Day: January 31, 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Industrial workers in Germany began a second day of 24-hour strikes over pay and working hours on Thursday, affecting companies including carmakers Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and Ford (F.N). The IG Metall union has called for full-day walkouts through Friday, firing a last warning shot before it ballots for extended industrial action that could
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – American consumers are snapping up plentiful low-cost pork, but U.S. farmers are worried that trade spats with key export markets in China, Mexico and Canada could hurt a lucrative part of their pork business. The domestic demand outlook remains bright thanks to the strong U.S. economy, upcoming spring grilling season and Easter
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Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan met with the U.S. Ambassador Richard Mills and USAID Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser, gov.am informs. They discussed issues related to the USA-Armenia economic cooperation agenda, including the presentation on the cooperation between the Armenian government and USAID, scheduled for the next week, which will focus on the completed projects, ongoing
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Russia is actively working with the other co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group to alleviate tension at the line of contact in Nagorno-Karabakh and is making efforts to enlarge the OSCE observation mission in the conflict area, the spokesperson for the Russian ministry of foreign affairs Maria Zakharova stated during the press briefing, Armenpress informs.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI said on Wednesday it had “grave concerns” about the accuracy of a top-secret House Intelligence Committee memo alleging anti-Trump bias within the Justice Department, challenging President Donald Trump’s pledge to release it. But a few hours after the rare public rebuke by the top U.S. law enforcement agency, a Trump
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Eleven people were killed in a fire at a low-rent residence in northern Japan that mainly housed elderly people on welfare, police said on Thursday. Five people were rescued. The cause of Wednesday night’s fire in the city of Sapporo, on the island of Hokkaido, was still being investigated and victims were
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(Reuters) – PayPal Holdings Inc’s (PYPL.O) shares fell as much as 12 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday after former parent company eBay Inc (EBAY.O) said it had signed up a new primary payment processor. EBay said it will start processing payments globally using Dutch payments company Adyen, allowing its users to remain on the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy, chairman of the powerful House Oversight committee, will not run for re-election this November, he announced on Wednesday, becoming the latest high-profile Republican to retire from Congress. Gowdy, a 53-year-old former prosecutor and Christian conservative, said he would be returning to the justice system. “I will not be
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Հայաստանի նախագահի անվտանգության վարչության նախկին աշխատակից Արշակ Ղազարյանը, ով եղել է ինչպես նախագահներ Լեւոն Տեր Պետրոսյանի եւ Ռոբերտ Քոչարյանի, այնպես էլ վարչապետ Արմեն Սարգսյանի թիկնապահը, հերքում է լուրերն այն մասին, թե Վազգեն Սարգսյանը ծեծել է Արմեն Սարգսյանին։ Նա նաեւ մանրամասներ է պատմում ինչպես Վարչապետ Արմեն Սարգսյանի, այնպես էլ՝ Լեւոն Տեր-Պետրոսյանի հետ իր աշխատանքային տարիների մասին։
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