Wed, 12 Dec 2018

Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

Millions of commuters impacted after German rail strike

BERLIN, Germany - Amid growing anger over an ongoing pay dispute, several German railway workers staged a four-hour long strike ...

RBI Governor quits citing personal reasons amid ongoing rift

NEW DELHI, India - At a time when the country's central bank is engaged in a prolonged rift with the ...

Nissan and ousted chairman Ghosn formally charged in Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan - In a move that allowed Japanese prosecutors to keep Carlos Ghosn in detention until December 30, the ...

China court imposes injunctions of some iPhone sales

BEIJING, China - A court in China has issued a nationwide ban on the sales and marketing of a range ...

Late gains boost Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks bounced back from fierce selling earlier in the day, to finish in the ...

Sellers out in force on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Sellers continued to pound stocks in Asia on Monday. In Tokyo, Japanese stocks dived after third-quarter GDP ...

Mired in scandals, Facebook plans to buyback more stock

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As it attempts to emerge from the recent stock slump, the world's largest social media company, Facebook ...

Apple buys Platoon to further boost its music business

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to further boost its music business, Apple has confirmed its purchase of a small ...

Qatari emir to be absent from GCC summit despite invitation

DOHA, Qatar – What could have started a thawing of the ice in relations between Qatar and its Arab neighbours, ...

China chastises Canada, demands release of Meng Wanzhou

BEIJING, China - Relations between China and Canada worsened over the weekend as the fallout over the arrest of Huawei ...

As Finances Improve, Greece Scraps Pension Cuts

ATHENS - Greece's parliament on Tuesday voted to scrap plans to cut state pensions, in a motion led by the ...

US Intelligence Official: China's Hacking Against US on the Rise

NEW YORK - A senior U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday that Chinese cyber activity in the United States had ...

Global Stocks Buoyed by US-China Trade Talks

LONDON - Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China ...

Ecogreen Energy appoints Vishal Gupta as new chief executive officer

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (NewsVoir): Ecogreen Energy, a subsidiary of Singapore listed CJE group, the global leaders in waste ...

Disney Again Makes History with Earning Above $7B for 2018

LOS ANGELES - Walt Disney Studios is again ending the year on a high note, posting more than $7 billion ...

Economist Surjit Bhalla resigns from PM's Economic Advisory Council

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Economist Dr Surjit S Bhalla on Tuesday announced that he has resigned as a ...

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Brazil Green Groups Prepare Climate-Change Contingency Plan

KATOWICE, POLAND - With its wooden walls and posters on protecting forests and fauna, Brazil's pavilion at the U.N. climate ...

US Demands Answers from Cuba on Imprisoned Dissidents

The Trump administration is demanding answers from Cuba about eight detainees it says are political prisoners held by the communist ...

Ruling Offers Hope Central American Kids With Parents in US

A federal judge this week dismissed most of a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its cancellation last year of ...

Defense Minister: One Killed in Venezuela Illegal Mining Clash

CARACAS - A member of Venezuela's Pemon indigenous group was killed during a 'confrontation' last Saturday with security forces attempting ...

Chile's Pine Forests: A Botanical Dinosaur Bound for Extinction

QUINQUEN, CHILE - In Quinquen, an indigenous community in southern Chile, Ricardo Melinir shows off a forest of Chilean pine ...

Former Honduran Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges in US

MEXICO CITY - A former Honduran lawmaker who pleaded guilty to drug trafficking conspiracy and violence charges in a United ...

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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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