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U.S. stocks dive as demand for U.S. dollars intensifies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street ended the week on a negative note Friday with all the major indices ...

Near-$2 trillion stimulus package announced by Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the ...

Biden stimulus proposal fails to boost stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed on Friday despite U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announcing a $1.9 trillion stimulus package ...

House prices in 70 major cities in China record increases

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China continued to see a generally stable housing market in December, with home prices in ...

Impeachment rattles U.S. investors, all ket stock indices lose ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday following data showing a larger-than-expected increase in weekly unemployment claims, ...

New and used car sales in Ireland plunged in 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland an. 12 (Xinhua) -- A total of 84,309 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

Tokyo stock markets hit 30-year high

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Japan were all ablaze on Thursday with investors pouring into the rising market, ...

Trump's company to lose all New York City business contracts

New York City, U.S. President Donald Trump's hometown, says it will cancel all contracts with his business organization because of ...

Pfizer, BioNTech to limit delays of vaccine shipments to one week

Pfizer and BioNTech said Saturday they will limit the delays of their vaccine deliveries to just one week, after fears ...

DJ Fresh and Euphonik pulled off air amid sexual assault allegations

DJ Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and Euphonik (Themba Nkosi) will be pulled off air following allegations of sexual assault.The two DJs ...

Pleas in SC against RBI Governor, others

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): A number of petitions had been filed before the Supreme Court seeking its direction ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Jan. 16

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Retail sales in Brazil, one of the engines of the country's economy, fell by 0.1 percent ...

RBI open to examine proposal on bad banks: ShaktikantaDas

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): If there is any proposal on bad banks, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ...

Nick Taylor grabs two-shot lead at Sony Open in Hawaii

Canada's Nick Taylor tied for the day's best round on Friday, an 8-under-par 62, and he emerged with a two-shot ...

Kirit Somaiya wrote to ED, RBI

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Friday informed that he has written ...

Report: Mutineers to start rookie Neptune in place of Havok

The Florida Mutineers are making changes to their starting lineup, reportedly benching Colt "Havok" McLendon for rookie Travis "Neptune" McCloud ...

Nepal expects pandemic to falter as approves vaccine

Kathmandu [Nepal], January 15 (ANI): After Nepal government approved emergency use of Covishield vaccine, people are hoping the pandemic will ...

US Retail Sales Slump for Third Straight Month as Economy Shrinks

Retail sales in the United States fell for a third consecutive month as pandemic-related shutdowns continue to roil the economy.The ...

Covid-19 continues to knock Truworths' sales

Truworths says the Covid-19 pandemic continues to materially impact on its operations in South Africa and the UK.The clothing retailer's ...

Blow to global vaccine drive as Pfizer delays deliveries

Pfizer says it would delay shipments of vaccines because of works at the US pharma firm's plant in Belgium.The delay ...

Google finally acquires Fitbit

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): American multinational technology company, Google that specializes in Internet-related services and products has finally announced ...

Rooney ends playing career, becomes Derby County manager

Derbyshire [UK], January 15 (ANI): Wayne Rooney has decided to call time on his illustrious playing career to "fully focus" ...

Nepal won't allow its soil to be misused: Gyawali

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Friday said the country has maintained good ...

PVR reports loss of Rs 49 crore in Oct-Dec quarter

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): Multiplex player PVR Cinemas on Friday reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 49 ...

CBI arrests Subhra Kundu, w/o Rose Valley Group chief

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 15 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Subhra Kundu, wife of Rose Valley ...

TopStar stands ready to extend television services in Zambia

© Provided by Xinhua | &This file photo shows TopStar Communication Company technician (2nd R) introduces digital television products during ...

Markets struggle after Biden unveils huge stimulus plan

Stock markets struggled Friday as investors weighed mounting coronavirus concerns and President-elect Joe Biden's proposed $1.9-trillion stimulus package appeared to ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Jan. 15

TOKYO -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Friday as investors opted to take profits following the Nikkei's five-day winning streak on ...

Xinhua Commentary: China's virus battle protects, promotes human rights

© Provided by Xinhua | &BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China is sparing no efforts in fighting the ongoing novel ...

Hiranandani Business Park, Thane launches - Quantum

Mumbai/Thane (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Twin City of 'Thane' has earned the tag of fastest growing city and ...

Tokyo stocks lower with eyes on fresh US stimulus

Tokyo stocks opened marginally higher before slipping into negative territory on Friday, with investors watching details of incoming US president ...

Biden says aid to small business as part of rescue plan

Wilmington (Delaware) [US], January 15 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday said aid to small businesses, extended unemployment support ...

Asian markets struggle after Biden unveils huge stimulus plan

Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal was met with a shrug in Asia Friday as observers said the massive spending ...

Biden unveils $1.9 tn economic plan as US recovery buckles

Biden will propose injecting $1.9 trillion into the US economy when he takes office next week.Biden aims to raise the ...

Urdu Bulletin: Farmers' protest covered

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): Various Urdu publications on Friday continued with their coverage of farm law protests. They ...

Impeachment Managers Plan Expansive Case Against Trump

Democratic impeachment managers are planning to showcase President Donald Trump's role leading up to last week's deadly rampage at the ...

China on Track to Supplant US as Top Nuclear Energy Purveyor

Experts say China is on a course to displace the United States as the global leader in the production and ...

German Economy Contracts by 5% in 2020

Germany's Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday the nation's economy shrank by 5% during 2020, less than predicted, and less ...

US decides against investing ban on Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu

US officials deliberated but ultimately decided against banning American investment in Alibaba and Tencent, a person familiar with the discussions ...

Biden to unveil economic plan as US recovery buckles

US President-elect Joe Biden's stimulus will build on the two massive relief packages Congress approved in 2020.On Thursday, the US ...

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Trump's company to lose all New York City business contracts

New York City, U.S. President Donald Trump's hometown, says it will cancel all contracts with his business organization because of ...

Agra: Woman booked for assaulting mother-in-law

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 17 (ANI): Police has registered a case after a video surfaced on social media wherein ...

Bird flu: 983 more birds die in Maharashtra

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 17 (ANI): Amidst a bird flu scare in some parts of the country, Maharashtra on Saturday ...

Nepali Climbers Make Historic Winter Ascent of Pakistan's K2

ISLAMABAD - Ten climbers from Nepal made history Saturday when they became the first in winter to reach the summit ...

innocent leaves MAD Lions, seeks new team

Pawel "innocent" Mocek has left MAD Lions and is seeking a new team. The 27-year-old rifler from Poland joined MAD ...

Few TMC leaders run false propaganda: Bengal Minister

Howrah (West Bengal) [India], January 16 (ANI): West Bengal Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee on Saturday said some leaders in the ...

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