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Japan's Kishida clears first major test in national elections
TOKYO AP - - - The Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's weeks-old government ... ... to allow the governing bloc to easily control all parliamentary committees and control legislation. Kishda's embattled predecessor,... ... elections soon after taking office, saying he wanted a popular mandate for his new government. Kishida said the results gave him a fresh ... ... the governing coalition and the Kishida government to create a future Japan , he said Monday. Experts say Kishida's election ...
Updated: 11/02/2021
Dollar near 2 week high as inflation jumps
The dollar traded near a 2 week high to major peers on Monday as quickening inflation in the United States boosted the case for earlier Federal Reserve interest rate hikes. The dollar traded near a 2 week high ... ... United States and elsewhere is in sharp focus this week, with the Federal Open Market Committee widely expected to announce a tapering of stimulus on Tuesday. A 4.4% surge... ... expectations for a rate lift-off around the middle of next year. Following the data, futures on the fed funds rate, which track short-term rate expectations, priced in a...
Updated: 11/01/2021
A chronology of key events in Libya: A look at the key events
Members of the Libyan national army LNA commanded by Khalifa Haftar are inside ... ... aimed at national elections in December, offers a fragile chance for stability after a decade of chaos and division between warring ... ... how regional divisions persist. July 30, 2021 - Joint military committee set up through Geneva ceasefire agrees to reopen the ... ... the U.N. - backed roadmap, it will not take place on Dec 24 with future elections, but at a presidential date to be decided in January....
Updated: 10/13/2021
France's ambassador to Australia accused of being childish
Coating out at the new Aukus deal, the French Ambassador to Canberra Jean-Pierre ... ... what is left of the relationship France and Australia built for years, sometimes decades, as together I had to revise everything ... ... help define the terms of our relationship with Australia in the future, and defend our interests in the concrete implementation ... ... French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told a parliamentary committee. Earlier, Mr Le Drian said that the Sydney peace agreement ...
Updated: 10/08/2021
France sends envoy back to Australia after Copenhagen withdraws submarine deal
... relations after Copenhagen withdrew a submarine deal with Paris in favor of one with the UK and US. France has decided to send its envoy back to Australia in a bid to... ... one with the UK and US. Australian minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told a parliamentary committee: I have now asked our ambassador to return to Canberra with two missions: to help define the terms of our relationship with Australia in the future and to defend our interests in the concrete implementation of the French decision to end the program for future submarines. Earlier, France accused its allies of stabbing it in the back...
Updated: 10/07/2021
Baron Bilimoria accuses the government of failing to listen to warnings on immigration
The UK has been hit with fuel shortages that have seen supply of ... ... sector you listen to organisations like the Migration Advisory Committee and then you're allowed to bring in the workforce that ... ... immigration pivot was too limited. We've got to improve the conditions for them, we've got to give them attractive enough pay but you've ... ... Christmas Eve raising concerns about the crisis resurfacing in the future. But Baron Bilimoria , who founded Indian beer brand Cobra ...
Updated: 10/01/2021
Protesters in Moscow say they will overturn election results
Members and supporters of the Russian Communist Party attend a rally to protest against the preliminary election ... ... wanted to have the authorities annul the results of electronic voting in Moscow and for the idea of electronic voting to be abandoned for future elections. When the election was set on 17 Sept. 19, millions of citizens in... ... stolen, said the statement. Therefore candidates from various political forces formed a committee to annul the electronic voting results. The statement was signed by liberal...
Updated: 09/23/2021
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