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Peter Thiel's luxury New Zealand lodge opposed by 2021-10-19 08:53:58Peter Thiel's proposed luxury lodge in New Zealand has been opposed by a local environmental group who believe it is "inappropriate" for the natura

IMF downgrades its growth forecast for Asia, says 2021-10-19 08:01:57Asia's economy is forecast to grow by 6.5% in 2021, lower than the previously projected 7.6%, said the IMF.

CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum Europe: Providing Energy 2021-10-19 07:55:53CNBC took a look at the energy transition, from the role incumbent energy providers will play, to the new start-ups that are looking to change the bus

These travelers moved to Europe despite knowing no 2021-10-19 07:16:10Meet two women who moved to Europe — one left a tropical island to live in the Arctic, the other bought and opened a hotel in Spain during the p

Russia chooses not to raise natural gas supplies 2021-10-19 05:10:24Putin had suggested Russia could provide additional supply to Europe at a time when millions of households are facing soaring winter energy bills.

Asia-Pacific markets higher as tech stocks in the 2021-10-19 04:15:29Tech stocks in Asia rose in Tuesday trade, with the Hang Seng Tech index in Hong Kong jumping 2.25% by the afternoon.

Watch CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum Asia: Providing Energy 2021-10-19 03:11:15CNBC takes a look at the energy transition, from the role incumbent energy providers will play, to the new start-ups looking to change the business mo

'We are on a war on combating greenwashing,' 2021-10-19 01:20:25A Swedish start-up that's been backed by Google claims that its carbon emissions tracker can help to put an end to corporate greenwashing.

How Evergrande found itself on the wrong side 2021-10-18 23:31:42Evergrande made little progress toward complying with China's crackdown on real estate debt until it was too late for investors who put money into it

Netflix's 'Squid Game' is reportedly worth almost $900 2021-10-18 18:52:21Netflix's "Squid Game" will reportedly generate almost $900 million in impact value for the company, which said the show is its biggest s

New York and Texas are winning the war 2021-10-18 07:49:46There is a war brewing among states to attract bitcoin miners, and new data shows that a whole lot of them are headed to New York, Kentucky, Georgia,

CNBC's Sustainable Future Forum Europe: Responsibility & Regulation 2021-10-18 07:34:17CNBC breaks down the demographics of change and the laws and regulations that can guide it.

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Many of Afghanistan's journalists have fled. Those who New! 2021-10-22 17:02:28The Taliban has issued edicts that are likely to smother what few independent media outlets survived the collapse of the U.S.-backed government.

A woman is killed by her partner or New! 2021-10-22 16:54:34A wave of killings of women by their current or former partners has rattled France, where critics blame a deeply entrenched sexism.

Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimes New! 2021-10-22 15:38:58A New York jury has convicted a former associate of Rudy Giuliani of charges that he made illegal campaign contributions to influence U.S. politicians

Workers are fed up. But is this really New! 2021-10-22 14:17:42After decades of stagnating wages and diminishing pension and healthcare benefits, many U.S. workers are fed up. A small but growing number are organi

Why no tusks? Poaching tips scales of elephant New! 2021-10-22 14:17:12Scientists have pinpointed how years of civil war and poaching in Mozambique have led to a greater proportion of elephants that will never develop tus

Fired Nebraska grain elevator worker shoots 3 people, New! 2021-10-22 09:22:41Nebraska State Patrol says a man who was fired from a grain elevator job returned and shot three people before being shot to death by another worker.

Today's Headlines: L.A. students' learning sputtered badly in New! 2021-10-22 08:00:12A first-of-its-kind Los Angeles Times analysis of data shows the impact of the pandemic on L.A. students: deep drops in assessment scores or below-gra

A shot in each arm: France vaccinates against New! 2021-10-22 07:36:46Worried that the flu and COVID-19 could trigger a winter double whammy, France is forging ahead with a vaccination and booster-shot program.

Rep. Katie Porter presses Biden team on Marshall New! 2021-10-22 07:00:17Negotiations remain stalled on a U.S. compact with the Marshall Islands, partly because of differences over the U.S. nuclear legacy there.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, 95, spent night in hospital 2021-10-21 20:43:08Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital after being advised by her doctor to rest.

Remains found in Florida park identified as belonging 2021-10-21 18:20:54Authorities say remains found in a Florida wilderness park are those of Brian Laundrie, who was a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped American 2021-10-21 17:47:19The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that Haitian police say kidnapped 17 members of a U.S. missionary group is seen in a new video saying he will kill t

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John McCain Freedom Award Honors Lithuania, and Democracy New! 2021-10-22 16:47:00The Lithuanian people along with democracy leaders from Belarus, Cuba and Myanmar have been awarded this year's John McCain Freedom Award. The award

US Senator Warns Beijing: Do Not Take Taiwan New! 2021-10-22 16:18:08A U.S. senator who sits on the Armed Services Committee is warning a violent, military takeover of Taiwan by Beijing would markedly change the world o

China Proposes Plan to Block Private Investment in New! 2021-10-22 14:00:44A proposal to ban private investment in Chinese news outlets has been viewed by critics as a further attempt by Beijing to control all sectors of the

China's Troubled Property Behemoth Averts Default for Now New! 2021-10-22 12:52:52China Evergrande Group appeared to have averted default with a last-minute bond coupon payment, a source said Friday, buying it another week to wrestl

China’s Reach Into Africa’s Digital Sector Worries Experts New! 2021-10-22 10:30:47Chinese companies like Huawei and the Transsion group are responsible for much of the digital infrastructure and smartphones used in Africa. Chinese p

US Defense Secretary: US Will Continue to Help New! 2021-10-22 10:14:14U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Friday while the country remains committed to its “one China” policy, it will continue to help Ta

PM Ardern: New Zealand Must Be 90% Vaccinated New! 2021-10-22 09:38:58New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Friday the country will end its strict COVID-19 lockdown once 90% of its&

French Lawmakers Reach Out to Taiwan Despite Risk New! 2021-10-22 08:49:24A visit by a group of French senators to Taiwan earlier this month is just the latest sign that European countries are willing to engage with the East

Hong Kong SIM Registration Law Raises Privacy Concerns New! 2021-10-22 04:34:14A new Hong Kong telecommunications law requiring users to register their mobile SIM cards using their legal names could further stoke fear in a c

Biden Says US Would Come to Taiwan's Defense 2021-10-21 22:59:48The United States would come to Taiwan's defense and has a commitment to defend the island China claims as its own territory, U.S. President Joe Bide

After NBA Player's Tibet Comments, China Blacks Out 2021-10-21 22:11:59Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments

No 'Squid Game': South Korea's Real-Life Debt Trap  2021-10-21 21:31:39Many small-business owners in South Korea recognize themselves in the cash-strapped characters of the wildly popular Netflix drama Squid Game, who vie

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Late monsoon floods kill more than 150 in 2021-10-21 23:55:45NEW DELHI - More than 150 people have died in flooding across India and Nepal in recent days, as heavy late monsoon rains triggered flash floods, dest

India celebrates 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses with 2021-10-21 23:48:26NEW DELHI - India celebrated the milestone of administering 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses on Thursday (Oct 21), with the government promoting the a

Japan princess overcomes money scandal, PTSD to marry 2021-10-21 23:27:15TOKYO - Japan's Princess Mako will marry a commoner in a subdued ritual on Tuesday (Oct 19) after a three-year engagement plagued by scandal and

Philippines' Duterte says he takes full responsibility for 2021-10-21 23:26:10MANILA - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday (Oct 21) he took full responsibility for the bloody war on drugs that has ki

Victims of Indonesia's 1965 communist killings tell UK 2021-10-21 22:58:13Survivors and descendants of those killed in Indonesia’s anti-communist purge of 1965-1966 are urging Western countries to apologise for their r

Thailand to allow quarantine-free travel from 46 countries 2021-10-21 21:37:39BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thailand will let vaccinated visitors from 46 countries forgo Covid-19 quarantine from next month, up from 10 previously announced

No Squid Game: South Korea's real-life debt trap 2021-10-21 21:20:42SEOUL - Many small business owners in South Korea recognise themselves in the cash-strapped characters of the wildly popular Netflix drama Squid

Australia-Singapore quarantine-free travel bubble could be established within 2021-10-21 20:41:24SYDNEY - Australia is in the final stages of concluding a quarantine-free travel bubble with Singapore that could be established within next week, Pri

South Korea launches first domestically produced space rocket 2021-10-21 05:52:21GOHEUNG - South Korea's first domestically built space rocket blasted off on Thursday (Oct 21) in a test launch that represents a major leap for the

Asean should rethink non-interference policy amid Myanmar crisis: Malaysia 2021-10-21 04:13:27KUALA LUMPUR - Asean should rethink its decades-long policy of non-interference in the affairs of member states, amid a worsening human rights cr

Myanmar's economic woes due to gross mismanagement since 2021-10-20 23:59:29Myanmar's economic turmoil is due to political instability and mismanagement following a February coup, a US official said on Wednesday (Oct 20) afte

Thailand prepares airports for quarantine-free travellers 2021-10-20 23:26:09BANGKOK - Thai government officials on Wednesday (Oct 20) inspected the readiness of the country's airports to welcome quarantine-free traveller

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