Tag Archives: Asia

Homo sapiens' sex with extinct species was no one-night stand

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, & all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark…

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Asia jumps as cautious Fed lifts risk appetite, dollar on defensive

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares gained across the board on Thursday & the dollar was on the defensive after suffering substantial losses as risk appetite revived after…

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Go-playing software beats human champ for 3rd straight time

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Google's Go-playing software defeated a human champion for the third straight time Saturday to clinch the best-of-five series & establish its superiority in an ancient…

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Asia shares edge ahead with oil, pound slips

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets edged cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited a rush of February industry surveys to take the pulse of the global…

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Asia shares gain as crude oil bounce boosts risk assets

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose across the board on Thursday as crude oil extended gains on hopes that huge producers will cap production, improving investor sentiment…

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Asia stocks down for 3rd day, Japan drops 3.8 percent

Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves approximately shaky global growth, falling oil prices & possible capital shortfalls at major European banks.

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Asia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.1 percent

Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters approximately the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dived 5.1 percent to 16,132.25…

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Asia stocks jump as dollar slide boosts oil

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares rallied on Thursday as speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve might opt to not raise interest rates at all this year hammered the…

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S. America in Zika crisis talks as sexual transmission feared

Montevideo (AFP) – South American health ministers launched emergency talks Wednesday on fighting the fast-spreading Zika outbreak after a US case of sexual transmission of the virus, which has been…

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Africa, Asia vulnerable to spread of Zika virus: WHO

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – The Zika virus linked to a microcephaly outbreak in Latin America could spread to Africa & Asia, with the world's highest birth rates, the…

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