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 2022-06-30 09:52 

Al Jazeera

IMF says Sri Lanka deal sees progress...

The IMF has said Sri Lanka needs to whittle down existing debt to 'sustainable'; levels before it can receive any aid....

 2022-06-30 09:52 

FX Empire

L Catterton to sell fashion brand Ganni for up to $700 million -sources...

By Kane Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) -Private equity firm L Catterton is selling its Danish fashion brand Ganni in a deal that could fetch up to $700 million, two people with knowledge of the situation told Reuters....

 2022-06-30 09:51 

FX Empire

UK's Northern Ireland trade law to face next parliamentary stage on July 13...

LONDON (Reuters) Legislation allowing Britain to scrap some of the rules on post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland is next due to be debated in parliament on July 13, leader of the House of Commons Mark Spencer said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 09:51 

FX Empire

Girls' education raised at Taliban's first national gathering since takeover...

By Mohammad Yunus Yawar KABUL (Reuters) At least one participant at a gathering organised by the Taliban of 3,000 male religious and ethnic leaders from across Afghanistan called on Thursday for high schools for girls to reopen....

 2022-06-30 09:49 

Arutz Sheva

MK Nir Orbach: 'I am proud of what we as a government achieved...'...

"...but we failed the people by failing to avert elections."...

 2022-06-30 09:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Watch: Bennett accidentally takes Lapid's phone, hilarity ensues...

During today's Knesset session in which Lapid was handed over the reigns as Prime Minister, he realized he was missing a key accessory....

 2022-06-30 09:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

MK Nir Orbach: 'I am proud of what we as a government achieved...'...

"...but we failed the people by failing to avert elections."...

 2022-06-30 09:47 

MehrNews.com

Explosion, sound of gunfires heard in Afghan capital (+VIDEO)...

TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) News sources reported sound of gunfires and several explosions were held in Kabul around a place where Afghan religious scholars were gathering for a meeting....

 2022-06-30 09:47 

Al Jazeera

Mali vows to defy UN call for peacekeepers to investigate abuses...

The UNSC has extended a nine-year-old UN peacekeeping operation known as MINUSMA for another 12 months....

 2022-06-30 09:46 

Oman Observer

Royal Office minister receives ambassador of Germany...

Muscat: Gen Sultan Mohammed al Numani, Minister of the Royal Office received on Thursday Friedrich Schneider, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Sultanate of Oman......

 2022-06-30 09:44 

Al Jazeera

Ecuador: Talks with protesters to resume amid state of emergency...

Negotiations with Indigenous-led protesters were suspended on Tuesday after military said soldier killed in unrest....

 2022-06-30 09:44 

Arutz Sheva

Giving away money linked to lower cognitive performance...

New study shows those who gave away more money scored lower on cognitive tests sensitive to Alzheimer's disease than those who gave less....

 2022-06-30 09:44 

Kuwait News Agency

Yemen's Al-Shanini market.. Oldest spot for traditional, rare commodities...

(Photo-feature by Sami Nu'man) ADEN, June 30 (KUNA) -- Taiz city, southwest of Yemen, is home to Al-Shanini market, the oldest venue of its kind for traditional and rare commodities. The market's establishment dates back to 569 hijri year (around ...

 2022-06-30 09:44 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Choosing to give away money linked to lower cognitive performance...

New study shows those who gave away more money scored lower on cognitive tests sensitive to Alzheimer's disease than those who gave less....

 2022-06-30 09:43 

Oman Observer

RNO Commander receives British Maritime Component Commander...

Muscat: Rear Admiral Saif Nasser al Rahbi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) received in his office at Muaskar Al Murtafaa on Thursday Commodore Adrian Fryer, Commander of......

 2022-06-30 09:42 

Kuwait News Agency

Israeli occupation forces wound several Palestinians in clashes near Nablus...

RAMALLAH, June 30 (KUNA) -- More than 20 Palestinians were shot in clashes with Israeli forces near Nablus city, West Bank, Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said Thursday. Earlier, Israeli occupation forces shot at several Palestinians during a mil...

 2022-06-30 09:39 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Customs foils another attempt to smuggle prohibited tobacco...

Doha: Three days after seizing 26.95kg prohibited tobacco at the Hamad International Airport, customs officials have foiled another attempt to smuggle......

 2022-06-30 09:36 

FX Empire

Britain launches assessment of Scottish government funding...

LONDON (Reuters) The British and Scottish governments has commissioned an independent assessment into how funding for Scotland's devolved government is calculated, as part of a broader review of Scotland's fiscal framework, the government said on ...

 2022-06-30 09:32 

Al Jazeera

Emmett Till case warrant from 1955 found, family seeks arrest...

Relatives of lynched Black teenager call for woman to be charged with his kidnapping, nearly 70 years after the crime....

 2022-06-30 09:28 

FARS News Agency

President: Iran Ready to Boost Capacity of Turkmenistan’s Gas Swap with Azerbaijan | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi in a meeting with his Turkmen counterpart Serdar Berdimuhamedow declared Tehran's preparedness to help increase the volume of ....

 2022-06-30 09:27 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Netanyahu's bogus trial...

The prosecution's case against Netanyahu has been destroyed by the 20 or so prosecution witnesses. How did this trial come to pass? Op-ed....

 2022-06-30 09:25 

Al Jazeera

The El Salvador diaries: A day in the life of a never-ending war...

A short visit to the auspiciously named San Salvador neighbourhood, '10 de Octubre'....

 2022-06-30 09:21 

FX Empire

Russia to open trial against U.S. basketball star Griner...

(Reuters) U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russia on Friday on drug charges that could see her face up to 10 years in jail, in a case that highlights the already fraught relations between Moscow and Washington....

 2022-06-30 09:21 

FX Empire

Italy's antitrust ends investigation over McDonald's franchise terms...

MILAN (Reuters) Italy's antitrust authority said on Thursday it had closed an investigation launched last year over U.S. fast-food chain McDonald's franchise terms in the country....

 2022-06-30 09:21 

FX Empire

Moscow mall opens for Russian business after big brand exodus...

MOSCOW (Reuters) Western fashion brands are conspicuous by their absence at a gleaming new shopping centre on the outskirts of Moscow and customers say they scarcely miss them....

 2022-06-30 09:21 

FX Empire

Seven dead, 55 feared dead in massive eastern Indian landslide...

By Zarir Hussain GUWAHATI,India (Reuters) At least seven people have died and another 55 are feared to have been killed after a massive landslide in a remote area of the north-eastern Indian state of Manipur, local officials said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 09:21 

FX Empire

UK tells airports and airlines to avoid summer disruption...

LONDON (Reuters) Britain told airlines it was up to them to avoid a repeat of recent chaotic scenes at airports during the upcoming summer holiday season, publishing a 22-point plan on Thursday on what it was doing to support the industry....

 2022-06-30 09:19 

JPost.com

Kobi Mandelblit becomes new IDF censor...
 2022-06-30 09:19 

FX Empire

Motor racing-Fashion Brand Hugo Boss returns to F1 with Aston Martin...

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) German fashion brand Hugo Boss announced on Thursday it was returning to Formula One with the Aston Martin team, five years after leaving for the electric Formula E series....

 2022-06-30 09:19 

Arutz Sheva

Rosh Hodesh Tammuz Torah Essay: Five calamities...

The 5 events on the 17th of Tammuz are tied together by the astute explanation given by Rabbi Norman Lamm.z"l on why synagogues fail....

 2022-06-30 09:18 

JPost.com

COVID-19: Aid for Omicron-impacted businesses approved by Knesset...

The amount of the grant will change depending on the turnover of the business in a base year....

 2022-06-30 09:17 

FARS News Agency

Iran's President Calls Israel as Enemy of Security | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi in a meeting with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev cautioned that security is endangered in any region that Israel finds a f ....

 2022-06-30 09:15 

FX Empire

Britain says new finance law will 'reset' sector...

LONDON (Reuters) Britain's forthcoming draft financial services law will "unleash" the sector, UK financial services minister John Glen said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 09:14 

FARS News Agency

Spokesman: Iran, EU in Touch to Coordinate Next Stage of Talks | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani said that the two-day talks between Tehran and the world powers ended in Doha on Wednesday, and added that Iran and ....

 2022-06-30 09:14 

FX Empire

Barry Callebaut stops Belgian chocolate plant output after salmonella outbreak...

ZURICH (Reuters) Barry Callebaut has halted production at its Wieze plant in Belgium after discovering salmonella in a production lot on Monday, the Swiss group said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 09:14 

FX Empire

Russian forces withdraw from Black Sea's strategic Snake Island...

KYIV (Reuters) The head of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's office, Andriy Yermak, said on Thursday that Russian forces had withdrawn from Snake Island, a strategic Black Sea outpost....

 2022-06-30 09:14 

JPost.com

The Red Army: Liberators only in the Jewish perspective - opinion...

The occupations by Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia are often looked upon as identical twin evils, with neither considered preferable to the other....

 2022-06-30 09:13 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait's May crude oil exports to Japan up 2.2 Pct...

Kuwait: Kuwait's crude oil exports to Japan in May rose 2.2 percent from a year earlier to 5.55 million barrels, or 179,000 barrels per day (bpd), up for the third month in a row, government data showed Thursday. As Japan's fourth-biggest oil prov...

 2022-06-30 09:11 

FARS News Agency

Iranian President: Caspian Sea Littoral States Should Respect Each Other’s Rights | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi described the Caspian Sea as "a region of peace and friendship", and called on all the littoral states to respect each other's ....

 2022-06-30 09:10 

FX Empire

Pound rises despite record current account shortfall...

By Lucy Raitano (Reuters) The British pound rose against the dollar and euro on Thursday as investors shrugged off official data revealing a record shortfall in the United Kingdom's current account deficit in early 2022....

 2022-06-30 09:09 

Al Jazeera

Independence for Scotland is not an exclusively Scottish issue...

Thats why the demand for another referendum has sparked a debate about what kind of country the UK truly is....

 2022-06-30 09:09 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Rosh Hodesh Tammuz Torah Essay: Five calamities...

The 5 events on the 17th of Tammuz are tied together by the astute explanation given by Rabbi Norman Lamm.z"l on why synagogues fail....

 2022-06-30 09:08 

FARS News Agency

Report: UK Pledges $1.2bln Military Aid to Ukraine | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The UK pledged a new package of military aid worth 1 billion pounds ($1.2 billion) to Ukraine, AFP reported citing a Downing Street statement....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FARS News Agency

President Rayeesi Hails Proper Grounds for Energy Cooperation between Iran, Russia | Farsnews Agency...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi in a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin underlined the need for the two countries to support strengthening th ....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

UK consumer activity slowed in mid-June ONS...

LONDON (Reuters) British consumer activity slowed in mid-June, with fewer visits to restaurants, less usage of public transport and a slight fall in credit and debit card spending, data collated by the Office for National Statistics showed on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

Russian defence ministry says its forces destroyed command centre near Dnipro...

(Reuters) Russia's Defence Ministry said on Thursday its forces had destroyed a Ukrainian military control centre near the city of Dnipro in a missile strike on Tuesday....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

Euro zone unemployment falls to new record low of 6.6% in May...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) Euro zone unemployment fell to a new record low in May as the economy continued to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, even if inflation exacerbated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine is expected to dampen growth....

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

Learn Ukraine lessons and apply them to Taiwan, says UK foreign minister...

LONDON (Reuters) The West must learn from its mistakes in failing to deter Russia's invasion of Ukraine and apply those lessons to Taiwan to "protect peace and stability in the Taiwan strait", British foreign minister Liz Truss said on Thursda...

 2022-06-30 09:07 

FX Empire

First cargo ship leaves Ukraine's occupied port of Berdyansk official...

(Reuters) A first cargo ship has left the Russian-occupied Ukrainian port of Berdyansk, a local official said on Thursday, after Russia said the port had been de-mined and was ready to resume grain shipments....

 2022-06-30 09:06 

FX Empire

U.S. to provide $1 billion to reconnect neighborhoods divided by highways, rail...

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) The U.S. government will provide $1 billion to neighborhoods that have been divided by highways, rail lines or other transportation infrastructure, officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Thursday...

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