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Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

Chip design center to be built by MediaTek, Indiana Purdue University

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The world's fourth largest chip designer by revenue, Taiwan's MediaTek, has told Reuters that it plans to create ...

Stock markets in U.S. revive after sharp sell-off, dollar forges ahead

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday, a day after major across-the-board sell-offs."Consensus estimates for 2022 and ...

Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...

Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

Asian stocks shunned by investors, Nikkei 225 loses 457 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded lower Friday with all the major indices recording solid losses."Capitulation is the ...

Islamabad considers importing oil from Russia

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Given the country's ongoing economic crisis and acute fuel shortage, the Pakistan government is considering purchasing oil ...

High pressure fracking again being used by US oil companies

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Amidst the rise of "re-fracs" in the U.S. as part of the efforts to boost domestic oil production, ...

Stocks in Asia in retreat, Australian All Ordinaries loses nearly 2 percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia traded sharply lower on Thursday, following on from major falls on Wall Street ...

Unable to staff airports, Germany to bring in foreign workers

BERLIN, Germany: A German Interior Ministry spokesperson has said that in a bid to relieve airports overwhelmed by staff shortages ...

France expects to reopen coal-fired power plant in Lorraine

PARIS, France: In a written statement made this week confirming a report from broadcaster RTL, France's energy ministry said the ...

U.S. stock markets struggle, dollar makes sudden jump higher

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street struggled to find its footing on Wednesday after Fed chief Jerome Powell vowed ...

US farms planting unplanned crops due to chemical shortages

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to persistent shortages of agricultural chemicals that threaten yields, U.S. farmers have cut back on using common ...

Northrop, Raytheon to build missile to shoot down hypersonic weapons

WASHINGTON D.C.: Raytheon Technologies and Northrop Grumman have won U.S. contracts to develop missiles to intercept hypersonic weapons.The decision means ...

Investors pull plug on share markets in Asia, Nikkei 225 falls 245 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in Asia fell sharply on Wednesday following large falls on Wall Street blamed on ...

Expect Indian inflation over 6%, says Reserve Bank of India deputy

NEW DELHI, India: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Michael Patra says India's retail inflation is likely to breach ...

US airports saw 2.45 million air passengers on June 24

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite weather and staffing issues resulting in travel disruptions, last week the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened ...

Nasdaq slumps nearly 3 percent in U.S. stocks sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - Disappointing economic data put an end to Wall Street's recent rally Tuesday, with all indices ...

UK body to recommend 4 to 5% pay raise for healthcare workers

LONDON, England: According to a report in the UK's Guardian newspaper, a government advisory agency, the National Health Service Pay ...

Asian stock markets gain on Chinese government move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday after China announced it would halve quarantine from 14 days ...

British consumers shop less as inflation reaches record highs

LONDON, England: As prices in stores throughout Britain rise, British consumers shopped less in May and also expressed less confidence ...

First round of talks for India-EU Trade and Investment Agreements concludes, second round in September

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): The first round of negotiations for India-EU Trade and Investment Agreements has concluded in ...

Hungary suggests solution to curb global inflation

A ceasefire in Ukraine instead of anti-Russia sanctions could help tackle rising prices, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has saidA ceasefire ...

Two civilians injured in Israeli airstrike Syrian military

Shelling came a few hours before senior Iranian diplomat was due to arrive in SyriaSyria's Defense Ministry has accused Israel ...

CRISIL sees India's average retail inflation in FY23 at 6.8 pc

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): India's retail inflation during the financial year FY22-23 is expected to average at 6.8 ...

World's biggest economy dangerously close to recession analysts

JPMorgan Chase slashes its growth forecast for the US as consumers curb their spendingJPMorgan Chase has revised its midyear US ...

Native News Roundup, June 26 July 2, 2022

Here is a summary of Native American-related news around the U.S. this week:Supreme Court Expands Oklahoma's criminal jurisdiction over tribes ...

India's forex reserves rise $2.73 billion after three week of fall

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $2.734 billion to $593.323 billion during the week ...

US Announces $820 Million Military Aid Package for Ukraine

The United States announced details Friday of $820 million in additional military aid for Ukraine, including new surface-to-air missile systems ...

Gboard's split keyboard beta makes it simpler to type on foldable phones

Washington [US], July 2 (ANI): With a split keyboard option, Google's Gboard keyboard app for Android is offering a benefit ...

Russian Missile Strikes Kill at Least 21in Odesa

At least 21 people were killed and dozens injured early Friday in Russian missile strikes in Ukraine's Odesa region. At ...

Gold duty hike aims to discourage high imports, says Finance Minister Sitharaman

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the customs duty on gold has ...

IRCTC's online bus ticket booking vertical grosses Rs 5 cr in FY 2021-22

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): The online bus ticket vertical of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) ...

Ukraine needs 'hard work, determination' to join EU: Von der Leyen

Brussels [Belgium], July 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Ukraine's bid to join the European Union (EU) is "within reach" but requires "hard work, ...

Researchers make move on animal organ transplant for humans media

Scientists have asked US officials for approval of clinical trials with transplanting of pig organs into humansMultiple research and university ...

Russian Missile Strike in Odesa Kills at Least 21

Russian missile strikes killed at least 21 people and injured dozens in Ukraine's Odesa region Friday. At least one of ...

Laos Faces Debt Crisis After Borrowing Billions From China

Washington - Laos, deeply indebted to China for large-scale infrastructure projects, is at high risk of defaulting on its obligations, ...

China launches desktop operating system developers' platform openKylin

Beijing [China], July 1 (ANI): In its latest efforts to shake off the country's reliance on foreign systems such as ...

US allows ship to unload Russian oil cargo after finding no breach of sanctions: Reports

Washington [US], July 1 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States on Friday allowed a halted oil tanker transporting fuel products from Russia ...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeals against extradition to US

London [UK], July 1 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday appealed against his extradition from the UK to the ...

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21 percent six-month loss strips S&P 500 of $8 trillion in value

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After the first six months of 2022, the S&P 500 recorded a loss of 20.6 ...

Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

Chip design center to be built by MediaTek, Indiana Purdue University

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The world's fourth largest chip designer by revenue, Taiwan's MediaTek, has told Reuters that it plans to create ...

Stock markets in U.S. revive after sharp sell-off, dollar forges ahead

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday, a day after major across-the-board sell-offs."Consensus estimates for 2022 and ...

Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...

Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

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