EU, UN Host Summit on Cleaning, Protecting the World’s Oceans

World leaders met Friday in the French northwest coastal city of Brest for a three-day summit aimed at taking action to clean and protect the earth’s oceans. The One Ocean Summit is being hosted by France, which currently holds the rot ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
Flash drive shortages ahead after major chip disaster

Western Digital is working to ?restore the facilities to normal operational status? as quickly as possible Hard drive giant Western Digital said a contamination issue in two of its Japanese factories severely impacted production, resul ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
UN Agencies Step Up Relief for Madagascar Cyclone Survivors

GENEVA — U.N aid agencies are stepping up emergency relief for tens of thousands of people in Madagascar whose lives and livelihoods have been devastated by Cyclone Batsirai. Government officials report at least 94 people have died, mo ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
The Week In Russia: Word Games, War Games

Once again, Russian President Vladimir Putin displayed his ability to offend by uttering a controversial remark about Ukraine. Regardless of how he intended it to come across, his comment added to the pressure Moscow is piling on Kyiv -- ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
Digital Lending Shakes Up Cambodia’s Over-indebted Banking Sector

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA — Even before the pandemic, Cambodia had established itself as one of the most loan-saturated markets in the world, thanks largely to the proliferation of microfinance institutions and weak oversight of the sector. ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
China offering use of digital yuan at Winter Olympics

BEIJING, China: For 36 years, Visa Card has paid hundreds of millions of dollars to be an Olympic sponsor, but at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, Visa is facing a local competitor, the Chinese government. Along with the "Pay with V ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Babies in trailers exposed to higher levels of pollutants than parents: Study

Surrey [England], February 10 (ANI): Could anyone fathom that an innocent activity like taking one’s infant in a bicycle trailer can expose it to pollutants? According to research from the University of Surrey, babies and children sittin ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Ukraine Remains Defiant in Face of Russian Invasion Threat

Geneva — A senior Ukrainian official says her country will not bow to threats of military action from Russia and is prepared to fight to protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity. Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations in G ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Russia reports largest income growth in nearly a decade

Russians? real income grew 3.1% in 2021, according to a new report Russians have seen their real incomes rise by the largest amount in eight years, with the growth in salaries outstripping the fall in earnings that occurred in 2020 dur ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Pakistan-Taliban bilateral relations turning hostile over Durand Line, TTP

Washington [US], February 10 (ANI): Bilateral relations between Pakistan and Taliban are turning hostile over the issue of Durand Line and cross-border "terror activities" of groups like the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) aga ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Ukraine splits with Biden media

The Ukrainian leader reportedly doesn?t see eye to eye with US President Joe Biden on talk of war Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky does not think a Russian invasion of his country is likely in the near future, and has told US Pre ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Islamic State Could be Headed for Generational Change

Washington — Intelligence agencies and private analysts say there is little doubt Islamic State senior leaders already have a good idea of who will be next to lead the terror group as it seeks to reestablish a physical caliphate and stri ...

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022