In Russian Arctic, mining giant Nornickel exhibits green goal

NIKEL, Russia: Freezing winds blow through a vast hangar in the Russian Arctic, where giant, once-gleaming machines are still, and a layer of snow...

Yemen conference seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine

DUBAI: The United Nations said it hopes to raise $3.85 billion yesterday to prevent large-scale famine in Yemen, warning that life in the war-ravaged...

Women making inroads on Wall Street, but still a long way to go

NEW YORK: Pin-up photos and smutty jokes have long been commonplace on trading floors, but the finance world is gradually opening up to women-underlined...

Women fight for funding in man’s world of tech startups

SAN FRANCISCO: Lauren Foundos has excelled at just about everything she has put her mind to, from college sports and Wall Street trading to...

A look at three women in finance

NEW YORK: Women in the US finance industry applaud signs of progress at financial giants like Citigroup, which became the first big Wall Street...

Colombia apiarists say avocado buzz is killing bees

ARMENIA, Colombia: For the second time in two years, Gildardo Urrego is scooping up piles of dead bees after an invisible evil invaded his...

I choose you! Pokemon turns 25

TOKYO: Twenty-five years after Pokemon first began delighting children and adults alike, the phenomenon is still capturing hearts, with smartphone craze Pokemon Go enjoying...

India exits recession with 0.4% Q4 growth

NEW DELHI: India’s economy grew 0.4 percent year-on-year in the final quarter of 2020, official data showed Friday, ending its first recession since independence...

$1.9tn COVID plan clears US House

WASHINGTON: The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early yesterday, hailed by Democrats as a critical step in funneling new...

G20 advances on digital tax after US drops key obstacle

MILAN: The G20 looked closer to an agreement Friday on a global digital tax after a change of heart from the United States removed...

Self-made S Korean billionaires promise to give half away

SEOUL: Two self-made South Korean billionaires have pledged in as many weeks to give away half their fortunes - a rarity in a country...

Hi, Robot: Japan android pets ease virus isolation

TOKYO: Nami Hamaura says she feels less lonely working from home thanks to her singing companion Charlie, one of a new generation of cute...

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