LONDON - Accounting mistakes in supplier contracts forced Tesco to suspend its UK boss along with three other senior executives and cut its profit outlook for the third time in two months, dealing another major blow to the world's No. 3 retailer. | Video
PARIS - A French man purported to have been kidnapped in Algeria on Sunday appeared in a video on Monday saying he had been kidnapped by an Algeria-based Islamic State splinter group the Caliphate Soldiers.
FRANKFURT - Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA says it has agreed to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its Merck Millipore lab supplies business in the biggest takeover in the German group's history, lifting its shares. Full Article
BERLIN - France's Manuel Valls uses his first visit to Berlin as prime minister to try to convince Germany his government is serious about making its economy more competitive, declaring that France "is not the sick child of Europe". Full Article | Video
Ethiopia has introduced a program to improve food security that combines scientific knowledge with local know how, as new community-based seed banks and training centres try to help farmers meet their basic needs and increase agricultural output. Joel Flynn reports. Video
New amateur videos appear to show the latest fighting in Syria, including Islamic State fighters targeting government sites in Aleppo. Nathan Frandino reports.
Tesco Chairman Richard Broadbent has been slow to fix the board. His lack of retail experience is starting to look like a drawback, says Breakingviews. Video
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