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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 ...

ACB announces squads for Bangladesh Test, triangular series

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 20 (ANI): Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday announced the squads for the upcoming Test against Bangladesh ...

SA hockey sides qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Cape Town - The South African men and women's hockey sides have secured qualification to the 2020 Olympic Games in ...

Former Proteas' wicketkeeper breaks new ground in England

Cape Town - Former Proteas wicketkeeper Dane Villas carded a massive double century while on County Championship duty for Lancashire ...

US military launches airstrike killing al-Shabab fighter

Mogadishu [Somalia], Aug 20 (ANI): The United States military on Tuesday conducted an airstrike targeting a militant from an al-Qaeda ...

When tax planning becomes tax avoidance - experts weigh in

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants is looking into whether aggressive tax planning is ethical, even if it is ...

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