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Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

Chinese aeroplanes remain grounded at Kathmandu airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal - While the Ministry of Finance has begun repaying interest on the loans for the planes, a batch ...

US gas prices below $4 per gallon after demand falls

WASHINGTON D.C.: Providing relief to drivers in the United States, the average retail gasoline price in the US fell below ...

Walmart looks to streaming entertainment for future revenues

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Walmart could sign a deal with Disney, Paramount, or Comcast, with the aim of breaking ...

Domino's pizza shuts down all stores across Italy

MILAN, Italy: Milano Today has reported that seven years after launching in the country, American pizza giant Domino's has now ...

U.S. stocks bound ahead, Nasdaq advances more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. investors again plowed into stocks on Friday, many convinced inflation has peaked."Markets certainly got ...

Toyota issues stop driving order for BZ4X electric SUV

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has advised the owners of its BZ4X electric SUV to stop driving their vehicles and return them ...

U.S. to sue Google, claiming antitrust violations in ad sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S.Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to sue Google as soon as next month, claiming that the ...

Stocks in Asia tread water, Japan's Nikkei 225 the only winner

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan surged on Friday as investors and traders returned to their desks after a ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...

U.S. stocks fail to find direction, Nasdaq slips 75 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed mixed the world over Thursday as investors struggled to get a clear picture ...

Flight cancellations, delays continue to plague US airlines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In another frustrating day for U.S. travelers, on the morning of August 9, 153 flights ...

Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...

Stock markets rally across Asia, the exception Japan's Nikkei 225

SYDNEY, NSW, 2000 - Stocks in Asia, with the exception of Japan, rallied on Thursday following the release of July ...

Calif. drinking water, irrigation harmed as saltwater enters rivers

LOS ANGELES, California: Since early May, Charlie Hamilton has not irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River, despite ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

U.S. stocks surge, dollar crumbles on CPI data, Nasdaq Composite up 2.89%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Wednesday despite the latest reading that inflation in the United ...

Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...

Asian stocks in retreat, Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng fare worst

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks traded lower in Asia on Wednesday. Technology stocks were the hardest hit, and the exchange ...

Home grocery deliveries fall in U.S. due to increase in food costs

WASHINGTON D.C.: As prices for food and other basic staples are rising, U.S. demand for grocery deliveries is cooling, with ...

Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

From 4 to 80: A look back at journey of Rupee since India's Independence

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): India is celebrating its 75th year of Independence and is at the crossroads of ...

India set to celebrate 76th Independence Day; PM Modi to address nation for 9th time from Red Fort

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): India is all decked up to celebrate its 76th Independence Day on August 15. ...

China's slow economic growth creates problems for US and world

Beijing [China], August 15 (ANI): China, which was once called the world's main engine of economic growth, is currently grappling ...

Lithuania wants EU visa ban for Russian opposition

Change happens ?from within," so anti-Putin campaigners should stay in the country, Gabrielius Landsbergis claimedA blanket Schengen visa ban for ...

Real estate crisis in China can inflict bigger economic blow

Beijing [China], August 14 (ANI): The real estate slump in China has sucked in both banks and provincial governments, threatening ...

Lithuania's FM wants visa ban for anti-Putin Russians

Change happens ?from within? and thus the opposition should stay in the country, Gabrielius Landsbergis saidA blanket Schengen visa ban ...

Celebrating India @ 75: A look ahead

New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): India is gearing up to celebrate its 76th Independence Day on August 15, 2022. ...

Uhuru Kenyatta's economic legacy: big on promises, but weak on delivery

Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, ascended to Kenya's presidency in March 2013. This followed a contested poll that ...

Brussels points to EU hopeful's 'setbacks

The bloc wants Georgia to show 'serious commitment? to reforms in key areas under the Association AgreementBrussels on Saturday pointed ...

Saudi Aramco Profit Soars on Higher Prices and Refining Margins

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - State oil giant Saudi Aramco reported a soaring 90% rise in second-quarter profit on Sunday, ...

Delhi Police busts cyber fraud gang, 2 arrested

New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): Delhi Police has busted a gang of cyber frauds and arrested two persons for ...

India's retail inflation eases in July; here's what analysts have to say

New Delhi [India] August 14 (ANI): India's retail inflation fell to 6.71 per cent in July, the lowest level in ...

'Now Hiring': US Employers Struggle to Find Enough Workers

WASHINGTON - Salespeople, food servers, postal workers -- 'Help Wanted' ads are proliferating across the United States, as companies struggle ...

Latest rally in Indian stocks recovered previous losses incurred in 2022; Read here

By Animesh DebNew Delhi [India] August 14 (ANI): The rally in Indian stocks continued during the past four weeks supported ...

Xi's Zero-Covid policy fails as fresh infections arise at tourism hubs in China

Beijing [China], August 14 (ANI): Xi's Zero-Covid policy has failed terribly as new areas come under coronavirus infection especially the ...

US on brink of war with Russia and China Kissinger

A lack of visionary leadership is to blame, the veteran statesman saysFormer US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has told ...

Xi's Zero-Covid policy fails as new Covid cases arise in China

Beijing [Colombo], August 14 (ANI): Xi's Zero-Covid policy has failed terribly as new areas come under coronavirus infection especially the ...

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SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

Australian team donates Sri Lanka tour prize money for supporting children, families in crisis-hit island nation

Melbourne [Australia], August 11 (ANI): Australia men's cricket team have donated their prize money from their recent tour of Sri ...

On this day in 2005, Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became first bowler to take 600 Test wickets

Manchester [UK], August 11 (ANI): On this day in 2005, late Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became the first bowler ...

'Let it rip': Barangaroo, a masterclass in planning as deal-making

The redevelopment of the 22-hectare Barangaroo precinct on Sydney Harbour has long been a masterclass in poor urban development governance ...

Sepsis is serious during pregnancy, but thankfully it is still rare

The tragic case of Annie Moylan, who died in Melbourne in 2017 from sepsis, when 18 weeks pregnant, has put ...

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