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 2020-03-31 10:20 

AFP

Amazon workers protest over virus safety...

Amazon warehouse employees and Instacart delivery workers joined protests Monday to press safety demands, highlighting the risks for workers on the front lines of supplying Americans largely sheltering at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.James said she w...

 2020-03-31 10:20 

AFP

Global lockdown tightens as virus deaths mount...

Lockdowns aimed at halting the march of the coronavirus pandemic have extended worldwide as the US outbreak continued to accelerate with the death toll there passing 3,000....

 2020-03-31 10:16 

AFP

Amazon workers protest over virus safety...

Amazon warehouse employees and Instacart delivery workers joined protests Monday to press safety demands, highlighting the risks for workers on the front lines of supplying Americans largely sheltering at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.James said she w...

 2020-03-31 10:16 

AFP

Air Canada to temporarily lay off half its workforce...

Air Canada announced Monday it would temporarily lay off nearly half of its employees and reduce activity by up to 90 percent in the second quarter due to the coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 10:13 

AP

EU launches new naval mission to police Libya arms embargo...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union announced Tuesday the launch of a new naval mission in the Mediterranean Sea aimed at enforcing the U.N. arms embargo on Libya, after Italy blocked a previous......

 2020-03-31 10:11 

Reuters Canada

Russia postpones smartphone software law until January 2021:TASS...

Russia on Tuesday pushed back legislation that would require all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with Russian software, by six months until January 1, 2021, the TASS news agency reported....

 2020-03-31 10:09 

Reuters Canada

2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes...

Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games amid the coronavirus pandemic: "Insensitive and irresponsible....

 2020-03-31 10:00 

Reuters

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Norwegian Air former CEO, chairman cut their stake to under 5%...

The founder and former chairman of Norwegian Air have reduced their shared stake to 4.64% from 9.99% a week ago, Bjoern Kjos and Bjoern Kise said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:57 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Norwegian Air former CEO, chairman cut their stake to under 5%...

The founder and former chairman of Norwegian Air have reduced their shared stake to 4.64% from 9.99% a week ago, Bjoern Kjos and Bjoern Kise said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:57 

Reuters

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Croatia cenbank says sold 618 mln euros to banks to prop up kuna currency...

The Croatian central bank said on Tuesday it had sold 618.15 million euros ($678.05 million) to commercial banks in its fifth auction this month to counter deprecation pressures on the national kuna currency amid the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-03-31 09:56 

Reuters

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Deutsche Bank to sponsor Eintracht Frankfurt soccer team: sources...

Deutsche Bank is set to ink a sponsorship deal with the local soccer team Eintracht Frankfurt, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:55 

Reuters

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Philippines reports 10 new coronavirus deaths, 538 more infections...

The Philippines' health ministry on Tuesday recorded its single largest daily increase in coronavirus deaths and infections....

 2020-03-31 09:54 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Iran's death toll from coronavirus climbs to 2,898: health official...

Iran's death toll from coronavirus has reached 2,898, with 141 deaths in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur told state TV on Tuesday, adding that the total number of infected cases has jumped to 44,606....

 2020-03-31 09:54 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Mercator Medical FY Net Result Turns To Loss Of 2.3 Mln Zlotys...

Mercator Medical SA:...

 2020-03-31 09:54 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Japanese panel warns any possible eruption of Mt Fuji could paralyse Tokyo...

A Japanese government panel has said any major eruption of Mount Fuji would rain so much ash on the capital Tokyo that its transportation network of trains and highways would be paralysed in three hours....

 2020-03-31 09:53 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive: U.S. calls for broad Venezuela transitional government, lays out proposal for sanctions relief...
 2020-03-31 09:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world...

Countries affected by the novel coronavirus around the world extended restrictions and looked for new measures to aid the virus-hit economies as WHO warned the epidemic is...

 2020-03-31 09:53 

Reuters Africa

Japanese billionaire Maezawa pulls out of dating show that promised the moon...
 2020-03-31 09:53 

Reuters

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Spain registers overnight death toll of 849, highest so far...

Spain registered 849 fatalities related to coronavirus overnight - the highest number in 24 hours since the epidemic started, although the increase in percentage terms was slightly lower than in the previous days, the health ministry said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:53 

Reuters

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BRIEF-Solutions 30 Updates On Coronavirus Impact...

SOLUTIONS 30 SE:...

 2020-03-31 09:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Deutsche Bank to sponsor Eintracht Frankfurt soccer team: sources...

Deutsche Bank is set to ink a sponsorship deal with the local soccer team Eintracht Frankfurt, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:52 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world...

Countries affected by the novel coronavirus entered another week of strict quarantine and several nations introduced new economic stimulus to aid citizens and companies hit by the pandemic....

 2020-03-31 09:52 

Reuters

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Slovenia cbank sees steep GDP fall due to coronavirus epidemic...

The Bank of Slovenia said on Tuesday it expects Slovenia's economy to shrink by 6.2% to 16.1% this year, depending on the longevity of the coronavirus epidemic....

 2020-03-31 09:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

BRIEF-Krynica Vitamin FY Net Profit Up At 7.1 Mln Zlotys...

Krynica Vitamin SA:...

 2020-03-31 09:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Croatia to pursue plan to join euro despite coronavirus, says central bank...

Croatia will continue with the next stage of its plan for adopting the euro despite any adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, the central bank said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Croatia to pursue plan to join euro despite coronavirus, says central bank...

Croatia will continue with the next stage of its plan for adopting the euro despite any adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, the central bank said on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Bank of Spain won't activate counter-cyclical buffer because of coronavirus...

The Bank of Spain on Tuesday said it would not activate counter-cyclical buffers for domestic lenders for the foreseeable future as part of the measures to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-31 09:49 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Danish banks skip dividends, share repurchases after government spur...

Several Danish lenders say they have suspended share repurchases and dividend plans for 2019, heeding calls by authorities to ensure adequate liquidity in uncertain times due to the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-31 09:48 

Reuters

[ UK ]

MOVES-HSBC appoints co-heads of MENAT capital markets...

HSBC has appointed Samer Deghaili and Marc Abourjeily as co-heads of capital markets for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT), the bank said in a statement on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:48 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Danish banks skip dividends, share repurchases after government spur...

Several Danish lenders say they have suspended share repurchases and dividend plans for 2019, heeding calls by authorities to ensure adequate liquidity in uncertain times due to the coronavirus outbreak....

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