(MENAFN - AFP) The Portuguese government is to sell its remaining one-third stake in the nearly 500-year-old postal service, under conditions laid down under international bailout terms, it said on Thursday.
The government will sell its holding of 31.5 percent in the business which it floated successfully on the stock exchange in December.
(MENAFN - AFP) Greece will not need another bailout from its European partners once the current two programmes run out, the country's prime minister Antonis Samaras said in a German newspaper interview Thursday.
Asked by the business daily Handelsblatt whether Greece would require a third bailout programme, Samaras replied: "No, we won't need that."
(MENAFN - AFP) French lawmakers adopted a bill on Thursday that will prevent Amazon and other online giants from offering free deliveries of discounted books, in a bid to support the country's small bookshops.
The Senate gave its approval for the bill, which had already been unanimously backed in the lower house National Assembly, and it is expected to be signed into law ...
(MENAFN - AFP) South Africa's largest union has called for more than 200,000 engineering and metals workers to down tools for higher wages from Tuesday, just days after platinum miners ended a five-month stoppage.
"We are going to strike, we are going to bring the industry to a standstill," said Karl Cloete, the deputy general secretary of the powerful National Union of ...