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US jobless claims fall for fourth straight week


US claims for unemployment fell for the fourth week in a row last week, extending an unprecedented streak of low

Indian government grounds Air India sale plans: reports

India has shelved its plans to sell debt-stricken national carrier Air India after failing to attract any bidders, a senior official

Rupee hits record low, IMF urges Sri Lanka to let it slide

The International Monetary Fund urged Sri Lanka Wednesday to let its rupee keep sliding and not intervene further to bolster the

Russia warns against Trump’s ‘alarming’ plans for US space domination

Russia on Wednesday expressed alarm over US President Donald Trump’s call for the United States to dominate space exploration and his

At least 60 dead after migrant boat sinks: survivors

At least 60 migrants died in the Mediterranean sea when their rubber dinghy sank last week, according to survivor testimonies gathered

Trump promises order to end family separations

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he is preparing to sign an executive order to halt the separation of migrant children

US lawmakers hammer commerce secretary Ross over trade

Indignant US lawmakers on Wednesday grilled Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on President Donald Trump’s multi-front trade offensive, saying it risked spiraling

Modi’s party pulls out of governing alliance in Indian Kashmir

India’s ruling party withdrew Tuesday from an alliance government in the disputed Kashmir region in what analysts described as an attempt

Nepal PM to seek investment on first official China trip

Nepal’s prime minister left Tuesday on his first official visit to China as the impoverished Himalayan nation seeks closer ties and

EU considering ‘disembarkation platforms’ to end migrant row

The EU is considering setting up “disembarkation platforms” outside the bloc to process migrants, according to draft summit conclusions seen Tuesday