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Turkey crisis: Erdogan vows to boycott US electronics

Lira recovers slightly against the dollar but Turkish president fires a new volley at the US over electronics imports.

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Turkey's central bank launches economic-stability plan

Emergency measures deployed to bolster the economy as the lira continues to plummet amid geopolitical tensions.

Finance Minister Berat Albayrak

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Erdogan says Turkey economy under attack as Trump doubles tariffs

After Turkish president urges people to support currency, US counterpart adds pressure with doubling of metals' tariffs.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Ikea opening in India brings traffic to standstill

Huge crowds gather in city of Hyderabad as Swedish furniture chain opens store.

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Russia calls new US sanctions illegal and 'draconian'

Moscow rejects allegations it used nerve agent against former Russian spy, saying sanctions no threat to its economy.

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Colombia: Santos grants 440,000 Venezuela refugees two-year help

Outgoing president grants refugees two-year temporary residency permits, allowing them to study and get medical care.

Colombia at the border in Paraguachon

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Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

The publicly-listed US company crowned a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone.

Apple store

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Iran's currency plunges to record low as US sanctions loom

Rial has lost half its value since April amid weak economy and big demand for dollars by Iranians fearful of sanctions.

Iran's currency

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US and EU agree to ease tensions over trade disagreements

The US-EU ties have recently taken nosedive following US decision to impose tariffs on aluminium and steel from the EU.

President Jean-Claude Juncker met with US President Donald Trump in Washington.

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Chinese premier vows crackdown after violation by vaccine maker

Chinese leaders scramble to shore up public confidence after rabies vaccine maker was found faking records.

vaccine maker

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