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Congressional Budget Office says inflation to last into 2023
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced a 10% raise to the minimum wage rate and pensions in the coming weeks, a move that comes as the Russian economy faces an unprecedented wave of international sanctions. Putin said in a government meeting that the minimum cost of living...
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Texas gunman posted Facebook messages before shooting school: Governor
The shooter that killed 19 children at an elementary school in the US state of Texas posted on social media that he would shoot the school, the state's governor said...
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Gambia ready to prosecute ex-dictator Jammeh for crimes against humanity
Gambia's truth commission has recommended prosecuting a list of officials responsible for human rights violations and abuses committed during Yahya Jammeh's 22-year reign. Victims also want the ex-leader to face justice. Gambian authorities on Wednesday released the long-awaited white...
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UK’s Johnson blasted for ‘Partygate’ culture
London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson presided over a culture of lockdown-breaking parties that featured drunken fighting among staff, according to a long-awaited inquiry Wednesday that prompted renewed calls for his resignation. “Many of these events should not have been allowed to happen,” the...
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What would George Floyd’s life have looked like without the crushing weight of racism?
Two years on from his death, it’s worth considering the wealth and success he might have had in a different world The murder of George Floyd two years ago prompted a global awakening about the pervasiveness of racism, as millions of people, from Toronto to Tokyo to Tottenham, joined together to take...
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Russia Ready to Provide Humanitarian Corridors to Unlock Ukraine's Sea Ports - Diplomat
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 25th May, 2022) Russia is ready to launch humanitarian corridors to unblock Ukraine's sea ports for exports of Ukrainian grain, but Kiev must first ensure that ports are cleared of mines,...
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Johnson braced for criticism as final 'partygate' report published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is braced for more damaging criticism as the senior civil servant investigating lockdown parties in Downing Street and Whitehall is set to hand over her final report. Sue Gray is expected to be highly critical of the culture in No 10 which led to the repeated...
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US condemns N.Korea missile launches, urges 'dialogue'
Washington, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th May, 2022 ) :The United States condemned North Korea for what it said were three ballistic missile launches and called on Pyongyang instead to choose dialogue. "The United States condemns the DPRK's multiple ballistic missile launches," a State...
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Moldova’s pro-Russian former president Dodon detained, says he is innocent
KYIV --- The head of Moldova's pro-Russian opposition party, former President Igor Dodon, said on Tuesday he had...
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Sarah Sanders Wins Arkansas GOP Gubernatorial Primary
Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on May 24 won the Arkansas Republican gubernatorial...
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