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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 ...


Trump Adviser Kudlow 'Cautiously Optimistic' on Trade Deal with China

WASHINGTON - A top White House economic adviser said on Tuesday the United States and China were making progress in ...


Back to Same Record, But It's a Different Stock Market

NEW YORK - Stock investors had to go on a harrowing round trip over the last seven months, but the ...


Tencent Invests in Argentine Mobile Banking Startup

BUENOS AIRES - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has invested in Argentine mobile banking service Uala, which also counts George ...


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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 321, 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 hundreds of ...

Stock markets in the green but subdued in lacklustre trading

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices snapped their two-day fall and opened in the green on Wednesday ...

Tencent Invests in Argentine Mobile Banking Startup

BUENOS AIRES - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has invested in Argentine mobile banking service Uala, which also counts George ...

Group Warns of 'Ruthless Crackdown' on Cambodian Journalists

PHNOM PENH - For former Radio Free Asia reporter Yeang Sothearin, life took a drastic turn when Cambodian police came ...

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39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

Internet crime in America almost doubled last year

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 ...

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...


New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...


Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...


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 ...


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