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 2023-01-31 07:23 

Al Jazeera

Under pressure Liberia President George Weah to seek second term...

The former footballer, who took office in 2018, says he will pursue growth and peace if he wins another term in October....

 2023-01-31 07:22 

FX Empire

China's EV giant BYD in talks to acquire insurer Yi'an...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) Chinese electric vehicle (EV) giant BYD said on Tuesday it is working on a potential acquisition of Yi'an P&C Insurance Co, an insurer that was seized by Chinese regulators two years ago as part of a crackdown on financial conglomer...

 2023-01-31 07:22 

FX Empire

Europe's luxury stocks have room to rise, but becoming costly...

By Lucy Raitano LONDON (Reuters) Europe's glittering luxury companies, the region's top stock-market performers in 2023, may see yet more gains driven by a rebound in Chinese spending, but for some the sector is starting to look expensive....

 2023-01-31 07:22 

FX Empire

Teachers join mass walkout in Britain after decade-long pay squeeze...

By Sachin Ravikumar and Will Russell LONDON (Reuters) London school teacher Lucy Preston will miss her son's fourth birthday on Thursday because she has to work a second job in the evening as a private tutor to make sure she can pay for her childcare...

 2023-01-31 07:20 

MehrNews.com

Ukraine warns it can't defend against Iran ballistic missile...

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) A spokesperson for the Ukrainian Air Force Command warned that should Russia obtain Iranian ballistic missiles for use in the war, Ukraine does not have the means to defend against them....

 2023-01-31 07:18 

Al Jazeera

Why is Pope Francis visiting DRC and South Sudan?...

The head of the Catholic Church aims to help restore peace in two countries that have seen years of violence....

 2023-01-31 07:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

US Embassy in Qatar marks Black History Month through films, literature...

Doha: In honour of Black History Month, the US Embassy in Qatar will celebrate the contributions of Black Americans by hosting a series of weekly book......

 2023-01-31 07:13 

Al Arabiya

Teachers across England, Wales to strike after decade-long pay squeeze...

London school teacher Lucy Preston will miss her son's fourth birthday on Thursday because she has to work a second job in the evening as a private tutor...

 2023-01-31 07:09 

SANA

Russian Special Military Operation in Ukraine- Latest Updates...

Pushilin: West's supply of tanks to Kyiv regime will not change anything on the ground Brazil refuses to provide the Kyiv regime with artillery and tank ammunition One person injured, material damage caused by the Kyiv regime's bombing of Donetsk ...

 2023-01-31 07:07 

FX Empire

Factbox-Chinese chipmakers caught in U.S.-China tech spat...

By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI (Reuters) China's semiconductor industry has become a key target of the United States, which has imposed a slew of export restrictions targeting several parts of the country's chip sector supply chain as it bids to slow it...

 2023-01-31 07:07 

FX Empire

Turkey's push into Iraq risks deeper conflict...

By Amina Ismail SARARO, Iraq (Reuters) Looming over the deserted village of Sararo in northern Iraq, three Turkish military outposts break the skyline, part of an incursion that forced the residents to flee last year after days of shelling....

 2023-01-31 07:06 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Warns US of Crushing Response to Any Aggression - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry warned the US government that any violation of Iran's interests or territories will draw such a decisive response that would make the aggressors regret it....

 2023-01-31 07:05 

Al Arabiya

Boeing bids farewell to an icon, delivers last 747 jumbo jet...

Boeing bids farewell to an icon on Tuesday: It's delivering its final 747 jumbo jet. Since its first flight in 1969, the giant yet graceful 747 has served...

 2023-01-31 07:01 

FARS News Agency

African White Lion Cub in An Iranian Protected Park...

TEHRAN (FNA)- An African white lion cub that was born in a protected park in the Iranian city of Karaj. "Sana" is in full health although she was denied by her mother and is being ....

 2023-01-31 07:00 

MehrNews.com

Blinken discusses Iran with Zionists during Tel Aviv visit...

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, during his visit to the Occupied Palestinian territories, discussed Iran-related issues with Zionist officials....

 2023-01-31 06:58 

Times of Israel

Holocaust survivor story, fantasy novels win prestigious Jewish books for kids prize...

Sydney Taylor Book Awards go to illustrated book about genocide survivor who collected remembrances of Jewish families from her hometown, stories of dybbuks and demonsSydney Taylor Book Awards go to illustrated book about genocide survivor who collected r...

 2023-01-31 06:57 

FX Empire

UniCredit hikes payout goal by 40% after record profit...

MILAN (Reuters) UniCredit pledged to return 5.25 billion euros ($5.69 billion) to investors based on its 2022 results, further hiking one of the most ambitious payout target among European banks, after posting its best profit in over a decade....

 2023-01-31 06:53 

FX Empire

Swedbank posts profit beat on higher interest income, hikes dividend...

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) Swedish bank Swedbank reported a bigger than expected rise in net profit for the fourth quarter and proposed raising its annual shareholder dividend on Tuesday as surging central bank interest rates helped lift income from mortgages....

 2023-01-31 06:48 

Al Arabiya

Adani stocks in focus as flagship entity's share sale enters last day...

India's Adani Enterprises shares rose on Tuesday, the last day for its $2.5 billion secondary share sale, with all eyes on whether the company can secure...

 2023-01-31 06:46 

FX Empire

French economy eked out 0.1% growth in Q4, above forecasts preliminary GDP...

PARIS (Reuters) France's economy eked out growth of 0.1% in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to preliminary gross domestic product (GDP) figures released on Tuesday, helped by exports....

 2023-01-31 06:45 

Al Arabiya

Australia and China trade ministers to hold virtual meeting next week: Media...

The trade ministers of Australia and China will hold a virtual meeting next week, Australian broadcaster ABC reported on Tuesday, without citing...

 2023-01-31 06:45 

SANA

Russia: OPCW report on alleged Douma incident aims to justify Western aggression on Syria...

Moscow, SANA- The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has affirmed that the aim of the latest report issued by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on the "alleged chemical attack in the city of Douma in 2018" is to just...

 2023-01-31 06:42 

FARS News Agency

Tyre Nichols Cries for Mother in Footage Released of Police Attack...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Traumatic video footage showing a man crying out for his mother as he's attacked by Memphis police officers has been released. Tyre Nichols was kicked, punched and sp ....

 2023-01-31 06:40 

MehrNews.com

Death toll in Pakistan mosque explosion rises to 90...

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) The death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque in northwest Pakistan has risen to 90, a local official said Tuesday....

 2023-01-31 06:37 

FX Empire

Black Friday, holiday sales spur demand at South Africa's Shoprite...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) South Africa's biggest grocery chain Shoprite reported on Tuesday a 16.8% jump in half year sales, supported by a record Black Friday and festive season as both cash-strapped shoppers and upmarket consumers went after food deals...

 2023-01-31 06:37 

FX Empire

U.S. solar prices still soaring as projects stalled...

(Reuters) U.S. solar energy contract prices have soared by a third over the past year as project developers have struggled to get imported panels, according to a report published late on Monday....

 2023-01-31 06:34 

Times of Israel

Two construction vehicles crash to the ground in Rishon Lezion bridge collapse...

2 workers moderately, lightly injured; incident occurred during work to demolish structure; site foreman detained for questioning by police2 workers moderately, lightly injured; incident occurred during work to demolish structure; site foreman detained fo...

 2023-01-31 06:33 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Terrorist Expulsion bill passes first reading in the Knesset...

70% of terrorists on PA payroll could be eligible for expulsion under new law, as it passes first vote in the Knesset....

 2023-01-31 06:25 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Censures French Use of Human Rights for Political Games - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesperson deplored the French president's recent unconstructive stances against Tehran, condemning the utilization of human rights for political games with the purpose of interfering in the interna...

 2023-01-31 06:23 

Al Jazeera

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 342...

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 342nd day, we take a look at the main developments....

 2023-01-31 06:22 

FX Empire

Bond investors brace for recession as Fed expected to slow pace of tightening...

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) Recession worries are sending investors into Treasuries and other fixed income investments ahead of the Federal Reserve's first meeting of 2023, even as stocks start the year with a hopeful rally. Yields ...

 2023-01-31 06:22 

FX Empire

Central banks bought the most gold since 1967 last year, WGC says...

LONDON (Reuters) Central banks added a whopping 1,136 tonnes of gold worth some $70 billion to their stockpiles in 2022, by far the most of any year since 1967, the World Gold Council (WGC) said on Tuesday....

 2023-01-31 06:22 

FX Empire

Squeezed mining companies face growth dilemma...

By Clara Denina and Helen Reid JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) High costs and the prospect of shrinking earnings have made big miners nervous about expansion, even as shareholders demand investment in response to robust commodity prices, China's reopening and ...

 2023-01-31 06:22 

FX Empire

Cryptoverse: Big investors edge back to bitcoin...

By Medha Singh and Lisa Pauline Mattackal...

 2023-01-31 06:21 

i24 News

Death toll rises to 83 in Pakistan mosque blast targeting police...

Authorities yet to determine who was behind the bombing - Click the link for more details...

 2023-01-31 06:20 

MehrNews.com

Iran gov't renews allegiance to Imam Khomeini lofty ideals...

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and members of the cabinet renewed allegiance to the lofty ideals of the late Imam Khomeini (RA)....

 2023-01-31 06:19 

Times of Israel

Netanyahu to meet Macron in Paris in 2nd trip abroad since returning to office...

In a phone call between the two leaders Monday Macron expressed condolences over Friday's deadly Jerusalem terror attack and urged both sides not to 'feed the spiral of violence'In a phone call between the two leaders Monday Macron expressed c...

 2023-01-31 06:16 

FX Empire

Australia and China trade ministers to hold virtual meeting next week ABC...

SYDNEY (Reuters) The trade ministers of Australia and China will hold a virtual meeting next week, Australian broadcaster ABC reported on Tuesday....

 2023-01-31 06:10 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran Blasts Ukrainian Presidential Adviser’s Provocative Comments - Politics news...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani condemned the "hostile and provocative" remarks made by a Ukrainian presidential adviser about the recent drone attack on a military facility in central Iran, describing them as ...

 2023-01-31 06:10 

Al Arabiya

Human Rights Watch urges Ukraine to investigate antipersonnel mine use...

Advocacy group Human Rights Watch called on Ukraine on Tuesday to investigate accusations that its military used thousands of rocket-fired antipersonnel...

 2023-01-31 06:08 

FX Empire

UBS fourth-quarter profit rises 23%; beats estimates...

By Noele Illien ZURICH (Reuters) Switzerland's UBS Group AG on Tuesday reported a 23% increase in fourth-quarter profit, beating analyst estimates, helped by a fall in costs despite a drop in financial markets....

 2023-01-31 06:07 

FX Empire

World Bank approves $600 million loan to support Philippines' recovery, financial sector...

MANILA (Reuters) The World Bank said on Tuesday it has approved a $600 million loan to support the Philippines' economic recovery and efforts to make its financial sector more resilient....

 2023-01-31 06:06 

Al Arabiya

NATO-Japan partnership to be strengthened, says Secretary-General Stoltenberg...

NATO will continue to strengthen its partnership with Japan amid the ongoing Ukraine war, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday during a...

 2023-01-31 06:02 

MehrNews.com

Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on Jan. 31...

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, January 31....

 2023-01-31 05:56 

Al Arabiya

France hit by new strikes as opposition to pension reform grows...

French labor unions are leading a second day of mass strikes and protests on Tuesday against raising the retirement age in a test of the momentum driving...

 2023-01-31 05:52 

FX Empire

Marketmind: Mind the gap...

A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Anshuman Daga...

 2023-01-31 05:51 

SANA

IMF does not expect significant impact of price cap on Russian oil exports...

WASHINGTON, SANA- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects a price cap imposed by Western countries on the volume of Russian oil exports to have little impact, according to the IMF's World Economic Outlook update. "At the current oil price ca...

 2023-01-31 05:48 

Al Arabiya

Western allies differ over jets for Ukraine as Russia claims gains...

Ukraine's defense minister is expected in Paris on Tuesday to meet President Emmanuel Macron amid a debate among Kyiv's allies over whether to provide...

 2023-01-31 05:47 

Times of Israel

Bennett vows return to politics, urges US Jews 'don't give up on Israel'...

Former prime minister at event in New York says new government continuing his Iran policies, describes compromises Ukraine and Russia agreed to during early war negotiationsFormer prime minister at event in New York says new government continuing his Iran...

 2023-01-31 05:45 

The Peninsula Qatar

Third meeting of parliamentarians focuses on border security and cross-border cooperation...

Doha: The 3rd Counter Terrorism Coordination Meeting of Parliamentary Assembly and Parliamentary Policy Dialogue began yesterday in Doha with a specia......

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