Russia hits civilian targets again, EU officials visit Kiev

Russia hits civilian targets again, EU officials visit Kiev

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles hit residential areas in an eastern Ukrainian city for the second time in 24 hours on Thursday, as top European Union officials held talks with the government in Kyiv over the war with Russia is approaching the one-year milestone. The latest attacks in Kramatorsk came as rescue crews searched … Read more

Biden’s IRA has left Europe blind. And overtaking can lead to 2 big mistakes

Biden’s IRA has left Europe blind.  And overtaking can lead to 2 big mistakes

US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The European Union is working against the clock to build a program to rival President Joe Biden’s unprecedented climate subsidies. But it will run into two major problems in the process. The EU has long been asking … Read more

The US and the Philippines agree to an increased US military presence

The US and the Philippines agree to an increased US military presence

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The United States and the Philippines on Thursday announced plans to expand the U.S. military presence in the Southeast Asian nation, with access to four additional bases, to counter China’s increasingly aggressive moves against Taiwan. to startle and in the disputed South China Sea. The agreement was reached while US Secretary … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its banknotes. The country’s central bank said on Thursday that the new $5 bill would feature an indigenous design instead of an image of King Charles III. But the king is still expected to appear on coins. The $5 note was Australia’s only surviving … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its banknotes. The country’s central bank said on Thursday that the new $5 bill would feature an indigenous design instead of an image of King Charles III. But the king is still expected to appear on coins. The $5 note was Australia’s only surviving … Read more

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

CNN — President Joe Biden announced new advancements on his administration’s “competitive agenda” on Wednesday, specifically targeting unwanted fees while calling on Congress to pass legislation targeting hidden fees across multiple industries. These costs could “pull hundreds of dollars a year out of the pockets of hard-working American families, especially people who are already struggling … Read more

The war’s longest battle exacts a high price in ‘heart of Ukraine’

The war’s longest battle exacts a high price in ‘heart of Ukraine’

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Visitors used to browse Bakhmut’s late 19th-century buildings, enjoy strolls in the rose-lined lakeside park and savor the sparkling wines produced in historic underground caves. At that time, this city in eastern Ukraine was a popular tourist destination. Not anymore. The longest battle of the Russian war has turned this city … Read more

Eurozone inflation January 2023 print ahead of ECB interest rate meeting

Eurozone inflation January 2023 print ahead of ECB interest rate meeting

Inflation in the Eurozone eased in the last two months of 2022, but the economic indicator is still well above the European Central Bank’s 2% mandate. Jeff Groenberg | Universal Image Group | Getty Images Inflation in the Eurozone fell for the third consecutive month in January on the back of a sharp fall in … Read more

Myanmar anti-coup forces maintain optimism in face of airstrikes | Conflict News

Myanmar anti-coup forces maintain optimism in face of airstrikes |  Conflict News

Opposition to military rule in Myanmar is driven by optimism. When the army first seized power on February 1, 2021, the massive peaceful protests that arose were reminiscent of an exuberant street party. Protesters sang in the streets, wore crazy costumes and carried humorous placards. There were no illusions about what was to come in … Read more

The US blocks export license extensions for China’s Huawei

The US blocks export license extensions for China’s Huawei

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Tuesday accused Washington of pursuing “technology hegemony” as the United States has begun ramping up pressure on tech giant Huawei by blocking access to US suppliers. The Biden Administration has stopped approving license renewals to some US companies that sold essential components to the Chinese company, according to two … Read more