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Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

The publicly-listed US company crowned a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone.

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Iran's currency plunges to record low as US sanctions loom

Rial has lost half its value since April amid weak economy and big demand for dollars by Iranians fearful of sanctions.

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US and EU agree to ease tensions over trade disagreements

The US-EU ties have recently taken nosedive following US decision to impose tariffs on aluminium and steel from the EU.

President Jean-Claude Juncker met with US President Donald Trump in Washington.

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Chinese premier vows crackdown after violation by vaccine maker

Chinese leaders scramble to shore up public confidence after rabies vaccine maker was found faking records.

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China President Xi welcomed in Senegal at start of Africa trip

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Dakar on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper ties.

Senegalese President Macky Sall

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Khamenei backs threat to stop Gulf exports if oil sales halted

Supreme leader denounces US decision to withdraw from deal and calls negotiations with Washington an 'obvious mistake'.

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Amazon workers in Europe go on strike during Prime Day

Amazon warehouses in several European countries hit with Prime Day strike action over salaries and benefits.

Amazon

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Donald Trump calls European Union a 'foe'

US president says EU has 'taken advantage of us on trade', comments European Council President Tusk calls 'fake news'.

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China vows retaliation for latest $200bn US tariff threat

Spiraling conflict over US complaints about Chinese policy prompts warnings it might chill global economic growth.

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Haiti suspends fuel price hike after deadly protests

Haiti's president tells protesters to 'go home' after suspending fuel price increases that triggered violent protests.

Haitians carry an injured man

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