Sunday, August 9, 2020

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G20 finance officials pledge to agree on digital services taxes this year

Financial officials in the Group of Twenty countries said today, that they are still committed to resolving disputes over digital services taxes and reaching a broad and consensus-based solution to this issue this year. Meanwhile, French Finance Minister Bruno Le...

Brazil President Bolsonaro tested positive for coronavirus

Brazilian newspaper "Atardi" confirmed that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro underwent a fourth test for Coronavirus after he showed some symptoms, which was a positive result, but Bolsonaro said that a new test will be conducted to confirm. Bolsonaro's supporters gathered...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region - "The sovereignty over the Galvan Valley region always belongs to China, and the Indian border...

Russia records 114 deaths and 8,706 cases of coronavirus within 24 hours

The Russian Coronavirus Prevention Center announced today, that 114 new deaths and 8,706 new infections with the Coronavirus have been recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 520129 cases, including 6829 deaths. This came, quoting Russia...

Malaysia: coordinating border controls to combat migrant smuggling

The Malaysia police announced their cooperation with the armed forces and other enforcement agencies in conducting coordinated border controls across the country to fight gangs that smuggle illegal immigrants. The Inspector-General of the Malaysia Police, Abdul Hamid Badur-said, according to...

France may end emergency health measures on July 10

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s office said today, Wednesday, that the government is examining the possibility of lifting the emergency health measures imposed to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic on July 10. He added that the proposed July 10th date...

Italy calls for European approval of a candidate to head the World Trade Organization

Italy has stressed the importance of Europeans agreeing to a candidate to head the World Trade Organization, to succeed Brazilian Roberto Azevedo, who will leave the office at the end of August, a year before the official date of...

Austria: Thousands demonstrate in solidarity with George Floyd against racism

Hundreds and thousands demonstrated, in the field of human rights, in the center of the Austria capital, Vienna, against racism and in solidarity with the killing of George Floyd, an African American, by the American police, where the demonstration...

Emergency in Russia after 20 thousand tons of fuel leaked into a river in Norilsk

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the lifting of the state of emergency in the city of Norilsk, Siberia, after 20,000 tons of fuel spilled into a river near a power station. An environmental group described the damage as "catastrophic"...

Venezuela raises petrol price for first time in 20 years

The Venezuelan President, Nicholas Maduro, announced today, Sunday, the raising of fuel prices, which until now was almost free, starting from June 1, and Maduro said - according to the channel - that "the international price we set is...

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No Electrocutions Due To Ke Infrastructure

In a statement issued in local press, K-Electric expressed grief over the electrocution incidents reported through local media from...

United Nations: Floods affect 38 million people in China and 1.4 million in Bangladesh

Stephen Dujarric, a spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General, said that the floods are still affecting many countries in the Asian continent and caused...

G20 finance officials pledge to agree on digital services taxes this year

Financial officials in the Group of Twenty countries said today, that they are still committed to resolving disputes over digital services taxes and reaching...

Erdogan’s party postpones the legal holiday to pass a law imposing restrictions on social media

The ruling Justice and Development Party in Turkey, which is led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is heading to postpone the legal holiday with...

Biden says his economic plan will create 5 million US jobs

US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday pledged to spend $700 billion on US-made products and industrial research, which he said would create...