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Politics: Page 995

EU, Africa to held summit in April
EU AfricaMarch 31, 2014 ET
The fourth EU-Africa summit will take place in Brussels on 2-3 April under the theme "Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace".
China, Germany to build yuan center
Beijing and BerlinMarch 31, 2014 ET
Beijing and Berlin agreed to launch an offshore yuan trading center on Friday as President Xi Jinping visited Germany on the third leg of his European tour.
Peru awards $5.66 billion subway project
Peru subwayMarch 31, 2014 ET
A consortium led by European firms Finmeccanica and ACS won a contract for a $5.66 billion subway line in Lima after competitors dropped out of the contest last week, Peru's state investment agency said.
Studies: U.S. shipping law strangling Puerto Rico
Puerto RicoMarch 28, 2014 ET
A U.S. federal law that bans foreign vessels from engaging in coastwise shipping within U.S. territory adversely affects Puerto Rico's troubled economy, according to studies cited by the island's Senate.
Qatar buys helicopters, missiles for $23 billion
Qatar armyMarch 28, 2014 ET
Qatar announced contracts worth about $23 billion to buy attack helicopters, guided missiles, tankers and other weapons from Boeing, Airbus, and other arms makers.
Argentina to issue 10bn Pesos in bonds
ArgentinaMarch 28, 2014 ET
Argentina's government will issue 10 billion pesos ($1.25 billion) in bonds on Friday as it seeks funding from local investors and tries to drain liquidity.
Renzi says Italy must change approach on EU funds
Matteo RenziMarch 28, 2014 ET
Premier Matteo Renzi said that Italy needs to change the way it manages European Union funding, changing the management of European funds and leaving behind a bureaucratic way of managing.
Brazil slams Standard & Poor's over downgrade
BrazilMarch 28, 2014 ET
A Brazilian official slammed the downgrade of his country's credit rating by Standard & Poor's, saying the rating agency is incompetent and Brazil's economy is solid.
Putin vows to create national payment system
Vladimir PutinMarch 28, 2014 ET
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia will create its national payment system to secure smooth operations of local banks, in a move to deter "disruptions" from such Western systems as Visa and MasterCard.
UK Trade Minister for speedy conclusion to Canada agreement
Lord LivingstonMarch 27, 2014 ET
Lord Livingston begins a 3 day trade visit to Canada where he will call for a speedy conclusion to an EU-Canada trade agreement benefitting UK firms by 1.3 billion pounds a year.
Banks of England, China to sign MoU RMB clearing and settlement
renminbiMarch 27, 2014 ET
The Bank of England and the People's Bank of China (PBoC) have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on renminbi (RMB) clearing and settlement in London.
Caribbean Community urges U.S. to end embargo against Cuba
CubaMarch 27, 2014 ET
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) renewed its call for an end to the United States' 50 years old trade embargo against Cuba. Washington imposed the trade and economic embargo against Havana in late 1962, nearly four years after Fidel Castro came to power.