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UK’s Truss promises Tories her ‘disruption’ agenda will pay off | Business and Economy News

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has pledged to ride out the turmoil unleashed by her tax-cutting agenda, saying the “disruption” will pay off in a wealthier, more efficient Britain. Truss on Wednesday closed a tumultuous Conservative Party conference in the central English city of Birmingham with a speech intended to revive the spirits of delegates, […]

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Ukraine promises to export more grains to African countries | Russia-Ukraine war News

Many African countries depend heavily on grain imports from Russia and Ukraine and the war has disrupted global supply. Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has promised that his country will do all it can to send more grain to Africa as he began his African tour this week in Senegal. After meeting with Senegal’s president […]

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‘Dilemma for the Russians’ after surrendering key Ukraine city | Russia-Ukraine war News

The recapture of Lyman city in the east – in territory recently annexed by Moscow – raises questions about how Russia can hold surrounding areas with supply routes severed. Questions about Russia’s faltering military operation in Ukraine continue to be raised as Kyiv announced it was in full control of the key eastern city of […]

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Migration becomes a trending topic at New York Fashion Week — Global Issues

It’s not quite rags to riches, but No Nation Fashion has come a long way from its beginnings in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2021, when it was launched as way for people in transit centres to improve their sewing skills. Those involved graduated from creating reusable masks, providing protection against COVID-19, to designing unique items […]

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Annexation of a States Territory is a Violation of the Charter & International Law, Warns UN Chief — Global Issues

Remarks to the Press by the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Russia’s decision to annex Ukrainian territory. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elías by Antonio Guterres (united nations) Friday, September 30, 2022 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Sep 30 (IPS) – The Kremlin has announced that a ceremony will take place Friday in Moscow that will launch […]

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 219 | Russia-Ukraine war News

Here is the situation as it stands on Friday, September 30. Annexation Russian President Vladimir Putin took the intermediary step of signing decrees declaring the “independence” of the partially occupied Ukrainian regions of Kherson and Zaporizhia. The two regions are set to be incorporated into Russia along with the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk […]

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Kremlin says no decision to seal Russia’s borders amid chaos | Russia-Ukraine war News

The Kremlin says no decision has been taken on whether to seal Russia’s borders to stop an exodus of military-aged men fleeing the country after days of chaotic scenes during partial mobilisation for its war in Ukraine. Asked on Monday about the prospect of the border being shut, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters: “I don’t […]

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Giorgia Meloni puts Italy’s right on course for election triumph | Elections News

Rome, Italy – A jubilant Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party and on course to become Italy’s first woman prime minister, said voters had given the right a clear mandate to govern and that she would lead a government for all Italians. Meloni was speaking at her party’s election night headquarters […]

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Polls open in Italy election with right-wing bloc set for victory | Elections News

Millions of Italians are casting ballots in an election that could see the far-right coalition led by Giorgia Meloni win power. Rome, Italy – Polls across Italy opened in the early hours of Sunday with millions of Italians set to cast their ballot in a national election that could bring the country’s most right-wing government […]

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UK mini-budget shakes the stock market, benefits the wealthy | Politics News

The British government has unveiled a new mini-budget in the parliament, intending to cut household taxes and energy bills while driving economic growth. In what represents the most significant tax cut budget since 1972, the new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng’s sweeping new budget will see cuts to national insurance, stamp duty and the top tax […]

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