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  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others were injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between...

  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others were injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between Ukraine and separatists in the Russian-held eastern part of the country remain high and a 2015...

  • Thousands of people rallied in Australia and New Zealand on April 22 in support of science, the first of more than 500 marches globally triggered by concern over the rise of 'alternative facts'.

    Scientists worldwide left their labs and take to the streets to rail against what they say are mounting attacks against science.

  • LONDON, April 22- The United States could strike a free-trade agreement with the European Union after President Donald Trump warmed to a deal with the bloc, the Times reported on Saturday, quoting sources from both sides of the discussion. Post-Brexit Britain would be pushed behind Europe in the race to secure a U.S. deal after Germany's Angela Merkel persuaded...

  • TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. THURSDAY, APRIL 27 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech at the Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue Dinner. MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia interest rate decision- 1030 GMT.

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- Global economic leaders on Friday continued downplaying possible friction with the Trump administration over currencies, trade and other potentially contentious issues, even while acknowledging that much about the U.S. president's plans remains unclear. On a day when Donald Trump himself seemed focused on domestic matters-...

  • German soccer team bombing targeted club's stock price

    German police arrest a suspect linked to the soccer team bombing.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- Germany's finance minister is optimistic about reaching a "non-confrontational solution" on trade with the United States at a summit this summer, he said on Friday after meeting his U.S. counterpart in Washington. Yet, confirming early signs of a detente, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said neither topic was discussed in...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— The French presidential election could be a turning point for Europe's biggest economic project, the shared euro currency. And that leaves room for a very sharp drop in markets— and a blow to the longer-term prospects for the survival of the euro— if the winner turns out to be National Front candidate Marine Le Pen, who wants to take her country...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- Germany's finance minister is optimistic about reaching a "non-confrontational solution" on trade with U.S. Yet, confirming early signs of a detente, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said neither topic was discussed in Washington, where world leaders are gathering for the spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund.

  • *Berlin has promised 50 Mbps for all households by 2018. FRANKFURT, April 21- Germany's powerful. Taking aim at the government, the industry's VDMA lobby says Germany risks heading into an industrial dead-end with the strategy for data connections in remoter areas, where many of its often small but world-class engineering firms are based.

  • *Berlin has promised 50 Mbps for all households by 2018. FRANKFURT, April 21- Germany's powerful. Taking aim at the government, the industry's VDMA lobby says Germany risks heading into an industrial dead-end with the strategy for data connections in remoter areas, where many of its often small but world-class engineering firms are based.

  • A market speculator has been arrested and accused of bombing a German soccer team's bus for financial gain

    A 28-year-old market trader is accused of causing the explosion that injured two people on board a German football team's bus.

  • A measuring hose for emissions inspections in diesel engines in the exhaust tube of a Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI diesel car.

    Volkswagen and the government are asking a judge to approve a $2.8 billion criminal penalty against the automaker for cheating on diesel emissions tests.

  • Last year, a tiny piece of debris punched a gaping hole in the solar panel of Copernicus Sentinel -1 A, an observation satellite operated by the European Space Agency, or ESA. Experts meeting in Germany this week said the problem could get worse as private companies such as SpaceX, Google and Arlington, Virginia- based OneWeb send a flurry of new satellites into...

  • BRUSSELS, April 21- The European Union has no special plan if the two anti-EU candidates reach the final round of France's election on Sunday, diplomats said, leaving the bloc to brace itself and hope for a centrist victor. Even without a shock outcome, Brussels worries that neither of the more mainstream candidates can revive France's economy or help Germany...

  • German Fin Min: Optimistic on French elections

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble comments on the upcoming French election, candidate Marine Le Pen, and why he believes the euro can survive.

  • Germany Finance Minister: Trump is right on NATO spending

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks to CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera about NATO spending, President Donald Trump and the German economy.