Category Archives: Business

Spain meet Czechs as Euros shape up without Platini

By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) – Spain will commence their bid for an unprecedented third successive European Championship title against Czech Republic while hosts France will open the 2016 tournament…

France seeks to form coalition of ambition, carbon price

PARIS (Reuters) – France will revise its domestic goals for cutting greenhouse gases by 2020 & will seek to build a coalition of nations striving for a global carbon price…

Fed expected to hike rates amid nagging worries

After a long buildup that stirred waves of turbulence in global markets, the Federal Reserve finally is expected to end its seven-year crisis stance with an interest rate increase on…

Key points of the landmark Paris climate agreement

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — U.N. climate talks reached a milestone Saturday when more than 190 countries adopted the first accord asking all countries to join the fight against global…

Eurozone officials rule out IMF's exclusion from Greek bailout

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) – The IMF will not be excluded from Greece's third bailout programme review, Eurozone officials told Greece on Saturday after its prime minister said the…

The Latest: Palestinians to join climate change convention

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The latest on the U.N. climate conference outside Paris (all times local): 12:30 a.m. The Palestinians say they will submit to the U.N. secretary-general their…

With landmark climate accord, world marks turn from fossil fuels

By Alister Doyle & Barbara Lewis PARIS (Reuters) – The global climate summit in Paris forged a landmark agreement on Saturday, setting the course for a historic transformation of the…

Average gas price soon under $2, lowest since recession

DALLAS (AP) — Gasoline is close to breaking below a key psychological barrier as drivers enjoy some of the cheapest pump prices since the recession. The nationwide average price of…

North Korean pop band cancels Beijing concert, leaves for home

BEIJING (Reuters) – An all-female North Korean pop group formed by leader Kim Jong Un abruptly canceled a Beijing concert on Saturday because of "communication issues" & headed home, Chinese…