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Jack Ma toppled as China's Richest Man from world index

BEIJING, China - With a fortune of $42.5 billion, Evergrande Group owner Xu Jiayin toppled Alibaba's Jack Ma to become ...

Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

Millions of commuters impacted after German rail strike

BERLIN, Germany - Amid growing anger over an ongoing pay dispute, several German railway workers staged a four-hour long strike ...

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Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...

Spain Grapples with Surging Number of Teenage Migrants

BARCELONA, SPAIN - Slouched on a bench at a Barcelona police station, five teenagers waited patiently on a recent Friday ...

100 marathons, 100 days: A punishing run for water

From ankle-deep mud in Central Asia to the scorching heat of Australia, Mina Guli is running 100 marathons in 100 ...

UN Reaches 'Remarkable' But Vague 'Milestone' in Anti-Slavery Fight

LONDON - Anti-slavery activists on Tuesday hailed a United Nations global pact on migrants as a potential milestone in the ...

War, Hunger and A Housing Boom: Welcome to Africa's Most Crowded City

NAIROBI - Conflict, drought and floods have pushed a record number of Somalis into Mogadishu, making it Africa's most crowded ...

Greenhouse Farming Offers Lifeline for Zimbabwe's Unemployed

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - When Perpetua Muziri lost her office job, she paid a local company to put up two, 120-square-meter ...

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Ireland's Keywords Studios acquires Canada's Snowed In

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following its successful acquisition of Hollywood-based Blindlight, Irish video-gaming company Keywords Studios has now announced its latest accomplishment. Keywords r ...

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