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British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

British pound falls on Brexit deal skepticism, Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan were trending higher again Wednesday, following on from a more than 400-points rise on ...

Government-owned Turkish bank hit by U.S. justice department charges

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Justice has charged a state-owned Turkish bank with fraud, money laundering, and sanctions offenses related ...

Canada

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Jozi Stars sign Shoaib Malik for MSL

Cape Town - Reigning Mzansi Super League champions, the Jozi Stars have confirmed on Thursday the signing of Pakistan all-rounder ...

Canada's aging workforce should have been a major election issue

The Canadian workforce is undergoing a metamorphosis. We're aging and retiring in record numbers.With so many people exiting the workforce, ...

More doctors won't fix Canada's health-care woes

The current proposal by the Liberal Party in this federal election campaign to increase access to family doctors is well-intended ...

Soul-searching goes on for US after Canada shock

Los Angeles - Two years after the seismic shock of failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the United ...

We're hiring: Culture + Society/Race Editor

Do you have a passion for communicating ideas and stories about Culture + Society and Race? Do you have a ...

Why Canada should embrace a coalition-style 'fellowship of parties'

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh broke a cardinal rule of Canadian politics recently when he dropped the "c" word - coalition. ...