Wed, 12 Dec 2018

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

Millions of commuters impacted after German rail strike

BERLIN, Germany - Amid growing anger over an ongoing pay dispute, several German railway workers staged a four-hour long strike ...

RBI Governor quits citing personal reasons amid ongoing rift

NEW DELHI, India - At a time when the country's central bank is engaged in a prolonged rift with the ...

Nissan and ousted chairman Ghosn formally charged in Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan - In a move that allowed Japanese prosecutors to keep Carlos Ghosn in detention until December 30, the ...

China court imposes injunctions of some iPhone sales

BEIJING, China - A court in China has issued a nationwide ban on the sales and marketing of a range ...

Late gains boost Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks bounced back from fierce selling earlier in the day, to finish in the ...

Sellers out in force on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Sellers continued to pound stocks in Asia on Monday. In Tokyo, Japanese stocks dived after third-quarter GDP ...

Mired in scandals, Facebook plans to buyback more stock

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As it attempts to emerge from the recent stock slump, the world's largest social media company, Facebook ...

Apple buys Platoon to further boost its music business

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to further boost its music business, Apple has confirmed its purchase of a small ...

Qatari emir to be absent from GCC summit despite invitation

DOHA, Qatar – What could have started a thawing of the ice in relations between Qatar and its Arab neighbours, ...

China chastises Canada, demands release of Meng Wanzhou

BEIJING, China - Relations between China and Canada worsened over the weekend as the fallout over the arrest of Huawei ...

Global Stocks Buoyed by US-China Trade Talks

LONDON - Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China ...

Ecogreen Energy appoints Vishal Gupta as new chief executive officer

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (NewsVoir): Ecogreen Energy, a subsidiary of Singapore listed CJE group, the global leaders in waste ...

Disney Again Makes History with Earning Above $7B for 2018

LOS ANGELES - Walt Disney Studios is again ending the year on a high note, posting more than $7 billion ...

Economist Surjit Bhalla resigns from PM's Economic Advisory Council

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Economist Dr Surjit S Bhalla on Tuesday announced that he has resigned as a ...

Huawei Executive Returns to Canadian Court for Bail Hearing

The chief financial officer for Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies has returned to a Canadian court for a second day ...

Stocks Slip on China-US Tensions; Oil Resumes Slide

NEW YORK - Stocks around the world are falling Monday morning, and U.S. indexes gave up modest early gains and ...

Huawei Executive Due in Canadian Court For Bail Hearing

The chief financial officer for Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies is due back in a Canadian courtroom Monday for a ...

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Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...

Migration comes to fore at Marrakesh summit

MARRAKESH, Morocco – Countries from around the world tackled the migration issues on Monday adopting the Global Compact for Migration ...

May admits backstop still a major hurdle for Brexit

LONDON, UK -  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday deferred a crucial parliamentary vote on the controversial Brexit deal, that ...

George HW Bush, the last U.S. president to win a war

There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A World War II ...

Climate change action: Ireland worst country in the EU

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the second year in a row, Ireland has been deemed as the worst country in the ...

Turkey told extradition of Saudi nationals is not on

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Suspects in the Turkish investigation into the assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi will not ...

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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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