Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

700 U.S. companies now have offices in Ireland

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (KPIX 5) – The luck of the Irish is only one of the factors attracting many Silicon ...

Export markets in Japan declined last month

TOKYO, Japan - Falling exports threaten the Japanese economy, particularly at a time when Chinese exports too are in a ...

Plenty of demand for stocks in Asian markets Monday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Monday in a positive start to the week. The Nikkei 225 ...

Two biggest banks in Germany could be merging

FRANKFURT, Germany - Deutsche Bank on Sunday confirmed reports first published in The Wall Street Journal, and by Reuters, that ...

Boeing confirms it is revising pilot training for 737 Max planes

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing said Sunday it is finalizing updates to its software in the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane, ...

Investments and jobs being diverted from UK to Ireland

NEW YORK, New York - At least seventy new projects have been approved for investment in Ireland as a direct ...

Open letter to President Ramaphosa: Listen to small business owners

Dear Mr. President, Firstly, I applaud you. You are an inspiration. You need no reminding that our hopes and dreams ...

Days of our New Dawn

Well, here we are: From the makers of the one hit wonder 'Firepool' and the cult series 'Broken PowerStation' comes ...

Microsoft seeks to restrict abuse of its facial recognition AI

Microsoft is planning to implement self-designed ethical principles for its facial recognition technology by the end of March, as it ...

Facebook announces plan to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg is planning to integrate the chat tools on the WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger ...

Apple apologises for FaceTime bug, says fix due next week

Apple Inc. apologised for a bug that let users of its FaceTime video-chat service listen in on people they contacted ...

Airbus could kill A380 as Emirates said to mull smaller jet

A year after Airbus SE won what appeared to be a lifesaving order for its A380 double-decker plane, the flagship ...

Vodafone to sell R63bn of convertible bonds

Vodafone plans to raise about R63bn selling bonds convertible into shares to fund the acquisition of some of Liberty Global's ...

Trump Renews Attack Alleging Social Media's Political Bias

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused social media platforms Facebook, YouTube and Twitter of favoring his Democratic ...

Mexico, Brazil Reach Light-vehicle Free Trade Agreement

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Brazil on the free trade of ...

US Senate Rejects Trump's National Emergency Declaration

CAPITOL HILL - The U.S. Congress on Thursday formally rejected President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to fund border wall ...

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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Major flooding and deaths in Mozambique and Malawi following cyclone

GENEVA, Switzerland - A major aid operation is underway in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, ...

Zimbabweans Unite to Ease Cyclone Idai's Effects

HARARE - Zimbabweans have started raising funds and donating goods to provide relief to those who have been affected by ...

MyElectionManifesto: Create jobs and start with the police

Police and related security service personnel must be polygraphed annually. All of them from the top down. This will create ...

Requesting bone marrow donors to register

With recently diagnosed acute leukaemia in a young UCT medical doctor, Nabeelah Ismail and T-cell Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in four year ...

Open letter to President Ramaphosa: Listen to small business owners

Dear Mr. President, Firstly, I applaud you. You are an inspiration. You need no reminding that our hopes and dreams ...

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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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