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Toyota issues stop driving order for BZ4X electric SUV

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has advised the owners of its BZ4X electric SUV to stop driving their vehicles and return them ...

U.S. to sue Google, claiming antitrust violations in ad sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S.Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to sue Google as soon as next month, claiming that the ...

Stocks in Asia tread water, Japan's Nikkei 225 the only winner

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan surged on Friday as investors and traders returned to their desks after a ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...

U.S. stocks fail to find direction, Nasdaq slips 75 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed mixed the world over Thursday as investors struggled to get a clear picture ...

Flight cancellations, delays continue to plague US airlines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In another frustrating day for U.S. travelers, on the morning of August 9, 153 flights ...

Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...

Stock markets rally across Asia, the exception Japan's Nikkei 225

SYDNEY, NSW, 2000 - Stocks in Asia, with the exception of Japan, rallied on Thursday following the release of July ...

Calif. drinking water, irrigation harmed as saltwater enters rivers

LOS ANGELES, California: Since early May, Charlie Hamilton has not irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River, despite ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

U.S. stocks surge, dollar crumbles on CPI data, Nasdaq Composite up 2.89%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Wednesday despite the latest reading that inflation in the United ...

Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...

Asian stocks in retreat, Nikkei 225 and Hang Seng fare worst

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks traded lower in Asia on Wednesday. Technology stocks were the hardest hit, and the exchange ...

Home grocery deliveries fall in U.S. due to increase in food costs

WASHINGTON D.C.: As prices for food and other basic staples are rising, U.S. demand for grocery deliveries is cooling, with ...

Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

U.S. stocks on the defensive, Nasdaq slips 151 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell Tuesday, with broad-based losses across the board. The technology sector, however, wore ...

Survey of economists says 2022 Turkey deficit could grow to $40.2 bln

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey's current accounts are expected to record a deficit of $3.4 billion in June and end the year ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 249 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed Tuesday while in the Pacific, markets rose. The scene mirrored events ...

Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

U.S. stocks start week on mixed note, Nasdaq Composite loses 13 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as investors fret about CPI data due to be ...

Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

$9 billion wind farm to be built in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: Dominion Energy Virginia has received state approval to build an enormous offshore wind farm off the coast of ...

Asian stock markets rack up modest gains, losses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday, but gains and losses were modest.There is concern the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

China's Xi Jinping plans to meet US President Biden in November

Beijing [China], August 13 (ANI): Chinese officials are planning for President Xi Jinping to visit Southeast Asian nations and meet ...

Congress OKs Democrats' Climate, Tax, Health Bill, a Biden Triumph

washington - A divided Congress gave final approval Friday to Democrats' flagship climate, tax and health care bill, handing President ...

Modi govt working to boost employment creators: Jaishankar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 12 (ANI): The central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working to boost employment ...

Retail inflation falls to 5-month low of 6.71 per cent in July

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): India's headline retail inflation fell to 6.71 per cent in July, the lowest level ...

SC notice to Centre, RBI on plea seeking creation of centralised online database for unclaimed funds

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre, Reserve Bank of India ...

Sensex closes 130 points higher; Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, NTPC surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 12 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex closed 130 points higher in a choppy session ...

United endeavors deliver progress in modernization journey

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Chen Wukan, a shop owner in the picturesque Pengdong Village in ...

Amit Burman steps down as chairman of Dabur India

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): FMCG firm Dabur India Limited on Friday said Amit Burman has stepped down as ...

US tax collector prepares new agents to use deadly force

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) quietly edited an online job listing which said new hires must be willing to shoot ...

US Gas Prices Lowest in 5 Months

DALLAS - Gasoline prices have dipped to their lowest in more than five months - good news for consumers who ...

Indian stocks decline in early trade, July inflation data in focus

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): Indian stocks declined marginally on Friday morning primarily due to profit booking by investors ...

Centre re-nominates 4 independent directors on central board of RBI

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): The central government has re-nominated Satish Kashinath Marathe, Swaminathan Gurumurthy, Revathy Iyer, and Sachin ...

Crypto platforms say they're exchanges, but they're more like banks

There is a well-known saying shared by both crypto experts and skeptics: "Not your keys, not your coins." The phrase, ...

WazirX episode has exposed darker side of crypto transactions: Govt source

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Emphasising that the WazirX episode has "exposed a darker side of crypto transactions" and ...

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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

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