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US farms planting unplanned crops due to chemical shortages

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to persistent shortages of agricultural chemicals that threaten yields, U.S. farmers have cut back on using common ...

Northrop, Raytheon to build missile to shoot down hypersonic weapons

WASHINGTON D.C.: Raytheon Technologies and Northrop Grumman have won U.S. contracts to develop missiles to intercept hypersonic weapons.The decision means ...

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 ...

British consumers shop less as inflation reaches record highs

LONDON, England: As prices in stores throughout Britain rise, British consumers shopped less in May and also expressed less confidence ...

As first in US, driverless taxis picking up customers in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, California: General Motors' self-driving Cruise division has begun charging fares for driverless rides in San Francisco.Earlier this month, ...

Wall Street wobbles, all major indices slide, Dow drops 62 points

NEW YORK, New York - The euphoria on Wall Street of late last week was absent on Monday as all ...

May sees 10.7% surge in US home sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: In May, sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly increased, but this is expected to be temporary, as ...

Pay dispute forces British Airways' staff to OK strike vote

LONDON, England: British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport has voted to strike due to pay disputes. Amidst an already ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, Nikkei 225 jumps 379 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia rose on Monday, in a positive start to the week.The U.S. dollar was ...

Toyota reduces July global production goal by 50,000 vehicles

TOKYO, Japan: Amidst semiconductor shortages and COVID-19 parts supply disruptions, Toyota has reduced its July global production target by 50,000 ...

One-third of car sales might be electric by 2028, says analysts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Electric vehicle (EV) sales could reach 33 percent globally by 2028, and 54 percent by ...

G-7 meeting to hear bids to stop biofuel to reduce food prices

BERLIN, Germany: To prevent large increases in food prices, officials from G7 countries, including Germany and the UK, will push ...

Announcement expected this week to ban Juul e-cigarettes in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing to order Juul Labs to stop selling its e-cigarettes ...

As US average home price reaches $400,000, sales fall

WASHINGTON D.C.: As average home prices surged to a record high, reaching the $400,000 mark for the first time, and ...

Russian rouble stronger, consumer prices falling

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's consumer price index has fallen by 0.12 percent for the third consecutive week.This drop in the consumer ...

US businesses raise possible US-Taiwan free trade agreement

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan has recommended that the United States "urgently" initiate talks with Taiwan ...

US-Backed Task Force Seizes More Than $30B of Russian Oligarch Assets

washington - A multinational task force created in March as part of Western efforts to press Russia to end its ...

NATO admits it's been preparing for conflict with Russia since 2014

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that increases in deployments and military spending were done with Russia in mindNATO Secretary General ...

G7's PGII initiative unlikely to materialize: Greek scholar

© Provided by Xinhua The Partnership is aimed at countering the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and China, but is ...

Germany calculates costs of cut in Russian gas supply

Losses could amount to almost ?200 billion this year, Bild reportsThe German economy could lose 12.5% of its annual output ...

If govt permits indigenous mRNA vaccine is ready to be roll out in 72 hours - Dr Sanjay Singh , CEO Gennova

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): The company is ready to roll out India's first mRNA vaccine in ...

EU needs at least three years to replace Russian gas Fitch

Slovakia, Hungary, and the Czech Republic will be hit the hardest if Moscow cuts off supplies, according to the ratings ...

World Bank approves USD 1.03 billion to South Asia for regional trade, connectivity

Washington [US], June 29 (ANI): The World Bank on Tuesday approved USD 1.03 billion of financing to improve regional trade ...

Will Doha talks save Iranian nuclear deal?

© Provided by Xinhua Indirect talks between Iran and the United States in the Qatari capital of Doha demonstrate the ...

UK to allow food imports from Fukushima Guardian

London is lifting the ban imposed after the 2011 nuclear disasterThe UK will allow food imports from the Japanese prefecture ...

Update: Shanghai resumes dine-in services at restaurants as COVID-19 wanes

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, June 29 (Xinhua) -- China's financial hub Shanghai is gradually resuming dine-in services at restaurants ...

Japan, South Korea Leaders Meet on Sidelines of NATO Summit

Seoul - The top leaders of South Korea and Japan expressed hopes for improved bilateral relations during a brief meeting ...

Mahesh Babu, his wife meet Bill Gates in New York

New Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): Telugu star Mahesh Babu is enjoying his vacation with his wife Namrata Shirodkar and ...

EU needs at least 3 years to replace Russian gas Fitch

Slovakia, Hungary, and the Czech Republic will be hit the hardest if Moscow cuts off supplies, according to the ratings ...

How China's manufacturing hub balances GDP, carbon goals

© Provided by Xinhua GUANGZHOU, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Erected on sea water, arrays of photovoltaic panels glow in the ...

What's driving Uber's historic agreement with the TWU on gig work

Uber Australia has struck a historic agreement with the Transport Workers' Union - a statement of principles that re-regulate work ...

1970s-style stagflation now playing on central bankers' minds

"Stagflation" is an ugly word for an ugly situation - the unpleasant combination of economic stagnation and inflation.The last time ...

G-7 Countries Offer Alternative to China's Development Juggernaut

TELFS, AUSTRIA - The world's wealthiest liberal democracies say they're offering developing nations $600 billion in infrastructure funding by 2027, ...

Bank deposit growth moderated year-on-year in March, says RBI

New Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): Bank deposit growth has moderated year-on-year to 10.0 per cent in March 2022 as ...

China enjoys high-quality development in past decade

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- China's economy has grown by leaps and bounds over the past ...

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Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...

French urged to conserve energy use to prepare for winter

PARIS, France: Amidst shortages and soaring prices caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and subsequent supply cuts, the heads of ...

At this week's G7 meeting, imports of Russian gold to be banned

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at further isolating Russia economically over its invasion of ...

Myanmar military thwarts weapon transporting by PDF fighters

MAGWAY, Myanmar - At least eight resistance fighters were killed on Wednesday when junta troops intercepted a truck they were ...

Shanghai Beijing say life returning to normal after Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: As Shanghai reports no new cases of Covid for the first time in two months, Shanghai's top communist ...

To counter Chinese, US, Japan, Australia, UK create Pacific group

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has reported that the U.S., Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the UK have created an ...

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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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