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Libya is hosting an international conference Thursday to help build stability in the deeply divided country ahead of crucial presidential elections in December. Some 30 delegations are travelling to the capital Tripoli. Among them are representatives from the United Nations, European Union, African Union and the Arab League.French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will attend, including officials from regional powers including Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Algeria. Taking places under
Ted Cruz explains his bill to house migrants in Democrat-led jurisdictions
LONDON (Reuters) -A record proportion of the British public thinks inflation will accelerate over the next 12 months, according to data that could further boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Some 48% of people surveyed this month by consumer research firm GfK expected prices to increase more rapidly over the next 12 months, up from 34% in September, the figures seen exclusively by Reuters showed. It marked the highest share since records began in January 1985, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and more than a decade before the BoE became operationally independent.
The launch of a new fund has brought new investors to the party.
Moscow, the capital of Europe's worst Covid-hit nation, will shut non-essential services between October 28 and November 7 as deaths soar and vaccination rates stall in the country, the city's mayor said Thursday.
Retail sales volumes took a surprise dip last month to achieve their longest losing streak on record, according to official figures released as a measure of consumer confidence showed a slump to levels last seen in February.
Police officer kicks man to ground during arrest
They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. "Meta" was one of the more sober trending suggestions, referring to Facebook's reported desire to assume a name that focuses on the metaverse, a virtual environment where users can hang out. "It would be awesome if Facebook changes its name to Ye," he said.
Votes at 16 backed in German coalition talks after success of Fridays for Future . SPD, Greens and FDP make pledge in acknowledgement young people must have say country’s future
LONDON (Reuters) -British manufacturers raised prices by the most since 1980 over the past three months as they sought to pass on rapidly rising costs for raw materials and manage acute labour shortages, a long-running survey showed on Thursday. The figures from the Confederation of British Industry are likely to fuel concerns at the Bank of England that short-term inflation pressures risk getting entrenched and could force it to start raising interest rates as soon as next month. "From higher material costs to labour shortages, manufacturers continue to face a number of serious global supply challenges hampering their ability to meet strong demand," CBI deputy chief economist Anna Leach said.
Ford has given its electric SUV the performance treatment.
The trial of a former Nevada prison inmate accused of the 1984 killing of a suburban Denver woman has ended in a mistrial after his lawyers requested an evaluation to determine if he is mentally competent to stand trial
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake was felt by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a press conference in Wellington, on Friday morning, October 22.Ardern was holding a press conference announcing a new COVID-19 framework in Wellington when the earthquake struck roughly 360 km away in Taumarunui on the country’s North Island, according to GeoNetIn footage streamed live on Facebook, Ardern can be seen reacting to the shaking and gripping her podium, before calmly turning back to the reporter and saying, “Ah, sorry, a slight distraction – would you mind repeating that question?” Credit: Jacinda Ardern via Storyful
Highest number of reported cases since July 17.
Goodbye to Fran Kelly: the voice that sets up the day for millions of Australians. To do what she’s done for 17 years is an Olympic feat of intellectual, emotional and physical endurance. An impossible act to follow
The broadcaster was diagnosed with cancer four years ago.
Johnson & Johnson is considering bankruptcy to help deal with 40,000 lawsuits accusing the company's baby powder products of causing cancer.
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
The psychological damage does not affect only those who were witnesses or victims of the terrorist attacks on the night of 13 November 2015. Practically all the civil witness testimonies point to the impact of the victims' damaged lives on those around them, parents, grand-parents, children. One woman lost her sister in the terrorist attack at the Batalan. She has since lost her father, dead of a broken heart, he having spent the last five years of his life sitting in the same place, holding a p
The London borough where Emma Raducanu grew up has decided against bestowing its highest honour on the teenage tennis superstar because it does not want to "embarrass her". At a special meeting this week, Bromley council rejected a proposal to award the 18-year-old the Freedom of the Borough following her win at the US Open. Instead Conservative councillors voted to “monitor the ongoing dialogue between council officers, Emma and her family and agree a suitable celebration of her victory”.