Technical glitch halts trading on Japan’s exchanges

Image copyright Getty Images A technical problem has forced a halt to all trading on Japan’s stock exchanges, including the popular Nikkei 225 index. Stock exchanges in Tokyo, Nagoya, Fukuoka and …

Tokyo Stock Market Halts Trading, Citing Glitch

TOKYO — Stock trading in the world’s third-largest economy ground to a near standstill on Thursday morning after a technical glitch shut down the Tokyo Stock Exchange and some other markets …

Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Russia offers to host Nagorno-Karabakh peace talks

Related Topics Nagorno-Karabakh conflict image copyrightEPA image captionIt is the worst fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh since a 1994 ceasefire Russia has offered to host talks on ending the fighting between Azerbaijan and …

The Latest: Commission to make changes in wake of 1st debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The Commission on Presidential Debates says it’s adding new “tools to maintain order” to the upcoming …

Extinction crisis: World leaders say it is time to act

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption According to the UN, 75% of the Earth’s land surface has been significantly altered by human actions As nearly 150 global leaders lined up – virtually …

Woke Activists Won’t Fix Latin America’s Broken Politics

(Bloomberg Opinion) — When wildfire ripped through Bolivia’s Chiquitania region last year, razing a swath of forest the size of Belgium, the official response was tepid. Then-President Evo Morales had encouraged …

Sonic boom heard across Paris

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US Election 2020: Democrats take lead in early mail-in voting – Daily Mail

More Democratic voters than Republican ones in key battleground states have requested and returned their mail-in ballots for the November election – a sign that has GOP strategists worried President Donald …

Quino, creator of Mafalda comic character, dies aged 88

image copyrightReuters The Argentine cartoonist Joaquín Salvador Lavado, who created the character Mafalda, has died aged 88 in Mendoza, the city where he was born. Mafalda, the cartoon about the adventures …

‘Putin’s Piglet’: Russian Media Admits Trump Lost the Debate

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The first debate between the U.S. President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden was devoured with eager anticipation all over the world. But …

Pelosi and Mnuchin have 'extensive' talks on COVID relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held an “extensive conversation” Wednesday on a huge COVID-19 rescue package, meeting face to face for the first time …