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Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine story

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who resigned Friday from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts, stepped down as The New Yorker was preparing to publish a lengthy article detailing Icahn's potential conflicts of interest and questioning the legality of his actions. Icahn said in a letter to ...

Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

Aug 21, 2017

Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport, amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries. Qatar and Saudi ...

Booming cryptocurrencies fire up investment interest

Aug 20, 2017

Booming cryptocurrencies fire up investment interest

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Virtual currencies have been playing an increasingly significant role in finance, with investors around the world buying the digital tokens and driving up their value dramatically. Markets in Japan are no exception. Industry insiders say cryptocurrencies will spread more widely, establishing their position as an asset ...

Aug 19, 2017

Japan to host symposium for reviving WTO talks on green goods tariffs

Japan will host an international symposium aimed at jump-starting the stalled negotiations on forging a tariff-cutting agreement for environmental goods involving 46 members of the World Trade Organization, sources said. The event is set for Aug. 29 in Beijing. The participating nations and regions, including ...