Wed, 22 Jan 2020

Trump to end aid to U.S. farmers following conclusion of trade deal

AUSTIN, TEXAS - With China poised to increase purchases of U.S. agricultural goods this year as part of a Phase ...

Apple CEO accepts award from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Apple has been recognised as one of the greatest foreign direct investors in Ireland.The company on Monday ...

China powering into the nuclear age, 65-years strong

BEIJING, China - There are currently eleven nuclear power units under construction in China, the largest number of nuclear power ...

Apple ensures iPhone owners can switch off location tracking

SAN JOSE, California - Apple has added a new toggle that addresses privacy concerns around the location tracking feature on ...

UAE to house massive solar park costing $13.6 billion

DUBAI, UAE - The 800MW third phase of Dubai's solar park will be operational in April, the Dubai Electricity and ...

Half-a-billion dollars awarded in U.S. Defense contracts

WASHINGTON, DC - The Pentagon on Thursday awarded more than half-a-billion dollars in defense contracts.With around 0.53 cents in every ...

Trump Touts US Economy in Davos, Ahead of Impeachment Trial Start

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND - U.S. President Donald Trump touted the conclusion of two major trade deals and declared Americans are "winning ...

Giving is changing as philanthropy faces more scrutiny

The more than US$400 billion Americans donate annually to charitable causes of all kinds, such as houses of worship,

Moody's downgrades Land Bank to junk

The Land Bank has become the first big state-owned company in SA to be relegated to junk status by Moody's ...

CEO pessimism over global growth reaches record high: PwC

Davos [Switzerland], Jan 21 (ANI): As we enter a new decade, chief executive officers are showing record levels of pessimism ...

Stats SA to overhaul GDP data from September

South Africa's statistics agency will overhaul economic output data and revise the weights of the various sectors that are used ...

US Treasury's Mnuchin: Phase 2 Trade Deal May Not Remove All Tariffs

The Phase 2 trade deal with China would not necessarily be a "big bang" that removes all existing tariffs, U.S. ...

Brazilian President to pay 4-day visit to India from Jan 24

New Delhi [India], Jan 21 (ANI): Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro will pay a four-day visit to India from January ...

We have doubts on IMF projections: BJP's Gopal Krishna Agarwal

New Delhi [India], Jan 21 (ANI): After the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed India's growth rate to 4.8 per cent ...

Startup India tableau in Republic Day 2020

New Delhi [India], Jan 21 (ANI): Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry ...

Kagiso Tiso Holdings appoints new CEO, CFO for 'critical' phase

Black-owned investment holdings firm Kagiso Tiso Holdings has appointed Paballo Makosholo as its Chief Executive Officer and Tshepo Setshedi as ...

Equity indices subdued amid weak global cues

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 21 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Tuesday after the International Monetary ...

Trump Heads to Switzerland Ahead of Impeachment Trial Presentations

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - With his impeachment trial in the Senate about to go into high gear, U.S. President ...

Trump Heads to Switzerland With Senate Trial to Reconvene

WASHINGTON - When President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won't ...

Google claims to have invented a quantum computer, but IBM begs to differ

On Oct. 23, 2019 Google published a paper in the journal Nature entitled "Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor." ...

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Sean Hannity calls on voters to pressure senators to 'do their job'

NEW YORK, New York - Fox News has doubled down on the impeachment of President Donald Trump, with its top ...

Caribbean and Latin America deadliest region in world for journalists

It has been a deadly decade for journalists across the world, however last year there was a glimmer of hope ...

Rockets fired into Baghdad's Green Zone

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Two rockets have landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad located in the heavily fortified Green Zone, ...

Taking a look at the politicisation of antisemitism

LONDON, UK In 2004 Greg Philo and Mike Berry authored Bad News from Israel, a ground-breaking work for the Glasgow ...

Grandson of JFK urges Republicans to break ranks with Trump

NEW YORK, New York - President John F. Kennedy's only grandson has called on Republican Senators to hear from witnesses ...

Trump trial arguments get airing on Sunday talk shows

WASHINGTON - Key players in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump and his defense argued sharply Sunday whether ...

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