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UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

Tourists from India, Saudi Arabia and UK flocking to Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai hosted more than eight million international overnight visitors in the first six months of this year, ...

Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

Wall Street joins in as stocks rally across world

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.Globally, stocks trended higher ...

System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

In Kim's Threats and Appeasement, Experts See Move to Manipulate Trump

Connie Kim and Oh Taek-sung of the VOA Korean Service contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...

Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...

Expo 2020 Dubai to feature 220,000 square metres nursery

DUBAI, UAE - In October next year, Dubai will take to the world stage for a long antipated international event ...

Trump Delays Denmark PM Talks Over Lack of Interest in Greenland Sale

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is postponing a planned meeting with Denmark's prime minister due to ...

US Aims to Double Financing in Latin America to $12 Billion

WASHINGTON - The United States has created a new agency to promote development around the globe, with a particular emphasis ...

Trump: US 'Very Far from a Recession'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. is "very far from a recession," even as forecasters point to ...

Tashkent Moves To Floating Exchange Rate For Uzbek Currency

TASHKENT -- Uzbekistan has moved to a floating exchange rate for its currency, the som, as the central bank allows ...

Retailers struggle as JSE closes weaker

The JSE closed softer on Tuesday as a broad-based selloff saw most global equity markets retreat in Tuesday.Although modest, the ...

Much ado about new Zim dollar notes

A top business body, the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce, said on Tuesday industry was ready for the new bank ...

White House Insists Fundamentals of US Economy 'Very Strong'

WASHINGTON - The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of ...

Post-Brexit US-UK Trade Deal Under Threat

U.S. Democratic party lawmakers are threatening to kill any free trade deal Britain strikes with the Trump administration, if a ...

Mozambique case study shows that poverty is about much more than income

What does it mean to be poor? On the face of it, this may not sound like a very difficult ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

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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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