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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South Korea halted the propaganda broadcasts it blares across the border at North Korea on Monday ahead of their first summit in a decade, as U.S. President Donald Trump cautioned the nuclear crisis on the peninsula was a long way from being resolved.
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese tourists have been involved in a major bus accident in North Korea that caused a large number of casualties, China’s state media and the government said on Monday, without giving details of how many died or were injured.
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Bloc plans to shift billions of euros of funding away from central and eastern Europe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House on Monday to kick off a three-day state visit expected to be dominated by U.S.-European differences on the Iran nuclear deal and trade.
EY Item Club says uninspiring economy is ‘chugging along’ as inflation continues to drop
The UK economy is set for another year of uninspiring growth in 2018, according to the latest forecasts from the EY Item Club.
This week’s first-quarter GDP figures are expected to show growth of just 0.2%-0.3%, according to EY Item Club economists, mainly due to the severe weather the hit the country at the end of February and beginning of March. This compares to quarter-on-quarter growth of 0.4% in the final three months of 2017.
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