Two populist and stridently anti-European Union political groups, both fierce rivals, surged in Italy's parliamentary election at the expense of the country's traditional powers, but neither gained enough support to govern alone, preliminary results showed.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
Despite a conciliatory meeting over the week end in Mar-a-Lago with Chinese Premier Xi Jinping, US president Donald Trump will still relish an opportunity to chop down on imports from China and any other country with which there is trade imbalances, as he pursues his major campaign promise to tackle the $500bn (€472bn) trade deficit and bring back jobs to US soil.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Strong aftershocks have damaged two key access roads into quake-struck Amatrice, threatening to isolate the tiny Italian hilltop town as hopes fade that firefighters will find any more survivors from the earthquake that killed at least 278 people.
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
Activity in China’s manufacturing sector unexpectedly contracted in October for a third straight month, an official survey showed yesterday, fuelling fears that the economy may still be losing momentum despite a raft of stimulus measures.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
Increased infrastructure investment is key to stabilising China’s economic growth, a top state adviser said yesterday, while calling on the country’s central bank to lower the cost of financing for companies and increase overall credit.
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015