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 2022-08-12 11:39 

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Germany suspends part of Mali military mission over flight spat...

Germany suspended its military reconnaissance mission in Mali after local authorities again withheld a flight clearance, a spokesperson for the defence ministry in Berlin said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 11:37 

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House expected to pass Inflation Reduction Act on Friday, send to President Joe Biden's desk...

The House is expected to pass the Inflation Reduction Act Friday, almost a week after the Senate narrowly approved the legislation that aims to invest billions in climate change, tax and other economy-oriented efforts....

 2022-08-12 11:37 

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House expected to pass Inflation Reduction Act on Friday, send it to Biden's desk...

The House is expected to pass the Inflation Reduction Act Friday, almost a week after the Senate narrowly approved the legislation that aims to invest billions in climate change, tax and other economy-oriented efforts....

 2022-08-12 11:37 

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House passes Inflation Reduction Act on Friday, sends it to Biden's desk...

The House is expected to pass the Inflation Reduction Act Friday, almost a week after the Senate narrowly approved the legislation that aims to invest billions in climate change, tax and other economy-oriented efforts....

 2022-08-12 11:36 

Reuters

Biden advisers push early launch of his 2024 presidential campaign...

U.S. President Joe Biden should announce his candidacy for re-election sooner than usual following November's congressional race in a bid to squash speculation about the Democrat's plans ahead of the 2024 campaign, several sources said....

 2022-08-12 11:35 

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American attorney convicted in UAE of money laundering will pay fine - lawyer...

U.S. citizen and civil rights attorney Asim Ghafoor, who was convicted in the United Arab Emirates this week on money laundering charges, maintains his innocence but will pay the $1.36 million court fine so that he can be released from detention, his lawy...

 2022-08-12 11:30 

Reuters

Spain says gas pipeline to France possible in 8-9 months...

A potential new gas connection between Spain and France could be ready to operate in less than a year's time, Spanish Energy Minister Teresa Ribera said on Friday, if France and other European countries agreed on the project....

 2022-08-12 11:29 

Reuters

Packaging firm Mondi to sell Russia business for $1.56 bln...

British paper and packaging firm Mondi Plc on Friday agreed to sell its Russian business Mondi Syktyvkar to Augment Investments for 95 billion roubles ($1.56 billion)....

 2022-08-12 11:25 

Reuters

'Accidents can happen at European nuclear plants too,' Russian ex-president says...

Russian ex-president Dmitry Medvedev issued a veiled threat on Friday to Ukraine's Western allies who have accused Russia of creating the risk of a nuclear catastrophe by stationing forces around the Ukrainian Zaporizhzhia power station....

 2022-08-12 11:20 

Reuters

UK government officially declares drought in parts of England...

The British government said on Friday that parts of southern, central and eastern England had officially moved into drought status after a prolonged period of hot and dry weather....

 2022-08-12 11:16 

Reuters

Polls ahead of Sweden's election for parliament...

Sweden goes to the polls on Sept. 11 to elect a new parliament in what is expected to be a close-fought race between the ruling left-wing block and the right-wing opposition to form the next government....

 2022-08-12 11:15 

Reuters

Barcelona sell further 24.5% stake in audiovisual studio to Orpheus Media...

Barcelona have sold a 24.5% stake in their audiovisual studio to production company Orpheus Media for 100 million euros ($102.93 million), the LaLiga club said on Friday, as they look to raise more funds to register new players....

 2022-08-12 11:12 

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Russian could buy yuan, rupees, Turkish lira for rainy day fund - central bank...

Russia is considering buying the currencies of "friendly" countries such as China, India and Turkey to hold in its National Wealth Fund (NWF), having lost the ability to buy dollars or euros due to sanctions, the central bank said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 11:12 

Reuters

India calls for de-escalation of Taiwan-China tensions...

India said on Friday it opposed any unilateral change to the status quo over Taiwan, in New Delhi's first major comments on the matter since China started military drills around the island it considers its own....

 2022-08-12 11:12 

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Man wanted by Saudi police detonates suicide belt, injuring 4 in Jeddah on Wednesday - SPA...

A man wanted by Saudi Arabian state security detonated an explosive belt, killing himself and injuring four others in Jeddah on Wednesday night, state news agency said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 11:10 

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NBA to retire Celtics legend Bill Russell's No. 6 jersey...

The NBA will permanently retire Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell's No. 6 jersey throughout the league, the National Basketball Players Association and league announced. Russell died July 31 at 88 years old....

 2022-08-12 11:09 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE U.S. questioned Cheniere pollution controls during LNG plant permitting -documents...

U.S. regulators raised doubts about Cheniere Energy's decision to install higher-polluting gas-fired turbines at its Gulf Coast liquefied natural gas terminals in Texas and Louisiana years before they began operating, according to documents reviewed b...

 2022-08-12 11:08 

Reuters

Sarajevo Film Festival provides platform for Ukrainian filmmakers...

The Sarajevo Film Festival, the largest film industry showcase in the region, is for the first time allowing Ukrainian movies in its competition and providing support to Ukrainian filmmakers....

 2022-08-12 11:08 

UPI

In photos: Cara Delevingne turns 30: a look back...

Cara Delevingne, known for modeling, as well as for acting in "Paper Towns," "Suicide Squad" and "Carnival Row," turns 30 on August 12, 2022. Here's a look back at her career through the years....

 2022-08-12 11:02 

Reuters

China new bank loans tumble more than expected, credit growth slows...

New bank lending in China tumbled more than expected in July while broad credit growth slowed, as fresh COVID flare-ups, worries about jobs and a deepening property crisis made companies and consumers wary of taking on more debt....

 2022-08-12 11:00 

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Drew Smyly leads Chicago Cubs past Cincinnati Reds in 2nd Field of Dreams Game in Iowa...

No home runs reached the cornfield at this year's MLB Field of Dreams Game. Instead, it was a brilliant pitching effort from Drew Smyly that led to a 4-2 win by the Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds in Iowa....

 2022-08-12 10:57 

Reuters

Chef Andres urges unity on Ukraine food aid ahead of harsh winter...

Jose Andres, whose World Central Kitchen group has served more than 130 million meals in Ukraine since Russia's invasion in February, called for better coordination of food relief efforts in the country ahead of what promises to be a brutal winter....

 2022-08-12 10:56 

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South Korea pardons billionaire Samsung head Lee Jae-yong to aid economy...

The South Korean government will grant a special presidential pardon to Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of Samsung, it announced Friday in a move that officials said was intended to help spur the economy....

 2022-08-12 10:56 

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South Korea pardons billionaire Samsung head Lee Jae-yong to aid economy...

The South Korean government will grant a special presidential pardon to Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of Samsung, it announced Friday in a move that officials said was intended to help spur the economy....

 2022-08-12 10:56 

Reuters

Pearson to sell S.African courseware business to Novus for $64 mln...

Education group Pearson said on Friday it will sell 75% of its South African courseware publishing business to print production firm Novus Holdings for 53 million pounds ($64.30 million)....

 2022-08-12 10:49 

Reuters

U.N. humanitarian agencies face record funding gap this year...

U.N. humanitarian projects face a record funding gap this year, with only a third of the required $48.7 billion secured so far as global needs outpace pledges, a spokesman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) s...

 2022-08-12 10:47 

Reuters

'Line through our hearts': A Kashmir village, 75 years after partition...

A roaring Himalayan river and one of the world's most militarised borders separate the Khokhar family in Kashmir, a mountainous region divided between India and Pakistan - arch rivals that gained independence from Britain 75 years ago....

 2022-08-12 10:43 

Reuters

Public buildings in Germany to be heated to 19 Celsius - econ minister...

Public buildings in Germany should be heated to a maximum of 19 degrees Celsius (66.2F) under planned legislation to save energy, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung quoted the economy minister as saying on Friday....

 2022-08-12 10:28 

Reuters

Sadr followers hold mass prayer outside Iraqi parliament in show of force...

Thousands of followers of Moqtada al-Sadr held a mass prayer outside parliament in Baghdad on Friday in a show of support for the powerful Shi'ite cleric who has called for Iraq's judiciary to dissolve parliament by the end of next week....

 2022-08-12 10:27 

Reuters

Germany's EnBW takes $561 mln hit due to Russian gas supply cuts...

German utility EnBW said reduced Russian gas flows dealt a 545 million euro ($561 million) hit to its first-half core profit, as it was forced to buy gas at much higher prices from alternative sources....

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