Sun, 23 Feb 2020

Human rights defender in Yemen whose son was shot to death is honored

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Yemeni lawyer won the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for 2020 in recognition of her efforts to ...

Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...

Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...

Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

Nevada Casts Votes for Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Voters in the western U.S. state of Nevada cast ballots Saturday for their preferred Democratic Party candidates, who hope to ...

Trump's visit demonstrates enduring Indo-US ties: State Dept

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 22 (ANI): Donald Trump will arrive in Ahmedabad, capital of the eastern state of Gujarat, on ...

We?re taking short-term pain to build a bigger Discovery, says Gore

Discovery will reverse the shocking loss in its UK VitalityLife in the next financial year, and shareholders who are concerned ...

Measuring Central Asia's shadow economies

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

China's Economy at Risk From Epidemic Recovery Cures

As China's economy struggles to recover from the damage of the coronavirus, it may be in more danger from excessive ...

Pressure and expulsions: The trials of foreign media in China

China's expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporters this week over a headline that displeased Beijing highlights the precarious status ...

What the Trump budget says about the administration's health priorities

The Trump administration recently released its budget blueprint for the 2021 fiscal year, the first steps in the complex budgetary ...

Coronavirus to hit India's cut polished diamond industry: ICRA

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): The coronavirus impact in China coupled with weak demand conditions in key markets is ...

Australia, we need to talk about who governs our city-states

In 1971, a Time magazine article, titled "Should New York City Be the 51st State?", observed:Of course, the United States ...

Local bourse erases earlier gains as risk aversion returns

The JSE erased earlier gains to close softer on Thursday as pressure mounted on European stocks. The local bourse had ...

Amplats appoints Anglo American's Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO

Anglo American Platinum has announced Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO following the decision of Chris Griffith to step down.Viljoen, ...

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Racial minorities get behind Sanders in Nevada

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) posted a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday, cementing his status as ...

Guterres criticizes war in Syria, demands political resolution

NEW YORK, New York - The head of the United Nations has issued a blunt message to warring parties in ...

Haitian leaders called on to reverse country's downfall

NEW YORK, New York - Leaders in Haiti must step up and end the political impasse between President Jovenel Mose ...

Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...

Bayrob hackers infected 400,000 computers before being taken down

The hackers were like modern-day John Dillingers, brazenly committing their crimes and repeatedly escaping law enforcement's grasp.But like Dillinger and ...

Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

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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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