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Molenbeek boycotts companies promoting Israeli occupation

The Belgian municipality has adopted a motion that prohibits all forms of political, economic and cultural dealings with Israeli institutions and companies
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European carmakers worried about Brexit consequenses

European carmakers warned against the potential dangers of Brexit to the vital auto industry in both Britain and Europe.
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Arrest warrant issued for Red Bull heir

A Bangkok court approved an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident,
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Amsterdam joins the European Medicines Agency race

The Netherlands made a formal bid to become the new home of the European Medicines Agency.
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Bitcoin helps Venezuelans to buy necessities

Some believe that the crypto-currency will become more popular in Venezuela as economic uncertainty escalates
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Spain demands a veto over Gibraltar’s future in Brexit talks

The European Union has infuriated the British government by putting the future of Gibraltar at stake in talks over the terms of Brexit.

Vladimir Putin quotes Ronald Reagan: “Read my lips!”

Russian President Vladimir Putin emphatically denied allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election.

Turkey ‘punishes’ the Dutch by blocking online travel giant Booking.com

A Turkish court has ordered the travel website Booking.com to be blocked in a dispute with the country's main travel agency association.

European Commission approves mega-merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont

There are two other mega-mergers in the industry that have yet to receive European Commission backing: ChemChina’s €40bn takeover of Syngenta; and Bayer’s €60bn acquisition of Monsanto.

EU condemns 600 detentions at Moscow anti-corruption rally

A Moscow court also jailed and fined government opposition leader Alexei Navalny after the anti-corruption demonstration in Moscow.

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