Sat, 17 Nov 2018

Battery-driven and driverless vehicles to be developed by VW

WOLFSBURG, Germany - The Volkswagen Group has allocated almost €44 billion ($50 billion) for developments in electric cars, driverless cars, ...

Five-star hotels being probed by China's tourism regulator

BEIJING, China - The woes of one customer in China, have managed to provoke a nationwide investigation into five-star hotels, ...

Ofcom slaps fines on Virgin Media and EE for overcharging

LONDON, U.K. - After facing allegations of overcharging their customers, Virgin Media and EE have both been slapped with huge ...

Stocks in Asia remain listless throughout day

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks were mixed in Asia on Friday, however moves in either direction were not remarkable. Trade tensions ...

U.S. stocks make solid gains

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks bounded ahead on Thursday despite a weak opening. A report published by The ...

Japan's tech conglomerate pours in funds into WeWork

TOKYO, Japan - WeWork has announced that it has managed to secure additional funds from the Masayoshi Son-led Japanese technology ...

Facebook and Instagram using AI to spot drug dealers

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to join in America's war against the addition crisis, the world's largest social networking ...

UK crisis over Brexit hits sterling

LONDON, UK - The British pound has tumbled on foreign exchange markets after a number of ministers resigned from Prime ...

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In a bid to cater to millions of potential consumers in the region, the music ...

Asian markets get lift from talk of U.S. and China contacts

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks in Asia bounced back on Thursday after a glimmer of hope on the U.S.-China trade situation, ...

Putin see serious consequences to protectionism

ST PETERSBURG, Russia – A devastating financial crisis is looming, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin who has warned the ...

Uber loss in 3rd quarter 38% worse than 2nd quarter

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Uber has lost almost $1 billion in the third quarter. The loss for the privately-held company ...

Continued weakness in Apple shares drive U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York – Stocks in the U.S. continued weaker on Wednesday with financials taking the brunt of the ...

Reports: Jeans pioneer could be going public

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Levi Strauss & Co, which pioneered the making of jeans, may be going public for a ...

UK cabinet approval of Brexit deal a 'decisive' step

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier sounded optimistic on Thursday, although recognising that challenges still ...

Armenia's Russia-Owned Gas Operator Accused Of Tax Evasion

YEREVAN -- Tax authorities in Armenia have accused the South Caucasus country's national gas distribution company, which is owned by ...

Amnesty India calls for end to ED's 'smear campaign'

New Delhi [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Amnesty India has alleged that a deliberate attempt has been made by the government ...

Rebels set to give tough time to BJP, Cong in MP

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Disgruntled leaders of the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are gearing ...

Apple's outlook dims as suppliers worldwide sound the alarm

The bad news keeps piling up for Apple ahead of the crucial holiday season. AMS, an Austria-based maker of light ...

Inspiration behind iconic Mickey Mouse found in Japan

Washington DC, [USA] Nov 15 (ANI): A precursor to Disney's iconic Mickey Mouse has been found in Japan. A 1928 ...

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Dozens killed after bus in Zimbabwe bursts into flames

HARARE, Zimbabwe - In a horrific incident in Zimbabwe, a bus travelling in the southern part of the country exploded ...

Pot-themed products get their time in South Africa

PanARMENIAN.Net - Marijuana is getting its time in South Africa 's spotlight after being decriminalized in September, Voice of America ...

Washington Under Pressure to Ease North Korean Sanctions

WASHINGTON - Washington faces mounting pressure from China, Russia and South Korea, as well as humanitarian groups, to ease sanctions ...

Pence: US Wont Back Down in Trade Dispute

PORT MORESBY - The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double ...

YouTube stars get creative at UN, to promote tolerance

Ending intolerance means eliminating one of humanity's "dark spots," said Sukhdeep Singh Bhogal, better known as YouTube hip-hop artist and ...

Nigerian Millennials Fuel Domestic Tourism

IKOGOSI, NIGERIA - Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and ...

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