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Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...


Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...


Vishwa Fernando adds variety to Sri Lanka: Suranga Lakhmal

London [UK], Feb 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakhmal has come out in support of Vishwa Fernando, addressing ...


TCS recognised as a global top employer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been recognised as a global top employer for the ...


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White House calls ex top FBI official a 'liar and leaker'

NEW YORK, New York - The FBI began an investigation into whether U.S. President Donald Trump was a Russian agent, ...

Police in Western Australia make arrests, seize cash and cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - An international drug ring operating in the West Australian capital of Perth has been dismantled. In ...

Trump plans to provide 'highly sensitive' nuclear technology to Saudis

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Congressional committee is exploring whether the Trump administration is planning to provide Saudi Arabia with ...

UN: Future of millions of children depend on peace agreement

The peace agreement signed by 15 warring parties in the Central African Republic has been hailed by the UN Children’s ...

U.S. president reaffirms all options open on Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan military to abandon their president, and to throw ...

Eight children, 7 women among casualties in Syria bombings

GENEVA, Switzerland - An international humanitarian and medical aid organisation operating in Syria has denounced the shelling of civilian areas ...

Asia Editorials

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The importance of being humane

Opposition parties must make a new anti-torture legislation part of their common programme ...

The Saudi-India-Pakistan triangle

New Delhi should not be overly optimistic about prying Riyadh away from Islamabad ...

Interim bailout: RBI surplus to govt

A system for sharing the RBIs surpluses with the Centre must be quickly institutionalised ...

Philippines is heading toward an authoritarian state

I will do the right thing, Maria Ressa, chief executive of the Philippine news site Rappler, told reporters as she ...

Democracy is more than voting or protests, it is engagement

For over a decade now, we have witnessed more elections and, simultaneously, less democracy. According to Bloomberg, elections have been ...

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U.S. stocks made modest gains Wednesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks made modest gains on Wednesday as investors and traders contemplated minutes of the ...


Irish and French ministers confer on post-Brexit fishing

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed met up with Jean-Yves Le Drian, the ...


Markets across Asia record solid gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Investors ansd traders in Asia were in a good mood Wednesday sending all the major indices out ...


Recovery of Dubai real estate not likely before 2022, says S&P

DUBAI, UAE - The property market in Dubai has been sinking since 2014, and is likely to remain depressed for ...


U.S. stocks close slightly ahead, dollar gives up gains

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street continued its rally on Tuesday, although gains were modest. The big action on ...


'America does not represent the world,' says Huawei chief

LONDON, UK - The founder of Huawei has hit back at U.S. criticism of his company, accusing the United States ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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