Economic Indicators

US brokers prospective flights between Serbia, Kosovo

From left, Milun Trivunac, State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Serbia, Richard Grenell, left, United States Ambassador to Germany, Robert C. O’Brien, United States National Security Advisor, Michael Knitter, Managing Director of Eurowings, and Eset Berisha, Director General, Civil Aviation Authority of Kosovo, pose for …

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Quebec investor group buying Canam Group’s Canadian operations and other assets

ST-GEORGES, Que. — A group of Quebec investors has signed a deal to buy the Canadian operations of the Canam Group architectural steel company, as well as certain assets in the United States and overseas, from the American Industrial Partners equity firm. The transaction, which is expected to close in …

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BBC chief Tony Hall to step down amid mounting challenges

FILE – In this Thursday, March 28, 2013 file photo, BBC journalists and technical staff on strike form a picket line outside BBC’s New Broadcasting House in central London. BBC Director-General Tony Hall announced Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 that he will step down from the helm of the U.K. broadcaster …

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James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, photo, the Hollywood hills are seen behind a bust of actor James Dean at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. Travis Cloyd, who is leading the revival of Dean for his appearance in “Finding Jack,” says his company will eventually offer the late actor’s …

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France’s Macron tells global CEOs: we’re open for business

FILE – In this Jan.10, 2020 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron attends the Citizens’ Convention for Climate held at the French ‘Conseil economique, social et environnemental’ in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron tried Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020 to calm nationwide tensions and salvage support for his overhaul of the …

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UK looks to fast-growing Africa for trade ties after Brexit

Britain’s Prince Harry and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, at the UK Africa Investment Summit in London, Monday Jan. 20, 2020. Boris Johnson is hosting 54 African heads of state or government in London. The move comes as the U.K. prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool via …

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Bosnian protesters hold anti-pollution protest in Sarajevo

A TV tower is surrounded by fog in Sarajevo, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. The local government in Sarajevo issued a warning to residents to avoid spending time outdoors as extremely high pollution levels are being recorded in the air of Bosnian capital in last two days. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric) SARAJEVO, …

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Materials sector helps lift stocks in Toronto, loonie edges up against U.S.

A man works in the TMX broadcast centre in Toronto, May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese TORONTO — The materials sector helped Canada’s main stock index march higher into record territory in late-morning trading. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 39.42 points at 17,598.44 U.S. stock markets are closed …

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Signs point up for small manufacturers, home remodelers

NEW YORK — Recent economic indicators point to an easier time ahead for small manufacturers and companies in the home remodeling industry. A decline in the home repair and remodeling market that began in the first quarter of 2019 is projected to end with the third quarter of this year, …

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EU to revamp anti-smuggler mission for UN Libya arms embargo

European Council President Charles Michel, right, and Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas pose for photographers prior to a meeting at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP) BRUSSELS — European Union countries have agreed to “refocus” the mission of the bloc’s anti-migrant …

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