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U.S. stocks make major gains as world markets rally

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were generally stronger globally on Friday as prospects brightened for a trade deal between ...

Asian Development Bank president meets top leaders in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao, at a meeting with Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Friday, ...

Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...

Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...

Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...

Africa

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Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

SAA strike will quicken its demise - business body

The decision by two labour unions to go on strike at SAA is one of the worst choices that could ...

Lombard with a win on his mind, not European Tour finale

Sun City - Zander Lombard delighted South African fans on Friday as he grabbed the lead at the halfway stage ...

DRC leader hopes to eradicate Ebola in his country by December

Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has voiced hope that the Ebola epidemic in his country would be stamped ...

Tunisia's Moderate Islamist Party Picks One of Its Own as Next PM

PARIS - Tunisia took a step forward Friday in forming a new government following rollercoaster October elections, with the moderate ...

From Africa to Peckham: how we decolonise culture by rehumanising people

It's an extraordinary collection of portraits from Nigeria and Sierra Leone taken between 1909 and 1915, when Britain was at ...