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How impoverished NKorea earns money

The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has cost the impoverished North a rare source of legitimate hard currency.

HSBC cuts Emaar’s estimate by 26 percent

HSBC Holdings Plc cut its price estimates for Dubai developer Emaar Properties PJSC and peers including Damac Properties Dubai Co., predicting falling revenue and declining property prices in the United Arab Emirates market.

ECB rate cut likely: Policymakers

There is firm support for a deposit rate cut within the European Central Bank’s Governing Council but appetite for more radical action is still limited, conversations with policymakers indicate a month before the March rate decision.

FIFA ethics committee bans Valcke for 12 years

Former FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke became the latest football official to be kicked out of the sport when he was banned for 12 years Friday after causing “considerable financial damage” to it’s scandal-plagued governing body.

FIFA ethics committee bans Valcke for 12 years

Former FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke became the latest football official to be kicked out of the sport when he was banned for 12 years Friday after causing “considerable financial damage” to it’s scandal-plagued governing body.

Djokovic dominant but it’s tight at top: Henman

Novak Djokovic’s domination of 2016 is not as inevitable as it might appear, former British number one Tim Henman believes, even if the other members of the “Big Four” will have to raise their game and hope the Serbian falters.

Bryant to light up All-Star Weekend

Kobe Bryant has spent a career tormenting the Toronto fan base and now he is set to entertain it as the NBA’s All-Star Weekend descends on Canada for the first time and welcomes Bryant for his swan song.

Kenya says stepping up anti-doping fight

Kenya has increased efforts to root out doping ahead of the Rio Olympics, the Kenyan athletics federation chief said Friday, rejecting concerns by the World Anti-Doping Agency that it is failing to tackle drugs cheats.

Magnussen returns with Renault F1 team

Renault announced the Formula One comeback of Danish driver Kevin Magnussen at the launch Wednesday of a new-look team that will put the French carmaker back on the starting grid as a constructor.

Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

In one of the more elaborate spoofs of Donald Trump, Johnny Depp has joined the ranks of the combed-over, starring in a mock documentary released the morning after the GOP candidate’s primary victory in New Hampshire.

Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

In one of the more elaborate spoofs of Donald Trump, Johnny Depp has joined the ranks of the combed-over, starring in a mock documentary released the morning after the GOP candidate’s primary victory in New Hampshire.

Warner settles 'Happy Birthday' copyright suit for $14M

The copyright to the world's most popular song, "Happy Birthday to You," has been in dispute for decades, but if an agreement by Warner/Chappel Music to pay $14 million to end a lawsuit over the song is approved by a U.S. court, it will be free for all to use as they please

Arab contender opens Berlin film fest

A love story set against the aftermath of Tunisia’s watershed revolution kicked off the competition at the Berlin International Film Festival Friday – the Berlinale’s first Arab contender in two decades.

French ballerina Violette Verdy dies at 82

Violette Verdy, one of the ballet world's most loved ballerinas and choreographers, has died aged 82, after leading a life that inspired generations of dancers, the Paris Opera announced Tuesday

Saint Laurent debuts new collection

Saint Laurent showed its new men’s collection in Los Angeles Wednesday in front of a host of stars amid persistent rumors over the future of its artistic director Hedi Slimane.

Saint Laurent debuts new collection

Saint Laurent showed its new men’s collection in Los Angeles Wednesday in front of a host of stars amid persistent rumors over the future of its artistic director Hedi Slimane.

Apple to launch new iPhone, iPad in March

Apple Inc is on target to introduce its next iPhone and iPad models on March 15, and aims to start selling the devices in the same week, technology blog 9to5Mac reported, citing sources.

How to pull off the minimal catwalk look 

Fashionista Hadia Sinno took the style world by storm with a unique combination of expertise and avant-garde style, rising to become one of the most preeminent voices on all things fashion.

Paris magic still enchants tourists after attacks

Some visitors may be steering clear of the world’s top tourist destination after terror attacks in the French capital, but for lovers, shoppers and gourmands who dare to go, Paris will always be Paris.