Mon, 29 Nov 2021

Food prices could reach record highs due to jump in fertilizer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: With agricultural costs being driven to new highs due to a shortfall of nitrogen fertilizer worldwide, farming communities ...

Collapsing Turkish lira called catastrophe by political opposition

ANKARA, Turkey: As the Turkish lira fell by 15 percent against the U.S. dollar this week, anxious Turks struggled to ...

Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...

Google pays Ireland $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Google Ireland has reached agreement with Irish tax officials to pay over $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes ...

Vonage sells to Ericsson for $6.2 billon in merger of tech giants

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In a $6.2 billion agreement, Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is purchasing U.S. cloud communications company Vonage, in ...

El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

Solar energy-water deal between Israel, Jordan called 'significant'

DUBAI, UAE: Israel and Jordan have signed what is being labeled a most significant cooperation agreement to construct a major ...

Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...

EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...

Zoom falls 8% at opening as world reopens, demand lessens

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Zoom Video Communications fell 8 percent in premarket trading on November 24, despite reporting better ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

WhatsApp fined $267 million by Ireland in privacy dispute

DUBLIN, Ireland: After being handed a record fine of $267 million by Irish regulators in September for breaching strict EU ...

Fearing reduced incomes due to climate rules, farmers rally in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland: Some 100 tractors and other farm vehicles were driven through Dublin's city centre on Sunday by farmers protesting ...

Devalued national currency adds to miseries of Afghan people

© Provided by Xinhua Afghani was recently traded at 96.40 for one U.S. dollar in Sarai-e-Shahzada, a main exchange market ...

The pro-Nazi US official who helped shape post-war Germany

Newly declassified FBI files have shed significant light on the Nazi sympathies of John McCloy, the US assistant secretary of ...

Taliban, EU discuss economic situation of Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] November 28 (ANI): Taliban and European Union delegates held meetings in Doha to discuss the prevailing situation in ...

Tom Cruise dangles from airplane wing while filming for 'Mission: Impossible 8'

Washington [US], November 28 (ANI): Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise was recently photographed performing his own nail-biting stunt while filming 'Mission: ...

Taliban acting PM Hassan Akhund accuses former President Ghani of corruption

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 28 (ANI): Afghanistan's acting Prime Minister Mohammad Hassan Akhund, during his first public address on Saturday, accused ...

How African thinkers of the 1980s fed into today's inequality debates

Inequality is an issue that arises everywhere in the world today.Recent studies by economists such as Branko Milanovic and Thomas ...

Taliban rule in Afghanistan faces economic crisis

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 28 (ANI): Taliban rule in Afghanistan faces an economic crisis following its takeover of the landlocked country ...

In his first public address, Afghanistan's acting PM seeks 'good ties with all countries'

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 28 (ANI): Afghanistan's acting Prime Minister Mohammad Hassan Akhund, during his first public address on Saturday, assured ...

US, Russia actively discussing Afghanistan: Moscow

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 28 (ANI): Amid the deteriorating economic and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, a senior Russian official on Saturday ...

Afghan economic problems will be solved if central bank's assets are released: Taliban PM Akhund

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 27 (ANI): As Afghanistan facing a severe financial crisis, Taliban Prime Minister Mullah Hassan Akhund on Friday ...

Pakistan: PKR 40 billion irregularities detected in PM Imran Khan's COVID-19 package

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): After International Monetary Fund (IMF) pressured the Imran Khan government to disclose expenditures on the ...

Unemployment hit Afghans badly as citizens struggle to meet basic needs

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 27 (ANI): Since the Taliban take over Kabul in August, Afghanistan have been witnessing a severe financial ...

Russians are going crypto crazy

The total annual volume of cryptocurrency transactions by Russian citizens amounts to $5 billion, according to the latest data by ...

TAPI project's implementation suspended until situation 'stabilizes' in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 27 (ANI): Implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project has been suspended until the situation in ...

Eat this: Nachos fly as wild women's brawl erupts at NFL game

People celebrate Thanksgiving in different ways and when it comes to some fans of the Dallas Cowboys, apparently that involves ...

IMF pushes Pak PM to disclose COVID-19 relief package expenditures

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) pressured Imran Khan government to disclose expenditures on the COVID-19 ...

Pakistan PM's adviser downplays incidence of poverty

Islamabad,{Pakistan }: November 27, (ANI): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin downplayed on Friday the ...

US Stocks Sink on New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points

NEW YORK - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, as a ...

Pakistan rupee slumps further against USD

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): Pakistan rupee has once again recorded a fall against the US dollar on Friday with ...

Afghan Humanitarian Crisis, Drug Trafficking Worry Regional Powers

ISLAMABAD - Russia, China and India expressed concern Friday at the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and the spread of ...

Biden ignores vegan Thanksgiving push

Joe Biden pardoned two turkeys last week, but other less fortunate fowl ended up on his family's Thanksgiving plates, celebrities? ...

Kabul residents struggle due to rising value of dollar against Afghan currency

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 26 (ANI): Following the Taliban takeover and deteriorating economy, a number of Kabul residents expressed concerns over ...

Russians going crypto crazy

The total annual volume of cryptocurrency transactions by Russian citizens amounts to $5 billion, according to the latest data by ...

Assiduus Global introduces Biotevia flaxseed oil capsules to encourage holistic wellness

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI/ATK): Exercise and eating healthy are certainly the best ways to keep our heart and ...

Taliban unable to handle law and order in Afghanistan, as country faces economic crisis, uncertain security situation

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 26 (ANI): The law and order remain fragile across Afghanistan under the new Taliban regime, with a ...

India is an emerging economic force at global level: Jaishankar at SCO meet

New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): Noting that India is today an emerging economic force at the global level, External ...

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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

Teenage shooter Rittenhouse meets with former President Trump

MAR-A-LAGO, Florida - Former President Donald Trump has defended acquitted teenager Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, who has been prosecuted over the ...

NFL roundup: Mac Jones leads Patriots past Titans

Mac Jones passed for a career-high 310 yards and two touchdowns as the host New England Patriots defeated the Tennessee ...

NHL roundup: Maple Leafs win 7th straight road game

Michael Bunting, Alex Kerfoot and William Nylander all collected one goal and one assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs matched ...

Ryan Hartman's goal helps Wild top Lightning

Ryan Hartman scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-2 win ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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