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Telestat to race Musk, Bezos to provide global internet from space

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian satellite communications company Telesat has set its sights on launching a low-earth-orbit satellite constellation to provide high-speed ...

Pirates look to continue success vs. Brewers

It's doubtful anyone is bringing back the old-time refrain of "Break up the Bucs" -- besides, Pittsburgh Pirates management pretty ...

JT Brubaker pitches Pirates past host Brewers

Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco homered Friday to back a strong start by JT Brubaker as the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates ...

Star India retains Pro Kabaddi League media rights

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 17 (ANI): Mashal Sports has successfully concluded its media rights auction for five seasons (season 8 ...

Africa cashew nut farmers not reaping benefits: UN agency

The three million African farmers who supply most of the world's cashew nuts aren't cashing in on the booming demand ...

Business process outsourcing: an island of hope for jobs?

South Africa has been voted the most favoured offshore Business Process Outsourcing destination in 2021, according to the annual

SpiceJet aircraft windshield crack, diverted to Zaydhan

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 16 (ANI): A SpiceJet aircraft was diverted to Zaydhan in Iran after its side windshield ...

Asian markets rise after record China growth, Wall St surge

Asian markets rose Friday as record Chinese economic growth reaffirmed the country's strong recovery.Officials in Beijing said the world's second-biggest ...

Yankees, Rays renew rivalry in weekend series

While there will be attention on a hostile rivalry involving inside pitches and hit batters, the New York Yankees and ...

Does US Economic Stimulus Boost the Global Economy

The United States has poured trillions of dollars into its economy during the pandemic, and if President Joe Biden has ...

IEA: Goodbye oil glut thanks to OPEC+ and recovery

A glut in global oil markets is being worked off as the world economy begins to recover from the Covid-19 ...

Kganyago sees room to keep rates low

The South African Reserve Bank is likely to maintain its accommodative monetary policy stance to support the economy for as ...

US Unemployment Benefit Claims Drop to Lowest Level in Over a Year

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment compensation claims dropped last week to their lowest level in more than a year, the Labor ...

Asian markets mixed as traders stuggle to build on rally

Markets were mixed in Asia on Thursday as investors put the brakes on a recent rally.After hitting a series of ...

Stock markets mostly higher, oil drops

Stock markets mostly rose Thursday, supported by a strong start to the US earnings season.The dollar traded mixed against its ...

Blinken in Afghanistan to Sell Biden Troop Withdrawal

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan ...

French nationals in Pakistan ignore embassy warning to leave

Many French nationals have chosen to remain in Pakistan despite a warning from the embassy in Islamabad to leave, after ...

French nationals in Pakistan refuse embassy call to leave

Islamabad (AFP)The French community in Pakistan is torn between disbelief, fear and annoyance in reaction to their embassy's call for ...

Malawi farmers begin to bounce back after banana blight

Masauko Maulidi looks out on his banana fields, content that he is finally back in action as a banana farmer ...

JOHN QUIGGIN: The end of the zombies: Inflation targeting

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, outdated "zombie" economic policies require fundamental rethinking, writes Professor John Quiggin.THE ECONOMIC CRISIS ...

World Bank gives Zambia 225,000 USD for ecosystem evaluation program

LUSAKA, April 17 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank has approved the extension of 225,000 U.S. dollar-technical assistance to Zambia to ...

Economic Watch: Global demand recovery brightens European economic outlook

FRANKFURT, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Despite the German government trying to tighten nationwide restrictions amid a recent surge of COVID-19 ...

J.T. Brubaker pitches Pirates past host Brewers

Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco homered Friday to back a strong start by J.T. Brubaker as the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates ...

Turkey Bans Cryptocurrency Use for Payments

The Turkish central bank (also known as CBRT or TCMB) has issued "Regulation on the Disuse of Crypto Assets in ...

European Commission supports digital euro project

BRUSSELS, April 16 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission is backing the digital euro project proposed by the European Central Bank ...

China's central bank to double down on green finance

BEIJING, April 16 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank will take a slew of measures to improve its support for green ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, April 16

WASHINGTON -- China's continuing reforms towards high-quality, sustainable, and balanced growth can help curb carbon emissions, International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

Asian-American businesses hit hard amid COVID-19: media

BEIJING, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Asian-owned businesses in the United States have suffered heavy losses amid the COVID-19 pandemic mainly ...

Potloc CEO Tops 2021 Forbes Under 30 List of Young Tech Leaders

Potloc CEO Tops 2021 Forbes Under 30 List of Young Tech LeadersMontreal, Canada - April 12, 2021 - Rodolphe Barrere, ...

Denmark's central bank offers 0% bullet bond

Denmark's central bank offers 0% bullet bond Yahoo Finance ...

Financial Services Global Market Report 2021- COVID-19 Impact And Recovery To 2030

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Abu Dhabi Global Market establishes ADGM Authority

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Vietnam - the World Bank group is asking duane morris about public procurement

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Singapores Central Bank Warns Crypto Certainly Not Suitable for Retail Investors

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Royal family's visits to Quebec were met with cheers at times, protests at others

Royal family's visits to Quebec were met with cheers at times, protests at others CTV News Montreal ...

3 People Rescued From Giant Tank At Homestead Fish Farm CBS Miami

Three people were hospitalized on Tuesday after being rescued from a large fish tank at a Homestead business. ...

What Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase earnings say about Q1 mortgage volume Mortgage News

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Coinbase, JPMorgan Chase, ConocoPhillips- What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

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Kalyalyas World Bank appointment has shamed his haters Zambia Diggers!

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Brewers strike early, Brett Anderson mows down Pirates

Brett Anderson pitched seven sharp innings and the host Milwaukee Brewers scored five times with two outs in the first ...

Panthers earn key victory over rival Lightning, 5-3

Frank Vatrano tallied his team-leading sixth game-winning goal as the Florida Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning and league top ...

Hurricanes come alive late to top Predators

Jani Hakanpaa scored a tie-breaking goal in the third period in just his second game with the Carolina Hurricanes in ...

Malcolm Subban, Blackhawks shut out Red Wings

Patrick Kane collected a goal and an assist and Malcolm Subban turned aside all 29 shots he faced to lift ...

Oilers too much for weary Flames, 3-0

Tyson Barrie collected one goal and one assist and goaltender Mike Smith recorded the shutout to give the visiting Edmonton ...

Salvador Perez's 7th-inning HR wins it for Royals in nightcap

Salvador Perez hit a walk-off home run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to help the ...

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