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  • Peugeot urges France to revive incentives for hybrids

    SOCHAUX, France (Reuters) - PSA Group is pressing the French government to revive sales incentives on rechargeable hybrid vehicles as it rolls out plug-in versions of its larger models to meet tightening European emissions rules, the carmaker said on Thursday. Automakers are rushing to deploy electric cars and hybrids, which combine battery power with a combustion engine, to meet EU carbon dioxide limits and avoid hefty fines.

  • Syrian Kurds say they cannot hold foreign jihadists indefinitely

    QAMISHLI, northeast Syria (Reuters) - Kurdish-led authorities controlling northeastern Syria will not be able to hold foreign Islamic State fighters indefinitely, and their home countries should take them back, a senior official there said on Thursday.

  • WTO members clamor for more clarity on US farm spending

    GENEVA, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Trading partners will demand more details from the United States at the World Trade Organization next week about its planned $12 billion aid package for U.S. farmers hurt by the Trump administration’s tariff wars.

  • Peugeot urges France to revive incentives for hybrids

    SOCHAUX, France, Sept 20 (Reuters) - PSA Group is pressing the French government to revive sales incentives on rechargeable hybrid vehicles as it rolls out plug-in versions of its larger models to meet tightening European emissions rules, the carmaker said on Thursday.

  • Samsung plans to lower memory chip growth as demand slowdown looms: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is planning to curb growth in memory chip output next year to keep supplies tight amid an expected slowdown in demand, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people briefed on the matter.

  • UPDATE 1-Britain's FTSE lags peers as upbeat retail data boost pound

    LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - UK shares lagged their European peers on a trade war relief rally on Thursday, after better-than-expected UK retail data boosted the pound which acts as an accounting drag on their foreign revenues.

  • Syrian Kurds say they cannot hold foreign jihadists indefinitely

    QAMISHLI, northeast Syria, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Kurdish-led authorities controlling northeastern Syria will not be able to hold foreign Islamic State fighters indefinitely, and their home countries should take them back, a senior official there said on Thursday.

  • Bon appetit! French find traces of bugs in their food and drink

    PARIS (Reuters) - From insect residues in fizzy drinks to beef gelatin in yoghurt, consumer group Foodwatch said it had found undisclosed animal-based ingredients in a dozen food and drink products sold in France.

  • UPDATE 2-Doping-Reaction to WADA's decision to reinstate RUSADA

    LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday to lift, subject to certain conditions, a ban on Russia's anti-doping authority (RUSADA) has been met by an almost unanimous chorus of disapproval from around the world.

  • Brexit at breaking point? Diary dates for Britain's EU departure

    LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has little more than six months to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union, sell it to her divided Conservative Party and win parliamentary approval.

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