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Nepalis evacuated from virus-hit Wuhan test negative for 'Covid-19'

Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb 19 (ANI): Nepali citizens who have been evacuated from China's Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus ...


Bangladesh to appoint new ODI skipper after series against Zimbabwe

London [UK], Feb 19 (ANI): Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan on Wednesday confirmed that the side would be ...


Luyungan IP school to launch 'food sufficiency' project

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Feb. 19 (PIA) -- The Luyungan Indigenous Peoples High School (LIPHS) will launch on February 26 its ...


Sterlite Tech bags Rs 1,500 crore new order bookings

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Data networks innovator Sterlite Technologies Ltd said on Wednesday it has added new orders ...


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Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, euro trades at 3-year low

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were broadly higher in Asia Wednesday, although in mainland China indices remained flat.The Chinese government's approach ...

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

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Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...

WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel examines another of the many concerning aspects of the child sexual abuse case against Cardinal George Pell.This ...

NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

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U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...


Vessel carrying soybean shipment at Karachi port to be shifted

Karachi [Pakistan], Feb 20 (ANI): A vessel carrying a soybean shipment will be shifted from Karachi Port to Port Qasim, ...


Sindh Health Department issues advisory on soybean dust allergy

Karachi [Pakistan], Feb 20 (ANI): The Sindh Health Department on Wednesday issued an advisory on soybean dust allergy based on ...


Yediyurappa condoles death of Rear Admiral BR Vasanth

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday expressed deep condolence over the death of 1971 ...


EU trade Chief Downbeat on China Accord, Other Asian Deals

BRUSSELS - A planned EU-China investment agreement looks unlikely to be struck by September as planned because of the coronavirus ...


Embassy of Japan pledges continuous support for BARMM

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 19 (PIA) -- Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Japan Yamamoto Yasushi has ...


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