Sat, 23 Mar 2019

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

Demand for shares in Apple prompts buying of U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - It was a good day on Wall Street on Thursday. No bad news, in fact ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Behind blockbuster Armenia! exhibit, the hand of the old regime

2018 was a year full of highlights for Armenia. Last year saw Armenians overthrow their long-hated government and replace it ...

EU leaders agree Brexit Article 50 delay plan

PanARMENIAN.Net - EU leaders have agreed on a plan to delay the Article 50 process, postponing Brexit beyond 29 March, ...

World Bank predicts 4.3% GDP growth for Armenia in 2019

PanARMENIAN.Net - The World Bank has released its Country Economic Update Winter 2019 report on Armenia , titled 'A strong ...

Sensex slips 222 points to 38,165, Nifty below 11,500 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged lower on Friday as traders booked profits from recent gains. ...

Fitch slashes India growth forecast from 7 pc to 6.8 pc

New Delhi [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Global rating agency Fitch has cut its India's economic growth forecast to 6.8 per ...

Sensex slips 63 points in morning trading, Nifty around 11,500

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened on a moderate note but quickly slipped into the negative ...

US House to Vote in April to Reinstate Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives will vote in April on a bill to reinstate landmark net neutrality ...

As Brexit Approaches, Europeans Focus on Other Worries

PARIS - Max Broby waited patiently in the heart of a snaking line of Britain-bound Eurostar passengers that barely seemed ...

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Says Mueller Appointment Biased

WASHINGTON - Seeking to discredit a highly anticipated report on the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump is attacking the appointment ...

US Labor Market Solid; Manufacturing Sector Slowing

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to still ...

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NSW Fire and Rescue crews free trapped man in Katoomba

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - Emergency services were called to free an elderely man who had become trapped between ...

Eskom's diesel addiction and your car

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ODI rankings: Smriti Mandhana, Jhulan Goswami retain top spots

Dubai [UAE], Mar 22 (ANI): India opener Smriti Mandhana and fast bowler Jhulan Goswami on Friday consolidated their top spots ...

Australia not underdog in World tournament, says Finch

Dubai [UAE], Mar 22 (ANI): Australia captain, Aaron Finch opined that Australia should not be considered as underdogs as they ...

Batsman Cameron Bancroft to lead Durham

Dubai [UAE], Mar 22 (ANI): Australia batsman Cameron Bancroft has been appointed to captain Durham for the upcoming county season ...

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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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