Wed, 29 Jun 2022

New Ireland law to review foreign purchases of sensitive companies

DUBLIN, Ireland: The government of Ireland is preparing a new law to prevent foreign investments in critical technology and infrastructure ...

Toyota reduces July global production goal by 50,000 vehicles

TOKYO, Japan: Amidst semiconductor shortages and COVID-19 parts supply disruptions, Toyota has reduced its July global production target by 50,000 ...

Russian rouble stronger, consumer prices falling

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's consumer price index has fallen by 0.12 percent for the third consecutive week.This drop in the consumer ...

UK government pledges action after inflation rises 9.1% in May

LONDON, England: Surging food prices in the UK pushed consumer price inflation to 9.1 percent last month, a 40-year record ...

Bangladesh Jails Critics of Landmark Bridge Project

Police in Bangladesh have arrested two men over their social media posts criticizing a new multibillion dollar bridge that has ...

US Senator blames Imran Khan for strained Washington-Islamabad relations

New York [US], June 28 (ANI): US Senate Majority Leader Charles E Schumer on Tuesday blamed former prime minister Imran ...

Most Americans concerned about making ends meet poll

Nearly two-thirds of respondents are worried about affording ?day to day things?Some 65% of Americans are "concerned" about being able ...

China is undoubtedly developing "loyal wingmen" for the PLAAF

Hong Kong, June 28 (ANI): A number of countries with modern and powerful militaries are pursuing a new category of ...

UAE offers to buy minority shares in Pakistan's government companies

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 28 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday offered to buy Pakistan's minority shares in publicly-listed ...

Oscar-nominated French actor Isabelle Adjani under investigation for alleged fraud

Washington [US], June 28 (ANI): Oscar-nominated French actress Isabelle Adjani, best known for 'Camille Claudel' and 'The Story of Adele ...

Americans cut spending as three quarters have negative views on economy

© Provided by Xinhua - The proportion of Americans who view the current condition of the national economy as fairly ...

RBI imposes Rs 10 lakh penalty on The Tiruchengode Co-operative Urban Bank

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 lakh ...

Daniel Berger withdraws from John Deere Classic

Daniel Berger withdrew from this week's John Deere Classic on Monday, citing an unspecified injury. He announced his withdrawal on ...

G7 nations announce plan to impose more sanctions against Russia; pledge USD 29.5bn support to Ukraine

Schloss Elmau [Germany], June 27 (ANI): The Group of Seven (G7) leaders on Monday said they intend to continue to ...

The Bolsheviks to Putin: A History of Russian Defaults

LONDON - In 1918, Soviet revolutionary Leon Trotsky told Western creditors aghast at the Bolsheviks' repudiation of Russia's external debt: ...

Rating agency ICRA sees India's policy rate hike shallower than US

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI) Given the uneven domestic economic recovery, and a relatively larger output gap compared to ...

US special envoy for Afghanistan pledges to solve banking issue

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 27 (ANI): US special envoy for Afghanistan, Thomas West, on Sunday pledged to help remove the ...

BET Awards: Janelle Monae, Taraji P Henson, Jazmine Sullivan react to Roe v. Wade verdict

Washington [US], June 27 (ANI): The BET Awards stars grabbed their opportunities to slam the United States Supreme Court after ...

UK's Johnson warns of downside to ending Ukraine conflict

Any effort to resolve the conflict between Moscow and Kiev peacefully will cause more harm than good, the UK PM ...

Minister: Sri Lanka Struggling to Secure Fresh Fuel Supplies

Colombo - Sri Lanka is struggling to secure fresh fuel supplies, a top government minister said on Sunday, as the ...

UAE's Etihad Airways to resume direct flights between Abu Dhabi, Beijing

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will resume direct ...

Boris Johnson reveals downside of settling Ukraine conflict

Any effort to resolve the conflict between Moscow and Kiev peacefully will cause more harm than good, the UK PM ...

Pakistan's NA to take budget for passage

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 26 (ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly (NA) will take up the budget for the next fiscal year for ...

Pakistan to lock deal with IMF tomorrow

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Finance Ministry on Sunday said that their deal with International Monetary Funds (IMF) will ...

Authoritative regime of Xi Jinping accountable for mass exodus from Hong Kong

Hong Kong, June 26 (ANI): Under China's authoritarian regime, migration from Hong Kong has witnessed a sharp increase due to ...

Bangladesh Unveils Padma River Bridge

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the country's longest bridge, which took eight years to build ...

Astros combine for no-no over Yankees behind Cristian Javier

Cristian Javier pitched seven innings and combined with two relievers on a no-hitter as the visiting Houston Astros beat the ...

Curious case of Pakistan's Sajid Mir, mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 26 (ANI): "Wanted: Dead or Alive" is the usual demand in the world of crime anywhere. But ...

China's Xinjiang condemns U.S. "forced labor" act

© Provided by Xinhua URUMQI, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Figures from China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have condemned the United ...

US Fed makes confession about skyrocketing inflation

The Federal Reserve has no tools to deal with the problem, Jerome Powell saysUS Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on ...

Sri Lanka reduces amount of holding foreign currency to USD 10K

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Amid the looming economic crisis, Sri Lanka on Saturday limited the amount of foreign ...

Turkish jewelry industry faces downturn as U.S. consumption wanes

© Provided by Xinhua "Now we can say the good old days are behind us," lamented Turkish gold dealer Abdurrahman ...

On IMF demands, Pakistan raises tax rates for salaried class

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Owing to the demand of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) withdrawing relief given on June ...

Weekly market review: Indian equities snap 2-week losing run; Sensex gains 1,367 points

By Gyanendra Kumar KeshriMumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 25 (ANI): The Indian equities markets key indices snapped a two-week losing streak ...

'A dream come true for 170 ml people of Bangladesh': PM Hasina inaugurates 'Padma Bridge'

By Ashoke RajDhaka [Bangladesh], June 25 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the country's new landmark multipurpose 'Padma Bridge' ...

India's forex reserves dip by $5.9 billion to $590.59 billion

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 25 (ANI): India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves slumped by $5.87 billion to $590.588 billion for the ...

USD2.3 bn Chinese loan credited to State Bank of Pakistan: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Pakistani Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said on Friday that a loan of USD 2.3 billion ...

G20 aims to collect 1.5 bln USD to prevent, prepare for future pandemics

© Provided by Xinhua The Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) agreed upon by health ministers of G20 members aims to build ...

RBI imposes monetary penalty on Indian Overseas Bank

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Friday it has imposed a monetary ...

RBI extends card tokenisation deadline by three months

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday announced an extension of the deadline ...

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May sees 10.7% surge in US home sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: In May, sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly increased, but this is expected to be temporary, as ...

Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...

Supreme Court Backs Coach in Praying on Field After Games

The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who knelt and prayed on the field after games ...

Juan Yepez hits two homers to power Cardinals past Marlins

Juan Yepez hit two home runs and drove in five runs to power the St. Louis Cardinals past the visiting ...

Rays excited about healthy lineup as Brewers come to town

Wander Franco is back, Isaac Paredes continues to hit and the Tampa Bay Rays are feeling optimistic about their offense ...

Mets move on from 'bump in the road,' host 2-game set vs. Astros

Max Scherzer's return is still a few days away, but the New York Mets could have Jeff McNeil back 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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