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Turkey, Libya recommit to contested maritime borders deal New! 2021-04-12 14:30:49ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - The head of Libya's new interim government and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday affirmed their commitment to a

Taliban not ready to meet Afghan govt in New! 2021-04-12 14:18:38ISLAMABAD (AP) - A Taliban spokesman said Monday the religious militia won’t attend a peace conference tentatively planned for later this week i

Cyberattack on Iran facility won't derail talks on New! 2021-04-12 12:58:00The apparent cyberattack that temporarily shut down power at Iran's top uranium enrichment facility over the weekend will not derail the Biden admini

White House says U.S. wasn't involved in attack New! 2021-04-12 12:34:00The White House said Monday that the U.S. had no role in the attack on an Iranian nuclear facility that Tehran has blamed on Israel. "The U.S. was no

Russia’s FM in Egypt for talks on ties New! 2021-04-12 11:19:30CAIRO (AP) - The foreign ministers of Egypt and Russia discussed trade and other ties between the two nations Monday, with Egypt’s top diplomat

Myanmar's ruling junta issues fresh charges for Suu New! 2021-04-12 10:49:41YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar’s ruling military squared off against its opponents in the courts, the streets and the countryside Monday, showin

Somalia's lawmakers try to extend president's mandate New! 2021-04-12 10:33:45MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Somalia’s lower house of parliament on Monday voted to effectively extend the mandate of the president and federal gov

William, Harry remember Prince Philip's wit, service to New! 2021-04-12 10:22:45LONDON (AP) — Princes William and Harry issued separate statements Monday paying tribute to their grandfather, Prince Philip, who died last week

Pakistan police arrest radical Islamist party head in New! 2021-04-12 09:37:41LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan police Monday arrested the leader of a radical Islamist political party a day after he threatened the government with

Iran vows 'revenge' against Israel for Natanz attack New! 2021-04-12 09:31:00Iran vowed Monday to "take revenge" against Israel for what Tehran claims was an Israeli operation that briefly cut electricity to the Islamic repub

Sputnik vaccine helping Russia regain LatAm foothold New! 2021-04-12 09:02:39RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Russia has been trying to get its coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V into Brazilian arms for months, and been repeatedly frustrated b

'Huge' explosion rocks St. Vincent as volcano keeps New! 2021-04-12 08:10:10KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — La Soufriere volcano fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas early Monday in the biggest explosive eruption ye

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, dead at 99 2021-04-09 07:22:20

Brazil poses global health threat as its hospitals 2021-04-09 04:00:00With new variants pushing ICUs past their limits, experts are warning that Brazil's soaring COVID-19 infection rates have become a global public heal

Cruise ships race to evacuate residents from Caribbean 2021-04-08 19:14:37Authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent said Thursday they believe an active volcano is in danger of erupting and have ordered mand

NFL veteran Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself 2021-04-08 19:06:11Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before later killing himse

11 demonstrators slain in Myanmar amid clashes with 2021-04-08 18:08:31At least 11 demonstrators were killed in clashes with security forces in a town in northwest Myanmar after truckloads of troops arrived to quell a pro

The U.K.'s policy on overseas pensions is costing 2021-04-08 17:00:12The U.K. government excludes its pensioners living in Canada from the indexing that would allow their incomes to keep pace with inflation. Pensioners

George Floyd died of oxygen loss, not pre-existing 2021-04-08 15:10:13George Floyd's pre-existing medical conditions and drugs in his system had nothing to do with his death, two medical experts for the prosecution

Biden announces gun-control actions following spate of mass 2021-04-08 14:12:06U.S. President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm after night of 2021-04-08 08:45:22Authorities in Northern Ireland sought to restore calm Thursday after Protestant and Catholic youths in Belfast hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline

French Open postponed to May 30 amid COVID-19 2021-04-08 07:08:47This year's French Open has been postponed by a week due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said o

Jim Crow 2.0 or no big deal: Here's 2021-04-08 04:00:00Georgia is now the epicentre of a heated U.S. battle over ballot access. But what exactly is in its controversial voting law? Here's a look at a bill

Myanmar's U.K. ambassador locked out of London embassy 2021-04-07 18:18:13Kyaw Zwar Minn, Myanmar's ambassador to the United Kingdom, told Reuters he was locked out of the London embassy on Wednesday, with sources saying hi

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Nike sues over 'Satan Shoes' with human blood 2021-03-29 21:10:26Nike sues an art collective over its 'Satan Shoes', produced in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X.

'Finding work feels impossible for my generation' 2021-03-29 20:58:45Young people could see rising levels of unemployment even as the crisis eases, warns Prince's Trust.

AstraZeneca vaccine - was it really worth it? 2021-03-29 20:40:38AstraZeneca has become a political football in a European blame game over its covid vaccine.

'I catch rats for a living and couldn’t 2021-03-29 20:26:38How to work your way to happiness, and break that daily grind.

Is this the future for international business deals? 2021-03-29 20:24:27A new facility has opened in Singapore where business people hold meetings in glass "bubbles".

Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is 2021-03-29 16:48:33It took almost a week to dislodge a giant container ship blocking one the world's busiest trade routes.

Historic Amazon union drive set to conclude 2021-03-29 14:12:41Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama are voting on whether to join a trade union.

Biden administration threatens tariffs on UK goods in 2021-03-29 12:53:31Ceramics, make-up and furniture could be hit amid a row over a new UK tax on tech firms.

Uyghurs: Xinjiang cotton ban is self-defeating, China tells 2021-03-29 11:42:14Western brands are facing Chinese boycotts for expressing concern over the treatment of Uyghurs.

EY drops appeal against $10.8m whistleblower payment 2021-03-29 11:22:43The professional services giant was appealing against a judge's order to pay a whistleblower $10.8m.

The cost of the Suez Canal blockage 2021-03-29 10:44:05The blocking of the canal by the Ever Given led to major disruption for the global shipping industry.

Liberty Steel bailout plea turned down 2021-03-29 08:55:35The government refuses a request for £170m to support the struggling metals group.

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Flying taxis are about to take off at 2021-04-02 20:00:00Will investors be taken for a ride?

Billionaires battle for Tribune Publishing 2021-04-02 20:00:00A bidding war is under way to wrest control of the media group from a hedge fund

Hon Hai, Apple’s biggest iPhone assembler, is eyeing 2021-04-02 20:00:00The contract manufacturer has thrived amid the pandemic, in line with its biggest customer. Now it wants to diversify

The benefits of part-time work 2021-04-02 20:00:00Happiness on just a day a week

WeWork begins a humbler second act 2021-03-31 10:56:38The refurbished flexible-office firm once again eyes a stockmarket listing

Consumer boycotts warn of trouble ahead for Western 2021-03-30 20:00:00Previous spats have blown over, but the split over Xinjiang is both more intractable and more expansive

Intel should beware of becoming a national champion 2021-03-30 20:00:00Its bet on making semiconductors in America is a big gamble

Deutschland AG’s enduring bet on Russia 2021-03-26 20:00:00German companies with Russian operations are undaunted by covid-19, a stagnating economy and sanctions

Volkswagen will catch up with Tesla 2021-03-26 20:00:00Then comes the hard part

Saudi Aramco’s profits decline—but not the dividend 2021-03-26 20:00:00Even amid a pandemic, big oil equals big pay-outs

A giant container ship accidentally blocks the Suez 2021-03-26 20:00:00The disruption to world trade could be large

Who are India’s newest billionaires? 2021-03-26 20:00:00More tycoons entered the rich list last year than ever before. Their changing profile illustrates how India Inc in changing

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