Russian ammo depot in Crimea explodes (4)
Journal Staff Report KYIV, Aug 16 - Explosions and fires ripped through an ammunition depot in Russian-occupied Crimea on Tuesday in the second suspected Ukrainian attack on the peninsula in just over a week, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people, The Associated Press reported. Russia blamed the blasts in the village of Mayskoye on an "act of sabotage," without naming the perpetrators.
Sweden presents plan to tackle high winter power bills (1)
The Associated Press August 17, 2022, 12:12 PM STOCKHOLM (AP) - Sweden's government said Wednesday it wants to pass legislation forcing the country's public power transmission network operator to help alleviate this winter's expected high electricity bills for Swedish households and businesses. Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, whose Social Democratic minority government faces parliamentary elections next month, said the proposal
Ukraine: six dead and sixteen injured in a Russian strike on Kharkiv (4)
Rob Wilson August 17, 2022 | < /p> UPDATE DAY KYIV | At least six people were killed and sixteen injured on Wednesday in a Russian bombardment of Kharkiv, Ukraine's second city, local authorities said, with President Volodymyr Zelensky denouncing a "despicable and cynical attack". The mayor of Kharkiv, Igor Terekhov, had initially mentioned on Telegram a death toll of three dead and ten injured, before the regional governor Oleg Sinegoubov saw it on the rise.
UK inflation hits new 40-year high as food prices rocket (2)
August 18, 2022 London: British inflation surged to a new 40-year high in July on soaring food prices, official data showed Wednesday, adding to a cost-of-living crisis as the country faces the prospect of recession. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) accelerated to 10.1 percent last month from 9.4 percent in June - itself a four-decade high - the Office for National Statistics said. The Bank of England warned earlier this month that UK inflation would climb
Russia replaces Black Sea fleet chief after Crimea blasts (4)
18 Aug 2022 07:48AM (Updated: 18 Aug 2022 08:09AM) Bookmark Bookmark Share WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn KYIV: Russia has replaced the commander of its Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet after a series of explosions rocked the peninsula it annexed in 2014 and had previously seen as a secure rear base for its war in Ukraine. Moscow blamed saboteurs for blasts that engulfed an ammunition depot in
Ukraine carries out emergency drills near nuclear plant on frontline (2)
The New Arab Staff & Agencies 17 August, 2022 Multiple attacks in the vicinity of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine have put European and international authorities on wary of a potential nuclear disaster. Ukrainian authorities are preparing for a potential nuclear disaster [Getty] Ukrainian authorities performed disaster response drills on Wednesday following repeated shelling at the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear
Russia forecasts export gas price will more than double in 2022 (1)
Moscow ReutersPublished 1 hour agoUpdated 16 minutes ago The landfall facility of Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline and the transfer station of the OPAL gas pipeline, the Baltic Sea Pipeline Link, in Lubmin, Germany, on July 21.Markus Schreiber/The Associated Press Share Bookmark Please log in to bookmark this story.Log InCreate Free Account Russia forecasts its average export gas price will more than double this
Fed Says More US Rate Hikes Coming, Pace Will Slow 'At Some Point' (1)
By Heather SCOTT 08/17/22 AT 3:36 PM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Share on Flipboard The Federal Reserve remains committed to raising interest rates further to quell rising prices, but agrees that "at some point" it would be appropriate to slow the pace of such hikes, according to meeting minutes US central bankers remain committed to raising interest rates further to
US, Taiwan to start formal trade talks under new initiative (3)
18 Aug 2022 08:38AM (Updated: 18 Aug 2022 08:38AM) Bookmark Bookmark Share WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn TAIPEI : The United States and Taiwan on Wednesday agreed to start trade talks under a new initiative, saying they wanted to reach agreements with "economically meaningful outcomes", in another sign of stepped up U.S. support for the island. Washington and Taipei unveiled the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century
Vietnam to make Apple Watch, MacBook for first time (1)
VNA Wednesday, August 17, 2022 18:10 According to the newspaper, Apple suppliers Luxshare Precision Industry and Foxconn have started test production of the Apple Watch in northern Vietnam with the aim of producing the device outside of China. Regarding the production of MacBook, Apple has asked suppliers to set up a test production line in Vietnam.