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Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

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 ...

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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 ...

In Togo, Voters Head to the Polls

Voters in Togo are going to the polls Saturday to cast their ballots in a presidential election.Political observers say incumbent ...

Democratic Presidential Candidates Compete in Nevada Caucus

Voters in the Western U.S. state of Nevada gather for caucuses at 250 locations Saturday to have their say in ...

Is America Ready to Elect a Gay President

WASHINGTON - Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay U.S. presidential candidate to mount a major campaign, has emerged as one ...

Eskom to provide load shedding relief this evening

Eskom will pause loadshedding at 5 p.m. today because of improved performance by its elevctricity generating units. But power cuts ...

Zimbabwe opt to bat first in one-off Bangladesh Test

Dhaka - Zimbabwe captain Craig Ervine won the toss and elected to bat first in the one-off Test against Bangladesh ...

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