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Coca-Cola looks to close 4 bottling plants in Spain

Coca-Cola looks to close 4 bottling plants in Spain

 Coca-Cola is looking to close four of its 11 bottling plants in Spain in a move that would affect 1,250 jobs, the company and the UGT union said. The company’s Spanish subsidiary, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners, plans to shutter its plants in the northwestern Asturias region, the Balearic Islands, near Madrid and in southeastern Alicante, the [...]

January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Congress must raise debt cap by late-February: Treasury

Congress must raise debt cap by late-February: Treasury

 The US Treasury said Wednesday that it would run out of money by late February if Congress does not increase the country’s borrowing limit. “I respectfully urge Congress to provide certainty and stability to the economy and financial markets by acting to raise the debt limit before February 7, 2014, and certainly before late February,” [...]

January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Football: DR Congo to face Ghana in CHAN quarter-finals

Football: DR Congo to face Ghana in CHAN quarter-finals

DR Congo, the winners of the inaugural African Nations Championship, will clash with Ghana in Sunday’s quarter-finals after they finished behind Gabon in Group D. On Wednesday, DRC beat Burundi 2-1 at Polokwane to finish on six points, a point behind Gabon, whose three goals in the last five minutes saw them dump Mauritania 4-2. [...]

January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Sports 0

French workers at threatened plant sign payoff deal with Goodyear

French workers at threatened plant sign payoff deal with Goodyear

US tyre firm Goodyear signed Wednesday a pact with a French union that significantly improves severance benefits for workers at a plant in the country’s north threatened with closure. The deal comes after seven years of sparring between the unions and the management, which announced a year ago that it would shut down the plant [...]

January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Egypt ‘surprised’ by exclusion from US-Africa summit

Egypt ‘surprised’ by exclusion from US-Africa summit

 Egypt said on Wednesday it was “very surprised” by a decision by its longtime US ally to exclude it from a high-profile African summit being convened by President Barack Obama. Egypt joins international pariahs Sudan and Zimbabwe in the short list of African countries not among the 47 invited to the August get-together. US officials [...]

January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Liberia’s finance minister urges calm over currency crisis

Liberia’s finance minister urges calm over currency crisis

 Liberia’s finance minister warned against panic on Wednesday after being summoned to parliament to explain a crash in the value of Liberia’s currency against the US dollar. “Let’s be careful about what we say about the economy. Inflation, ladies and gentlemen, is not out of control,” Amara Konneh told lawmakers, while adding that the government [...]

January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

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January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Photo News, Photo7 0

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January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Photo News, Photo6 0

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January 22, 2014 Reporters365 Photo News, Photo5 0

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