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  • Now, the head of Turkey's second army, responsible for its borders with Syria and Iraq, is in prison in Duzce, some 216 km east of Istanbul, the most senior serving general arrested for suspected involvement in a failed military coup. But it exposed and exacerbated divisions within the second largest military in the NATO alliance, raising questions about its...

  • *LME lead risks long liquidation if breaks $1,800- Triland. Our economists think markets have become too complacent about the outlook for U.S. monetary policy, "said analyst Carsten Menke at Julius Baer in Zurich. Shanghai Futures Exchange copper fell 1 percent to 37,810 yuan a tonne.

  • BERLIN— The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne Cathedral. Local daily Express reported Tuesday that the church decided to take legal action after the virtual reality game's manufacturers didn't react to requests to exclude the ancient building from "Pokemon Go." The newspaper quoted the dean, Robert...

  • *Combined company to be headquartered in Hamburg. FRANKFURT, July 26- Daimler's mytaxi said it will will merge with British rival Hailo in an all-share deal, creating Europe's largest smartphone-based taxi-hailing business. In similar deals this year, Volkswagen took a $300 million stake in Gett and General Motors invested $500 million in Lyft.

  • ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 26- Muna Awwal wants to go to school. Muna and her family arrived in Turkey from Syria in 2013. Her father Mahmud says some of the clothes are sold in Europe.

  • SHANGHAI/ TOKYO, July 25- China dodged criticism of its economic management at a G20 meeting it hosted on the weekend, even winning plaudits for yuan transparency, much to the frustration of Japanese officials who are calling for more reforms from Beijing. "We have been very polite with China," said a European official at the meeting in the southwestern Chinese city...

  • WASHINGTON, July 25- The U.S. The endangerment finding triggers the EPA to start a rule- making process for a greenhouse gas emission standard for aircraft. The EPA said the standard would be "at least as stringent" as one developed by the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization.

  • LONDON, July 25- Luxembourg will not seek to lure away British financial firms anxious about keeping a foot in the European Union after Brexit, the Grand Duchy's government said on Monday, saying it aimed instead to work with them for mutual benefit. The UK financial sector and Luxembourg have long had close ties, especially in managing Europe's trillions of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • SHANGHAI/ TOKYO, July 25- China dodged criticism of its economic management at a G20 meeting it hosted on the weekend, even winning plaudits for yuan transparency, much to the frustration of Japanese officials who are calling for more reforms from Beijing. "We have been very polite with China," said a European official at the meeting in the southwestern Chinese city...

  • SINGAPORE/ PARIS, July 25- Chicago wheat prices rose on Monday on growing concern that the size of the crop in the European Union, the world's largest exporter of the cereal, could be lower than expected, pulling up corn in their wake. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract was 1.7 percent higher at $4.32-1/ 2 a bushel by 1031 GMT, after falling in the...

  • BRUSSELS/ BERLIN, July 25- Europe's Commissioner for Justice is working with EU consumer groups to pressure Volkswagen to compensate clients in Europe as it has in the United States over the diesel emissions scandal. The German carmaker has pledged up to $15.3 billion to compensate 475,000 owners of VW diesel-powered cars, but has so far rejected such calls for...

  • BERLIN, July 25- German business morale fell only slightly in July, a benchmark survey showed, suggesting Europe's largest economy has weathered the immediate storm from Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The Munich- based Ifo economic institute said on Monday its business climate index, based on a monthly survey of some 7,000 firms, fell to 108.3 in July...

  • BERLIN— A closely watched index of German business optimism declined only slightly in July following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Market analysts had expected a sharper decline in the mood in Europe's biggest economy. Carsten Brzeski, chief economist at ING-DiBa in Frankfurt, said "German businesses do not seem to be extremely shocked by the...

  • AMSTERDAM _ Koninklijke Philips NV on Monday reported second-quarter earnings of $466.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Amsterdam- based company said it had net income of 51 cents. Keywords: Royal Philips, Earnings Report.

  • VIENTIANE, Laos— China scored an unequivocal diplomatic victory Monday, preventing Southeast Asia's main grouping from criticizing it for territorially expanding in the South China Sea, even though some of the bloc's members are victims of Beijing's actions. Most significantly, it failed to mention a recent ruling by an international arbitration panel in a...

  • *Pound wobbly after weak U.K. business activity readings. TOKYO, July 25- The dollar was buoyant against the euro and yen early on Monday as a prevailing risk-on mood continued to support the U.S. currency and assets. The euro was down 0.1 percent at $1.0969 after slipping to a one-month low of $1.0955 on Friday in the wake of shootings that took place on Friday in...