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 2022-01-20 13:05 

AP

Thailand loosens entry restrictions as omicron worries ease...

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand will ease entry requirements for vaccinated visitors from all countries next month as concerns about the omicron variant of the coronavirus decline, officials said Thursday.......

 2022-01-20 13:04 

AP

19-year-old woman sets record for solo global flight...

KORTRIJK, Belgium (AP) — The 19-year-old Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford set a world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, touching her small airplane down in western Bel......

 2022-01-20 13:04 

UPI

Australian Open tennis: Medvedev, Tsitsipas advance; Muguruza upset...

Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas were the top men's players to advance with second-round wins at the 2022 Australian Open on Thursday in Melbourne. Garbine Muguruza, the women's No. 3 seed, lost in straight sets....

 2022-01-20 13:03 

Reuters

Sri Lankan shares down as cenbank rate hike fails to cheer investors...

Sri Lankan shares closed lower on Thursday, weighed down by losses in industrial and financial stocks, after an increase in interest rates by the country's central bank to control inflation failed to lift investor sentiment....

 2022-01-20 13:01 

Reuters

Hungary's ruling Fidesz pulls two points ahead of opposition - IDEA survey...

Hungary's ruling Fidesz party pulled two percentage points ahead of the opposition alliance, according to a survey of voter intentions by think thank IDEA Institute published on Thursday ahead of a parliamentary election on April 3....

 2022-01-20 13:01 

Reuters

Atlantia posts 19% jump in 2021 revenue as sale of motorway unit nears...

Italy's Atlantia on Thursday said its full-year revenue rose 19% to 6.3 billion euros ($7.14 billion), when excluding its domestic motorway business which it has agreed to sell....

 2022-01-20 13:01 

AP

Trying to stem the pandemic, Uganda creates a fuel crisis...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A dispute over COVID-19 testing fees for truckers has created a fuel crisis in Uganda, highlighting an economic impact of the pandemic in a landlocked country with virtually ......

 2022-01-20 13:00 

Reuters

Ukraine raises rate to 10% as inflation and Russia standoff weigh...

Ukraine's central bank raised its main interest rate to 10% from 9% on Thursday to try to tackle persistently high inflation and the economic fallout from a standoff with Russia....

 2022-01-20 13:00 

AP

How to crush your holiday debt...

The holidays have left without a trace. Well, almost. Long after the decorations have come down, you still have debt hanging around. Don't let it put a damper on your year. Here's what you can do t......

 2022-01-20 13:00 

UPI

Watch: Ralph Macchio talks cinematic universe aspects of 'Cobra Kai' on 'Tonight Show'...

Ralph Macchio discussed how Netflix's "Cobra Kai" feels like a "Karate Kid" cinematic universe on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."...

 2022-01-20 13:00 

AP

US researchers test pig-to-human transplant in donated body...

Researchers on Thursday reported the latest in a surprising string of experiments in the quest to save human lives with organs from genetically modified pigs.This time around, surgeons in Alabama t......

 2022-01-20 12:59 

Reuters

Chanel showcases French luxury crafts at new atelier complex...

In a sign of the French luxury sector's booming fortunes, Chanel will on Thursday inaugurate a huge complex of ateliers where artisans from around a dozen accessory suppliers create shoes, embroidery and other handmade crafts....

 2022-01-20 12:56 

Reuters

Any sanctions would impose 'asymmetric' costs on Russia - White House...

Any sanctions imposed on Russia over its aggression toward Ukraine would not particularly expose the U.S. economy, although the Biden administration is focused on any possible impact on oil, the White House's top economic official said on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 12:56 

AP

More than 2 dozen drugmakers to make Merck's COVID-19 pill...

GENEVA (AP) — A U.N.-backed organization announced Thursday that it has signed agreements with more than two dozen generic drug makers to produce versions of Merck's COVID-19 pill to supply 105 dev......

 2022-01-20 12:55 

Reuters

Inter Milan v Venezia at risk of postponement after COVID outbreak...

The Serie A fixture between champions Inter Milan and Venezia on Saturday is at risk of being postponed after the Venetians recorded 10 new positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 12:55 

Reuters

Credit Suisse hires Berenberg analyst to lead EMEA healthcare investment banking -memo...

Credit Suisse has hired a senior Berenberg analyst to lead its healthcare investment banking franchise in EMEA in a bid to revamp the unit after a string of scandals at the lender and a leadership overhaul, according to a memo seen by Reuters....

 2022-01-20 12:52 

AP

Turkey's central bank ends string of interest rate cuts...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's central bank kept a key interest rate unchanged on Thursday, halting a string of rate cuts that triggered a currency crisis and sent consumer prices skyrocketing.The ......

 2022-01-20 12:51 

Reuters

Italian parties look to solve presidential conundrum, avoid political chaos...

The Italian parliament will convene on Jan. 24 to begin voting for a new head of state to replace the outgoing Sergio Mattarella....

 2022-01-20 12:51 

Reuters

Futures rise on earnings after Nasdaq enters correction territory...

U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday on a string of strong earnings led by American Airlines and insurer Travelers, a day after the tech-heavy Nasdaq plunged into correction territory....

 2022-01-20 12:49 

AP

Israel police chief orders probe into NSO spyware claims...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's police chief said Thursday that he had ordered an extensive investigation into a newspaper's claims that the force had used controversial Israeli spyware to hack the phone......

 2022-01-20 12:47 

Reuters

Namibian court rules against gay couples seeking legal recognition...

Namibia's High Court on Thursday ruled against two gay couples fighting for their marriages to be recognised under domestic law, with the judge saying that while she agreedwith the couples' position, she was powerless to change the situation....

 2022-01-20 12:47 

Reuters

UK PM Johnson condemns all forms of bullying and harassment -spokesman...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemns all forms of bullying and harassment, his spokesman said on Thursday, after a senior lawmaker from his Conservative Party accused the government of intimidation....

 2022-01-20 12:41 

Reuters

Sudanese judges and prosecutors denounce protest crackdowns...

Dozens of Sudanese judges and prosecutors have condemned the killing of more than 70 protesters since a military takeover in October and have called for investigations, in rare public statements released on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 12:37 

Reuters

BHP listing shift set to trigger funds rush...

A change in corporate structure at BHP Group is likely to unleash a wave of selling in London and an even bigger buying surge in Sydney, with investors braced for a potentially bumpy end to the world's biggest listed miner's dual listing....

 2022-01-20 12:34 

Reuters

Loeb and Ogier battle on as Monte Carlo starts new hybrid era...

Rallying enters a new hybrid era with Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier, winners of 17 of the past 18 championships, still battling for victory in this weekend's Monte Carlo opener without either being a title contender....

 2022-01-20 12:31 

Reuters

Incomes dip for South Asia's women home workers as heat rises...

Rising heat and heavier rains across South Asia, as the planet warms, are forcing home-based women workers to cut down on hours as their houses get hotter or are flooded often, resulting in a loss of income they cannot afford, researchers said on Thursday...

 2022-01-20 12:30 

UPI

Federal trial begins for 3 ex-Minneapolis officers accused in George Floyd's death...

Three former Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest that led to the death of George Floyd almost two years ago will formally begin their federal trial on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 12:30 

Reuters

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France to unveil timetable for easing COVID restrictions | Reuters...

France will unveil a timetable for easing COVID-19 restrictions later on Thursday, government spokesman Gabriel Attal said, though he cautioned the wave of Omicron infections tearing through the country had not reached its peak....

 2022-01-20 12:27 

AP

Top US, European diplomats hold talks on Ukraine crisis...

BERLIN (AP) — Top American and European diplomats are meeting in Berlin on Thursday as the allies seek to project a united front to Russia over concerns that it may be planning an invasion of Ukrai......

 2022-01-20 12:22 

Reuters

Furious Milan face major moment in title race with visit of in-form Juventus...

Two of Italy's most decorated clubs, AC Milan and Juventus, face off on Sunday in a game that could prove crucial for their respective ambitions of winning Serie A and qualifying for the Champions League....

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