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US shares proposal to extend Iran arms embargo 2020-06-05 17:46:23UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft said Friday she has shared a draft U.N. Security Council resolution with Russia that would extend th

Albanian parties reach consensus on electoral reform 2020-06-05 16:39:26TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Albanian political parties on Friday reached a long-sought consensus on electoral reform aimed at guaranteeing free and fair el

UN seeking Mideast mediators meeting on Israel-Palestinians 2020-06-05 16:04:06UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Mideast envoy is trying to arrange a meeting of key global mediators to discuss prospects and threats to a two-state so

Trump orders Pentagon to slash number of U.S. 2020-06-05 13:51:13President Trump wants a major reduction in the number of U.S. military personnel based in Germany and has ordered the Pentagon to cut thousands of tro

India, China trying to end army standoff in 2020-06-05 12:50:18NEW DELHI (AP) - Indian and Chinese foreign ministry officials on Friday discussed the flaring of tensions on their disputed Himalayan border, where t

North Korea threatens to shut liaison office with 2020-06-05 11:56:07SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Friday threatened to permanently shut a liaison office with South Korea as it continued to condemn its rival

UN agency: Iran violating all restrictions of nuclear 2020-06-05 11:33:52VIENNA (AP) - Iran has continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium and remains in violation of its deal with world powers, the United Nat

US airstrikes hit Taliban; 10 Afghan police killed 2020-06-05 10:36:33KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. forces carried out two sets of airstrikes against the Taliban, in western and southern Afghanistan, a U.S. military spo

Scuffles and tear gas at Zimbabwe opposition headquarters 2020-06-05 10:28:57HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe police fired tear gas Friday and arrested several opposition leaders who gathered at their party’s headquarters

Czech PM: Russian diplomat spread fake report of 2020-06-05 09:40:56PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech Republic’s spy agency has discovered that a diplomat from the Russian Embassy in Prague spread false information about a

No progress: EU, UK remain far apart in 2020-06-05 07:40:10BRUSSELS (AP) - Another round of trade discussions between the European Union and the U.K. ended Friday - and once again there were no signs of progre

EU, UK still at loggerheads in post-Brexit negotiations 2020-06-05 07:40:10BRUSSELS (AP) - With the deadline for a possible extension of the Brexit transition period looming, a fourth round of talks on a future trade deal bet

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Pandemic makes for lonely D-Day observance in Normandy New! 2020-06-06 19:59:31Compared to last year, when many tens of thousands came to the northern French beaches of Normandy to cheer the dwindling number of veterans and celeb

Optimistic U.S. unemployment figures under-reported due to misclassifications New! 2020-06-06 14:13:57U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May. But the Labour Department for the second straight month acknowledged making errors in counting the

OPEC, Russia to extend record oil cuts to New! 2020-06-06 13:40:30OPEC, Russia and allies were set on Saturday to extend record oil production cuts until the end of July after crude prices doubled in the past two mon

2 Buffalo officers charged with assault after video New! 2020-06-06 12:07:21Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault Saturday, prosecutors said, after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester in recent

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world Saturday New! 2020-06-06 11:04:49The pandemic has prevented travel for families to visit the Second World War graves in France's Normandy, where Saturday marks the 76th annivers

Donald Trump says Drew Brees shouldn't have backed New! 2020-06-06 08:45:31President Donald Trump on Friday criticized Drew Brees' decision to publicly apologize and walk back his comments about "disrespecting the flag."

Protesters pack Washington, D.C., as largely peaceful demonstrations New! 2020-06-06 08:23:14Thousands of protesters marched in Washington, D.C., on Saturday as largely peaceful rallies across the U.S. to protest the killing of an un

Protesting amid a pandemic: New Yorkers vow to 2020-06-06 04:00:00In New York City, which bore the brunt of the coronavirus's impact in the United States, protesters are not letting the pandemic stop them from the t

Joe Biden clinches Democratic presidential nomination, setting up 2020-06-05 22:31:04Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to U.S. President Donald Trump that

French forces kill al-Qaeda's North African commander 2020-06-05 18:24:51The French military and allied forces in Mali killed the longtime leader of al-Qaeda's North African arm, who commanded jihadists in his native Alger

U.S. jobs report represents 'a great day,' Trump 2020-06-05 13:12:11U.S. President Donald Trump invoked George Floyd's name as he delivered remarks trumpeting the latest unemployment numbers, which showed the U.S. eco

U.S. economy added 2.5 million jobs in May 2020-06-05 09:09:33The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in May and layoffs abated, the Department of Labour said on Friday in a report that showed the latest sig


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U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly falls in May 2020-06-05 09:05:25The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in May and layoffs abated, the Labor Department said on Friday in a report that showed the latest signs t

May U.S. payrolls rise fans hopes for economic 2020-06-05 09:05:05The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in May and layoffs abated, the Labor Department said on Friday in a report that showed the latest signs t

Trump congratulates self on U.S. jobs report, will 2020-06-05 09:03:10President Donald Trump on Friday sent a tweet taking credit for a stunning U.S. jobs report that showed the country's unemployment rate dropped durin

LVMH backs down on renegotiating Tiffany deal: sources 2020-06-05 09:02:00French luxury goods giant is not seeking to renegotiate its $16.2 billion acquisition of U.S. jewelry chain Tiffany & Co after deliberating whet

Canada adds net 289,600 jobs in May 2020-06-05 09:00:03Canada added a net 289,600 jobs in May, with most of the employment gains coming in full time, Statistics Canada said on Friday. The rebound in May hi

Canada gains 289,600 jobs in May, unemployment edges 2020-06-05 09:00:03Canada's economy unexpectedly gained 289,600 jobs in May, mostly in full-time work, Statistics Canada said on Friday. The jobless rate edged up to 13

Suntory CEO says 20% of restaurants may fail 2020-06-05 08:58:36Takeshi Niinami, the head of Japanese drinks and food group Suntory Holdings and a government adviser, predicted on Friday that more than 20% of bars

Futures jump after surprise fall in May unemployment 2020-06-05 08:54:11U.S. stock index futures sharply extended gains on Friday after a closely watched monthly employment report from the Labor Department showed the joble

Bombardier to cut 2,500 aviation jobs as COVID-19 2020-06-05 08:23:14Canadian business jet maker Bombardier Inc said on Friday it would cut 2,500 jobs, or about 11% of its workforce, at its aviation unit as the COVID-19

BBC appoints insider as new boss to negotiate 2020-06-05 08:13:15The BBC appointed an insider as its new director general on Friday, tasked with securing the future direction and financing of the publicly-funded Bri

Global stocks and euro gain ahead of U.S. 2020-06-05 08:11:35World stocks held near three-month highs and the euro also remained close to a three-month peak, thanks to a larger than expected European stimulus bo

Exclusive: Unfazed by pandemic, Bank of Japan to 2020-06-05 08:10:18The Bank of Japan is likely to maintain this month its projection that the economy will gradually recover from the damage wrought by the coronavirus p

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George Floyd: Why are companies speaking up this New! 2020-06-06 19:07:52The outpouring of support for protesters from corporate America is a marked shift.

My Money: 'This was not a normal week!' 2020-06-05 17:30:14Alex Wright from Leicester takes us through his weekly spending during the coronavirus pandemic.

George Floyd: Reddit co-founder quits board and asks 2020-06-05 15:14:34Alexis Ohanian says the move was inspired by protests over the death of George Floyd.

Elon Musk calls for 'break up' of Amazon 2020-06-05 12:53:52The entrepreneur condemned the online retailer after it rejected a book about coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Government under fire for cheap loans to 2020-06-05 12:23:26More than £16bn has been handed out to some household names including BA, Tottenham Hotspur and M&S.

US unemployment sees surprise improvement in May 2020-06-05 11:20:13The unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May, despite the economic damage caused by the coronavirus.

Victoria's Secret UK arm goes into administration 2020-06-05 10:04:46The lingerie retailer had already furloughed 785 of its employees in the UK amid the pandemic.

Coronavirus: BA threatens legal action over quarantine plans 2020-06-05 09:03:45Airline owner IAG is meeting lawyers to decide whether to challenge government over quarantine plans.

BA refuses to meet Home Secretary over quarantine 2020-06-05 07:36:12The airline has declined to meet Priti Patel amid strong criticism of the UK's quarantine policy.

Bombardier to cut 2,500 jobs worldwide 2020-06-05 07:29:12The aerospace firm, one of NI's largest employers, says it has no announcement to make about Belfast jobs.

Bentley: Luxury carmaker to cut up to 1,000 2020-06-05 06:51:19The firm, which makes its luxury cars in Crewe, says up to 1,000 jobs will go.

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca to begin making potential vaccine 2020-06-05 04:12:07AstraZeneca says it could provide two billion doses of a potential vaccine, helped by backing from Bill Gates.