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Sluggish world growth derailing UN plan to end poverty
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Sluggish world growth derailing UN plan to end poverty

The world economy has not yet emerged from a period of slow growth, a trend that threatens to derail an ambitious UN plan to end extreme poverty by 2030, a…

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UN forecasts modest global economic recovery for 2017-18

UNITED NATIONS: A modest global recovery projected for 2017-18 should be seen as more of an indication of economic stabilization than a signal of a robust and sustained revival of…

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Trump supporters flock to Washington for inaugural

WASHINGTON: Republican Linda Cools journeyed from Chicago to Washington to be a part of history: the upcoming inauguration of her favorite candidate Donald Trump to be the United States’ 45th…

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US contributes $500 Million Payment to UN Green Climate Fund

WASHINGTON : Obama administration on Tuesday announced a contribution of half a billion dollars to the UN Green Climate Fund, three days before handling over power to a Donald Trump takes…

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Samsung Group’s Chief questioned in arrest warrant hearing

A South Korean judge questioned Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee behind closed doors on Wednesday to decide whether he should be arrested over his alleged role in a corruption…

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Facebook moves to head off tougher ordinance in Germany

Facebook steps up efforts to head off tougher regulation by Germany, a fierce critic of the social media network operator, with top managers visiting Germany and saying they would do…

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Asia uneasy as May speaks, Trump heads for White House
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Asia uneasy as May speaks, Trump heads for White House

HONG KONG: Asian investors moved warily Tuesday as they look ahead to a crucial week for two of the world’s top economies as Britain outlines its plans for leaving the EU and…

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Korea tells Obama to get “packing”

SEOUL: North Korea denounced outgoing US President Barack Obama for blacklisting leader Kim Jong-Un’s sister over human rights abuses, urging him to concentrate on “packing” as he exits the White…

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Celebrity-in-chief Trump struggles to get A-list inauguration talent

Donald Trump has spent decades palling around in the celebrity world and once dreamed of a movie career. But for his presidential inauguration, he is finding little love in return….

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Poor Mexico workers fear Trump trade effect

In a rocky desert of northern Mexico, impoverished villagers fear they may be the first people in the world to suffer the impact of US President-elect Donald Trump’s trade crackdown….

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These 8 men are richer than 3.6 billion people altogether
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These 8 men are richer than 3.6 billion people altogether

LONDON: Eight men now control as much wealth as the world’s 3.6 billion poorest people, reveals a new report of Oxfam International. The men — Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Carlos…

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Trump raises record $90 million for inauguration: US media

NEW YORK: Donald Trump has raised a record $90 million to cover the costs of his presidential inauguration ceremony, according to US media reports. The President-elect will be officially sworn…

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