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 2022-08-12 03:36 

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Western nations pledge $1.5B in military aid to Ukraine...

The defense ministers and representatives from 26 democratic nations met Thursday in Copenhagen where they collectively pledged more than $1.5 billion in military support for Ukraine....

 2022-08-12 03:34 

Reuters

Japan PM Kishida pledges new steps to deal with rising fuel, food prices...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Friday he will instruct his government to come up with additional measures to cushion the economic blow from rising energy and food prices....

 2022-08-12 03:26 

Reuters

China Tourism seeks $2.16 bln in Hong Kong's biggest listing so far in 2022 - term sheet...

China Tourism Group Duty Free Corp is aiming to raise up to $2.16 billion through a new listing in Hong Kong, according to a term sheet reviewed by Reuters, in what will be the largest share sale in the city so far in 2022....

 2022-08-12 03:14 

Reuters

China Tourism seeks $2.16 bln in Hong Kong's biggest listing so far in 2022 - term sheet...

China Tourism Group Duty Free Corp is aiming to raise up to $2.16 billion through a new listing in Hong Kong, according to a term sheet reviewed by Reuters, in what will be the largest share sale in the city so far in 2022....

 2022-08-12 03:14 

Reuters

Wine IPO is a very rich toast to affluent India...

Indians are developing a taste for wine, but it might be a drier than expected year ahead for Sula Vineyards , the country's largest producer and seller of plonk that is planning an initial public offering....

 2022-08-12 02:45 

Reuters

Rampaging Kyrgios on a mission to shed 'wasted talent' tag...

Tired of being branded a wasted talent, Nick Kyrgios hopes his "amazing tennis" will get the critics off his back so they might give him space to relax off court and not condemn him for enjoying a beer at a pub....

 2022-08-12 02:41 

Reuters

Mexico's Attorney General's Office seeks to charge alleged owner of mine where miners were trapped...

Mexico's Attorney General's Office said in a statement on Thursday that it requested a judicial hearing to charge the alleged owner of a mine where 10 miners were trapped earlier this month....

 2022-08-12 02:32 

UPI

DHS inspector general nixed warning of deleted Jan. 6 Secret Service texts...

The Project on Government Oversight reported that DHS Inspector General Joseph Cuffari cut five paragraphs warning Congress that Secret Service texts surrounding the Jan. 6 riots had been deleted from a June report....

 2022-08-12 02:19 

Reuters

S.Korea's Yoon pardons Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee...

South Korea's President Yoon Suk-yeol granted a pardon for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, South Korea's Justice Ministry said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 02:11 

Reuters

Shake-up fails to lift Japan cabinet support, Unification Church doubts linger -surveys...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's cabinet reshuffle appears to have done little to ease voter concerns amid anger about the ruling party's ties to the controversial Unification Church, multiple local media polls said on Friday....

 2022-08-12 02:08 

Reuters

Argentina orders seizure of Venezuelan plane at U.S. request...

Argentina on Thursday ordered the seizure of a Venezuelan plane held in Buenos Aires since June at the request of the United States, amid suspicions the aircraft of Iranian origin could have ties to terrorism, local media reported....

 2022-08-12 02:04 

Reuters

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New Zealand central bank to carry on with 50bps hike in August: Reuters poll | Reuters...

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) will stick to its hawkish stance and deliver a fourth straight half-point rate hike on Wednesday in its most aggressive tightening in over two decades to try to rein in stubbornly-high inflation, a Reuters poll found...

 2022-08-12 01:47 

Reuters

Gold set for fourth weekly gain as U.S. dollar under pressure...

Gold prices were flat on Friday, weighed down by an uptick in the Treasury yields and prospects of U.S. interest rate hikes, although broader weakness in the dollar kept bullion on track for its fourth weekly gain....

 2022-08-12 01:40 

Reuters

Japan's yen bears brunt of market rethink on Fed...

The Japanese yen fell the most against a resurgent U.S. dollar on Friday, as a two-day rally in equities conceded to market expectations that the Fed will have to do a lot more to contain inflation....

 2022-08-12 01:34 

Reuters

Oil prices on track for weekly gain as recession fears ease...

Oil prices dipped in early trade on Friday amid uncertainty on the demand outlook based on contrasting views from OPEC and the International Energy Agency (IEA), but benchmark contracts were headed for weekly gains as recession fears eased....

 2022-08-12 01:23 

Reuters

Japanese lawmaker meets Myanmar junta as Tokyo calls for filmmaker's release...

A Japanese ruling party lawmaker has met with Myanmar's junta leader, according to Myanmar state media, days after a Japanese documentary filmmaker was arrested while covering a protest in the Southeast Asian country....

 2022-08-12 01:22 

Reuters

Honduras' cenbank expects inflation to reach 10.30% in 2022, up from previous estimate of 6.19%...

Honduras' central bank said in a publication on Thursday that it expects annual inflation for 2022 to reach 10.30% by the year's close, up from a previous estimate of 6.19% made in March....

 2022-08-12 01:21 

Reuters

Thailand's tourism-reliant economy likely gathered pace in Q2...

Thailand's economy likely grew at its fastest pace in a year last quarter, thanks to increased tourism as pandemic curbs eased, but the high cost of living and a slowdown in China pose threats to the outlook, a Reuters poll showed....

 2022-08-12 01:05 

Reuters

One year on, Afghan family still divided after daughter fled, mother stayed...

As thousands of Afghans crowded outside Kabul airport a year ago desperately trying to escape the Taliban, Massouda Kohistani managed to fight her way on to a foreign military flight bound for the Gulf and ended up in Spain....

 2022-08-12 01:01 

Reuters

Final Senegal legislative vote tally confirms ruling party lost absolute majority...

Senegal's constitutional council on Thursday confirmed the results of the July 31 legislative vote that saw the ruling Benno Bokk Yakaar (BBY) coalition lose its comfortable majority in parliament....

 2022-08-12 00:24 

Reuters

Argentina hikes interest rate again as inflation hits 20-year high...

Argentina's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 950 basis points on Thursday as the country struggles to keep a lid on spiraling inflation that rose to a 20-year high of 71%, according to new data....

 2022-08-12 00:21 

Reuters

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FBI sought nuclear documents in search of Trump's home - Washington Post | Reuters...

U.S. federal agents were looking for documents relating to nuclear weapons when they searched former President Donald Trump's home in Florida this week, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....

 2022-08-12 00:21 

Reuters

[ Business ]

SoftBank shares rise 3% on news of trimming Alibaba stake | Reuters...

Shares in SoftBank Group Corp rose 3% in morning trading in Tokyo on Friday after the Japanese conglomerate said it would book a $34.1 billion gain by trimming its stake in Alibaba Group Holding ....

 2022-08-12 00:16 

UPI

Source of London's Thames River runs dry amid prolonged heat...

Extended hot and dry temperatures across Britain and much of Europe have caused the source of London's River Thames to dry up for the first time since 1976....

 2022-08-12 00:04 

Reuters

[ World ]

SK Hynix to break ground on new U.S. chip packaging plant early next year-sources | Reuters...

South Korea's SK Hynix aims to select a U.S. site for its advanced chip packaging plant and break ground there around the first quarter of next year, two people familiar with the matter said, helping the United States to compete as China pours money i...

 2022-08-11 23:53 

Reuters

Brazil's Petrobras puts potassium mining rights up for sale...

Brazil's Petrobras said on Thursday it has begun the "teaser" seeking bidders for a planned auction of its potassium mining rights in the Amazon basin....

 2022-08-11 23:45 

Reuters

Fed's Daly: open to 75 bps rate hike in Sept - Bloomberg interview...

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly said on Thursday that a 50 basis point interest rate hike in September "makes sense" given recent economic data including on inflation, but that she is open to a bigger rate hike if data warra...

 2022-08-11 23:44 

Reuters

Keppel, unit to jointly invest in German offshore wind farm...

Singaporean conglomerate Keppel said on Friday it would invest 305 million euros ($314.7 million) with its unit for a 50.01% stake in a special purpose vehicle that owns 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, an offshore wind farm in Germany....

 2022-08-11 23:42 

Reuters

Fox names Chris Wallace replacement: legal reporter and 'Women of the Bible' author...

Fox News Channel on Thursday announced its chief legal analyst Shannon Bream would anchor "Fox News Sunday," replacing departed anchor Chris Wallace and becoming the first woman to lead the program in its 26-year history....

 2022-08-11 23:40 

Reuters

Venezuela president appoints former foreign minister Plasencia as ambassador to Colombia...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he appointed former foreign minister Felix Plasencia as ambassador to Colombia, during an official act broadcast on the state television channel Thursday....

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