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China powering into the nuclear age, 65-years strong

BEIJING, China - There are currently eleven nuclear power units under construction in China, the largest number of nuclear power ...

Of 20 abducted Indian crew members, one dies, 19 released

ABUJA, Nigeria - The Indian Mission in Nigeria on Sunday said that 20 seafarers who were kidnapped by pirates last ...

Activists Protest Laos? Rights Record at UN Meeting in Geneva

Dozens of human rights activists held protests Tuesday in front of the headquarters of the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHCR) ...

Trump Hails Growing US-Pakistan Ties During Khan Meeting

ISLAMABAD - President Donald Trump met Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday in Davos, on the sidelines of the ...

Kaspersky reports fall in cybersecurity threat incidents in India

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 21 (ANI): Kaspersky in a recent media event in Bangalore stated that India has shown positive ...

Islamist Political Party Blocks Pakistani Film On Moral Policing

Authorities in Pakistan have temporarily stopped the release of a movie that tackles moral policing and intolerance in society after ...

Stocks plummet on Asian virus concerns

The JSE fell on Tuesday following heavy losses in Asia which were mainly attributed to worries about a deadly virus ...

Mourinho says there are no issues with Rose

London - Jose Mourinho denied on Tuesday he had had a row with Danny Rose at the Tottenham Hotspur training ...

EXPLAINED: What we know so far about the new China virus

A new SARS-like virus has killed six people in China and infected nearly 300 others.Fears have been mounting that the ...

Trump Touts US Economy in Davos, Ahead of Impeachment Trial Start

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND - U.S. President Donald Trump touted the conclusion of two major trade deals and declared Americans are "winning ...

Countries Around World Gear Up Response to New Coronavirus

BEIJING - Countries in Asia and elsewhere have begun body temperature checks at airports, railway stations and along highways in ...

China says virus spreading between humans as WHO set to meet

China has confirmed cases of human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases ...

Indonesia Moving Capitol Out of Jakarta

Indonesia unleashed a flood of announcements about moving its capital out of Jakarta, from a possible $40 billion from the ...

As Trump Pressures South Korea, His Ambassador Feels the Heat

As U.S. president, Donald Trump is compiling a growing list of statements that have made many South Koreans uneasy. But ...

Equity indices subdued amid weak global cues

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 21 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Tuesday after the International Monetary ...

Trump Heads to Switzerland Ahead of Impeachment Trial Presentations

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - With his impeachment trial in the Senate about to go into high gear, U.S. President ...

Pakistan Urged To Release Journalist Held On 'Flimsy' Charge

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of a Pakistani journalist who it says has ...

Weaker close for the JSE after muted session

The JSE closed softer on Monday following a relatively muted session in which the local bourse couldn't gain significant momentum.With ...

China Confirms Coronavirus Transmitted by Humans

BEIJING - The head of a Chinese government expert team says human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of ...

Malaysia Sends Back Trash, Says Won't be World's Waste Bin

PENANG, MALAYSIA - Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third ...

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Fall of stocks in Asia proves contagious as U.S. markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - Travel companies including airlines, hotel chains, and casino operators, saw their shares fall several percentage ...

Foreign investors returning to Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil has shown a marked increase in foreign investment over the last year, pushing it from sixth ...

Coronavirus outbreak fears drive Asian stocks lower

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tumbled on Tuesday with fears about a divided America, ahead of the president's impeachment ...

Trump to end aid to U.S. farmers following conclusion of trade deal

AUSTIN, TEXAS - With China poised to increase purchases of U.S. agricultural goods this year as part of a Phase ...

Apple CEO accepts award from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Apple has been recognised as one of the greatest foreign direct investors in Ireland.The company on Monday ...

China powering into the nuclear age, 65-years strong

BEIJING, China - There are currently eleven nuclear power units under construction in China, the largest number of nuclear power ...

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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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