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European Stocks Decline as Roche, H&M Earnings Miss Projections

European stocks fell, after swinging between gains and losses, as investors weighed worse-than-estimated earnings from companies including Roche Holding AG and Hennes & Mauritz...

World’s worst Airline undergoing revolution to boost tourism

Air Koryo flight attendants at Pyongyang Airport. Change is in the air in North Korea. After years of being ranked by Skytrax as the world's worst airline,...

Islamic state grows in Libya amid local militias’ resistance.

The top U.S. commander for Africa said the number of Islamic State group militants in Libya has doubled in the last year or so...
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Liberia’s Sirleaf, Mahama’s brother named in Paradise Papers

Liberia’s outgoing president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Ibrahim Mahama, brother of former Ghanaian President were all mentioned in the Paradise Papers, that exposed the...

Obama in Cuba for historic visit

President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new...

Canada to phase out coal-fired power 2030-report

Canada will announce on Monday a plan to virtually eliminate the use of traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030, media reported. The measure will offer flexibility...

Burkina Faso’s President names economist as prime minister.

Burkina Faso's president named economist Paul Kaba Thieba as prime minister on Thursday, a week after being sworn in as the first new leader...

U.S stocks, dollar slide on employment dip

Banks and other financial companies led a modest decline in U.S. stocks Friday after a report indicating that hiring slowed sharply in May put...

Ryanair Tops 100 Million Passengers as Discount Flights Flourish

Ryanair Holdings Plc grew at more than twice the pace of EasyJet Plc last year, taking its annual passenger tally above 100 million for...

Air strike kills mother, child in Libya’s Derna

An unidentified aircraft carried out an air strike on the Libyan city of Derna on Sunday, killing a mother and her child. Reports say that...