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Middle East set to be tourism hotspot

The Arabian Travel Market is showcasing the region the World Tourism Organisation says is set to become a tourist hotspot.

The Arabian Travel Market is showcasing the region the World Tourism Organisation says is set to become a tourist hotspot.

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Eurozone economy powers ahead

The eurozone economy is enjoying strong broad-based growth as businesses increased activity at the fastest rate for six years in April.

The eurozone economy is enjoying strong broad-based growth as businesses increased activity at the fastest rate for six years in April.

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Turkish referendum's economic implications

Business Line looks at the economic case for the proposed changes to Turkey's constitution and its implications.

Business Line looks at the economic case for the proposed changes to Turkey's constitution and its implications.

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It is rocket science: Avio launches on Milan stock exchange

Italian rocket engine maker Avio launches its shares on the Milan exchange, raising money to better compete against rivals SpaceX and Blue Origin.

Italian rocket engine maker Avio launches its shares on the Milan exchange, raising money to better compete against rivals SpaceX and Blue Origin.

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US Syrian airstrikes hurt market, sparks rush to safe havens

Stockmarkets dipped on news of the US airstrikes in Syria, but generally recovered after Washington officials said there would be "no escalation".

Stockmarkets dipped on news of the US airstrikes in Syria, but generally recovered after Washington officials said there would be "no escalation".

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Upstart Tesla elbows Ford aside in market value

Tesla has not sold many cars and makes a fraction of the revenue of Ford, but it has just overtaken the 100-year-old automobile pioneer in terms of market capitalisation.

Tesla has not sold many cars and makes a fraction of the revenue of Ford, but it has just overtaken the 100-year-old automobile pioneer in terms of market capitalisation.

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France's fragile economy is Hollande's unwanted legacy

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande promised to fix the economy five years ago. But despite stablising the public accounts he has failed to get the French back to work as promised.

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande promised to fix the economy five years ago. But despite stablising the public accounts he has failed to get the French back to work as promised.

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The economic costs of Syria's civil war

Syria's economy is crippled by six years of civil war and sanctions mean China is increasingly stepping in to supply the country.

Syria's economy is crippled by six years of civil war and sanctions mean China is increasingly stepping in to supply the country.

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UK exports and factory growth rise

UK exports rose quickly towards the end of 2016 and early in 2017 along with factory output growth which was at the strongest in seven years.

UK exports rose quickly towards the end of 2016 and early in 2017 along with factory output growth which was at the strongest in seven years.

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What does 2017 hold for the aviation industry?

Global shocks like the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 financial recession and political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East were reflected in downturns in passenger demand and profits in the

Global shocks like the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 financial recession and political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East were reflected in downturns in passenger demand and profits in the

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Record-breaking year for Mobile World Congress

Time to pack away the selfie sticks as Mobile World Congress, the annual technology and telecoms trade show, wrapped up in Barcelona.

Time to pack away the selfie sticks as Mobile World Congress, the annual technology and telecoms trade show, wrapped up in Barcelona.

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Barcelona phone home - World Mobile Congress opens

The Barcelona World Mobile Congress features hundreds of shiny, new handsets but not the crucial comeback device for Samsung - the Galaxy S8.

The Barcelona World Mobile Congress features hundreds of shiny, new handsets but not the crucial comeback device for Samsung - the Galaxy S8.

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Meet central Europe's hi-tech world-beater, South Moravia

There's a new Hi-Tech gang in town making a global name for themselves, busting out of South Moravia in the Czech Republic on a wave of entreprenurial savvy and smart support.

There's a new Hi-Tech gang in town making a global name for themselves, busting out of South Moravia in the Czech Republic on a wave of entreprenurial savvy and smart support.

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German economy and budget surplus soar, but Merkel shuns new debt

Germany's economy grew 1.9 percent last year boosting the budget surplus hugely, but Chancellor Merkel says the country won't take on any new debt.

Germany's economy grew 1.9 percent last year boosting the budget surplus hugely, but Chancellor Merkel says the country won't take on any new debt.

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Ghosn hands over the reins at Nissan

Carlos Ghosn steps down as CEO of Nissan, handing the job to co-CEO Hiroto Saikawa

Carlos Ghosn steps down as CEO of Nissan, handing the job to co-CEO Hiroto Saikawa