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Gold falls as U.S. Treasury yields rise

Gold falls as U.S. Treasury yields rise

Chicago [US], September 16: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Thursday as...

At least 9 killed in stampede at concert in Guatemala

At least 9 killed in stampede at concert...

Guatemala City [Guatemala], September 16: At least nine people were killed and about 20 were injured early Thursday morning after...

U.S. jobless claims drop for fifth straight week amid still tight labor market

U.S. jobless claims drop for fifth straight week...

Washington [US], September 16:Initial jobless claims in the United States last week dropped for the fifth straight week to reach...

Adobe to acquire Figma for approximately 20 bln USD

Adobe to acquire Figma for approximately 20 bln...

San Francisco [US], September 16: Adobe on Thursday announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Figma,...

Oil prices fall amid demand worries

Oil prices fall amid demand worries

New York [US], September 16:Oil prices dropped on Thursday as demand worries prevailed.

U.S. stocks fall amid economic data, rate hike expectations

U.S. stocks fall amid economic data, rate hike...

New York [US], September 16: U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday as Wall Street assessed a batch of economic data and...

China, S. Korea, Japan hold symposium on cooperation for age-friendly society in Jeju

China, S. Korea, Japan hold symposium on cooperation...

Jeju [South Korea], September 16: A symposium has been held among China, South Korea and Japan on cooperation for an...

Monsoon rain expected to worsen floods in parts of Thailand

Monsoon rain expected to worsen floods in parts...

Bangkok [Thailand], September 16: A new round of seasonal monsoon rain is set to hit many parts of Thailand, which...

Singapore reports 2,423 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 2,423 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, September 16: Singapore reported 2,423 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 1,869,591.

Bangladesh, ADB review implementation of assisted projects to boost economic recovery

Bangladesh, ADB review implementation of assisted projects to...

Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 16:The Bangladeshi government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) at a tripartite portfolio review meeting (TPRM) Thursday...

Myanmar reports 259 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 259 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], September 16: Myanmar confirmed 259 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to...

Malaysia maintains October CPO export duty at 8 pct

Malaysia maintains October CPO export duty at 8...

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 16: Malaysia has kept its October crude palm oil (CPO) export duty at 8 percent, a...

Pakistan receives 100 int'l flights of relief items as flood death toll rises to 1,500

Pakistan receives 100 int'l flights of relief items...

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 16: Pakistan has received a total of 100 international flights carrying relief items for flood victims since...

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports grow 11.4 pct in August

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports grow 11.4 pct in...

Singapore, September 16: Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) rose by 11.4 percent year on year in August, following a 7...

Tanzania vaccinates over 14 mln children in third round of polio immunization

Tanzania vaccinates over 14 mln children in third...

Dar es Salaam [Tanzania], September 14: Tanzanian health authorities said Wednesday that 14,690,597 children aged under five years in Tanzania...

Israel shuts West Bank checkpoints following deadly shootout

Israel shuts West Bank checkpoints following deadly shootout

Jerusalem [Israel], September 15: Israel on Wednesday closed two checkpoints in the northern occupied West Bank and warned it might...

Syria, Russia attack rebels' training camps in Idlib

Syria, Russia attack rebels' training camps in Idlib

Damascus [Syria], September 15:Syrian missiles and Russian warplanes hit positions of ultra-radical rebel groups in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib...

Lebanese university signs deal with Chinese institute on nuclear energy research

Lebanese university signs deal with Chinese institute on...

Beirut [Lebanon], September 15: A Lebanese university and a Chinese institute signed here on Wednesday a cooperation agreement regarding the...

Egypt, Qatar sign deals to boost cooperation

Egypt, Qatar sign deals to boost cooperation

Cairo [Egypt], September 15:Egypt and Qatar signed three memoranda of understanding (MoUs) in Doha, the Egyptian presidency said in a...

France to cap energy price hikes at 15 pct in 2023

France to cap energy price hikes at 15...

Paris [France], September 15: Energy price hikes for households in France will be capped at 15 percent next year, Prime...

Portugal's daily COVID-19 cases fall to lowest level in 2022

Portugal's daily COVID-19 cases fall to lowest level...

Lisbon [Portugal], September 15: The average daily number of COVID-19 infections in Portugal has dropped to 2,468, the lowest number...

French gov't revises up GDP growth to 2.7 pct for 2022

French gov't revises up GDP growth to 2.7...

Paris [France], September 15: French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire announced on Wednesday that economic growth in France...

Gold falls on aggressive rate hike expectations

Gold falls on aggressive rate hike expectations

Chicago [US], September 15:Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Wednesday on market...

2022 North American int'l auto show kicks off in Detroit after 2-year hiatus

2022 North American int'l auto show kicks off...

Detroit [US], September 15: After a two-year hiatus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 North American International...

Oil prices rise amid U.S. inventory data

Oil prices rise amid U.S. inventory data

New York [US], September 15:Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after a weekly U.S. petroleum status report painted a mixed picture.

U.S. Dow fails to recover from prior massive drop

U.S. Dow fails to recover from prior massive...

Washington [US], September 15: The Dow Jones Industrial average on Wednesday failed to recover from a massive nosedive the previous...

Incessant rains lash parts of Bangladeshi capital

Incessant rains lash parts of Bangladeshi capital

Dhaka [Bangladesh],September 15: Moderate to heavy rains lashed parts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Wednesday, inundating low-lying areas and...