Asian markets track US, Europe rout as restrictions return

Asian markets extended the previous day’s losses following another rout in New York and Europe as governments impose new containment measures as they struggle to fight off a second wave of virus ...

Asian markets track US, Europe rout as restrictions return

Europe imposes fresh curbs as global virus cases top 30m

Israel is set to become the first developed country in the world to enforce a second nationwide shutdown, beginning Friday afternoon

A man wearing a face mask and holding the British flag watches the match between Britain’s Johanna Konta and Romania’s Irina-Camelia Begu on day four of the Women's Italian Open at Foro Italico on 17 September 2020 in Rome, Italy

At least 24 migrants drowned off Libya: IOM

Two dozen migrants and refugees on board a rubber dinghy trying to cross from Libya to Europe are believed to have drowned after their boat capsized, the UN's International Organization of Migration ...

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European companies fear ‘arbitrary punishment’ amid China-Europe tensions

A report warned that the risk of deteriorating relations between China and Europe - over issues like Beijing’s treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority and new national security legislation for Hong ...

Bulk carrier Savita Naree and LPG tanker Epsilongas are moored in Riga port, Latvia on 14 August 2020

EU mulls new sanctions on Russia over Navalny case

The EU, which requires unanimity of all its members to impose sanctions, already has such restrictive measures in place on Moscow over the turmoil in Ukraine

Workers are seen at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, near the town of Kingisepp, Leningrad region, Russia, on 5 June 2019

Bayern beat PSG to become European champions

Bayern Munich were crowned European champions for the sixth time after beating Paris St Germain 1-0 thanks to a second-half header from former PSG youth academy graduate Kingsley Coman in an ...

Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller with teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Champions League, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal on 23 August, 2020.

‘Don’t be complacent’ about robust inflow of remittance: Economists

The record inflow of remittance in the last two months should not give any sense of complacence for Bangladesh as the situation in overseas labour market remains fluid and the migrant workers are ...

‘Don’t be complacent’ about robust inflow of remittance: Economists

UK not to join EU's COVID-19 vaccine scheme

Britain has turned down the chance to join a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) European Union plan to secure advance purchases of promising COVID-19 vaccines, saying the EU would not allow it any role ...

Professor Gottfried Kremsner injects a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from German biotechnology company CureVac to a volunteer at the start of a clinical test series at his tropical institute of the university clinic in Tuebingen, Germany, on 22 June 2020

Stop exporting toxic chemicals to poorer countries, UN to wealthy states

The expert commended France for recent legislation stopping the export of chemicals prohibited domestically

The Syncrude tar sands plant and tailings pond at their tar sands operation north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, on 3 November 2011. A tailings pond holds all the toxic waste from oil sands extraction process

Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

At stake is the future of a key driver of the global transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy: solar power was the second-fastest growing renewable source after wind in 2019, according to the ...

Rodrigue Kauahou, Jose Carlos Navarro and David Pascual, workers of the installation company Alromar, set up solar panels on the roof of a home in Colmenar Viejo, Spain on 19 June 2020
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