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PRISTINA (Reuters) - An Israeli citizen accused of involvement in a human organ trafficking scandal in Kosovo a decade ago has been arrested in Cyprus and the authorities in Pristina have requested his extradition to face trial, police said...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- U.S. trade deficit increased to near six-year high in November 2017, as the imports grew more rapidly. The deficit in goods and services trade rose 3.2 percent to 50.5 billion U.S. dollars in November, the...
In an Istanbul-based operation, 49 out of 68 shareholders of a FETO-linked bank have been detained, a police source says. Turkish police on Wednesday launched an Istanbul-based operation to arrest 68 former shareholders of Bank Asya, nabbing 49 so far,...
China is among the Philippines' "closest allies" in the region as ties between the two neighboring countries are flourishing under the administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines' finance chief said. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said in a statement...
"We pay all of the taxes due and comply with the tax laws in every country we operate in around the world," Google spokesman says. Google moved $19.2 billion (15.9 billion euros) to a Bermuda shell company in 2016, saving...
Economists say the move by the central State Bank of Pakistan would simplify a massive Chinese investment project. Pakistan will allow the Chinese yuan to be used for imports, exports and financing transactions for bilateral trade and investment activities, in...
Russian tanker Christophe de Margerie has brought the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Yamal to the United Kingdom. London had to urgently turn to Russian gas targeted by US sanctions due to supply outages. Read more 'Perfect Storm'...
LONDON, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) -- Robots and automation may significantly boost the British economy, but may widen the rich-poor gap as many workers lose out, a report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) said Thursday. The IPPR estimated...
LONDON (Reuters) - British businesses reported a pickup in growth in the three months to December but they expect a slowdown in early 2018 as high inflation takes its toll on households, the Confederation of British Industry said on...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday urged the Afghan government to hold talks with the Taliban, during the first China-Afghanistan-Pakistan foreign ministers' dialogue in Beijing. Wang said China supports "an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconstruction process,” and encouraged the...

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