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Chinese stocks jump sharply, Hong Kong index gains 665 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks rose across the board in Asia on Thursday with Chinese indices doing best.The U.S. dollar meantime ...

Warning for owners whose dogs are attacking sheep on Irish farms

DUBLIN, Ireland - An alarming number of attacks by dogs on sheep has prompted an appeal from gardai for dog ...

Washington Redskins sponsors under pressure over nickname furore

A group of investment firms and shareholders is lobbying Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to end their sponsorship agreements with the ...

Pfizer vaccine hopes lift Wall Street, Dow Jones however slips

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were mixed on Wednesday with the Dow Jones falling 77 points, ...

Two-thirds of Airbus' 15,000 job cuts to be in France and Germany

TOULOUSE, France - Airbus says it plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response ...

American companies given go-ahead to collaborate with Huawei

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare twist to Washington's long-standing restrictions on the Chinese tech giant Huawei, the Commerce Department ...

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India's Navy repatriates 687 citizens who were stranded in Iran

THOOTHUKUDI, Tamil Nadi, India - The Indian Navy Ship Jalashwa, carrying 687 stranded citizens, including two women, arrived in Tuticorin ...

Cambodia's Use of Incitement Law Chills Press Freedom

PHNOM PENH - Cambodia's use of incitement laws to jail journalists sends a threatening message to news outlets and could ...

How Extremist Groups Are Reacting to COVID-19

In Nigeria, Boko Haram's leader has called it part of the "global war" against Islam. In Iraq and Syria, Islamic ...

Pakistan's global image hit, PIA suspension in EU latest fallout

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): Pakistan's international image continues to get battered on a number of issues. Pakistanis are not ...

Why some Americans seem more 'American' than others

In the United States and many other countries, nationality is defined by a set of legal parameters. It may involve ...

Indonesia to Produce COVID Vaccine for Its Own Exclusive Use

Indonesia will be producing a coronavirus vaccine for itself due to concerns about global distribution of foreign-produced vaccines, the head ...

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