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Merkel's conservatives, SPD clinch coalition agreement: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats agreed ‘in principle’ on Wednesday on a coalition deal, sources involved in the talks said, taking Europe’s economic powerhouse a step closer to a new government. “In principle, ...

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China’s WeChat plans to resurrect tipping button after agreement with Apple

Related Articles HONG KONG: China’s largest social media platform WeChat plans to resurrect its “tipping” feature used to send cash to content creators, after removing it from Apple Inc’s iOS devices last year over an app-store rules dispute with the ...

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EIB and Arab Bank sign €300 million financing agreement

Related Articles LONDON: The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Arab Bank have signed a financing agreement of €300 million to support small and medium-sized enterprises in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and the Palestinian territories.The operation comes under the EIB’s Economic ...

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Russian Parliament ratifies naval base agreement with Syria

MOSCOW: The Russian Parliament voted on Thursday to extend Russia’s lease of a naval base in Syria for 49 years, following Vladimir Putin’s announcement of a partial pullout of Russian troops from the war-torn country.Russia’s air campaign in Syria, which ...

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Irish border: New draft Brexit agreement proposed

New language for a draft Brexit deal on the Irish border has been proposed in talks between the UK, Ireland and the EU Commission, the BBC understands. BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg says she’s been told it has been shared ...

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KSA inks clean energy agreement

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and the US on Monday signed an agreement to establish a framework for cooperation in the area of clean energy and carbon management.Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih and visiting US Energy Secretary Rick Perry signed a memorandum of ...

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Alba honoured with inaugural Bahrain-US Free Trade Agreement Award

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, is proud to be the recipient of the inaugural Bahrain-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Award by Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB) in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce and the ...

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Brexit: Broad agreement to pay more as UK leaves, the BBC understands

There is broad agreement among ministers that the government should increase its financial offer to the EU as the UK leaves, the BBC understands. But this is only in return for the EU moving on in December to talks about ...

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US and Russia ‘nearing agreement on Syria’s future’

WASHINGTON: The US and Russia are nearing an agreement on Syria for how they hope to resolve the Arab country’s civil war once the Daesh group is defeated, officials said.If clinched, the deal could have been announced by President Donald ...

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