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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 ...

Spike in Iran Coronavirus Cases Raises Alarm

GENEVA - The head of the World Health Organization says he fears the increase in the number of cases of ...

Double delight for South Africa's top golfers

Cape Town - Not even a two-hour delay due to dangerous weather could halt the relentless charge of South Africa's ...

Time to address Proteas record against England - Chetty

Cape Town - Trisha Chetty says South Africa will be keen to avenge past shortcomings when they meet England in ...

Ervine ton keeps Zimbabwe on par with Bangladesh

Dhaka - Skipper Craig Ervine scored a dogged century as Zimbabwe shared the honours with Bangladesh on the opening day ...

Van Niekerk revved up for vital England clash

Cape Town - Many captains would fear facing England in their ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 opener, but Dane ...

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