Fri, 17 Aug 2018

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

US Condemns Turkey's New 'Regrettable' Tariffs

The White House on Wednesday condemned Turkey for boosting tariffs on U.S. imports, the latest confrontation between the two NATO ...

Canada to Phase Out Crop Chemicals Linked to Bee Deaths

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA - The Canadian government said on Wednesday it would move to restrict use of two types of crop ...

White House Condemns Turkey's Tariffs on US Products

The White House on Wednesday condemned Turkey for boosting tariffs on U.S. imports, the latest confrontation between the two NATO ...

U.S. Welcomes Release Of Jailed Azerbaijani Opposition Leader

The U.S. State Department has welcomed the decision by an Azerbaijani court to release opposition politician Ilqar Mammadov after more ...

Cambodian Election Results Give Ruling Party Sweep of Seats

PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party has won all 125 seats in the National Assembly, official ...

Pakistan's Newly Elected Parliament Chooses Speaker

Pakistan's newly elected lower house of parliament has chosen a lawmaker from the Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) party to be ...

Malta Lets European Migrant Ship Safely Dock After 4 Days at Sea

The United Nations on Wednesday welcomed Malta's agreement to allow a European rescue ship carrying 141 migrants to dock at ...

Bulgaria is 21st in Europe Thanks to Demireva

Mirela Demireva's silver medal in high jump gave Bulgaria's 21st place in Euro 2018 athletics staging in Berlin. With one ...

Malta Lets Rescue Ship Dock after EU States Agree to Take Migrants

VALLETTA/MADRID - Malta said on Tuesday it would allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, which has been barred for four ...

EU Welcomes Release Of Jailed Azerbaijani Opposition Leader

The European Union has welcomed the decision by an Azerbaijani court to release opposition politician Ilqar Mammadov after more than ...

Erdogan Wants Boycott of US Electronics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Tuesday to boycott U.S. electronic goods in response to what he says is a ...

Russian Rights Official Visits Hunger-Striking Sentsov In Prison

MOSCOW -- A member of Russia's Presidential Advisory Council On Human Rights, Zoya Svetova, says the state of Ukrainian filmmaker ...

Disorder, Deal or Dead End: How Will Brexit Play Out

LONDON - The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, yet little is clear: There ...

Maldives: Opposition, Media Under Attack

(New York) - The Maldives government's intimidation of the political opposition and media threatens prospects for free and fair elections ...

European stocks open higher on fresh trade talks between China and the US

Bourses in Europe open higher Thursday morning following news that China has accepted an invitation from the United States to ...

German economy picks up more than expected in Q2

The German economy picked up more pace than expected in the second quarter, driven by higher household and state spending, ...

US shale growth will offset global production problems over the coming months, analysts say

The mood music in the energy market has been heavily influenced by a flurry of demand-side developments of late, with ...

DAX Edges Higher As Lira Extends Recovery

German stocks eked out modest gains on Wednesday as Turkey's lira extended its rebound for the second straight session, helping ...

FTSE 100 Slips Into Red After Inflation Data

U.K. stocks were moving lower on Wednesday after data showed U.K. inflation rose for the first time since November, a ...

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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...

U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

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