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BREAKING NEWS

Feb 19, 2020 12:22 AM

London mayor pushes for 'associate' EU citizenship

[BRUSSELS] London's mayor Sadiq Khan pushed the idea of an "associate" EU citizenship for Britons after Brexit, as...

Feb 19, 2020 12:13 AM

US homebuilder sentiment eases while staying near 20-year high

[WASHINGTON] US homebuilder sentiment in February remained near the highest level since 1999 as lower borrowing...

Feb 19, 2020 12:01 AM

Dell to sell cybersecurity unit for US$2.08b

[BENGALURU] Dell Technologies said on Tuesday it would sell its cybersecurity unit RSA for US$2.08 billion to a...

Feb 18, 2020 11:20 PM

Vodafone, Telecom Italia offer rivals access to some sites to ease EU concerns

[BRUSSELS] Vodafone and Telecom Italia offered to give rivals access to some of their infrastructure for up to nine...

Feb 18, 2020 10:58 PM

US: Wall Street slips at open following Apple's sales warning

[NEW YORK] Shares of Apple dragged down Wall Street's main indexes at the open on Tuesday, after a surprise sales...