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  • BOBO-DIOULASSO, Burkina Faso, Dec 8- In 2000, farmers in Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton grower, were desperate. GM was established in large-scale farming in South Africa, but not among the smallholders who produce most African cotton. By 2015, three-quarters of all Burkina Faso's production was GM, and it became a showcase for the technology among...

  • BOBO-DIOULASSO, Burkina Faso, Dec 8- In 2000, farmers in Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton grower, were desperate. GM was established in large-scale farming in South Africa, but not among the smallholders who produce most African cotton. By 2015, three-quarters of all Burkina Faso's production was GM, and it became a showcase for the technology among...

  • President Donald Trump prepares to leave a note at the Western Wall in Jerusalem May 22, 2017.

    Trump will announce Wednesday that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move the embassy there.

  • President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands after delivering press statements prior to an official dinner in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017.

    President Trump informed Palestinian President Mahmolud Abbas on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Abbas's spokesman said.

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds non-rate-setting meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting 0330 GMT.

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo 0400 GMT. TOKYO- ECB board member and Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de...

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo 0400 GMT. TOKYO- ECB board member and Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de...

  • ADEN, Dec 2- Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Saturday he was ready for a "new page" in relations with the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen if it stopped attacks on his country. Together they have fought the Saudi-led coalition which intervened in Yemen in 2015 aiming to restore the internationally recognised government of President...

  • ADEN, Dec 2- Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Saturday he was ready for a "new page" in relations with the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen if it stopped attacks on his country. Together they have fought the Saudi-led coalition which intervened in Yemen in 2015 aiming to restore the internationally recognised government of President...

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo 0400 GMT. TOKYO- ECB board member and Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de...

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo 0400 GMT. TOKYO- ECB board member and Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen greets teams participating in the Federal Reserve Board 14th annual national College Fed Challenge Finals- 1330 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo 0400 GMT. TOKYO- ECB board member and Bank of France...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen greets teams participating in the Federal Reserve Board 14th annual national College Fed Challenge Finals- 1330 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a seminar in Tokyo 0400 GMT. TOKYO- ECB board member and Bank of France...

  • FRANKFURT- Introductory remarks by ECB bank supervisory chief Daniele Nouy at the hearing on the draft addendum to the ECB Guidance to banks on non-performing loans- 1100 GMT. BRUSSELS- ECB chief economist Peter Praet delivers the Ludwig Erhard Lecture, organised by the Lisbon Council- 1000 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision...

  • FRANKFURT- Introductory remarks by ECB bank supervisory chief Daniele Nouy at the hearing on the draft addendum to the ECB Guidance to banks on non-performing loans- 1100 GMT. BRUSSELS- ECB chief economist Peter Praet delivers the Ludwig Erhard Lecture, organized by the Lisbon Council- 1000 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a speech on market regulation to the FICC Markets Standards Board 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee- 1500 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso gives a speech at the Jiji Press Kin'yu...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a speech on market regulation to the FICC Markets Standards Board 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee- 1500 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso gives a speech at the Jiji Press Kin'yu...

  • DUBAI, Nov 28- Egypt's stock market surged on Tuesday after the central bank removed caps on deposits and withdrawals of foreign currency for importers, scrapping one of the last currency controls in place since the Arab Spring uprising in 2011.. The central bank's move reflects a big improvement in foreign currency liquidity after Egypt obtained a $12...

  • PHILADELPHIA- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on "Financial Safety for the Aging Population" before the "Aging, Cognition, and Financial Health: Building a Robust System for Older Americans" Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia 1515 GMT. WASHINGTON- Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on...

  • PHILADELPHIA- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on "Financial Safety for the Aging Population" before the "Aging, Cognition, and Financial Health: Building a Robust System for Older Americans" Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia 1515 GMT. WASHINGTON- Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on...