Monday, 3 August 2020

Business

After global outage, Instagram is back now

Instagram services have been restored hours after the photsharing app suffered global outage on Wednesday . The Instagram used its  official Twitter account to  inform the users about restoration of the services. Users were not able to access  Facebook and its main products Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger most of ...

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May says UK can still leave EU with ‘good deal’

LONDON: The UK can still leave the EU with a “good deal”, Theresa May has insisted. Warning MPs they faced “hard choices” after rejecting her deal for a second time, she said she would vote later to rule out a no-deal exit on 29 March. Battling a sore throat at ...

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Brexit deal rejected second time

LONDON: The issue of when, if and how the United Kingdom leaves the European Union remained up in the air after MPs on Tuesday rejected the withdrawal agreement sewed by Prime Minister Theresa May over nearly three years after the 2016 referendum. The pound took another beating and business organisations ...

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UN says North Korea defied sanctions with luxury vehicles

UNITED NATIONS: UN sanctions monitors are investigating Kim Jong Un s luxury purchases of a Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz limousines and Lexus four-wheel-drive vehicles rolled out during the North Korean leader s recent international meetings, the head of the panel told AFP Tuesday. Kim drew the attention of sanctions experts when he ...

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Juan Guaido seeks to sell out Venezuela’s oil industry: report

The “interim president” has offered to give Venezuelan oil to foreign private companies, and the US has already expressed its willingness to buy. Juan Guaido , the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, proposed a draft legislation that will sell Venezuela’s oil reserves to private companies, a Reuters report says. The move would ...

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EU official warns US could break global trading system

WASHINGTON: EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom warned Thursday that US actions threatened to “break” the global trading system and she urged Washington to cooperate on reforming the rules of commerce instead. President Donald Trump´s aggressive trade policies have targeted friend and rival but he has focused the most attention on ...

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Iran wants railroad project with Iraq soon

BAGHDAD: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is looking forward to establishing a railroad project with Iraq in the near future, Iraqi state television quoted him as saying on Monday. It provided no further details. Rouhani, who is making his first official visit to Iraq, said in a news conference that he ...

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EU says UK must decide next Brexit steps

LONDON: The EU has said it is now up to MPs to decide the next steps for Brexit and it remains “committed” to agreeing a deal in time for the UK to leave this month. Officials said they had offered fresh assurances on the issue of the Irish backstop ahead ...

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Boeing 737 MAX faces global backlash

WASHINGTON: For the second time in less than six months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed minutes after takeoff and killed everyone on board, raising fresh questions about the safety of a model that is crucial to the US giant´s future plans. China – an important market for Boeing ...

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Facebook to become ‘privacy-focused platform’: Zuckerberg

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook is shifting to become “a privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform,” chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday as he outlined a broad vision for transforming the social networking giant. Zuckerberg said on his Facebook page it would be less of “the digital equivalent of a town square” ...

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