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EU and Iran agree on new payment system to skirt US sanctions

Five world powers and Iran agree to set up legal entity to circumvent US sanctions after Trump pullout from 2015 deal.

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Thousands protest in Buenos Aires against austerity policies

President Macri is expected to cut budgets as part of a deal to receive billions in IMF funds.

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US tariffs on $200bn in Chinese goods take effect

The tit-for-tat moves are the latest escalation in trade war between the world's two largest economies.

Chinese imports

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Discontent brews in India over Modi rule ahead of 2019 elections

People in India's political heartland say they have been let down by Modi's government despite high economic growth.

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Nigeria suspends relaunch of national airline

The relaunch has been suspended for strategic reasons and had nothing to do with politics, aviation minister said.

 Muhammadu Buhari

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US slaps tariffs on $200bn of China goods as trade war escalates

Trump warns US will impose further tariffs on $267bn worth of additional imports if China retaliates.

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China hits back at latest US tariffs with measures on $60bn

Tit-for-tat moves are the latest escalation in an ongoing trade row between the world's two largest economies.

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Iran OPEC chief: 'Saudi and Russia are taking oil market hostage'

Iran's OPEC chief Hossein Kazempour Ardebili says Saudi and Russian actions are a result of US attempts to cut Iran off.

Hossein Kazempour Ardebili

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Trump wants $200bn in tariffs on Chinese goods: reports

The reported green light for the tariffs had an immediate effect on financial markets.

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Erdogan says Turkey came under 'economic attack'

The Turkish leader described the sudden fall in the value of the lira last month as an 'economic assassination attempt'.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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