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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 ...

'I'm here 24/7': Rohingya youths share their stories on social media

When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm ...

Foreigners arrested with ivory bracelets at Kenyan airport

A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya's international airport for wearing ...

Murderers of Bangladeshi shop owners in Newcastle convicted

Immigrant shopkeepers in Osizweni, Newcastle, say they are relieved that two men have been convicted of murdering two Bangladeshi businessmen ...

Steve Smith ruled out of 3rd Ashes Test

London - Australia's star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday after ...

World Rugby's No 1 ranking beckons for Ireland

Cape Town - Ireland will jump to the top of the World Rugby rankings if they beat England in their ...

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