UN envoy says Syria especially Aleppo in emergency mode

October 6, 2016 8:30 PM
UN envoy says Syria especially Aleppo in emergency mode

GENEVA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) — UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura on Thursday called the decision of the United States and Russia to break off cooperation as a “serious setback,” adding that “one can deny that we are in an emergency mode” regarding the conflict in Syria. He […]

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U.S. dollar rises against other major currencies

October 5, 2016 9:00 PM
U.S. dollar rises against other major currencies

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar climbed against other major currencies on Tuesday amid Federal Reserve officials’ hawkish remarks on interest rate hikes. In late New York trading, the euro fell to 1.1201 dollars from 1.1217 dollars, while the dollar bought 102.82 Japanese yen, higher than 101.57 […]

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Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation

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Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — Oil prices ended slightly lower Tuesday, as traders continued to assess the impact of a preliminary deal on output by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The West Texas Intermediate for November delivery fell 12 U.S. cents to settle at 48.81 dollars […]

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Gold down in biggest decline since 2013

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Gold down in biggest decline since 2013

CHICAGO, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell sharply on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar strengthened significantly in the wake of the Brexit. The most active gold contract for December delivery fell 43 U.S. dollars, or 3.28 percent, to settle […]

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Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation

October 4, 2016 9:30 PM
Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — Oil prices ended slightly lower Tuesday, as traders continued to assess the impact of a preliminary deal on output by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Oil prices gained about 10 percent in the past five sessions after the OPEC reached an […]

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Ghana receives 500 mln USD letter of Credit

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Ghana receives 500 mln USD letter of Credit

ACCRA, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) — HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank issued on Tuesday a Stand-by Letter of Credit (LOC) worth 500 million U.S. Dollars to support efforts aimed at boosting electricity production and supply in Ghana, a release received here has said Tuesday. The LOC issued in London, Britain will […]

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Taliban overrun district in S. Afghan province

October 3, 2016 10:55 AM
Taliban overrun district in S. Afghan province

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) — Following months of besieging, the Taliban militants launched massive offensive and overrun Nawa district in the southern Helmand province on Monday, a lawmaker Wadood Popal said. “The Taliban rebels launched massive offensive early Monday on Nawa district and captured it,” Popal told reporters […]

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Russia detains Ukrainian military officer on alleged espionage

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Russia detains Ukrainian military officer on alleged espionage

MOSCOW, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) — The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Monday that it had detained a Ukrainian military officer in Moscow for allegedly gathering intelligence about the Russian Armed Forces. Roman Sushchenko, an officer of the Chief Intelligence Office of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, was purposefully collecting […]

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US gov’t relinquishes Control of web’s Address book?

October 2, 2016 1:20 PM
US gov’t relinquishes Control of web’s Address book?

The US government’s contract to control the internet’s ‘address book’ has expired after 47 years, transferring management of the Internet’s unique identifiers to the private-sector. The US Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) had a contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to […]

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UN: Condolence book in memory of former President Peres opened

September 28, 2016 10:00 PM
UN: Condolence book in memory of former President Peres opened

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) — The Israeli Mission to the United Nations will open a condolence book in memory of former President Shimon Peres, who passed away in Tev Aviv earlier Wednesday, the mission announced here. Peres died at 93, two weeks after he suffered a stroke. Leaders and […]

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