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Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...

Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...

Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

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WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Thousands Fleeing Escalating Violence in Africa's Sahel Region

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says more than 700,000 people in Africa's Sahel region have fled attacks by militants ...

Turner wins SA Women's Masters on third playoff hole

San Lameer - It took three trips down the 18th in a playoff before Scotland's Jane Turner emerged victorious over ...

Dismal Proteas thrashed in opening Aussie T20

Cape Town - The Proteas, full of energy, came nowhere near beating Australia in the first T20 at the Wanderers ...

Nigeria court frees scores of Shiites

A Nigerian court on Friday freed 87 members of a pro-Iranian Shiite group accused of killing a soldier following clashes ...

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