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U.S. stock markets in decline, Nasdaq loses 65 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Friday while the U.S. dollar strengthened.Stocks had dropped earlier when it ...

79,000 farmers in Ireland eligible for government payments

DUBLIN, Ireland - Payments worth 168.5 million euro have begun to be paid out this week under the 2019 Areas ...

Stocks in Asia make gains, pound continues rally

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were positive but moves were unremarkable on Asian stock exchanges on Friday.Japan's Nikkei 225 added 34.64 ...

Uncertainty of the trade war is slowing global growth, says former Fed

Uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is hitting global growth, and that could be driving the slowdown more than the ...

Buyers and sellers sidelined on Wall Street Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street saw buyers and sellers sidelined on Thursday, with little movement in shares in ...

San Francisco-based company opens new EMEA headquarters in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nitro, a global company specialising in document productivity solutions, has opened a new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.Centrally ...

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Rights Groups Urge Release of Journalists in Eritrea

In 2002, newspaper editor Aaron Berhane fled his home country of Eritrea for security reasons, after his paper criticized the ...

Cameroon Courts Paralyzed as Lawyers Strike Over HumanRights Violation

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon's law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats ...

Pretoria mall evacuated after bomb threat

PRETORIA, South Africa - Brooklyn police say they have arrested a man for making a bomb threat at the Menlyn ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

South Africa Declares 'Femicide' a National Crisis

JOHANNESBURG - The South African government has declared gender-based violence a national crisis.According to a new government report, a woman ...

Tunisia Islamist party throws weight behind vote frontrunner

Tunisia's influential Islamist-inspired party Ennahdha said Friday it will support law professor and political outsider Kais Saied in a presidential ...

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