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Iranian jobs go as U.S. sanctions start to bite

Iranian jobs go as U.S. sanctions start to bite

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LONDON (Reuters) - Tamnoush, an Iranian company that makes fizzy drinks, has shut down its production line after 16 years and laid off dozens of workers. It was facing massive losses as U.S. sanctions pushed up the price of imported raw materials. FILE PHOTO: Iranian rials, U.S. dollars and Iraqi dinars at a currency exchange…
In Dubai, US sanctions pressure historic business ties with Iran
Saudi king urges action against Iran missile program, backs Yemen peace
Germany gives European entry ban to 18 Khashoggi killing suspects
Exclusive: Maldives set to pull out of China free trade deal, says senior lawmaker
Nigerian opposition’s Abubakar to boost oil investment if wins election: manifesto

Nigerian opposition's Abubakar to boost oil investment if wins election: manifesto

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FILE PHOTO: Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president, attends the national convention of Nigeria's opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP), in the southern city of Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta, Nigeria October 6, 2018. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi/File Photo LAGOS/ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar will seek to boost investment in the oil sector if…
Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition crisis eased on Monday when a coalition partner backed off a demand to be given the defense ministry, making an early election less likely. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to attend the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, in Jerusalem November 19,…
Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end Afghan war

Taliban say no pact struck with U.S. over deadline to end Afghan war

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KABUL (Reuters) - A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to pave the way for peace talks ended with no agreement, the militant group said a day after the diplomat declared a deadline of April 2019 to end a 17-year-long war. U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan, Zalmay…
No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

No better Brexit deal available, EU ministers tell Britain

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany and other European Union states told Britain on Monday their draft Brexit agreement could not be renegoitated. FILE PHOTO: German Economic Affairs and Energy Federal Minister Peter Altmaier addresses the media in Berlin, Germany, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo British Prime Minister Theresa May is battling at home to keep…
UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

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Britain's Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark arrives in Downing Street, London, September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom could ask for a longer Brexit transition period if needed, Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Monday, not ruling out the possibility it could last until 2022. The United Kingdom is…