Wed, 19 Feb 2020

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

Amazon founder to donate billions to combat climate change

NEW YORK, New York - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says he will give $10 billion of his own money to ...

Securities and Exchange Board of India to allow fintech products tests

MUMBAI, India - Stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday decided to allow live ...

New York state not to appeal $26 billion telco merger case

NEW YORK, New York - The State of New York will not be appealing the case it jointly pursued with ...

Twenty-two Syrian companies in UAE for Gulfood exhibition

DUBAI, UAE - The 25th Gulfood, which is considered one of the largest food exhibitions in the world has started ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

Golf Glance: D.J. defends, Rory seeks 'WGC Slam' in Mexico

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

India set to finalise defence deal with US during Trump's visit

Washington DC [USA], Feb 19 (ANI): India is set to finalise a long-pending defence deal with the United States during ...

Trump Blasts Proposed US Restrictions on Sale of Jet Parts to China

President Donald Trump objected on Tuesday to U.S. proposals that would prevent companies from supplying jet engines and other components ...

NFL notebook: Saints' Brees to return in 2020

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be back in 2020. Brees, 41, announced Tuesday he is set to return ...

Progress or pinkwashing: Who benefits from women-focused capital funds?

An increase in the number of women-focused capital funds promises to help address gender gaps in the provision of financial ...

EU Must Press Vietnam to End Abuses, Rights Groups Say

The European Union must press Vietnam to end its ongoing crackdown on civil society and political dissent, human rights groups ...

Kumba warns of coronavirus impact on commodity prices

Kumba Iron Ore has joined the line of mining companies warning about possible disruption of commodity prices due to the ...

'You can have both higher super and higher wages': Albanese

An "unholy coalition" is attacking the planned increase in the superannuation guarantee, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says in his latest ...

Ramaphosa's best ideas are borrowed, Malema charges in SONA debate

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on Tuesday challenged President Cyril Ramaphosa to implement the state's proposed economic interventions, claiming ...

Local stocks softer on downgrade fears

The JSE weakened on Tuesday primarily due to concerns that a downgrade from Moody's is now a high probability given ...

SA's rising country risk adds to rates pressure - Reserve Bank

South Africa's rising country risk is putting upward pressure on interest rates, even as inflation expectations are dropping, with credit-rating ...

Saints QB Brees to play in 2020

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be back in 2020. Brees, 41, announced Tuesday he was set to return ...

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NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...

Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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