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WASHINGTON (CMC) — A new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has found that agricultural exports from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to China could increase by almost 10 pe
PRINCIPAL director in the Ministry of Transport and Mining Dr Oral Rainford says the minerals sector is heading in the right direction with the buoyancy it is now experiencing.
The Moldovan Government on Wednesday, 28 September, decided on a temporary ban on imports of pork from Ukraine, according to state news agency Moldpres. The decision came as a result of a September 27
A photography exhibition dedicated to the conflict in Ukraine has been vandalized at Moscow’s Sakharov Center for Human Rights. A man threw paint on the photographs — taken by Sergei Loiko and Alexand
Militant forces have opened fire on Ukrainian military positions in Donbas 25 times in the past 24 hours, the press center of Kyiv’s army operation said on its Facebook account on Thursday. Nine
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The ‘save the date’ was sent to the members three months in advance, followed closely by a special dress code notification filled with sample photos of what “Safari” can look l
What to do after last year’s spectacular Marilyn Monroe-themed Chaîne des Rôtisseurs affair was clearly a no-brainer for Jamaica Inn general manager and global cognosce
A sombre Ukraine on Thursday marks 75 years since the World War II slaughter of some 34,000 Jews on the outskirts of Kiev, one of the largest massacres of the Holocaust. The carnage by Nazi forces at
Wind and solar power are wallflowers in oil- and gas-rich Russia. Not so in neighbouring Ukraine. With fears about Russian hegemony at a peak, the former Soviet republic is ready to join the renewable
There are still lots of unclear things and lots of contradictions about the downing of flight MH17, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has told BBC’s HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur. Asked whether
You’re not a failed parent. In fact, you might be ahead of the curve.
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Software maker Apttus has raised more money from private investors, postponing plans for an initial public share offer until next year because of the current uncertainties f
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - TomTom NV will supply traffic data to Volvo Trucks and Volkswagen's Skoda cars in deals announced on Thursday by the navigation services provider.
READING, England (Reuters) - Heavy machinery whirrs and clanks on the factory floor of precision metalworking firm Robert Bion & Co, where a planned three-meter robotic arm would have been speeding up
The gravity of this galaxy cluster is strong enough that it acts as a lens to magnify images of more distant background galaxies. 
We recently spoke to David Thompson, Senior Director of Product Management at LightCyber, about that businesses need to be aware of in the world of cloud security
Bone implants, while always a complicated matter, are easier to perform in adults who are already fully grown, but for children whose bones are still growing, it makes the process a lot more troubles
At least 96 children have been killed and 223 injured in the continuous bombing of Syria’s Aleppo city since Friday, the United Nations Children’s Fund said Wednesday. A senior UNICEF official said t
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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The world's largest insulin maker, Novo Nordisk, is cutting 1,000 jobs as a part of a plan to reduce costs as it faces a challenging environment in 2017, especially in the large
Born in Magura, Bangladesh, local doctors have been left stunned as to what the cause of the baby boy's ageing is - but they believe he has progeria.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss biotech group Actelion Ltd will investigate an all-oral combination therapy for patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS), it said, calling it the first study of this
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's state planner has punished hundreds of coal and steel companies by forcing them to close or cut output for violating environmental and safety regulations, the latest effort
SASKATOON - Saskatchewan's ministry of Social Services is cutting funding to the Lighthouse stabilization unit, a 20-bed dorm housing intoxicated people who do not pose a security risk and who are not
NHS trusts in England paid out more than £1.4bn in medical negligence claims last year, up from £583m in 2008.
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Two Democrats will be on California’s U.S. Senate ballot this November, but only one has the state Democratic Party’s blessing — and money. The California Democratic Party has provided more than $
The president has endorsed a candidate. The seat hasn’t been open since 1992. It’s one of the most expensive states from which to run for Congress. Either person on the ballot would make history.
So 84 million TV viewers — the largest presidential debate audience ever — watched Donald Trump get all flustered and act like a raging bull. I credit Hillary Clinton’s bright red suit. A very cle
The minor reduction in output announced by Opec on Wednesday may not be a big worry for India at this stage, but definitely a strong reminder to the Narendra Modi-government. What needs to be seen is
I'm disabled and parked on the ground floor of a car park as the lifts were out of use on the 3rd floor. Despite this, I was fined £35 which I paid. Now the Council want £422.
Even at a time when we are stretching our finances further to afford a home, moving less, and pushing mortgages beyond 30 years, we still remain captivated by two-year fixed rate deals.
While the stock market goes up and down, when it comes to investing it seems that it's worth playing the long game. A £10K investment in the FTSE 100 in 1986 would now be worth £126,867.
Latest Sport
Northern Ireland's world No3-ranked golfing star Rory McIlroy will fulfil a promise he made to South African legend Ernie Els and play in the 2017 SA Open at Glendower Golf Club next year.
Zaahier Adams picks four players who could make a real impact in the five-match ODI series between South Africa and Australia.
World No 3 Rory McIlroy will play at the 2017 BMW SA Open Championship at Glendower in January.
Since turning professional eight years ago, Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi has won just one medal.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez is emphatic about what it will take for the Sharks to beat the Golden Lions at Ellis Park in Joburg.
England caretaker manager Gareth Southgate is confident his familiarity with the players will help him adapt quickly to a role he landed at short notice.
Cape Town City and Ajax Cape Town have time to work through their glaring shortcomings as the PSL heads into a two-and-a-half week hiatus.
As AB De Villiers’s absence from the Australia Test series shows, the ICC is now in danger of losing the best talent for its premier events, writes Stuart Hess.
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Kamala Harris cashes in on the state Democratic Party's Senate endorsement while her rival gets nothing

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More theme parks kick into Halloween gear

As we enter the first weekend of October, the number of theme parks in Halloween mode is on the rise. The attractions will get five full weekends of spookiness this month, and then Oct. 31 falls on

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Knott’s Berry Farm, whose Fear VR attraction stirred controversy among mental health advocates, has decided to close the Halloween attraction.

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