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German conservatives float compromise to defuse EU row with Hungary's Orban
BRUSSELS/BERLIN, March 20 (Reuters) - Germany's conservatives floated a compromise in a long-running dispute between Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban and the EU's center-right grouping that could avert his party's expulsion over concerns about Budapest's authoritarian drift.
China to adjust tax rebates for exporters: state media
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's government will adjust tax rebates for exports of goods and services and will strive to accomplish economic development targets for 2019, state television said on Wednesday, quoting a cabinet meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.
Algeria general praises public's 'noble aims' in sign of distance from Bouteflika
ALGIERS (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.
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.
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.
Chasing youth vote, Indian parties blitz smartphones with political cartoons
PUNE, India (Reuters) - Ganesh Bhalerao is a cartoonist hoping to go viral in the battle to secure Prime Minister Narendra Modi's re-election when India votes over the next two months.
Trump administration's Gulf lease sale poses new test for U.S. drilling demand
(Reuters) - The Trump administration will hold its fourth major auction for oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, in a fresh test of demand from drillers that have lately been shying away from the region.
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.
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