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  • Refugees give push to German construction boom Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 5:27 AM ET
    A woman stands behind a gate as she waits with other migrants and refugees to enter a registration camp, after crossing the Greek-Macedonia border.

    A company is being flooded with orders for its pre-fabricated homes to house some of the one million asylum seekers flooding into Germany.

  • Morgan Stanley predicts EU growth of 1.8% Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    Morgan Stanley predicts EU growth of 1.8%

    Elga Bartsch, chief European economist at Morgan Stanley, says there are three political risks to growth in the euro zone in 2016.

  • 1M migrants entered Europe in 2015: UN Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    1M migrants entered  Europe in 2015: UN

    An 'unprecedented' number of people arrived in Europe this year by sea and land.

  • Syria funds suggest IS link to Indonesian militants Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 1:25 AM ET
    Children ride a bike past a house with police tape around it, following a raid by anti-terror police in Mojokerto, East Java, Indonesia December 20, 2015.

    Some of the Indonesian men arrested for planning a string of militant attacks had received funding from Syria.

  • Not since 1989, the year the Berlin Wall fell and communism crumbled across eastern Europe, has the continent's geopolitical kaleidescope been shaken up so vigorously. The collapse of the Iron Curtain led within two years to the agreement to create a single European currency and, over the following 15 years, to the eastward enlargement of the EU and NATO up to...

  • FORT LAUDERDALE/ NEW YORK/ SEATTLE/ VANCOUVER Dec 21- U. S. and Canadian officials have pledged to work with China to track down and repatriate Chinese fugitives living abroad. So far, only one person on China's Operation Sky Net list of 100 most wanted fugitives- 46 of whom were believed to be in the United States and Canada- has been returned to China from either...

  • Why do Gulf countries sit out the migrant crisis? Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Bahrain, Manama, Cityscape view

    With resources stretched to their limits and political pressure building in the West, will Gulf countries help absorb migrants?

  • Who everyone will be watching at Tuesday's GOP debate Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Sen. Ted Cruz speaks at the Republican debate in Milwaukee, Nov. 10, 2015.

    Tuesday night's Republican debate showcases a markedly changed race. The New York Times reports.

  • French National Front political party leader Marine Le Pen arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, to attend a meeting with government, main political parties leaders and presidents of the Parliament, November 15, 2015.

    Marine Le Pen's National Front lost election run-offs in three key regions despite topping last week's first round, exit polls showed.

  • ZURICH, Dec 13- Switzerland should let in at least 50,000 immigrants a year even if unemployment rises, the head of the Swiss employers association said, appealing to the right-wing People's Party to be flexible in stemming the influx of foreigners. Switzerland threatened this month to impose unilateral curbs on immigration from the European Union should it...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- Israeli politicians and more than 370,000 Britons urged their governments on Wednesday to bar Donald Trump from their countries after the Republican presidential front-runner said Muslims should be denied entry into the United States. A major chain of Middle East department stores halted sales of the real estate mogul's glitzy " Trump...

  • Will EB-5 changes impact US property investment? Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
    Will EB-5 changes impact US property investment?

    Chinese property buyers in Miami have doubled yearly since 2013, but not all are looking for citizenship, says Christopher Zoller, president of Miami Residential.

  • *National Front secures best regional election showing. PARIS, Dec 7- France's mainstream political parties were scrambling for a way to stop the rise of the far-right National Front on Monday after its historic first-round lead in regional elections. Boosted by fears over the Islamic State attacks that killed 130 people in Paris on Nov. 13, Marine Le Pen's party...

  • *National Front secures best regional election showing. PARIS, Dec 7- France's mainstream political parties were scrambling for a way to stop the rise of the far-right National Front on Monday after it emerged with an historic first-round lead in regional elections. It also exposed fault lines within both the country's main traditional political groupings...

  • EU interior ministers have agreed to press ahead with plans to suspend the Schengen passport-free travel zone, the FT reports.

  • Move to the Middle East for greater financial rewards Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Move to the Middle East for greater financial rewards

    Countries such as Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia can provide the best financial rewards for expats.

  • Migration a growth opportunity for EU: Spain Econ Min Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 | 1:05 AM ET
    Migration a growth opportunity for EU: Spain Fin Min

    Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos, says migrants provide a clear opportunity for European growth.

  • Immigration curbs to weigh on Swiss growth - OECD Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 8:30 AM ET

    ZURICH, Dec 1- A dynamic and open Swiss economy has weathered a strong franc with little impact, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Tuesday, but it warned that curbs on immigration pose bigger challenges ahead. Immigration accounts for much of the nation of 8.2 million's traditionally robust economic growth, the economic think...

  • Migrant labor shames FIFA ahead of Qatar 2022: Amnesty Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    Labor exploitation remains rife in Qatar and authorities are not delivering enough reform, according to Amnesty International.

  • The app to teach migrant children on the move Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    Internally displaced Syrians at a refugee camp near the Turkish border in Atmeh (Qatma), Syria

    As more migrants travel to Europe or are displaced by conflict in the Middle East, another problem has emerged – education.