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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 ...

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq all have best one-day gain in 7 months

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks have rallied strongly with the Dow Jones adding more than 500 points. Stocks ...

Gates describes Allen as true partner and dear friend

REDMOND, Washington - Microsoft and Bill Gates have paid tribute to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who died on Monday at ...

Thousands protest Trump plans for Scotland

ABERDEEN, Scotland - A record number of people have objected to plans by the Trump Organization to build a large ...

Dublin-based gambling operator forced to repay £500,000

DUBLIN, Ireland - Online gambling operator Paddy Power Betfair has agreed to return £500,000 to impacted parties and will make ...

Nikkei 225 rebounds, adds 277.94 points or 1.25%

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks rebounded in Tokyo on Tuesday, recouping losses that had been sustained on Monday. The Nikkei 225 ...

Apple acquires music analytics company Asaii

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - With the industry shifting its focus beyond traditional mainstream artists, Apple has now announced the acquisition of ...

OYO Hotels launches project for 2020 in the U.A.E.

DUBAI, U.A.E. - In a bid to expand its footprint across the United Arab Emirates, the South Asian hospitality chain ...

146 Sears stores to close, as company files for Chapter 11

CHICAGO, Illinois - One hundred and twenty six years after the giant retailer was founded, Sears on Monday voluntarily filed ...

Trump says more tariffs on Chinese goods might be ahead

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has indicated he is not done with introducing tariffs on Chinese-produced goods. He ...

Chairman of Al Habtoor group calls for scrapping of VAT

DUBAI, UAE - One of the most influential businessmen in the United Arab Emirates has called on the government to ...

Stock indices dip across Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia were generally lower on Monday. The biggest loser was Japan's Nikkei 225. On Saturday ...

Apple pays up to $100 million for start-up Asaii

CUPERTINO, California - Axios is reporting that Apple Inc., has bought Asaii , which it describes as 'a startup that ...

Walmart on acquisition spree, buys Bare Necessities

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Strengthening its efforts to make deeper inroads into the online fashion space, Walmart has announced the acquisition ...

German MP accused of accepting bribes from Azerbaijan

PanARMENIAN.Net - Transparency International (TI) Anti-corruption Organization proposes to start investigation against Karin Strenz who is accused of accepting bribes ...

Ex-Mandela cop may recover costs of being 'framed'

The police officer mandated by then-president Nelson Mandela to head up an elite investigative unit in 1996, but who was ...

Mary Bono steps down as USA Gymnastics interim CEO

Washington DC [USA], Oct 17 (ANI): Five days after being appointed as the interim chief executive officer (CEO) of United ...

Earnings Reports Send US Stocks Higher

Major U.S. stock markets made strong gains Tuesday as strong earnings reports encouraged investors. The Dow Jones industrial average gained ...

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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 ...

Nearly half the world lives on less than $5.50 a day: World Bank

Washington - Despite progress in reducing extreme poverty, nearly half the world's population lives on less than $5.50 a day, ...

Para Asiad medallist Pramod Bhagat questions Odisha govt's ignorance

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Indian shuttler Pramod Bhagat, who had clinched a gold and bronze medal in the ...

About half of Earth's population lives on $5,5 per day

PanARMENIAN.Net - About half of Earth's population- 46% or 3,4 bn. people struggles to meet their basic needs and lives ...

World's biggest book sale to kick-off Thursday in Dubai

Dubai [UAE], Oct 17 (WAM/ANI): The first-ever 'Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Dubai', the world's biggest book sale, will kick-off ...

Vietnamese Blogger Mother Mushroom Released, Exiled to US

Vietnamese blogger and activist Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh-known by her blogger handle Me Nam, or Mother Mushroom- was freed from ...

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