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Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe blocks internet as crackdown intensifies

Saturday, January 19, 2019 01:31:00 AM

Internet unplugged in Zimbabwe. Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe on Friday imposed a “total shutdown” of the internet as international criticism mounted over a ruthless security crackdown after anti-government protests. Police and soldiers have been accused of indiscriminately dragging people from their homes and beating them.
May calls EU leaders on ‘next steps’ for Brexit

Saturday, January 19, 2019 01:11:00 AM

Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk by telephone yesterday to discuss where to go next on Brexit. May had previously been in touch with Brussels only by text message since Tuesday, when the parliament rejected the divorce deal she signed in November.
International Tax Policy Top 10 Timeline: The Events in Europe in the First Half of 2019 That Will Impact the Taxation of Us Digital Business Models

Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:57:00 AM

Introduction. A number of tax and political milestones in 2019 will directly and indirectly impact the ongoing global initiative to develop new rules for taxing the activities of cross-border business. The headline international tax controversies of the last several years have pitted US against....
European financial services M&A trends: Regional and domestic consolidation tops the agenda

Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:57:00 AM

Overview. Three key drivers for bank M&A: Consolidation across Europe: Gaining scale and scope to survive; Skill of the trapeze: Active balance sheet management remains critical; Digital transformation: Banks attempt the trifecta in the fintech race CURRENT MARKET.
Business Highlights

Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:52:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. says holiday shoppers and Chinese tourists spent less on its bling. The luxury jeweler, famous for its little blue boxes, says sales slipped in the holiday shopping season as Chinese tourists spent less while traveling due to the strong dollar, making it more expensive....
Business Highlights

Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:51:00 AM

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown. ATLANTA (AP) — The scene at most of the nation’s airports has so far been marked more by concerned passengers showing up early than by missed flights. Longer lines are evident at some airports.
Business Highlights

Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:44:00 AM

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown ATLANTA (AP) — The scene at most of the nation's airports has so far been marked more by concerned passengers showing up early than by missed flights. Longer lines are evident at some airports.
Business Highlights

Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:42:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. says holiday shoppers and Chinese tourists spent less on its bling. The luxury jeweler, famous for its little blue boxes, says sales slipped in the holiday shopping season as Chinese tourists spent less while traveling due to the strong dollar, making it more expensive....
EU sets out plans for 'limited' US trade deal

Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:41:00 AM

Brussels (AFP) - The EU on Friday published its negotiating plans for a free trade deal with the United States, part of an effort to avert a trade war with US President Donald Trump. Negotiating a trade deal was included in a transatlantic truce secured last year after the US slapped tariffs on....
#Romania2019.eu/EU's security and defence discussed at EU defence political directors' meeting

Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:37:00 AM

#Romania2019.eu/EU’s security and defence discussed at EU defence political directors’ meeting. A meeting of political directors from the defense ministries of the EU member states took place on Thursday and Friday in Bucharest, in the context of Romania’s exercise of the Presidency at the Council....
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