprus' top lawyer says he will file appeals against an administrative court's decision that declared unconstitutional cuts to civil servants' salaries that were imposed during a 2012 financial crisis

EU's Juncker concerned over Italy's slowing economy

Apr 2, 2019

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he is concerned over Italy's slowing economy, and expressed hope that the government would take action to accelerate growth

Ukraine comedian leads presidential election, runoff likely

Apr 1, 2019

Early results in Ukraine's presidential election show comedian with sizable lead, while incumbent and a former prime minister are close contenders to advance to a runoff

Comedian leads presidential polling in Ukraine

Mar 30, 2019

A comedian who's never held political office tops the public opinion polls ahead of Ukraine's presidential election, but even he appears to fall far short of enough support to win in the first round

Cyprus government to fight court's pay cut ruling

Mar 30, 2019

Cyprus' finance minister says authorities will act to "neutralize" an administrative court decision that declared unconstitutional cuts to government workers' salaries that were made amid a 2012 financial crisis

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