Fri, 24 May 2019

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Function at Cork County Hall inaugurates Cyber Ireland

CORK, Ireland - Monday marked the official launch of the Irish Cyber Security Cluster, Cyber Ireland.The launch took place at ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

Greenback bought up in Asia, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar tanked on Tuesday in Asia due to what appears to be a looming trade ...

Trump 'Honored' to Provide US Farmers with $16 Billion in Aid

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he is 'honored' to give U.S. farmers hurt by the trade war with China ...

Russian remittances to Central Asia rise again

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are typically among the largest recipients of remittances from Russia, which makes them especially vulnerable to ...

Premier League welcome Sterling's offer to tackle racism

London - The Premier League has welcomed Raheem Sterling's offer to help in the fight against racism after the Manchester ...

Business sector hails unchanged repo rate decision

The metals and engineering sector has welcomed the SA Reserve Bank's decision to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%, ...

US Providing $16B in Aid to American Farmers

WASHINGTON - The United States is providing $16 billion in aid to American farmers who have been hurt by the ...

IMF says US paying China tariff costs, contradicting Trump

Companies in the US are paying almost all the costs from Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, IMF researchers said ...

Musk's bullish email puts battered Tesla on roller-coaster ride

Even for oft-volatile Tesla, Thursday morning will go down as one of the more memorable roller-coaster rides.Another bearish bit of ...

Swatch joins burgers and coffee with drive-through for watches

The company that shook up Swiss watchmaking is looking to the fast-food industry for inspiration on how to spruce up ...

'Whac-a-Mole' stock market is now getting hit from all sides

There's the trade war, the escalating conflagration in Washington, near-anarchy in the UK and tensions in the Middle East. Add ...

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Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Zimbabwe: Activists charged with plotting to subvert government

Five activists accused of plotting to overthrow the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe have appeared in a court, ...

Ten people kidnapped by armed group in eastern DRC

Ten people have been kidnapped by an armed group in the Beni region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local ...

Observers Note Problems in Malawi Elections

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Foreign observers of Malawi's presidential, parliamentary and local elections issued a preliminary assessment Thursday, saying that although ...

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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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