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Officials say Israeli minister visited Sudan to discuss New! 2021-01-26 07:25:00CAIRO (AP) - An Israeli delegation headed by the country's intelligence minister quietly visited Sudan and met with the African nation's leaders, of

South Africa's president criticizes 'vaccine nationalism' New! 2021-01-26 07:18:07JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South African president and African Union chairman Cyril Ramaphosa has called on richer nations to release surplus vaccine doses t

Sergei Prikhodko, Russia's ex-deputy PM, dies at 64 New! 2021-01-26 07:16:59MOSCOW (AP) - Sergei Prikhodko, Russia's former deputy prime minister who played a prominent role in shaping Russia's foreign policy, has died. He w

US exploring new bases in Saudi Arabia amid New! 2021-01-26 06:55:08DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The U.S. military is exploring the possibility of using a Red Sea port in Saudi Arabia and an additional two airfie

EU urges US to draft joint rule book New! 2021-01-26 06:40:14BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Tuesday called on U.S. President Joe Biden to help draw up a common rule book to rein in the power of big tech c

EU demands that vaccine makers honor their commitments New! 2021-01-26 06:19:33BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday warned pharmaceutical giants that develop coronavirus vaccines to honor their contractual obligati

Iran: Biden won't have infinite time to rejoin New! 2021-01-26 05:52:30TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran warned the Biden administration on Tuesday that it will not have an indefinite time period to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal be

Relative of coronavirus victim asks to meet WHO New! 2021-01-26 05:10:24WUHAN, China (AP) — A relative of a coronavirus victim in China is demanding to meet a visiting World Health Organization expert team, saying it

Indonesia detains Iranian, Chinese crews of seized tankers New! 2021-01-26 04:56:13JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian authorities have detained the Iranian and Chinese crewmembers of two tankers that were seized for illegally trans

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte to resign, seek OK New! 2021-01-26 04:52:18ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte went to the presidential palace Tuesday to offer his resignation after a key coalition ally pulled hi

The Latest: France returns to 3 weeks between New! 2021-01-26 02:56:32PARIS - France abandoned plans to space out coronavirus vaccinations by six weeks instead of three. Health Minister Olivier Veran announced maintainin

Vietnam's Communist Party leaders warn of challenges ahead New! 2021-01-26 02:13:20HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Senior members of Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party cautioned Tuesday that their country faced opportunities and challenges

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Pakistani dissident Karima Mehrab, found dead in Toronto, New! 2021-01-25 16:19:07A Pakistani dissident and civil rights activist who died in exile in Canada last month was returned to Pakistan and laid to rest in her home village i

U.S. watchdog probing whether Justice Department officials tried New! 2021-01-25 14:43:54The U.S. Justice Department's inspector general is launching an investigation to examine whether any former or current department officials "engaged

9 Chinese miners found dead a day after 2021-01-25 13:25:45Chinese rescuers have found the bodies of nine workers killed in explosions at a gold mine in Shandong province earlier this month, raising the death

Big advertisers balk at big Super Bowl spending 2021-01-25 12:17:58For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn't advertising its

Biden overturns ban on transgender people joining U.S. 2021-01-25 12:07:57U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday overturned a controversial ban by his predecessor on transgender individuals serving in the country's mi

Mass protests in wake of Navalny arrest could 2021-01-25 11:43:44More than a 100,000 Russians answered the call of imprisoned anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny to take to the streets over the weekend. The scop

Toronto's Dominion Voting Systems sues Rudy Giuliani for 2021-01-25 10:03:01Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.3 billion US lawsuit against former U.S. president Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, accusing him of defamation

U.K. could become 'a failed state' without reform, 2021-01-25 09:44:58Unless the United Kingdom is fundamentally reformed it could swiftly become a failed state as many people have lost faith in the way the country is go

Sarah Sanders, ex-White House spokesperson, running for Arkansas 2021-01-25 09:00:01Sarah Sanders, the former chief spokesperson for U.S. president Donald Trump and one of his closest aides, announced Monday she's running for Arkansa

Earth's ice melt has sped up dramatically in 2021-01-25 08:41:56Earth's ice is melting 60 per cent faster today than in the mid-1990s, new research suggests.

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-01-25 07:30:42Coronavirus deaths and cases per day in the United States dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks but are still running at alarmingly high leve

Israel extradites former teacher wanted for multiple sex 2021-01-25 03:15:25Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in Australia, following a six-year legal battle that had stra

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'A spike in pandemic-related investments' New! 2021-01-25 23:19:02EY Africa's Sandile Hlophe tells the BBC how foreign direct investment in Africa is faring.

Coronavirus: Seafarers stuck at sea ‘a humanitarian crisis’ New! 2021-01-25 22:44:59Crew are asking to be designated 'key workers' so they can go home without risking public health.

Covid vaccines: Casino boss resigns after jumping queue New! 2021-01-25 22:30:18Rod Baker and his wife travelled to the Canadian Arctic and posed as local workers to get the jab.

Harvey Weinstein: Court agrees $17m payout for accusers New! 2021-01-25 21:35:34The money comes from the liquidation of a firm co-founded by the disgraced film director.

Co-op and Morrisons see queues over payments outage New! 2021-01-25 20:54:11The supermarket chains confirmed that an ongoing issue is affecting payments processing in some stores.

Janet Yellen to be first female US treasury New! 2021-01-25 19:34:29The Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as first female treasury secretary in US history.

Covid: The migrant helping Australia with modified masks New! 2021-01-25 19:22:38When Manmeet Kaur began giving away masks, she realised many people would relish a different design.

Brexit parcel price shock: 'I had to pay New! 2021-01-25 19:22:02It's not just shoppers facing surprise costs when EU parcels arrive, but what is behind the charges?

Deloitte Football Money League: Pandemic set to cost New! 2021-01-25 19:01:45The coronavirus pandemic will cost Europe's 20 richest football clubs over £1.7bn by the end of this season.

Pandemic prompts Super Bowl ad rethink in US New! 2021-01-25 18:33:55Budweiser will not advertise during the Super Bowl for the first time in 37 years.

UN: Covid jobs crisis 'most severe' since the 2021-01-25 13:56:36The global economy lost the equivalent of 225 million jobs in 2020 - four times more than in the financial crisis.

HMRC waives penalty for late filing of self-assessments 2021-01-25 12:28:38Self-employed people will not be fined if they file their tax returns online by 28 February.

Business

The MBA class of covid-19 2021-01-22 19:00:00Once endangered, the venerable degree is emerging stronger from the pandemic

Chipmaking is being redesigned. Effects will be far-reaching 2021-01-22 19:00:00The global semiconductor business is becoming at once more diverse and more concentrated. This brings opportunities—and risks

A Tesla bull debates a Tesla bear 2021-01-22 19:00:00It is easy to make a positive and a negative case for the electric-car maker's $800bn market capitalisation

Sberbank’s second pirouette 2021-01-22 19:00:00Can the former Soviet savings monopoly turn itself into a consumer-technology giant?

The secrets of successful listening 2021-01-21 10:52:02Lessons from a hostage negotiator. Hear, hear

Why prospects for post-Trump social media aren’t all 2021-01-15 19:00:00Banning the troll-in-chief is unlikely to hurt social networks’ business

American trustbusters force Visa to back off Plaid 2021-01-15 19:00:00The Department of Justice signals a new, pre-emptive approach to antitrust

Branding lessons from Rizla 2021-01-15 19:00:00How to become a household name

CES upstages the Detroit Motor Show as cars 2021-01-15 19:00:00Carmakers look to Las Vegas while big tech heads for Detroit. Will they collide?

Kuaishou takes on TikTok and its Chinese sibling 2021-01-15 19:00:00China’s short-video wars are heating up

After years of dithering companies are embracing automation 2021-01-15 19:00:00The pandemic has ushered more robots into factories, warehouses and back offices. They are here to stay

How Inditex is refashioning its business model 2021-01-15 19:00:00The owner of Zara is tailoring its operations to fit online shoppers

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