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Car rams into Paris eatery, killing 12yo girl

Car rams into Paris eatery, killing 12yo girl

Reuters

A car plowed into the outdoor terrace of a pizzeria in the small town of Sept-Sorts east of Paris on Monday, killing a 12-year-old girl and seriously injuring several other people. The driver deliber...

US to probe China on trade

US to probe China on trade

BBC

US President Donald Trump has asked his country's top trade official to review China's practices regarding intellectual property. The move was incremental, but could eventually lead to the US imposin...

Malaysia economy to grow at 5.4pc in Q2

Malaysia economy to grow at 5.4pc in Q2

Reuters

Malaysia's economic growth is expected to have slowed slightly in the second quarter as weaker private consumption partly offset a boost from resilient manufacturing and trade, a Reuters poll showed....

Germany Q2 GDP edges up

Germany Q2 GDP edges up

Reuters

The German economy grew by less than expected in the second quarter as net trade dampened an overall expansion which was driven by strong household spending. The rising state expenditure also affecte...

Gold edges up as N Korea tensions ease

Gold edges up as N Korea tensions ease

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Gold edged lower on Tuesday, weighed down by a steady US dollar and firmer Asian stocks as geopolitical tensions between the United States and North Korea appeared to ease.  Spot gold had falle...

Taxmen pace up PCA, reconcile taxable imported, released goods

Taxmen pace up PCA, reconcile taxable imported, released goods

Doulot Akter Mala

The Customs have decided to enhance post-clearance audit (PCA) and reconcile imported and released goods as a strategy for achieving the revenue target for this fiscal. Officials said these two are p...

Taylor Swift wins groping trial against DJ, awarded symbolic $1

Taylor Swift wins groping trial against DJ, awarded symbolic $1

Khaleej Times

Taylor Swift won her trial against a Colorado radio personality on Monday after a jury found that the former DJ assaulted and battered the pop star by groping her bare bottom, and awarded her the symb...

Both sides to blame for Virginian violence: Trump

Both sides to blame for Virginian violence: Trump

Reuters

President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over US race r...

Female suicide bombers kill 27 in Nigeria

Female suicide bombers kill 27 in Nigeria

BBC

Three female suicide bombers have carried out an attack that has killed at least 27 people in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say. Dozens were injured when the women on Tuesday blew themselves up o...

Dollar revived by US data tonic, North Korea respite

Dollar revived by US data tonic, North Korea respite

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The dollar hoarded hefty gains on Wednesday after strong US retail data put a Federal Reserve rate hike back on the agenda, while Asia stocks inched ahead as tensions in the Korean peninsula simmered...

Asian shares mixed as N Korea tensions ease

Asian shares mixed as N Korea tensions ease

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Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after US indexes took small losses as Washington and North Korea indicated their willingness to reduce nuclear tensions. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0....

600 still missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

600 still missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

BBC

At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, a spokesman for the president has told the BBC.   President Er...

Taiwan’s economic minister resigns over massive blackout

Taiwan’s economic minister resigns over massive blackout

AP

Taiwan's economy minister Lee Chih-kung has resigned after a generator failure at a power plant caused a massive blackout in many parts of Taiwan, including capital Taipei   The power outage af...

Uber settles US allegations over data privacy

Uber settles US allegations over data privacy

Reuters

Uber Technologies has agreed to two decades of audits after US regulators found the ride-services company failed to protect the personal information of drivers and passengers and deceived the public a...

Philippine police kill 32 drug suspects in 24hrs

Philippine police kill 32 drug suspects in 24hrs

AP

Philippine police have killed 32 alleged drug offenders in a series of anti-drug operations near the capital Manila this week, police said Wednesday. The updated report shows that anti-drug operation...

Bill Gates donates $4.6b to charity

Bill Gates donates $4.6b to charity

BBC

Bill Gates has given away $4.6bn to charity in his largest donation since 2000. He remains the world's richest person, despite giving away 64 million shares in Microsoft. The shares are equivalent t...

Oil prices rise on inventory drop

Oil prices rise on inventory drop

Reuters

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, lifted by declining US crude inventories, although markets were still restrained by general oversupply. The market focus was turning to the release of official Energy In...

Trump hits back at business leaders

Trump hits back at business leaders

BBC

US President Donald Trump hit back at business leaders on Tuesday as executives tried to distance themselves from the administration. Mr Trump is under fire for being late to condemn white supremacis...

Abbas sends greeting to Kim Jong-un

Abbas sends greeting to Kim Jong-un

AP

The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has wished North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "health and happiness" at a time of rising nuclear tensions with the US. Mahmoud Abbas sent the greeting on Tuesday...

Gold prices firm ahead of Fed minutes

Gold prices firm ahead of Fed minutes

Reuters

Gold prices firmed early on Wednesday as investors waiting for the release of minutes from the US Federal Reserve's last meeting in July for clues on the pace of potential interest rate hikes. Spot g...

Trump scraps business groups

Trump scraps business groups

Reuters

President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only...

Asian shares edge up

Asian shares edge up

Reuters

Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea came off the boil, while the Federal Reserve's concerns about weak US inflation weighed on the dollar. &nbs...

Collapse of the Islamic State: The Jihadi pivot to Asia

Collapse of the Islamic State: The Jihadi pivot to Asia

Dan Steinbock

As the Islamic State is collapsing in the Middle East, it needs wins elsewhere. Southeast Asia is Jihadi terror's new battlefront. In order to contain the terror, new kind of cooperation is needed bet...

Oil rises as US crude stocks drop

Oil rises as US crude stocks drop

FE Report

Oil prices edge up on Thursday, clawing back some ground after losses in the previous session.   Traders said the market was range-bound as falling crude inventories provided price support whil...

Guatemala hospital shooting kills seven

Guatemala hospital shooting kills seven

AP

At least seven people were killed and 12 others injured in Guatemala's largest hospital as attackers stormed with guns blazing Wednesday to free an imprisoned gang member, officials said.   Car...

China bans weird and long company names

China bans weird and long company names

BBC

China has banned companies from registering weird and long names. Last year, Beijing banned any more "bizarre" buildings. In recent years the country has seen buildings shaped like a teapot and anoth...

Gold prices up on softer dollar

Gold prices up on softer dollar

Reuters

Gold rose on Thursday as the dollar remained subdued after minutes from the US Federal Reserve's July meeting hinted at a delay in further rate hikes, while palladium hit a fresh 16-year high. Spot g...

Philippines Q2 GDP growth quickens

Philippines Q2 GDP growth quickens

Reuters

The Philippine economy grew at a sizzling pace in the second quarter, topping expectations as a government-led construction boom and an extended rebound in the farm sector took some of the sting off a...

Hyundai plans long-range electric car

Hyundai plans long-range electric car

Reuters

Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the centre of its product strategy - one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to T...

YouTube TV expands to 14 new US markets

YouTube TV expands to 14 new US markets

Reuters

Alphabet Inc's Google has expanded its YouTube TV streaming service into 14 new US markets to reach half of American households, with an additional 17 markets to launch in the next few weeks, the comp...