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Forced labour in China: US starts blocking solar panel imports

Washington: The US government has started blocking the import of solar panels that they believe could be products of forced labor in China, an issue which might once again trigger conflic ...

Bitcoin price moves past $50,000 first time since May 15

Moscow: The price of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency was going up over 2.5 percent in the early hours of Monday, briefly surpassing the $50,000 mark.

China: Urban jobless rate moves up in July

Beijing: China is witnessing an increase in unemployment rate in July as more and more college students hunt to find jobs in the nation.

UK unemployment moves down to 4.7pc amid rise in vacancies: Statistics Service

London/UNI/Sputnik: Unemployment in the United Kingdom has dropped to 4.7per cent from April to June amid a record surge in vacancies, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Tue ...

Iran's top businessman said exports to Afghanistan down by 85 percent amid Afghan civil war

Tehran: Head of Iran-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce Hossein Salimi said that Iran’s export’s to Afghanistan has dropped over 85 percent due to the unrest and civil war ...

Congo: Pressure mounts between Chinese cobalt mine workers and their Chinese bosses

Beijing: Chinese companies are slowly entering the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in search of  cobalt recently, triggering a new conflict in the region.

UN chief welcomes 'historic' IMF liquidity boost for governments in need

New York: As the COVID-19 crisis continues to exacerbate restrictions on government spending throughout the world, the UN chief on Tuesday welcomed the decision by the International Monet ...

Zoom agrees to pay $85Mln to settle user privacy suit: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: Zoom Video Communications agreed to pay $85 million to settle a collective claim on alleged user privacy breach in the US, the New York Times reported on Monday.

Yemen: New World Bank funds offer lifeline to most vulnerable

New York: Three UN agencies on Thursday welcomed $127 million in new funding from the World Bank to provide lifesaving support to some of the country’s most hard hit rural families, ...