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IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Millions of commuters impacted after German rail strike

BERLIN, Germany - Amid growing anger over an ongoing pay dispute, several German railway workers staged a four-hour long strike ...

Dublin ranks world's top large city for FDI

DUBLIN, Ireland - FDI Intelligence has released its latest report on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world, ranking Dublin ...

Mired in scandals, Facebook plans to buyback more stock

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As it attempts to emerge from the recent stock slump, the world's largest social media company, Facebook ...

'Sentsov Has Won,' Cousin Tells Sakharov Prize Ceremony

The European Parliament has awarded imprisoned Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov its 2018 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. "Thanks ...

Polish PM Seeks Confidence Vote in Parliament

WARSAW - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has asked in parliament for a confidence vote on his own government, saying ...

Iran welcomes Armenia parliamentary elections

PanARMENIAN.Net - Iran 's Foreign Minister spokesman Bahram Ghasemi welcomed the recent parliamentary elections in Armenia , expressing hope that ...

Brexit deal can't be renegotiated: EU leaders

Berlin/Brussels [Germany/Belgium], Dec 12 (ANI): The leaders of the European Union (EU) on Tuesday clearly said that the United Kingdom's ...

As Finances Improve, Greece Scraps Pension Cuts

ATHENS - Greece's parliament on Tuesday voted to scrap plans to cut state pensions, in a motion led by the ...

Will respect what ICJ decides: Ex-Italy PM on Italian marines case

New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said that both India and Italy have to ...

Macron's Concessions Set to Blow Out French Deficit

PARIS - France will overshoot the European Union's budget deficit ceiling next year without deeper spending cuts after President Emmanuel ...

Brexit Sparks Exasperation in Brussels, Despair in London

LONDON - Britain has long prided itself on having strong and stable governments. But Brexit has fractured political parties, making ...

Turkey Pledges EU Reforms as Rights Concerns Linger

ISTANBUL - Turkish ministers are pledging to speed up judicial reforms as Ankara tries to get its European Union membership ...

Human Rights Day Shines Unwelcome Spotlight On Tajikistan

As the world marked the 70th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, Tajikistan's government ...

Global Stocks Buoyed by US-China Trade Talks

LONDON - Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China ...

EU Will 'Follow Closely' French Deficit after Macron Measures

STRASBOURG, FRANCE - EU economics affairs commissioner Pierre Moscovici on Tuesday said Brussels will keep close watch over France's new ...

No room for renegotiation: EC President on Brexit

Brussels [Belgium], Dec 11 (ANI): European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday said that there is "no room for ...

EU Ambassador opens India's first CoE at MAHE

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): India's first Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence established by the European Union was inaugurated ...

Armenia not striving to join NATO, Pashinyan says

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia is a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization ( CSTO ) and does not seek to ...

EU Survey: European Jews Feel Under Threat, Think of Emigrating

BRUSSELS - More than one in three European Jews have considered emigrating over the past five years because they no ...

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Faced with leadership challenge, May to fight for her job

LONDON, U.K. - Conservative lawmakers in the U.K. triggered a leadership challenge against the country's Prime Minister Theresa May on ...

French police continue hunt for Strasbourg shooting suspect

STRASBOURG, France - A day after the shocking shooting at the world renowned Strasbourg Christmas market in France, the manhunt ...

Shooting in Brazil: Gunman opens fire at Catholic cathedral

SAO PAULO, Brazil - In one of the worst mass shootings in Brazil's recent history, a gunman opened fire inside ...

Time magazine pays tribute to Khashoggi and colleagues

  NEW YORK, New York - The stout man with the gray goatee and the gentle demeanor dared to disagree ...

Strasbourg shooting: Two killed, 11 seriously injured

PARIS, France - In a shocking shooting incident that led to the entire eastern French city of Strasbourg to be ...

Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...

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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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