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Financials lead the surge on the JSE

The JSE advanced on Tuesday mainly on the back of a rally led by the financials index which rose on ...

Perspectives | Civic tech activism vs. digital authoritarianism

CommentaryA game of cat-and-mouse over control of digital technology is underway across the post-Soviet region, with a new generation of ...

78 Dead in Nepal as Flooding Wreaks Havoc in South Asia

GAUHATI, INDIA - Monsoon flooding and landslides continued to cause havoc in South Asia on Tuesday, with the death toll ...

Toll system cannot be ended, says Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): The toll system cannot be ended and the people will have to pay if they ...

SA rugby should not ditch Super Rugby - Cheetahs coach

Cape Town - Playing in Europe may seem a lucrative and viable option, but South Africa should always aim to ...

DOTr, Sumitomo sign contract for Package 3 of Tutuban-Malolos railway

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, July 16 (PIA) -- Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Sumitomo Corporation signed Tuesday Package 3 of ...

Jailed Kyrgyz Rights Activist's Latest Retrial Postponed

BISHKEK -- The second retrial of Kyrgyzstan's jailed ethnic Uzbek human rights activist Azimjan Askarov has been moved from July ...

Dark horse Harding ready to spring an Open surprise

Cape Town - South Africa's Justin Harding will be looking to establish himself as another genuine contender when he makes ...

Sensex closes above 39,000 mark, Yes Bank gains 14 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 16 (ANI): Equity traded with a positive bias on Tuesday as investors shrugged off trade data ...

Sensex crosses 39,000 mark, metal and PSU banks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 16 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded slightly higher during early hours on Tuesday as traders awaited ...

Malaysia Takes Back $243M from Chinese Firm over Canceled Pipelines

Malaysia has taken back more than U.S. $243 million from a Chinese state company to cover the portion of gas ...

UN: Global Hunger Stable, But Obesity on Rise

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says more than 820 million people around the world are hungry, while at same ...

Steinhoff crushed resources rally

US markets rallied on Friday pushing equity markets into record territory levels. The momentum continued to favour the bulls on ...

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Abe

Barcelona - Barcelona announced on Monday they had completed the signing of young Japan winger Hiroki Abe from the Kashima ...

Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia

More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh ...

Tahar Rahim to star in drama series 'The Serpent'

Washington D.C. [USA], July 15 (ANI): Actor Tahar Rahim is all set to play French serial killer Charles Sobhraj in ...

Hockey India announces 14 women players for defenders training camp

New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Hockey India announced 14 women players for the defenders training camp under the supervision ...

Monsoon Rains LeaveDozens Dead Across South Asia

Reuters contributed to this report.NEW DELHI - At least eight people were killed when a house collapsed in northern India ...

Infosys lifts Sensex 160 points, Nifty closes below 11,600

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 15 (ANI): Equities witnessed a lacklustre trading session on Monday but the rally in Infosys drove ...

Last Lunar Eclipse of Year Falls on Apollo Anniversary

The last lunar eclipse of the year will take place this week, allowing stargazers from large swathes of the globe ...

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Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...

RCSI and Stryker to work together on digital health solutions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Stryker on Monday announced the opening of its Digital Platform Services Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, ...

U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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