Sat, 22 Jan 2022

Promise of new 5G cellular includes greater speed, more data

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Telecom companies have rolled out 5G networks in various locations across the United States over ...

Orange harvests down 3 percent, juice prices to jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said that this year's orange crop will produce a smaller yield ...

ASX slides more than two percent as Asian shares generally dive

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia fell almost across-the-board on Friday, with the biggest loser the ASX.The Australian All ...

Rising UK food costs pushing inflation to 30-year high

LONDON, England: Consumer prices in the UK have risen at their fastest rate in nearly 30 years, but experts warn ...

Ford, ADT launch antitheft technology for vehicles

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. and ADT, through a new joint venture called Canopy, are introducing two new vehicle security ...

Dow Jones falls 313 points as U.S. stock markets continue to correct

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday as the recent sell-off continued on Wall ...

Sotheby's asking $4 to $6.8 million for 555.55-carat black diamond

DUBAI, UAE: Auction house Sotheby's Dubai will sell a black 555.55-carat diamond believed to be from outer space, known as ...

At $534 million, Rome's Villa Aurora highest price ever at auction

ROME, Italy: Villa Aurora, a villa for sale in Rome with a starting price of $534 million, was expected to ...

Buyers warm to Asian stocks, major indices advance across the board

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the boil on Thursday with the major indices across the region ...

Nepali importers suffer from delayed shipments from China

LISTIKOT, Nepal Traders importing goods from China complain about the delayed shipments by Chinese authorities. The shipments supposed to reach ...

Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...

U.S. stocks crumble again, dollar edges down

NEW YORK, New York - In the face of looming interest rate hikes, U.S. stock markets continued to shed weight ...

British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...

Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...

Japanese stock markets records major falls

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday. The biggest move was the Japanese market which saw ...

UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

U.S. stocks shatter, Nasdaq loses 387 points

NEW YORK, New York - A major rise in U.S. Treasury yields and a sell-off of financial stocks rocked Wall ...

Wild boar found with swine fever in Italy, could close pork industry

PIEDMONT, Italy: Earlier this month, a case of African swine fever, which can be deadly to pigs but harmless to ...

During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

Mixed movements on Asian stock markets, greenback gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct ...

French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...

UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...

Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

Video of Child Militants Executing Nigerian Soldiers Raises Concerns

ABUJA, NIGERIA - A video released this week by the Nigerian terrorist group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) appears ...

Delhi Budget 2022-23: Will pay special attention to bringing capital's economy back on track, says Sisodia

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): The Delhi government has started working on the upcoming Delhi Budget 2022-23, said a ...

UN Chief: Avalanche of Action Needed to Stem Global Crises

NEW YORK - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the world is facing "a five-alarm fire" that requires urgent ...

Pakistan to pay China compensation for terror attack under pressure

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 21 (ANI): Pakistan under Beijing's influence is forced to pay compensation for July 2021 terror attack incident. ...

EU back in Afghanistan after Taliban takeover

A European Commission spokesperson has confirmed that the union has begun to ?re-establish a minimal presence? in AfghanistanThe European Union ...

Norway to Host Talks with Taliban on Afghan Aid and Human Rights

ISLAMABAD - Norway said Friday that Taliban delegates, Afghan civil society representatives and officials from "a number of allied countries" ...

U.S. sees no quick end to Omicron wave

HOSPITALIZATIONS PUSHED UPThe number of people hospitalized with the virus nationwide and those sick enough to require intensive care remain ...

Reliance Industries Q3 profit surges 38 per cent to Rs 20,539 crore

Mumbai [India], January 21 (ANI): Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India's largest company based on market capitalisation, on Friday said its ...

China fires up growth engines under economic "triple pressure"

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- China's year-on-year economic growth in 2021 was the best in around ...

China's Yunnan sees 7.3 pct GDP growth in 2021

© Provided by Xinhua KUNMING, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) of southwest China's Yunnan Province totaled ...

Iran rejects West's "constructed deadlines" for Vienna nuke talks

© Provided by Xinhua TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Western countries involved in the ongoing Vienna nuclear negotiations on Thursday ...

Afghanistan: People face myriad challenges, concur experts during virtual summit

London [UK], January 21 (ANI): The people in Afghanistan are facing numerous challenges - be it the drought, COVID-19, an ...

About 1 in 3 child care workers are going hungry

Of the nearly 1 million child care workers in the United States, in a recent white paper, my colleagues and ...

State Bank of Pakistan to keep its policy rate unchanged though inflation may force changes

Karachi [Pakistan], January 21 (ANI): State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is likely to keep its benchmark policy rate unchanged next ...

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Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

After becoming oldest living man, Spaniard dies at 112

LEON, Spain: Saturnino de la Fuente Garca, believed to be the world's oldest man, died on January 18 at age ...

Drones in Sweden reported over nuclear plants, palace

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Sweden's security service is investigating drone sightings reported over key Swedish sites, including nuclear plants.Sightings were reported at ...

Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

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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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