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Nearly half the world lives on less than $5.50 a day: World Bank

Washington - Despite progress in reducing extreme poverty, nearly half the world's population lives on less than $5.50 a day, ...


World's biggest book sale to kick-off Thursday in Dubai

Dubai [UAE], Oct 17 (WAM/ANI): The first-ever 'Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Dubai', the world's biggest book sale, will kick-off ...


Navy Chief inaugurates 2nd edition of Goa Maritime Symposium

Panaji (Goa) [India], Oct 16 (ANI): The second edition of the Goa Maritime Symposium (GSM) 2018, a forum towards fostering ...


Kazakhstan laborers head to South Korea for a better life

Labor migration in Central Asia is most typically associated with the region's economically weaker nations - Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. ...


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China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...

Two Filipinos join ASEAN fellows in Korean press fellowship

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Nine participants from ASEAN member-states joined in this year's Kwanhun-KPF Press Fellowship, a ...

VP Naidu arrives in Brussels for 12th ASEM Summit

Brussels [Belgium], Oct 18 (ANI): Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu arrived in Brussels on Thursday ahead of the 12th Asia-Europe ...

Cambodia's Hun Sen Aims to Dodge Trade Sanctions in Brussels Talks

In a move aimed at countering European criticism of his rule, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen arrived in Brussels on ...

Modified Cotton Could Be Human Food Source After US Green Light

WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the ...

UN Reproductive Rights Influence Family Size

GENEVA - Family size is closely linked to reproductive rights, according to the State of World Population 2018 report. The ...

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Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...

U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase opens Dublin office

DUBLIN, Ireland - Set up in San Francisco in 2012, the leading U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has revealed its ...

Ireland and Northern Ireland border a stumbling block for UK

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing off with European leaders on Wednesday in a bid to ...

Financial Supervisory Authority tells bank to get new boss

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The Danish  Financial Supervisory Authority has rejected Danske Bank's preferred CEO to replace Thomas Borgen who resigned ...

China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...

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Rift between Turkey and Saudi Arabia could unravel

The Oct. 2  disappearance  of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country’s consulate in Istanbul has put a spotlight ...


Bomb explosion at college in Russia-annexed Crimea kills 18

MOSCOW, Russia - A bomb exploded at a college in the Black Sea region of Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, leaving ...


Gunmen shoots scores of students at college in Crimean city

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Up to nineteen people are dead, many of them students, after a student at a college in ...


Khashoggi family and UNHRC want transparent investigation

GENEVA, Switzerland - The UN Human Rights High Commissioner and the family of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi have called for ...


In the elusive search for truth

Once again, the pathos of human history repeats itself. Another lot of ruthless strong men once more have their bloodied ...


Amid growing outrage, Saudi agrees to probe Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a bid to uncover the mysterious disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi - the 59-year-old Saudi journalist who ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...