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Asia takes cue from Wall Street, stocks tumble

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a red letter day on Thursday on Asian stock markets with all the major ...

Facebook profit in fourth quarter rises 53% to $11.2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Facebook's profits surged in the final three months of last year as people enduring the holidays ...

Wall Street hits the skids, Nasdaq drops more than 350 points

NEW YORK, New York - Covering for short-selling saw some shares jump sharply on American stock exchanges on Wednesday, but ...

Global economy expected to perform strongly, says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy is projected to grow by 5.5 per ...

Lower iron ore prices hit Australian stock market, Nikkei 225 rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.Japan's Nikkei 225 eked out a small gain despite concerns ...

IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

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Covid-19 kills two more Zimbabwean government ministers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

Covid-19: African Union secures additional 400 million vaccine doses

The African Union has secured another 400 million doses of vaccines.This comes after it managed to secure some 270 million ...

Belgarion the favourite heading into this weekend's Met at Kenilworth

Belgarion, victor last year of the famous Durban July, is the bookies' favourite at 22/10 to win the other race ...

Gavin Hunt: "We're missing our fans"

Kaizer Chiefs head coach Gavin Hunt on Thursday admitted that his side were missing its fans and playing in packed ...

Abu Dhabi T10 opener is going to be a blockbuster: Parnell

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 28 (ANI): Ahead of the first game of the Abu Dhabi T10 between Northern Warriors and ...