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India jumps 14 notches, ranked 63rd in Ease of Doing Business

New Delhi [India], Oct 24 (ANI): India has remarkably improved in ease of doing business, reported World Bank in its ...

Huawei Mate X to go on sale at an eye-watering price

Shenzhen [China], Oct 23 (ANI): Huawei's first-ever foldable smartphone, Mate X, is finally geared up to go on sale in ...

Islamabad set to attend Afghan peace talks in Russia

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 23 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Affairs spokesperson Mohammad Faisal on Wednesday announced that Islamabad will take part in ...

UN investigator: 11 million North Koreans are undernourished

Food insecurity in North Korea is at "an alarming level", with nearly half the population of 11 million people undernourished, ...

China: US Has 'Weaponized' Visas to Target Exchanges

BEIJING - China on Wednesday accused the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuance of visas following the reported inability of ...

Petrol price cuts are now on the cards

A combination of falling oil prices and a surprise rally in the rand may ease the financial pressure on motorists ...

Hong Kong scraps extradition bill that sparked protests

PanARMENIAN.Net - Hong Kong's legislature has formally withdrawn a controversial extradition bill that has sparked months of unrest, the BBC ...

Hong Kong Legislators Formally Kill Controversial Extradition Bill

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's legislature on Wednesday formally killed the extradition bill that sparked four months of anti-government protests ...

Zuckerberg Appears in Congress as Facebook Faces Scrutiny

WASHINGTON - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is again appearing before Congress to face questions about his company's massive market power, ...

Equities remain range-bound, HCL Tech top gainer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 23 (ANI): Equity indices remained range-bound in lacklustre trading on Wednesday amid weak global cues as ...

Putin Hosts Sochi Summit As Russia Races For Influence In Africa

Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi is hosting dozens of African leaders as Moscow looks to gain an edge in ...

Russia Seeks Stronger, More Positive Ties to Africa at Sochi Summit

WASHINGTON - Dozens of African officials and business leaders will gather in Sochi, Russia, this week for a two-day summit ...

Philippines Cozies up to India, Both Wary of China

TAIPEI - The Philippines has agreed to strengthen defense ties with India, an increasingly significant Western ally in Asia, as ...

Rising son: Xander Schauffele's Japan jaunt is a family affair

Chiba - World No 8 Xander Schauffele has a lot of incentives to play well at the Zozo Championship this ...

Australians split on the level of foreign students: ANUpoll

Australians are divided over whether the nation's universities have too many foreign students, according to the Australian National University's ANUpoll, ...

Equity gauges flat on global cues, private banks suffer losses

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 23 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices remained flat on the bourses during early hours of Wednesday amid ...

China Lambasts Peter Navarro's Credibility

China has seized on an embarrassing revelation about U.S. President Donald Trump's top trade adviser to score points and toughen ...

China Plans to Replace Hong Kong Leader Lam

China is planning to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing ...

Anonymous Senior US Official Writes 'Tell-All' Book

WHITE HOUSE - A "tell-all" book is to be released next month by a person described as an anonymous senior ...

Indonesia's Muslim Groups Not Ready to Speak Out on Uyghurs

Leaders of Indonesia's two largest Muslim organizations say they are still analyzing China's treatment of Uyghurs to verify whether the ...

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Bourses across Asia mixed, U.S. dollar regains some ground

SYDNEY, NSW - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.In Japan the key Nikkei 225 index jumped 76.48 points or ...

Stocks rise in Asia, dollar remains soft

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday, with gains across the board.Helping sentiment were remarks by U.S. President ...

Sterling jumps to 1.3000, euro also gains

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound powered higher in the Asian session on Monday, and into early European trading.Sterling was ...

Facebook fencing lands suspected Strand thieves in the clink

Instead of fencing stolen loot in a dimly lit alley in the dead of night, a group of Strand robbers ...

Ayurveda Day to be celebrated on October 25

New Delhi [India, Oct 23 (ANI): The fourth Ayurveda Day is set to be organised on October 25 at National ...

Boeing's jetliner chief steps down as 737 Max crisis deepens

Boeing said Kevin McAllister is stepping down as head of its jetliner division after less than three years amid a ...

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