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Some in U.S. expecting worst job losses since World War II

WASHINGTON, DC - A staggering 10 million US workers have lost their jobs in the second half of March as ...

Chinese markets rally, elsewhere stocks fall

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday with good gains being made by markets in China, while ...

City in Philippines recruits sewers to produce masks

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines April 2 (PIA6) -- Hitting two birds with one stone, the local government of Philippines city Bacolod, ...

Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as ...

Japan's key index drops 4.50%, Asian markets otherwise mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed sharply lower on Wednesday, except for Australia where the major index made ...

Companies in Ireland win financial backing from European Commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The European Commission on Tuesday approved a €200 million support package for Irish companies impacted by the ...

Chinese economic data boosts Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging economic data out of China provided a boost to Chinese share markets on Tuesday, b ut ...

U.S. government may take equity in airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. airlines set to receive $25 billion in an initial tranche from the Federal Government may not ...

After a long day of lockdown, how 'essential' is a drink?

Some countries have banned alcohol, others say liquor shops are essential services, and one top official even suggested a tipple ...

How internet shutdowns have affected the lives of millions of Ethiopians

The people of Wollega province in the western part of Ethiopia did not have access to the internet from January ...

Bloodbath continues as plummeting rand weakens more than 2%

The rand reached a new all-time low against the US dollar on Thursday, as investors flocked to safe haven assets ...

Facebook launches Messenger app for desktop to rival Zoom

California [USA], April 2 (ANI): Facebook announced today a dedicated Messenger app for desktop to help users connect easily via ...

Kraft's aircraft picks up 1.2M masks from China

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft arranged for the team plane to transport 1.2 million masks from China to Massachusetts, ...

Sindh HC reduces penalty of accused in Daniel Pearl murder case

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 2 (ANI): The Sindh High Court on Thursday reduced the death sentence awarded to the main accused ...

Coronavirus, oil prices push Kazakhstan toward recession

The government in Kazakhstan has, in the light of the unfolding coronavirus pandemic and the concomitant fall in global oil ...

UPDATE: Bloodbath continues as plummeting rand weakens more than 2%

The rand reached a new all-time low against the US dollar on Thursday, as investors flocked to safe haven assets ...

Record 6.65 Million US Workers Make New Jobless Benefit Claims

WASHINGTON - A record 6.65 million U.S workers filed for unemployment compensation last week as businesses large and small shut ...

US jobless claims doubled to record 6.65 million last week

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits more than doubled to a second straight record as the coronavirus widened ...

Insider trading by members of Congress may be difficult to prove

Recent allegations regarding stock trading by members of Congress in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic have raised calls for ...

Rand plumbs new lows on fears of global recession, Moody's downgrade

The rand has reached a new all-time low against the US dollar, as investors flock to safe haven assets amid ...

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Some in U.S. expecting worst job losses since World War II

WASHINGTON, DC - A staggering 10 million US workers have lost their jobs in the second half of March as ...

France death toll from coronavirus reaches 4,032

Paris [France], Apr 02 (Sputnik/ANI): France has registered 4,032 coronavirus-related deaths in the hospitals across the country since the epidemic ...

United Nations to concider coronavirus resolutions

UNITED NATIONS - How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members ...

European leaders disagree on Covid-19 strategy

European leaders are struggling to agree on how to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Their most recent disagreements are undermining European ...

U.S. coronavirus death toll increased to 3,415

Washington [US], April 01 (Sputnik/ANI): The death toll from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States has increased to ...

U.S. accepts help from Russia in fight against coronavirus

Moscow has the biological strains that Washington needs to create a vaccine against its 2020's uninvited guest.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

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