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BEIRUT (AP) — In troubled times, people have been known to hoard currency at home — a financial security blanket against deep uncertainty. But in this crisis, things are different. This time cash itself, passed…

Indigo Agriculture, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, today announces its participation in the Development Data Partnership, an initiative led by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund,…

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Europe reopened more widely today, allowing people into the Acropolis in Athens, high-fashion boutiques in Italy, museums in Belgium, golf courses in Ireland and beer gardens in Bavaria. China announced it…

SINGAPORE — The first of Yuli Irma’s children to fall ill with a fever was her 6-year-old girl. The next day it was her 13-year-old daughter, followed by her 12-year-old son. Living on the outskirts…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Wednesday of the threat of a prolonged recession resulting from the viral outbreak and urged Congress and the White House to act further to prevent long-lasting…

LONDON (AP) — The sound of a crisply struck golf ball, not to forget the occasional hack, could be heard in England for the first time in nearly two months as courses reopened Wednesday as…

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England warned Thursday that the British economy could suffer its deepest annual contraction in more than three centuries as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, before roaring back next…

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the United States had nothing to do with an alleged incursion into Venezuela that landed two U.S. citizens behind bars in the crisis-stricken South American…

SEOUL, South Korea — Shots fired from North Korea hit a South Korean guard post inside the Demilitarized Zone, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, citing the South Korean military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).…

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an immediate ban Friday on the sale and use of assault-style weapons in Canada, two weeks after a gunman killed 22 people in Nova Scotia. “Canadians need…