Thu, 27 Jun 2019

TechnipFMC settles foreign bribery charges

NEW YORK, New York - Global oil and gas giant TechnipFMC plc (TFMC), a publicly traded company in the U.S. ...

Asian markets remain soft Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Markets were calm but soft in Asia on Wednesday with all the major bourses, except Hong Kong's, ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

U.S. stocks slip as White House and Fed argue over interest rates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S.stocks were weaker on Tuesday as the direction of interest rates took center-stage. The White ...

IMF lauds U.S. unemployment, at levels not seen since late 1960s

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. economy is in the longest expansion in recorded history, says the latest assessment by the ...

Global medical devices manufacturer in major Irish expansion

CO. GALWAY, Ireland - Boston Scientific has invested 60 million euro to expand its operations in Ireland.The first phase of ...

U.S. dollar reels in Asian session, euro challenging 1.1400

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks across the Asian region finished in the red on Tuesday.The widespread losses, all relatively modest except ...

Qatar pledges $3 billion in financial support for Pakistan

DOHA, Qatar - The tiny gas-rich nation of Qatar has pledged to invest a further $3 billion in the financially-stressed ...

Ireland to play key roles on energy efficiency commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Loe Varadkar is to be appointed Honorary Patron of the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s new Global ...

Taiwanese carrier takes delivery of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of the first of its order for twenty ...

Myanmar leader and Asian Development Bank president in talks

BANGKOK, Thailand - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on Sunday ...

Seoul: US, N. Korea in Talks to Set Up 3rd Trump-Kim Summit

SEOUL - North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump ...

Trump Tells US Women's Soccer Star Not to Disrespect Our Country

U.S. Women's National Team soccer star Megan Rapinoe took the Internet by storm when she said she wouldn't visit the ...

Bitcoin Soars Past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra Fuels Demand

NEW YORK / LONDON - Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative ...

RBI advises banks to accept coins of all denominations

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has advised all banks to immediately direct all ...

JSE ekes out gains towards the close

Stocks on the JSE struggled for direction on Wednesday as they lacked a catalyst both locally and from international markets.Stocks ...

Makwetu: Auditors faced threats, intimidation over findings

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has raised concerns about how his team faced threats and intimidation while conducting their audit work in ...

SACP, Nehawu at odds over Pravin Gordhan, Mkhwebane's investigation

"The SA Communist Party [SACP] must choose if they want us or if they want Pravin Gordhan."This was the ultimatum ...

Trump: More Tariffs on China Possible If Trade Deal Not Reached

U.S. President Donald Trump says he would impose more tariffs on China if he and Chinese President Xi Jinping don't ...

How a pilot project in Kenya helps refugees go to university

Across the world, armed conflict, instability, drought and famine are driving more people from their homes for longer periods of ...

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Drug use across the globe trending higher says UN report

NEW YORK, New York - Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of ...

United Nations peacekeepers to pull out of Haiti in October

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - UN peacekeepers in Haiti will end their mission later this year and leave the country.In their place, ...

Fur farming in Ireland to be phased out

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday made a decision to ban fur farming in the country.Ireland will join ...

Crown Prince Salman in Seoul for meetings on trade

SEOUL, South Korea - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, began his trip ...

Moscow backs Tehran on drone claims

JERUSALEM, Israel - Russia has taken issue with U.S. claims that the drone last week shot down by Iranian forces ...

Key nations say developments in Gulf risk miscalculation and conflict

NEW YORK, New York - France, Germany and the UK say they are gravely concerned by the increased tensions in ...

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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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