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France's Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to 2021-03-01 08:54:06PARIS (AP) — A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him

EU urges parties in ex-Soviet Georgia to ease 2021-03-01 08:48:16TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - A top European Union official visited ex-Soviet republic Georgia on Monday and urged all of its parties to engage in a dialogu

Jail transfer denied to Greek gunman on hunger 2021-03-01 07:45:22Greece’s government Monday said it will not intervene to grant a prison-transfer demand by a convicted militant group gunman who has been on hun

Prince Philip transferred to another London hospital for 2021-03-01 07:42:18LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital to continue treatment for an infection, Buckingham Palace said Monda

UN: Arbitrary detentions in Syria conflict may be 2021-03-01 07:09:45GENEVA (AP) - Tens of thousands of civilians in Syria were “arbitrarily detained" in enforced disappearances during the country's 10-year conf

Ethiopia rebuffs US call to pull outside forces 2021-03-01 06:58:24KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - Ethiopia's government is rebuffing calls by the United States to withdraw troops from the embattled Tigray region. In response

Iranian lawmakers visit restive southeast area after unrest 2021-03-01 06:55:19DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Iranian lawmakers on Monday visited an impoverished southeastern province that has been roiled by recent unrest, st

UN atomic watchdog: Deal with Iran key to 2021-03-01 06:34:52BERLIN (AP) - A temporary agreement with Iran to allow United Nations inspectors continued access to the country's atomic facilities is less comprehe

Biden to meet with Mexican president amid migration 2021-03-01 05:25:15WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - President Joe Biden is planning a virtual meeting Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador - a

Biden administration acknowledges border 'crisis' ahead of chat 2021-03-01 05:14:46The new administration is acknowledging an ongoing border “crisis” as President Biden prepares to hold a virtual meeting with Mexican Pres

Pakistan hopes to save $3 billion in new 2021-03-01 04:06:34ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan’s landmark, new deal with Qatar for liquefied natural gas at lower rates will save Islamabad a total of about $3 billi

In 1st day on job, new WTO chief 2021-03-01 02:56:31GENEVA (AP) - The new head of the World Trade Organization threw her support behind long-fruitless efforts among member countries to agree on fisherie

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New York governor admits to 'insensitive' conduct amid 2021-02-28 18:53:41New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behaviour with women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtati

Trump hints at 2024 run, repeats election falsehoods 2021-02-28 17:55:27Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at another run for the White House, in 2024, while repeating his discredited claims that Democrats

Myanmar's deadly crackdowns on protests are worsening — 2021-02-28 12:45:06A UN human rights official said there was "credible information" that 18 people were killed and 30 were wounded, as security forces in Myanmar opene

Trudeau says Canada-U.S. relations need to rebuild. Just 2021-02-28 04:00:00When Justin Trudeau met with newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden this week, the prime minister noted how "there's a lot to rebuild," suggesting

New York governor accused of sexual harassment by 2021-02-27 19:43:31A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday s

Former Raptor Jeremy Lin says he was called 2021-02-27 19:08:57Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Lin didn't go into specific details abou

U.S. approves Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-27 18:24:34The U.S. cleared Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot on Saturday, adding a third vaccine option to the race against the virus.

Police crack down on protesters in the streets 2021-02-27 12:32:54Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators against this month's military takeover, deploying early and in force on Saturday as prot

Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House 2021-02-27 11:45:44The House of Representatives passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion U.S. coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challe

German radio station apologizes after host compares K-pop 2021-02-26 20:16:11A Bavarian radio station apologized Friday for a host's comments comparing popular South Korean K-pop band BTS to the coronavirus, saying his choice

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine endorsed by 2021-02-26 17:59:48U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the country on the cusp of adding an easier-to

Saudi crown prince approved murder of journalist Jamal 2021-02-26 13:22:22Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved "and likely ordered" the 2018 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U

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Chinese investment in Australia plummets 61% 2021-02-28 23:33:24The drop reflects tougher foreign investment laws and the effects of Covid-19.

Teen entrepreneurs: 'My friend's pug inspired my business' 2021-02-28 19:07:30Meet three teenagers who decided to set up their own businesses in lockdown.

Waste food: What do you do with 86 2021-02-28 19:04:46With hospitality closed during lockdown, charities and apps are stepping in to help cut food waste.

Jobless rate around UK airports above average, say 2021-02-28 19:01:42A report by MPs found the number of people claiming jobless benefits was much higher near the top 20 UK airports.

Budget 2021: The challenge facing Rishi Sunak 2021-02-27 20:22:28The BBC looks at the state of the UK economy ahead of the spring Budget.

Maids in Lebanon: 'My employer treats me like 2021-02-27 19:29:46Lucy's dream of working in the Middle East turned into a nightmare of abuse. She's not the only one.

Cryptocurrencies: Why Nigeria is a global leader in 2021-02-27 19:12:56A devaluing currency and hard economic conditions make cryptocurrencies attractive despite the risks.

Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the 2021-02-27 19:10:20The Serum Institute of India isn't a household name, but it's the world's largest vaccine maker.

Six million accidental savers 'created by Covid crisis' 2021-02-27 19:04:27Lower commuting costs, cancelled holidays and fewer meals out boost some bank accounts, a report says.

Coronavirus: Biden's $1.9tn Covid relief bill passes House 2021-02-27 11:18:03The coronavirus aid bill passes despite total Republican opposition, but must now go to the Senate.

Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to inject £126m to 2021-02-26 22:51:20The chancellor also launches a "flexi-job" scheme so people can work for several firms at once.

Amanda Staveley loses High Court fight with Barclays 2021-02-26 11:24:24A businesswoman who sued Barclays for hundreds of millions loses court case, but judge accuses bank of "deceit".

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Duty-free retail is finding new ways to grow 2021-02-20 19:00:00The pandemic is pushing the industry further away from cigarettes, booze and airports, and towards China

How to design CEO pay to punish iniquity, 2021-02-19 19:00:00Firms are increasingly trying to make badly behaved bosses hand their earnings back

Why China’s Didi can succeed where Uber has 2021-02-19 19:00:00To glimpse the future of the ride-hailing business, look east

Can Pat Gelsinger turn Intel around? 2021-02-19 19:00:00The giant chipmaker’s new boss has his work cut out

Glencore’s new boss takes the reins at a 2021-02-19 19:00:00He looks a lot like his predecessor

Volkswagen’s boss lays out his electric plans 2021-02-19 19:00:00But he will not kill the internal combustion engine

When will office workers return? 2021-02-19 19:00:00Getting back to normal will involve a host of challenges

Can Anglo-Saxon activist investors whip Danone into shape? 2021-02-19 19:00:00Anglo-Saxon shareholders appear to have the backing of the yogurt-maker’s French patriarch

As Vivendi lists Universal Music, the streaming boom’s 2021-02-18 11:01:18As subscriptions approach saturation level, label-owners decide it’s time to sell

Coupang hopes to be the next successful baby 2021-02-18 11:01:18South Korea’s tech darling is the latest second-generation e-commerce group to set investors’ pulses racing

Facebook walks as Google caves in Australia 2021-02-17 19:00:00Why two tech giants have different answers to the question of who should pay for news

Can Intel’s new boss turn the chipmaker around? 2021-02-14 19:00:00Pat Gelsinger has his work cut out

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