Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe chosen to lead euro currency bloc's finance group

BRUSSELS (AP) — Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe chosen to lead euro currency bloc's finance group.

Fear of disaster if UN cuts aid entering rebel-held Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — In Syria's opposition-held enclave, a new kind of panic is setting in. Already living in fear of frequent government attacks, the nearly 3 million people crowded into the country's north...

Colombian siblings launch market for Amazon farmers in need

The luscious fruits of the Amazon jungle still grow, undeterred by the raging pandemic. But many Colombian farmers and Indigenous communities have been left without a way to sell th...

Walgreens lost $1.7B in 3Q as global pandemic tightened grip

The coronavirus pandemic pushed Walgreens to a $1.7 billion loss in the third quarter with customers staying home or limiting shopping to essential supplies from grocery stores. The ...

Powerful euro single currency bloc to pick new president

BRUSSELS (AP) — The powerful group of countries using Europe’s single currency will choose a new president on Thursday, with three candidates vying for the challenging task of leading the 19-nation bl...

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US seizes 81 vehicles in Venezuela smuggling ring

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal investigators said Wednesday they have seized 81 vehicles worth an estimated $3.2 million that were bound for Venezuela as part of a smuggling ring operated for we...

Housing market heats up, cruise industry in murky waters

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and global response, the work place and t...

Hottest commodity in Lebanon's economic chaos: The US dollar

BEIRUT (AP) — The lines snaked around the block. Then they swelled to fill the whole street, before they turned into a raucous mob of men shoving to the front of the line. There at the exchange bureau...

Lebanon's rising power cuts add to gloom of economic crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese are buying candles in bulk, turning to traditional kerosene lamps and throwing away rotten food because of prolonged power cuts that plunged the country into darkness this week,...

Plan to bring back Suez Canal statue stirs debate in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — A proposal to bring back the statue of a French diplomat behind the idea to build the Suez Canal has stirred controversy in Egypt, with many saying it would be a salute to colonial times ...

EU forecasts deeper economic hit from pandemic

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive forecasts that the bloc's economy will contract more than previously expected because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused lockdowns on business...

Vodacom Tanzania: Send money to Tanzania from anywhere around the World

Over 200 countries can send and receive money via Vodacom's Tanzania M-Pesa.The mobile Money services continues to drive economic growth and financial inclusion in Africa.Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - EQS...

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Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish ties

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has scored a rare diplomatic victory in establishing relations with the independent region of Somaliland. Intense pressure from China has reduced self-go...