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World Bank to invest $200 billion to fight climate change

WARSAW: The World Bank has announced to invest $200 billion between 2021 to 2025 to support countries to take ambitious steps to fight climate...

TOP 5 DESTINATIONS TO VISIT IN WINTER 2018

PARIS: We are slowing reaching the end of November and entering the holiday travel season for Christmas. It is the best time of the year...

Work on South Africa’s $72 billion nuclear plant to start in June

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's tender for the estimated 1 trillion-rand ($72 billion) expansion of its nuclear power plants will begin in June when state utility Eskom...

South Africa’s credit rating downgraded to junk

CAPE TOWN: South Africa's credit rating has been downgraded to junk status by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) following the political crisis in the country.

Egypt sees March foreign reserves at over $28.5 bln, highest since 2011

CAIRO: Egypt's central bank expects foreign reserves to jump to over $28.5 billion for the month of March, the highest since March 2011, a bank...

U.S. firm seeks $561 million from Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM: Symbion Power is seeking $561 million from Tanzania's state power supplier TANESCO via international mediation, accusing it of breach of contract,...

ASIA

North and South Korea to reconnect through road and railways

SEOUL: The two Koreas on Wednesday launched a project to reconnect rail and road links severed since the 1950-53 Korean War, but...

Iran talking to Taliban on Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Iran is talking with Taliban on Afghanistan's security situation with the knowledge of the Afghan government according to a senior...

Euro and yen draw investors as dollar becomes uncertain

LONDON: The euro and the Japanese yen gained in thin trading on Monday as concerns about a partial government shutdown in the...

Pakistan to ease visa restrictions to attract tourism

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is considering issuing visas on arrival for 55 countries in a bid to revive the tourism industry in the country.

India based Ola to invest $100 million in scooter-sharing startup Vogo

NEW DELHI: India’s biggest ride-hailing company and a major Uber competitor in the country, Ola has announced to invest a staggering $100...

Top 10 Business Schools In The World 2018

If you are thinking of going to a business school and getting an MBA, it will be one of the most important...

AMERICAS

Google building a $1 billion dollar campus in New York

NEW YORK: Google announced on Monday it will invest over $1 billion dollars in New York City in order to set up...

Top 10 Business Schools In The World 2018

If you are thinking of going to a business school and getting an MBA, it will be one of the most important...

China postpones tariffs on US cars

HONG KONG: China has announced to temporarily postpone a 25% hike on U.S. made cars and auto parts. The...

Khashoggi named Time ‘Person of the Year’

NEW YORK: Time magazine has named slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Time magazine's "Person of the Year".  Khashoggi shared the honour with other targeted...

The World’s 10 Most Powerful Women In Business

NEW YORK: For most of the human history, women have been victims of gender-inequality and sexual discrimination. More recently, we have seen a rise...

U.S. and China agree on trade peace deal

BUENOS AIRES: China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their bitter trade war on Saturday after high-stakes talks in Argentina between...

EUROPE

Euro and yen draw investors as dollar becomes uncertain

LONDON: The euro and the Japanese yen gained in thin trading on Monday as concerns about a partial government shutdown in the...

The Queen calls for goodwill and respect in her Christmas message

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth will use her Christmas Day Broadcast to say that Christmas's message of peace and goodwill needs to be heeded...

Britain remains Tech capital of Europe in 2018

LONDON: Britain's tech scene remains the most attractive and leads with record number of venture capital deals and exists than any...

Jose Mourinho fired by Manchester United

LONDON: Manchester United has sacked its manager Jose Mourinho after being with the club for two and a half years.

Top 10 Business Schools In The World 2018

If you are thinking of going to a business school and getting an MBA, it will be one of the most important...

Australia knocks France out of hockey World Cup

MUMBAI: France's World Cup dreams in field hockey ended Wednesday as they lost to defending champions Australia 3-0 in the quarter-finals in...

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