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EUROPE

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 24, 2020
Suzuki and Jeep found to have broken EU emissions rules
Suzuki's Vitara and Fiat Chrysler's Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel models both violate emissions rules and must be fixed or face a ban on sales across Europe, the Dutch road authority RDW ruled on Thursday.
BUSINESS
Jan 2, 2020
Bird flu found on turkey farms in Poland, Europe's largest poultry producer
Bird flu has been detected in turkeys in eastern Poland, authorities said on Wednesday, and local media reported that the outbreak could require up to 40,000 birds to be slaughtered.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 16, 2019
What does Kosovo mean to Japan?
Helping Kosovo is helping Japan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 16, 2019
Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G roll-out
Telenor reiterated on Sunday Huawei would be involved in building Norway's 5G network along with Ericsson, one of several companies to continue working with the Chinese company despite U.S. pressure.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 12, 2019
North Korean hackers are working with Eastern European cybercriminals, report says
North Korean state-backed hackers appear to be cooperating with Eastern European cybercriminals, a report said on Wednesday, a finding that suggests digital gangsters and state-backed spies are finding common ground online.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 10, 2019
Japan hopes to double wagyu beef output amid rising overseas demand
The government said Tuesday it hopes to double the country's output of wagyu beef, known for its tenderness and marbled fat, to 300,000 tons by fiscal 2035 amid rising overseas demand.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 10, 2019
U.S. seals demise of WTO appeals bench, trade officials say
The fate of the World Trade Organization's top court was effectively sealed on Monday after the United States said it would not back a proposal to allow it to continue, trade officials said, although the WTO chief vowed to find a solution.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 5, 2019
Japan considering tax breaks for firms that invest ¥10 million in startups
Government and ruling coalition officials are considering giving tax breaks to small and midsize companies that invest ¥10 million or more in startups, sources familiar with their discussions said Wednesday.
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 5, 2019
Trump is the least of NATO's problems
Unclear goals, bickering leaders and a changing world are pushing the alliance to the breaking point.
BUSINESS
Dec 3, 2019
Twitter makes global changes to comply with privacy laws
Twitter Inc. is updating its global privacy policy to give users more information about what data advertisers might receive and is launching a site to provide clarity on its data protection efforts, the company said on Monday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Nov 29, 2019
Chinese elite police join Serbian units in first European drills as Beijing's influence spreads to Balkans
Chinese special police took part in their first joint training drills in Europe on Thursday, joining Serbia's elite anti-terrorist unit and local police in an exercise at a Chinese-owned steel mill outside Belgrade.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 29, 2019
Rescuers find mom and three kids dead in Albanian house as earthquake toll hits 46, aftershocks top 500
Search teams pulled the bodies of a mother, her 2-year-old twins and 7-year-old son from the rubble of a house in the western Albanian town of Durres on Thursday, as the death toll from the country's worst ever quake climbed to 46.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 20, 2019
Europe and U.S. are refighting the Cold War
Trans-Atlantic dispute sheds light on the best approach to China and Russia today.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 1, 2019
For Akiyoshi Koji, Asahi's bold dealmaker, beer remains at heart of global growth strategy
The biggest dealmaker in Japan this year has one thing on his mind: beer, and then more beer — more than $20 billion worth of it in the past four years, to be precise.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 1, 2019
Twitter says its tech tools removed 1 in 2 abusive tweets in first half
Twitter's technology tools removed one in two tweets containing abusive content posted in the first half of this year, it said on Thursday, amid calls to the U.S. social media company and its peers to do more to tackle the issue.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 25, 2019
Software under scrutiny in spate of Airbus A220 engine failures
A U.S.-led investigation into a series of engine failures on Airbus's smallest jet, the A220, is studying whether a software change allowed unexpected vibrations that tore parts and forced three emergency landings, several people familiar with the case said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Oct 24, 2019
'A better life somewhere else': Europe-bound African migrants wait in Rwanda after being evacuated from Libya
At the United Nations emergency transit center next to a serene lake south of Rwanda's capital on Wednesday, the quiet mood was broken by the sobs of a group of female migrants from Ethiopia.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Oct 23, 2019
Christine Lagarde replacing bond angel Mario Draghi at ECB just as monetary policy nears limits
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has been the bond market's best friend, but investors aren't expecting the same support from his successor, Christine Lagarde.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 22, 2019
Companies slow to disclose financial costs of climate change, Moody's says
U.S. and European companies in polluting industries rarely disclose the financial risks they face related to climate change even though a global task force called on them to do so two years ago, according to Moody's Investors Service.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 15, 2019
Southwest pilots see 737 Max return in February at earliest
Southwest Airlines Co.'s pilots don't expect to see Boeing Co.'s 737 Max resume flights until February "at least," given work still to be done in a process fraught with safety concerns and politics.

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