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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, ...

South Africa risks losing rich insights into an ancient farming society

The remnants of a forgotten world can be found all along the Mpumalanga escarpment. You can see glimpses of it ...

Government struggling to convince banks to loan SAA billions

Government is struggling to borrow R2bn from reticent banks, with Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan saying members of his ministry ...

Kings won't be pushovers, warns Cheetahs coach

Cape Town - Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie has warned his charges to "pitch up" for the PRO14 derby against the ...

Smith set for 'robust' chats with Faf over Proteas future

Cape Town - Proteas captain Faf du Plessis is set to have a "robust" discussion with Director of Cricket (DOC) ...

Anderson crashes out of Australian Open

Cape Town - South Africa's Kevin Anderson bowed out of the Australian Open on Thursday after a second round defeat ...