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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 ...

Optimism on Brexit drive U.S., European markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about a trade deal between the U.S. and China and increasing hopes Boris Johnson ...

San Francisco-based Patreon opens new European HQ in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Patreon, the crowdfunding membership and payment platform for independent artists is expanding its international footprint with the ...

Japanese shares in demad after 3-day break

SYDNEY, Australia - Japanese investors weighed into stocks on Tuesday, after an extended weekend break.Trading for the first since since ...

Skepticism on first phase of U.S.-China trade deal hits Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Monday, ending a run of 3 days of ...

U.S. central bank to spend billions on treasury bills

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve will begin buying $60 billion of Treasury bills a month."These actions are purely ...

Chinese stocks make gains after Friday's partial trade deal

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a quiet day on Monday in Asia with Japanese markets closed.There was some headway on ...

Adcorp 'disappointed' as it reports loss

In the six months to August 31, recruitment group [JSE:ADR] saw a 10% drop in revenue year-on-year, and R447m in ...

Retail sales tick up 1.1% in August

Retail trade sales moderated by 1.1% year-on-year in August, following a 2% increase in July, figures released on Wednesday by ...

Five hurdles blockchain faces to revolutionise banking

Blockchain is touted as the next step in the digital revolution, a technology that will change every industry from music ...

UK chose Brexit to build ties with Africa - official

The United Kingdom chose Brexit not because it does not like the Europeans, but because the UK believes the future ...

IMF predicts Zim economy will shrink 7.1% in 2019

In its first contraction since 2008, Zimbabwe's economy will fall by 7.1% in 2019, according to the latest forecast by ...

Why a computer will never be truly conscious

Many advanced artificial intelligence projects say they are working toward building a conscious machine, based on the idea that brain ...

Eskom musn't use load shedding to get more money - DA

The Democratic Alliance has warned Eskom of using load shedding as a bargaining chip for the debt-laden utility to secure ...

Vietnam and Australia to Work Together on Scientific Projects

HO CHI MINH CITY - From sea cucumbers to cancer research, Vietnam and Australia will start collaborating on science initiatives ...

Mindtree reports muted revenue growth, profit falls by 34 pc

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Oct 16 (ANI): LT-owned digital transformation company Mindtree on Wednesday reported a net profit of Rs 135 ...

Stocks trade on lacklustre note, Bharat Petroleum gains by 4.3 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 16 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices dithered throughout the trading session on Wednesday but closed in the ...

ANALYSIS | A turbulent transition: DA faces a rocky future

Elections are moments of reckoning. They can either project a party onto a new trajectory or force a party into ...

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EU says Turkish offensive undermining fight against Daesh

LUXEMBOURG - All countries in the European Union have agreed to impose a ban on the sale of weapons to ...

Detained ISIL fighters could gain freedom during Turkish offensive

NORTHEAST SYRIA - There are growing fears the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria will unintentionally lead to the release of ...

Mass murderer helping to identify his 93 victims

Having established that a convicted murderer in a U.S. prison is the country's most prolific serial killer, U.S. law enforcement ...

'Our rights come from God almighty,' Trump tells faithful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up his defensive rhetoric as his presidency become more and more ...

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine says Trump orchestrated her removal

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump that ...

US Will Impose 'Big Sanctions' Against Turkey for Onslaught on Kurds

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday promised "big sanctions" against Turkey for its invasion into northern Syria against Kurdish fighters, ...

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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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