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Tashkent Hires U.S. Firm To Campaign Against Boycott On Uzbek Cotton

Documentation obtained by RFE/RL shows that Uzbek authorities have paid more than a half-million dollars to a U.S. public-relations firm ...


Global Markets Mixed Amid Continued Economic Uncertainty

Global markets were mixed Thursday.In Asia, the Nikkei in Tokyo finished its trading session up 1.7 percent. Sydney's S&P/ASX index ...


US, Slovenia to Sign 5G Joint Declaration

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting Thursday with leaders in Slovenia, where they are set to sign a ...


How Joseph Stalin was chosen Time's person of the year twice

History Aug 13 2020 Albina AndreevaPublic Domain From the "most hated man" to heroic defender of the Motherland - Time ...


Elderly woman makes efforts to promote local tourism in SE China

Zhong Lianjiao is seen at home at Banyueli Village in Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin ...


US Top Diplomat Warns of China's Global Threat

PRAGUE - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that China's economic power is in some ways a greater ...


German tourism giant TUI to receive additional gov't loan of 1.2 bln euros

A woman passes an office of TUI in Brussels, Belgium, May 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)The additional COVID-19 loan would strengthen ...


Daily COVID-19 infections in Germany hit highest level since May

A health worker collects a swab from a passenger at Cologne-Bonn Airport in Cologne, Germany, on Aug. 3, 2020. (Photo ...


Paris marathon joins list of 2021 cancellations

This year's Paris marathon has been cancelled because it is impossible to hold the race during the coronavirus pandemic, organisers ...


Bayern Munich academy employee investigated over racism allegations

Police are investigating an allegation of racism against a member of staff at Bayern Munich's youth academy, a police spokesman ...


How the first king of Belgium became a Russian general at 12

This story reminds us how closely the European dynasties were intertwined with the Russian Imperial family.Leopold George Christian Frederick of ...


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North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

Global Markets Mixed Amid Continued Economic Uncertainty

Global markets were mixed Thursday.In Asia, the Nikkei in Tokyo finished its trading session up 1.7 percent. Sydney's S&P/ASX index ...

Women In Minsk, Elsewhere In Belarus Protest Postelection Crackdown

Women in Minsk and elsewhere across Belarus on August 12 wore white and carried flowers as they formed human chains ...

Fourth Straight Night of Protests in Belarus

Thousands protested in Belarus for the fourth straight night Wednesday against what they said was the fraudulent election of President ...

China "locomotive" for post-pandemic global recovery, says economist

Workers check a production line at Lianyungang Economic and Technological Development Area in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, July 16, ...

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Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Stocks in Tokyo make solid gain, Asian markets otherwise flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks jumped sharply in Japan on Thursday, but drifted elsewhere.The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo rose 405.65 points ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

Wall Street has investors jumping, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied again on Wednesday, pushing the Nasdaq to a new record high, and ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

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Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...


Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...


Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...


COVID-19 shows that the DRC must invest in a health research industry

In early March, the first COVID-19 case was imported from Europe to Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC's) densely ...


China decides to suspend SFO agreement between Hong Kong and Germany

Beijing [China], August 13 (ANI): China on Thursday said it has decided to suspend the agreement on the surrender of ...


World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi joins David Beckham's Inter Miami

France's World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi will join David Beckham's Major League Soccer club Inter Miami, the American club announced ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...