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Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2015 | 11:05 PMAP

UNITED STATESWASHINGTON, (AP):House Speaker Paul Ryan yesterday called for a pause in Syrian refugees coming to the US in the wake of the Paris attacks and said the House will vote on the issue this week."Our nation has always been welcoming but we...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Volkswagen is telling employees that they can come forward with information about how the company cheated on United States emissions tests, and won't be fired.In a move to get to...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

United States Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is stressing the need to review the unconventional monetary policies that central banks around the world deployed in response to the...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

A Hong Kong billionaire tycoon paid a total of US$77 million at auctions in Geneva for two large and rare coloured diamonds for his seven-year-old daughter Josephine - and renamed them after her, his...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Tech giant Apple will resist the British government's efforts to get access to encrypted data through a new spying law, CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday.Last week, Britain published a draft law that...

Published:Thursday | November 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

The world's two biggest beer makers will join forces to create a company that produces almost a third of the world's beer. But in the United States, the deal will not bring arch rivals Budweiser and Miller under the same roof.Budweiser maker AB...

Published:Wednesday | November 11, 2015 | 11:05 PMAP
Published:Thursday | November 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

(1) Masked police officers stand in front of a house in Essen, Germany, yesterday. Germany's federal police conducted raids against international human trafficking networks across German.(2) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks...

Published:Wednesday | November 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP
Published:Monday | November 2, 2015 | 11:06 PMAP

NEPALKATHMANDU, (AP):Police shot at ethnic protesters who attacked a police station with gasoline bomb and stones on Nepal's southern border, killing an Indian man who was among the attackers, Nepalese officials said.Police official Raju Bahadur...

Published:Sunday | November 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

From east to west, trains offer a fine-grained, slow-moving view of Cuba that few foreigners ever see.Goats graze alongside tracks in the countryside, forcing trains to brake to avoid hitting them. Old American sedans line up at a crossing while...

Published:Friday | October 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Under pressure from United States safety regulators, BMW's Mini brand is recalling more than 86,000 cars because the power steering could fail.The recall covers the Mini Cooper and Cooper S...

Published:Monday | October 26, 2015 | 11:09 PMAP

UNITED KINGDOMLONDON, (AP):Britain's civil service and several major companies have agreed to recruit university graduates and apprentices without knowing the applicants' names in an effort to eliminate bias against people from ethnic minorities....

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Silicon Valley may think it can build a better car. But should it?As tech giants like Google and Apple look to automobiles as the next frontier for innovation, they face a looming reality: Cars are a lot harder to manufacture and sell than...

Published:Friday | October 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

CITING WORRIES about China and developing markets, the head of the European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday signalled it could increase monetary stimulus to the Eurozone at a meeting in December.The...

Published:Friday | October 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is vowing to expand price controls in a bid to battle rampant inflation.Maduro said on Tuesday that he will increase enforcement of rules that limit the profit retailers can...

Published:Friday | October 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

THE OBAMA administration is joining with private companies in a partnership aimed at training enforcement officials about the virtual currency bitcoin and fighting crime arising from its use.The goals...

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2015 | 12:05 AMAP

Google is not violating copyright laws by digitising books for a massive online library, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in a decadelong dispute by authors worried that the project would spoil the market for their books.The 2nd US Circuit Court...

Published:Friday | October 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

The directors of a massive Trump-branded luxury condominium development in Panama fired Donald Trump's company during the summer over allegations of mismanagement, overspending and undisclosed bonuses...

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

AP:Toyota, under ambitious environmental targets, is aiming to sell hardly any regular gasolene vehicles by 2050, only hybrids and fuel cells, to radically reduce emissions.The automaker promised to involve governments, affiliated companies and...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Over a prosecutor's objection, bail was set at US$2 million Friday for a Dominican Republic diplomat arrested in a bribe-related criminal case that also landed a former president of the United Nations General Assembly behind bars.United States...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Finance officials from the world's 20 biggest economies have committed to toughening laws and boosting cross- border cooperation to prevent multinational companies from avoiding as much as US$250 billion a year in taxes.The unanimous agreement was...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

President Dilma Rousseff's ability to govern Brazil has been dealt a serious blow by a federal audit court ruling that her government violated accounting practices and financial laws last year, a decision that could fuel efforts to impeach her,...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

St Lucia will soon become the latest Caribbean country to allow far-flung investors to buy local citizenship.Prime Minister Kenny Anthony told a "global citizens forum" in the wealthy principality of Monaco that St Lucia will start accepting...

Published:Wednesday | October 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMAP

Metals maker Alcoa, which said last week it will split itself into two companies, on Monday announced a US$1-billion contract with aircraft maker Airbus.Alcoa will make bolts, nuts and rivets used to hold a variety of aircraft together. The company...

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