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CETA: EU and Canada sign historic trade deal

After being held up by objections from Belgian farmers, controversial deal marks first EU agreement with a G7 country.

Justin Trudeau

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Belgium makes breakthrough in EU-Canada trade deal

Negotiations back on after agreement appeared derailed by Belgian farmers concerned over the reach of big corporations.

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Struggling Twitter cuts nine percent of its workforce

Micro-blogging site says restructuring "intended to create greater focus and efficiency" amid stiff competition.

Twitter

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WEF: Gender wage gap will not close for 170 years

Revising 2015's estimate of 118 years, the World Economic Forum says progress in gender wage equality has decelerated.

working women

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Belgium holds up EU-Canada trade pact

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says French-speaking region of the country has refused to back the deal.

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Telecom firm AT&T to buy Time Warner for $85bn

Merger, if approved by regulators, to transform AT&T, which does not own content, into a media-entertainment powerhouse.

AT&T

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European police arrest 18 over $350m tax-fraud scheme

Crime syndicate used sophisticated infrastructure, including buffer firms, in continent-wide tax-evasion operation.

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UK freezes Russian state-channel RT’s accounts

RT posts letter from NatWest announcing withdrawal of services by December, calling it an attack on freedom of speech.

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Saudi's oil giant says 2018 the right time for listing

Aramco CEO says market will have recovered enough by 2018 to embark on what could be world's biggest public listing.

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Samsung halts production of troubled Galaxy Note 7

South Korean firm urges users to turn phone off immediately as analysts say recall could cost company $17 billion.

Samsung

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