Wed, 24 Apr 2019

Asian Development Bank to support renewable power projects in Pacific

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will ...

Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...

Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...

African information technology industry gets boost with outsourcing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Amidst bustling Addis Ababa, a revolution in homegrown Ethiopian software is brewing.  Gebeya  believes it can supply talent ...

Prosper Funding of San Francisco and Phoenix hit with $3 million fine

WASHINGTON DC - A San Francisco-based company agreed to pay a fine of $3 million for miscalculating and materially overstating ...

Uber woos Japanese and Saudi backers

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Japanese companies Toyota Motor Corp., and DENSO Corporation, together with the Saudi Arabian-backed SoftBank Vision Fund ...

Twitter Shares Jump; Growth Attributed to Fight Against Abuse

NEW YORK - Shares in Twitter Inc jumped 13 percent Tuesday after the social media company reported quarterly revenue above ...

Brazilian Markets Boosted as Pension Reform Vote to Go Ahead

BRASILIA - Brazil's government reached a deal with lawmakers on Tuesday paving the way for a congressional committee to vote ...

Overseas Tech Workers Warn of 'Race to Bottom' in China Overtime Row

Overseas tech workers have come out in support of colleagues in China, warning of a "race to the bottom" following ...

Twitter still struggling to grow, says monthly report

Washington D.C [U.S.A], Apr 23 (ANI): Despite the addition of new users this year, Twitter, in its monthly report, has ...

Microsoft will retain MS Paint in Windows 10, for now

California [USA], April 23 (ANI): We all felt sorry for our dear MS Paint when Microsoft announced its demise after ...

Netflix to sell $2bn of bonds in return to junk market

Netflix is returning to the junk-bond market to fund its content expansion as the company comes under pressure from media ...

JSE closes firmer as weaker rand lifts rand hedges

The JSE eked out gains on Tuesday mainly on the back of gains recorded in resources and rand hedges which ...

Mbeki: There's nothing to gain from nationalising the Reserve Bank

Nothing meaningful can be gained from nationalising the Reserve Bank, former president Thabo Mbeki has said. He was speaking alongside ...

Greek 2018 Primary Budget Surplus Exceeds Forecasts

ATHENS - Greece's budget performance in 2018 was better than expected following some revenue-boosting measures by the government. According to ...

Late trading wipes out early gains at stock markets

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 23 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased morning gains and turned red in the last trading hour ...

Big Democratic Field Taking Shape for 2020 US Presidential Race

The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is lining up to seek the party's 2020 presidential nomination ...

Seeds of Discontent: Argentina's Farmers Turn Cool on Their Man Macri

BUENOS AIRES - Argentine President Mauricio Macri rode to power in 2015 promising to bolster the farming sector and cut ...

Emerging markets at mercy of US growth as investors weigh bets

Emerging-market investors will be looking for more evidence that the US economic turnaround is gaining traction if the lackluster end ...

Much Yet to Do: EU Urges New Ukraine Leader to Push Reforms

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - The European Union delivered formal congratulations to Ukraine's novice president-elect on Monday but made clear it expects ...

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Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 290, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...

Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...

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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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