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Mohammed bin Salman, reformist prince shaking up Saudi Arabia

Wednesday  18:01,   28 september 2022

Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman, who was named prime minister late on Tuesday, has shaken up the ultraconservative oil titan with economic, social and religious reforms since his meteoric rise to power. - Reform and crackdown - The prince is... >>>

Chips are the new oil. There are no reserves.

Wednesday  18:01,   28 september 2022

Computer chips are ubiquitous, but they’re only made in a few places.Taiwan is located just 100 miles from China’s eastern coast, and it produces the vast majority of the advanced chips used in today’s electronics. The island is a democracy with its >>>

UK stocks, sterling slip as BoE intervenes after IMF slams budget

Wednesday  18:01,   28 september 2022

The pound slumps and stocks pare losses after the Bank of England says it is buying up long-dated UK government bonds.Reacting to market turmoil, the BoE announced on Wednesday it was temporarily buying up long-dated UK government bonds “to restore... >>>

Court considers full repetition of Berlin elections necessary

Wednesday  18:00,   28 september 2022

The Berlin Constitutional Court considers a complete repetition of the House of Representatives election in September. This is the only way "a constitutional result", court president Ludgera Selting said on Wednesday at the trial on the objections... >>>

At least ten killed after Ugandan Army helicopter crashes in eastern DRC

Wednesday  17:51,   28 september 2022

At least ten people died on Tuesday after the Ugandan Army helicopter in which they were traveling after delivering food to troops participating in the operation that both countries have […]The spokesman of the Ugandan Army, General Felix Kulayigye, >>>

Belgium’s police raid on violent group leaves one suspect dead

Wednesday  17:51,   28 september 2022

A police raid on a violent group of far-right sympathisers in Belgium leaves one person dead in Antwerp.A dozen searches were carried out in seven different municipalities, including Antwerp and Ghent, as part of an investigation into “the... >>>

US says military killed 12 civilians in 2021, sparking scepticism

Wednesday  17:42,   28 september 2022

Monitors have regularly questioned the Pentagon’s annual tally, which is perenially far below independent counts.The report late on Tuesday renewed perennial scepticism about official US military counts of civilian... >>>

What Ethiopia can teach the US about abortion rights

Wednesday  17:42,   28 september 2022

Unsafe abortions once killed hundreds of Ethiopian women each year. Not any more.Now I believe that the same country – Ethiopia – can provide a valuable lesson for activists and providers looking to resurrect rights that were guaranteed through Roe... >>>

Body of US climber found after fall from mountain in Nepal

Wednesday  17:41,   28 september 2022

A US mountaineer has been found dead after she fell from the eighth-highest peak in Nepal. © Other Hilaree Nelson. Pic: Facebook Helicopters located Hilaree Nelson's body on the south face of Mount Manaslu on Wednesday morning, her tour company... >>>

dormant for 40 years, the World Culture Summit brings together 160 countries in Mexico City

Wednesday  17:40,   28 september 2022

essential Culture: the COVID-19 epidemic has shown that it was vital for public health, estimates the coordinator of the World Summit of Culture, Pablo Raphael. "No one would have been able to survive confinement and stress ... without books, music >>>

Ille-et-Vilaine: No lessons in a college after the assault of the principal by a mother, a complaint filed

Wednesday  17:00,   28 september 2022

A student mother violently attacked, Tuesday, September 27, the main of a college in Fougères (Ille-et-Villaine). She is in police custody this Wednesday. © supplied by Franceinfo The principal of the Mahatma Gandhi Public College in Fougères... >>>

Two children killed in Turkish Army attack on town in northeastern Syria

Wednesday  16:33,   28 september 2022

At least two children were killed and six other civilians were wounded on Tuesday in an artillery attack executed by the Turkish Army on the Syrian town of Musheirfat Zarkan, […]Local sources quoted by the Syrian state news agency, SANA, have... >>>

EU to discuss possible Nord Stream sabotage at ministerial level on Friday

Wednesday  16:32,   28 september 2022

European Union energy ministers will examine this Friday gas leaks due to possible sabotage of the Nord Stream pipeline and how to respond to this situation, in the midst of […]The incidents recorded in the pipeline on a Danish island in the Baltic... >>>

Cost of living: Becoming roommates with my son to pay the bills

Wednesday  16:21,   28 september 2022

With rising costs of housing, food and fuel, a non-profit founder in Alabama is forced to split bills to make ends meet.Alabama, United States – When Cara McClure was in elementary school, every year at Thanksgiving, the school delivered a box of... >>>

Americans should flee Russia immediately, could be conscripted, US Embassy urges

Wednesday  16:21,   28 september 2022

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has warned all Americans in Russia to flee immediately in the wake of President Vladimir Putin's 'partial mobilization' decree."Russia may refuse to acknowledge dual nationals’ U.S. citizenship, deny their... >>>