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King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...

Africa's Youth Population, Poverty Spur Gates Foundation's Giving

Africa has the globe's fastest-growing youth population as well as 10 of the poorest countries, a volatile combination that warrants ...

Loftus Springboks v All Blacks Test sold out!

Cape Town - Following the Springboks' shock win over the All Blacks this past weekend, there has been an upsurge ...

'Terrific honour' as Rassie named Barbarians coach

Cape Town - SA Rugby Director of Rugby and Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will take charge of the Barbarians for ...

Typhoon Mangkhut Leaves Lasting Damage in China, Philippines

MANILA/GUANGZHOU, CHINA - The most powerful tropical storm of the year to date left a swathe of possibly long-term damage ...

Low-battery threat to some Boks

Cape Town - Can Rassie Erasmus force two more big Test weekends in a row out of some his most ...

Australian cricket needs Smith back, says Waugh

Sydney - Australian cricket needs disgraced ex-captain Steve Smith and he is likely to be welcomed back with open arms, ...

Trump ratchets up tariff pressure on China with $200 billion hit

The Trump administration will slap a 10% tariff on about $200bn in Chinese goods next week, and more than double ...

Tension Builds In Russian Far East Region After Disputed Vote Count

Rival contenders for the governorship in a Russian Pacific region girded for court battles, and more protests, after an unusual ...

ADB Ramps Up Pacific Presence as Aid Donors Jostle for Influence

SYDNEY - The Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday it is expanding its presence in the Pacific islands, at a ...

Africa's Youth Population, Poverty Spurs Gates Foundation's Giving

Africa has the globe's fastest-growing youth population as well as 10 of the poorest countries, a volatile combination that warrants ...

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

A Philippine mayor said on Monday that it's unlikely any of the dozens of people thought buried in a huge ...

SpaceX's First Private Passenger is Japanese Fashion Magnate Maezawa

HAWTHORNE, CALIFORNIA - SpaceX, Elon Musk's space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger as Japanese businessman Yusaku ...

Trump Slaps New Tariffs on Chinese Products

President Trump imposed tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of tarrifs Chinese goods coming into the U.S., continuing an ...

A Vision Of Central Asia's Energy Future

Enough power to light and heat not only Central Asia's big cities and towns but also remote villages, and at ...

US Open to China Trade Talks, Yet Could Impose New Tariffs

The U.S. said Monday it is ready to negotiate a trade deal with China whenever Beijing is prepared for serious ...

Four Tibetan Monks Detained Over Land Protest in Ngaba

Authorities in western China's Sichuan province are holding four Tibetan monks in detention for launching a public protest against construction ...

Australia Investigates Strawberries Contaminated with Needles, Pins

The Australian government has offered a reward to anyone with information following reports of strawberries being contaminated with needles and ...

US, EU, China Vie for Influence in Eastern Europe

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - President Donald Trump on Monday reaffirmed Washington's support for a business summit that aims to boost connectivity ...

China Braces For Second Winter Gas Squeeze

China's plans to avoid another natural gas crisis next winter may depend on how deeply U.S. tariffs cut into its ...

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Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The Coca-Cola Company has said that it is closely-watching the growth of the cannabis drinks market. The ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola is set to roll out operations in New Zealand. ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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