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Irish finance minister says EU Apple tax ruling bizarre, political

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DUBLIN An order by European Union antitrust regulators for Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes is a bizarre exercise in politics, Ireland's finance minister said on Tuesday.

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Irish finance minister says EU Apple tax ruling bizarre, political 1:27pm BST

DUBLIN An order by European Union antitrust regulators for Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros (11 billion pounds) in taxes is a bizarre exercise in politics, Ireland's finance minister said on Tuesday.

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Factbox: EU crackdown on multinational tax deals 1:09pm BST

BRUSSELS The European Commission on Tuesday ordered Ireland to reclaim up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes from U.S. technology giant Apple .

Irish unemployment rate unchanged at 8.3 percent in August 11:18am BST

DUBLIN Ireland's unemployment rate was 8.3 percent in August, unchanged from July, the state statistics office said on Tuesday.

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Ireland 'disagrees profoundly' with EU on Apple tax bill 11:03am BST

DUBLIN Ireland disagrees profoundly with the European Commission's ruling against its tax dealings with Apple Inc , Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Tuesday ahead of seeking cabinet approval to appeal.

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Ireland 'disagrees profoundly' with EU on Apple tax bill 11:03am BST

DUBLIN Ireland disagrees profoundly with the European Commission's ruling against its tax dealings with Apple Inc, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Tuesday ahead of seeking cabinet approval to appeal.

Ireland "disagrees profoundly" with EU on Apple tax bill 11:01am BST

DUBLIN, Aug 30 Ireland disagrees profoundly with the European Commission's ruling against its tax dealings with Apple Inc, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Tuesday ahead of seeking cabinet approval to appeal.

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Time is right to retire, says Ireland striker Keane 29 Aug 2016

DUBLIN Striker Robbie Keane said he was feeling emotional about his final appearance for Ireland on Wednesday but the time was right for him to retire from international soccer.

Soccer-Time is right to retire, says Ireland striker Keane 29 Aug 2016

DUBLIN, Aug 29 Striker Robbie Keane said he was feeling emotional about his final appearance for Ireland on Wednesday but the time was right for him to retire from international soccer.

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Brazil court frees Ireland's Mallon arrested in Rio Olympic ticket scam 27 Aug 2016

SAO PAULO A Brazilian court said on Saturday it has authorized the release of Ireland's Kevin James Mallon, a director of international sports hospitality company THG who was arrested on Aug. 5 for the alleged illegal scalping of Olympic tickets.

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U.S.-led coalition planes hit Islamic State in north Syria - Turkish military

ISTANBUL U.S.-led coalition warplanes hit Islamic State targets near the Syrian frontier town of Jarablus overnight, the Turkish military said on Tuesday, as forces backed by Ankara pushed deeper into north Syria. | Video