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The US was singled out by some of its closest allies over the imposition of tariffs that they warn will undermine open trade and weaken confidence in the global economy.
United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was isolated at a G7 finance ministers meeting in Canada due to Washington’s new trade tariffs on its allies, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel visits China on Thursday, seeking to close ranks with the world's biggest exporting nation as US President Donald Trump shakes up explosive issues from trade to Iran's nuclear deal.
The stability of the eurozone will be at stake if a populist new government in Italy fails to keep its financial commitments, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Sunday.
French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitious plans for an EU digital tax targeting US tech giants such as Google or Facebook faced strong headwinds on Saturday, provoking anger from Paris.
France will take Google and Apple to court over contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers, said Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire.
The EU will soon unveil a plan for taxing major internet companies like Amazon and Facebook by imposing a levy of two to six percent on revenues in every country where they operate, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Sunday.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi met Wednesday with French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and a dozen business leaders on the third day of his official visit to France.
France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter.
All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to threats by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to boycott the 2019 general elections, saying such threat was borne out of the fact that the opposition party now understands that its end is near.
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has summoned an emergency meeting of stakeholders for a round-table parley to deliberate on the leadership crisis that factionalised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
A court bailiff, Aakoo Nwiyereka, has accused the member representing Ethiope Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Lovette Idisi, of hiring thugs to attack him and his (lawmaker) younger brother.
The Secretary to the Osun State Government, Moshood Adeoti, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
A Zimbabwe court on Friday handed a four-year jail term to a former energy minister who served in Robert Mugabe's last cabinet after he was found guilty of corruption, state media reported.
Juventus have sold all their season tickets for the 2018-19 season following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid.
A four-storey building under construction has collapsed at Owelle-Aja layout, Obosi in Idemili North local government Area of Anambra with no casualty reported.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the release of the sum of N400, 238,237 .00 as counterpart fund payment to the state’s Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II) to enable the project continue effectively.
Opposition political parties in Abia state have accused the government of deliberately imposing exorbitant fees on installation of political campaign billboards across the seventeen local government areas of the state.