Sri Lanka halts fuel supply to non-essential services as crisis deepens

The country is suffering its worst economic crisis, with foreign exchange reserves at record highs and the island of 22 million struggling to pay for essential imports of food, medicine and, most importantly, fuel. Industries like clothing, which bring in big money in the Indian Ocean nation, only have fuel for about a week to … Read more

Chinese censors clean up the internet after senior party official gives speech on zero-Covid timeline in Beijing

Beijing Daily, the Communist Party’s official newspaper in the Chinese capital, reported earlier that the city’s party leader, Cai Qi, said on Monday that “for the next five years, Beijing will resolutely implement the control measures of the Covid-19 pandemic and will maintain the “zero-Covid policy to prevent imported cases from entering and domestic cases … Read more

Floods hit Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Several provinces in northern Turkey are battling floods, with national media reporting rescues and evacuations for residents of Bozkurt in Kastamonu province on June 27. Footage recorded by Enes Volkan Gedik showed people standing in calf-high water in the central district of Bozkurt, a town on the Black Sea coast, on Monday. Anadolu reported residents … Read more

Floods hit Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Several provinces in northern Turkey are battling floods, with national media reporting rescues and evacuations for residents of Bozkurt in Kastamonu province on June 27. Footage recorded by Enes Volkan Gedik showed people standing in calf-high water in the central district of Bozkurt, a town on the Black Sea coast, on Monday. Anadolu reported residents … Read more

Legal clashes await US companies covering workers’ abortion costs

June 26 (Reuters) – A growing number of major U.S. companies have said they will cover travel costs for employees who have to leave their home countries for abortions, but the new policies could expose companies to lawsuits and even potential criminal liability, legal experts said. . Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Lyft Inc … Read more

Gareth Bale continues his MLS career with Los Angeles

Gareth Bale continues his MLS career with Los Angeles Monday – 21 Dhu al-Qi’dah 1443 AH – 20 June 2022 AD Issue No. [ 15910] Gareth Bale (Reuters) London: “Middle East” Welsh international striker Gareth Bale has confirmed he will join American football team Los Angeles FC when his current contract with Real Madrid expires.Bale, … Read more

Energy crisis in Sri Lanka: the country is struggling to supply itself with fresh fuel, according to the minister

The island is suffering its worst financial crisis in seven decades with foreign exchange reserves at record highs, leaving it scrambling to pay for essential imports including fuel, food and medicine. “We’re having trouble finding suppliers. They’re hesitant to accept letters of credit from our banks. There’s over $700 million in arrears, so now the … Read more

G7 bans Russian gold imports in response to Ukrainian invasion

A powerful group of nations are hoping to hit Russia where it really hurts as the invasion of Ukraine takes a brutal new turn. Russia will find itself short of “tens of billions of dollars” thanks to a tough new ban on Russian gold by G7 countries. The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, … Read more

G7 bans Russian gold imports in response to Ukrainian invasion

A powerful group of nations are hoping to hit Russia where it really hurts as the invasion of Ukraine takes a brutal new turn. Russia will be shelled out “tens of billions of dollars” thanks to a tough new ban on Russian gold by G7 countries. The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the … Read more

G7 bans Russian gold imports in response to Ukrainian invasion

A powerful group of nations are hoping to hit Russia where it really hurts as the invasion of Ukraine takes a brutal new turn. Russia will find itself short of “tens of billions of dollars” thanks to a tough new ban on Russian gold by G7 countries. The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, … Read more