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Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

Fruit and vegetable markets in Europe left scrambling for business

Picture a traditional English summer. For many, Wimbledon and strawberries come to mind.Since 1877, the lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, ...

Several schools start online classes amid lockdown

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): A number of schools have started online classes amid the lockdown in ...

Duterte, Cabinet report on 'gains' against COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, April 9 (PIA) -- On the eve of the Philippines' public observance of the Day of Valor early ...

NBA legend Jordan wins long-running China trademark dispute

China's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year ...

Virus Outbreak Gives Tech Darlings a Harsh Reality Check

Just as the coronavirus outbreak has boxed in society, it's also squeezed high-flying tech companies reliant on people's freedom to ...

Equity indices upbeat in early trade, Cipla gains by 14 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 9 (ANI): Equities trading firm during early hours on Thursday in line with Asian peers after ...

Local stocks weaker as volatility in Sasol persists

The JSE opened marginally softer on Wednesday but sunk deeper into losses as European counters traded under pressure.The outlook was ...

OPINION | A pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And ...

Lockdown | Rent relief not guaranteed, Canal Walk tells tenants

CEO of Canal Walk, Gavin Wood, told the shopping centre's tenants in a letter addressed to them on Tuesday that ...

Airbus cuts production by a third

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Wednesday said it had cut production of its planes by around a third, as global ...

The Infodemic: Do Plagues Occur Once Every 100 Years

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: Plagues ...

Coronavirus Scams: Guard Against Fraud Cures and Other Cons

TRENTON, N.J. - Con artists are finding lots of marks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watchdog groups and authorities report a ...

Winter comes for Georgian hospitality

Ezo, a cafe tucked into Tbilisi's historic center, is usually crowded and lively. But on a recent visit its only ...

Head of EU's Top Science Panel Quits Over COVID-19 Response

BRUSSELS - The head of the European Union's top science organization has resigned in frustration at the height of the ...

Five ways coronavirus lockdowns increase inequality

There are still many things we do not yet know about coronavirus, including the mortality rate. We also do not ...

Sensex slips by 173 points in choppy trade, banking stocks suffer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 8 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed half a per cent lower in Wednesday's volatile session with ...

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France records highest daily virus death toll of 833, reaches 10,328

PanARMENIAN.Net - France has reported 833 new coronavirus deaths in the past day, the highest daily toll since its outbreak ...

British PM Boris Johnson shifted to Intensive Care Unit

London [UK], April 7 (ANI): Boris Johnson was on Monday moved into Intensive Care after his COVID -19 symptoms worsened, ...

Saudi-Led Coalition Adopts Coronavirus Cease-Fire in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition that has been fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen for five years declared a two-week cease-fire starting Thursday ...

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Discuss Cutting Oil Output Amid Glut

Representatives of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Russia, and other oil-producing countries are set to meet to ...

Could coronavirus bring back our faith in experts?

In recent years an ugly hostility to experts has become entrenched in public life. Populists like Donald Trump and Boris ...

Duterte, Cabinet report on 'gains' against COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, April 9 (PIA) -- On the eve of the Philippines' public observance of the Day of Valor early ...

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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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