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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters at his Black Sea hometown, Guneysu, Turkey, early Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak will reveal a " new economic model " as the Turkish Lira has lost more than 30 percent of its value since the start of the year.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
August 10, 2018 - 6:34 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday, when its currency nosedived on concerns about its economic policies and a dispute with the U.S., which President Donald Trump stoked further with a promise to double tariffs on the NATO ally. The lira tumbled 14 percent in...
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan during London Tech Week in London, Monday, June 11 2018. London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he hopes U.S. President Donald Trump will reconsider the protectionist measures that divided the G-7 summit in Canada last weekend. (AP Photo/Robert Stevens)
June 11, 2018 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he's optimistic the city will continue to draw investors after Brexit as a survey showed Britain's attractiveness as a destination for foreign direct investment dimmed last year. The U.K. slipped to third place in a survey of 450 global investors by EY,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Feb 22, 2014, Gianni Infantino gestures during a press conference at the Acropolis Convention Centre in Nice, southeastern France. FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants to team up with American, Chinese and Saudi Arabian interests to launch an expanded 24-team Club World Cup, played every four years starting in 2021, and a two-yearly global competition for national teams. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, FILE)
April 11, 2018 - 5:59 am
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA is planning to team up with Saudi Arabian, Chinese and American investors in a $25 billion, 12-year deal that could add two major international tournaments to an already crowded soccer calendar. With preparations for this year's World Cup in Russia reaching a climax, FIFA...
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This photo shows a scanned copy of page one of a three-page letter dated March 22, 2018, and addressed to Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela from lawyers representing U.S. President Donald Trump's family hotel business. The letter asks Varela to intervene with the court on behalf of the Trump Organization in its fight to continue running a luxury waterfront hotel, complaining that Panama’s courts denied the organization due process in violation of a bilateral treaty and warning there could be consequences for the country. The letter from the Trump Organization to the Panamanian President "URGENTLY request(s) your influence in relation to a commercial dispute involving Trump Hotel aired before Panama's judiciary." (AP Photo)
April 09, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PANAMA CITY (AP) — The text of the letter from the Britton & Iglesias law firm to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, as translated by The Associated Press. Your Excellency Mr. President: We are the law office Britton & Iglesias and we write to you in the name and representation of our...
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A man looks an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index and New York Dow index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Asian stocks have fallen for a second day amid jitters about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and mounting scrutiny of technology companies. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
April 02, 2018 - 11:15 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell for a second day Tuesday amid jitters about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and mounting public scrutiny of technology companies. Markets in China, Japan, Australia and South Korea all declined while the Japanese yen rose against the dollar as currency traders looked...
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A man walks past the Athens University with the statue of Greek national hero Rigas Fereos in central Athens, on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Greece has launched a seven-year bond auction, in the first major step this year toward a return to the markets. The country's third successive bailout, funded by other Eurozone countries, ends this August. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
February 08, 2018 - 2:34 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Investors bought strongly Thursday into a bond issue designed to help wean Greece off its international bailouts, in what officials see as an endorsement of efforts to right the country's battered economy. Officials said Greece raised about 3 billion euros ($3.7 billion) from...
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February 02, 2018 - 12:58 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission says a Miami businessman accused of massive fraud involving foreign investors' money in a Vermont ski area has agreed to pay back more than $81 million. The SEC announced the settlement with Ariel Quiros Friday. It must be approved by a...
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Supporters of former soccer player George Weah, presidential candidate for the Coalition for Democratic Change, celebrate, in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday Dec. 29, 2017. The National Election Commission has declared George Weah president-elect and Jewel Howard-Taylor vice president-elect following the Dec. 26 runoff poll. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
December 30, 2017 - 2:51 pm
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — George Weah gave his first public address as Liberia's president-elect Saturday, telling potential investors that the nation is "open and ready for business" and calling on Liberians who live abroad to come home. The former international soccer star spoke at Coalition for...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, SoftBank Group Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son, left, speaks during a SoftBank World presentation at a hotel in Tokyo. Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank has reached a deal with Uber to invest billions in the ride-hailing giant. Uber Technologies Inc. confirmed the investment in a statement Sunday, Nov. 12, without giving details. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
November 12, 2017 - 10:45 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank has reached a deal with Uber to invest billions in the ride-hailing giant. Uber Technologies Inc. confirmed the investment in a statement Sunday without giving details. But a person briefed on the deal told The Associated Press that SoftBank...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, an oil tanker approaches the new Jetty during the launch of a $650 million oil facility in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., or ADNOC, the United Arab Emirates' main state oil company, is seeking to create joint ventures with international investors and is considering floating shares in some of its businesses in an effort to raise billions of dollars according to plans disclosed Monday, July 10, 2017, in an article in the Abu Dhabi-based state-linked daily The National. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
July 10, 2017 - 6:53 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' main state oil company said Monday it is seeking to create joint ventures with international investors and is considering floating shares in some of its businesses in an effort to raise billions of dollars and create more jobs locally...
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