Sun, 05 Jul 2020

European stocks lose ground, Asian markets finish higher, U.S. closed

LONDON, UK - It was a quiet day on world markets on Friday with U.S. markets closed ahead of the ...

Wall Street rallies on final trading day of week

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets defied the gloom and doom over the surge in Covid-19 cases, sending ...

No stopping U.S. military-industrial complex

On June 13, President Donald Trump told the graduating class at West Point, "We are ending the era of endless ...

World's largest pension fund loses $165 billion in worst quarter

Japan asks US to extradite ex-Green Beret over Ghosn escapeInvestments in ESG indices reached a record high of 5.7 trillion ...

Covid-19 pandemic tanks Russian economy, plunges families into crisis

Moscow [Russia], July 4 (ANI): As countries across the globe has been facing the worst collective economic downturn since the ...

'Life's so tough': Never-ending misery for crisis-hit Zimbabweans

As prices spike in Zimbabwe, is it on the edge again?Opposition leaders and economists contend the economic crisis is at ...

Amazon Prime Video's dedicated app now available for Windows 10 users

Washinton D.C. [US], July 3 (ANI): Amazon Prime Video's app for Windows 10 is now available in the Microsoft stores ...

US economy adds record of 4.8 million jobs amidst COVID-19 spread

Washington [US], July 03 (ANI): The US economy has added a record 4.8 million jobs in June showing a sign ...

Ace choreographer Saroj Khan passes away

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 3 (ANI): Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan, who was earlier admitted to a hospital in Mumbai last ...

WATCH | Exhausted seal bangs on door of Cape Town restaurant

She said it sat for a long time and gathered quite a crowd of onlookers. "Everybody was trying to woo ...

Fed Minutes Show Concerns About Severity of Downturn

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve officials last month expressed concerns about the severity of the economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus ...

Unemployment Falls as US Adds 4.8M New Jobs

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added 4.8 million jobs in June as it struggles to recover from the business closures ...

US Economy Adds 4.8M New Jobs as Unemployment Falls to 11.1%

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added 4.8 million jobs in June as it struggles to recover from the business closures ...

Rand strengthens to below R17/$

The rand arrested its decline on Thursday, strengthening to below R17 and seemingly ignoring data that South Africa's economy contracted ...

Old Mutual's share price is key focus in Zimbabwe's currency war

The share price of one of Africa's oldest insurers is taking center stage in Zimbabwe's battle to bring order to ...

Iran's Abbasali Plans to Win Olympic Medal

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Hamideh Abbasali is ready to embrace her longed-for opportunity at Olympic Games winning a medal as the ...

Risks of playing in and around water

Reservoirs, rivers, disused quarries and other water bodies can be perfect places to visit, but they can be dangerous. Water ...

U.S. dollar edges down amid coronavirus uncertainty

NEW YORK, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar declined modestly in late trading on Friday as traders continued to ...

Hungary's parliament adopts 2021 budget

BUDAPEST, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Hungary's parliament adopted the country's 2021 budget here on Friday with 133 votes in favor, ...

Commentary: A more stable Hong Kong will better serve global investors

by Xinhua writer Wang Lei BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The national security law has officially taken effect in Hong ...

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Iran seeking return of 3 diplomats and journalist abducted in 1982

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran is rallying the international community in a bid to clarify the whereabouts, and return, of three ...

Afghans to farewell U.S. troops, as Taliban prepares to take over

LONDON, UK - The only element of the Afghan peace plan going according to schedule is the withdrawal of American ...

New Zealand's health minister quits over controversies

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand Health Minister David Clark resigned Thursday after recent controversies surrounding his handling of the ...

U.S. court orders seizure of gas shipments destined for Venezuela

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. government has filed a forfeiture complaint and warrant against four Iranian vessels travelling to Venezuela ...

45,000 U.S. National Guards members helping in fight against Covid-19

Some 120,000 members of the U.S. National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters - floods in Michigan, wildfires ...

Trump projecting confidence, election still four months away

WASHINGTON, DC - Amid plummeting poll numbers and mounting pressure over his handling of the pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests ...

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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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