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Human rights defender in Yemen whose son was shot to death is honored

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Yemeni lawyer won the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for 2020 in recognition of her efforts to ...

Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Coronavirus quarantine could spark an online learning boom

The spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 is a public health emergency with economic and social ramifications in ...

Togo counts votes as challenger claims 'fraud'

Togo tallied ballots Sunday after a key challenger insisted he could cause a shock upset despite what he claimed was ...

India moving steadily towards USD 5 trillion economy goal: JP Nadda

New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party President JP Nadda on Sunday said that the Indian economy, now ...

Nevada Casts Votes for Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Voters in the western U.S. state of Nevada cast ballots Saturday for their preferred Democratic Party candidates, who hope to ...

Trump's visit demonstrates enduring Indo-US ties: State Dept

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 22 (ANI): Donald Trump will arrive in Ahmedabad, capital of the eastern state of Gujarat, on ...

We?re taking short-term pain to build a bigger Discovery, says Gore

Discovery will reverse the shocking loss in its UK VitalityLife in the next financial year, and shareholders who are concerned ...

Measuring Central Asia's shadow economies

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

China's Economy at Risk From Epidemic Recovery Cures

As China's economy struggles to recover from the damage of the coronavirus, it may be in more danger from excessive ...

Pressure and expulsions: The trials of foreign media in China

China's expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporters this week over a headline that displeased Beijing highlights the precarious status ...

What the Trump budget says about the administration's health priorities

The Trump administration recently released its budget blueprint for the 2021 fiscal year, the first steps in the complex budgetary ...

China Reports Fall in New Coronavirus Cases

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - China reported a sharp decrease in the number of new deaths and new cases of the coronavirus ...

Age of the Deal: Donald Trump Won the Battle of Seattle

A recent piece in Jacobin revisited the Battle of Seattle, 20 years later. It argues that the blockade of the ...

Public redundancy bill hits seven-year high

Taxpayers are facing a 346m bill after a spate of high-profile business failures on the High Street. ...

'Women cocoa farmers paid as little as 23p a day'

Campaigning group, Fairtrade, is calling on the government to back a new global equality initiative. ...

Rising number of middle-aged people still renting homes

Statistics show a big rise in the number of middle-aged people renting their homes, rather than owning them. ...

Coronavirus credit crunch hits millions of Chinese firms

Prolonged shutdowns for businesses in China are bringing many firms to the brink of survival. ...

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Russia Claims the the US is behind the Coronavirus Epidemic

US government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the ...

Russia suspected of blaming United States for coronavirus

U.S. government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the ...

Racial minorities get behind Sanders in Nevada

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) posted a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday, cementing his status as ...

Guterres criticizes war in Syria, demands political resolution

NEW YORK, New York - The head of the United Nations has issued a blunt message to warring parties in ...

Haitian leaders called on to reverse country's downfall

NEW YORK, New York - Leaders in Haiti must step up and end the political impasse between President Jovenel Mose ...

Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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