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China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

FACT CHECK: Trump and Democrats on an Incendiary Week

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an ...

Anime studio fire 'an arson attack', Japan police say

The horrifying fire at a renowned anime firm which killed dozens in Kyoto is being treated as arson and murder, ...

Maori All Blacks bounce back to beat Fiji

Rotorua - Fiji's Rugby World Cup preparations suffered a setback on Saturday when they were beaten 26-17 by a re-energised ...

Introducing Springboks #912-914

Cape Town - The long list of players to have represented the Springboks will be added to in Saturday's Rugby ...

Brave SA women's netball side edged by Australia

Cape Town - Australia needed to display all their champion quality in beating South Africa in the semi-finals of the ...

Rafael Arutyunyan to become U.S. citizen

PanARMENIAN.Net - One of UFC's best mixed martial arts fighters and a coach to champion ice skaters will be among ...

Explosion at Gas Factory in Central China Kills at Least 12

BEIJING - The death toll has risen to 12 in a gas plant explosion in central China, authorities said Saturday.Another ...

'The Lion King' opens to mild response in India

New Delhi (India), July 20 (ANI): Disney's "The Lion King" which hit theatres on Friday, opened to mild response, garnering ...

Pat Cummins looks back at 2015 Ashes series

Dubai [UAE], July 20 (ANI): As Australia and England get ready to lock horns in the upcoming Ashes series, pacer ...

Big win for SA women's water polo side over hosts South Korea

Cape Town - The South African women's water polo side put in a dominant performance in beating hosts South Korea ...

Host of SA swimmers in Day 1 action in South Korea

Cape Town - A whole host of South Africans will take to the pool in the opening day's heats of ...

Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone

Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an ...

Hong Kong's expat police become focus of protester rage

A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong's colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: A ...

Penny drops for Canada's teen queen Oleksiak

Gwangju - Canada's Penny Oleksiak insists she has finally left the "weirdness" of capturing Olympic swimming gold at the tender ...

Japan Animation Studio Chief Mourns Bright, Young Staff

KYOTO - Many victims of an arson attack on an animation studio in the western Japanese city of Kyoto were ...

Pakistan's next double game: Marriage with China, affair with US

Washington [USA], July 20 (ANI): As Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan gears up for his first high-level visit to the ...

Indians among 23 crew members on British tanker seized by Iran

Tehran [Iran], July 20 (ANI): Indian nationals are among 23 people who were onboard the UK flagged oil tanker which ...

What is at stake in the Strait of Hormuz?

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...

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UAE leads Middle East in wooing China

ABU DHABI, UAE - Whilst the United States and China are at odds, impacting the economies of both countries, as ...

U.S. dollar in sharp recovery, stocks fall

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. defied the global trend on Friday and lost ground. Markets elsewhere ...

Publishing group announces 135 new tech jobs in Waterford, Ireland

WATERFORD, Ireland - The Agora Companies, the global publishing consortium, are to increase their workforce in Ireland by the creation ...

In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...

Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...

U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...

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