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National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...

Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...

International Monetary Fund begins search for new managing director

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has intiiated a process to find a new managing director following the ...

Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...

RCSI and Stryker to work together on digital health solutions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Stryker on Monday announced the opening of its Digital Platform Services Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, ...

U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Microsoft rolls out Internet Explorer mode for Edge

Washington [USA], July 17 (ANI): Microsoft is rolling out the Internet Explorer mode for its Chromium-based Edge browser to be ...

JSE weaker ahead of SARB rate decision

The local bourse retreated on Wednesday mainly on the back of broad-based weakness across most major global indices.Although modest, most ...

US Expands Mediating Role in South Korea-Japan Dispute

SEOUL - As a trade dispute rooted in historical tensions spirals toward a full-blown trade war between Japan and South ...

Yes Bank Q1 profit down 91 pc to Rs 114 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 17 (ANI): Yes Bank said on Wednesday its first-quarter net profit dropped 90.97 per cent to ...

Helping smokers quit: financial incentives work

Smoking kills one in two regular smokers, but quitting at any point in life leads to big improvements in health, ...

Can protecting land promote employment? In New England, the answer is yes

Protecting land from development provides numerous ecological and social benefits, but many people debate whether it hurts or helps local ...

3 myths to bust about breaking up 'big tech'

As the public and government regulators around the world discuss whether and how to manage the power of technology companies, ...

Trump says he could impose more China tariffs if he wants

President Donald Trump reiterated that he could impose additional tariffs on Chinese imports if he wants, after promising to hold ...

Coetzee to replace Teichmann as Sharks CEO

Durban - The Sharks on Wednesday announced that Eduard Coetzee will be their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from September.Coetzee, ...

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Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

City players to decide new captain, says Guardiola

Nanjing - Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola said on Wednesday that he will let his players decide who will captain ...

Pogba shines as United thrash Leeds

Perth - Paul Pogba shined as an under-pressure Manchester United stepped up their pre-season campaign with a 4-0 thrashing of ...

Sterling hits brace as City hammer West Ham

Nanjing - Record Manchester City signing Rodri made his debut and Raheem Sterling scored twice as the Premier League champions ...

Atletico Madrid sign Trippier from Tottenham

Madrid - England right-back Kieran Trippier has joined Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur, the Spanish club said on Wednesday.Atletico said ...

Guardiola warns Sane amid Bayern link

Nanjing - Coach Pep Guardiola warned Leroy Sane on Wednesday he only wanted to keep players at Manchester City who ...

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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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