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Kremlin says no decision to seal Russia’s borders amid chaos | Russia-Ukraine war News

Kremlin says no decision to seal Russia’s borders amid chaos | Russia-Ukraine war News

The Kremlin says no decision has been taken on whether to seal Russia’s borders to stop an exodus of military-aged men fleeing the country after days of chaotic scenes during partial mobilisation for its war in Ukraine. Asked on Monday about the prospect of the border being shut, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters: “I don’t …

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Wagner: Putin’s ‘chef’ Yevgeny Prigozhin admits creating mercenary outfit in 2014

Wagner: Putin’s ‘chef’ Yevgeny Prigozhin admits creating mercenary outfit in 2014

CNN  —  Yevgeny Prigozhin, one of Russia’s most elusive oligarchs, now admits to founding the private military company known as Wagner in 2014, reversing years of denials about his connection to the shadowy outfit. Prigozhin is so close to the Kremlin that he is known as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “chef.” On social media on …

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Edward Snowden Receives Russian Citizenship

Mr. Snowden, a former intelligence contractor, left the United States after giving hundreds of highly classified N.S.A. documents to The Guardian and The Washington Post in 2013. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Iran Protests Are Fueled in Part by Kurdish Anger

The protests that have swept Iran following the death of a woman in police custody have been especially intense in the country’s minority Kurdish population. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Giorgia Meloni puts Italy’s right on course for election triumph | Elections News

Giorgia Meloni puts Italy’s right on course for election triumph | Elections News

Rome, Italy – A jubilant Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party and on course to become Italy’s first woman prime minister, said voters had given the right a clear mandate to govern and that she would lead a government for all Italians. Meloni was speaking at her party’s election night headquarters …

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Italy expected to look right as voters head to polls in national election

Italy expected to look right as voters head to polls in national election

CNN  —  Italians are voting Sunday in national elections in which the far-right Brothers of Italy party – led by Giorgia Meloni – appears poised to make big gains after the collapse of two governments since the last election. Her ultra-conservative party, whose origins lie in post-war fascism, currently controls just two of Italy’s 20 …

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Polls open in Italy election with right-wing bloc set for victory | Elections News

Polls open in Italy election with right-wing bloc set for victory | Elections News

Millions of Italians are casting ballots in an election that could see the far-right coalition led by Giorgia Meloni win power. Rome, Italy – Polls across Italy have opened in the early hours with millions of Italians set to cast their ballot in a national election that could bring the country’s most right-wing government to …

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Hurricane Fiona devastated Puerto Rico’s plantain crops : NPR

Hurricane Fiona devastated Puerto Rico’s plantain crops : NPR

Hurricane Fiona damaged Puerto Rico’s plantain crops, like this field in Guánica, Puerto Rico. José Jiménez/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption José Jiménez/Getty Images Hurricane Fiona damaged Puerto Rico’s plantain crops, like this field in Guánica, Puerto Rico. José Jiménez/Getty Images Puerto Rico’s plantains — a key staple in residents’ diets — were among the …

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Elon Musk greenlit to activate Starlink internet for Iranians | Protests News

Legal guidance by the American government on expanding internet services to Iranians was changed despite US sanctions on the country. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been given the green light by the United States government to activate the satellite internet service Starlink to help Iranians protesting against the death of a woman in police custody. …

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Iran Protests Surge to Dozens of Cities

Iranians fed up with oppressive rules and a battered economy have faced bullets, tear gas and arrests to demand an end to the Islamic Republic’s rule. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Reuters reveals Credit Suisse talks with investors; shares drop to new low

Business & Finance 23 September 2022, 7:32 pm. 1 minute Reuters exclusively revealed that Credit Suisse is sounding out investors for fresh cash, approaching them for the fourth time in around seven years as it attempts a radical overhaul of its investment bank. The investment bank is also evaluating various scenarios, including the most drastic …

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Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister have ‘direct and honest exchange’ on Taiwan

Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister have ‘direct and honest exchange’ on Taiwan

New York CNN  —  US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi “had a direct and honest exchange on matters related to Taiwan” Friday, a US senior administration official said. The two diplomats met for nearly 90 minutes in New York, and their conversation primarily focused on Taiwan, the official said. …

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Bermuda weathers Hurricane Fiona as storm moves towards Canada | Weather News

Meanwhile, Puerto Rico continues to grapple with widespread power outages in the aftermath of the deadly hurricane. Hurricane Fiona brought heavy rain and strong winds to Bermuda, but the island in the North Atlantic largely weathered the storm, now moving towards eastern Canada, where it is expected to be one of the worst in the …

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Abel Selaocoe Finds a Home in Improvisation

The classically trained South African cellist draws on musical traditions from across the globe for his debut album, “Where is Home (Hae Ke Kae).” Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Puerto Rico is still hobbled by Hurricane Fiona with many no power or water : NPR

Puerto Rico is still hobbled by Hurricane Fiona with many no power or water : NPR

Getting into the community of Cacao is a challenge. The 157 route is being cleared after major landslides caused by Hurricane Fiona blocked access. Gabriella N. Báez for NPR hide caption toggle caption Gabriella N. Báez for NPR Getting into the community of Cacao is a challenge. The 157 route is being cleared after major …

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Macron warns of ‘crisis of democracies,’ including in US, in exclusive US interview

Macron warns of ‘crisis of democracies,’ including in US, in exclusive US interview

Asked by Tapper if he’s worried about American democracy, Macron replied, “I worry about all of us.” “I hate lecturing people and saying, ‘I’m worried for you.’ … But I do believe that what is at stake is what we built in the 18th century,” Macron said an interview. The French leader warned of a …

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New York City opening emergency centres for asylum seekers | Migration News

Mayor says new centres will provide shelter, food and healthcare to hundreds of people bused into the city each day. Emergency centres will be opened in New York City to provide support for migrants and asylum seekers, the mayor has announced, as Republican lawmakers from other parts of the United States continue to send busloads …

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US Senate ratifies international pact to curb greenhouse gases | Climate Crisis News

US senators approve Kigali Amendment in 69-27 vote hailed by environmentalists as welcome step to tackle climate crisis. The United States Senate has adopted an amendment to an international environmental treaty that would phase out the use of planet-warming greenhouse gases in a move hailed as a major step to confront the climate crisis. In …

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Reuters reveals Turkey sells battle-tested drones to UAE as regional rivals mend ties

Business & Finance 21 September 2022, 7:46 pm. 1 minute Reuters exclusively reported Turkish defence firm Baykar has delivered 20 armed drones to the United Arab Emirates this month and could sell more, as a diplomatic detente between the former regional rivals expands into military contracts. Article Tags Topics of Interest: Business & Finance Type: …

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Ukraine hunts for pro-Moscow collaborators suspected of helping Russia strike targets : NPR

Ukraine hunts for pro-Moscow collaborators suspected of helping Russia strike targets : NPR

The building housing Mykolaiv’s regional government, bombed early in the war, lies in ruins on Aug. 11. Governor Vitaliy Kim says he knew he was the target “because it was my window.” Thirty-seven of his colleagues died in the bombing. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption toggle caption Joanna Kakissis/NPR The building housing Mykolaiv’s regional government, bombed …

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Movie theaters reopen in Indian-controlled Kashmir after more than two decades

Movie theaters reopen in Indian-controlled Kashmir after more than two decades

New Delhi CNN  —  Movie theaters in Indian-controlled Kashmir have reopened their doors, more than two decades after they were forced shut during an armed rebellion that saw multiple threats and attacks on crowded public places. The lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, inaugurated the disputed region’s newest cinema on Tuesday, in a …

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China says will do all it can for peaceful Taiwan ‘reunification’ | Politics News

China says will do all it can for peaceful Taiwan ‘reunification’ | Politics News

Beijing says the self-ruled island is part of China and has been increasingly assertive over its claim. Beijing says it is willing to make the utmost effort to strive for peaceful “reunification” with self-ruled Taiwan, after staging major military manoeuvres around the island in recent weeks. While China claims Taiwan as its territory, the island’s …

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Special master and lawyers for Trump and DOJ begin documents review : NPR

WASHINGTON — The independent arbiter tasked with inspecting documents seized in an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home said Tuesday he intends to push briskly though the review process and appeared skeptical of the Trump team’s reluctance to say whether it believed the records had been declassified. “We’re going to proceed with …

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Reuters reveals PepsiCo ends Pepsi, 7UP production in Russia months after promising halt over Ukraine

Business & Finance 20 September 2022, 7:58 pm. 1 minute Reuters exclusively reported PepsiCo has stopped making Pepsi, 7UP and Mountain Dew in Russia nearly six months after the U.S. company said it would suspend sales and production after Moscow sent tens of thousands of troops into Ukraine. Article Tags Topics of Interest: Business & …

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Mahsa Amini: Five people killed in Iran in protests over death of woman, rights group says

Mahsa Amini: Five people killed in Iran in protests over death of woman, rights group says

Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, a Norwegian-registered organization monitoring rights violations in Iran, said five people were fatally shot during demonstrations in Iran’s Kurdish region on Monday. It said 75 others were injured in other cities over the weekend. The UN’s Acting High Commissioner for Human Rights Nada Al-Nashif issued a statement on Tuesday expressing …

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In One Corner of Kosovo, Cheers Still Ring Out for Putin

Many ethnic Serbs, nursing grievances against NATO for a 1999 bombing campaign that broke Serbia’s grip on the territory, see President Vladimir V. Putin’s Russia as a potential savior. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Iranians protested in Tehran over Mahsa Amini’s death in police custody : NPR

Iranians protested in Tehran over Mahsa Amini’s death in police custody : NPR

In a photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, a police motorcycle is burning during a protest over the death of a young woman who had been detained for violating the country’s conservative dress code, in downtown Tehran, Iran. AP hide caption toggle caption …

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Reuters reveals offshore creditors of Chinese developer Kaisa offer $2 bln to take over stalled projects

Reuters exclusively reported an offshore bondholders’ group of cash-strapped Kaisa is offering up to $2 billion to acquire stalled housing projects of the Shenzhen-based developer to facilitate their completion.  The post Reuters reveals offshore creditors of Chinese developer Kaisa offer $2 bln to take over stalled projects appeared first on Reuters News Agency. Source link …

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Mark Frerichs: American held captive in Afghanistan for more than 2 years is released in prisoner swap

Mark Frerichs: American held captive in Afghanistan for more than 2 years is released in prisoner swap

“Bringing Mark home has been a top priority for President Biden and his national security team,” the official said. Haji Bashir Noorzai, a prominent member of the Taliban, who was in prison in the US on drug trafficking charges for 17 years, was granted clemency as part of the deal, the official said. Frerichs, a …

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Who is – and who is not – attending Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral? | Infographic News

Who is – and who is not – attending Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral? | Infographic News

World leaders and royals assembled in London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral. World leaders arrived in London to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II. The queen, who died on September 8 at the age of 96, was given a state funeral – the first in the United Kingdom since 1965 following the death of …

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Chelsea Gray leads the Las Vegas Aces to their first WNBA title : NPR

Chelsea Gray leads the Las Vegas Aces to their first WNBA title : NPR

Las Vegas Aces’ Chelsea Gray (12) celebrates with her team their win in the WNBA basketball finals against the Connecticut Sun on Sunday in Uncasville, Conn. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption toggle caption Jessica Hill/AP Las Vegas Aces’ Chelsea Gray (12) celebrates with her team their win in the WNBA basketball finals against the Connecticut Sun …

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Reuters exclusively reveals Volkswagen targets 70-75 bln eur valuation in planned Porsche IPO

18 September 2022, 5:01 pm. 1 minute Reuters was first to report the hotly anticipated pricing range of the planned initial public offering (IPO) of Porsche, the luxury sportscar maker that parent company Volkswagen is planning to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange. The targeted pricing of the preferred shares of Porsche translates into a valuation of …

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For Canada’s monarchists, the buck is always king | Opinions

Turns out, for some conspicuous monarchists in Canada, their love of Queen Elizabeth II is paper thin – literally. That became apparent earlier this week after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared Monday, September 19 a national holiday to observe the passing of “one of my favourite people in the world”. “Canada,” Trudeau said, was “in …

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In the queue to see Queen Elizabeth II, mourners make history and friends : NPR

In the queue to see Queen Elizabeth II, mourners make history and friends : NPR

This portion of the line ran between the National COVID Memorial Wall and the Thames River, with a view of the Houses of Parliament on the other side. Rachel Treisman/NPR hide caption toggle caption Rachel Treisman/NPR This portion of the line ran between the National COVID Memorial Wall and the Thames River, with a view …

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Putin warns of ‘serious response’ to Ukraine ‘terror acts’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

Putin warns of ‘serious response’ to Ukraine ‘terror acts’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to stay the course in his campaign against Ukraine, warning if counterattacks continue a “more serious” military response will be unleashed. Putin remained steadfast despite strong evidence that his forces incurred heavy losses in the Ukraine counteroffensive this month. The Russian leader said the main goal of the campaign continues …

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Baking Challah

Summer’s rituals are giving way to fall’s, but for the moment, you can enjoy them all. Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

‘Phantom of the Opera’ will close on Broadway in February after 35 years : NPR

‘Phantom of the Opera’ will close on Broadway in February after 35 years : NPR

A poster advertising “The Phantom of the Opera” is displayed on the shuttered Majestic Theatre in New York on March 12, 2020. Broadway’s longest-running show is scheduled to close in February 2023. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption toggle caption Kathy Willens/AP A poster advertising “The Phantom of the Opera” is displayed on the shuttered Majestic Theatre …

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Zimbabwean bakers’ profits crumble amid Russia-Ukraine crisis | Business and Economy

Harare, Zimbabwe – Four months ago, Simba Muchingami was a very happy man. Customers were queueing outside his modest bakery in Kuwadzana, a high-density residential suburb west of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, to get freshly baked sugar buns, doughnuts and other confectioneries. But these days, his medium-sized electric industrial oven is often cold even by mid-morning, …

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What to know about Xi Jinping meeting with Putin, as Ukraine war looms large : NPR

What to know about Xi Jinping meeting with Putin, as Ukraine war looms large : NPR

China’s President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose during their trilateral meeting with Mongolia on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on Thursday. Alexandr Demyanchuk/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alexandr Demyanchuk/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images China’s President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose during …

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Reuters reveals Biden to hit China with broader curbs on U.S. chip and tool exports

Technology 15 September 2022, 6:31 pm. 1 minute Reuters was first to report that the Biden administration plans next month to broaden curbs on U.S shipments to China of semiconductors used for artificial intelligence and chipmaking tools. The move would expand the reach of the limits and could subject other U.S. companies producing similar technology …

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Russia warns US not to provide longer-range missiles to Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia warns US not to provide longer-range missiles to Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia’s foreign ministry says if the US sends Ukraine longer-range missiles, then it would become a ‘party to conflict’. Russia’s Foreign Ministry has said that if the United States decided to supply Kyiv with longer-range missiles, it would cross a “red line” and become “a party to the conflict” in Ukraine. In a briefing on …

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New Zealand suitcases: Woman arrested in South Korea for the alleged murder of two children

New Zealand suitcases: Woman arrested in South Korea for the alleged murder of two children

The woman, who has not been identified, was arrested in early hours of Thursday local time in the southeastern city of Ulsan, South Korean police official told CNN. The police official confirmed that the arrested woman is the same woman believed to be the children’s mother, according to earlier police reports, who arrived in South …

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‘Facilitator role’ at heart of Qatar’s foreign policy, emir says | News

‘Our foreign policy aims to bring together different points of view,’ Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani tells French news outlet Le Point. Bringing together parties with opposing views is at the heart of Qatar’s foreign policy, the Qatari emir told French magazine Le Point in a wide-reaching interview published on Wednesday. Sheikh Tamim bin …

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Reuters reveals U.S. weighs China sanctions to deter Taiwan action, Taiwan presses EU

Government 14 September 2022, 6:17 pm. 1 minute Reuters exclusively revealed the United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to deter it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same.  Article Tags Topics of Interest: Government Type: Reuters Best Sectors: Government & …

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Reuters reveals Goodyear settles labour abuse claims with workers at Malaysian factory

Business & Finance 14 September 2022, 5:58 pm. 1 minute Reuters was first to report Goodyear Tire & Rubber has reached an agreement to settle a labour dispute at its Malaysian factory with migrant workers who alleged unpaid wages and benefits. Goodyear, one of the world’s largest tire makers, declined to say how much it paid …

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New York Fashion Week: Highlights from the Spring-Summer 2023 shows

New York Fashion Week: Highlights from the Spring-Summer 2023 shows

Fashion month returned to New York in a big way, with five-and-a-half-days of in-person runway shows including Gabriela Hearst, Prabal Gurung, LaQuan Smith, Collina Strada and Batsheva, hosted in iconic locations around the city. Carolina Herrera creative director Wes Gordon showed a collection of lush florals inspired by “The Secret Garden” inside The Plaza Hotel …

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Iowa human trafficking victim Pieper Lewis sentenced, ordered to pay $150,000 : NPR

Iowa human trafficking victim Pieper Lewis sentenced, ordered to pay 0,000 : NPR

Pieper Lewis speaks during a sentencing hearing on Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa. Lewis, who was initially charged with first-degree murder after she stabbed her accused rapist to death in June 2020, was sentenced to five years of closely supervised probation and ordered to pay $150,000 restitution to the man’s family. Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines …

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Typhoon Muifa: Ports in Zhejiang at standstill as typhoon closes in

Typhoon Muifa: Ports in Zhejiang at standstill as typhoon closes in

Authorities in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang ordered ships to return to port, told schools to close and evacuated tourists from nearby islands, as one of this year’s strongest typhoons is set to make landfall on Wednesday. Typhoon Muifa intensified on Tuesday as it moved toward the twin port cities of Ningbo and Zhoushan, which …

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UN chief appeals for cooperation to address ‘world in peril’ | Antonio Guterres News

Antonio Guterres tells opening of the 77th UN General Assembly that the world must work together to tackle issues from climate change to conflict. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for solidarity and cooperation to address a “world in peril”. Guterres made the appeal at the opening of the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) …

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Reuters reveals Colombia’s Ecopetrol asks to suspend fracking contracts for 90 days

Energy 13 September 2022, 6:12 pm. 1 minute Reuters was first to report Colombia’s state-run oil company Ecopetrol has asked the oil regulator to suspend contracts for two fracking pilot projects for 90 days. The two projects — being developed in Santander province by Ecopetrol and U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp — have faced …

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World’s olive oil supply threatened by worst drought ‘in living memory’

World’s olive oil supply threatened by worst drought ‘in living memory’

The olive trees at the Green Gold Olive Oil Company’s Finca Fuensantilla in Beas del Segura, Spain, have suffered record temperatures and a lack of rainfall this year. (Alfredo Cáliz/Panos/Redux for CNN) Manuel Heredia Halcón’s grandparents planted the olive trees in his 1,200-acre grove in Andalusia, Spain, almost a century ago. The trees are renowned …

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What does military control of policing mean for Mexico? | TV Shows

On Tuesday, September 13 at 19:30 GMT:Mexico’s Congress has voted to bring federal police forces under direct military control, in a move that critics say dramatically escalates the army’s role in civilian affairs and functions. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spearheaded the bill to put the National Guard under the control of the country’s army-led defence ministry …

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The full list of nominees : NPR

The full list of nominees : NPR

Emmy statue seen at the Television Academy in Los Angeles for the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Emmy statue seen at the Television Academy in Los Angeles for the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Here’s the full list of 74th Primetime Emmy Award nominees. This list will …

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Reuters reveals Sony, Zee offers concessions to ease India worries over mega merger

Business & Finance 12 September 2022, 6:39 pm. 1 minute Reuters was first to report that a unit of Japan’s Sony Group and India’s Zee Entertainment have proposed offering concessions such as pricing discounts to help ease the concerns of the country’s antitrust regulator over their merger, which will create a $10-billion TV behemoth. The …

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Reuters reveals BOJ is nowhere near shifting monetary policy to support yen

Economy 12 September 2022, 5:16 pm. 1 minute Reuters revealed that the yen may be near 24-year lows, but Japan’s central bank is not even close to trying to support it with higher interest rates. The government — especially the Ministry of Finance — has repeatedly and strongly expressed dissatisfaction with this year’s falls in …

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Four Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq fighting | PKK News

Turkey is fighting PKK forces based in northern Iraq, most recently launching ‘Operation Claw-Lock’ in April. Four Turkish soldiers have been killed in a clash with fighters in northern Iraq, according to a statement by Turkey’s defence ministry. The ministry said late on Sunday that the incident took place in a region where Turkey has …

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Swedish right opposition inches ahead in election cliff-hanger

Swedish right opposition inches ahead in election cliff-hanger

Early on Monday, figures showed the Moderates, Sweden Democrats, Christian Democrats and Liberals winning 176 seats in the 349-seat parliament against 173 for the centre-left. In further evidence of a shift to the right, the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats are set to overtake the Moderates as Sweden’s second biggest party and the biggest in the opposition …

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Ukraine’s second-largest city appears to be without power after Russian strikes : NPR

Ukraine’s second-largest city appears to be without power after Russian strikes : NPR

A man crosses a pitch-black street in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Sunday. Very little light was visible in the city. Leo Correa/AP hide caption toggle caption Leo Correa/AP A man crosses a pitch-black street in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Sunday. Very little light was visible in the city. Leo Correa/AP KYIV, Ukraine — Russia attacked power stations …

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Antigua and Barbuda to vote on whether to remove British monarch as head of state, PM says

Antigua and Barbuda to vote on whether to remove British monarch as head of state, PM says

CNN  —  The prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda said the Caribbean country will hold a referendum on whether to become a republic and remove King Charles III as the head of state within the next few years. The former British colony gained its independence from the United Kingdom in 1981 but is one of …

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