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Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

Tourists from India, Saudi Arabia and UK flocking to Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai hosted more than eight million international overnight visitors in the first six months of this year, ...

Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

Wall Street joins in as stocks rally across world

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.Globally, stocks trended higher ...

System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

Africa

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Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

EXTRACT | Against All Odds: The epic story of the Oceanos rescue

Passengers Michael O'Mahoney and his wife Yvette had been sitting around on the floor of the lounge for what seemed ...

Shoprite profit takes a knock as strikes, poor economy hit sales

Shoprite earnings for the 2019 year was down 18.2%, as the retail group faced a "testing year".The retailer on Tuesday ...

Steinhoff shares hit new lows even after creditor deal reached

Steinhoff International Holdings NV slumped to fresh lows on Monday, even after the embattled global retailer secured a long-awaited restructuring ...

Zim to issue cash notes soon, says Finance Minister

Zimbabwe will issue new notes and coins soon to replace the country's quasi currency that was introduced three years ago ...

Harmony Gold seeks to acquire new assets amid depleting reserves

Harmony Gold is assessing the acquisition of new assets, including AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.'s last underground operation in South Africa, as ...

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