Saturday, April 17, 2021
 

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Investors jitters hit Asian markets

TOKYO: Markets were mixed in Asia on Thursday as investors applied the brakes to a recent rally that has some worried valuations may have...

Libyans cry over old city’s destruction

BENGHAZI: In alleys criss-crossing the Libyan capital’s Old City, construction crews are hard at work restoring former glory to architectural treasures neglected under ex-dictator...

Sotheby’s eyes $16.8M sale in 1st NFT try

NEW YORK: Sotheby’s hosted its first sale of art supported by nonfungible tokens (NFTs), the trendy authentication technology, by artist Pak, with the works...

Foden helps Man City reach semis

At the fifth time of asking, Pep Guardiola has guided Manchester City to a Champions League semifinal as they saw off Borussia Dortmund and...

1 killed, 12 missing in US boat sinking

NEW ORLEANS: One person died and 12 were missing after a commercial lift vessel capsized in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of...

Pirates free 15 seafarers

LAGOS: Fifteen crew members kidnapped from a chemical tanker off the coast of Benin more than a month ago have been released, the ship’s...

Oil prices hike worldwide

DUBAI: Oil prices surged globally and most European markets closed higher on increased optimism for a post pandemic economic rebound, though Wall Street struggled...

Europe needs ‘extra push’ vs Covid – IMF

TOLEDO CITY: European economies need “an extra push” of financial support this year and next to overcome the long-term impacts of the coronavirus disease...

Remove troops in Ukraine, Russia told

WASHINGTON, D. C.: US President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have agreed to call on Russia to reduce its troops on the...

Fed: More businesses can recover

NEWARK: American businesses are feeling more optimistic as vaccinations against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) become common and economic activity accelerated moderately in recent weeks,...

Trump’s top diplomat joins Fox News

Donald Trump's top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a "contributor," the conservative cable news channel said Thursday. "I...

Duterte honors selfless Covid-19 frontliners on Day of Valor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as the country commemorates Araw ng...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...

Security forces search Myanmar protest district room by room

YANGON: People barricaded in a Yangon neighborhood overnight said on Tuesday that Myanmar security forces searched their homes room by room for anti-coup protesters,...

Royal family says Harry, Meghan racism charges ‘concerning’

LONDON: Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that allegations of racism made earlier this week by Prince Harry and Meghan were “concerning" and would be addressed...