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New ruling body ushers in Sudan's complex shift to civilian rule

Top general sworn in as leader of a military-civilian body that will rule Sudan during three-year period of transition.

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Italy leads European share bounce, with Fiat-Renault talks on tap

Italy leads European share bounce, with Fiat-Renault talks on tap

Milan's FTSE MIB index rebounds after big losses as economists look to Fed's Jackson Hole meeting in US for key signals.

Malaysia is fighting for its billion-dollar palm oil industry

Malaysia is fighting for its billion-dollar palm oil industry

There are concerns over an EU law that aims to curb deforestation by phasing out the oil from renewable fuel by 2030.

US job growth is likely lower than official estimates

US job growth is likely lower than official estimates

New Labor Department data shows a downward revision of more than 500,000 jobs in the year through March.

Venezuelan crisis: Stateless children facing limbo in Colombia

Venezuelan crisis: Stateless children facing limbo in Colombia

Colombia says it will claim the offspring of refugees born within its borders. But can Bogota afford to be generous?