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Britain and Brexit - what the rest of the world says

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LONDON It will be up to British voters on June 23 to decide whether the country stays in the European Union, but international bodies and foreign leaders have joined the debate, mostly to urge the country not to the leave the bloc.

Britain and Brexit, what the rest of the world says

LONDON It will be up to British voters on June 23 to decide whether the country stays in the European Union, but international bodies and foreign leaders have joined the debate, mostly to urge the country not to the leave the bloc.

UK, 28 Apr 2016

Half Australia's Great Barrier Reef northern coral "dead or dying" - scientists

(This April 20 story corrects headline and first paragraph show 50 percent of northern coral is dead or dying not entire reef)

World, Australia 28 Apr 2016

Analysis - Skittish markets may need policy makers to leave well alone

LONDON The healing of global markets in recent weeks mirrors a lull in government and central bank activism around the world - and it may take an even longer policy pause to prevent a relapse.

Business, 27 Apr 2016

China to ratify Paris climate change deal by September: envoy

UNITED NATIONS China, one of the world's top emitters of greenhouse gases, pledged on Friday to ratify the Paris deal to slow climate change by September, China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Friday.

World, 22 Apr 2016

Japan eyes double-barrelled stimulus to ease yen strains

TOKYO Japan looks increasingly likely to fire both fiscal and monetary barrels in the coming weeks to help recovery and arrest unwelcome gains in the yen, with direct currency intervention off the table after a cool reception from its U.S. ally.

Business, Japan 22 Apr 2016

China suspends G20 anti-corruption task force - sources

HONG KONG China suspended an international anti-corruption task force earlier this year after taking over the G20 presidency, according to six individuals in the group, who called it a setback to global efforts to crack down on shell companies used to conceal assets.

World, 20 Apr 2016

BOJ Kuroda - G20 communique won't constrain monetary policy

TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday he told Group of 20 finance leaders gathering in Washington last week that the central bank won't hesitate to ease monetary policy further if needed to hit its 2 percent inflation target.

Business, Japan 20 Apr 2016

China to implement appropriate monetary policy, more forceful fiscal policies

BEIJING China should be flexible in implementing appropriate monetary policy and maintain reasonably ample liquidity, China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said at a meeting in Washington over the weekend.

Business, 17 Apr 2016

IMF members urge 'growth-friendly' spending, new lending tools

WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund's steering committee on Saturday urged member countries to boost "growth-friendly" spending and said the Fund should explore new lending tools to help deal with slowing global growth. | Video

Business, IMF, 16 Apr 2016

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Global GDP comparison

A graphical look at the world's top economies by size and per-capita production.  Interactive