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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
U.S. President Donald Trump proposed on Sept. 27 the biggest U.S. tax overhaul in three decades, calling for tax cuts for most Americans, but prompting criticism that the plan favors business and the rich and could add trillions of dollars to the deficit.
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
Germany, Europe's biggest economy, had debt totalling 2.028 trillion euros ($2.65 trillion)...
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The Turkish defense industry, with 70 firms which include Aselsan, Roketsan and FNSS, has united under the Defense Industry Exporters Union, reported the daily Hürriyet.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
Along with strong industrial production in high added value businesses, the European powerhouse benefits from the single currency in 17 European countries.
There has been a sharp decline in the number of new firms opening over the past month, and a simultaneous rise in the number of firms that closed their doors, according to data by a top business organization
NICOSIA - Anatolia News Agency
Russia and Greek Cyprus have signed a loan deal of 2.5 billion euros Dec. 24 to cover the Greek island’s short-term financial needs.
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TRABZON - Anatolia News Agency
NEW YORK - The Associated Press
Occupy Wall Street may still be working to shake the notion it represents a passing outburst of rage, but some establishment institutions have already decided the movement’s artifacts are worthy of historic preservation.
The European Union has entered a period of decline following France’s controversial decision to pass a bill criminalizing the denial of Armenian claims of genocide, Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said.
LONDON - Reuters
The number of first-time home buyers in Britain fell to a record low in 2011, despite house prices declining to their most affordable levels in eight years, mortgage lender Halifax said in a survey yesterday.
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Associated Press
Several states and U.S. territories are weighing in on a lawsuit over proposed graphic cigarette warning labels that include a sewn-up corpse of a smoker and a picture of diseased lungs, saying the federal government should be allowed to require the labels for the “lethal and addictive” products.
ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
Iraqis love an ice cold Turkish beer and Turks enjoy sipping a glass of English whiskey, according to a report from the Turkish Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade (DTM) titled “2011 Alcohol and Alcohol-free beverage Sector Report.”
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TOKYO - Reuters