General Motors is preparing to launch the world's first mass-produced cars with eye- and head-tracking technology that can tell whether drivers are distracted.
The ECB meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to recovery, inflation and the sluggish pace of reform.
President Putin called for immediate talks on Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow endorsed rebel calls for independence.
Pro-democracy activists vowed to bring Hong Kong's financial hub to a standstill after China rejected their demands to choose the next leader in 2017.
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