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Over 1,000 flights delayed due to Southwest Air computer glitches

DALLAS, Texas: Southwest Airlines was forced to temporarily stop operations and cancel 500 flights over "connectivity issues" on Tuesday, just ...

As machine orders jump, Japan sees sharpest rise in exports since 1980

TOKYO, Japan: Exports from Japan have registered the fastest growth since May 1980, as inoculations against the Covid infection revved ...

U.S. stocks dive on inflation fears, greenback stars on fx markets

NEW YORK, New York - Inflation fears punctured U.S. stocks on Friday with the industrial indices having their worst day ...

Study confirms U.S. vacation homes sold fast during Covid lockdown

CHICAGO, Illinois: The sales of vacation homes grew at twice the rate of other homes during the Covid pandemic.In a ...

Land Rover to test hydrogen as alternative to electric batteries

WHITLEY, Great Britain: To offer more zero-emissions car options, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will begin tests on a hydrogen fuel-cell ...

U.S. dollar in demand in Asia, stocks and bonds on the nose

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little moved on Friday as bond yields rose and the U.S. along ...

Merkel aide says government will no longer require work from home

BERLIN, Germany: Germany will end rules in June that required companies to allow employees to work from home during the ...

Flying passengers, cargo is goal of GM, Hyundai flying cars

SEOUL, South Korea: Looking to tap into the vast market potential for urban air mobility, Hyundai Motor and General Motors ...

U.S. dollar flexes muscles, tech stocks jump sharply

NEW YORK, New York - The dollar took center-stage on U.S. markets on Thursday rising sharply against a broad range ...

American Jobs Plan reportedly to yield $1.3 trillion return

RICHMOND, Virginia - As negotiations in Congress continue on a federal infrastructure package, a report out today predicts the American ...

Lebanon faces disaster as currency, economy hits bottom

BEIRUT, Lebanon: The embattled Lebanese pound has sunk to a new low of 15,300 against the US dollar in the ...

Shares in Australia and Japan weaken, as Chinese markets advance

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday, rising in China and Hong Kong Kong, but dropping ...

Starbucks takes steps to place name on U.S. sports stadium

SEATTLE, Washington: Starbucks Corp has applied to the U.S. trademark office for the right to use its name on a ...

Booming demand means no furloughs for United flight attendants

CHICAGO, Illinois: Flight attendants for United Airlines can breathe a sigh of relief as they will be recalled at the ...

Wall Street drops after Federal Reserve statement, dollar rallies

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Reserve following its two-day monetary policy meeting which concluded on Wednesday, has ...

First new auto plant in Detroit to assemble Jeeps

DETROIT, Michigan: Automaker Stellantis NV, which owns Jeep, has opened a new $1.6 billion assembly plant in Detroit for building ...

Russian drillers rejoice as oil continues to rally

The Russian oil and gas industry is profiting from the significant rise in oil prices and the uptick in global ...

Bitcoin dips below $36k amid concerns of impending death cross

The price of the world's major cryptocurrency, bitcoin, has pulled below the crucial $36,000 support level, amid global regulatory crackdowns ...

Real GDP growth likely to be 8.7 pc in FY22: Motilal Oswal

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 19 (ANI): Motilal Oswal Financial Services has projected real GDP growth of 8.7 per cent in ...

After snapping long skid, Pirates to face Indians again

If there is such thing as momentum, it's difficult to know which team might have it in their pocket Saturday ...

Report says China mulls end to childbirth restrictions

Beijing [China], June 19 (ANI): China is considering ending its limits on childbirth by 2025 after finding its population growth ...

Trump against boycotting China Winter Olympics in 2022

Washington [US], June 19 (ANI): Amid the growing calls for boycotting of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics due to "gross ...

US companies give staff a day off for Juneteenth

Companies are giving their staff off since President Joe Biden signed a bill recognising 19 June a federal holiday.Juneteenth marks ...

Kenya Raises $1 billion in oversubscribed Eurobond sale

Kenya raised $1 billion (over R14 billion) in its first Eurobond sale in two years as the East African nation ...

Pak opposition stages walkout as federal minister speaks

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 18 (ANI): As Pakistan Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar on Friday responded to the opposition's severe criticism ...

Ssquad signs multi-million-dollar deal with IBM

New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI/Mediawire): Economies the world over are in a state of rapid transformation, and the key ...

Ireland seeking compromise with US on 15% global minimum tax push

Ireland's finance minister, Paschal Donohoe, told CNBC on Friday that the nation is looking to reach a compromise over global ...

IBM collaborates with 30 organizations

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], June 18 (ANI/BusinessWire India): At VivaTech today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) CEO, Arvind Krishna announced a new partnership ...

RBI gives nod to Centrum Financial Services for SFB

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 18 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday decided to grant in-principle approval to ...

China's infertility rate increasing at faster rate

Beijing [China], June 18 (ANI): The infertility rate in China has been increasing at a much faster rate than expected, ...

Steinhoff Investment turns a profit of R3.4bn

Steinhoff Investments has reported an interim profit of R3.4 billion, from continuing operations.The company on Friday issued its reviewed interim ...

Equities indices close flat, Adani stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung between gains and losses to close at flat levels on ...

Moneycontrol Pro amongst the world's top-ranked

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 18 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Moneycontrol Pro joins the august league of world's leading publishers including The New ...

Steinhoff turns a profit of R4.7bn

Retailer Steinhoff has reported an interim profit of R4.7 billion - this follows a loss of R13.7 billion reported for ...

PUBG Mobile game returns to India

Washington [US], June 18 (ANI): Missing the chicken dinner? Then rejoice, as months of long wait for PUBG Mobile game ...

Xinhua Commentary: Why should Europe step outside shadow of U.S.

© Provided by Xinhua The rifts and mistrust between the trans-Atlantic partners concerning a series of issues, from trade to ...

US Inflation Worries, However Small, Still Roil Global Markets

WASHINGTON - The extent to which the fate of the global economy is tied to the performance of the U.S. ...

India-African continental free trade area launched

New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI/SRV Media): The AfCFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area) was launched in New Delhi at ...

Nepal's SMEs suffer badly from 2nd wave of COVID-19 pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua "The restaurant business in Thamel went through many ups and downs over the last five decades ...

Equity indices swing down, metals stocks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung lower during early hours on Friday tracking mixed global cues. ...

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Covid cases climbing in Africa; countries unprepared, says WHO

NAIROBI, Kenya: COVID-19 cases jumped over 20 percent in the past week in nearly two dozen African countries, according to ...

Critic of Apple, Amazon, Google appointed U.S. FTC chair

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Lina Khan, an antitrust researcher focused on Big Tech's massive power, was sworn in as chair of the ...

Russian law seeks to tighten control over U.S. Internet tech giants

MOSCOW, Russia: In a further tightening of its control over foreign social media platforms, the Russian parliament has passed legislation ...

Study shows 96% of doctors vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Greater than 96 percent of America's practicing physicians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the American Medical ...

Large increase in funding to enforce antitrust enforcement in new bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: With the introduction of a bill by U.S. Senators Michael Shumway Lee and Charles Ernest Grassley on June ...

Restrictions end, offices reopening in California

SACRAMENTO, California: California ended the majority of its Covid restrictions this week, with a few exceptions, such as wearing masks ...

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