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WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history

The World Trade Organization adopted the first worldwide trade reform in its history on Thursday, after years of stalemate, months of deadlock and a final day's delay following an eleventh-hour objection. The agreement means t

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WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history

The World Trade Organization adopted the first worldwide trade reform in its history on Thursday, after years of stalemate, months of deadlock and a final day's delay following an eleventh-hour objection. The agreement means t

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A decade on, airlines push for delayed skies reform in Europe

Airlines have urged the European Union to press ahead with plans to merge national air corridors, rekindling debate about a reform that risks confrontation with air traffic controllers over safety and jobs. The call came as EU tra

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Gulf states edge towards subsidy reforms as oil falls

When Kuwait's government said last month that it planned to raise domestic prices of diesel fuel and kerosene, some angry Kuwaitis took to Twitter to denounce the move as unfair. A resulting increase in airline ticket prices w

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Bahrain makes major reform strides

Bahrain has made major reform strides and achieved a lot in the fields of democracy, liberty and human rights, the Premier said yesterday (September 14). Upcoming elections will also open a new chapter of national action, he said

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Saudis cushion labour reform with new hours, subsidy

Saudi Arabia is changing tack in its labour reforms, softening the blow to companies with money for subsidies and training while trying to lure its nationals to the private sector with more attractive working conditions. A draft l

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‘Mena needs subsidy reform for sustainable development’

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region accounted for nearly half of the $492 billion global spending on energy subsidies, making the burden on public resources quite substantial, according to a report.  

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Democracy 'vital pillar of Bahrain's development'

Individual rights and enhanced democracy are vital pillars in the Bahrain's programme of reform and development, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier said.

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Bahrain Premier pledges to continue reforms

Bahrain's Premier has pledged to continue Bahrain's reforms programme as the nation was praised as a beacon of change in the region by Britain.   "However, some sides are, unfortunately, unhappy with

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Kuwait opposition calls for elected govt

An opposition group in Kuwait has set out a wide-ranging proposal for reform including parties, an elected government and greater powers for parliament. The Opposition Coalition, formed last year by already existing groups of nati

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