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Travel industry groups opposes quarantine for US-bound passengers | Aviation News

President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to require international travellers to quarantine upon arrival in the US, a move airline industry groups oppose.Groups...

Iran crypto miners cry foul over electricity backlash | Business and Economy News

Tehran, Iran – An Iranian newspaper this week shamed government authorities for allowing cryptocurrency farms – especially those belonging to the Chinese –...

Double oh-no: James Bond film No Time to Die postponed again | Arts and Culture News

The movie’s global release has been pushed back from April to October as the pandemic keeps many theatres shuttered.The global release of the...

EU tells Ivory Coast to brace for stricter cocoa laws | Agriculture News

The eurozone hopes to ratify laws later this year to protect forests, curb child labour and end farmer poverty.The European Union on Friday...

Move-in ready: US existing home sales hit 14-year high in 2020 | Coronavirus pandemic News

Home sales in the US rose to 6.48 million last year, the highest total since the peak of the housing boom.Sales of existing...

Global chip shortage chokes China’s bitcoin mining sector | Crypto News

A global chip shortage is choking the production of machines used to “mine” bitcoin, a sector dominated by China, sending prices of the...

Could Biden’s student loan freeze argue for bigger debt relief? | Debt News

Thanks to vagaries of the accounting world, Donald Trump’s administration had a chance in the final weeks of the presidential race to cancel...

First female veep, corporate America gets ‘woke’ and MLK at 92 | Business and Economy News

We round up the numbers to know from the week’s biggest economic and business news stories so you can impress yourself and your...

Biden to order stopgap aid while Congress considers big stimulus | Business and Economy News

US President Joe Biden is set to sign two executive orders on Friday to provide stopgap help to struggling Americans while Congress mulls...

Sriwijaya crash puts Indonesian transport safety in the spotlight | Aviation News

Jakarta, Indonesia – Investigators are yet to determine the cause of this month’s Sriwijaya Air plane crash in Indonesia that killed all 63...
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Rural Colombian groups seek help from new US gov’t amid violence | FARC News

Bogota, Colombia – More than 100 Colombian human rights associations from remote Afro-Colombian and Indigenous communities have written to the new US administration...

China authorises coast guard to fire on foreign vessels if needed | South China Sea News

Legislation allows demolition of other countries’ structures built on Chinese-claimed reefs, board and inspect foreign vessels in waters Beijing claims.China has passed a law...

Columbian businessman wanted by US had Maduro-Iran letter | Crime News

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran’s supreme leader when he was arrested on...

Canada considering quarantining travellers in hotels | Coronavirus pandemic News

Canada already requires those entering the country to self-isolate for 14 days and to present a negative COVID-19 testPrime Minister Justin Trudeau warned...