Wednesday, August 10, 2022

World news

August 9, 2022

Ukraine war may cost German economy €260 billion by 2030: Research

The researchers worked under the assumption that the sanctions on Russia would remain in place until 2030.

German Central Bank Hq
August 9, 2022

Sri Lanka raises electricity prices by 75%

Sri Lanka’s electricity sector regulator on Tuesday granted approval to increase electricity prices by 75 per cent.

Sri Lankan protesters
August 9, 2022

Israeli troops bust cross-border weapons smuggling from Jordan

Five suspects were arrested by Israeli armed forces when crossing the border fence from Jordan.

Israeli army
August 4, 2022

First Ukrainian grain shipment to arrive UK in 10 days

Millions of tonnes of grain have been stuck in Ukraine since Russia invaded over six months ago.

Ukraine grain export
August 4, 2022

Russian Invasion: EU seeks alternative routes for Ukrainian grain exports

Hopes are currently pinned on the agreement with Russia enabling a resumption of regular Ukrainian agricultural exports via the Black Sea.

Ukraine’s Black Sea port
August 4, 2022

U.S. Speaker Pelosi worried about North Korea

North Korea had tested nuclear-capable missiles several times this year, in addition to other weapons tests, thus violating UN resolutions.

Kim Jin Pyo and Nancy Pelosi
August 4, 2022

U.S. Senate approves Sweden, Finland joining NATO 

Sweden and Finland applied to join the Western defence alliance in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

NATO and U.S. Senate
August 4, 2022

Russian Invasion: Ukraine raises outlook for harvest

Ukraine has raised its outlook for this year’s harvest, forecasting it will bring in 10 per cent more crops despite Russia’s continuing invasion.

August 3, 2022

Roe v Wade: Kansas voters reject attempt to remove abortion rights

The statewide vote is the United States’ first statewide electoral test since Roe v Wade was overturned in June, returning legal protections to the state level.

August 3, 2022

WHO seeks investment in monkeypox vaccine as virus plagues 70 countries

“We have had many cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroon, and some sporadic cases in countries such as Ghana, Benin etc.”