Fri, 25 Jun 2021

Trade Rep Tai says no incentives offered to move jobs from U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration chief trade representative, Katherine Tai, has said no incentives will be offered to American companies ...

British government works to join trans-Pacific free trade pact

LONDON, England: Britain is set to initiate negotiations for joining the trans-Pacific free trade pact that would allow its businesses ...

Lacklustre day for stock and currency traders in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia hardly moved on Thursday with little news to drive markets in any direction.Foreign ...

IKEA France fined $1.2 million for spying on employees

PARIS, France: The French branch of Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores worldwide, was ordered to pay a $1.2 ...

Spanish designer uses 3-D printing to mold artificial arms

MADRID, Spain: Juan Moyolema, aged 8, was ecstatic on receiving a prosthetic hand developed by a designer in Madrid who ...

U.S. stocks struggle to make gains, Nasdaq however adds 18 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were directionless on Wednesday with minor adjustments in all major indices.The Nasdaq did ...

UK upgraded by Fitch after economy rebounds post-Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Rating agency Fitch has raised the outlook for the UK's sovereign debt score to 'stable' ...

Belarus companies, individuals sanctioned after forced landing of jet

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union will expand travel bans and the freezing of asset of 86 Belarusian individuals and companies ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, little movements in either direction

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia traded in tight ranges on Wednesday, with little headway being made in either ...

Agreement means Adevinta to purchase eBay advertising group

OSLO, Norway: U.S. e-commerce group eBay and Adevinta of Norway have received permission to work jointly in selling global classified ...

AirAsia says industry could return to normal in 2 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The founder of AirAsia Group has said the aviation industry could return to normal within two years. ...

Wall Street forges ahead, Dow adds another 69 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued their recovery which began on Monday.Tuesday saw the major indices all make ...

To receive Covid vaccination, Indonesians heading to U.S.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Some Indonesian residents are traveling to wealthier countries to receive Covid vaccinations."It just so happens that I haven't ...

Pilots, aircrews to hold protests against UK travel restrictions

LONDON, England: Britain's airlines and holiday and tour companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday, in a bid ...

Japanese sharemarkets dominate Asian trading again Tuesday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan did an almost complete about-face on Tuesday with the Nikkei 225 soaring 873.20 ...

Dubai Airport sees 8% jump in passengers in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Officials at Dubai International Airport are hoping for a "flood" of travelers as the coronavirus pandemic ...

Boeing unveils 230 passenger 737 MAX 10 jet

SEATTLE, Washington: The latest and largest 737 edition from Boeing -- the MAX 10 -- is being introduced as part ...

Nirmala Sitharaman addresses USISPF

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday participated in the Global Investors Roundtable organized ...

Judge Threatens to Toss DEA Agent's Plea in Corruption Case

TAMPA, FLORIDA - A federal judge Wednesday threatened to throw out the guilty plea of a veteran U.S. narcotics agent ...

Microsoft adds Android apps to Windows 11

Washington [US] June 24 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft, during its Windows 11 launch event on Thursday revealed that it ...

Tanzanian billionaire sees business booming under new president

Private business in Tanzania is set to expand rapidly as President Samia Hassan moves to reassure investors and improve the ...

UN chief urges EU solidarity in managing migration

© Provided by Xinhua In 2015, the EU faced an unprecedented migration crisis resulting from conflicts in northern Africa and ...

US cautions Taliban, says won't accept forced govt in Kabul

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): Amid intelligence reports that the current government in Kabul could collapse within six months after ...

Pradhan urged OPEC to phase out production cuts sooner, mai

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): In a high-level consultation meeting on Thursday, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas ...

Lawyer Says Death of McAfee Surprised US Mogul's Family

MADRID - Authorities in Spain say that a judge has ordered an autopsy on the remains of John McAfee, the ...

Windows 11 launch event to be live-streamed publicly

Washington [US] June 24 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft is all set to reveal the next generation of its operating ...

Equity guages drift higher, Reliance dips 2.6 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices drifted higher on Thursday due to heavy buying in IT stocks ...

After 'negative spiral', EU seeks new Russia strategy

EU leaders plan to engage with Russian President Vladimir Putin to improve the relationship.French and German envoys proposed a summit ...

China contributes a quarter of world's newly forested land: white paper

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Satellite images show that from 2000 to 2017, China contributed a ...

Ultimate chess move: Max Keiser says Russia should adopt bitcoin

As Russia continues to move away from the US dollar, RT's Keiser Report follows the growing calls in the country ...

Unlikely lads Djokovic, Gomez-Herrera in Mallorca semi-finals

Novak Djokovic and Carlos Gomez-Herrera, the unlikely lads of the Mallorca ATP grass court event, reached the semi-finals on Wednesday ...

Dr. R.K. Raghavan, Former Director CBI

Sonipat (Haryana) [India], June 24 (ANI/OP Jindal University): Demonstrating its commitment to institutional excellence, O.P. Jindal University (JGU) brings one ...

Unlikely lads Djokovic, Gomez-Herrera in Marbella semi-finals

Novak Djokovic and Carlos Gomez-Herrera, the unlikely lads of the Marbella ATP grass court event, reached the semi-finals on Wednesday ...

1.05 million Korean millionaires last year

Seoul [South Korea], June 24 (ANI/Global Economic): The number of adult Koreans who owned net worth more than $1 million ...

Scarlett teams up with Disney for 'Tower of Terror'

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): Actor Scarlett Johansson, who is awaiting the release of her movie 'Black Widow', has teamed ...

SpiceXpress, Delhivery join hands for drone delivery

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): India's largest air cargo carrier SpiceXpress and Delhivery have signed a memorandum of understanding ...

Western Cape rental vacancies hit double digits

Residential rental vacancy rates in the Western Cape have breached double digits, according to a new survey.The survey found that ...

John McAfee, antivirus software pioneer, dead in prison cell

John McAfee, the creator of the eponymous antivirus software, was found dead Wednesday in prison outside Barcelona. He was 75.In ...

Former Philippines President Benigno Aquino III dies at 61

Benigno Aquino III, who served as Philippines president from 2010 to 2016 and presided over significant economic improvements in the ...

Equity indices trade higher, IT stocks in focus

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices moved up marginally during early hours on Thursday with traders showing ...

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Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

Haiti Gang Leader Launches 'Revolution' as Violence Escalates

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - One of Haiti's most powerful gang leaders warned this week he was launching a revolution against the ...

Human rights groups in Pak call for Imran Khan's apology

Karachi [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Human rights groups in Pakistan have called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to publicly apologise ...

US to Keep About 650 Troops in Afghanistan After Withdrawal

WASHINGTON - Roughly 650 U.S. troops are expected to remain in Afghanistan to provide security for diplomats after the main ...

Secretary of State Blinken to Meet with French President Macron

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in France, his latest stop in a multination tour, where he will ...

Pelosi to form select committee to investigate Jan 6 attack

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced that she will create a select committee ...

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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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