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Mercosur members, Colombia reach trade deal on cars, other products

MENDOZA, Argentina, July 21 The members of South America's Mercosur trade bloc inked a trade deal with Colombia on Friday to allow limited quantities of tariff-free trade in products including automobiles, textiles and agrochemicals, Argentina's and Colombia's governments said.

21 Jul 2017

'Confederate' writers defend modern U.S. slavery show as scary but real

LOS ANGELES, July 21 The creators of the new television drama "Confederate," set in an imaginary world where slavery still exists in the United States, defended their vision after the concept provoked outrage on social media this week.

21 Jul 2017

Britain's FTSE, sheltered from euro strength, has best week since May

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21 Jul 2017

UPDATE 1-Tanzania's President Magufuli turns up heat in mining dispute

DAR ES SALAAM, July 21 Tanzania's President John Magufuli has threatened to shut all gold mines in the country if mining companies delay talks to resolve a dispute over billions of dollars in back taxes the government says they owe.

21 Jul 2017

Poland ejects protesters from ancient forest despite EU calls to halt logging operation

WARSAW, July 21 Security guards in Poland's Bialowieza Forest have forcibly ejected protesters who sought to stop the felling of trees in one of Europe's last primeval woods, a project that has drawn the threat of a European Union lawsuit.

21 Jul 2017
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