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US, imposes, restrictions, banned TTP, declares Noor Wali, global, terrorist

US imposes new restrictions on banned TTP, declares Noor Wali as global ter...

09 September, 2019 8:05 am 8:05 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The United States has imposed new restrictions on the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), declaring Mufti Noor Wali as global terrorist. According to the State Department, Mufti Noor Wali is involved in several terrorist attacks in Pakistan. The US has frozen all assets of Noor Wali. Along with the TPP, the State … Read More


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Oil plunges 3% as trade war concerns hit demand outlook

08 August, 2019 12:35 am 12:35 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global oil benchmark Brent futures fell more than 3 per cent on Monday on global growth concerns after US President Donald Trump last week threatened China with more tariffs, which could limit crude demand from the world’s two biggest buyers. Brent crude LCOc1 fell $2.08, or 3.36%, to settle at $59.81 … Read More




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Crude oil prices drop as global growth fears weigh

07 July, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Crude oil prices fell on Friday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for global economic growth. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were down 1.1 per cent at $56.71 per barrel by 0042 GMT. Front-month Brent crude futures LCOc1 were down 0.1 per cent at $63.23 per barrel, after closing … Read More




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Harrowing, photo, drowned, migrants, US border, global, attention

Harrowing photo of drowned migrants at US border draws global attention

06 June, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

MATAMOROS, Mexico (Reuters) – A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants travelling north, with Pope Francis on Wednesday expressing “immense sadness” at the deaths. The picture of Oscar Alberto Martinez and … Read More


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Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, US jobs risks

06 June, 2019 9:06 am 9:06 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets dithered as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the US-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a US jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged 0.04% higher and looked set for another cautious session being … Read More




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Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach

05 May, 2019 10:15 pm 10:15 pm

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rolling out next-generation telecoms equipment. The United States has been seeking to limit the role of Chinese telecom equipment … Read More


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US drops out of top 20 performers in global corruption index

01 January, 2019 10:45 am 10:45 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – The United States slid four points lower on a global corruption index in 2018, dropping out of the top 20 countries for the first time since 2011, watchdog Transparency International said in a report that cited growing threats to democracy worldwide. The group said its latest report on business leaders’ perceptions of … Read More




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Oil prices fall on worries fuel demand to stall amid slowing global growth

01 January, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices declined on Thursday amid lingering concerns over slowing global economic growth that may limit fuel demand and after a surprise build in US crude inventories. International Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $60.89 a barrel at 0352 GMT, down 25 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last settlement, having … Read More




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Global financial stability risks rising with trade tensions, IMF says

10 October, 2018 9:55 am 9:55 am

(Reuters) – Risks to the global financial system have risen over the past six months and could increase sharply if pressures in emerging markets escalate or global trade relations deteriorate further, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. The IMF, whose autumn meetings with the World Bank get under way on the Indonesian resort island … Read More




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Global shares extend fall on Trump trade threats

09 September, 2018 9:09 am 9:09 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stocks ended August much as they began the month – under the dark cloud of a potentially worsening trade war. A closely watched barometer of equities worldwide fell for a second day  after the United States and Canada failed to reach a trade deal and a report that US President … Read More




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Global luxury brands again chase China’s young, rich and spendthrift

08 August, 2018 8:57 am 8:57 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Global luxury brands from Prada to LVMH are investing in China for the first time since a crackdown on conspicuous spending five years ago, focusing on smaller, less developed cities even as the world’s second-largest economy slows. Increasing spend by cash-rich Chinese millennials, largely unhindered by a crackdown on corruption and … Read More




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