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Egypt raises fuel prices for second time in months

Fuel prices jump by up to 55 in second round of price hike since the local currency was floated in November.

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US toughens airport security for foreign flights

Homeland Security says airlines must step up security for US-bound flights or face possibility of total electronics ban.

airlines

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Major cyberattack sweeps globe, cripples computers

Malicious software paralyses thousands of business around the world and shut downs government agencies.

Shipping giant Maersk

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The mysterious fall in Saudi foreign reserves

Net foreign assets falling despite narrower budget deficit, mystifying economists and diplomats monitoring Riyadh.

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Qatari riyal strengthens amid GCC crisis

The Qatari riyal has suffered drops since the beginning of the blockade by neighbouring Gulf countries and Egypt.

The Qatari riyal

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EU fines Google $2.7bn for breaching competition rules

Google handed record €2.42bn fine for breaching competition rules in online shopping service.

Margrethe Vestager

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Australian economy ties record for longest expansion

Household consumption still weak as savings rate drops.

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Japan's airbag giant Takata files for bankruptcy

The Tokyo-based car parts giant is facing lawsuits and huge costs over an airbag defect linked to at least 16 deaths.

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Qatar Airways seeks to buy stakes in American Airlines

US carrier files for required permit to allow Qatar's state-owned carrier to buy 10-percent stake in American Airlines.

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Uber's CEO and cofounder Travis Kalanick steps down

Kalanick taking time out to heal from mother's death and giving company 'room to embrace new chapter in Uber's history'.

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