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Asian stock markets divided, Australian shares finish flat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were directionless Thursday as investors were decidedly restless following major gains earlier in ...

In meeting, White House warns oil execs about price-gouging

WASHINGTON D.C.: After President Joe Biden warned the oil industry against price-gouging, White House officials and oil executives met late ...

As fuel subsidies fall in Indonesia, inflation running at 7-year high

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Due to rising transportation costs after a fuel price hike, Indonesia's inflation rate in September surged to its ...

U.S. stocks slip, Nasdaq loses 28 points

NEW YORK, New York - The sharp two-day rally, which kicked off the start of October, and this week, came ...

Stellantis head warns of auto chip shortages thru 2023

PARIS, France: Carlos Tavares, head of carmaker Stellantis, said this week that the semiconductor supply chain will remain tight until ...

Stocks in Asia gain ground despite New Zealand central bank rate hike

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued the global trend on Wednesday with all the major bourses gaining ground.This ...

Malaysia Air to increase flights to US after upgrade of safety rating

WASHINGTON D.C.: Three years after it restricted Malaysian Airlines from adding new flights to its U.S. route, the Federal Aviation ...

U.S. stocks surge, Nasdaq jumps 361 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared again on Tuesday with all the major indices notching up hefty gains."After ...

Britain has 'too many' low-skilled migrants, interior minister says

LONDON, England: Stating that Britain has too many low-skilled migrant workers, the country's new interior minister, Suella Braverman, said new ...

Australian stocks surge after RBA hikes rates less than expected

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia moved sharply higher on Tuesday despite markets in Hong Kong and Shanghai being ...

US charges Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska for violating sanctions

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. prosecutors have announced the filing of criminal charges against Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska for violating sanctions imposed ...

Inflation causes steep fall in new orders at Ireland factories

DUBLIN, Ireland: As inflation caused prices for factory materials to rise, Ireland's factory output fell in September, causing an easing ...

U.S. stocks kick October off with major rally

NEW YORK, New York - A correction in bond yields saw a surge in stocks Monday. The 10-year U.S. treasury ...

Lego closes stores in Russia, being reopened under name World of Cubes

MOSCOW, Russia: After Danish toy maker Lego exited Russia due to Moscow's February invasion of Ukraine, 65 of its stores ...

Switzerland loosens water regulations to increase hydropower capacity

GENEVA, Switzerland: In an effort to ease power shortages this winter, the Swiss government said it will temporarily loosen water ...

Stocks in Asia quiet, but Japan's Nikkei 225 advances 279 points

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Stocks in Asia on Monday were mostly lower, following substantial falls on Wall Street on Friday.Trading ...

Lyft taxi service puts hold on hiring due to US recession

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Ride-hailing firm Lyft said it is freezing all U.S. hiring through the end of the year, in ...

Ford to spend $700 million in Kentucky truck plant, add 500 jobs

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. has announced that it will invest $700 million in its Kentucky plant, which will assemble ...

German politicians agree on need for $194 billion energy shield

BERLIN, Germany: As Germany grapples with surging gas and electricity costs caused largely by a collapse in Russian gas supplies ...

After Covid, US struggles to process Indian visa applications

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. is working to reduce the backlog in visa applications ...

US 50 states agree to standardized connections at EV charging stations

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved the electric vehicle charging station plans in all 50 American states, ...

Success of 75-day long beach clean-up vindicates 'whole of gov' approach: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the success of the 75-day long ...

Delhi Excise policy: Court extends ED remand of businessman Sameer Mahendru till Oct 10

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): The Rouse Avenue Court on Thursday extended the Enforcement Directorate (ED) remand of businessman ...

Strong demands support growth momentum for road logistics sector: ICRA

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): The domestic road logistics sector is expected to continue its growth momentum in FY2023 ...

Indian economy is resilient, not going to be impacted by OPEC oil output cut: Economist

By Ayushi AgarwalNew Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): After OPEC agreed to steep oil production cuts on Wednesday, curbing supply ...

Sensex pares gains, closes 157 points higher; metal, tech stocks rally

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 6 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex closed 157 points higher on Thursday led by ...

Airtel unveils plan to roll out 5G services in 8 cities

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has launched "Airtel 5G Plus" services in eight ...

New Zealand: Jaishankar participates in Kiwi Indian Hall of Fame awards; launch of Modi@20 book

Auckland [New Zealand], October 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is on a visit to New Zealand, Thursday ...

EU makes U-turn on sanctioning world's largest diamond miner media

Russia's Alrosa was reportedly excluded after Belgium blocked an embargoAlrosa, the Russian state-run diamond miner, has been excluded from the ...

Jaishankar discusses ways to strengthen ties with New Zealand counterpart

Auckland [New Zealand], October 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday held a meeting with his New Zealand ...

Multinationals starting to see India as global manufacturing base: Citi investment bank boss

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): After the consumer banking exit, Citigroup which is focused on servicing large local corporates, ...

World expects new march of CPC after extraordinary decade

© Provided by Xinhua During the past decade, China accounted for over 18 percent of the global economy in 2021, ...

Delhi Excise Policy case: Court sends AAP's Vijay Nair to Judicial Custody

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): A Delhi court on Thursday sent Vijay Nair, the communication strategist of Aam Aadmi ...

WTO Predicts Sharp Slowdown in Global Trade Growth

Growth in global trade flows will be dramatically lower than expected in 2023, according to a report issued Wednesday by ...

Sensex surges 415 points; metal, tech stocks rally amid on strong global cues

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 6 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex was trading with a gain of over 400 ...

EU makes U-turn on sanctioning world's largest diamond miner reports

Russia's Alrosa was reportedly excluded from the new sanction list after Belgium blocked an EU embargoAlrosa, the Russian state-run diamond ...

WTO Economists Forecast Gloomy 2023 World Trade

GENEVA - The World Trade Organization predicts global trade growth will slow sharply to 1 percent in 2023, down from ...

Liz Truss's speech disrupted by environment activists

London [UK], October 5 (ANI): Accusing the new British PM Liz Truss of 'shredding' the Conservative party's 2019 manifesto promises, ...

Liz Truss: what her Conservative party conference speech revealed

The stakes could not have been higher as Liz Truss delivered her first party conference speech as prime minister. Against ...

UK minister blames Queen's death for bad economic plan

Kwasi Kwarteng said that "high pressure" after the monarch's death is behind the disastrous mini-budget planThe UK's finance minister Kwasi ...

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US prepares to send more HIMARS missiles to Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a $625 million package, the Biden administration's next military assistance for Ukraine will include an ...

Another ambassador expelled from Nicaragua as EU representative leaves

MANAGUA, Nicaragua: European Union Ambassador Bettina Muscheidt left Nicaragua this week, three days after being declared "persona non grata" by ...

Massive culling of flocks as Europe sees worst-ever bird flu outbreak

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union's Food Safety Agency said that with nearly 50 million poultry being culled this year, Europe ...

Musk to provide Florida with Starlink satellites after Hurricane Ian

TALLAHASSEE, Florida: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Ian in areas of Southwest ...

Germany pledges to deliver advanced air defense system to Ukraine

ODESSA, Kyiv: During an unannounced visit to Odessa, German defense minister Christine Lambrecht said Germany will deliver to Ukraine the ...

Cubans take to street to voice frustrations over ongoing power outage

HAVANA, Cuba: Three days after Hurricane Ian knocked out electricity throughout Cuba, protests broke out for a second night in ...

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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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