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Carnival’s Princess Cruises extends suspension of some voyages

Carnival Corp's Princess Cruises on Thursday extended the suspension of some of its voyages in Australia, Canada and Taiwan as ports around the world...

Australia to pledge $207 million for regional vaccine program

Australia will pledge A$300 million ($207 million) to provide vaccines to children in the Indo-Pacific region at a Global Vaccine Summit on Thursday, its...

‘Get off the grass!’ Australian PM told to move on during stimulus announcement

A media conference by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to announce a new stimulus package briefly turned comical on Thursday when he and reporters...

Aston Martin to shed up to 500 jobs in cost cutting drive

British luxury carmaker Aston Martin plans to shed up to 500 jobs as it seeks to bring its cost base into line with reduced...

Four people, including child, injured in London shooting

Four people, including three adults and a child, were shot in north London late on Wednesday and an investigation has been launched into the...

Japan’s latest stimulus to boost real GDP by about 2.0%: economy minister

Japan's latest stimulus package aimed at softening the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic is estimated to boost real gross domestic product by about...

Mozambique expects Exxon gas project decision next year

Mozambique's National Petroleum Institute expects Exxon Mobil's final investment decision on a $30 billion gas project in the north of the country in 2021,...

Minneapolis architect seeks to rebuild his city after protest

George Floyd's death in Minneapolis while in police custody, and the destruction that followed during demonstrations throughout the region, cut especially deep for Saint...

Bank of England asks banks to estimate pandemic loan losses

The Bank of England will gather more information from banks on their likely losses on loans due to the pandemic, its deputy governor Sam...

Israeli parliament sessions suspended after lawmaker gets coronavirus

Israel's parliament suspended sessions scheduled for Thursday after a lawmaker tested positive for the coronavirus, while some schools shut down anew amid worries about...

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