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World MarketsWaver After Two-day Gains

WASHINGTON - U.S. markets stumbled in the final hour of trade Tuesday after two days of steady gain.The Dow Jones ...

Kyrgyzstan: Government promises help, but warns of limited options

Kyrgyzstan's government has unveiled measures intended to soften the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the business community, but it ...

New book shows how corruption took root in democratic South Africa

In evidence before a commission of inquiry investigating corruption, South Africans have been treated to shocking revelations about brazen looting ...

Mideastern Burial Traditions Clash With Fears of Contagion

BAGHDAD - Mohammed al-Dulfi's 67-year-old father died on March 21 after a brief struggle against the new coronavirus, but it ...

Philippine Health Workers Battle Coronavirus, Harassment

When Philippine health workers end their daily hospital shifts, they trade the risks of COVID-19 for the risks that they ...

PM Modi speaks to Sultan of Oman on how to limit COVID-19 impact

New Delhi [India], Apr 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held extensive discussions with Oman's Sultan Haitham bin ...

A top strategist says it's time to pile into the rand

Emerging-market currencies offer the best buying opportunity in more than two decades, according to Charlie Robertson, Renaissance Capital's global chief ...

ADB, Phil Army partners for CoViD-19 relief efforts

TAGUIG CITY, April 7 -- The Philippine Army and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) partnered in COVID-19 relief response which ...

HRW Urges War Crimes Charges For Jailed IS-Linked Group's Head

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is urging the Afghan government to bring war crimes charges against the captured leader of the ...

OPINION | Emerging markets are peering over the precipice

The financial fallout from the coronavirus is spreading rapidly and that's ugly news for many developing countries. The risk of ...

Equities edge higher on global cues, IT and banking stocks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices moved up by over 4 per cent during early hours on ...

US condemns sinking of Vietnam fishing vessel by Chinese Coast Guard

The United States said Monday it was "seriously concerned" by the recent sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel by the ...

New York Governor Sees Possible Flattening of Coronavirus Curve

NEW YORK - New York's governor said Monday that it is possible his state is seeing a flattening of the ...

Uber partners Flipkart to deliver essential supplies to customers

New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): Uber announced that it is tying up with e-commerce giant Flipkart to provide delivery ...

Tottenham's Son Heung-Min to undergo military training

Atlanta [USA], April 6 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-Min will be undergoing military training in South Korea as football ...

BWF suspends all tournaments till July due to COVID-19

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], April 6 (ANI): The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Monday suspended its all competitions including World Tour, ...

US donates $2.9 million package to help India combat COVID-19

New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): The United States has donated $2.9 million assistance package for India to help the ...

Dashboard: Coronavirus in Eurasia - March 31-April 5

Last updated: April 5Our latestCoronavirus diary: Can Kyrgyzstan survive this?The government is betraying signs of not knowing quite how to ...

US Links International Aid to Fixing Afghan Political Dispute

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The United States has linked international aid for Afghanistan to the settlement of a protracted political crisis, ...

US Braces for Worst COVID-19 Weeks

VOA NEWS - "It's only been 30 days since our first case," battle-fatigued New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday ...

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Minor losses on U.S. markets, dollar sold off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks gave up early gains to finish slightly in the red on Tuesday.Potentially good ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

Share markets in Asia rise, greenback slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Optimism that the coronavirus may have peaked may be misguided, but investors and traders continued to bid ...

Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

Fruit and vegetable markets in Europe left scrambling for business

Picture a traditional English summer. For many, Wimbledon and strawberries come to mind.Since 1877, the lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, ...

Coronavirus exposed how U.S. companies undermined competitiveness

When the wealthiest country in the world is unable to produce basic medical gear to cope with a rampaging pandemic, ...

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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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