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Baltics expel Russian diplomats in solidarity with Prague New! 2021-04-23 08:37:18VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - The three Baltic countries on Friday ordered the expulsion of a total of four Russian diplomats as an act of solidarity with

Alexei Navalny, Russian opposition leader, to end prison New! 2021-04-23 08:11:41MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned b

Russian troops start pulling back from Ukrainian border New! 2021-04-23 06:27:10MOSCOW (AP) — Russian troops began pulling back to their permanent bases Friday after a massive buildup that has caused Ukrainian and Western co

Albania heads to polls after a bitter political New! 2021-04-23 04:15:01TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Albania holds parliamentary elections on Sunday amid the virus pandemic and a bitter political rivalry between the country&rsqu

Israeli police arrest dozens in night of chaos New! 2021-04-23 03:58:00JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli police say 44 people were arrested and 20 officers were wounded in a night of chaos in Jerusalem, where security forces separ

Shooting revives criticism of Israel's use of deadly New! 2021-04-23 02:25:30JERUSALEM (AP) - Hours after Israeli soldiers shot and killed Osama Mansour at a temporary checkpoint in the occupied West Bank, the military announce

Denmark tells some Syrians to leave, separating families New! 2021-04-23 02:19:45COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - An email brought Faeza Satouf’s world to a standstill. The 25-year-old Syrian refugee had fled the civil war with he

The Latest: India sets global daily record of New! 2021-04-23 00:51:14NEW DELHI - India set another global record in daily infections for a second straight day with 332,730 cases. The situation was worsening by the day

Climate Summit Day 2 message: Invest big for New! 2021-04-23 00:02:56WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House brought out the billionaires, the CEOs and the union executives Friday to help sell President Joe Biden's climate-f

Southeast Asian summit to address Myanmar's post-coup crisis New! 2021-04-22 23:57:19BANGKOK (AP) - When the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations holds a special summit Saturday to discuss Myanmar, the regional body will be

Tokyo under 'emergency orders' with Olympics 3 months New! 2021-04-22 23:10:57TOKYO (AP) — Only three months before the postponed Olympics are set to open, Tokyo and Japan's second-largest metropolitan area of Osaka have

Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets coronavirus New! 2021-04-22 22:47:34NEW DELHI (AP)— India put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi on Friday begged on social media for more sup

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India's continuing battle with COVID-19 and rising case 2021-04-21 17:17:57India has been overwhelmed by hundreds of thousands of new coronavirus cases daily, bringing pain, fear and agony to many lives as lockdowns have been

IOC upholds Rule 50 prohibiting athlete protests at 2021-04-21 16:59:02Athlete protests and political messages will remain banned at the Olympics, the IOC said Wednesday, after a survey found that a majority of competitor

Black 16-year-old girl fatally shot by police in 2021-04-21 14:59:35The fatal police shooting of Ma'Khia Bryant, a Black teenager in Columbus, Ohio, came within minutes of the verdict in George Floyd's killing&n

Biden talks with Trudeau about sending more COVID-19 2021-04-21 14:56:10Canada could be getting another batch of vaccines from the United States, U.S. President Joe Biden indicated Wednesday as his country's vaccination p

South Korean court rejects wartime sexual slavery claim 2021-04-21 10:47:13A South Korean court on Wednesday rejected a claim by victims of Japanese wartime sexual slavery and their relatives who sought compensation from Japa

Scientists rediscover lost coffee species suited to a 2021-04-21 10:09:31In dense tropical forests in Sierra Leone, scientists have rediscovered a coffee species not seen in the wild in decades — a plant they say

Vladimir Putin warns West about crossing 'red line 2021-04-21 08:46:01Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sternly warned the West against encroaching further on Russia's security interests, saying Moscow's re

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-04-21 08:27:44Health officials in Quebec have confirmed a first case of B1617, the coronavirus variant first detected in India.

The Queen turns 95: In mourning but unwavering 2021-04-21 08:00:00As much as Queen Elizabeth, who marks her 95th birthday today, will be feeling the loss of her husband Prince Philip, there is also a sense that her d

Super League on verge of extinction 2021-04-21 07:43:58Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus all dropped out of the Super League on Wednesday, leaving the new competition essentially extinct

In Minneapolis, a burden lifts as Chauvin verdict 2021-04-21 03:54:15With the news that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin had been convicted in the death of George Floyd, it was as if a huge weight had bee

'We are able to breathe again': George Floyd's 2021-04-20 19:48:21Feelings of vindication and pledges to continue fighting for justice poured in on Tuesday after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was co

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US President Joe Biden to 'propose hiking tax New! 2021-04-22 23:24:14The plan would increase US capital gains taxes and the top marginal income tax rate.

Covid: India joins UK's 'red list' as travel New! 2021-04-22 23:00:38It comes as a further 55 cases of the so-called India coronavirus variant are reported in the UK.

Coronavirus: Tokyo Motor Show cancelled for first time New! 2021-04-22 22:52:23The cancellation comes just three months before the Tokyo Olympics is due to go ahead.

Tesla's Autopilot 'tricked' to operate without driver New! 2021-04-22 21:16:10A Model Y made multiple trips on a test track without a human in the driver's seat, engineers found.

Covid firm 'sorry' for negative test results error New! 2021-04-22 19:01:41001Doctor sent certificates showing a negative Covid result to people who did not take a test.

Greensill: Treasury publishes emails amid lobbying row New! 2021-04-22 17:21:01More details emerge about the former PM's work for now-failed failed finance firm Greensill Capital.

Stranded sailor allowed to leave abandoned ship after 2021-04-22 13:59:24Mohammed Aisha had been living on a ship marooned off Egypt's Red Sea coast for four years.

Coronavirus: 'We want to get home, but there 2021-04-22 12:32:53Demand for flights from India to the UK has soared as travellers rush to beat Friday's quarantine deadline.

Billionaire Sir James Dyson moves residency back to 2021-04-22 10:38:25Sir James faced criticism in 2019 over relocating his company's global headquarters to Singapore.

Jaguar Land Rover to suspend output due to 2021-04-22 09:22:13Britain's biggest carmaker to suspend output at two factories because of global semiconductor shortage.

Sir James Dyson: From barrows to billions 2021-04-22 05:45:13One of the most high-profile businessmen in favour of Brexit, Sir James Dyson's biggest idea started with cardboard and sticky tape.

Greensill lender Credit Suisse suffers 'unacceptable' loss 2021-04-22 05:10:40Credit Suisse raises $2bn to shore up its finances as regulators widen a probe into the Swiss bank.

Business

Life after the C-suite 2021-04-16 20:00:00The adjustment process can be painful

A new boss at L’Oréal will have to 2021-04-16 20:00:00What will beauty habits look like after the pandemic?

Can South-East Asian tech’s hot streak last? 2021-04-16 20:00:00Foreign investors cannot get enough of Sea, Grab, Gojek and other regional unicorns

The method in Microsoft’s merger madness 2021-04-15 10:55:06Making sense of the software giant’s acquisitive streak

New means of getting from A to B 2021-04-14 20:00:00The business of “mobility” in its many forms is huge, and legacy metal-bashers are racing to adapt

CEO activism in America is risky business 2021-04-13 20:00:00Firms used to keep politics at arm’s length. What went wrong?

Clubhouse may fade. Group voice chat is here 2021-04-09 20:00:00What Silicon Valley’s latest hype cycle says about the future of social media

Brace for the Amazon effect on live sport 2021-04-09 20:00:00The last redoubt of the pay-TV bundle is under siege

Pfizer’s boss thinks covid-19 is reshaping Big Pharma 2021-04-09 20:00:00The industry is becoming nimbler and more innovative

A leaked memo from a chief impact officer 2021-04-08 10:48:55The newest addition to the C-suite talks climate change and hot tubs

Cairn Energy takes on India’s government 2021-04-08 10:48:55A Scottish firm threatens to seize overseas assets of state-controlled Indian firms

China’s rulers want more control of big tech 2021-04-07 20:00:00As the Communist Party whips digital platforms into line, trillions of dollars in market value are at stake

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