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Ireland bolstering trade opportunities with Tokyo, Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - An Irish delegation wrapped up a trade mission to Japan and South Korea, in Seoul on ...

U.S. president in bid to save Pennsylvania jobs

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was lobbying Lockheed Martin to keep its Sikorsky helicopter plant in ...

BD chalks up 50th year of manufacturing at Dun Laoghaire

DUBLIN, Ireland - Becton, Dickinson and Company, more commonly known as BD, a leading global medical technology company, marked its 50th anniversary ...

Dollar-buying dominates financial markets on geopolitical concerns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell and the dollar soared on Friday as tensions in the Gulf built up ...

Stryker to invest hundreds of millions of euro in research

CO.CORK, Ireland - Stryker is to invest over €200m in Research, Development and Innovation projects at three of its five Cork ...

Chinese stocks fall as geopolitical concerns weigh

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as geopolitical concerns began to outweigh concersn about trade and ...

U.S. stock markets strengthen despite attacks in Gulf

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks forged higher on Thursday following reports of attacks on two oil tankers in ...

Fury batters Schwarz in Las Vegas mauling

Las Vegas - Unbeaten British heavyweight Tyson Fury outclassed Germany's Tom Schwarz to score a victory by second round technical ...

Trump's first term: Hits and misses

"Promises made, promises kept," goes one of President Donald Trump's main 2020 reelection slogans. Is that true?Here are some of ...

Slowing demand, rising costs squeezing airline profits - report

Slowing demand and rising costs are squeezing airline profits, according to a report by the International Air Transport Association.The industry ...

Fadnavis, other BJP CMs meet PM Modi

New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprise ...

VW is closing in on Ford deal on electric, autonomous cars

Volkswagen is nearing a deal to cooperate with Ford on electric-car technology and self-driving vehicles, according to chief executive officer ...

China has lots of policy room if trade war worsens - Yi Gang

China has "tremendous" room to adjust monetary policy if the trade war with the US deepens, People's Bank of China ...

LGU approves frame work agreement for Ifugao hydro project

LAMUT, Ifugao, June 14 (PIA) - - The local government unit (LGU) here has approved the framework agreement for the ...

Gift a Bajaj Finance Fixed Deposit to your father on Father's Day

Pune (Maharashtra) [India] June 15 (ANI/ BusinessWire India): With Father's Day around the corner, which is to be celebrated on ...

Ramaphosa meets SARB Board over deputy governor vacancies

President Cyril Ramaphosa met with the Board of the South Africa Reserve Bank (SARB) on Friday, the Presidency said in ...

Microsoft Edge browser to block nosy ads

Washington [USA], June 14 (ANI): Following Google Chrome's footsteps, Microsoft's Edge browser will also block ads that are a distraction ...

Facebook gains on crypto plans, easing of regulatory concerns

Facebook shares climbed on Friday as concerns continued to ease over the prospect of greater regulatory scrutiny, and following a ...

4 common myths about financial emigration

There is a lot of misinformation among the South African expatriate community about the amended expatriate tax law taking effect ...

How an aid gusher helped and hurt Liberia

Two violent civil wars in Liberia killed a quarter million people between 1989 and 2003 and destroyed the West African ...

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Emotional funerals for casualties of First World War

PAS DE CALAIS, France - Relatives of two British soldiers killed during World War I have attended a moving service ...

Libyan National Army attacks military store in Tripoli, 9 dead

TRIPOLI, Libya - At least 9 civilians have died in an airstrike on a military storeroom in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.A ...

Sexual abuse and rape of older persons becoming more prevalent

As the world was marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights ...

Showdown looming in Persian Gulf

Two oil tankers were attacked on June 13 off the coast of Oman, forcing the crew members of one burning ship to ...

United States comes under fire over Iran accusation

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE - U.S. allegations that Iran was behind the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf ...

WHO considering declaring international emergency over Ebola

KAMPALA, Uganda/GENEVA, Switzerland - Fears are escalating over the potential spread of the deady Ebola virus, after a third case ...

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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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