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 2017-12-13 09:19 

AFP

Weird but cute: Japan's capsule toys play big in Internet age...

A tiny replica of an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus and a plastic cat squatting on sushi: just two of the weird-and-wonderful capsule toys that have become a multi-million-dollar craze in cute-obsessed Japan.The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2017-12-13 09:12 

AP

The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan says Israel is a 'terror state'...

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local):12:10 p.m.......

 2017-12-13 09:05 

AP

France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africa...

PARIS (AP) — Presidents, princes and diplomats are coming to Paris on Wednesday to breathe life into a young African military force that aims to counter the growing jihadi threat in the Sahel region....

 2017-12-13 09:03 

Reuters Africa

S.African court orders Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog...

South Africa's High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the anti-corruption watchdog for an official inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government....

 2017-12-13 09:03 

AFP

Google opens AI centre in China as competition heats up...

Google announced Wednesday that it will open a new artificial intelligence research centre in Beijing, tapping China's talent pool in the promising technology despite the US search giant's exclusion from the country's internet.The global netwo...

 2017-12-13 09:00 

Reuters

South African court orders Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog...

South Africa's High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the anti-corruption watchdog for an official inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government....

 2017-12-13 08:59 

Reuters

BRIEF-ADTechnology signs contract worth 6.62 bln won...

ADTechnology Co Ltd :...

 2017-12-13 08:59 

Reuters

BRIEF-Pamapol To Get 4.5 Mln Zloty Financing For Its R&D Centre...

PAMAPOL SA:...

 2017-12-13 08:58 

AFP

Google opens AI centre in China as competition heats up...

Google announced Wednesday that it will open a new artificial intelligence research centre in Beijing, tapping China's talent pool in the promising technology despite the US search giant's exclusion from the country's internet.The global netwo...

 2017-12-13 08:57 

Reuters Africa

South African court orders Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog...

South Africa's High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the anti-corruption watchdog for an official inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government....

 2017-12-13 08:57 

Reuters

Russia ready to consider easing arms embargo for Libya -Ifx cites diplomat...
 2017-12-13 08:57 

Reuters

BRIEF-TaiwanJ Pharmaceuticals to issue 10 mln new shares...

TaiwanJ Pharmaceuticals Co Ltd:...

 2017-12-13 08:56 

Reuters

Sterling steadies near 2-week low ahead of wages numbers...
 2017-12-13 08:55 

AP

GOP tax plan trims top rate for wealthy, cuts corporate rate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican tax package swiftly taking shape would pull down the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 percent and slash the tax rate for corporations to a level slightly abov......

 2017-12-13 08:55 

Reuters

BRIEF-India's Deepak Spinners Sept-Qtr Profit Falls...

Deepak Spinners Ltd:...

 2017-12-13 08:55 

Reuters

BRIEF-Tiansheng Pharmaceutical Group says acquisition of electromechanical device firm for 31 mln yuan...

Tiansheng Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd...

 2017-12-13 08:54 

AP

Global stocks mixed ahead of likely US rate hike...

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street gained ahead of a likely U.S. interest rate hike....

 2017-12-13 08:54 

Reuters

BRIEF-Hunan Jingfeng Pharmaceutical to invest 261 mln yuan in pharmaceutical firm...

Hunan Jingfeng Pharmaceutical Co Ltd...

 2017-12-13 08:53 

AP

Democrat Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donal......

 2017-12-13 08:53 

Reuters

BRIEF-Patrizia Immobilien Acquires Pre-Let Care Home Development In Bad Camberg...

PATRIZIA IMMOBILIEN AG:...

 2017-12-13 08:52 

Reuters

Saudi Aramco signs $10.4 billion worth of MOUs with companies...

Saudi Aramco [IPO-ARMO.SE] signed on Wednesday agreements with foreign and local companies worth at least 39 billion riyals (8 billion pounds)....

 2017-12-13 08:51 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Japanese court rules against Shikoku Electric nuclear restart...
 2017-12-13 08:49 

Reuters

Dollar bounce stalls as Alabama outcome adds uncertainty...

A two-week rally in the dollar stalled on Wednesday after a Democrat won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama, injecting fresh uncertainty about the outlook for the greenback in the coming months....

 2017-12-13 08:49 

Reuters

German bond yields hover near 3-month lows as Fed decision looms...

Germany's 10-year government bondyield clung to recent lows on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. FederalReserve meeting that is widely expected to end with a decisionto raise rates just a day ahead before a meeting of the EuropeanCentral Bank....

 2017-12-13 08:49 

AFP

Alabama Senate victor Doug Jones a civil rights champion...

Doug Jones, the Democrat who pulled off a stunning upset victory in Alabama's nail-biter Senate contest on Tuesday, is considered a champion for civil rights in a state that played a seminal role in the 1960s movement.The global network of Agence Fran...

 2017-12-13 08:47 

Reuters

FOREX- Dollar bounce stalls as Alabama outcome adds uncertainty...
 2017-12-13 08:46 

Reuters

Poland's PKN seeks full control of Czech unit Unipetrol...

Poland's biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen PKN.WA launched a voluntary tender offer to buy the remaining shares in its Czech downstream oil group Unipetrol (UNPE.PR) to take full control and delist it from the Prague bourse....

 2017-12-13 08:45 

AFP

Alabama Democrat in shock Senate win over Trump-backed Republican...

Democrat Doug Jones scored a stunning upset victory Tuesday in a fiercely contested US Senate race in conservative Alabama, defeating President Donald Trump's chosen candidate who failed to overcome damaging accusations of sexual misconduct.The global...

 2017-12-13 08:44 

Reuters

BRIEF-Selvita To Get 30 Mln Zloty Financing from NCBiR...

SELVITA SA:...

 2017-12-13 08:44 

Reuters

Travel firm TUI puts plans in place to avoid Brexit disruption...

European tourism group TUI (TUIT.L) is putting contingency plans in place for Britain's exit from the European Union, it said on Wednesday, aiming to address potential problem areas such as flying rights, visa requirements and changes in demand....

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