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  • Obama opens 4-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo

    Obama opens 4-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:25:25 GMT
    President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.More >>
    Opening a four-country swing through the Asia-Pacific region, President Barack Obama is aiming to promote the U.S. as a committed economic, military and political partner, but the West's dispute with Russia over...More >>
  • Europe recovery shows signs of strengthening

    Europe recovery shows signs of strengthening

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:14:27 GMT
    Business activity in Europe has risen to its highest level in three years as a once-shaky economic recovery gains speed.More >>
    A closely-watched survey has found business activity across the 18-country eurozone running at a three-year high, in perhaps the clearest sign yet that the economic recovery is gaining momentum.More >>
  • Greece reaches milestone, opens way for assistance

    Greece reaches milestone, opens way for assistance

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:34:17 GMT
    Official figures show that governments across the 28-country European Union recorded lower budget deficits in 2013 amid lower spending and an economic recovery that shored up revenues.More >>
    The European Union says Greece has reached a major financial milestone that was required if it were to be granted more debt relief.More >>
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