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Under-fire Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon defends handling of New! 2021-03-03 08:15:02LONDON (AP) — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon strongly denied being part of a plot against her predecessor, as she testified under oath

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting U.S. troops New! 2021-03-03 07:30:51At least 10 rockets were fired early Wednesday at a military base in western Iraq where U.S. and coalition troops are hosted. The barrage hit the Ain

Report: Egypt's Aboul Gheit reappointed Arab League chief New! 2021-03-03 07:30:47CAIRO (AP) - Arab foreign ministers on Wednesday reappointed veteran Egyptian diplomat as the secretary general of the Cairo-based Arab League, Egypt&

Yemen’s rebels say latest US sanctions will prolong New! 2021-03-03 06:39:34CAIRO (AP) - Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels on Wednesday warned that the U.S. sanctions imposed the previous day on two of their military leaders wo

China: Calls for 2022 Winter Olympics boycott doomed New! 2021-03-03 04:43:02BEIJING (AP) - Calls for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on human rights grounds are “doomed to failure,” a Chinese governme

Reports: Myanmar security forces kill at least 6 New! 2021-03-03 03:00:17YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar security forces shot and killed at least six people Wednesday, according to accounts on social media and local ne

IS claims killing of 3 female media workers New! 2021-03-03 02:45:32KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station i

U.S. forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting New! 2021-03-03 02:28:20BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and

Israeli-owned cargo ship back at sea after suspected New! 2021-03-03 00:41:25DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion last week has left Dubai’s port and was tran

Biden brings no relief to tensions between US New! 2021-03-03 00:06:23WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden took office promising to move quickly to restore and repair America’s relations with the rest of the world

Mexico Senate passes energy bill favoring state, fossil New! 2021-03-02 22:44:21MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico’s Senate passed an electrical energy bill that favors government-owned generating plants that largely run on fossil fu

US demands status of all Syrian detainees be New! 2021-03-02 20:42:58UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States demanded Tuesday that the status of tens of thousands of civilians detained in Syria during the country’

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New York governor admits to 'insensitive' conduct amid 2021-02-28 18:53:41New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behaviour with women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtati

Trump hints at 2024 run, repeats election falsehoods 2021-02-28 17:55:27Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at another run for the White House, in 2024, while repeating his discredited claims that Democrats

Myanmar's deadly crackdowns on protests are worsening — 2021-02-28 12:45:06A UN human rights official said there was "credible information" that 18 people were killed and 30 were wounded, as security forces in Myanmar opene

Trudeau says Canada-U.S. relations need to rebuild. Just 2021-02-28 04:00:00When Justin Trudeau met with newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden this week, the prime minister noted how "there's a lot to rebuild," suggesting

New York governor accused of sexual harassment by 2021-02-27 19:43:31A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday s

Former Raptor Jeremy Lin says he was called 2021-02-27 19:08:57Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Lin didn't go into specific details abou

U.S. approves Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-27 18:24:34The U.S. cleared Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot on Saturday, adding a third vaccine option to the race against the virus.

Police crack down on protesters in the streets 2021-02-27 12:32:54Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators against this month's military takeover, deploying early and in force on Saturday as prot

Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House 2021-02-27 11:45:44The House of Representatives passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion U.S. coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challe

German radio station apologizes after host compares K-pop 2021-02-26 20:16:11A Bavarian radio station apologized Friday for a host's comments comparing popular South Korean K-pop band BTS to the coronavirus, saying his choice

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine endorsed by 2021-02-26 17:59:48U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the country on the cusp of adding an easier-to

Saudi crown prince approved murder of journalist Jamal 2021-02-26 13:22:22Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved "and likely ordered" the 2018 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U

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Microsoft accuses China over email cyber-attacks New! 2021-03-02 23:20:25The US tech giant blamed the attacks on Hafnium, a state-sponsored group operating out of China.

Covid: Qantas launches 'mystery flights' to boost tourism New! 2021-03-02 22:44:07Airlines in the region are coming up with different strategies to tackle the pandemic travel slump.

Budget 2021: Furlough scheme to be extended until New! 2021-03-02 21:19:46The move will help millions of people, Rishi Sunak says, ahead of setting out his tax and spending plans.

Rio Tinto chief to step down over cave New! 2021-03-02 20:40:15The 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge rock shelters were destroyed to make way for an iron ore mine last year.

The deadly job of protecting DR Congo's Virunga New! 2021-03-02 19:14:04In the past year, more than 20 rangers have been killed defending Africa's oldest national park.

'Find people who complement your weaknesses' New! 2021-03-02 19:11:37Amber Atherton, boss of tech firm Zyper, says you need staff who are good at things you might not be.

Some UK arrivals 'still waiting' for quarantine Covid New! 2021-03-02 19:01:43International arrivals from countries not on the UK's "red list" must take two Covid tests during quarantine.

Five things to look out for in the New! 2021-03-02 17:00:38Tax rises and an extension of Covid support are both tipped to be announced in this week’s Budget.

Nike exec quits after son's trainer resale firm 2021-03-02 13:29:07He reportedly used a credit card in her name to buy shoes for his resale company.

Pontins used 'undesirables list' of Irish surnames 2021-03-02 12:54:54The holiday firm promises to change after disclosure of a list to screen out Gypsies and Travellers.

Unions fear over thousands of UK steel jobs 2021-03-02 11:19:50Unions fear for 5,000 jobs in UK steel and engineering as owner Sanjeev Gupta hits financial crisis.

Volvo Cars to go fully electric by 2030 2021-03-02 03:52:46The Swedish firm is to phase out all models with internal combustion engines over the next few years.

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Duty-free retail is finding new ways to grow 2021-02-20 19:00:00The pandemic is pushing the industry further away from cigarettes, booze and airports, and towards China

How to design CEO pay to punish iniquity, 2021-02-19 19:00:00Firms are increasingly trying to make badly behaved bosses hand their earnings back

Why China’s Didi can succeed where Uber has 2021-02-19 19:00:00To glimpse the future of the ride-hailing business, look east

Can Pat Gelsinger turn Intel around? 2021-02-19 19:00:00The giant chipmaker’s new boss has his work cut out

Glencore’s new boss takes the reins at a 2021-02-19 19:00:00He looks a lot like his predecessor

Volkswagen’s boss lays out his electric plans 2021-02-19 19:00:00But he will not kill the internal combustion engine

When will office workers return? 2021-02-19 19:00:00Getting back to normal will involve a host of challenges

Can Anglo-Saxon activist investors whip Danone into shape? 2021-02-19 19:00:00Anglo-Saxon shareholders appear to have the backing of the yogurt-maker’s French patriarch

As Vivendi lists Universal Music, the streaming boom’s 2021-02-18 11:01:18As subscriptions approach saturation level, label-owners decide it’s time to sell

Coupang hopes to be the next successful baby 2021-02-18 11:01:18South Korea’s tech darling is the latest second-generation e-commerce group to set investors’ pulses racing

Facebook walks as Google caves in Australia 2021-02-17 19:00:00Why two tech giants have different answers to the question of who should pay for news

Can Intel’s new boss turn the chipmaker around? 2021-02-14 19:00:00Pat Gelsinger has his work cut out

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