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Saudi economist who criticised Aramco IPO charged with treason

Charges include giving foreign diplomats 'information and analysis about the kingdom' and inciting domestic unrest.

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India police fire tear gas, water cannon to stop farmers' march

Police use water cannon and tear gas to disperse thousands of farmers, seeking better prices for their produce.

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Amazon increases US minimum wage to $15 after criticism

The company says it will lobby for an increase in the federal minimum wage and urges competitors to follow its lead.

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Zimbabwe economy to grow by 6 percent: Finance minister

The economy is projected to surpass the original budget projection of 4.5 percent, finance minister says.

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US, Canada and Mexico clinch new trade deal

Trump celebrates trade deal as signaling a 'new dawn' for the US, says it would still have to be ratified by Congress.

Trump had blamed NAFTA

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Qatar to increase gas production amid GCC rift

Qatar Petroleum says it plans to add a fourth LNG production line in its North Field, which it shares with Iran.

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Argentina's central bank chief resigns amid IMF bailout talks

Luis Caputo's resignation comes as President Mauricio Macri is negotiating additional IMF funding.

Luis Caputo

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Thousands protest in Buenos Aires against austerity policies

President Macri is expected to cut budgets as part of a deal to receive billions in IMF funds.

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World Bank warns Gaza economy is 'collapsing'

World Bank calls on Israel to ease restrictions on trade and movement of people to halt economic 'free fall' in Gaza.

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EU and Iran agree on new payment system to skirt US sanctions

Five world powers and Iran agree to set up legal entity to circumvent US sanctions after Trump pullout from 2015 deal.

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