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EU leaders to coordinate positions on Thursday ahead of China summit
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will coordinate their positions on Thursday evening on a number of issues they intend to raise with China at an April 9 summit, including tight cooperation on WTO reform and cyber-security concerns, a senior EU official said.
UPDATE 1-Algeria general praises public's "noble aims" in sign of distance from Bouteflika
ALGIERS, March 20 (Reuters) - Algeria's army chief declared that the public has expressed "noble aims" during weeks of demonstrations against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, his strongest signal yet that the military is distancing itself from the long-serving ruler.
WRAPUP 1-Indonesia crash revelations raise pressure on Ethiopia probe
ADDIS ABABA/JAKARTA, March 20 (Reuters) - The world's biggest planemaker Boeing faced growing obstacles to returning its grounded 737 MAX fleet to the skies on Wednesday, while chilling details emerged of an Indonesian crash with similarities to the Ethiopian disaster.
Foreign buyers flock to Cape Town's booming art scene
CAPE TOWN, March 19 (Reuters) - Collectors from America and Europe are scouring Cape Town's booming art scene in search of deals as diverse as an expressive oil painting by South Africa's Irma Stern or a sculpture assembled from bottle caps by Ghana's El Anatsui.
EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros for blocking advertising rivals
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators handed down a 1.49 billion euro ($1.69 billion) fine to Alphabet unit Google on Wednesday for blocking rival online search advertisers, marking the company's third penalty in two years.
Soccer-Tottenham's Trippier looks to regain form with England
March 20 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier has blamed injuries for his lack of form this season and the right back said he is aware of the competition for spots in England's back line for their Euro qualifiers this month.
Toyota, Suzuki charge up partnership for electric cars
NAGOYA (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp on Wednesday said they planned to produce electric vehicles (EVs) and compact cars for each other to better compete with fast-changing technologies in the global auto industry.
RPT=INSIGHT-Oil majors rush to dominate US shale as independents scale back
EDDY COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, March 20 (Reuters) - In New Mexico's Chihuahuan Desert, Exxon Mobil Corp is building a massive shale oil project that its executives boast will allow it to ride out the industry's notorious boom-and-bust cycles.
State Bank of India chairman says bankruptcy 'last option' for Jet Airways
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - State Bank of India's head told reporters on Wednesday that putting Jet Airways into bankruptcy is the "last option" for lenders and that they are making every effort to keep the airline flying.
European stocks dip after 5-day rally; Bayer fall weighs on DAX
March 20 (Reuters) - European shares retreated from near six-month highs on Wednesday, with German stocks leading losses as chemicals producer Bayer headed for its biggest fall in 16 years following a U.S. court verdict on weed killer Roundup's link to cancer.
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