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WASME Announces Winners of Global Icon Awards 2022

Global Icon Awards 2022 by World Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (WASME) is an initiative to honor people and organisations for their outstanding achievements...

Stocks slide over global economy concerns

Global stock markets have plummeted as concerns mount that rising consumer costs will be more difficult to manage than previously thought. Investors in Asia, Europe,...

Ukraine war: Putin warns over Western long-range weapons

If Western countries supply long-range weaponry to Kyiv, President Vladimir Putin warns that Russia will increase the list of targets it will attack in Ukraine....

Twitter investor sues Elon Musk and platform over takeover bid

Elon Musk and Twitter are being sued by a Twitter investor over the billionaire’s $44 billion (£34.9 billion) purchase of the firm. He is accused...

Russian soldier Vadim Shishimarin jailed for life over war crime

In the first war crimes trial since the invasion, a Ukrainian court sentenced a Russian tank commander to life in prison for killing a civilian....

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Liz Truss fails to name time she challenged Gulf state on human rights

As the UK faces “serious dangers” like Russia, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said it was “appropriate” to establish better ties with Gulf regimes accused of...

Ukraine war: EU accuses Russia for the food crisis, prompting walkout

After the European Council president criticised Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for causing a global food crisis, Russia’s UN representative stormed out of a UN Security...

Huawei and ZTE of China will be banned from Canada’s 5G networks

Canada has announced that two of China’s largest telecom equipment manufacturers will be prohibited from working on its 5G phone networks. The country’s industry minister...

New UK sanctions against Russia and Belarus have been imposed

In response to the invasion of Ukraine, the UK has imposed further sanctions against Russia and Belarus, targeting £1.7 billion in trade. Platinum and palladium...

The Western brands unable to leave Russia

Many Western brands have shunned Russia as a result of the invasion of Ukraine, but some have remained open in the nation and claim they...

UN envoys appalled by increase in sexual violence in Somalia

The UN secretary-general's special representative for children and armed conflict, Virginia Gamba, and the special representative on sexual violence in conflict, Pramila Patten, said Thursday...