Germany's Russian gas crisis sparks coal rush (1)
1 hour ago BERLIN, Germany: A worker loads briquettes of coal in the storage of the "Hans Engelke Energie" heating products business in Berlin.- AFP BERLIN: "A rush like this in the summertime, it's unheard of-everybody wants coal," says Frithjof Engelke, a supplier of the briquettes which have become a hot commodity in the German capital.
Zelensky aide signals goals for Crimea (1) 17 Aug 2022, 17:31 GMT+10 Kiev wants the bridge over the Kerch Strait destroyed, anticipates sabotage incidents, Mikhail Podolyak said The Crimean Bridge, the largest structure of its kind in Europe, which connects the peninsula with mainland Russia, "should be destroyed," an aide to Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said. "It's an illegal construction and the main gateway to supply the Russian
Alex Jones' lawyer faces disciplinary hearing in Connecticut (4)
Aug. 17, 2022 at 3:24 pm By DAVE COLLINS The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A lawyer for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing scrutiny from a Connecticut judge, who began hearing testimony Wednesday on whether the lawyer should be disciplined for giving other attorneys for Jones highly sensitive documents, including medical records of relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Benfica sink Dynamo Kyiv in UEFA Champions League qualifier (3)
Source: Xinhua 2022-08-18 08:55:45 WARSAW, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) - Benfica are close to advancing into the UEFA Champions League group stage after sealing a 2-0 victory over Dynamo Kyiv in the first leg of their play-off in Lodz, Poland on Wednesday. The visitors attacked from the very beginning and waited just nine minutes for a reward, when Gilberto put them in front with a powerful strike into the top corner.
RBI floats discussion paper on payment systems charges (1)
Special Correspondent Mumbai August 17, 2022 22:08 IST Updated: August 17, 2022 22:09 IST The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released a discussion paper on charges in payment systems seeking public feedback through email on or before October 3, 2022. "The focus of RBI's initiatives in the payment systems has been to ease frictions which may arise from systemic, procedural or revenue related issues.
Food of the future: Climate change could bring unexpected new staple to your dinner table (2)
AS CLIMATE CHANGE hits key crops like rice, corn and soybeans, an unexpected new staple could hit the dinner table - breadfruit. By Ian Randall 22:42, Wed, Aug 17, 2022 UK weather: Climate change warning issued by expert SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you.
U.S. stocks drop as investors assess Fed minutes (2)
Source: Xinhua| 2022-08-18 06:43:00 NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) - U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as Wall Street parsed the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 171.69 points, or 0.50 percent, to 33,980.32.
'Colour of skin' may be why Tigray crisis not getting attention: WHO chief (1)
18 Aug 2022 04:21AM (Updated: 18 Aug 2022 04:22AM) Bookmark Bookmark Share WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn LONDON: The World Health Organization's director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has suggested that racism is behind a lack of international attention being paid to the plight of civilians in Ethiopia's war-shattered Tigray region. Calling it the "worst humanitarian crisis in the world", with 6 million
Canada Loans $348Mln To Ukraine To Purchase Winter Heating Fuel - Finance Ministry (1)
Muhammad Irfan Published August 17, 2022 | 09:56 PM The Canadian government has disbursed a C$450 million (US$348 million) loan to Ukraine as the country requires funding to purchase heating fuel before winter, Canada's Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Wednesday WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 17th August, 2022) The Canadian government has disbursed a C$450 million (US$348 million) loan to Ukraine
17 August 2022, 20:33 Zelenskyy accepts credentials from four ambassadors (1)
They are beginning diplomatic work in Ukraine. Facebook Twitter в Google News Photo: Presidential office Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan Idris Kadyrkulov, Ambassador of Romania Alexander Victor Mikula, Ambassador of Belgium Peter Van de Velde and Ambassador of Spain Ricardo L'opez-Aranda Jagu have presented their credentials to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv. They are starting their diplomatic missions in Ukraine.