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Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...

After jump in food prices, Iran cuts off internet to prevent protests

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran has abruptly raised prices as much as 300 percent for a variety of staple foods, including cooking ...

Weekly May inflation reported at 0.12 percent in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's weekly inflation rate has further eased after surging soon after Moscow began its invasion in Ukraine on ...

Toyota to build EV, hybrid parts hub in India

NEW DELHI, India: A senior company executive has told Reuters that Toyota is planning to make India a manufacturing hub ...

Wall Street rebounds, Nasdaq Composite advances 434 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the mend on Friday while the U.S. dollar rally cooled - ...

Cuban cigars make comeback after Covid, set record sales

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuba's state cigar monopoly, Habanos S.A., reports that sales of its famous hand-rolled cigars have rebounded strongly after ...

Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...

Asian stocks surge, Japan's Nikkei 225 jumps more than 2%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia rebounded Friday with major gains recorded in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, mainland ...

Fast pace of Tesla success a surprise, says Volkswagen chief

WOLFSBURG, Germany: Tesla's expansion took Volkswagen by surprise, said an official, and the German carmaker may struggle to overtake Tesla, ...

New York auction of Warhol's 'Marilyn' sold for record $195 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Andy Warhol's iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe, "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn," sold for $195 million ...

Volatile day for U.S. stocks Thursday, indices finish mixed

NEW YORK, New York - The global meltdown in stocks continued on Thursday, while the soaring U.S. dollar hurdled new ...

Worldwide podcasting to reach $4 billion by 2024

LOS ANGELES, California: By 2024, podcasting is expected to become a $4 billion industry.Ahead of the Podcast Upfronts, the Interactive ...

Egyptians struggle to purchase necessities as inflation surges

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt's annual inflation rate has continued to surge, up 2.8 percent, reaching around 14.9 percent in April from ...

Greenback catapults higher as stocks in Asia crumble

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Financial markets across the world continued in disarray Thursday with the U.S. dollar forging ahead, while ...

Biman suspends five over aircraft collision at Dhaka airport

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Follwoing the collision of two Boeing planes at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport's hangar, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has ...

U.S. stock markets continue to lose ground, Nasdaq tumbles more than 3 percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled again Wednesday following the release of core CPI figures which showed inflation ...

New Jersey online casino revenue expected to jump in 2022

TRENTON, New Jersey: The New Jersey Attorney-General has reported that the state's online casino industry is predicted to increase its ...

Singapore President launches new Indian organisation

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, May 16 (ANI): Last week, at an event attended by Indian business and community leaders, a ...

K.H. Lee storms back to win second straight Byron Nelson title

K.H. Lee of South Korea shot a final-round, 9-under 63 to successfully defend his title at the ATT Byron Nelson ...

EU drafts sanctions busting Russian gas plan Bloomberg

Proposal allows opening accounts in Gazprombank, as Moscow has requested, report claimsThe European Commission has reportedly agreed a plan that ...

Pricy Tortillas: Latin America's Poor Struggle to Afford Staples

No item is more essential to Mexican dinner tables than the corn tortilla. But the burst of inflation that is ...

African Union Chief Wants Pan-African Credit Ratings Agency

Dakar, Senagal - Senegal President Macky Sall called Sunday for the creation of a pan-African credit ratings agency, saying that ...

World Leaders Pay Respects in UAE after Death of Pro-West President

DUBAI - World leaders descended on the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to offer condolences to new leader Sheikh Mohammed ...

China doubles down on expanding domestic demand to bolster growth

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Facing downward pressure and increasing uncertainties, China has stepped up efforts ...

UN lists Pakistan among drought-hit countries

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 15 (ANI): According to the 'Global Land Outlook' report released by the United Nations, Pakistan along with ...

Pricey Tortillas: Latin America's Poor Struggle to Afford Staples

No item is more essential to Mexican dinner tables than the corn tortilla. But the burst of inflation that is ...

Grand preparations in full swing in Lumbini to welcome PM Modi

Lumbini [Nepal], May 15 (ANI): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal, grand preparations are in full swing ...

Pirates hope to forge split of weekend series with Reds

Regardless of records, the Pittsburgh Pirates have showed they can beat the visiting Cincinnati Reds, and now they have a ...

New Zealand's largest exporters confident in Chinese market

© Provided by Xinhua "Noticeably there has been new demand (in China) for dairy products to support health and wellness, ...

Sebastian Munoz (-21) owns 1-shot lead at Byron Nelson

Colombian Sebastian Munoz fired a 6-under-par 66 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead at the ATT Byron Nelson in ...

Indian economy witnessing V-shaped recovery due to Centre's all-round efforts amid COVID-19, says Rajnath Singh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 15 (ANI): Noting that the disturbances and uncertainties caused due to COVID-19 reduced private consumption ...

Russia warns about 'end of EU'

Ukraine's ideology is incompatible with the bloc's stated values, Moscow claimsA decision by Brussels to initiate the procedure of Ukraine's ...

Xi Jinping's signature Zero-Covid policy obstructs growth curve in China

Beijing [China], May 14 (ANI): Following the country's most severe outbreaks, the Chinese premier Xi Jinping gave another blow to ...

Russia's oil revenue soars despite sanctions Bloomberg

The country has earned roughly $20 billion per month from crude exports this yearRussia's oil export revenue has jumped some ...

Air India's new CEO pick Wilson resigns from SIA group

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (ANI): Campbell Wilson, who has been picked by Tata Sons to lead Air India, has ...

Chinese social media abuzz with rumours of Xi Jinping stepping down for COVI-19 mismanagement

Beijing [China], May 14 (ANI): Chinese social media is buzzing with speculations that President Xi Jinping might step down from ...

India's forex reserves dip by $1.77 billion; 9th weekly fall

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (ANI): India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves dropped by $1.77 billion to $595.95 billion for the ...

Russian economy stronger than expected JPMorgan

The Wall Street bank predicts only a moderate recession due to sanctionsRussia's economy is coping better with Ukraine-related Western sanctions ...

Mad Club introduces sustainable and new world woman jewellery designs

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI/PNN): Mad Club brings a big change in the retail trade segment by introducing modern ...

Ryan Palmer's scorching 62 sets up 3-way tie at Byron Nelson

Ryan Palmer shot the low score of the second round, firing a 62 on Friday to join a three-way tie ...

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Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...

Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...

Turkey voices reservations about Sweden and Finland being members of NATO

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Veto-wielding NATO member Turkey is voicing opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance, with Turkish President ...

Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...

Civilian deaths in Ukraine far more than published figures, says UN

GENEVA, Switzerland: Matilda Bogner, head of the United Nations human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine, has warned that the number ...

Annual bill for electricity 250 euro higher in Ireland than elsewhere in European Union: report

Dublin, Ireland: Irish homeowners pay €250 more for their electricity each year than do homes in the EU.A study has ...

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