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British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

British pound falls on Brexit deal skepticism, Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan were trending higher again Wednesday, following on from a more than 400-points rise on ...

Government-owned Turkish bank hit by U.S. justice department charges

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Justice has charged a state-owned Turkish bank with fraud, money laundering, and sanctions offenses related ...

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U.S. Envoys Arriving In Turkey As Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are due in Turkey seeking to secure a cease-fire ...

U.S. Ambassador To EU Up Next As Impeachment Probe Moves Quickly

As the U.S. Congressional impeachment inquiry progresses, European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland is scheduled to be the next official to ...

Jozi Stars sign Shoaib Malik for MSL

Cape Town - Reigning Mzansi Super League champions, the Jozi Stars have confirmed on Thursday the signing of Pakistan all-rounder ...

On Eve of Brexit Summit, Northern Ireland Rejects Johnson's Plan

BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his 27 counterparts from across the European Union are converging on Brussels ...

Turkish bombing damages 3,000-year-old temple in Syria

PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkish airstrikes against Kurdish forces have partially destroyed a 3,000-year-old temple in northern Syria, according to a monitoring ...

Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal Amid 'Meltdown' Exchange With Pelosi

As a high-level U.S. delegation departed for Turkey seeking a cease-fire in northern Syria, President Donald Trump defended his decision ...