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Investors pull plug on share markets in Asia, Nikkei 225 falls 245 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in Asia fell sharply on Wednesday following large falls on Wall Street blamed on ...

Expect Indian inflation over 6%, says Reserve Bank of India deputy

NEW DELHI, India: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Michael Patra says India's retail inflation is likely to breach ...

US airports saw 2.45 million air passengers on June 24

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite weather and staffing issues resulting in travel disruptions, last week the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened ...

Nasdaq slumps nearly 3 percent in U.S. stocks sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - Disappointing economic data put an end to Wall Street's recent rally Tuesday, with all indices ...

UK body to recommend 4 to 5% pay raise for healthcare workers

LONDON, England: According to a report in the UK's Guardian newspaper, a government advisory agency, the National Health Service Pay ...

Asian stock markets gain on Chinese government move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday after China announced it would halve quarantine from 14 days ...

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Oxfam condemns G7 for leaving millions to starve

Global aid group Oxfam has eviscerated the G7 countries for pledging a pittance to fight the global food crisisThe G7 ...

UN Security Council debates Ukraine crisis

In unusual move, Ukrainian president Zelensky joined via video linkRussia does not target civilians in Ukraine and did not strike ...

Athletics activate OF Stephen Piscotty (calf) off IL

The Oakland Athletics activated outfielder Stephen Piscotty from the 10-day injured list prior to Tuesday's game against the New York ...

Cooking with 'dirty' fuels affects women's mental health

About 2.6 billion people - nearly half of the global population, most of them in Africa, Asia and central and ...

What it would take to set up an African drug discovery ecosystem

Africa has great potential for drug discovery. The continent has natural resources, indigenous knowledge and human capacity. And it has ...

How Nigeria can turn its huge cashew waste into valuable citric acid

Nigeria - the sixth largest producer of cashew nuts globally - exports more than 80% of its raw cashews primarily ...