Government Business And Finance

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

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

EU says BMW, Daimler, VW colluded to limit emissions tech

Apr 5, 2019

European Union authorities say that German automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to limit the development of emissions cleaning technology in cars

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

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

Croatia detains 12 in probe into key shipyard wrongdoings

Mar 26, 2019

Croatian police say they have detained 12 people suspected of criminal actions in the country's struggling shipbuilding company

Italy, China deepen ties under wary gaze of US, EU

Mar 22, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping is received with full honors in Italy, launching a two-day visit aimed at deepening ties through an infrastructure program that has raised suspicions among Italy's U.S. and European allies.

Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

Mar 20, 2019

Europe's antitrust regulators have slapped Google with a big fine for the third time in less than two years

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