Wed, 26 Sep 2018

U.S. military confirms arms sale to Taiwan, China fumes

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a move that has left China fuming, the U.S. State Department has approved a controversial deal ...

Malta watchdog claims anti-money-laundering probe dropped

BRUSSELS, Belgium - After conducting a probe into how EU anti-money-laundering rules were applied at Pilatus Bank, the European Banking ...

Louis Dreyfus announces departure of CEO, Finance head

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - With the company's CEO and CFO both leaving, the agricultural commodity giant, Louis Dreyfus Company, has announced ...

U.S. fashion group Michael Kors acquires Italy's Versace

MILAN, Italy - In a deal valued at $2.12 billion (1.61 billion pounds), the iconic Italian fashion house, Gianni Versace ...

Imperial Brands aiming to launch tobacco-infused eCigarette

LONDON, U.K. - As the British tobacco giant bolsters its portfolio of cigarette alternatives, Imperial Brands has now decided to ...

Novartis announces massive layoffs in Switzerland

ZURICH, Switzerland - In a bid to consolidate production and boost profitability, Novartis has announced plans to eliminate about 2,200 ...

Instagram founders quit under Facebook rule

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - First WhatsApp and now Instagram founders are leaving the company, reportedly amid clashes with Facebook founder and ...

Twitch blocked in China as its popularity soars

BEIJING, China - Amid its soaring popularity in China, the country is now said to have clipped the dramatic growth ...

SiriusXM acquires music streaming service Pandora

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In an all-stock deal valued at $3.5 billion, satellite radio company SiriusXM has announced that it is ...

Versace set to acquired by Michael Kors very soon

MILAN, Italy - The iconic Italian fashion house, Versace is reportedly set to be acquired by U.S. fashion group Michael ...

Bug might have leaked private message of Twitter users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Without revealing the exact number of users impacted, Twitter has stated that private messages of some of ...

Massive layoffs, studio closure announced by Telltale Games

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a news that rocked the gaming tech industry, Telltale Games - which is popular for working ...

Singapore slaps fines on Grab and Uber

SINGAPORE - In what came as the strongest censure by a regulator since Uber Technologies sold its Southeast Asian business ...

China shuts 4,000 websites as part of fresh crackdown

BEIJING, China - As part of an operation to crack down on illegal content online, China has revealed that the ...

Windfall for 21st Century Fox despite loss of Sky to Comcast

LONDON, UK - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has lost control of its prized Sky plc, which was founded by ...

World Leaders Stress Need to Educate Girls

UNITED NATIONS - Leaders of France, Canada and Britain called Tuesday on world nations to boost efforts to educate girls, ...

Global oil prices touch four-year high

New York [USA], Sep 26 (ANI): After the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) dismissed the United States President ...

Croatian Beaches Face Battle Against Adriatic Plastic

ZAGREB - With the summer season winding down on Croatia's Adriatic Sea beaches, environmentalists and diving clubs are turning to ...

Nike's Marketing Strikes a Chord Without Hurting Business

NEW YORK - Nike caused an uproar this month with its ad featuring former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick ...

SABC appointed official broadcaster of SA's T20 League

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Tuesday announced the joint exclusive ...

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World Leaders Stress Need to Educate Girls

UNITED NATIONS - Leaders of France, Canada and Britain called Tuesday on world nations to boost efforts to educate girls, ...

Germany, Saudi Arabia Agree to Turn Page on Diplomatic Dispute

UNITED NATIONS - Germany and Saudi Arabia agreed on Tuesday to enter a new phase in relations after a diplomatic ...

Bosnia Locked in Nationalistic Time Warp

AHMIC, BOSNIA - Twenty five years ago, Croat paramilitaries attacked on three sides around the time of morning prayers, leaving ...

Home Affairs announces new visa amendments in a bid to boost tourism

In a bid to boost tourism to the country, South Africa is finalising a number of visa waiver agreements with ...

World Leaders Recommit to Peace in Honor of Mandela

UNITED NATIONS - World leaders Monday recommitted themselves to the search for peace as they gathered for a United Nations ...

'Village Rockstars' director hopes to inspire northeastern filmmakers

New Delhi [India], Sep 24 (ANI): Assamese director Rima Das, whose film 'Village Rockstars' has been selected as India's official ...

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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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