The European Union common currency, the Euro sank to a two-decade low of US$0.9810 on Thursday. It came after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the partial mobilization of reservists in an escalation of the war in Ukraine and after the Federal Reserve implemented a 75 basis points increase to the interest rate.Add your comment!
Brazil's Central Bank Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) decided on Wednesday to keep its basic Selic interest rate unchanged at 13,75%, putting an end to twelve consecutive increases which took off in 2021 with the purpose of bringing down inflation.Add your comment!
By Gwynne Dyer – There’s an election in Italy next Sunday, almost exactly 100 years after Benito Mussolini’s ‘black-shirts’ marched on Rome and brought the first fascist dictator to power.Add your comment!
United Kingdom prime minister Liz Truss and US president Joe Biden held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the United Nations annual Assembly with special emphasis on the Good Friday Agreement that helped to end decades of conflict in Northern Ireland.Add your comment!
Over 1,000 Russian protesters have been arrested after they took to the streets in response to Vladimir Putin's announcement regarding a partial military mobilization involving some 300,000 reserve soldiers for the offensive in Ukraine.Add your comment!
Germany is to nationalize gas giant Uniper to secure energy supplies amid the war in Ukraine. The deal will see the German government take on a 98.5% stake in the firm at a cost of €8.5bn (£7.4bn).Add your comment!
At least 9 people have been killed in Iran amid protests following the death of a woman in morality police custody over her improper wearing of the mandatory face covering.Add your comment!
Moscow and Kyiv carried out Wednesday an unexpected swap of prisoners of war (POWs) with 215 Russian and 55 Ukrainian prisoners released, it was reported.Add your comment!
US President Joseph Biden said during his appearance Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that Russian leader Vladimir Putin's attitudes challenged Ukraine's very right to exist.Add your comment!
Russian leader Vladimir Putin praised Colombia's President Gustavo Petro for the latter's speech Tuesday before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.Add your comment!