Thu, 27 Jun 2019

Asian markets remain soft Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Markets were calm but soft in Asia on Wednesday with all the major bourses losing ground, albeit ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

U.S. stocks slip as White House and Fed argue over interest rates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S.stocks were weaker on Tuesday as the direction of interest rates took center-stage. The White ...

IMF lauds U.S. unemployment, at levels not seen since late 1960s

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. economy is in the longest expansion in recorded history, says the latest assessment by the ...

Global medical devices manufacturer in major Irish expansion

CO. GALWAY, Ireland - Boston Scientific has invested 60 million euro to expand its operations in Ireland.The first phase of ...

U.S. dollar reels in Asian session, euro challenging 1.1400

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks across the Asian region finished in the red on Tuesday.The widespread losses, all relatively modest except ...

Qatar pledges $3 billion in financial support for Pakistan

DOHA, Qatar - The tiny gas-rich nation of Qatar has pledged to invest a further $3 billion in the financially-stressed ...

Ireland to play key roles on energy efficiency commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Loe Varadkar is to be appointed Honorary Patron of the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s new Global ...

Taiwanese carrier takes delivery of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of the first of its order for twenty ...

Myanmar leader and Asian Development Bank president in talks

BANGKOK, Thailand - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on Sunday ...

JSE ekes out gains towards the close

Stocks on the JSE struggled for direction on Wednesday as they lacked a catalyst both locally and from international markets.Stocks ...

Makwetu: Auditors faced threats, intimidation over findings

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has raised concerns about how his team faced threats and intimidation while conducting their audit work in ...

SACP, Nehawu at odds over Pravin Gordhan, Mkhwebane's investigation

"The SA Communist Party [SACP] must choose if they want us or if they want Pravin Gordhan."This was the ultimatum ...

Trump: More Tariffs on China Possible If Trade Deal Not Reached

U.S. President Donald Trump says he would impose more tariffs on China if he and Chinese President Xi Jinping don't ...

How a pilot project in Kenya helps refugees go to university

Across the world, armed conflict, instability, drought and famine are driving more people from their homes for longer periods of ...

Govt appoints new RAW, IB chiefs

New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): The government on Wednesday named chiefs of two top intelligence agencies of the country ...

Strong quake hits Costa Rica-Panama border - USGS

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, revising earlier ...

Malaysia Pits Palm Oil Against Fighter Jets in EU Trade Spat

BANGKOK - As the United States and China tussle over tit-for-tat tariffs, another trade spat between West and East is ...

Stocks close higher; metal stocks outperform

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 26 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices continued to trend higher on Wednesday as across the board buying ...

NATO Ministers Gather In Brussels To Address Security Challenges

BRUSSELS -- NATO defense ministers will gather in Brussels on June 26 for two days of talks that will include ...

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Drug use across the globe trending higher says UN report

NEW YORK, New York - Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of ...

Fur farming in Ireland to be phased out

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday made a decision to ban fur farming in the country.Ireland will join ...

Key nations say developments in Gulf risk miscalculation and conflict

NEW YORK, New York - France, Germany and the UK say they are gravely concerned by the increased tensions in ...

Mid-air collision of 2 Eurofighter planes north of Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Two Eurofighter jets attached to the German Airforce were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday over ...

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report

The study from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), also shows that the negative health consequences associated with ...

Kremlin Confirms Putin-Trump Meeting During G20 Summit In Japan

The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, will meet during the Group of 20 ...

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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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