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Global trading making a frail recovery says UN body

Although global trade is making a frail recovery, the outlook remains uncertain, UN trade and development body UNCTAD said on ...

3 ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from passenger transport

California recently announced that it plans to ban the sales of gas-powered vehicles by 2035, Ontario has invested $500 million ...

A time for borrowers to restructure loans and other debt obligations

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The economic impact of coronavirus crisis has been perceived. We have seen hundreds or even thousands of ...

India exporting to U.S. and China far more than it is importing

NEW DELHI, India, October 21 (ANI): A significant increase in India's exports to the United States and China, coupled with ...

Shanghai stock markets gains 183 points despite regional weakness

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China rose sharply on Tuesday, a move at odds with the rest of ...

Pakistan restores social media platform TikTok, subject to conditions

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, October 20 (ANI): TikTok services in Pakistan were restored on Monday with certain conditions, 10 days after a ...

U.S. stocks decline with hopes for deal on stimulus package fading

NEW YORK, New York - Continued disagreement over an additional stimulus package has weighed on Wall Street, with all the ...

Leadership in university-based climate action

Universities are vital hubs of research and teaching on climate change. As large organisations, they also have significant emissions, which ...

European Parliament urges to impose sanctions against Pakistan

Brussels [Belgium], October 22 (ANI): Members of European Parliament, Ryszard Czarnecki, Fulvio Martusciello and Gianna Garcia on Wednesday wrote a ...

Why lockdown had little to no effect on global temperatures

Countries across the world took unprecedented action in the first few months of 2020 to control the spread of COVID-19. ...

FII holdings in Reliance Industries hits record high

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 22 (ANI): The Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) holding in Reliance Industries has reached a record high ...

European stocks flat, pound down tracking stimulus, Brexit talks

European stock markets steadied Thursday following sharp losses the previous session as the chances of a pre-election stimulus package in ...

P-TECH high school model connects students to college and careers

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama highlighted an innovative educational program called P-TECH - an ...

Asia stocks slip with US stimulus unlikely before election

Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as chances of a pre-election stimulus package from Washington dimmed, while investors were also spooked ...

European stock markets extend losses at open

European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Thursday following losses in Asia and overnight on Wall Street, ...

Stocks mostly slip with US stimulus unlikely before election

Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as chances of a pre-election stimulus package from Washington dimmed, while investors were also spooked ...

DBP bags global award for sustainable finance

CALOOCAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) recently received an international award for funding ...

Multilateralism is in serious danger today, says Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Multilateralism is in serious danger today as the bigger countries are focused on their ...

India at doorstep of economic revival, says RBI Governor

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Indian economy is nearing revival from the COVID-19 pandemic, said Reserve Bank of India ...

What South African women told us about being the main breadwinner

Nearly 38% of households in South Africa are headed by women. They largely - or solely - support the home ...

Mixed Reaction to South Sudan Currency Rule

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - Business leaders in South Sudan's capital, Juba, say the government's new rule ordering all transactions ...

Jones to drive Richard Petty Motorsports' No. 43 car

Richard Petty Motorsports hired Erik Jones on Wednesday to replace Bubba Wallace in the iconic No. 43 Chevrolet for the ...

European Parliament backs EU's big tech clampdown

European Parliament has given the EU executive strong backing to draw up new rules against big tech that could become ...

A no-deal Brexit could damage the UK's ability to cope with pandemics

As the UK-EU deal or no-deal drama limps on, most attention focuses on the economic consequences of a new trade ...

European stocks, dollar slide awaiting US stimulus

European stock markets slid and the dollar faltered Wednesday following a mixed performance in Asia, as investors continue to wait ...

Why sovereign credit downgrades no longer matter as much as they used to

The decision by credit ratings agency Moody's to cut the UK's sovereign credit rating has been a gift to the ...

Kurl-on appoints Jyothi Pradhan as CEO

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] October 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): Kurl-on Enterprise Limited, a leader in the mattress and home-comfort space, has recently appointed ...

Russian Priest Known For Controversial Statements Dies At 69

MOSCOW -- Russian Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov, known for his controversial public statements that led to public outcry and criticism, has ...

Asian markets lifted by stimulus optimism, vaccine hopes

Asian markets rose Wednesday on signs US lawmakers are edging towards agreeing a new stimulus for the struggling economy, while ...

US case against Google mimics lawsuit that weakened Microsoft

The US government's antitrust case against Google follows a similar path to its attack on Microsoft more than 20 years ...

US Justice Department, 11 States Sue Google

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department along with the attorneys general of 11 states on Tuesday brought a massive anti-trust ...

Microsoft creates portable data center in a box

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): Tech giant Microsoft has created a portable data center for bringing cloud computing to environments ...

US stocks climb at open as stimulus deadline nears

A looming deadline for Washington policymakers to agree on a long-awaited US stimulus bill on Tuesday did not deter Wall ...

Numsa loses court battle to halt Barloworld retrenchments

Retrenchments at Barloworld Equipment are continuing following the Labour Court's dismissal of the National Union of Metalworkers' urgent application to ...

US to sue Google in biggest antitrust case in decades

The US government was preparing to sue Google Tuesday in what would be the biggest antitrust case in decades, a ...

Argentina Now Has 1 Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Argentina is now the world's fifth country with more than one million confirmed COVID-19 cases.Data collected by Johns Hopkins University's ...

Russian media may be joining China and Iran in turning on Trump

It can be easy to overlook how the rest of the world is making sense of America's chaotic campaign season.But ...

Mini-budget: The prognosis for SA taxpayers is not good

As Finance Minister Tito Mboweni prepares to deliver his much-anticipated Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on 28 October 2020, ...

Tokyo shares fall on US stimulus talks ahead of earnings

Tokyo stocks ended lower Tuesday on dwindling chances of a US stimulus package, as some investors took a wait-and-see approach ...

Markets mixed as US stimulus hopes fade ahead of deadline

Asian and European markets were mixed Tuesday but fading hopes for a pre-election US stimulus and concerns about a fresh ...

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Deadly Nigerian violence alarms African Union

ABUJA, Nigeria - The African Union on Thursday strongly condemned deadly violence in Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and called on ...

Bahrain collaborating with Israel for more than decade, says report

MANAMA, Bahrain - Israel has been operating a secret embassy in Bahrain for more than 11 years, according to a ...

Russian Navy ships accompanying Iranian tankers bound for Syria

Last week, the Iranian-flagged oil tanker Samah entered the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal. After a few miles, the ...

New Chinese train will run at 400 kilometres an hour

Photo taken on Oct. 21, 2020 shows the new type of high-speed train which can run on different rail systems ...

French president attends memorial of fallen history teacher

PARIS, France - France paid tribute on Wednesday to a history teacher beheaded last week by a man angered at ...

Israelis outraged at treatment of critically ill Palestinian official

JERUSALEM - Chief Palestinian negotiation Saeb Erakat is critically ill in an Israeli hospital.The official was rushed to Hadassah Medical ...

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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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