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Myanmar leader and Asian Development Bank president in talks

BANGKOK, Thailand - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on Sunday ...


Fokker F28 aircraft put under scrutiny to advance safety research

RICHMOND, Virginia - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has performed a crashworthiness test ...


$72 million housing development in Brooklyn gets underway

NEW YORK, New York - Construction has commenced on the Nevins Street Apartments complex, a $72 million mixed-use affordable and ...


Warner Bros. Names BBC's Ann Sarnoff as Its New CEO

NEW YORK - BBC executive Ann Sarnoff was named chief of Warner Bros. on Monday, making her the first woman ...


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Rape and 'the rule of law' in Trump's America

In last week's New York magazine, journalist E. Jean Carroll recounts her rape in a New York department store dressing ...

Is Facebook today's Compuserve? How Libra could hasten its demise

When Mark Zuckerberg was five years old in 1989, two dominant players in telecommunications made a big announcement.Compuserve (the first ...

Zimbabwe Ends Decade of Dollarization in new currency reform

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe made its interim currency the country's sole legal tender on Monday, ending a decade of dollarization ...

Financials weigh on JSE

The JSE opened the week on the backfoot on Monday as it closed weaker mainly on the back of losses ...

Cautionary tale of tax incentives for cigarette makers from Zambia

Tobacco companies are zeroing in on one of the last global markets still ripe for exploitation: the African continent.Much of ...

Naspers says delay in listing Prosus 'unfortunate'

Naspers has described the delay in the planned listing of its international internet assets on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange ...

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Georgians Protest For Fifth Night Despite Promised Reforms

TBILISI -- Georgians have taken to the streets of Tbilisi for a fifth day after their country's ruling party failed ...

Trump Imposes New Iran Sanctions, Targeting its Supreme Leader

VOA Persian's Katherine Ahn contributed to this storyU.S. President Donald Trump imposed what he described as "hard-hitting" new financial sanctions ...

FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi briefs NATO on India-Pak tensions

Brussels [Belgium], Jun 25 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of the North Atlantic ...

Ethiopia's Ethnic Militias in Spotlight After Failed Coup

A foiled coup in the Ethiopian state of Amhara that left five senior officials dead, including the army's chief of ...

US Moves Hundreds of Children from Suspect Detention Facility

WASHINGTON - Several hundred children, held in a U.S. border detention facility in Texas after entering the country without authorization, ...

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Georgians Protest For Fifth Night Despite Promised Reforms

TBILISI -- Georgians have taken to the streets of Tbilisi for a fifth day after their country's ruling party failed ...


Is Facebook today's Compuserve? How Libra could hasten its demise

When Mark Zuckerberg was five years old in 1989, two dominant players in telecommunications made a big announcement.Compuserve (the first ...


Government-imposed internet blackouts are a power move to suppress dissent

The rise of blockchain and Bitcoin has prompted some to predict a decentralized internet. But for now, the internet has ...


R400 000 Daily Lotto jackpot split between two winners

Two players will be dividing Monday's Daily Lotto prize of R400 000.Here are the results for Monday's draw:Here are the ...


Sanef launches inquiry into media ethics

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) confirmed the launch on Monday of an Inquiry into Media Ethics, with a ...


Wage increases in Azerbaijan fuel speculation in troubled economy

For the second time this year, Azerbaijan's government will increase wages and pension payments. The increases, which will take effect ...


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