EU unveils plan to toughen rules for tech giants

Author:  Wed, 2020-12-16 00:36 BRUSSELS: Big tech companies face hefty fines in Britain and the EU if they treat rivals unfairly or fail...

People go hungry in Ethiopia’s Tigray as conflict marches on

People are going hungry in Ethiopia’s rebellious northern Tigray region as roads are blocked, airports are closed and the federal...

One more push for $2,000 stimulus checks

US stocks closed at record highs on Monday after President Donald Trump signed a pandemic stimulus deal that includes $600...

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Fishing rights top Brexit talks agenda

Author:  Mon, 2020-11-30 01:07 LONDON: Last-ditch Brexit trade talks continued in London on Sunday with fishing rights remaining an “outstanding major bone of contention,” according to British...

Big revamp for Saudi Arabia electricity sector

Mon, 2020-11-16 11:33 DUBAI: Saudi Electricity Company, which runs the Kingdom’s power generation and distribution, has unveiled a far-reaching restructuring of its finances and regulatory...

Egypt rail company to get $10bn investment

Author:  Wed, 2020-11-25 23:00 CAIRO: Egypt has established a National Company for Railway Industries under a deal signed with a group of private sector companies.   The...

What is happening with Bitcoin’s insane record run?

Bitcoin is crashing -- upward. It just passed $28,000 and shows no signs of stopping.

Trump slams global climate agreement Biden intends to rejoin

President Donald Trump is railing against the Paris climate accord and telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to...

EU keeps UK guessing on post-Brexit rights

British banks and pet owners among those waiting for Brussels to show its hand

Flydubai launches first scheduled Dubai-Tel Aviv flight

Author:  AFP ID:  1606374559369587800 Thu, 2020-11-26 06:50 DUBAI: Budget airline flydubai on Thursday launched direct flights to Tel Aviv, the first scheduled commercial service between the two cities, following...

Europe’s looming cash crunch

How bad it gets for businesses in the euro area depends on governments’ response.

Famous Vienna hotel turns to drive-in cake

Author:  Sun, 2020-11-29 00:15 VIENNA: The pandemic may have forced many of Vienna’s luxury hotels to close indefinitely as global travel restrictions keep away the millions of...

He was the party planner of Baghdad. Then armed men took him away.

Arshad Haibti al-Fakhry was hosting a Ladies Night at a popular hotel when uniformed security personnel burst in and took him away. No one’s...