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European retailers struggle another month of shrinking revenues

European retailers struggle another month of shrinking revenues

June 02, AP – German retailers earned less in April in what marked the third consecutive month of shrinking sales in the sector, the National Statistics Office, Destatis, reported Friday. Fresh statistics show that Germany’s retail sector struggled in April to boost sales, despite strong consumer confidence shown in surveys. The retailers’ association says it […]

June 2, 2013 | By More
Russia: Syrian regime officials may take part in peace conference

Russia: Syrian regime officials may take part in peace conference

May 24, BEIRUT (AP) — It was the first confirmation that President Bashar Assad’s government would be willing to take part in the talks with the opposition. But despite the announcement from Moscow, one of Assad’s staunchest allies, Damascus has not offered any definitive statement on the proposed talks. The Syrian government has agreed “in […]

May 24, 2013 | By More
German Foreign Minister Westerwelle pushes Serbia on Kosovo deal

German Foreign Minister Westerwelle pushes Serbia on Kosovo deal

May 20, AP – The German foreign minister is scheduled to meet with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, Prime Minister Ivica Dacic and Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkic on Monday for talks on the Balkan nation’s future ties with the European Union. German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has arrived in Belgrade for talks with Serbia’s leadership. Westerwelle […]

May 20, 2013 | By More