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Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

Huge rally on Wall St, major indices advance more than 7%

NEW YORK, New York - The brakes came off Wall Street on Monday, as hopes that coronavirus is being defeated ...

Fruit and vegetable markets in Europe left scrambling for business

Picture a traditional English summer. For many, Wimbledon and strawberries come to mind.Since 1877, the lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, ...

Coronavirus exposed how U.S. companies undermined competitiveness

When the wealthiest country in the world is unable to produce basic medical gear to cope with a rampaging pandemic, ...

Philippines company to produce millions of facemasks per month

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Philippines - With skyrocketing demand for face masks, following a change of experts views on their ...

World Expo in Dubai likelt to be put back by year

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally requested the postponement of World Expo 2020 Dubai. The global ...

China Confirms Party Probe Into Outspoken Property Tycoon

The ruling Chinese Communist Party has confirmed it is investigating property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang after he penned an article highly ...

McConnell Sets Senate Showdown on Virus Aid Payroll Rescue

In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to swiftly pass additional ...

Stocks remain upbeat as virus cases decrease

The local bourse extended its gains on Tuesday in line with global stocks which advanced amid improved sentiment on the ...

NYC Virus Deaths Exceed 3,200, Topping Toll for 9/11 Attacks

NEW YORK - New York City's death toll from the coronavirus officially eclipsed the number of those killed at the ...

Ravens' Harbaugh concerned about cybersecurity of draft

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh is concerned about the cybersecurity of team and league data during the upcoming NFL draft, ...

Russia updates its list of 'systemically important companies

It now features over 600 firms, including McDonalds, IKEA, and PepsiCo.As the coronavirus outbreak has practically halted a major part ...

Coronavirus: Can Canada fiscally handle 'black swan' events?

The federal and provincial governments have announced massive emergency spending measures to ease the financial hardships many Canadians are facing ...

European Stock Markets Continue Long-Awaited Rally

Global markets are enjoying a second consecutive day of gains Tuesday with Europe's major indexes in positive territory in mid-morning ...

Taiwan Tells Agencies Not to Use Zoom on Security Grounds

Taiwan's cabinet has told government agencies to stop using Zoom Video Communications Inc's conferencing app, the latest blow to the ...

Macy's Finance Chief Paula Price to Step Down in May

Department store chain operator Macy's Inc said on Tuesday Chief Financial Officer Paula Price would step down from the role ...

Trump's Taliban deal questions US' credibility in Afghanistan

Washington D.C. [USA], April 7 (ANI): It came as a surprise when the Sindh High Court on April 2 overturned ...

Turkmenistan: Through the looking glass

There's good news and bad news.Turkmenistan has no coronavirus cases, at least according to the authorities. The global pandemic is ...

EU To Consider Economic Rescue Measures Amid Coronavirus Crisis

EU finance ministers are to meet by video conference to discuss an economic rescue plan for European countries worst hit ...

OPINION | Emerging markets are peering over the precipice

The financial fallout from the coronavirus is spreading rapidly and that's ugly news for many developing countries. The risk of ...

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Acting Secretary of U.S. Navy retracts abusive remarks

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Navy's acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he ...

Tajik teenager reportedly beaten into confession of twin murders

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - A 16-year-old teenager has been convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison in Tajikistan in a ...

Acquittal for Cardinal George Pell, unanimous decision of High Court

BRISBANE, Australia - All seven judges on the High Court of Australia have universally approved the quashing of the conviction ...

British PM Boris Johnson shifted to Intensive Care Unit

London [UK], April 7 (ANI): Boris Johnson was on Monday moved into Intensive Care after his COVID -19 symptoms worsened, ...

Boris Johnson hospitalised after coronavirus symptoms persist

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital in London ...

A Tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK, New York - A tiger housed at the Bronx Zoo in New York has tested positive for coronavirus, ...

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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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