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Covid-19 sentiment lifts stocks on Asia markets

SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia - Stocks in China and Australia gained ground on Thursday while Japanese markets were flat.Traders ...

Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

WASHINGTO, DC - Google has issued a ban on the use of Zoom teleconferencing platforms for its employees citing security ...

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, ...

Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev wealth ruling dismays transparency campaigners

The daughter and grandson of Kazakhstan's former president have won a legal campaign in the British courts to unfreeze their ...

Tour de France is racing against time - and losing

For the Tour de France, one of the last of the summer's major sports events still standing in the face ...

Bulls fuel smart rally on stimulus hopes, Nifty auto up by 10 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 9 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed over 4 per cent higher on Thursday amid strong global ...

Novelis gets last EC clearance for Aleris acqusition

Atlanta [USA], Apr 9 (ANI): Novelis Inc, a subsidiary of Aditya Birla-led Hindalco Industries, has received the final clearance needed ...

Coronavirus lockdown | Bok coaches in regular virtual contact

Despite the national lockdown due to the coronavirus, the Springbok coaching staff are hard at work for the international season.Assistant ...

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 ...

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Watchdog Blames Syria For Chemical-Weapons Attacks

The global chemical-weapons watchdog has for the first time directly blamed the Syrian government for three chlorine and sarin nerve-gas ...

Titan Airways flight evacuates 330 British nationals stranded in Goa

Panaji (Goa) [India], April 9 (ANI): A special flight of Titan Airways carrying 330 stranded British nationals, including 312 adults ...

Kerala govt sets up COVID-19 helpdesks for non-resident Malayalis

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], April 9 (ANI): The Kerala government has set up five COVID-19 helpdesks for non-resident Keralites in countries ...

Watchdog Blames Syria For Chemical Weapons Attacks

The global chemical weapons watchdog has for the first time directly blamed the Syrian government for three chlorine and sarin ...

Ethiopian Airlines Loses $550 Million, But Believes It Can Survive

ADDIS ABABA - Africa's biggest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, has lost more than half-a-billion dollars since January because of the coronavirus ...

Puerto Rico Seeks Ban on Flights From US COVID-19 Hot Spots

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - Puerto Rico's governor on Wednesday asked federal officials to ban all flights from U.S. cities ...

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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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