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European Union forecasting surplus for next year's budget

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on an EU budget for 2020.The blueprint ...

Japanese share market eases while regional bourses gain

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region on Tuesday were generally stronger, however they took a fall in ...

Reprieve for Chinese telco Huawei, new 90-day waiver

WASHINGTON, DC - Clients and customers of Huawei in the United States have been given another reprieve lasting for ninety ...

U.S. stocks make minor advances Monday, dollar softens further

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks remained in record territory on Monday but the major indices were flat as ...

Saudi oil giant set to become richest company on earth

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - What is being billed in the Saudi kingdom as the "Sale of the Century" - the ...

Stocks mostly rise in Asian session, U.S. dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia Pacific mostly rose on Monday after a surprise move by China to trim a ...

More than five million electric-powered cars on global roads

There are now more than five million electric-powered motor vehicles worldwide, according to a report by the International Energy Agency.The ...

Amazon claims political influence in awarding of $10 billion contract

SEATTLE, Washington - Amazon is to appeal a $10 billion contract awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense to Microsoft. ...

Equinix opens 16th data centre in Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Equinix has opened a new data centre in the heart of Sydney, Australia, costing $160 million.The ...

McHugh tours recently expanded Apple campus in Cork

CO CORK, Ireland - Ireland's Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh on Friday toured the recently expanded Apple campus ...

Four Rakhine Men Jailed Over Arakan Army Wording on Calendars

A court in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region on Monday sentenced two Rakhine publishers and two other men to two years in ...

Google's Do-Good Arm Tries to Make Up For Everything Else

PARIS - Google's head of philanthropy says the company is having "a lot of conversations" internally amid worries about the ...

Canadian journalism in decline: Fewer permanent jobs, less security

Recent years have not been kind to journalism. In Canada, there are numerous examples of reduced work schedules and publication ...

As it happened | BrightRock Players Choice Awards 2019

Cape Town - The third annual BrightRock Players Choice Awards, brought to you by BrightRock and MyPlayers, will be held ...

Turkmenistan: Cart before horse

When International Monetary Fund staff missions wrap up visits to Turkmenistan, it invariably plays out the same way.The mission issues ...

Why a Tory Brexit endangers the rights of workers

As the UK heads to the polls, it is not just deciding on the country's next government but the future ...

Centre informs parliament about infusion of capital to PSBs

New Delhi [India], Nov 19 (ANI): In addition to capital infused earlier by the Government, provision of Rs 70,000 crore ...

The battle to recover R42bn in unclaimed pension money

A campaign to reclaim billions of rands in unclaimed benefits is about to kick into high gear. The Unclaimed Benefits ...

LIVE | BrightRock Players Choice Awards 2019

Cape Town - The third annual BrightRock Players Choice Awards, brought to you by BrightRock and MyPlayers, will be held ...

Bondholders aren?t convinced Eskom's new CEO is best pick

Bond investors aren't showing much faith in Eskom's new boss.Yields on the state electricity company's 2021 dollar bonds jumped the ...

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Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

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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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