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 2021-11-24 15:58 

Reuters

UAE establishes $10 bln fund to support investments in Turkey - state media...

The United Arab Emirates announced that it is establishing a $10 billion fund to support investments in Turkey, state news agency WAM said on Wednesday....

 2021-11-24 15:56 

Reuters

Erdogan unbowed by critics, leaving little stopping lira's collapse...

Little stands in the way of Turkey's currency collapse expanding into a deeper economic crisis after President Tayyip Erdogan ignored appeals, even from within his government, to reverse policy, according to top officials and analysts....

 2021-11-24 15:56 

Reuters

New German government vows to tackle wide gender pay gap...

Germany's new government on Wednesday pledged to tackle the country's gender pay gap, one of the widest in the European Union, vowing to increase wage transparency through stronger legislation....

 2021-11-24 15:55 

Reuters

OPEC members Saudi Arabia, Russia consider pausing oil production increases -WSJ...

Top oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russia are considering a move to pause their planned oil production increases, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the discussions....

 2021-11-24 15:55 

Reuters

New comic book celebrates the life of legendary entertainer Tina Turner...

The highs and lows of singer Tina Turner's life are being explored in a new comic book....

 2021-11-24 15:52 

Reuters

U.N. warns not holding Libya elections could fuel further conflict...

Outgoing United Nations Libya mediator Jan Kubis warned on Wednesday that not holding elections in the country could "greatly deteriorate" the situation and lead to further division and conflict....

 2021-11-24 15:52 

Reuters

Hezbollah condemns Australia classifying it as terrorist organization - al-Manar TV...

Lebanon's Hezbollah movement condemned Australia's decision to classify it as a terrorist organisation, describing it "a blind bias" in the service of Israeli interests, al-Manar TV cited the movement as saying in a statement on Wednesday....

 2021-11-24 15:52 

AP

Sri Lanka heeds protests, lifts ban on agrochemical imports...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government has withdrawn a ban on imports of agrochemicals that it said was aimed at encouraging organic cultivation.Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgam......

 2021-11-24 15:51 

Reuters

Germany's new government to nix Nazi-era abortion law...

Germany's new government plans to do away with a Nazi-era law that forbids doctors from providing information about abortions and that has long been criticized for creating hurdles for women seeking to make informed decisions....

 2021-11-24 15:50 

Reuters

Italy to discuss KKR's move on TIM after binding bid, minister says...

The Italian government will discuss KKR's proposed takeover on Telecom Italia (TIM) when the U.S. fund makes a binding proposal, Industry Minister Giancarlo Giorgetti said on Wednesday....

 2021-11-24 15:50 

Reuters

Lockdown lifted in Spain's La Palma, volcanic eruption keeps airport shut...

Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma on Wednesday lifted lockdown on three coastal towns as toxic fumes from the lava flowing into the sea partly dissipated, but the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano showed no signs of abating....

 2021-11-24 15:47 

Reuters

Aston Martin sign Mercedes' chief aerodynamicist Blandin...

The Aston Martin Formula One team have signed Mercedes's chief aerodynamicist Eric Blandin in a move that they described on Wednesday as "amicable."...

 2021-11-24 15:47 

Reuters

Slovak government approves two-week lockdown amid COVID surge -media...

Slovakia's government approved on Wednesday a two-week lockdown amid a record jump in COVID-19 cases, broadcaster TA3 and other media reported, citing Economy Minister Richard Sulik....

 2021-11-24 15:45 

Reuters

Reactions to the German government coalition agreement...

The centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), the ecologist Greens and the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) presented their three-way agreement for a new government to take over from a coalition led by conservative Angela Merkel on Monday. L8N2SF1MQ...

 2021-11-24 15:45 

Reuters

'The kids started crying': N.Macedonia mourns victims of Bulgaria bus crash...

A village school in North Macedonia closed early on Wednesday after news emerged that 14-year-old pupil Anisa Iseni and her mother were among the 45 dead in a horrific bus crash in neighbouring Bulgaria....

 2021-11-24 15:45 

Reuters

Uber to halt app in Brussels from Friday after court ruling...

Uber Technologies Inc. said it would halt operations in Brussels from Nov. 26 after a court ruled that a 2015 ban on private individuals offering taxi services also applies to professional drivers....

 2021-11-24 15:44 

AP

Treasurer: Pension fund on track to divest from fossil fuels...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's public pension fund is on track to completely divest from fossil fuels within the next decade, according to the state treasurer.The treasurer's office said la......

 2021-11-24 15:43 

Reuters

Relatives of Stalin's victims fret about possible closure of top rights group...

As state archives opened up after the 1991 breakup of the Soviet Union, Alexander Korobochkin was overcome with emotion when he finally unearthed the file on his grandfather who was arrested and shot in 1938 during Josef Stalin's Great Terror....

 2021-11-24 15:42 

Reuters

BoE's Tenreyro says she is thinking about rate hike in the medium term...

Bank of England policymaker Silvana Tenreyro said on Wednesday she was thinking "more in the medium term" on the question of when the central bank should start to raise interest rates from their pandemic emergency low....

 2021-11-24 15:40 

Reuters

WHO on EU booster recommendation: "Focus on the unvaccinated and high-risk groups"...

The World Health Organisation (WHO), asked about the European Union's fresh recommendation for COVID-19 boosters for people over 40, said on Wednesday that the priority should remain inoculating all adults and most vulnerable groups first....

 2021-11-24 15:40 

Reuters

Dollar jumps on hawkish Fed, strong consumer spending data...

The dollar hit fresh 16-month highs against the euro on Wednesday as investors priced for the prospect that the Federal Reserve will begin hiking rates in mid-2022 while the European Central Bank is expected to remain more dovish as growth in the region l...

 2021-11-24 15:39 

Reuters

Ukraine federation withdraws two clubs from championship over rule breach...

The Ukrainian ice hockey federation has withdrawn holders HC Donbass and Kramatorsk from this season's national championship after they violated rules by fielding temporarily suspended players in matches, it said on Wednesday....

 2021-11-24 15:39 

UPI

Ekeler, Mixon, Montgomery lead Week 12 fantasy football running back rankings...

Austin Ekeler, Joe Mixon and David Montgomery lead UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler's Top 30 fantasy football running back rankings for Week 12....

 2021-11-24 15:38 

Reuters

U.S. new home sales rise in October, September revised down...

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose in October, but the sales pace for the prior month was revised sharply down as higher prices remain a hurdle for some first-time buyers....

 2021-11-24 15:37 

AP

Japan, Vietnam express serious concern about South China Sea...

TOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and Vietnam expressed serious concern on Wednesday about the situation in the South China Sea and any unilateral actions aimed at altering the status quo, and agre......

 2021-11-24 15:36 

Reuters

Chancellor: U.S. bull market can't go on forever...

Crunching numbers won't provide the winning investment formula. Instead, successful moneymaking involves what Alexander Ineichen, a Swiss financial analyst, calls "applied wisdom". Financial assets look potentially vulnerable with interest rat...

 2021-11-24 15:35 

Reuters

Putin's Ukraine gambit seen as part of play for new Biden summit...

President Vladimir Putin's re-positioning of tens of thousands of troops closer to Ukraine is part of a Russian push to land another summit with U.S. President Joe Biden, say two people close to official Russian foreign policy circles....

 2021-11-24 15:34 

Reuters

Lira retraces some losses, Mexican peso slides almost 2%...

A surging dollar pressured emerging market currencies on Wednesday, with Mexico's peso slipping to more than eight-month lows on central bank uncertainty, while Turkey's beleaguered lira rallied 6%, reversing around half the previous session's...

 2021-11-24 15:34 

Reuters

Denmark's government suggests reintroducing mandatory face mask usage...

Denmark's government on Wednesday proposed reintroducing mandatory face mask usage on public transport, in shops and in the healthcare sector to curb rising coronavirus infections....

 2021-11-24 15:28 

Reuters

Russia cracks down on anti-vaxxer disinformation as inoculation push lags behind...

Russian authorities said on Wednesday they were scouring social networks and media websites to find people spreading false claims about the dangers of COVID-19 vaccination, the latest in a series of measures to invigorate sluggish inoculation rates....

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