Biden signs a historic climate bill. So what will it actually do? (4)
Susan Walsh/AP President Joe Biden hands the pen he used to sign the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill to Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Aug. 16, 2022. August 16, 2022 Two ways to read the story Quick Read Deep Read ( 6 Min.
Dubai sees air travel surge, expects FIFA World Cup boost (1)
Thursday, August 18, 2022 Dubai International Airport saw a surge in passengers over the first half of 2022 as pandemic restrictions eased and the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar will further boost traffic to the city-state's second airfield, its chief executive said yesterday. Paul Griffiths, who oversees the world's busiest airport for international travel, told The Associated Press that the airport handled 160% more
Oil slips to six-month low as recession fears weigh (1)
Alex Lawler London ReutersPublished 56 minutes ago Share Bookmark Please log in to bookmark this story.Log InCreate Free Account Oil fell on Wednesday to a six-month low after a brief respite as concerns about the prospect of a global recession that would weaken demand overshadowed a report showing lower U.S.
Cabinet clears 50,000-crore boost for hospitality sector (2)
business Published on Aug 18, 2022 04:29 AM IST "The Cabinet has approved the proposal to raise the limit of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme for travel, tourism and hospitality sector," Union information and broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur said. So far, loans of about 3.67 lakh crore have been sanctioned under ECLGS till August 5, 2022, according to the Union finance ministry.(getty images)
Donetsk leader calls for 'beneficial' ties with North Korea (1)
Separatist leader Denis Pushilin expressed hope North Korea and Donetsk could achieve 'equally beneficial' relations. Russian soldiers talk to each other near an apartment building damaged during fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces in Severodonetsk [File: AP Photo] Published On 17 Aug 2022 The head of Russian proxy forces in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region has sent a message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calling for cooperation
Bangladesh PM tells UN that Myanmar must take Rohingya back (1)
The Associated Press August 17, 2022, 10:43 AM DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladesh's leader told a visiting U.N. official on Wednesday that hundreds of thousands of ethnic minority Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh must return home to Myanmar, where they had fled waves of violent persecution. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the comment to U.N.
Crimea attacks: Ukraine puts pressure on lost territory (1)
Author: AFP Update: 17.08.2022 16:01 Russian naval sailors march during Russia's Navy Day celebration in Sevastopol in Crimea in 2017 / © AFP/File Two massive attacks on Russian bases in Crimea far from the frontline in recent days have given Ukraine a boost - eight years after Russia's humiliating takeover of the strategic peninsula. Russia's defence ministry said a series of explosions at an ammunitions
Ukrainians flee grim life in Russian-occupied Kherson (1)
The Associated Press August 17, 2022, 2:23 AM KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - It was early one morning when life under Russian occupation became too much for Volodymyr Zhdanov: Rocket fire aimed at Ukrainian forces struck near his home in the city of Kherson, terrifying one of his two children. His 8-year-old daughter "ran in panic to the basement.
New Russian operator offers Japan firms same contracts for Sakhalin 2 (2)
KYODO NEWS - 38 minutes ago - 00:25 The new Russian operator for the Sakhalin 2 oil and gas project in the Russian Far East has offered Japanese power companies and other buyers the same prices, supply levels and other conditions as before, a source familiar with the deal said Wednesday. The new company was launched on Aug.
WHO slams 'unimaginable cruelty' inflicted on Tigray (5)
Author: AFP Update: 17.08.2022 18:44 The Tigray conflict has unleashed a deep humanitarian crisis, say aid experts / © AFP/File The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday branded the "man-made catastrophe" in Ethiopia's Tigray region the "worst disaster on Earth" - and slammed global leaders for overlooking the humanitarian crisis. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said "unimaginable cruelty" was being