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UK’s Sunak pledges tax cuts for pensioners as Tories face…

Posted by May 28, 2024

Opposition Labour Party slams election pledge as latest ‘desperate move’ by governing party.United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has pledged to cut tax

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Russia to build nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan

Posted by May 27, 2024

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev says Uzbekistan also interested in buying more oil and gas from Russia.Russia will build a small nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan,

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China urges South Korea, Japan to uphold free trade at…

Posted by May 27, 2024

Chinese Premier Li Qiang says the three countries should view each other as ‘partners and opportunities for development’.China’s No 2 official has urged J

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Fewer women among top earners in UK finance since pandemic,…

Posted by May 27, 2024

Women make up less than 20 percent of top earners in sector, university research finds.Women make up a smaller proportion of top earners in financial and profes

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US sues Ticketmaster, Live Nation over ‘illegal monopoly’

Posted by May 23, 2024

The Department of Justice in the United States has filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation Entertainment, accusin

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Ivorian cocoa farmers ‘barely survive’ while chocolate company profits soar

Posted by May 23, 2024

Aboude, Ivory Coast – It’s 11am in Aboude, a village in southern Ivory Coast, and Magne Akoua has already been working on his cacao farm for several hours.

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Singapore Airlines death: Is climate change making air turbulence worse?

Posted by May 23, 2024

Geoff Kitchen was on his way to a six-week holiday across South Asia and Australia with his wife Linda. Ten hours into the flight and in the middle of the break

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Load shedding & water woes: Can South Africa fix its…

Posted by May 22, 2024

“I set up my company several years ago. The power cuts were bad then, lasting up to five hours a day,” said Lezanne Viviers, who works in the fashion indust

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Why is Biden ratcheting up the trade war with China?

Posted by May 22, 2024

US slaps tariffs on Chinese goods, and Beijing launches an anti-dumping inquiry in response.Chinese imports have helped push down the cost of products like vide

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‘We love Taiwan’: Domestic workers hope for more from new…

Posted by May 21, 2024

Taipei, Taiwan – As Taiwan’s President William Lai Ching-te begins his four-year term, the democratic island’s legions of Southeast Asian migrant domestic

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Ship that caused deadly Baltimore Key bridge collapse towed to…

Posted by May 20, 2024

Operation marks significant step in recovery efforts at the Port of Baltimore, one of the busiest ports in the US.Recovery teams have refloated and begun towing

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‘Why should we vote?’ India’s jute workers blame politicians for…

Posted by May 20, 2024

Kolkata, India — Amirul Laskar has been out of a job for the past three months, since the jute mill where he was employed shut operations citing losses. The

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