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Zimbabwe put its wild animals up for sale on Tuesday, saying it needed buyers to step in and save the beasts from a devastating drought. There were no details on the animals on offer or their cost, but the southern African country's 10 national parks are famed for their huge populations of elephants, lions, rhinos, leopards and buffalos.
Global stocks were mixed Tuesday, with European stocks all down in early trading but Australia's S&P ASX 200 index making solid gains after the Australian central bank cut interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: ...
The EU cut Tuesday its eurozone growth forecasts for this year, warning that global risks including the slowdown in China and the danger of Britain leaving the bloc were harming the economic recovery. The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, also warned that major member states France, Spain and Italy were on course to break the bloc's rules on public spending. Warning of increased global risks for the 19-country single currency area as it continues its sluggish recovery, the Commission trimmed its 2016 forecast to 1.6 percent from 1.7 percent.