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Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

700 U.S. companies now have offices in Ireland

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (KPIX 5) – The luck of the Irish is only one of the factors attracting many Silicon ...

Export markets in Japan declined last month

TOKYO, Japan - Falling exports threaten the Japanese economy, particularly at a time when Chinese exports too are in a ...

Plenty of demand for stocks in Asian markets Monday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Monday in a positive start to the week. The Nikkei 225 ...

Two biggest banks in Germany could be merging

FRANKFURT, Germany - Deutsche Bank on Sunday confirmed reports first published in The Wall Street Journal, and by Reuters, that ...

'We've had highs, we've also had lows': Fifth Parliament rises

It ended with a whimper, rather than the bang it has become known for over the past five years. Around ...

Turkey, Iran Join Forces Against Kurdish Rebels

ISTANBUL - Turkey is heralding as groundbreaking a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish rebel groups. Turkish-Iranian relations have ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

US Fed sees no rate hikes in 2019

Federal Reserve officials scaled back their projected interest-rate increases this year to zero and said they would end the drawdown ...

Osaka silent over ex-coach lawsuit as Miami Open begins

Miami - World number one Naomi Osaka refused on Wednesday to become embroiled in a dispute with one of her ...

'Serious' risks in delaying Brexit to June 30 - European Commission

Delaying Brexit to June 30 would bring "serious legal and political risks", the European Commission warned on Wednesday in an ...

Federal Reserve Foresees No Interest Rate Hikes in 2019

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes in 2019, dramatically ...

Google fined USD 1.69 billion over abusive ad practices in EU

Brussels [Belgium], Mar 20 (ANI): The European Commission has fined search giant Google USD 1.69 billion for allegedly abusive practices ...

Palladium tops $1 600 as metal sets new highs on supply shortage

Palladium topped $1 600 an ounce for the first time, and there's little sign of the rally slowing as global ...

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The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

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The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...

700 U.S. companies now have offices in Ireland

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Vietnam Court Jails Activist For 2 Years Over Facebook Posts

A court in the southern Vietnamese district of Binh Thuy sentenced activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The to two ...

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