[BRUSSELS] The European Union's plans to tighten up its oversight of financial firms have come under attack from industry and consumer groups that fear the move could hit businesses without...

[PARIS] The government of French President Emmanuel Macron needs to make good on its reform promises if it wants a shot at boosting growth durably, the International Monetary Fund said Thursday.

[BRUSSELS] The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, told the UK it must follow all EU rules during a transition period after it exits the bloc, and the duration of such an...

[BANGKOK] Thirteen activists were ordered to pay a total of US$16 million in compensation on Thursday for shutting down Bangkok's two main international airports during protests in 2008...

[NEW DELHI] The Indian government is considering a plan to loosen the fiscal deficit target so that it could spend an additional 500 billion rupees (S$10.5 billion) in the financial year ending in...

[SITTWE, Myanmar]An attack on an aid shipment in Myanmar's violence-wracked Rakhine state and a deadly Red Cross truck crash in Bangladesh on Thursday hampered desperately needed relief efforts...

[GENEVA] The World Trade Organization on Thursday upped its forecast for global trade growth in 2017 thanks to stronger than expected demand for merchandise in Asia and North America.

[BRUSSELS] The European Commission outlined different options for taxing digital companies as the 28-nation bloc seeks to raise money from an industry that it says provides less than it should to...

[BERLIN] Angela Merkel's conservatives dropped one percentage point in a poll released on Thursday, three days before a German election in which the chancellor is expected to win a fourth term,...

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