Thu, 23 May 2019

Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Function at Cork County Hall inaugurates Cyber Ireland

CORK, Ireland - Monday marked the official launch of the Irish Cyber Security Cluster, Cyber Ireland.The launch took place at ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

Greenback bought up in Asia, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar tanked on Tuesday in Asia due to what appears to be a looming trade ...

Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

Sell-off in Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks led Wall Street lower on Monday. The Nasdaq Composite fell sharply. One bright ...

Aussie stock market hits 11-year high

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stocks soared on Monday, the first trading day since the sitting Liberal-National Party Coalition was re-elected ...

30 months age limit on beef exports in Ireland removed

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has changed the terms of the export health certificate for beef so that the previous age ...

Real estate woes impacting banks in Qatar, sasy Fitch

DOHA, Qatar - The oversupply of real estate in Gulf countries which has seen a collapse in property prices, commensutate ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

Five things to look out for in the European elections

Voters across Europe are about to head to the polls to elect 751 members to the European Parliament from across ...

The SAT's new 'adversity score' is a poor fix for a problematic test

The College Board recently revealed a new "adversity score" that it plans to use as part of the SAT in ...

Embattled May Dangles Promise of New Brexit Vote

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed Tuesday to give lawmakers a vote on holding a second Brexit referendum ...

'De De Pyaar De' crosses Rs. 50 crore mark on day 5

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Ajay Devgn's latest release 'De De Pyaar De', co-starring Tabu and Rakul Preet Singh, ...

Tiger Brands profit drops 12% in wake of listeriosis outbreak

Tiger Brands [JSE:TBS] said first-half profit fell as Africa's biggest publicly traded packaged-food company battles to overcome weak economic growth ...

Real estate major DLF reports profit of Rs 410 crore in Q4 FY19

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Real estate major DLF has reported a 68 per cent rise in its consolidated ...

Eskom keeps investors in the dark as debt speculation mounts

As speculation swirls about plans to deal with Eskom's crippling debt load, one group of stakeholders hasn't been consulted: owners ...

With the world at her feet, Osaka takes Paris in her stride

Paris - Twelve months ago at Roland Garros, an embarrassed Naomi Osaka bristled at being hailed as the 'coolest thing' ...

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Maxwell getting clarity on his bowling role ahead of WC

Cape Town - Australia allrounder Glenn Maxwell feels he will have an important role to play with the ball at ...

With state help, Azerbaijani TV aims at the bottom

A lawyer, a poet, an actress and a psychologist sit in plush chairs in a slick TV studio. Across from ...

At Least Three Killed In Explosion In Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said at least three people were killed and more than a dozen wounded after a vehicle exploded ...

Crisis-hit boxing federation faces Tokyo verdict

Lausanne - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was on Wednesday poised to decide on whether to strip amateur boxing's crisis-hit ...

Bulgaria, Greece Start Work on Gas Pipeline from Azerbaijan

SOFIA, BULGARIA - Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ...

Afghanistan, terrorism top Sushma Swaraj's speech at SCO meet

Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan], May 22 (ANI): Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs, reiterated India's commitment in securing peace and security ...

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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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