Economy

Israeli PM wants Baltics to help change view of Israel

Aug 24, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out Friday at the European Union for its first financial support package to help bolster Iran's flagging economy, calling it "a big mistake" and "like a poison pill to the Iranian people."

Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinks

Aug 19, 2018

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, emphasizing the need to strengthen the economy to preserve the nation's post-Soviet independence

EU urges US to cut red tape on liquefied natural gas exports

Aug 9, 2018

The EU is urging the US to cut red tape and simplify rules for the export of its liquefied natural gas if Washington wants the 28-nation bloc to buy more

EU imports of US soybeans were rising before deal with Trump

Aug 1, 2018

The European Union says imports of U.S. soybeans were rising substantially before a top EU official met President Donald Trump last week

Italian, France econ ministers back digital services tax

Aug 1, 2018

The Italian and French economic ministers say they will work for the speedy adoption of an EU Commission proposal to tax digital services from the end of this year

Eurozone economic growth slows to quarterly rate of 0.3 percent in second quarter from 0.4 percent in first quarter

Jul 31, 2018

Eurozone economic growth slows to quarterly rate of 0.3 percent in second quarter from 0.4 percent in first quarter

AP PHOTOS: High-rises remake the skyline of city in Cyprus

Jul 27, 2018

AP PHOTOS: High-rise construction boom transforms Limassol's skyline, signals Cyprus' emergence from a deep financial crisis

Tiger killings prompt Czechs to tighten animal welfare rules

Jul 26, 2018

The Czech government is planning to tighten rules to keep wild animals in zoo parks following an arrest of three men suspected of killing critically endangered tigers and illegally trading in tiger products

Trump vs EU: next round in battle features White House visit

Jul 24, 2018

A key European Union leader is sitting down with U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday, hoping to stave off a trans-Atlantic trade war in which U.S. tariffs on cars could be the tipping point

EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports

Jul 19, 2018

The European Union's trade chief says that the bloc is already preparing a list of "rebalancing measures" in case U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts

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