Sat, 25 Jan 2020

Chinese stocks sink as investors panic over spreading virus

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in China dropped sharply on Friday as two populous cities in the country went into lockdown ...

Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...

Huanggang locks down over coronovirus threat

BEIJING, China - The authorities in Huanggang city in China have imposed a quarantine lockdown in a bid to stop ...

Small nations dominate rankings of least corrupt countries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | COPENHAGEN, Denmark - New Zealand and Denmark have jointly been awarded the least corrupt countries in ...

Airlines facing competition from sleeper trains

Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called "Fly Responsibly". Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly ...

Dense fog hits Indian capital, disrupts airport operations

NEW DELHI, India: At least five flights were diverted from the Delhi Airport due to bad weather on Wednesday morning."Five ...

Foreign investors returning to Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil has shown a marked increase in foreign investment over the last year, pushing it from sixth ...

Numsa: Telkom retrenchment plans 'an attack on workers'

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has labelled the retrenchment process initiated by Telkom last week - which ...

In the spotlight: Isabel dos Santos, Angola's 'princess'

After years of life among fellow jet-setters and the super-rich, Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos today finds herself mired in ...

EU officials signs off Brexit agreement

Brussels, [Belgium], Jan 24 (ANI): European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel signed the ...

Sasol share price rockets after update

Sasol says it is investigating the explosion which occurred last week at its Lake Charles Chemicals Project and caused to ...

Godrej Boyce trains 1.41 lakh youth across India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 24 (ANI/PRNewswire): Godrej Disha, part of the GoodGreen initiative, designed to skill underserved youth has, as ...

Gulbis giving up competitive golf after '20 season

LPGA golfer Natalie Gulbis will retire from her competitive playing career at the end of the season, she wrote in ...

Brazilian President Bolsonaro to arrive in India on 4-day visit today

New Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro will pay a four-day visit to India starting from ...

Residents Cope, Flee as Coronavirus Locks Down China's Wuhan

China's efforts to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus with a transportation lockdown are sparking confusion among residents who ...

Stocks slide as global markets fret over virus

Local stocks plummeted on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses amongst global markets due to concerns over the spread ...

ICC's CEO Manu Sawhney winds up positive meeting with PCB

Lahore [Pakistan], Jan 23 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer Manu Sawhney wound up positive and constructive meetings ...

RCEP an unbalanced trade agreement: Piyush Goyal

Davos [Switzerland], Jan 23 (ANI): The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement was an unbalanced agreement, which was not fulfilling ...

TATA Projects to execute bio-ethanol project

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 23 (ANI/PRNewswire): TATA Projects Limited, one of India's fastest-growing and most admired infrastructure companies, today announced ...

Blue Label expects earnings hike after Cell C writedown

Blue Label Telecoms [JSE:BLU] expects its earnings for the six months ended 30 November 2019 to increase by at least ...

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Top 25 roundup: Indiana pulls off upset over No. 11 Michigan St.

Center Joey Brunk and guard Al Durham made big baskets down the stretch Thursday night, lifting host Indiana to a ...

Michigan looks to avenge loss to No. 21 Illinois

Not long ago, the Michigan Wolverines were ranked in the Top 10 in the country. Suddenly, they find themselves near ...

No. 22 Arizona ready for another bout with ASU

Rivals No. 22 Arizona and Arizona State have met in back-to-back Pac-12 games. They have bookended the conference season. But ...

No. 6 Louisville hopes to stay hot against Clemson

Louisville will honor members of the school's 1975 Final Four team at halftime of Saturday's home game against Clemson at ...

Indiana uses clutch shots to upset No. 11 Michigan St.

Center Joey Brunk and guard Al Durham made big baskets down the stretch Thursday night, lifting Indiana to a 67-63 ...

A brief history of black names, from Perlie to Latasha

Most people recognize that there are first names given almost exclusively by black Americans to their children, such as Jamal ...

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