Nuclear Power Advocated as a Climate Solution at Brussels Summit

A groundbreaking summit held in Brussels convened leaders from over 30 nations, including prominent European nations, the United States, Brazil, and China, with the...

What do inflation shields look like in Spain, Greece and Germany?

Every day, the correspondents' club describes how the same current event is illustrated in several countries.Consumer prices are exploding in many European countries. (MAXPPP) In...

Mixed day for stocks as European inflation rises

A woman holds a torch during a demonstration against rising energy prices and the increasing cost of living during a national demonstration in Brussels...

France Temporarily Suspends iPhone 12 Sales over Radiation Concerns

France Suspends iPhone 12 Sales due to High Radiation Levels In a recent development, France has temporarily suspended the sale of Apple's iPhone 12 due...

Turkey’s Central Bank Raises Key Interest Rate to 50% in Effort to Combat Rising...

Turkey's Central Bank Raises Key Interest Rate to 50% in Effort to Combat Rising Inflation Turkey's central bank has increased its key interest rate to...

France’s Total Energy pumps $1.5 billion into Qatari gas

France's Total Energy plans to pump $1.5 billion into boosting gas production from Qatar's huge North Field, on top of more than $2 billion...

Portugal: a short-lived upturn

"European Micro" examines a social phenomenon in Portugal today, the theft of food in hypermarkets. Families with young children and elderly people cannot feed...

Markets are falling as central banks raise interest rates

The Bank of England said the British economy had entered a recession as it raised interest rates again to combat inflation New York (AFP) -...

Pressure builds after World Bank chief dodges questions about climate

World Bank President David Malpass has been accused of being a "climate denier" after refusing to answer whether he believed human-made emissions contributed to...

France threatens to break the blockade of refineries in the face of strike

Paris (AFP) - The French government threatened on Tuesday to forcibly break the blockade of refineries and oil depots, which have paralyzed striking workers,...

UK government lifts ban on gas fracking in England

Protesters set up a fake gas fracking platform in front of both houses of the British Parliament in 2012 London (AFP) - Britain on Thursday...

The European Union cuts energy use and taxation of energy companies

The European Union plans to cut energy use by "at least five percent" during peak hours, according to a commission document seen by AFP. Brussels...

A strong US dollar is an unstoppable force that puts other currencies at risk

The US dollar made amazing gains against other currencies amid rising interest rates, bringing back memories of the Asian financial crisis New York (AFP) -...

Lawsuit Alleges Apple’s iPhone Monopoly Tactics Under Legal Scrutiny

Lawsuit Alleges Apple's iPhone Monopoly Tactics Under Legal Scrutiny In a significant legal development, the US Department of Justice, along with 17 states, has filed...

Germany controls Russian-owned oil refineries

By controlling German Rosneft's operations, Berlin can operate refineries using crude oil from countries other than Russia Berlin (AFP) - Berlin on Friday took control...

US sues Boeing with misleading investors over 737 Max Safety, fined $200 million

US regulators say Boeing and its ex-CEO have 'put the profits on people', misleading the public about the safety of the 737 MAX New York...

German bakeries struggle to survive as costs rise

Bakeries in Germany were among the businesses hit hard by the economic fallout from Russia's invasion of Ukraine BEILITZ (Germany) (AFP) - Faced with an...

Twitch blocks gambling streams as addiction fears mount

Amazon-owned Twitch calls to avoid betting on the video game streaming platform have gone viral on Twitter with the hashtag #StopTwitchGambling SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) -...

Canada launches review to legalize cannabis after four years

Canada has launched a review of its cannabis law, four years after it legalized its recreational use - celebrated by thousands including this man...

BRICS Expansion Impeded by Divisions, Threatening Global South’s Clout

BRICS Expansion Faces Eleventh Hour Hurdle as Divisions Persist Introduction The expansion of the BRICS group, consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, is...

Stocks fall on recession fears as inflation data looms

HONG KONG (AFP) - Markets mostly fell on Tuesday as investors grew increasingly concerned that more massive interest rate increases would push economies into...

The US gets a voice in an epic battle with Apple

Lawyers for Epic Games and Fortnite maker Apple will face off in an appeal hearing over strict App Store censorship, and lawyers for the...

The United States should be “on the table” in the field of semiconductors: Blinken

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken speaks during a State Department function talk at Purdue University, on September 13, 2022, in West Lafayette, Indiana. West...

In Nigeria finding value in waste recycling

There is money in the trash: scrap metal at the Romco recycling plant in Lagos Lagos (AFP) - Heaps of garbage scattered along roads and...

Dream come true’: Japan reopens to tourists

Japan reopens its doors to tourists after two and a half years of tough Covid restrictions, and travelers flock to it TOKYO (AFP) - Japan...

Tunisian ‘hanging garden’ farms cling on despite drought

High in the hills of northwest Tunisia, farmers plant thousands of fig trees with a unique system of terraces that they hope will protect...

Facebook whistleblower launched a non-profit organization to deal with big tech

The first project of a new non-profit organization launched by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen will be to create an open source database of the...

Stocks plummet, dollar jumps as US inflation picks up

Despite the welcome decline in US gasoline prices, food, housing and car prices continued to rise New York (AFP) - Stock markets fell while the...

Stock Markets Surge Amid Expectations of More Rate Cuts

In a positive turn of events, global stock markets rallied on Thursday as several central banks hinted at potential interest rate reductions. Following the Federal...

He waited 23 years and now he will know if he is the son...

“This goes back to a small town, Santa Rosa de Leales, 50 kilometers from San Miguel from Tucuman. And, as in all small towns, gossip...