Category «WORLD NEWS»

Japan Foreign Reserves Fall For Third Month After Intervention

Foreign Reserves

Japan’s foreign reserves extended declines in October, following the previous month’s record drop, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday, reflecting the largest ever amount of yen-buying, dollar-selling interventionThe data comes alongside separate figures that confirmed Japan did not conduct stealth intervention in September and only entered the market to buy yen for U.S. dollars …

Inflation top Worry For G20 Countries -Survey

Countries -Survey

Runaway inflation, an unfolding debt crisis and cost-of-living problems pose the biggest threats to doing business for G20 countries in the next two years, data from the World Economic Forum showed on Monday. Inflation has surged to levels not seen in several decades, prompting a third of G20 countries to identify rising prices as their …

Global Food Security on The Edge as Russia Exits Grain Deal

GLOBRL FOOD

How much of a price jump is harder to predict since the safe-passage deal was already set to expire in mid-November if no agreement is reached to extend it Traders are bracing for a fresh spike in grain prices after Russia’s exit from a deal allowing Ukraine crops to move from the Black Sea to …

Over 300 people have been evacuated from Mariupol, according to the United Nations

the United Nations

According to the UN, more than 300 residents have been evacuated from the beleaguered southeastern city of Mariupol and four other towns to Ukrainian-held Zaporizhzhia in a second successful operation to transfer civilians out of areas susceptible to Russian shelling and bombing. According to Osnat Lubrani, the UN humanitarian chief in Ukraine, many residents from …

Since the start of the crisis, Ukraine has received 4.5 billion euros in international aid

Ukraine Prime Minister

According to the official press office, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has stated that Ukraine has received 4.5 billion euros (about $4.73 billion) in financial international aid since the conflict with Russia began. Ukraine has received $500 million in grant monies from the World Bank in the last week, according to Shmyhal. “We are especially …

Zelenskyy urges world to respond to torture as Russia continues atrocities

Zelenskyy urges world to respond

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russian troops in southern Ukraine have been carrying out torture and kidnappings, and he called on the world Sunday to respond. Torture chambers are built there, Zelenskyy said in an evening address to the nation. They abduct representatives of local governments and anyone deemed visible to local communities. Zelenskyy said humanitarian aid …

Shehbaz Sharif set to be elected new Pakistan Prime Minister

new Pakistan Prime Minister

Bereft of allies and coalition partners, embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted from power in the early hours of April 9 following a no-confidence vote. The combined opposition that spans the political spectrum from the left to the radically religious will form the new government in Pakistan, with Nawaz Sharif’s brother  Shahbaz Sharif, the …

India brings back close to 400 people from Afghanistan in three flights

India brings back close to 400 people from Afghanistan in three flights

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India on Sunday brought back nearly 400 people, including 329 of its nationals and two Afghan lawmakers, in three different flights as part of its efforts to evacuate its citizens from Kabul in the backdrop of the deteriorating situation in the city after its takeover by the Taliban. A total of 168 …

Putin orders Russia to begin mass Covid-19 voluntary vaccinations

Putin orders Russia to begin mass Covid-19 voluntary vaccinations

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian authorities on Wednesday to begin mass voluntary vaccinations against COVID-19 next week as Russia recorded 589 new daily deaths from the coronavirus. Russia will have produced 2 million vaccine doses within the next few days, Putin said. Russia said last month that its Sputnik V jab was 92% effective at protecting people from …

Australia’s most populous state eases virus restrictions on sport

Australia's most populous state eases virus restrictions on sport

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Australia’s most populous state will open up some sports facilities from the middle of June, officials said on Tuesday, after nearly a week with no new cases of coronavirus via community transmission. States and territories across Australia have been easing social distancing regulations at differing paces in recent weeks, slowly ending …