Two die in Cape Town fire in Delft

Two people have died after their house in Delft went up in flames. Western Cape police have opened a death inquest for further investigation. Authorities are still probing the cause of the fire. Two people have died after ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
International community must prevent Angola from destabilizing Central Africa

The Central African Republic (CAR) is undergoing an unprecedented attack by militants and foreign mercenaries trying to overthrow the legitimately elected govement. They have unveiled their plans recently.On February 21, the Coalition of Patriots for ...

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Tuesday, 02 March 2021
Think big. Why the future of uni campuses lies beyond the CBD

This is the second of two articles on the past and future of the university campus. The "dreaming spires" of Oxford University that Matthew Arnold romanticised in 1865 still have a powerful grip on our image of the university ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Computer glitch causes outage of U.S. Federal Reserve payment services

WASHINGTON, DC — Several payment services belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve came to a standstill on Wednesday, including the system that allows for large-value, time-critical payments. The Fed’s website noted that issues related to ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Global rout continues in Asia, Japan index drops 1,202 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia — Shares across Asia were slammed on Friday sending the major indices tumbling. "The bond market is signalling disbelief that the Fed could continue keeping rates at such low levels in the face of a recoveri ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Boeing urges grounding some 777s after engine burns during USA flight

CHICAGO, Illinois — After engine parts fell onto a residential neighborhood in Denver, USA this weekend, Boeing Co. has recommended that airlines temporarily ground 777 aircraft using that engine. The protective outer covering on a Pra ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold

The rollout of vaccines, slowing of infections and Joe Biden’s impending huge US stimulus are proving to be a double-edged sword for traders. Alarm bells have been ringing for weeks as the yield on benchmark 10-year US Treasuries ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Economy comes out of recession, GDP up 0.4 pc in Q3

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): India’s GDP grew by 0.4 per cent in the October to December quarter (Q3 FY21), marking a return to positive zone after two-quarters of recession but showing a lingering weakness in the economy, gover ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Reasons to ladder deposits with a Bajaj Finance Online FD

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Increasing market volatilities and rising interest rates are an opportunity for investors to park their savings in a fixed deposit. For those who haven’t cushioned their portfolio w ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
BMW JOY Days: Bring home sheer driving pleasure with ease

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], February 26 (ANI/BusinessWire India): BMW India has launched its new brand campaign ‘BMW JOY Days’. The campaign is designed to communicate the best deals and offers on BMW products, services, aftersales and l ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Gov’t encourages public to invest early

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- The public is encouraged to invest for a retirement fund at an earlier age under Personal Equity & Retirement Account (PERA) or known as the Republic Act No. 9505 or the PERA Act of 2008. PERA is a volunta ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Europe to sanction four Russians over Navalny imprisonment

BRUSSELS, Belgium — In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four Russian officials who are close to President Vladimir Putin, following the jailing of prominent Kremlin critic Alex ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021