Wed, 17 Jul 2019

International Monetary Fund begins search for new managing director

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has intiiated a process to find a new managing director following the ...

Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...

RCSI and Stryker to work together on digital health solutions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Stryker on Monday announced the opening of its Digital Platform Services Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, ...

U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

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 ...

Defense Secretary Nominee Slams Turkey's S-400 Deal as 'Wrong'

President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next secretary of defense has slammed Turkey's acceptance of the Russian-made S-400 missile ...

US Again Facing Deadline to Increase Borrowing Limit

WASHINGTON - The White House and Congress are engaged in tough, down-to-the-wire negotiations over raising the U.S. government's borrowing limit ...

New Greek PM Calls Bond Auction 'Vote of Confidence'

ATHENS, GREECE - Greece launched a 7-year bond auction Tuesday, the country's third effort this year to raise money from ...

Member States' Nominee Von der Leyen Wins EU Top Job

STRASBOURG, FRANCE - German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on Tuesday ...

Financials lead the surge on the JSE

The JSE advanced on Tuesday mainly on the back of a rally led by the financials index which rose on ...

Turkmenistan: Motherland of prosperity, or famine

Hot off the press - Turkmenistan's president likes kittens.Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is on holiday, but this does not mean state media ...

Merkel Urges Moldova To Speed Up Reform Pace

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Moldova's new pro-European government to continue on the path of reforms and step up ...

Facebook's New Currency Plan Is Under Scrutiny in Congress

Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed ...

How Luxembourg is positioning itself to be the centre of space business

The Japanese Space Agency's Hayabusa2 spacecraft recently landed on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples for return to earth on ...

Tongaat CEO seeking to freeze payments on R11bn of debt

Tongaat Hulett is asking 10 lenders for a break from payments on as much as 11 billion rand ($790 million) ...

What Africa's key central banks will discuss in the next 10 days

Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa's key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when they make ...

Sensex closes above 39,000 mark, Yes Bank gains 14 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 16 (ANI): Equity traded with a positive bias on Tuesday as investors shrugged off trade data ...

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Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

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 ...

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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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