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Russia rejects Russia debt default claim

Some Taiwanese holders of Russian eurobonds have not received interest due on May 27 after a grace period expired on Sunday evening, two sources...

G7 nations to announce import ban on Russian gold

The G7 Group of developed nations will announce a ban on Russian gold imports in broader sanctions on Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine,...

Afghan calls for release of frozen funds after quake

Afghanistan's Taliban administration on Saturday called on international governments to roll back sanctions and lift a freeze on central bank assets following the earthquake...

Putin’s billions: have sanctions backfired?

When Vladimir Putin sent his tanks into Ukraine on 24 February, he did so under the assumption that the West was too ruptured and...

Recession possible: US Fed chief

US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the central bank is trying to bring inflation down without inflicting too much damage, but...

Emerging markets need parallel system to counter West’s dominance: Russian banker

In a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum on Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the BRICS business...

More than 250 people killed as earthquake shakes Afghanistan and Pakistan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 has killed at least 250 people in Afghanistan, the country’s disaster management authority says. The quake shook parts of eastern...

Ecuador indigenous leader freed from detention, vows protests will continue

Protests in Ecuador will continue until President Guillermo Lasso solves economic and environmentnal issues affecting the country, indigenous leader Leonidas Iza said on Wednesday...

Millions stranded as floods hit Bangladesh, India

Monsoon storms in Bangladesh and India have killed at least 59 people and unleashed devastating floods that left millions of others stranded, officials said. Floods...

Macron loses parliamentary majority

French President Emmanuel Macron has lost control of the National Assembly in legislative elections after considerable gains by a newly formed left-wing alliance, and...

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