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Belgium reaches consensus on EU-Canada free trade deal: PM

Brussels - Belgian political leaders have reached a consensus in support of the landmark EU-Canada trade deal, Prime Minister Charles Michel said Thursday, raising hopes it can be signed soon.

In Iraqi Kurdistan, little regard for Baghdad booze ban

- Alcohol shops are open for business in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, where officials have vowed that Baghdad's recently passed ban on booze will not be enforced.

France joins bid to host EU bank regulator after Brexit

Paris - France said Wednesday it had joined the race to host the European Union's banking regulator when it has to leave Britain following its exit from the bloc.

Twitter plans to layoff hundreds of employees

Twitter is reportedly planning to layoff as much as eight percent of its staff, or around 300 employees. The news comes after Twitter failed to find a potential buyer.

Economic gender gap could take 170 years to close: WEF

Geneva - The economic gender gap could take 170 years to close after progress towards parity between the sexes suffered "a dramatic slowdown", the World Economic Forum (WEF) said in a report on Wednesday.

Microsoft CEO admits company 'clearly missed' the smartphone race

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has admitted the company missed the smartphone trend altogether with its ill-fated Windows Phone OS. He said he intends to change Microsoft's image through next-gen technology including its HoloLens mixed reality headset.

Ireland bids to host EU bank regulator after Brexit

Dublin - Ireland will bid to host the European Union's banking regulator when it is forced to leave Britain following its exit from the bloc, the Irish department of finance announced on Tuesday.

Plunge in French joblessness gives Hollande rare boost

Paris - In a rare piece of good news seized on by embattled President Francois Hollande, France recorded its sharpest drop in unemployment for 20 years in September, the labour ministry said Tuesday.

San Francisco's Millennium Tower is sinking fast into the muck

San Francisco - In what's looking more and more like a cover up, the fate of San Francisco's 58-story sleek and ritzy high-rise, Millennium Tower, is heading toward a big court battle after it was discovered the building is sinking and tilting into the soft soil.

Big tech-media mergers raise fresh privacy concerns

Washington - They know how you browse the internet, your favorite TV shows and where you shop and travel.

AT&T eyes new media future with mega-deal for Time Warner

New York - AT&T unveiled a mega-deal for Time Warner that would transform the telecom giant into a media-entertainment powerhouse positioned for a sector facing major technology changes.The stock-and-cash deal is valued at $108.

Airbnb is trying more self-regulation in New York

New York City - Airbnb has introduced a measure that allows hosts in San Francisco to rent only one property. The company has sent a proposal for New York that has a similar provision.

Apple finds 90 percent of brand products sold on Amazon are fakes

Apple has complained that Amazon is putting consumer safety at risk by selling vast amounts of fake goods on its site. The company says over 90 percent of Apple-branded power accessories found on the U.S. version of Amazon are not genuine products.

Chaos-ridden Libya's economy on the brink, say experts

Tripoli - Political stalemate and the conflict rocking Libya are preventing the North African country from taking advantage of its vast oil resources and pushing the economy towards collapse, experts say.

Op-Ed: Chair of Libyan National Oil criticizes Zintan brigades

Tripoli - The chair of the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah noted that attempts to raise Libya's oil output face numerous problems. Among them are pipelines closed off by the Zintan brigades from the western Al-Feel and Al-Sharara fields

Tesla, Panasonic mull solar battery tie up

American electric car maker Tesla Motors Incorporated and Japanese appliance company Panasonic are expanding their business collaboration as they consider working on a solar battery production in the United States.

Crown shares plunge after China detains high-roller chief

Sydney - Shares in billionaire James Packer's Crown Resorts plunged on Monday after 18 sales and marketing staff were detained in China, including an executive in charge of luring high-rollers to Australia.The gaming company's stock fell 13.

HP to shed up to 4,000 workers over the next three years

HP Inc. the successor company to Hewlett-Packard the computer manufacturer is downsizing once again. The company announced that it expects to eliminate 3,000 to 4,000 jobs over the next three years.

Modi, Putin set to sign energy deals ahead of BRICS

- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to sign lucrative energy and defence deals Saturday, aimed at shoring up economic ties between the long-time allies.
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