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Britain-Australia free trade deal marks UK move away from Europe

LONDON, England: In the wake of the just concluded G7 summit, Britain and Australia announced a trade deal on Tuesday ...

Aussie stock market on a roll, regional Asian markets falter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly on the nose on Wednesday, however, the Australian market continues to ...

As German union seeks foothold, Amazon jumps wage to 12 EUR per hour

MUNICH, Germany: Amazon has announced that employees at its Germany-based warehouse facilities will receive an hourly pay increase to 12 ...

G7 seeks Russian moves on cybercrimes, chemical weapons

CARBIS BAY, England: The Group of Seven (G7) nations on Sunday demanded Russia act against committing cyber attacks, as well ...

Across-the-board losses for U.S. stocks, Britain seals Oz trade deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were weaker across the board on Tuesday.In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced ...

G7 leaders to continue financial incentives for economies

CARBIS BAY, England: The Group of Seven (G7) leaders, including Angela Merkel of Germany who has traditionally opposed heavy borrowing ...

Jump expected in U.S. workers allowed to continue working remotely

WASHINGTON D.C.: New guidelines indicate that U.S. government employees will not be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning ...

ASX 200 flirts with new historic high, Tokyo rallies 280 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Sydney and Tokyo racked up solid gains on Tuesday, while the markets in Shanghai ...

American janitors want better protection from pandemic

PORTLAND, Oregon -- Today, Tuesday, is Justice for Janitors Day, and workers are marking it by highlighting their crucial efforts ...

Big increase in demand as 2 million passengers use airports on Friday

WASHINGTON D.C.: The highest number of passengers since the start of the Covid pandemic passed through U.S. airports on Friday.The ...

U.S. tech stocks make gains, industrials falter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week mixed as investors and traders were hesitant to push markets ...

Johnson & Johnson to destroy millions of Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that Johnson & Johnson must destroy millions of doses of ...

April imports from Britain show greatest increase in 3 years

DUBLIN, Ireland: April figures showed a significant improvement in trade between Ireland and the UK, with British exports to Ireland ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks, Nikkei 225 in Tokyo does best

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Monday while the major currencies fell slightly against the U.S. ...

Public forces Indian government to cuts taxes on Covid care

NEW DELHI, India: After being stung by public criticism over the high costs of medical care during the Coronavirus surge ...

July 4 fireworks spectacular to mark reopening of New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Following the cancellation of last year's July 4th fireworks display, New York will return to ...

Russia again fines Facebook, Telegram for not removing content

MOSCOW, Russia: For the second time a Russian court has fined Facebook and Telegram for not taking down content banned ...

Survey shows 76 pc Australians mistrust China

Canberra [Australia], June 16 (ANI): Amid souring ties between Australia and China, a new survey has shown that at least ...

SK Biopharm's new medicine to be released in Europe

Seoul [South Korea], June 16 (ANI/Global Economic): SK Biopharm's new epilepsy medicine 'Cenobamate' has been available in the European market. ...

Fitch affirms Sri Lanka at CCC amid debt service challenges

Hong Kong, June 16 (ANI): Fitch Ratings has affirmed Sri Lanka's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating at CCC. It said ...

Kazakhstan's green economy: Greenbacks for the Nazarbayevs

Right around the time that Kazakhstan set out its stall as an aspiring player in the global green economy, the ...

Why nobody will ever agree on whether COVID lockdowns were worth it

As an increasingly vaccinated world emerges from lockdowns, lots of people are talking about whether the fight against the pandemic ...

Biden, Putin Begin Highly-anticipated Summit

GENEVA - U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have begun their highly anticipated summit in Geneva, the ...

Sensex sheds 271 points, Adani Ports down 8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed over half a per cent lower on Wednesday amid selling ...

US introduces legislation on trade secret thefts

Beijing [China], June 16 (ANI): Several US senators on Tuesday introduced legislation aiming to make it easier for businesses that ...

Fitch Ratings upgrades Russia's economic outlook for 2021

International rating agency Fitch has raised its forecast for Russia's economic growth this year from 3.3% to 3.7%, saying GDP ...

RBI to balance rising inflation and push growth: SBI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Driven by several global and domestic factors, inflation may remain elevated in the coming ...

iMocha becomes largest AI-powered skills assessment platfor

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI/PRNewswire): Backed by its 2000 plus strong skills library, iMocha has achieved the distinction of ...

PM to address 5th edition of VivaTech today

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address at the 5th edition of ...

Biden nominates Thomas Nides as US ambassador to Israel

Washington [US], June 16 (ANI): United States on Tuesday declared former State Department senior official Thomas Nides as its administration's ...

Serbia-Kosovo Talks Fail To Make Progress Despite EU Optimism

A first round of talks between the leaders of Serbia and Kosovo on June 15 in Brussels failed to make ...

The young, restless and jobless see no end to unemployment misery

The expanded number of youth without employment stands at 74.7%.The Covid-19 pandemic has added more misery to youth unemployment.Black women ...

New Robot Mayflower' Ship Begins Voyage Recreating Original Route

A fully autonomous ship named for the Mayflower, the ship that sailed to what is now the eastern U.S. state ...

PM Modi to deliver keynote address at VivaTech

New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address at the 5th edition of ...

Turkmenistan: Chinese debt trap unlocked

Out of debt, out of danger. That's the idea at least.As Deputy Prime Minister Shakhym Abdrakhmanov said at a government ...

World Bank, ADB delay USD 1 billion loans to Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): In a major setback for Pakistan's dwindling economy, two of its largest lenders - World ...

US, EU Reach Truce in Major Trade Battle

BRUSSELS - The United States and the European Union have reached an extended truce in their long-running dispute over aircraft ...

Domestic, external debt of Pak's Punjab at Rs 956.4 bn

Lahore [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): The domestic and external debt of Pakistan's Punjab province reached Rs 956.4 billion as of ...

Jubilant Foodworks Q4 net profit up 395 pc at Rs 104 crore

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 15 (ANI): Food services major Jubilant FoodWorks on Tuesday reported a 395 per cent year-on-year ...

Sensex gains 222 points, private banks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 15 (ANI): Market bulls remained firmly in control on Tuesday, lifting up equity benchmark indices amid ...

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Irish celebrations for Bloomsday 21 extend across the globe

More than 30 of Ireland's Embassies and Consulates are marking Bloomsday 2021 with diverse physical and virtual events in collaboration ...

Malawi abolishes death penalty: what it means for southern Africa

The Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal abolished the death penalty in April, the most notable decision against capital punishment since ...

South African dinosaur skeleton scans build up a picture from egg to adult

If you ask children what their favourite dinosaurs are, the answers will undoubtedly include T. rex, Triceratops and maybe Brachiosaurus. ...

SA in spotlight at US Open: The 9 golfers flying the flag high

The 121st US Open gets under way in San Diego from Thursday with Bryson DeChambeau looking to defend his title.There ...

Large methane leak detected over South Africa coal mining region

The cloud was spotted about 125 kilometers east of Johannesburg in an area where Sasol has coal mines.Methane can continue ...

PSL: Faf du Plessis ruled out of tournament

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 16 (ANI): Quetta Gladiators batsman Faf du Plessis on Wednesday was ruled out of the remaining ...

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