Tue, 23 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 ...

Boeing's flight control system to be reviewed by international panel

WASHINGTON DC - A number of aviation regulators from around the world have agreed to take part in an international ...

Ghosn to be hit with new charges over money laundering in Middle East

TOKYO, Japan - New charges are expected to be filed against former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, as early as next ...

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 ...

Sri Lanka's Bomb Carnage Casts Pall over Tourism Revival

COLOMBO - With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka ...

China's Borrowing Buys Time For Economic Growth

China narrowly avoided a drop in its economic results for the first quarter with a record surge in bank loans ...

A Partial To-Do List For Ukraine's President-Elect

Ukraine's presidential election -- and all the drama, mudslinging, and accusations between Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelenskiy that went with ...

Income investment: 3 basic options available

Many investors see income investing as the key for living a life of leisure while still keeping the money or ...

Amazon Curtailing Business Operations in China

BEIJING - Amazon says it is curtailing business operations in China, the world's biggest retail market, after struggling against better ...

US Home Sales Slump Ahead of Spring Selling Season

U.S. home sales fell more than expected in March, pointing to continued weakness in the housing market despite declining mortgage ...

Trump Says Cain Withdraws From Consideration for Fed Seat

Donald Trump said Monday that Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid ...

Zelenskiy Wins Landslide Victory In Ukraine's Presidential Poll

KYIV -- With vote counting coming to an end in Ukraine's presidential election, television comic and political newcomer Volodymyr Zelenskiy ...

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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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