Fri, 25 Jun 2021

Lacklustre day for stock and currency traders in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia hardly moved on Thursday with little news to drive markets in any direction. ...

IKEA France fined $1.2 million for spying on employees

PARIS, France: The French branch of Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores worldwide, was ordered to pay a $1.2 ...

Spanish designer uses 3-D printing to mold artificial arms

MADRID, Spain: Juan Moyolema, aged 8, was ecstatic on receiving a prosthetic hand developed by a designer in Madrid who ...

U.S. stocks struggle to make gains, Nasdaq however adds 18 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were directionless on Wednesday with minor adjustments in all major indices.The Nasdaq did ...

UK upgraded by Fitch after economy rebounds post-Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Rating agency Fitch has raised the outlook for the UK's sovereign debt score to 'stable' ...

Belarus companies, individuals sanctioned after forced landing of jet

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union will expand travel bans and the freezing of asset of 86 Belarusian individuals and companies ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, little movements in either direction

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia traded in tight ranges on Wednesday, with little headway being made in either ...

Agreement means Adevinta to purchase eBay advertising group

OSLO, Norway: U.S. e-commerce group eBay and Adevinta of Norway have received permission to work jointly in selling global classified ...

AirAsia says industry could return to normal in 2 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The founder of AirAsia Group has said the aviation industry could return to normal within two years. ...

Wall Street forges ahead, Dow adds another 69 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued their recovery which began on Monday.Tuesday saw the major indices all make ...

To receive Covid vaccination, Indonesians heading to U.S.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Some Indonesian residents are traveling to wealthier countries to receive Covid vaccinations."It just so happens that I haven't ...

Pilots, aircrews to hold protests against UK travel restrictions

LONDON, England: Britain's airlines and holiday and tour companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday, in a bid ...

Japanese sharemarkets dominate Asian trading again Tuesday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan did an almost complete about-face on Tuesday with the Nikkei 225 soaring 873.20 ...

Dubai Airport sees 8% jump in passengers in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Officials at Dubai International Airport are hoping for a "flood" of travelers as the coronavirus pandemic ...

Boeing unveils 230 passenger 737 MAX 10 jet

SEATTLE, Washington: The latest and largest 737 edition from Boeing -- the MAX 10 -- is being introduced as part ...

Dow Jones rises by nearly 600 points as Wall Street rebounds

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks finished sharply higher on Monday as bargain-hunters bought up big.The Dow Jones led ...

Paypal merchant fees jump from 2.9 to 3.4 percent

SAN JOSE, California: PayPal is raising merchant fees one half percent to merchants as it solidifies its dominant position in ...

Biden ends 25% Trump tariff on Scotch whiskey, other EU imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has lifted a 25 percent tariff on Scotch whiskey, as well as other goods imported ...

Lawyer Says Death of McAfee Surprised US Mogul's Family

MADRID - Authorities in Spain say that a judge has ordered an autopsy on the remains of John McAfee, the ...

Windows 11 launch event to be live-streamed publicly

Washington [US] June 24 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft is all set to reveal the next generation of its operating ...

Equity guages drift higher, Reliance dips 2.6 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices drifted higher on Thursday due to heavy buying in IT stocks ...

After 'negative spiral', EU seeks new Russia strategy

EU leaders plan to engage with Russian President Vladimir Putin to improve the relationship.French and German envoys proposed a summit ...

China contributes a quarter of world's newly forested land: white paper

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Satellite images show that from 2000 to 2017, China contributed a ...

Ultimate chess move: Max Keiser says Russia should adopt bitcoin

As Russia continues to move away from the US dollar, RT's Keiser Report follows the growing calls in the country ...

Unlikely lads Djokovic, Gomez-Herrera in Mallorca semi-finals

Novak Djokovic and Carlos Gomez-Herrera, the unlikely lads of the Mallorca ATP grass court event, reached the semi-finals on Wednesday ...

Dr. R.K. Raghavan, Former Director CBI

Sonipat (Haryana) [India], June 24 (ANI/OP Jindal University): Demonstrating its commitment to institutional excellence, O.P. Jindal University (JGU) brings one ...

Unlikely lads Djokovic, Gomez-Herrera in Marbella semi-finals

Novak Djokovic and Carlos Gomez-Herrera, the unlikely lads of the Marbella ATP grass court event, reached the semi-finals on Wednesday ...

1.05 million Korean millionaires last year

Seoul [South Korea], June 24 (ANI/Global Economic): The number of adult Koreans who owned net worth more than $1 million ...

Scarlett teams up with Disney for 'Tower of Terror'

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): Actor Scarlett Johansson, who is awaiting the release of her movie 'Black Widow', has teamed ...

SpiceXpress, Delhivery join hands for drone delivery

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): India's largest air cargo carrier SpiceXpress and Delhivery have signed a memorandum of understanding ...

Western Cape rental vacancies hit double digits

Residential rental vacancy rates in the Western Cape have breached double digits, according to a new survey.The survey found that ...

John McAfee, antivirus software pioneer, dead in prison cell

John McAfee, the creator of the eponymous antivirus software, was found dead Wednesday in prison outside Barcelona. He was 75.In ...

Former Philippines President Benigno Aquino III dies at 61

Benigno Aquino III, who served as Philippines president from 2010 to 2016 and presided over significant economic improvements in the ...

Equity indices trade higher, IT stocks in focus

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices moved up marginally during early hours on Thursday with traders showing ...

Brazil's environmental minister steps down amid probe

Sao Paulo [Brazil], June 24 (ANI): Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles resigned Wednesday, weeks after he was targeted by federal ...

EU reacts sharply to new Hungarian law

Brussels [Belgium], June 24 (ANI): The European Union (EU) on Wednesday reacted sharply to a new law in Hungary, which ...

Macron calls Europe's COVID-19 vaccination successful

Paris [France], June 24 (ANI/Sputnik): Europe is successfully conducting the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, French President Emmanuel Macron said on ...

British scientist from WHO team in China's Wuhan recused

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): In a move that has thickened the plot surrounding the lab leak theory on COVID-19 ...

Buffett resigns as Gates Foundation trustee, sidestepping rift

US billionaire Warren Buffett has resigned as a trustee at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.Buffett has contributed more than ...

Ashgabat Tops List Of Most Expensive Cities For Expats

A new survey has named Turkmenistan's capital as the world's most expensive city for international employees, illustrating the stark inequalities ...

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WHO to teach countries to manufacture Covid vaccine in South Africa

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization will establish a hub in South Africa where scientists from low- and middle-income countries ...

Lightning sparks fires in south west U.S. amidst drought, extreme heat

PHOENIX, Arizona: A number of fires are burning in Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon, sparked by drought and excessive temperatures.Temperatures ...

Young Americans resisting Covid vaccination, says U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. health officials have said that younger people are not seeking out Covid vaccinations at the rate of ...

Republicans transfer millions to candidates prior to 2022 elections

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Republican Party spent millions of dollars in May, in its attempt to regain a majority of seats ...

Due to Covid, no foreigners to be allowed at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Japan: The Tokyo Olympic Committee met on Monday to announce that due to the ongoing Covid pandemic in Japan, ...

EU says will sanction Lebanon if no government formed

BEIRUT, Lebanon: EU Foreign Ministers warned they might apply sanctions to Lebanon if its political leaders continue to block the ...

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