Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Trust in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

700 U.S. companies now have offices in Ireland

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (KPIX 5) – The luck of the Irish is only one of the factors attracting many Silicon ...

Export markets in Japan declined last month

TOKYO, Japan - Falling exports threaten the Japanese economy, particularly at a time when Chinese exports too are in a ...

Plenty of demand for stocks in Asian markets Monday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Monday in a positive start to the week. The Nikkei 225 ...

Two biggest banks in Germany could be merging

FRANKFURT, Germany - Deutsche Bank on Sunday confirmed reports first published in The Wall Street Journal, and by Reuters, that ...

Boeing confirms it is revising pilot training for 737 Max planes

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing said Sunday it is finalizing updates to its software in the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane, ...

Investments and jobs being diverted from UK to Ireland

NEW YORK, New York - At least seventy new projects have been approved for investment in Ireland as a direct ...

Zuckerberg laments loss of Cox and Daniels but excited about future

SAN JOSE, California - The announcement this week that Facebook will be losing Chris Cox has come as a shock. ...

Report: Cell Phone Use has Revolutionized North Korean Logistics

The advent of cellular phones is transforming logistics in North Korea, accelerating a shift towards a market economy, according to ...

Ethiopia and Indonesia Crash Parallels Heap Pressure on Boeing

ADDIS ABABA/PARIS - Investigators into the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found striking similarities in a vital flight ...

Sensex up 68 points at 38,163 amid sharply volatile session

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened on a high note for the seventh consecutive session on ...

US Navy Ships Pass Through Strategic Taiwan Strait, Riling China

The United States sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday as the U.S. military increased the frequency ...

Rouhani: Iran Will File Legal Case Against US for Sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the government would file a legal case in Iran against U.S. officials ...

US Wages Wide-Ranging Campaign to Block Huawei

WASHINGTON - VOA's Xu Ning contributed to this report. Over the past several weeks, the U.S. government has launched a ...

Bolsonaro Touts 'Changed,' US-friendly Brazil to Washington

WASHINGTON - Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, on his first official visit to Washington, declared himself an unabashed admirer of ...

How were Russia's Romanov and China's Qing dynasties similar

Left: Portrait of Qianlong Emperor of China (reigned in 1736-1796). Right: Portrait of Emperor Paul I of Russia (reigned in ...

UN Special Rapporteur to Visit Laos to Examine Poverty, Rights Issues

Laos has made impressive progress in reducing poverty, but still has a long way to go, as one quarter of ...

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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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