Mon, 17 Dec 2018

IMF: Hard Brexit will come at a cost to UK economically

WASHINGTON DC - The International Monetary Fund believes the biggest risk to the UK economy in the near term is ...

U.S. markets join in global stocks rout

NEW YORK, New York - Investors spent Friday rattled throughout the day as stocks tumbled from the opening bell. Increasing ...

French Foreign Ministry travel alert webpage hacked, defaced

PARIS, France - The travel alert registry website operated by the French Foreign Ministry was hacked and defaced, leading to ...

Hungary: Protests enter day 4 against controversial labour laws

Budapest [Hungary], Dec 17(ANI): Leftist opposition parties and local citizens including students and trade unions took to streets for the ...

UK's May to Warn Against 'Damage' of Second Brexit Vote

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday will warn MPs against supporting a second referendum, saying it would do ...

Brussels: Police use tear gas to disperse anti-migration protestors

Brussels [Belgium], Dec 17 (ANI): Police in Brussels on Sunday used tear gas and water cannon to disperse anti-migration protestors ...

Turkey slams EU leaders for ignoring Khashoggi's death

Doha [Qatar], Dec 17 (ANI): Turkey has rebuked leaders from the European Union (EU) for ignoring slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's ...

Executive's Arrest, Security Worries Stymie Huawei's Reach

BEIJING, CHINA - While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition ...

Brexit Pressure Rises, but UK Government Says No to Second Vote

LONDON - Britain's government is not preparing for a second referendum on Brexit, ministers said on Sunday, sticking to the ...

Iranian Rial Regains Lost Value as Forex Market Returns to Stability

The Iranian rial continued its upward spiral on Saturday, pushing more and more of ordinary people to sell the US ...

Stocks Plunge to 8-month Lows on Growth Fears; J&J Nosedives

NEW YORK - Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more ...

Kasparov: Russia Increasingly Losing Its Standing On World Stage

A prominent Kremlin critic says Russia has been rapidly losing its standing on the world stage due to President Vladimir ...

EU Leaders Call for Steps to Tackle Election Disinformation

BRUSSELS - With European Union elections closing in, EU leaders are calling for measures to tackle the deliberate spread of ...

Vietnam Given Best Odds to Gain from Sino-US Trade Dispute

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - The world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, Foxconn Technology, as well as a ...

Italy Cuts Deficit Target, Hedges on Growth Forecast

MILAN - The Italian government is happy it could lower its deficit target for next year, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi ...

Swedish Parliament Again Rejects Proposed Government

STOCKHOLM - Swedish lawmakers Friday rejected proposals for caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to form a center-left government, more than ...

Rebuffed in Brussels, Wounded at Home: Brexit Turmoil Deepens for May

BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to persuade European leaders to renegotiate Britain's deal to leave the ...

Qatar Says (P)GCC Needs Reforms, Has No Teeth

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Qatar said on Saturday it remained committed to the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council but the bloc needed ...

UN climate talks inch forward, appear headed for overtime

Agreement on the fine print of the Paris climate accord drew closer on Thursday, three years after countries sealed the ...

EU leaders rebuff Theresa May's plea over Brexit deal

EU leaders rebuffed a plea by Theresa May on Thursday to help her sell her Brexit deal to parliament, warning ...

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UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts twice, sends thick ash into the sky

JAKARTA, Indonesia - One of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island - Mount Soputan erupted twice in a ...

Massive explosion at Japanese bar leaves over 40 injured

SAPPORA, Japan - More than 42 people suffered injuries in a massive explosion at a bar in the northern Japanese ...

Seven killed, three injured in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING, China - The latest in a series of tragic accidents inside a coal mine in China on Saturday, reignited ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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