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US expands Russia sanctions, targeting entities in China, UAE and…

Posted by June 13, 2024

Washington’s latest sanctions announcement comes as US President Joe Biden attends the G7 summit in Italy.The United States has rolled out new sanctions again

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UK’s Starmer says ‘wealth creation’ top priority in pitch to…

Posted by June 13, 2024

Labour Party leader rules out any rise in income tax, for national insurance or VAT.The UK’s opposition leader Keir Starmer has pledged to make wealth creatio

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EU threatens tariff hike on Chinese electric vehicles

Posted by June 12, 2024

The spat over EVs is part of a wider trade dispute over Chinese state support for green technologies.The European Union will hike tariffs on Chinese electric ve

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Is Pakistan’s crisis-ridden economy finally recovering?

Posted by June 12, 2024

Islamabad, Pakistan – The Pakistani government will present its annual budget on Wednesday, seeking to balance domestic commitments to the country’s 240 mil

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Malaysia’s Mahathir denies corruption, says most of his money ‘now…

Posted by June 12, 2024

Putrajaya, Malaysia – Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has denied engaging in corruption, saying he earned his money from his salary during

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‘The future is dark’: Inside the Brazilian businesses shattered by…

Posted by June 11, 2024

Rambo’s store is one of around 45,000 businesses in the state capital that have been impacted by these devastating floods. Porto Alegre’s Chamber of Store M

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Bangladesh’s ‘missing billionaires’: A wealth boom and stark inequality

Posted by June 11, 2024

Dhaka, Bangladesh: Abutting the posh Gulshan Club and overlooking the serene Gulshan Lake in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, a 14-storey building is nearing compl

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New Zealand scraps ‘burp tax’ on livestock after backlash from…

Posted by June 11, 2024

Centre-right coalition gov’t says it will focus on ‘practical tools and technology’ to reduce agricultural emissions.New Zealand has scrapped plans for a

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Banana giant must compensate victims of Colombian paramilitary: US court

Posted by June 11, 2024

Surviving family members awarded $38.3m after Chiquita found liable for funding armed group that killed their relatives.A court in the United States has ordered

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US stock market hits new record ahead of interest rates…

Posted by June 11, 2024

S&P 500 gains 0.3 percent ahead of US Federal Reserve’s latest decision on interest rates.The US stock market has hit record highs ahead of the Federal Re

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Apple unveils long-awaited AI strategy, partnership with OpenAI

Posted by June 11, 2024

CEO Tim Cook says new AI features are the ‘next big step for Apple’.Apple has revealed a slew of new artificial intelligence-powered features backed by a pa

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Detained Uganda anti-pipeline activist released

Posted by June 10, 2024

Environmental Governance Institute says Stephen Kwikiriza in ‘poor condition’ after ‘severe beatings’ in detention.An activist with an environmental gro

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