Tue, 12 Nov 2019

UK in $3.5 billion order for hundreds of Boxer armoured vehicles

LONDON, UK - The British Army is spending $3.5 billion to acquire more than 500 new armoured vehicles to transport ...

Hang Seng in Hong Kong dives after shooting of demonstrator

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia spent the day sliding on Monday as confused investors tried to make sense of ...

Rouhani says Iran has made major new oil find

TEHRAN, Iran - An announcement on Sunday by the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic has discovered ...

Barrister to investigate Dublin City Council over protection claims

DUBLIN, Ireland - Barrister Patrick Butler S.C. has been appointed by the government to review any role Dublin City Council ...

Chinese consumer prices rose 3.8% last month

BEIJING, China - Inflation in China has surprisingly risen to its highest level since January 2012.The National Bureau of Statistics ...

Brexit puts UK Aa2 credit rating at risk, says rating agency

LONDON, UK - Moody's outlook on its UK Aa2 rating has been changed from stable to negative on weakness in ...

President Trump backflips on China trade concessions

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has flipped again on trade relations with China. Just as markets were warming ...

What's going on in South America? Understanding the wave of protests

The news that Bolivian President Evo Morales is resigning amid an election fraud scandal highlights an unfortunate reality about South ...

China Diplomat's Article on Tibet ?Misleading?: Exile Government

A recent article by a senior Chinese diplomat that says Tibetans enjoy religious freedom and a happy life under Beijing's ...

Zimbabwe Rolls out Lower-Denomination Money to Ease Cash Shortage

HARARE - Zimbabwe's central bank says it has begun circulating lower-denomination bank notes and coins, in an effort to help ...

China's Gas Growth Slows as Economy Cools

After years of spectacular growth, cracks may be forming in China's demand for natural gas as the economic slowdown starts ...

PM Modi to meet Putin, Xi during BRICS summit

New Delhi [India], Nov 11 (ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brazil on November 13 and 14 to attend ...

Local stocks retreat as global pessimism spreads

The JSE fell on Monday as it tracked other global markets lower which were dragged by increasing violence in Hong ...

MultiChoice lifts profit, increases focus on local content

Multichoice reported strong earnings growth in the six months to end September, with core headline earnings up 37% on a ...

China Aims to Build Its Own Yellowstone on Tibetan Plateau

XINING - There's a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world's last remote places. Mountains long crowned ...

Lebanon Central Bank: Deposits are Safe, Banks to Review Curbs

BEIRUT - Lebanon's central bank, seeking to shore up battered confidence in the financial system amid the worst economic crisis ...

Industrial output contracts by 4.3 pc in Sept

New Delhi [India], Nov 11 (ANI): Industrial output in September contracted by 4.3 per cent from a year earlier due ...

Adani Ports clocks 58 pc jump in H1 net profit at Rs 2,055 crore

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Nov 11 (ANI): Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) Limited on Monday reported 58 per cent ...

Aspen sells Japanese business as it battles debt burden

Pharmaceutical group Aspen [JSE: APN] said its Mauritius-based subsidiary has sold its Japanese operations to Sandoz in a €400m (R6.6bn) ...

Business folk tell me they're more hopeful now ? Ramaphosa

Despite business confidence figures languishing at multi-year lows, President Cyril Ramaphosa says that business people are telling him they are ...

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President Trump preparing to release transcript of second call

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland - U.S. President Donald Trump, contrary to reports, insists he wants his impeachment hearings public.Asked ...

Mixed feelings for East Germans as 30th anniversary passes

Thirty years ago, on November 9, with a sense of momentous events palpable in Berlin's famous air, East Germans began ...

United Arab Emirates wants Iran dealt with diplomatically

ABU DHABI, UAE - One of the major countries in the GCC and the Arab League has called for a ...

60,000 teenagers stranded in Italy without family or support

United Nations agencies on Friday highlighted the dire needs of thousands of unaccompanied and separated children who have arrived in ...

Morsi death deemed state-sponsored killing by UN human rights experts

The first democratically-elected president of Egypt who after being elected in 2012 was deposed in a military coup the following ...

Koala population at risk as fires devastate Australian states

PORT MACQUARIE, NSW, Australia - The catastrophic bushfires raging across parts of the Australian states of New South Wales and ...

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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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