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Lufthansa makes new offer to end costly pilots' strike

Since the walkout began on Wednesday more than 315,000 passengers have been affected.

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Lufthansa pilots extend strike over pay dispute

Pilots at German airline extend strike to Saturday, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded.

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Rodrigo Duterte vows to free economy from oligarchs

Outspoken president has shown no qualms about confronting conglomerates that dominate the Philippines' economy.

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Donald Trump vows to quit TPP for 'fair trade deals'

Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade pact is "a potential disaster", says US president-elect.

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India: Demonetisation takes its toll on the poor

The Indian government's move to withdraw high-value banknotes from circulation is taking a toll on the country's poor.

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Anger intensifies over India's demonetisation move

Hundreds of thousands of Indians stand in line for third day to swap banned notes as banks struggle to cope with demand.

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Egypt: IMF approves $12bn loan

The loan, to be allocated over the course of three years, is aimed at pulling the country out of an economic crisis.

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Zimbabweans sleep outside banks as cash crisis worsens

After running out of US dollar reserves, some Zimbabwean banks have limited cash withdrawals to 50 dollars a day.

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Japan, India sign agreement on civil nuclear power

Landmark agreement signed in Tokyo despite criticism from anti-nuclear groups citing threats to safety.

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ESCWA: 'Arab Spring' cost Middle East economies $614bn

ESCWA's $614bn figure equal to six percent of GDP of regional economies from 2010 Tunisia protests to end of last year.

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