Insolvent Air Berlin's administrator sues Etihad for up 2 bln euros

Insolvent Air Berlin's administrator sues Etihad for up 2 bln euros

German airline Air Berlin's insolvency administrator is suing Abu Dhabi's Etihad, its former owner, for damages of up 2 billion euros ($2.26 billion), a Berlin court said on Friday.
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Thousands of Hungarians continue to protest so-called 'slave law'

Thousands of Hungarians continue to protest so-called 'slave law'

Thousands of Hungarians protested in Budapest on Thursday (December 13), resuming demonstrations that started on Wednesday (December 12) against new legislation governing labor regulations.
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A Dutch church is holding a marathon service to block a family's Christmas deportation

A Dutch church is holding a marathon service to block a family's Christmas deportation

Worshippers at a church in the Netherlands have been holding round-the-clock prayer services for more than six weeks to prevent an Armenian family from being deported, hoping for a Christmas miracle.
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Paying the price of progress in China

Paying the price of progress in China

Wang Zhaohong worked on a demolition crew in Shenzhen at the turn of the century, clearing the way for the once-tiny border village to become a bustling metropolis. Now, suffering from a lung disease, the bedridden 50-year-old says the work he did wi
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France plans Renault CEO hunt as board frays over Ghosn -sources

France plans Renault CEO hunt as board frays over Ghosn -sources

Reuters Exclusive: The French government is, according to sources, seeking candidates to replace Renault's embattled boss Carlos Ghosn, as board members began to voice doubts about keeping him in office following his indictment in Japan for suspected
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World stocks tumble on weak economic data from China and Europe

World stocks tumble on weak economic data from China and Europe

Stocks worldwide tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe fanned concerns of a global economic slowdown and left investors fretting over the wider impact of a still-unresolved Sino-U.S. trade dispute.
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Seven-year-old girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

Seven-year-old girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

A seven-year-old girl from Guatemala died of dehydration and shock hours after she was taken into U.S. Border Patrol custody, U.S. Custom and Border Protection told the Washington Post on Thursday.
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Croatia suffers from lack of workers, struggles to catch up with rest of EU

Croatia suffers from lack of workers, struggles to catch up with rest of EU

Croatia is suffering a severe labour shortage, most glaringly in its booming seaside tourist resorts, that is compounding obstacles to economic growth and dimming hopes of catching up with more developed European Union peers.
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U.S. Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia - and Trump

U.S. Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia - and Trump

The US Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Trump on Saudi Arabia, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Suspect in Strasbourg attack killed in gun battle with police -officials

Suspect in Strasbourg attack killed in gun battle with police -officials

The suspected gunman, who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg on Tuesday, has been killed, two police sources said on Thursday. Chris Dignam has more.
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Feds probing Trump inauguration spending - WSJ

Feds probing Trump inauguration spending - WSJ

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether U.S. President Donald Trump's inaugural committee misspent some of the funds it raised, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. Gavino Garay has more.
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Virgin Galactic signals the age of space tourism

Virgin Galactic signals the age of space tourism

A Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached space on Thursday and returned safely to the California desert, capping off years of difficult testing to become the first U.S. commercial human flight to reach space since America's shuttle program ended in 201
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