Tue, 16 Jul 2019

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

More jobs for Milwaukee, thanks to Donald J. Trump

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to ...

Chernobyl to be opened up to tourists

KIEV, Ukraine - The Chernobyl nuclear reactor in Ukraine which exploded in 1986 causing a disaster on a global scale ...

EU To Unblock Some Financial Aid To Moldova

BRUSSELS - The European Commission has announced it will unlock millions of euros in financial aid to Moldova thanks to ...

Trump Rejects Racist Label for Comments on Non-White Lawmakers

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump is amplifying remarks deemed as racist attacks on four Democratic members of Congress, ...

Day 1: What Zuma said at the state capture inquiry

Former president Jacob Zuma kicked off his testimony at the Zondo commission of inquiry looking into state capture on Monday ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

Facebook's big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics

Congress holding hearings on Facebook's plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely ...

Daniel Silke: Ramaphosa in ANC quicksand

South Africa is currently stuck in a type of quicksand: not yet porous enough to engulf the country completely, yet ...

ANC seeks out-of-court settlement on Sizwe Car Rental matter

The ANC says it is seeking an out-of-court settlement with Sizwe Car Rental after it was revealed the Ekurhuleni-based company ...

Steinhoff crushed resources rally

US markets rallied on Friday pushing equity markets into record territory levels. The momentum continued to favour the bulls on ...

EOH board rocked by multiple resignations

EOH has announced the resignations of several of its directors, including Zunaid Mayet, Rob Godlonton and Pumeza Bam.Mayet is Executive ...

Uganda plans $263m vehicle plant with eye on region

Uganda will invest $40m in the first phase of a $263m vehicle-assembly plant with the view of starting production by ...

German Defense Minister Resigns to Pursue EU's Top Job

BERLIN - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says she is resigning from Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet to focus ...

The real midlife crisis confronting many Americans

The way my mom imagined it, midlife was going to be great: counting down days until retirement, spending winters in ...

Disneyland makes surveillance palatable - and profitable

We're in the heat of the summer blockbuster season, when Walt Disney is taking over theaters with releases like Toy ...

How China Will Dominate Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Election Campaign

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan's presidential race kicked off Monday with China the top issue as a Beijing-friendly mayor won the ...

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U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...

Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...

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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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