Thu, 14 Nov 2019

Asian Development Bank delegation meets with Uzbek officials

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

4% GDP expected for Paraguay in 2020

ASUNCION, Paraguay - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team has concluded the economy in Parayguay, despite enduring a number of ...

Trump talks up China deal, markets reply ho hum

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks steadied on Tuesday with little incentive to push them in either direction.U.S. President ...

Australian stocks weaken, Japanese and Chinese shares steady

SYDNEY, Australia - There was a lot of indecision on Asian markets Tuesday, leading to a mixed close.The Australian All ...

Irish beef to be on menu for China-Ireland trade talks this week

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland is sending a trade delegation to China this week in a bid to cement trade ties ...

Wall Street slides as investors try and come to grips over trade talks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were weaker on Monday as the trade ructions with China continued, Moody's changed ...

UK in $3.5 billion order for hundreds of Boxer armoured vehicles

LONDON, UK - The British Army is spending $3.5 billion to acquire more than 500 new armoured vehicles to transport ...

Be wary about switching bank account details, Garda warns

An Garda Siochna has issued a warning about Invoice Redirect Fraud and CEO Fraud.Garda says everyone should treat any request ...

Hang Seng in Hong Kong dives after shooting of demonstrator

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia spent the day sliding on Monday as confused investors tried to make sense of ...

Democrat Patrick May Join 2020 US Presidential Race

WASHINGTON - Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is telling allies that he will join the 2020 presidential race, according to ...

Namibia ministers resign over fishing bribe allegations

Two Namibian ministers resigned on Wednesday following a Wikileaks report exposing alleged corruption in the fishing industry, released as the ...

Rapper Kodak Black Gets Prison Sentence in Weapons Case

MIAMI - Rapper Kodak Black has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to ...

Stocks softer global sentiment remains subdued

The JSE retreated on Wednesday as it tracked weaker global sentiment which was ignited by Donald Trump's threats of additional ...

Bolivia's Declared Interim President Faces Challenges

LA PAZ - Bolivia's newly declared interim president, until now a second-tier lawmaker, faces the challenge of winning recognition, stabilizing ...

Congressman Tim Ryan, Former Presidential Contender, Backs Biden

COLUMBUS, OHIO - An Ohio congressman who recently ended his own White House bid has endorsed Joe Biden for president.Democratic ...

Google to soon offer checking accounts with banks

California [USA], Nov 13 (ANI): Google is expanding its presence in the financial domain by preparing to offer checking accounts ...

Retail inflation surges up to 4.62% on back of high food prices

New Delhi [India], Nov 13 (ANI): The retail inflation in October rose to 4.62 per cent due to higher prices ...

OPINION: The implications of prescribed assets in South Africa

In 2019, the African National Congress expressly stated in its election manifesto that the party will "investigate the introduction of ...

Tencent profit misses lowest estimate as Chinese economy sputters

Tencent Holdings posted quarterly earnings that missed the lowest analyst's estimate after a weakening economy hurt advertising revenue.Net income fell ...

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Water prices increasingly unaffordable for low-income households

Environmentalists and water economists have long argued that Canadian households have not conserved water in part because it is priced ...

Don Cherry debacle highlights the whiteness of hockey

Despite Canada's claim that it's a multicultural country, that's not the reality of one of the country's national sports, ice ...

Canada spy agencies split over proposed Huawei 5G ban - reports

Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from 5G networks over security ...

Car Bomb Explodes In Afghan Capital, Killing At Least 12

At least 12 people were killed and 20 others wounded when a car bomb detonated during the morning rush hour ...

Greta Thunberg Hitches Low-carbon Ride Across Atlantic

HAMPTON, VIRGINIA - Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg left North America on a return trip across the Atlantic on ...

Sharply Divergent Views Offered on Historic Impeachment Hearings

Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened Wednesday in Washington, with key lawmakers offering sharply contradictory views whether ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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