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Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...

Asian stocks in retreat, Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng fare worst

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks traded lower in Asia on Wednesday. Technology stocks were the hardest hit, and the exchange ...

Home grocery deliveries fall in U.S. due to increase in food costs

WASHINGTON D.C.: As prices for food and other basic staples are rising, U.S. demand for grocery deliveries is cooling, with ...

Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

U.S. stocks on the defensive, Nasdaq slips 151 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell Tuesday, with broad-based losses across the board. The technology sector, however, wore ...

Survey of economists says 2022 Turkey deficit could grow to $40.2 bln

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey's current accounts are expected to record a deficit of $3.4 billion in June and end the year ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 249 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed Tuesday while in the Pacific, markets rose. The scene mirrored events ...

Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

U.S. stocks start week on mixed note, Nasdaq Composite loses 13 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as investors fret about CPI data due to be ...

Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

$9 billion wind farm to be built in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: Dominion Energy Virginia has received state approval to build an enormous offshore wind farm off the coast of ...

Asian stock markets rack up modest gains, losses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday, but gains and losses were modest.There is concern the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

US considers rules for refunds to air passengers suffering delays

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Department said it could require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedules ...

US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...

American credit card debt rises, along with cost of living

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A New York Federal Reserve report released this week indicated that Americans are struggling to ...

New York State fines Robinhood Crypto $30 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Department of Financial Services of New York State said it has fined the crypto ...

U.S. inflation keeps elevated level in July amid Fed's rate hikes

© Provided by Xinhua Progress on U.S. inflation front "all too likely" will come at the expense of a hard ...

Russians Buy Last Goods From H&M, IKEA as Stores Wind Down

MOSCOW - Russians are snapping up Western fashion and furniture this week as H&M and IKEA sell off the last ...

Race for Semiconductors Influences Taiwan Conflict

new delhi - China has blocked many of Taiwan's exports in retaliation for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to ...

How climate change affects economic growth

California [US], August 10 (ANI): The fundamental issue, which underlies the costs and advantages of climate change policy, is addressed ...

NATO member boosts Russia snooping effort - WSJ

Lithuania has reportedly increased helicopter patrols monitoring Russian transit traffic to Russian exclave KaliningradLithuania has quadrupled helicopter patrols along its ...

India ditches US dollar in Russia trade Reuters

New Delhi turns to Chinese yuan and Emirati dirham to pay for coal from sanction-hit countryIndia's imports of Russian coal ...

US accuses China's largest cable manufacturer of violating export controls

Washington [US], August 10 (ANI): The United States has brought administrative charges against China's largest wire and cable manufacturer, stating ...

Sweden slashes next year's growth forecast amid record inflation

© Provided by Xinhua Record-high energy prices this coming winter, rising interest rates and inflation nearing 10 percent will hit ...

Chinese industrial inflation reaches new low

Beijing [China], August 10 (ANI): China's factory-gate inflation in July reached the lowest since February last year, according to the ...

When the IMF comes to town: why they visit and what to watch out for

In most rich countries the news that a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is coming to visit is ...

US Inflation Slips From 40-Year Peak but Remains High 8.5%

Washington - Falling gas prices gave Americans a slight break from the pain of high inflation last month, though the ...

"China encourages Nepal to live luxuriously with it on loan", "alarm bell" for another debt trap

Beijing [China], August 10 (ANI): China has been consistently endeavouring to expand its influence in Nepal, analysts said amid fears ...

Russian NATO neighbor boosts snooping effort WSJ

Lithuania has reportedly increased helicopter patrols monitoring Russian transit traffic to Russian exclave KaliningradLithuania has quadrupled helicopter patrols along its ...

Bank of Baroda hikes lending rates by 5 to 20 basis points

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): Bank of Baroda on Wednesday hiked lending rates across various tenures by 5 to ...

At 75, India's Kashmir Challenge Shifts Foreign Policy Focus

srinagar, india - For decades, India has tried to thwart Pakistan in a protracted dispute over Kashmir, the achingly beautiful ...

RBI releases first set of norms for digital lending

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 10 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday released the first set of norms ...

Indian stock indices settle steady; July inflation data in focus

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): Indian stock indices closed Wednesday's trade largely on a steady note. Sensex closed at ...

Gold -- a source of return on investments amid monetary policy tightening: WGC

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): Against the backdrop of monetary policy tightening by several central banks including the Reserve ...

Ex-Twitter employee found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabia

Washington [US], August 10 (ANI): An ex-Twitter employee has been found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabia as he passed ...

UK becoming emerging market country Saxo Bank

The energy crisis and spiraling inflation are crushing the British economy, according to the bank's analystThe UK is "more and ...

Bharti Airtel shares climb after strong Q1 earnings

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 10 (ANI): The share price of telecom firm Bharti Airtel rose on Wednesday after the company ...

Sensex, Nifty start day on tepid note; ICICI Bank, RIL rise

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 10 (ANI): The Indian stock market's key indices, Sensex and Nifty, started the day on a ...

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Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

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Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

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China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

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