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Chinese stocks fall to 8-month low

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia fell sharply on Thursday as the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus rose to ...

Small nations dominate rankings of least corrupt countries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | COPENHAGEN, Denmark - New Zealand and Denmark have jointly been awarded the least corrupt countries in ...

Wall Street wobbles, S&P 500 finishes flat

NEW YORK, New York - Early gains on Wall Street gave way to a mixed close on Wall Street on ...

Airlines facing competition from sleeper trains

Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called "Fly Responsibly". Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly ...

Asian markets in recovery mode, U.S. dollar stars

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded on Wednesday, clawing back some of the extensive losses of a day earlier.The ...

Dense fog hits Indian capital, disrupts airport operations

NEW DELHI, India: At least five flights were diverted from the Delhi Airport due to bad weather on Wednesday morning."Five ...

Africa

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Barbaric attack in Burkina Faso leaves dozens dead

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkino Faso - (ANI/Sputnik): Thirty-six civilians were killed on Monday in an attack on a market in Sanmatenga province, ...

Thiem survives Bolt's challenge in Australian Open

Melbourne [Australia], Jan 23 (ANI): Austria's Dominic Thiem survived a second-round match in the Australian Open against Alex Bolt on ...

'Africa's richest woman' Isabel dos Santos charged with fraud

Angola's billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement during her stewardship of ...

UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

There has been much hype about a major Africa investment summit being hosted by the UK. Attended by Prime Minister ...

Ramaphosa's famous negotiating skills have failed him. Here's why

When Cyril Ramaphosa took over as president of South Africa in early 2018, there was a great deal of talk ...

Why 'too many cooks in the kitchen' could inhibit a peace deal in Libya

Libya has been deeply unstable, with outside powers providing support to rival armed factions since Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in ...