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Georgian parliament elects ruling party candidate as new speaker

TBILISI The Georgian parliament on Tuesday elected a ruling Georgia Dream Party candidate as its new speaker following the resignation of his predecessor after violent protests outside the building.

UK PM frontrunner Johnson explains his favourite pastime - making buses

LONDON Britain's Boris Johnson said on Tuesday his passion is to make buses out of old wooden crates, explaining how he paints passengers "enjoying themselves" on their environmentally friendly transport.

25 Jun 2019

Boris Johnson explains his favourite pastime: making buses

LONDON Britain's Boris Johnson said on Tuesday his passion is to make buses out of old wooden crates, explaining how he paints passengers "enjoying themselves" on their environmentally friendly transport.

25 Jun 2019

UK PM frontrunner Johnson explains his favourite pastime - making buses

LONDON, June 25 Britain's Boris Johnson said on Tuesday his passion is to make buses out of old wooden crates, explaining how he paints passengers "enjoying themselves" on their environmentally friendly transport.

25 Jun 2019

EU ministers approve trade deal with Vietnam

BRUSSELS Ministers from European Union countries on Tuesday approved a landmark free trade agreement with Vietnam, which will reduce tariffs on 99% of goods over a period of 10 years.

25 Jun 2019

Russia threatens more economic pain in standoff with Georgia

TBILISI/MOSCOW Russia on Monday served notice to ex-Soviet Georgia it faces painful consequences if anti-Russian protests are not brought under control, saying it was tightening controls on wine imports that bring Georgia millions of dollars in revenue each year.

24 Jun 2019

ANZ under fire from NZ regulator, government over risk controls, governance

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY New Zealand's deputy prime minister on Monday called on the chairman of the local unit of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group to step down as regulators ramped up pressure on the lender to improve its internal risk controls and governance.

24 Jun 2019

ANZ under fire from NZ regulator, government over risk controls, governance

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY New Zealand's deputy prime minister on Monday called on the chairman of the local unit of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group to step down as regulators ramped up pressure on the lender to improve its internal risk controls and governance.

24 Jun 2019

Old wine in new bottles? U.S. economic plans for Palestinians recall past efforts

JERUSALEM/GAZA Several major projects in U.S. President Donald Trump's $50 billion economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalled by conflict, analysts said on Sunday.

World, Israel 24 Jun 2019

Old wine in new bottles? U.S. economic plans for Palestinians recall past efforts

JERUSALEM/GAZA Several major projects in U.S. President Donald Trump's $50 billion economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalled by conflict, analysts said on Sunday.

24 Jun 2019