Mon, 20 Jan 2020

UAE to house massive solar park costing $13.6 billion

DUBAI, UAE - The 800MW third phase of Dubai's solar park will be operational in April, the Dubai Electricity and ...

Half-a-billion dollars awarded in U.S. Defense contracts

WASHINGTON, DC - The Pentagon on Thursday awarded more than half-a-billion dollars in defense contracts.With around 0.53 cents in every ...

Exuberance on U.S. stock markets, dollar also rallies

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Friday.The U.S. dollar too was in huge ...

New York to spend $6.8 billion over 5 years to combat climate change

ALBANY, New York - New York state is to spend an additional $2 billion on energy efficiency and building electrification ...

China economy slows to 3-decade low, stocks finish flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets in Asia finished in the black on Friday, despite the release of economic data in ...

Lower expenses and low debt highlights of New Zealand financial report

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The New Zealand government's books are in good shape with the accounts in surplus and expenses ...

Migration, borders a challenge to African free trade - futurist

The African Continental Free Trade Area will test the capacity for African leadership to build consensus in translating policy to ...

Don't rule out another rate cut in 2020 - economists

The Reserve Bank this week unexpectedly cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25%, and some economists have ...

South Africans nervous about the future, study finds

South Africans are viewing the year ahead with some trepidation, a recent study has found.However, not everyone feels the same ...

What Nigeria needs to do to avoid World Bank's 'worst case scenario'

In its latest report on Nigeria, the World Bank issued a stark warning: that the country risks becoming home to ...

Landry, Scheffler share lead in PGA Tour desert showdown

Los Angeles - Americans Andrew Landry and Scottie Scheffler pulled away with birdie binges to share a four-stroke lead after ...

As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, ...

Landry joins Scheffler to lead American Express

Andrew Landry opened with a bang on Saturday, collecting six birdies in his first eight holes en route to a ...

`Shirdi Sai Baba temple will remain open on Jan 19`

Shirdi (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Deepak Madukar Muglikar, Chief Executive Officer of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, has said that ...

JSPL reports net loss of Rs 219 cr in Q3 of current fiscal

New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) on Saturday said to have posted a consolidated ...

Putin's Moves Leave Russian Opposition With Few Options

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin played it differently this time.Instead of openly declaring plans to extend his rule like ...

Rahul Gandhi pitches for spice park, mega food park in Wayanad

New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has requested Union Minister Piyush Goyal to set up a ...

Fowler, Scheffler share American Express lead

Rickie Fowler and Scottie Scheffler each carded an 8-under-par 64 on Friday at PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course, and ...

US-China trade deal will help reduce some uncertainty: IMF Director

Washington D.C. [US], Jan 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The newly-signed US-China trade agreement will help relieve some uncertainty that has hindered worldwide ...

'Lennon Walls' herald a sticky-note revolution in Hong Kong

Months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong have physically reshaped the city. As a scholar of urban landscapes, I have ...

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Dublin-born Conor McGregor wins in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Ireland's Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor made a winning comeback in the Ultimate Fighting ...

Liverpool power past United, go 16 points clear

Liverpool - Liverpool stretched their commanding lead at the top of the Premier League to 16 points and advantage over ...

Makar, Avalanche aim to keep momentum vs. Red Wings

It's not even the NHL All-Star break and Cale Makar is already setting records. Makar set the franchise mark for ...

Report: Bengals not interested in trading No. 1 pick

With speculation growing that the Cincinnati Bengals might trade the No. 1 overall selection in this year's NFL Draft, ESPN ...

Chiefs' Jones, Titans' Humphries active for AFC title game

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Chris Jones will suit up in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the visiting Tennessee Titans. ...

Bobrovsky, streaking Panthers set sights on Wild

The Florida Panthers spent all of last week battling a goaltender problem, but Sergei Bobrovsky provided some necessary relief on ...

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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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