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Policy U-turn for Tokyo in plan to relaunch TPP without Donald Trump’s America

Earth Day festivities framed as ‘celebration’ of science to counter growing disregard

Pyongyang’s lifeline is squeezed by nuclear sanctions — and lack of cash for imports

Share of power from the fossil fuel fell to zero on Friday for first time since 1882

An expert selection of the world’s leading resorts

A row over the legacy of France’s first black general — the father of Alexandre Dumas — shines new light on a roiling debate over national identity

International fund houses look for more appealing opportunities elsewhere in Asia

Spiritual matters spill out into the normally secular sphere of the general election

The change in stance is the latest sign of shifting global trade debate

Russian opposition politician is seen as an increasingly serious challenger to Putin

Attack on Afghan military base is most deadly to date

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Some news organisations are nudging audiences to listen to the other side

Conservatives attack Dodd-Frank rules as government bailout fund for banks

Enforcement actions brought by Federal Reserve due to oversight deficiencies

Australian court ruling could affect other groups using inter-company loans



More people are combining passion with profit in search of their dream profession

Arconic’s chief executive met his match in the shape of hedge fund boss Paul Singer

A round-up of our news and analysis on the close race for the Elysée

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Euro near 1-month high as French bond yield narrows over German Bunds

Resurgent US shale industry prompts biggest weekly falls since early March

The reflation trade started with Trump, but Chinese demand will be definitive


Former allies head for Silicon Valley showdown over intellectual property

Off-the-shelf machines were used to run most of its blood tests, lawsuit claims

Arconic chief’s fate sealed; Facebook, SoftBank, Fox News and Weetabix in the news

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