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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 ...

UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

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 ...

Shoprite profit takes a knock as strikes, poor economy hit sales

Shoprite earnings for the 2019 year was down 18.2%, as the retail group faced a "testing year".The retailer on Tuesday ...

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For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

Pompeo Singles Out Iran In UN Security Council Session On Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo specifically named Iran in his speech on August 20 at the UN Security Council ...

Italy Seizes Migrant Ship Stranded at Sea

More than 80 migrants on board a Spanish charity rescue ship exploded with joy at the news that Italy is ...

Trump Considering Sullivan as Next US Envoy to Russia

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump confirms that Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" his choice ...

Trump Says Russia Belongs Back in Exclusive G7

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump said he was in favor of letting Russia back in to the exclusive Group ...

Russia to Nuclear Test Ban Monitor: Test Accident Not Your Business

MOSCOW - Russia told an agency that verifies a ban on nuclear tests that a military test accident in the ...

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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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