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As tourism returns, Spain's hotels raise rates 36% over 2021

MADRID, Spain: Hotels in Spain are seeing a rebound in tourism, increasing their rates by 36 percent in April over ...

Nasdaq Composite leads U.S. stocks in rally, index adds more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks raced ahead on Friday, with technology shares leading the way on signs inflation ...

Hyundai recalls vehicles in US, Canada to replace seat belt part

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to seat-belt mechanisms that could explode and shoot out metal fragments in the event of a crash, ...

Starbucks announces closure of all outlets in Russia

SEATTLE, Washington: Following the decision of McDonald's, Seattle-based Starbucks said this week that it will exit the Russian market after ...

Asian stock markets join global rally, Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 177 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were stronger across the board on Friday, following a two-day surge on Wall ...

Turkish lira falls to 15.65 against U.S. dollar

ANKARA, Turkey: The Turkish lira dropped 1 percent in value for an eighth consecutive session to beyond 15.65 against the ...

Tesla says will assemble 2,600 cars per day in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China: Tesla plans to restore production at its Gigafactory 3 plant in Shanghai to pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels by this ...

U.S. stock markets move further ahead, S&P 500 gains nearly two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply for a second day Thursday, following a less hawkish outlook by ...

Average age of cars on US roads rises to 12.2 years

DETROIT, Michigan: As supplies of new cars and light trucks remain tight due to supply chain issues, U.S. consumers are ...

Online class business sees 26% jump in business

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The market for global online tutoring services is expected to grow from $21 million in ...

Stocks in Asia finish mainly lower despite overnight surge on Wall Street

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia fell on Thursday, with the exception of the Chinese mainland market where modest ...

Closed since start of Covid, Chile to reopen Easter Island to tourists

SANTIAGO, Chile: Easter Island, one of Chile's most important tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors on August 1, the government ...

In bid to lower cost of steel, India imposes 50% tax on ore exports

NEW DEHLI, India: In a move expected to end the country's exports of the raw materials needed to manufacture steel, ...

Federal Reserve minutes spark late buying surge for U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - The release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's monetary meeting earlier this month surprisingly ...

US seeks stronger high tech ties to Taiwan

WASHINGTON D.C.: A leading U.S. official has said that even if Taiwan is excluded from President Joe Biden's Asian economic ...

Finland seeks new suppliers as Russia stops deliveries of natural gas

MOSCOW, Russia: In the latest escalation of an energy payment dispute with Western nations, Russia's Gazprom has halted gas exports ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, Australian All Ordinaries adds 18 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a lukewarm day for stocks across Asia Wednesday with little movement in either direction.In ...

Apple reported to move manufacturing from China

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple has told some of its contract manufacturers ...

Deere manufacturing slows due to supply problems, shares fall

MOLINE, Illinois: After missing Wall Street revenue targets, Deere and Co. said it was having difficulty securing parts for its ...

U.S. stocks close mixed, Nasdaq slides 271 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks, bonds, and the dollar fell heavily on Tuesday as economic data revealed a ...

Vietnam fires head of stock exchange over corruption

HANOI, Vietnam: Vietnam's government announced that it has removed Le Hai Tra, general director of the Ho Chi Minh Stock ...

Major US tech firms slow hiring, reduce staffs due to market slowdown

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Tech firms have slowed or frozen hiring, and even accelerated layoffs, in response to the ...

McDonald's operator buys all 850 Russian branches as company departs

MOSCOW, Russia: McDonald's has announced that it will sell all its branches in Russia to one of its local licensees, ...

Asian stocks take a tumble as euro reaches for the stars

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The euro has jumped above 1.0700 in Asian trading Tuesday, but stocks have fallen sharply.The run ...

Netflix to pay Italy $59 million in back taxes

MILAN, Italy: Netflix and Italy have agreed to a $59 million settlement to to settle a four-year tax dispute, Milan ...

UK retail sales reported high amidst record inflation

LONDON, England: British consumers continued to shop as normal last month, despite the highest inflation rate in 40 years, with ...

Wall Street rockets higher, Dow Jones gains nearly two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rocketed higher Monday, a rally ignited by a weakening of the U.S. dollar ...

Michigan baby formula plant to reopen in face of ongoing shortages

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following baby formula shortages throughout the United States, FDA Commissioner Robert Califf has said that Abbott Laboratories and ...

War In Ukraine Causes Global Food Shortage

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has had economic repercussions around the world, and it's creating a food shortage. Russia and Ukraine ...

BRICS group expected to expand soon: China

Beijing [China], May 28 (ANI): For the first time, the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping is expected to begin an expansion ...

This bizarre dancing forest continues to baffle experts

In Western Russia, between the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland, there is a forest whose peculiar anomaly continues ...

Bangladesh FM AK Abdul Momen says Dhaka committed to elimination of radical elements

Guwahati (Assam) [India], May 28 (ANI): While addressing the NADI conference 2022 in Guwahati, Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen ...

After 10 straight weekly fall, India's forex reserves rise by USD 4.23 billion

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 28 (ANI): Snapping 10 consecutive weeks of decline, India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by USD ...

China Presses Economic Relief Measures at Massive Teleconference

hong kong - China held a massive nationwide meeting this week to coordinate implementation of plans to stabilize and support ...

Assam govt working to make state 'industrial hub': CM Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) [India], May 28 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said that his government is working ...

Envoy Talks About Ukraine, the War and its Postwar Future

In mid-May, VOA Eastern Europe bureau chief Myroslava Gongadze spoke with Alexandra Vasylenko, special envoy on coordination of humanitarian assistance ...

African leaders gather to address growing humanitarian needs

© Provided by Xinhua The fate of millions of refugees and internally displaced persons calls for inclusive development, following the ...

Tesla in India: Elon Musk says 'no plant where sell (of imported cars) not allowed'

Texas [US], May 28 (ANI): Hinting that Tesla will not put a manufacturing plant in India the carmaker's chief executive ...

Piyush Goyal in roundtable with UK investors pitches for 'Make in India for World'

London [UK], May 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, who is on a visit to the ...

RBI to adopt graded approach to introduce digital currency

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday said that it is proposing to ...

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Bill to close media agencies begins way through Russian parliament

MOSCOW, Russia: Following the closure of a number of Russian state news outlets in the West, this week the Russian ...

At Least a Dozen Journalists Held in Ethiopia Crackdown

Nairobi, Kenya - At least a dozen journalists have been detained in a wave of arrests in Ethiopia, media workers ...

Dozen Journalists Held in Ethiopia Crackdown

Nairobi, Kenya - At least a dozen journalists have been detained in a wave of arrests in Ethiopia, media workers ...

CBBC's move online could damage its identity, value and brand recognition

You may remember when TV channel BBC Three was made an online-only brand in 2016. The reason given at that ...

China's Foreign Minister Starts Pacific Tour in Solomons

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and a 20-strong delegation arrived Thursday in the Solomon Islands at ...

China's cross-border e-commerce dazzles overseas markets

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writers Ye Ting, Ding Le, Huo SiyingGUANGZHOU, May 26 (Xinhua) -- As one of ...

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