Thu, 20 Sep 2018

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

Apple completes settlement of disputed Irish taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following a ruling by the European Commission made in August 2016, the iPhone maker Apple Inc has ...

As climate change reshapes agriculture, international trade will be increasingly important to feeding the world

17 September 2018, Rome - With climate change poised to alter significantly the ability of many world regions to produce ...

United Nations agencies launch environmental protection and resilience project for host communities and refugees in Bangladesh

18 September 2018, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Families living in the world's largest refugee camp this week received the first ...

Pakistan PM Khan Meets Leaders In Saudi Arabia, UAE

New Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is visiting the United Arab Emirates after a stay in Saudi Arabia on his ...

Ukraine Set To Inform Russia of Termination Of Friendship Treaty

Ukraine says it will officially notify Russia on September 21 that it will not extend its treaty of friendship, cooperation, ...

North-South Korean Summit Deal Appears to Revive Nuclear Diplomacy

The leaders of North and South Korea reached a broad agreement Wednesday on denuclearization and missiles, winning plaudits from U.S. ...

Uyghur Woman Held in Airport in Turkey Now Free to Join Family

An ethnic Uyghur woman detained this week at an airport in Turkey and fearing deportation to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous ...

North Korea's Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

North Korea's Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site ...

Widow of Poisoned Spy: UK Has Upped Response to Would-be Assassins

The widow of an ex-KGB agent who was poisoned by a radioactive isotope in 2006 says Britain's swift medical and ...

US Army Head: Poland May Not Be Ready for 'Fort Trump'

Poland might not yet be ready for a permanent US military base, the head of the US Army said Wednesday, ...

Macron to meet Trump, Iran's Rouhani at UN in New York

French President Emmanuel Macron will separately meet his US and Iranian counterparts, Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani, during the UN ...

U.S. Again Names Iran As Leading Terrorism Sponsor

The United States has once again named Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing it of fueling ...

Who started the Cold War: U.S. and Russian historians clash

The question about whether the Americans or Soviets ignited the Cold War has been debated since the conflict began, and ...

Tanzanian Opposition Boycotts Elections

NAIROBI - Tanzania's main opposition party on Wednesday said it would boycott the electoral process until further notice after by-elections ...

Canada Wants to See Flexibility in NAFTA Talks With US

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA - Canada said on Wednesday that it would need to see movement from the United States if the two ...

Former Pakistani PM Sharif Freed From Prison On Bail

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, and son-in-law have been released from prison after a court suspended their ...

Uganda Bans Rallies by Supporters of Opponent of Museveni

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri Museveni home from the ...

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To maintain strong growth, Ferrari to unveil 15 new models

ROME, Italy - The Italian supercar maker announced its plans to unveil 15 new models, in a bid to reassure ...

McDonald's staff go on strike over its harassment policy

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Protesting against the company's sexual harassment policy, staff at McDonald's restaurants in ten U.S. cities staged walkouts ...

Unexpected rise in U.K. inflation: ONS

LONDON, U.K. - While economists had expected a Consumer Prices Index rate of 2.4 percent, the Office for National Statistics ...

Jaguar Land Rover set to slash U.K. output

LONDON, U.K. - Days after the head of Jaguar Land Rover warned about the impact of Brexit and diesel policy ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks groupĀ is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

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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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