Economy & Business

Kenya Airways planes are seen parked during a pilots strike organised by Kenya Airline Pilots Association (KALPA) at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport near Kenya's capital Nairobi, April 28, 2016.
Loss-making airline, which is 48.9% government-owned and 7.8% held by Air France-KLM, has been struggling to return to profitability and growth
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By Reuters
July 23, 2019
A British Airways jet flies overhead on landing in Everett, Washington. (file photo)
British Airways, part of International Airlines Group, suspended flights to Cairo on Saturday for seven days "as a security precaution" as it reviews security at the Cairo airport
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By Reuters
July 23, 2019
FILE - A taxi driver holds a sign which reads "No Uber, out" during a protest against car-sharing service Uber, outside the embassy of Colombia, in San Jose.
Last year, Uber agreed to pay $148 million for failing to disclose a massive 2016 breach that affected more than 260,000 of Colombia's residents
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By Reuters
July 23, 2019
FILE - People walk on Saint Mark's Square in Venice, Italy, June 9, 2019.
While tourism creates jobs and wealth, there is growing awareness of its negative impacts, from environmental damage to the destruction of neighborhoods as residents are priced out
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By Reuters
July 23, 2019
A Bangladeshi Muslim volunteer walks with a stick outside a jute tent as others work in preparation for the Islamic congregation on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi, 20 kilometers (13 miles) north of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014…
Bangladesh is the world's second biggest producer of jute after India, though the so-called 'golden fiber' — named for its color and its once-high price — has lost its sheen as demand has fallen
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By Reuters
July 23, 2019
FILE - US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross listens during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, July 16, 2019, in Washington.
Secretary of Commerce's comments came a day after President Donald Trump told heads of top technology companies that the administration would make 'timely' decisions on requests by US companies to sell products to Huawei
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By Reuters
July 23, 2019
FILE - The Capitol Dome is seen in Washington, July 16, 2019.
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Economic adviser Larry Kudlow says accord with lawmakers 'isn't everything we hoped for,' but critically lifts the country's borrowing limit so the government can pay its bills
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July 23, 2019