Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 8:41am
Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small and medium-sized private businesses, a move that could significantly expand the space allowed for private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries.
Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government pledge to crack down on long-rampant digital piracy.
Raphael Satter, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 7:31am
French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said Tuesday. The raid is the latest regulatory headache for the American search engine-and-email company, which like other Silicon Valley firms faces increasing questions about its complex tax arrangements.
The Belgian government says it will quiz Luxembourg over media allegations that it makes unwritten tax agreements with companies despite European Union insistence to promote full transparency on the much-criticized practice.