Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Business community in Ireland urged to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has begun warning businesses to start preparing for Brexit. Businesses are being urged to contact their ...

U.S. stocks trade higher, Dow gains 1.74%

NEW YORK, New York, Wall Street was upbeat on Mon day, in a good start to the week. Optimism about ...

Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...

Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...

Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...

flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

60 representatives from across Australia to attend bushfires forum

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - Bushfires and climate change will be the main topics at a national forum to ...

Report says credit card companies plan to lift commissions

NEW YORK, New York - Visa and Mastercard are planning to lift commissions on credit card transactions processed by U.S. ...

Where Ireland stands in relation to Brexit, McEntee

DUBLIN, Ireland - This week Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee briefed journalists on Ireland's position in ...

Nearly 10% of Myanmar people now lliving and working overseas

NAYPYIDAW,  Myanmar - Almost 10% of the population of Myanmar is now resident overseas. Migrant workers from the country have ...

S&P Global Ratings establishes Irish hub for Europe

DUBLIN, Ireland - One of the major international credit rating agencies S&P Global Ratings this week inaugurated their new European ...

U.S. stocks gain Friday, Dow Jones jumps 443 points

NEW YORK, New York - With a total 7.07 billion shares traded on Friday, U.S. stock  exchanges were light on ...

Amazon cancels proposal to build New York City headquarters

NEW YORK, New York - The Big Apple has lost out on its bid to host a new headquarters for ...

Airbus reports record profit despite lack of take-up of A380s

LONDON, UK - Airbus on Thursday made a shock announcement that it would cease deliveries of A380s as of 2021. ...

Smart investment moves for FY 2019-20

Pune (Maharashtra) [India] Feb 19 (ANI): With the new financial year just around the corner, investment planning is at the ...

FERA case: SC to hear ED plea against T T V Dhinakaran

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear an appeal filed by the Enforcement ...

Magnet Networks launches award winning IoT solutions in India

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): An Irish company 's technology is enabling a new way of smart living and ...

Markets continue to slide, Sensex slips 190 points in early trading

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened with a flat note on Monday but slipped into the ...

VOA Latin America Interviews Colombia's Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in ...

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U.S. president reaffirms all options open on Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan military to abandon their president, and to throw ...

Eight children, 7 women among casualties in Syria bombings

GENEVA, Switzerland - An international humanitarian and medical aid organisation operating in Syria has denounced the shelling of civilian areas ...

Days after Warsaw forum, Israel accused of 'theft' by Arab League

CAIRO, Egypt - Just days after foreign ministers from Arab nations sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...

Jeremy Corbyn disappointed with 7 breakaways

LONDON, UK - Seven Labour Party MPs have resigned from the party to form their own group with shared policies, ...

Civilians blocked from leaving as ISIS makes last ditch stand

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces ...

Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...

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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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