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World stock markets shatter, Nasdaq loses 355 points

NEW YORK, New York - World stock markets shattered on Monday. Dramatic falls were sparked firstly in Asia when the ...

Board diversity goes beyond recuiting women

Several European countries - including Norway, Germany, Finland, France ...

Government instability in Malaysia rocks Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Dramatic political events in Malaysia, and a widening of coronavirus cases and deaths beyond China put the ...

Multi-billion dollar settlement lets Wells Fargo off the hook

Wells Fargo Bank is to pay $3 billion, which includes $500 million to be distributed to investors, to settle potential ...

Human rights defender in Yemen whose son was shot to death is honored

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Yemeni lawyer won the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for 2020 in recognition of her efforts to ...

Economists Call for Restructuring Lebanon's Public Debt

AMMAN, JORDAN - Lebanon is engulfed in a crippling financial crisis as the government seeks support from an International Monetary ...

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Racial minorities get behind Sanders in Nevada

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) posted a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday, cementing his status as ...

Quitting School Means Less Pay in One's Pocket, Research Shows

College students who don't complete their degree programs might jeopardize their earning power, meaning there's less money to repay their ...

Preserving Black History in America, A Life's Work

WASHINGTON - Tourists walk through an old Victorian-style row house in Washington's most historic African American neighborhood. As they move ...

How the Mediterranean diet became No. 1 - and why that's a problem

The Mediterranean diet was voted by a panel of 25 health and nutrition professionals as the best diet for 2020. ...

Tanzanian Journalist Critical of President Freed From Prison

DAR ES SALAAM - A Tanzanian judge ordered the release of investigative journalist Erick Kabendera, who was jailed last year ...

Libya's warring sides propose draft ceasefire deal: UN

Libya's warring sides have proposed a draft ceasefire agreement that would see the United Nations monitor the safe return of ...