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China GDP: China sets over 6% GDP target in 2021 as economy in rebound mode

China, which was the first to be hit by the COVID-19 and the earliest to recover from the lockdown effects, on Friday fixed a...

This is how much food gets wasted, and what you can do about it | Climate Change News

Almost one billion tons of food were wasted in 2019, most of it coming from homes, contributing to rising global emissions, new UN report...

Asian shares extend losses on fears of rising inflation | Energy News

Asian stocks skidded to one-month lows on Friday as rising United States Treasury bond yields again rattled equity investors while hoisting the US dollar...

China sets modest 6% economic growth target amid COVID rebound | Business and Economy News

Expected 2021 growth rate is far below what economists are forecasting as Beijing aims for more sustainable development.China has set a modest annual economic...

US Senate takes up massive COVID-19 rescue bill | US & Canada News

With Vice President Harris breaking a tie vote, Senate begins work on $1.9 trillion spending package sought by BidenThe United States Senate cleared a...

Myanmar coup leaders tried draining $1bn from US account: Sources | Banks News

An executive order from US President Joe Biden gave the green light to block the transfer indefinitely, Reuters reported.Myanmar’s military rulers attempted to move...

Commentary: Have governments spent too much money to save economies?

NEW YORK:  Over the past year, rich-country governments...

US stocks close lower amid inflation, volatility concerns | Financial Markets News

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that he would be ‘concerned’ by disorderly markets, but stopped short of offering steps to curb heightened volatility.Stocks...

Yellen unveils $9bn in new funds to help low-income communities | Business and Economy News

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced a new $9bn initiative to expand government assistance to small and minority-owned businesses hard hit by the coronavirus...

US suspends tariffs on UK goods to resolve aircraft dispute | International Trade News

Former US President Donald Trump’s administration had slapped tariffs on European goods worth $7.5bn.The United States has agreed to suspend millions of dollars worth...

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Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad for risky, historic Iraq tour

BAGHDAD: Pope Francis landed in Baghdad on Friday...

Samsung Galaxy F62 Now Available For Purchase In Offline Stores: Should You Buy?

Samsung Galaxy F62 is the second F-series phone in the country from Samsung. The handset made its debut last month starting price at Rs....

Bitcoin Dips as Rising Yields Prompt Rethink of Popular Trades

(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin fell for a second day amid concerns that a jump in bond yields is sapping demand for riskier investments.The largest cryptocurrency...

Gantz says Israel has list of Iran-backed targets ready to strike | Joe Biden News

Defence minister says Israel has identified Iranian targets to attack if Tehran continues ‘nuclear escalation’.Israel’s defence minister has said that his country has drawn...