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World Oil Prices Help Vietnam Expand an Already Fast-Growing Economy

TAIPEI - An increase in world oil prices is helping Vietnam earn money that will quicken its already fast economic ...


ICC to crack down on sexual harassment in cricket

1:39 AM ET The ICC will aim to fast track policies to crack down on sexual harassment in cricket, with ...


Singapore Exports Growth Accelerates In September

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports grew at a faster pace in September on robust non-electronic shipments, figures from Enterprise Singapore showed ...


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Gang arrested after parental abductions sweep Australia

CANBERRA, Australia - A two year investigation by Australian Federal Police has netted a gang of four people involved in parental abductions. ...

Rift between Turkey and Saudi Arabia could unravel

The Oct. 2  disappearance  of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country’s consulate in Istanbul has put a spotlight ...

Bomb explosion at college in Russia-annexed Crimea kills 18

MOSCOW, Russia - A bomb exploded at a college in the Black Sea region of Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, leaving ...

Gunmen shoots scores of students at college in Crimean city

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Up to nineteen people are dead, many of them students, after a student at a college in ...

Khashoggi family and UNHRC want transparent investigation

GENEVA, Switzerland - The UN Human Rights High Commissioner and the family of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi have called for ...

In the elusive search for truth

Once again, the pathos of human history repeats itself. Another lot of ruthless strong men once more have their bloodied ...

Asia Pacific

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China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...

Baby on the way, Prince Harry drops bombshell

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child in the spring, ...

Japan Exports Fall for First Time Since 2016

TOKYO - Japan recorded a trade surplus for September of 139.6 billion yen ($1.2 billion), but exports fell 1.2 percent ...

Trump Criticizes California Wildfire Work, Threatens Funding

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday rekindled his criticism of California's wildfire prevention steps and threatened to withhold billions ...

Solomon Islands Logging Risks Forests

SYDNEY - The South Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands is felling its tropical forests at nearly 20 times a ...

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Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...


U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase opens Dublin office

DUBLIN, Ireland - Set up in San Francisco in 2012, the leading U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has revealed its ...


Ireland and Northern Ireland border a stumbling block for UK

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing off with European leaders on Wednesday in a bid to ...


Financial Supervisory Authority tells bank to get new boss

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The Danish  Financial Supervisory Authority has rejected Danske Bank's preferred CEO to replace Thomas Borgen who resigned ...


China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...


Winning the fight against scammers

A message pops up on your screen. It screams that your computer is at risk or has been infected by ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...