Anxiety over Fed tightening, Ukrainian tensions drag stocks and oil down

Anxiety over Fed tightening, Ukrainian tensions drag stocks and oil down

A general view of the U.S. Federal Reserve Building in Washington, July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wall Street selloff worsens, major indexes drop more than 2% Oil down as much as 3% amid concerns over future Fed tightening Bitcoin Hits Six-Month Low, Latest 5.4% Drop … Read more

So close you can almost touch it: Lavender Bay Homes Market

So close you can almost touch it: Lavender Bay Homes Market

Pools by the harbor, views of the Opera House – this Lavender Bay home is a must-have for luxury harborside living. One of Sydney’s most sought-after harborside properties has hit the market with views that have to be seen to be believed. Built in 2001, 23b Bay View St Lavender Bay is a multi-level luxury … Read more

Police: Gunmen kill Pakistani journalist working for local TV

Police: Gunmen kill Pakistani journalist working for local TV

Police and industry officials say gunmen on motorbikes shot and killed a Pakistani journalist in the eastern city of Lahore before fleeing the scene ThroughThe Associated Press January 24, 2022, 3:48 p.m. • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article LAHORE, Pakistan – Gunmen on motorbikes shot and killed a Pakistani journalist … Read more

UAE blocks missiles as Yemen’s Houthis attack region’s commercial hub

UAE blocks missiles as Yemen’s Houthis attack region’s commercial hub

UAE says it intercepted two ballistic missiles Houthis tell investors that UAE ‘has become dangerous’ Yemen widely seen as an Iranian-Saudi proxy war DUBAI, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates, a tourism and trade hub in the Gulf region, said on Monday it had thwarted a second missile attack by the Iran-aligned Houthi … Read more

Julian Assange gets leave to appeal US extradition

Julian Assange gets leave to appeal US extradition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been granted permission to appeal the decision to extradite him to the United States. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been granted permission to appeal the decision to extradite him to the United States. Washington wants to bring the 50-year-old Australian to justice in connection with the publication by WikiLeaks of … Read more

Mall roof collapses amid heavy snowfall in Turkey

Mall roof collapses amid heavy snowfall in Turkey

A snowstorm destroyed the roof of a market in Gaziantep, Turkey on January 24 as the country grappled with heavy snowfall. In other parts of the country, motorists found themselves stranded overnight on the roads. According to local reports, the roof of the building collapsed under the weight of snow and damaged a number of … Read more

Former Zimbabwe cricket captain Taylor admits he took drugs and bribed | Cricket News

Former Zimbabwe cricket captain Taylor admits he took drugs and bribed |  Cricket News

Brendan Taylor says he faces a multi-year ban for taking drugs, accepting a bribe for match-fixing. Former Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor revealed in a tweet on Monday that he took cocaine and a $15,000 bribe from an Indian businessman to fix matches. “The ICC (International Cricket Council) takes the decision to impose a multi-year … Read more

Taiwan reports Chinese incursions as US and Japan conduct military drills in Philippine Sea

Taiwan reports Chinese incursions as US and Japan conduct military drills in Philippine Sea

The U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force joined forces in the Philippine Sea Jan. 22 to conduct the largest exercises involving aviation-capable ships since October. Navy images show ships and aircraft from the USS Carl Vinson and USS Abraham Lincoln carrier battle groups, Carrier Air Wings 9 and 2, and ready amphibious groups … Read more

Two US carriers enter South China Sea to ‘counter malign influence’

Two US carriers enter South China Sea to ‘counter malign influence’

TAIPEI, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Two groups of U.S. aircraft carriers entered the disputed South China Sea for training, the Defense Ministry said on Monday in what a senior commander said was to reassure allies and demonstrate their determination to “counter malevolent influence”. The disputed waterway is one of many areas of tension between the … Read more

Pakistan’s First Female Supreme Court Justice, Ayesha Malik, Sworn In | Women News

Pakistan’s First Female Supreme Court Justice, Ayesha Malik, Sworn In |  Women News

Malik, 55, now sits on the bench alongside 16 male colleagues at the nation’s highest court. Pakistan has sworn in Ayesha Malik as its first female Supreme Court Justice, a historic occasion in a country where activists say the law is often used against women. Malik, 55, attended a ceremony in the capital Islamabad where … Read more