Greece, lenders reach initial agreement on bailout review

Athens - Greece and representatives from its European and International Monetary Fund creditors have reached an initial agreement on the country’s reform progress under its final bailout review, the finance minister said on Saturday.


Kenya oil production on course after agreement on revenue share

Nairobi - Tullow Oil and its partner Africa Oil discovered commercial reserves in the Lokichar basin in 2012.


Cutting $200 billion from U.S.-China trade deficit is a tall order

Beijing - The scale of change needed to reduce China’s trade surplus with the U.S. by $200 billion is staggering, even using the biggest possible mechanisms.


U.S., China launch trade talks to avert tariff war, economic damage

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to impose up to $150 billion in punitive tariffs to combat what he says is Beijing’s.


May says Britain will leave customs union, EU warns on Irish border again

Sofia - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday Britain would leave the EU customs union after Brexit but a source said London was considering applying the bloc’s external tariffs for a period beyond December 2020.

Iran signs oil contract with Pergas to develop Keranj field
Greece says “still far” from a deal on Macedonia name row
Russia says it is possible to discuss Iran deal’s future without U.S.
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How Trump is reimposing Iran sanctions / FACTBOX

How Trump is reimposing Iran sanctions / FACTBOX

Genova - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal and ordered the reimposition of U.S. sanctions against Teheran that were suspended under the 2015 accord. Some sanctions take effect after a 90-day “wind-down” period ending on Aug. 6