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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 916 of 1188 -

Afghan, U.S. Negotiators Reach Deal On Security

November 21, 2013 |

The U.S. and Afghanistan said they ironed out the final disputes over the agreement on long-term American presence, just hours before the Loya Jirga assembly was convening to consider the deal. What’s News Asia

IKEA in France Investigated for Labor Issue

November 21, 2013 |

French prosecutors placed the local unit of IKEA and two of its top executives under formal investigation, as part of a long-running probe of alleged spying by the Swedish furniture giant on employees in France. What’s News Europe

BOE Officials Express Concerns

November 21, 2013 |

Bank of England officials expressed concern over the sustainability of a strong recovery in the U.K. economy at their policy meeting earlier this month, highlighting risks such as problems in the euro zone and the potential for consumers to reduce spending. What’s News Europe

French Police Detain Suspect in Shooting Case

November 20, 2013 |

French police have detained a suspect as part of their three-day hunt for a lone gunman who has kept authorities on edge after opening fire in several places across the city. What’s News Europe

China Clears a Path for New Banks

November 20, 2013 |

China’s top leaders are giving the go-ahead to create new, privately held banks, opening up a sector that has been mostly off-limits to private capital and indirectly acknowledging that the current system isn’t working. What’s News Asia

France Buoyed by Soccer Qualification

November 20, 2013 |

The French soccer team’s historic comeback to qualify for the World Cup in Brazil has injected a jolt of adrenaline into an otherwise somber national mood as the country struggles with an economic downturn and soaring unemployment. What’s News Europe

Price War Looms for Electronics

November 20, 2013 |

Electronics retailers are bracing for a tough holiday season, as already-narrow profit margins are expected to be shaved even thinner. Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Target and Staples are pledging to match prices. US Business

ECB Official Calls Asset Purchases an Option

November 20, 2013 |

A top ECB official said the central bank could make asset purchases if needed, as euro-zone policy makers increasingly float the prospect of deploying a tool commonly used by other major central banks but contentious in Europe. What’s News Europe

Millions Displaced in Philippines

November 20, 2013 |

Typhoon Haiyan displaced an estimated 4 million people in the Philippines, posing an unprecedented challenge to the government and relief agencies. What’s News Asia

Germany’s Secret Weapon: Export Network

November 19, 2013 |

Behind Germany’s export success is an outsize global sales-promotion network that is helping to boost a trade surplus that has become a source of friction with its European and U.S. allies. What’s News Europe