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Philippines Orders Nearly 3,000 Overstaying Chinese Nationals to Leave

The Bureau of Immigration in the Philippines has ordered nearly 3,000 Chinese nationals to leave the country for overstaying and infringing the conditions of...

Riots Break Out in West Philadelphia After Fatal Shooting of Black Suspect

Crowds of people took the streets and started rioting in West Philadelphia overnight after Philadelphia police officers shot and killed a black suspect armed...

Britain Officially Seals Post-Brexit Deal with Japan

Britain and Japan officially inked a bilateral free trade agreement during a ceremony in Tokyo on Friday, signifying the U.K.’s first major post-Brexit deal...

North Korea Claims Yellow Dust From China Spreads COVID-19

North Korean authorities ordered its citizens to stay indoors and avoid the yellow dust blowing in from China which they claimed spread COVID-19.North Korean...

Stock Market Jumps in Pre-Hours Trading Session

The US stock market jumped pre-hours trading session as investors in the United States and all over the world weighed the potential for more...

The Argentinean Government Will Maintain Currency Devaluation Rate

The Argentinean government announced on Friday morning it will maintain a slow rate of currency devaluation despite rising pressure on the national currency peso...

South Korean Government Says Google Undermined Competition

The antitrust chief of the South Korean government said on Friday morning that the agency believes that US search juggernaut Google has “clearly” undermined...

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Iraq and Gulf OPEC Question Whether to Keep Deep Oil Cuts into Next Year

The government of Iraq and Gulf OPEC producers Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates are debating whether they should roll over existing oil supply cuts into next year, as they struggle to stick to their agreed reductions.The government of Iraq and Gulf OPEC producers Kuwait and the United Arab...

Ecuadorean Government Rejects Repsol Assets Sale to Canadian Company

The Ecuadorean government will reject the planned sale of Spanish oil juggernaut Repsol’s assets in Ecuador to Calgary-based News Stratus Energy, following months of disagreements with the administration of President Lenin Moreno.The Ecuadorean government will reject the planned sale of Spanish oil juggernaut Repsol’s assets in Ecuador to Calgary-based...

Police Shoot and Kill Knife-Wielding Attacker Who Tried to Burn Police Station in Russia

Police officers of the Kukmorsky District of Russia’s Tatarstan have shot and killed a teenage suspect who threw molotov cocktails at police vehicles and attacked one of the officers with a knife.Police officers of the Kukmorsky District of Russia’s Tatarstan have sjot and killed a teenage suspect who threw...

New Zealand Votes to Legalize Euthanasia for the Terminally Ill.

New Zealanders have voted to legalize euthanasia for the terminally ill, according to the preliminary results in the referendum election held last Oct. 17.New Zealanders have voted to legalize euthanasia for the terminally ill, according to the preliminary results in the referendum election held last Oct. 17. The results released...

Suspected ADF Militia Kills 19 in Eastern Congo

Suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militants have killed 19 people in a village in eastern Congo last Oct. 28, according to local sources.Suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militants have killed 19 people in a village in eastern Congo last Oct. 28, according to local sources. The attack took place at...

Nice Attacker Identified as Recently Arrived Tunisian Migrant

French authorities identified the Notre Dame Basilica attacker in Nice as a 21-year-old Tunisian national who entered France earlier this month.French authorities identified the Notre Dame Basilica attacker in Nice as Brahim Aouissaoui,  a 21-year-old Tunisian national who entered France earlier this month. Aouissaoui reportedly had an Italian Red Cross...

Japan Stocks Fall Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Japanese stocks dropped last Oct. 29 to its lowest level since earlier this month due to COVID-19 concerns in Europe.Japanese stocks dropped last Oct. 29 to its lowest level since earlier this month due to COVID-19 concerns in Europe. The Nikkei 225 Index fell to 0.76% to 23,154.42, its lowest...

Hackers Stole $2.3 Million Intended for Trump’s Re-election Effort, Wisconsin Republican Party Says

Hackers have stolen $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party that was intended for President Donald Trump's re-election, state party officials told news outlets.Hackers have stolen $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party that was intended for President Donald Trump's re-election, state party officials told news outlets. According to Wisconsin...

Three Politicians from India’s Ruling Party Shot Dead in Kashmir

Suspected separatist attackers shot and killed three members of India’s ruling nationalist party in disputed Kashmir on Thursday evening, according to police authorities.Suspected separatist attackers shot and killed three members of India’s ruling nationalist party in disputed Kashmir on Thursday evening, according to police authorities. Police said the militants fired...

Exxon Will Cut 14,000 Jobs as Pandemic Continues Hammering Oil Demand

Exxon Mobil Corp announced on Thursday that it would reduce its global workforce by 15%, including 1,900 U.S. jobs, by the end of 2022, as North Amerca’s oil juggernaut attempts to preserve dividends amid severe impacts of the pandemic to the oil industry.Exxon Mobil Corp announced on Thursday that...