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Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire New! 2021-04-15 07:35:23DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The United Arab Emirates played a role in getting longtime Asian rivals India and Pakistan to agree to a cease-fire

France asks citizens to leave Pakistan amid violent New! 2021-04-15 07:24:42LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - The French embassy in Pakistan on Thursday advised all of its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country after a

WHO: Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths New! 2021-04-15 06:55:54GENEVA (AP) — A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remai

Antony Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop New! 2021-04-15 06:41:20KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan leaders and

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes unannounced New! 2021-04-15 06:38:56KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan to sell Biden's troop withdrawal decision.

Senior royals to skip uniforms at Prince Philip's New! 2021-04-15 05:52:35LONDON (AP) - Senior royals must wear civilian clothes to Prince Philip’s funeral, defusing potential tensions over who would be allowed to don

US troop pullout will leave behind an uncertain New! 2021-04-15 02:21:04ISLAMABAD (AP) - The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 appears to s

Biologists defy Cyprus' ethnic cleave to protect environment New! 2021-04-15 02:20:55NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - There’s something regal in the sprightly step and curious gaze of the long-horn sheep that roam the hills near Varisia, a

UN envoy: South Sudan has potential, needs to New! 2021-04-15 01:19:02UNITED NATIONS (AP) - David Shearer said Wednesday he’s leaving the top U.N. job in South Sudan convinced the world’s youngest nation has

Beijing official in Hong Kong warns against foreign New! 2021-04-15 01:01:58HONG KONG (AP) - Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong on Thursday warned foreign forces not to interfere with the “bottom line” of na

With 200,000 in 1 day, India skyrockets past New! 2021-04-15 00:44:30NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported more than 200,000 new coronavirus cases Thursday, skyrocketing past 14 million overall as an intensifying outbre

A retiring Castro to bring younger face to New! 2021-04-15 00:01:18HAVANA (AP) — This week's Communist Party congress could be the last with a Castro at the helm of Cuba's all-powerful political institution. S

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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the New! 2021-04-15 07:45:34Health officials in Nunavut reported the territory's first confirmed case of COVID-19 in weeks on Wednesday, while Yukon's top doctor said that the

Biden calls a halt to America's war in New! 2021-04-15 04:00:00Saying it was "time to end America's longest war" after two decades, U.S. President Joe Biden has announced his country's pending military withdra

George Floyd's manner of death should be 'undetermined,' New! 2021-04-14 22:35:15George Floyd died from a cardiac arrhythmia as a result of his heart disease — with drugs along with carbon monoxide poisoni

U.S. weighs next steps for Johnson & Johnson New! 2021-04-14 15:39:30U.S. health officials are weighing next steps as they investigate a handful of unusual blood clots in people who received Johnson & Johnson's COV

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-04-14 14:43:54Four Canadian provinces reported four-digit totals of new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as British Columbia saw a record number of coronavirus patients

Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in shooting 2021-04-14 14:08:34Kim Potter, a police officer in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic st

Biden announces complete U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan 2021-04-14 14:02:00U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 attacks "cannot exp

Broad missteps left Capitol Police unprepared for Jan. 2021-04-14 13:18:46A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection &

Bernie Madoff, who orchestrated largest known Ponzi scheme 2021-04-14 11:17:12Bernard "Bernie" Madoff, who was convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history, died on Wednesday in federal prison where he was s

South Korea mulls court fight over Japan's plan 2021-04-14 04:16:53South Korean President Moon Jae-in ordered officials on Wednesday to explore petitioning an international court over Japan's decision to release wate

Canadian medical students in St. Vincent pull 'all-nighters' 2021-04-14 04:00:00Claire Matlock went from handling final exams as a medical student in St. Vincent to helping people devastated by the La Soufri&eg

Summer Olympics will be different from anything we 2021-04-13 20:54:02The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in 100 days on July 23. But instead of a global spectacle, these Games will be all about restrictions and pro

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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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