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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The top central bankers from France and Germany are joining in an appeal to fix longstanding flaws in the euro currency by more closely integrating their economies and putting more authority over financial policies at the Euro ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India said its economy grew 7.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, a rate of expansion that puts the South Asian nation ahead of China's 6.8 percent growth during the same period.The data released Monday by the Indian Cen ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Central Bank effectively closed down two of the country's smaller banks Monday after it revoked their operating licenses, its latest effort to consolidate the sprawling banking sector.The Central Bank pulled the license fo ...more

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PRAGUE (AP) — After the attacks in Paris and New Year's security scares, Germans have been snapping up self-defense equipment like stun guns — to the delight of a Czech manufacturer who corners the market.Prague-based Euro Security Products, or ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The new CEO of Credit Suisse has proposed that its board make a "significant" cut in his bonus after the Swiss bank posted disappointing earnings last week and announced 4,000 job cuts.The bank on Monday confirmed comments by Tidja ...more

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PRAGUE (AP) — Hundreds of Czech taxi drivers are blocking a major road in downtown Prague to demand higher pay and protest alternative services such as Uber.The protest began early Monday with drivers blocking two of the three lines in both dire ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state security service says it has detained seven people in the country's Ural mountain region on suspicion of terrorist activities.The country's Federal Security Service announced on Monday that the suspects, detained in ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement.Some South Afri ...more

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DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Qatari state oil company, Qatar Petroleum, says it has reached a deal with Chevron to acquire 30 percent of its stake in offshore drilling areas in Morocco.Under the terms of the deal announced Monday, Chevron will hold on ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were little changed Monday in thin holiday trading as investors fretted about a global economic slowdown after data showed U.S. employers added fewer jobs last month.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 ro ...more