Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half

FILE - In this May 8, 2015 file photo, Toyota logo on a car is seen at Toyota's headquarters building in Tokyo. Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday, July 28, 2015 it sold 5.02 million vehicles in the first six months of this year, down 1.5 percent from the same period the previous year, as sales struggled especially in the languishing Japanese market. Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)TOKYO (AP) — Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies.



Cameron warns no place for dirty money in London property

British Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting Singapore as part of a Southeast Asian tour that is also take in Indonesia, Vietnam and MalaysiaBritain will seek more transparency from foreign firms investing in the property market in a bid to stop ill-gotten funds being laundered in the sector, Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday. "There is no place for dirty money in Britain," Cameron said in a speech during a visit to Singapore as part of a whistle-stop tour of Southeast Asian. "Indeed, there should be no place for dirty money elsewhere.



Obama warns African leaders who refuse to step down

Barack Obama delivers a speech at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa on July 28, 2015Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power and urged the continent to end "the cancer of corruption", in the first ever address to the African Union by a US president. "Africa's democratic progress is also at risk when leaders refuse to step aside when their terms end," Obama said, drawing huge applause and cheers from some sections of the audience in the AU's Nelson Mandela hall.



UPS 2Q profit beats Street as overseas business improves

In this June 20, 2014 photo, United Parcel Service (UPS) driver Marty Thompson scans a package before a delivery in Cumming, Ga. UPS reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/David Goldman)ATLANTA (AP) — Overseas business helped UPS during its second quarter, as did the absence of a hefty charge recorded a year ago.



Obama: Africa must create jobs for its next generation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Closing a historic visit to Africa, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the continent's leaders to prioritize creating jobs and opportunity for the next generation of young people or risk sacrificing future economic potential to further instability and disorder.


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