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President Barack Obama's budget request would boost tax revenues by $1.4 trillion over 10 years and slash deficits by $1.05 trillion, the Congressional Budget Office says.
Tens of thousands of workers have joined an escalating strike at a Chinese plant of Taiwan's Yue Yuen Industrial.
New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels, offering further evidence of the economy's underlying strength.
Iran's crude oil exports have dropped for the first time in five months in March and are expected to fall further in April.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says it would not be possible for Europe to stop buying Russian gas and he hopes a deal will be made with Ukraine on gas supply.
Britain's Co-operative Group has made a loss in 2013, a year it describes as disastrous and the worst in its 150-year history.
The US economy is showing clear signs of emerging from the brutal winter with consumer spending picking up broadly, according to the Federal Reserve.
The European Commission handed documents to member states explaining the potential impact on their economies of imposing stricter sanctions on Russia.
Africans face the highest remittance fees globally, regularly paying a "super tax" to send money home at a cost that holds back development, says a think tank.
The world economy can expect steady growth at best, but any rapid slowdown in China could upset the still-unsteady progress, according to a Reuters poll.
The world's top firms should start spending the $2.8trn cash built up since the downturn as their thriftiness could be halting global growth, warn analysts.
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Unprecedented talks across the European Union show it scrambling for solutions on the ground to break its dependence on Russian gas and help supply Ukraine.
China's economy has shown slightly better than expected growth but is still at its slowest pace in 18 months in the first quarter of 2014, official data shows.
President Jacob Zuma has asked members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God to pray for peaceful elections on 7 May.
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