Business

Economy and business news. Business is the practice of making one’s living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (such as goods and services). It is also “any activity or enterprise entered into for profit”

Poland’s president seeks release of Polish traveler sentenced to life in Congo

Poland’s president seeks release of Polish traveler sentenced to life in Congo

WARSAW, Poland — Polish President Andrzej Duda has spoken on the phone with Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi to try to obtain...

Rafael Nadal loses in French Open’s first round to Alexander Zverev

Rafael Nadal loses in French Open’s first round to Alexander Zverev

PARIS — Rafael Nadal lost in the first round of the French Open to Alexander Zverev 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 on...

EU partners with Kenya to prosecute suspected maritime crime suspects

EU partners with Kenya to prosecute suspected maritime crime suspects

Nairobi, Kenya — Kenya has agreed to help the European Union in dealing with maritime crime suspects in the region, amid...

Diplomat: Russia moving closer to delisting Afghanistan’s Taliban as terrorist group

Diplomat: Russia moving closer to delisting Afghanistan’s Taliban as terrorist group

Islamabad — A senior Russian diplomat says Russia’s foreign and justice ministries have told President Vladimir Putin that Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban...

Unbowed, Ukrainian shop serves coffee just 8 kilometers from war’s front line

Unbowed, Ukrainian shop serves coffee just 8 kilometers from war’s front line

In the city of Kupyansk in eastern Ukraine, a small coffee shop sits just 8 kilometers from the front lines....

Poland fleshes out details of plan to beef up eastern border

Poland fleshes out details of plan to beef up eastern border

Warsaw, Poland — Poland fleshed out details on Monday of “East Shield,” a 10 billion zloty ($2.55 billion) program to beef...

Life expectancy bouncing back globally after COVID pandemic

Life expectancy bouncing back globally after COVID pandemic

Life expectancy in Europe has returned to the level it reached before the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, while the U.S. is...

Russia says Ukrainian drone attack hit Oryol

Russia says Ukrainian drone attack hit Oryol

US philanthropist builds homes for displaced Ukrainians

US philanthropist builds homes for displaced Ukrainians

Since the spring 2022, Dell Loy Hansen has spent over $70 million to build homes for internally displaced Ukrainians. The...

Georgian PM, president trade criticism over media freedom law

Georgian PM, president trade criticism over media freedom law

Tbilisi, Georgia — The president and prime minister of Georgia on Sunday lashed out at each other at a ceremony marking...

Lithuania’s Nauseda calls victory in presidential election

Lithuania’s Nauseda calls victory in presidential election

Vilnius, Lithuania — Lithuania’s Gitanas Nauseda announced his reelection in a presidential ballot on Sunday, following a campaign dominated by security...

Putin arrives in Uzbekistan on 3rd foreign trip of his new term

Putin arrives in Uzbekistan on 3rd foreign trip of his new term

Moscow — Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Sunday in the capital of Uzbekistan where he is to hold talks with President...

Thousands rally in Armenia against Azerbaijan land transfer 

Thousands rally in Armenia against Azerbaijan land transfer 

Yerevan — Thousands of Armenians staged an anti-government protest on Sunday, demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s resignation over territorial concessions to...

Macron begins first state visit to Germany by a French president in 24 years

Macron begins first state visit to Germany by a French president in 24 years

Berlin — President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Germany Sunday for the first state visit by a French head of state in...

Russian attack on Ukraine’s Kharkiv kills 14, injures dozens

Russian attack on Ukraine’s Kharkiv kills 14, injures dozens

KHARKIV, Ukraine — A Russian strike on a crowded DIY hardware store in Kharkiv killed 14 people and wounded dozens more,...

Top Russian military officials are being arrested. Why is it happening?

Top Russian military officials are being arrested. Why is it happening?

New cars in California could alert drivers for breaking the speed limit

New cars in California could alert drivers for breaking the speed limit

SACRAMENTO, California — California could eventually join the European Union in requiring all new cars to alert drivers when they break...

Lithuanians vote in presidential election overshadowed by Russia

Lithuanians vote in presidential election overshadowed by Russia

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania holds presidential elections Sunday, with incumbent Gitanas Nauseda expected to win after a campaign dominated by security...

G7 officials make progress on money for Ukraine from frozen Russian assets

G7 officials make progress on money for Ukraine from frozen Russian assets

FRANKFURT, Germany — Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies said they had moved toward agreement on a U.S....

US rapper Nicki Minaj freed after Netherlands arrest

US rapper Nicki Minaj freed after Netherlands arrest

The Hague, Netherlands — U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj was detained at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on suspicion of possessing soft drugs before...

‘Anora’ wins Cannes Film Festival’s top honor

‘Anora’ wins Cannes Film Festival’s top honor

G7 ministers move closer to Russian assets deal to help Ukraine

G7 ministers move closer to Russian assets deal to help Ukraine

Stresa, Italy — Finance ministers representing the G7 are expected Saturday to agree a broad plan to use interest from frozen...