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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 ...

Prasa breaks silence on competition watchdog report

Context is everything - this is the response from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's administrator Makhosini Mgitywa, relating ...

Eskom to provide load shedding relief

Eskom will pause load shedding at 17:00 on Saturday because of improved performance by its electricity generating units. But power ...

England's Daly relishing return to No 15 against Ireland

Bagshot - Elliot Daly has no qualms about returning to fullback when England face Grand Slam-chasing Ireland in a pivotal ...

Ramaphosa: Joseph Shabalala is a 'true ambassador' for SA

The late founder of multi-award-winning vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo was a "true ambassador" for South Africa and the Zulu ...

Joe Biden claims he was arrested in SA during apartheid - report

US Presidential contender Joe Biden has controversially claimed that he was arrested in South Africa during apartheid, while trying to ...

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