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4 Jan 2020
The United States has banned General Leopoldo Cintra Frias and his children from entering the country. The State Department cited support for "cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment" of Venezuelans.
1 Jan 2020
The Panama Canal's handover from the United States 20 years ago has been marked in Panama amid water supply worries. Managers say less rainfall due to climate change has depleted the inter-ocean conduit's Gatun Lake.
6 Dec 2019
While the president of the United States attends a summit that has got everyone pondering the future of the NATO alliance. Back in Washington, the next phase of the impeachment inquiry has some wondering about the future of Western democracy.
23 Nov 2019
Discussions between Turkey and the United States were dominated by Syria and Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 missile system.
16 Nov 2019
A flash mob sprang up in Hong Kong's financial district, a day after two protesters were critically wounded. The United States has expressed "grave concern" with recent developments and condemned violence on all sides.
10 Nov 2019
Beijing has said there is a "consensus on principles" regarding a deal with the United States. Specifics have yet to emerge but Donald Trump has been talking up the prospect of progress between the two nations.
13 Oct 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria has reviewed upwards the minimum loan-to-deposit-ratio (LDR) for banks in the country from 60 to 65 per cent. The new directive comes just after the closure of September 30th deadline set by the regulator for banks to meet the 60 per cent loan-to-deposit-ratio. Meanwhile, oil prices steadied today although gains were capped as weak economic readings in the United States depressed global markets. Research Analyst at Financial Derivatives, Funmi Adebowale joins CNBC Africa for more.
3 Oct 2019
Aircraft and agricultural items from Europe will be subject to US tariffs in the latest round of a long legal fight. The move sets the stage for tit-for-tat trade escalation between the United States and European Union.
12 Sep 2019
Blacklane, a Berlin-based chauffeur service, is expanding its footprint in the United States. The company recently announced plans to open two U.S. offices this fall in New York and Los Angeles. Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde caught up with Jens Wohltorf, CEO and co-founder of Blacklane, to discuss the company's expansion plans and it's road to the public markets.
11 Sep 2019
Hurricane Dorian has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it moves towards the east coast of the United States after wreaking havoc on the Bahamas. Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern examines the storm's expected path and the potential cost of insurance losses on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
9 Sep 2019
Hurricane Dorian unleashed flooding and heavy winds along the southeast coast of the United States before heading off into the Atlantic. It's current track has the storm reaching Canada's Nova Scotia next.
18 Aug 2019
Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from the region.

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