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Venezuelan hospitals lack 80% of medicines, supplies

Caracas - Hospitals in crisis-hit Venezuela are facing shortages of about eight in 10 medications and medical supplies needed to treat patients, according to a study published Tuesday.

Irish immigration turns positive for first time in seven years

Dublin - More people came to live in Ireland in the year to the end of April than emigrated for the first time since 2009, with thousands of Irish citizens returning to the Emerald Isle, official figures showed on Tuesday.The state agency reported a 14.

Poland forecasts greater spending, slower growth in 2017

Varsovia - Poland said Monday it would raise spending next year, but still keep its deficit just under an EU-wide limit of 3.0 percent of GDP, while also cutting the growth forecast for central Europe's largest economy.

Fitch cuts Turkey debt outlook after coup attempt

Washington - The ratings agency Fitch cut its outlook for Turkey's sovereign debt rating to "negative", saying last month's coup attempt underscored risks to political stability in the country.

Concrete beach lures Chinese to world's largest building

Chengdu - Claiming to be the world's largest building by floor space, the 1,760,000 square metres of the New Century Global Center are a monument to growing Chinese consumer power, packed with shoppers -- and beach bathers a thousand kilometres from the coast.

Argentine Supreme Court blocks Macri's gas price hike

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Mauricio Macri's move to slash natural gas subsidies, a much-hated policy that has sent customers' bills soaring.

Tsipras vows to keep up pressure for German war payments

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed Tuesday to do "whatever is necessary" -- including taking legal action -- to get Germany to pay damages for the wartime atrocities of Nazi troops.

Egypt eyes tough reforms in last-ditch bid to save economy

Cairo - Egypt hopes a $12-billion financing deal with the IMF will usher in an economic turnaround but real progress hinges on a tough reform package avoided for decades to stave off unrest.

Nigeria wrestles with 'suddenly poor' status

Lagos - First it was falling oil prices that plagued Nigeria, then came inflation, power shortages, and a humanitarian crisis in the north."Suddenly, we're a poor country," Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday in Abuja, the nation's capital.

Italy to seek new EU deal to keep economy on track

Rome - Italy is to seek a new deal with the European Union to allow it to kickstart its stalling economy with an expansionary 2017 budget, a government minister said Saturday.

New terminal for Indonesian capital's crowded airport

Jakarta - The main airport serving the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Tuesday opened a new terminal that will allow the overcrowded aviation hub to handle tens of millions more passengers a year.

New terminal for Indonesian capital's crowded airport

Jakarta - The main airport serving the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Tuesday opened a new terminal that will allow the overcrowded aviation hub to handle tens of millions more passengers a year.

New terminal for Indonesian capital's crowded airport

Jakarta - The main airport serving the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Tuesday opened a new terminal that will allow the overcrowded aviation hub to handle tens of millions more passengers a year.

Trump unveils economic plan to 'jump-start' US

Washington - Republican Donald Trump said Monday he would slash taxes, block onerous financial regulations and unleash the energy sector as he pledged to "jump-start America" with a new economic plan if he is elected president.

The Thai village using poop to power homes

Amphoe Hankha - Nestled in a deep pocket of forest that lies off Thailand's electrical grid, villagers in Pa Deng have become early adopters and evangelists for an unusual alternative energy source: poop.

Argentina won't make 'savage' reforms: finance minister

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Mauricio Macri's free-market reforms are designed to kick-start a stalled economy but will not subject local businesses to a "savage opening" overnight, his finance minister said Wednesday.

China's online population exceeds 700 million

Bejing - The number of web users in China -- already the world's largest online population -- has risen over 700 million, authorities said Wednesday as they seek to turn the internet into a new growth driver.

Coup costs Turkey economy $100 billion: minister

Istanbul - The foiled coup attempt seeking to unseat the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has cost the Turkish economy 300 billion lira ($100 billion/90 billion euro), the trade minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

Lufthansa warns European terror creating turbulence

Frankfurt - German flag carrier Lufthansa warned Tuesday that recent terror attacks in Europe were having a "tangible impact" on business, with second-quarter profits down 17 percent.

New Greek bailout finds IMF in a political bind

Washington - Ever since the IMF participated in the first Greek bailout six years ago, the stinging suspicion has been that the Fund is under Europe's thumb.

Spaniards chased away by crisis attempt return home

Madrid - Luis Lag is one of thousands of Spaniards who went abroad during the crisis. This "very good decision" allowed him to find a better job when he eventually came back.

Lack of exercise runs up $67.5 bn annual health tab, study finds

Paris - Health problems caused by a lack of daily physical exercise cost the world some $67.5 billion (61 billion euros) in 2013 -- more than many countries' GDP, researchers said Thursday.The total was divided between $53.

Grain drain, Laos' sand mining damaging the Mekong

Vientiane - Grain by grain, truckload by truckload, Laos' section of the Mekong river is being dredged of sand to make cement -- a commodity being devoured by a Chinese-led building boom in the capital.

No hawking. No trading. Lagos bans street selling

Lagos - Every morning, Mama Biliki prepares small bags of popcorn outside her ramshackle house in Ajegunle, one of Lagos' poorest neighbourhoods, to sell by the roadside for 50 naira each.

Venezuela to reassign private, public workers to agriculture

Caracas - Venezuela said private and public companies will be obliged to let their workers be reassigned to grow crops, in a dramatic move in the middle of the country's crippling economic crisis.

Sanctions disrupt aid agencies in N. Korea

Pyongyang - Ramped-up international sanctions on North Korea have inadvertently disrupted the already challenging work of aid agencies there, those in the field say, with risk-averse banks refusing to transfer funds needed to keep operations running.

IMF urges key G20 countries to spend more for growth

Chengdu - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned risks to the global economy are growing, as it called on some G20 nations to boost government spending.

G20 ministers urge tighter tax rules for multinationals

Chengdu - The world's major economies need to deepen cooperation on tax collection and information sharing as companies seek to minimise the amount they pay to governments, finance ministers said on Saturday.

Preparing for Brexit: UK faces monumental task

London - While British politicians have spent the month since the EU referendum in a whirl of resignations, recriminations and political backstabbings, civil servants have been quietly beginning the mammoth task of implementing Brexit.

French trial casts shadow over IMF chief Lagarde

Washington - Bad timing: IMF chief Christine Lagarde was in China for a meeting of the powerful G20 countries when the news came Friday that she would be put on trial back home in France over a state payout to a businessman in 2008.
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