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Central banks expand their power around the globe

Central banks worldwide are likely to get even broader mandates and will retain many of their often improvised unconventional tools

North-Korea postpones nuclear tests, international tensions remain

North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang.

UN: World faces largest humanitarian crisis since 1945

More than 20 million people in four countries facing starvation and famine, the UN humanitarian chief said Friday.

New Zealanders save stranded whales

More than 650 pilot whales had beached themselves along Farewell Spit at the tip of the South Island in two separate mass strandings over recent days.

Over 90 countries risk ending up on EU tax haven blacklist

The European Union has written to more than 90 countries warning them that they are being “screened” and may appear in a planned “blacklist” of tax havens.

US judge orders Google to turn over foreign emails

A US judge has ordered Google to comply with search warrants seeking customer emails stored outside the United States, diverging from a federal appeals court that reached the opposite conclusion in a similar case involving Microsoft.

Germany urges EU to speed up trade deals with Asia

Germany wants to boost support for free trade around the world in response to scepticism about it from new US President Donald Trump.

French President sees EU opportunities in the Pacific now that America has withdrawn from...

The Pacific Alliance, which includes Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru, is a vehicle aimed at increasing regional exports and attract investment from Asia.

Oil producers will lower output by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day

Energy ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC countries meeting in Vienna on Sunday have struck a positive note regarding their agreement to cut oil output as a committee set to monitor compliance with the deal meets for the first time.

Is dark matter killing off galaxies across the universe?

An international team of researchers based at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Australia believe they have finally found the answer.

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