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Panama Canal sets sights on new $17 billion expansion project

panamaCOCOLI, Panama--As it enters the final stretch of a massive expansion, the Panama Canal Authority is setting its sights on an even more ambitious project worth up to $17 billion that would allow it to handle the world's biggest ships.
  Workers are now installing giant, 22-story lock gates to accommodate larger "Post-Panamax" ships through the Canal, one of the world's busiest maritime...

Suspended tax transfers leave Palestinian economy on brink

palestiniansRAMALLAH, West Bank--Israel's decision to withhold $130 million a month in revenue collected on behalf of the...

Top US CEOs reaped billions from stock gains in recent years

ceoBOSTON--CEOs at large U.S. companies collectively realized at least $6 billion more in compensation than initially...

US bets on Brazil, extends new invitation to Rousseff

rousseffSAO PAULO--The Obama administration has again invited Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff for a state visit to...

French builder to sue over claims of forced labour in Qatar

PARIS--French construction giant Vinci vigorously denied allegations it had violated the rights of migrant workers...

Tsipras, Merkel display goodwill, little sign of debt progress

greeceBERLIN--Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel put on a public display of mutual...

ChemChina to buy into Italian tyre maker Pirelli

pirelliMILAN--China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) is to buy into Pirelli, the world's fifth-largest tyre maker, in a...

US multinationals set to face much more pain from strong dollar

dollarNEW YORK--The surging value of the U.S. dollar may be posing the biggest threat to U.S. corporate earnings since the...

IMF, ADB add support for China-led development bank

chinaBEIJING--China received critical support from the International Monetary Forum and Asian Development Bank on Sunday...

Toyota expected to approve Mexico plant within weeks

TOKYO/MEXICO CITY--Toyota Motor is finalising plans for its first passenger car assembly plant in Mexico that could...

US sets first major fracking rules on federal lands

frackingWASHINGTON--The Obama administration's new rules governing fracking on federal lands drew swift criticism from all...

Cameron sees hope for his EU "Mission: Impossible"

BRUSSELS--European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday he was ready to discuss the "mission impossible" of...

Greek PM assures EU creditors reforms coming

eusummitBRUSSELS--Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras assured European Union creditors at late-night crisis talks in Brussels...

OPEC's Gulf core steels for longer wait, lower prices

DUBAI--U.S. shale drilling may be slowing, but not fast enough for OPEC to change policy at its June meeting or to...

Alibaba investors face lock-up battered but largely unbowed

alibabaNEW YORK--As Alibaba was preparing to sell shares to U.S. investors for the first time, Jerry Verseput tried to...

Fed opens door wider for rate hike but downgrades outlook

usafedWASHINGTON--The Federal Reserve on Wednesday moved a step closer to hiking rates for the first time since 2006, but...

US urges allies to think twice before joining China-led bank

asiabankBERLIN/WASHINGTON--The United States has urged countries to think twice before signing up to a new China-led Asian...

BMW's sales crown scrutinized as profits shrink, rivals catch up

bmwFRANKFURT--For years, record sales of high-performance sports cars meant big profits at BMW that could fund...

Andorra moves to contain money-laundering scandal

bancoMADRID--State-appointed managers at Andorra's Banca Privada d'Andorra (BPA) have capped cash withdrawals in an...

ECB chief calls for quantum leap in European integration

ecbFRANKFURT--Describing the euro zone economy as "steadily recovering", European Central Bank President Mario Draghi...

China consumer rights show targets Volkswagen, Nissan

chinaSHANGHAI--Carmakers including Volkswagen AG, Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Daimler AG were scrambling late on Sunday after...

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Friday, 27 March 2015
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COCOLI, Panama--As it enters the final stretch of a massive expansion, the Panama Canal Authority... Read more...
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RAMALLAH, West Bank--Israel's decision to withhold $130 million a month in revenue collected on... Read more...
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LOS ANGELES--When his lead actor died suddenly, James Wan knew there was not another director who... Read more...
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Friday, 27 March 2015
LEICESTER, England--Richard III, the last English king to die in battle whose remains were found... Read more...
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Notices March 27
Friday, 27 March 2015
Saturday March 28 CAR WASH Organised by University of St. Martin Ambassadors group. Proceeds of the... Read more...
Notices March 26
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