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US recovery, slow and uneven, is hampered by ‘uncertainty’: Fed survey

U.S. business activity and employment ticked up through late August, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, but economic growth was generally sluggish as COVID-19...

US: Budget deficit to hit record $3.3 trillion due to Covid-19, recession

The federal budget deficit is projected to hit a record USD 3.3 trillion as huge government expenditures to fight the coronavirus and to prop...

Pakistan bans Tinder, Grindr and 3 other apps over ‘immoral’ content

Pakistan said on Tuesday it has blocked Tinder, Grindr and three other dating apps for not adhering to local laws, its latest move to...

China eyes military facilities in Pak, Myanmar, 10 other nations: Pentagon

China is seeking to set up more robust logistics in about a dozen countries, including three in India's neighbourhood, to allow its army to...

Taiwan plans to issue new passports emphasising distinction with China

Taiwan plans to issue new passports emphasising its independent identity and downgrading connections with China. The foreign ministry on Wednesday released images of the new...

Iraq seeks exemption from OPEC deal curbing oil production in Q1 2021

Iraq is seeking an exemption from an OPEC+ deal curbing oil production during the first quarter of 2021 but will adhere to the cuts...

China suspends barley imports from Australia’s largest grain exporter

China said on Tuesday it had suspended barley imports from Australia's largest grain exporter, a ruling that threatens to inflame bilateral tensions. China's General Administration...

India-US can challenge each other to do better on human rights: Nikki Haley

India and the US need to acknowledge that they fall sometimes when it comes to human rights, a former American diplomat said on Tuesday,...

Apple asks suppliers to make 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year

Apple Inc has asked suppliers to make at least 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year, along with new Apple Watch models, a...

Trump to help struggling US airlines facing downturns due to Covid-19

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his administration would help U.S. airlines facing sharp downturns in passenger traffic as a result of the novel...

French leader warns Lebanese politicians of ‘last chance’

French President Emmanuel Macron issued a stern warning to Lebanon's political class Tuesday, urging them to commit to serious reforms within a few months...

Pak court gives ‘last chance’ to ex-PM Sharif to surrender before Sept 10

A Pakistani court on Tuesday gave a "last chance" to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to surrender and appear before it on September 10...

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