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IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...


Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...


UN: Civilians Bear the Brunt of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

Geneva - U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is calling for an end to the war in Ukraine ...


Euro Slumps to Two-Decade Low as Recession Fears Bite

London - The euro slumped to a two-decade low on Tuesday as the latest surge in European gas prices added ...


India drawn in Group D of FIFAe Nations Cup 2022

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): India have been drawn in Group D of FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 alongside Netherlands, ...


Sensex surges 479 points; finance, metal stocks soar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 5 (ANI): The Indian stock markets' key indices rallied for the second consecutive day on Tuesday ...


Say cheese!

By Pushpesh PantNew Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Long ago, before the dawn of the selfie age, cameramen used to ...


Splintered Ukrainian City Braces for New Battle With Russia

Slovyansk, Ukraine - A group of young off-duty Ukrainian soldiers gathered at a military distribution center to enjoy a rare ...


Putin Declares Victory in Ukraine's Luhansk Province

Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory Monday in Ukraine's eastern Luhansk province as Ukrainian troops retreated from their last stronghold ...


Iran says US, E3 anti-Tehran resolution proposal 'irresponsible'

Tehran [Iran], July 4 (ANI/Xinhua): Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Monday slammed as "irresponsible" the move by the United States ...


PoK President claims no law against Quran, Sunnah exists in region

Muzaffarabad [PoK], June 26 (ANI): President of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Barrister Sultan Mahmood on Sunday claimed that no law can be ...


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Boeing out, Airbus in as China to purchase 300 A320 jets

BEIJING, China: Chinese airlines announced last week that they would purchase some 300 Airbus jets. This is the largest order ...

In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

In last 12 months, Ireland's manufacturing saw drop in orders

DUBLIN, Ireland: Manufacturing in Ireland has declined for the first time in over one year, according to a June report ...

Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...

Africa's IGAD Bloc Seeks Support to Feed Millions Amid Severe Drought

Members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, a regional bloc that includes Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan ...

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Asian stocks in major slide, Nikkei 225 drops 316 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia lost ground on Wednesday, although the New Zealand market defied the regional trend ...

EasyJet boss quits due to flight cancellations

LONDON, England: After EasyJet canceled thousands of flights this summer to limit the disruption caused to passengers from both air ...

Chip shortage causes GM to store 95,000 incomplete cars

DETROIT, Michigan, global shortage of computer chips, vehicles, Detroit automaker, General Motors, GM's total salesDETROIT, Michigan: The global shortage of ...

Greenback soars as oil plunges below $100 a barrel, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks gyrated on Tuesday, with major indices tumbling more than two percent before regaining ...

India prohibits use of single-use plastic in bid to reduce litter

NEW DELHI, India: To combat worsening pollution, India, the world's second most populous country, has banned single-use plastic items, ranging ...

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Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...


Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...


No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...


Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...


As Covid cases rise in France, no return to mandatory restrictions

NICE, France -As some 1,000 Frenchmen are being hospitalized daily with Covid infections, French officials have "invited" or "recommended" the ...


In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...


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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 ...

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