Fed Will Trigger a Global Recession if Rate Hikes Continue: United Nations

cryptopotato.com The United Nations warned that continued monetary tightening will only hurt developing countries while failing to cool inflation.

Global recession can be avoided with right fiscal policies -IMF's Georgieva

investing.com By Aziz El Yaakoubi RIYADH - Global recession can be avoided if governments' fiscal policies were consistent with monetary policy tightening, but likely there would be countries falling into recession next year, the...

Fed's Williams says central bank has more work to do to cool inflation

investing.com By Michael S. Derby NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said on Monday that while there have been nascent signs of cooling inflation, underlying price pressures remain too high, which...

United Nations Calls on Fed to Stop Interest Rate Increases

watcher.guru The United Nations is calling on the Fed and other central banks to stop interest rate increases, a…

Factbox-How does the Nobel Peace Prize work?

investing.com By Gwladys Fouche OSLO - The winner of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Oct. 7 in Oslo. Here is a look at how the award works: WHO CAN WIN? The prize should go to the person "who has done the most or...

Kabul blast a setback for Afghan women seeking education against the odds

investing.com By Mohammad Yunus Yawar and Charlotte Greenfield KABUL -Raihana, 19, wanted to be a doctor, studying until midnight in recent weeks for Afghanistan's university entrance exam, a chance for women to advance their...

Russia smuggling Ukrainian grain to help pay for Putin's war

apnews.com BEIRUT (AP) — When the bulk cargo ship Laodicea docked in Lebanon last summer, Ukrainian diplomats said the vessel was carrying grain stolen by Russia and urged Lebanese officials to impound the ship. Moscow called...

Pakistani hospital overwhelmed as water-borne illnesses spread

investing.com By Syed Raza Hassan SEHWAN, Pakistan - The emergency ward at the main government hospital in Sehwan, a small town in southern Pakistan, is overwhelmed. On a recent visit, Reuters witnessed hundreds of people crammed...

Cholera kills at least seven in Haiti as disease returns

investing.com By Harold Isaac and Brian Ellsworth PORT-AU-PRINCE -Haiti on Sunday said at least seven people have died of cholera in a surprise return of the disease that comes as the nation is paralyzed by a gang blockade that...

Haiti reports cholera deaths for first time in 3 years

apnews.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s government on Sunday announced that at least eight people have died from cholera, raising concerns about another potentially catastrophic epidemic like the one that broke out a...

King Charles, stepping back from campaigning, will not go to Egypt climate summit

investing.com LONDON - Britain's King Charles will not attend a world leaders' climate change summit in Egypt next month, a royal source said on Sunday, as the new monarch steps back from his previous high-profile campaigning...

The asylum seekers

theweek.com Many migrants coming to the U.S. border are now legally applying for asylum, creating a backlog of 660,000 cases. Here's everything you need to know: What is asylum?  It is an immigration category for people who face...

U.S. citizen allowed to leave Iranian prison for a week

investing.com Siamak Namazi, an Iranian American imprisoned in Iran for nearly seven years, has been allowed out of Tehran's Evin prison on a one-week furlough. Separately, his father and former United Nations official Baquer...

What the war in Ukraine means for Asia's climate goals

apnews.com NEW DELHI, India (AP) — The queues outside petrol pumps in Sri Lanka have lessened, but not the anxiety. Asanka Sampath, a 43-year-old factory clerk, is forever vigilant. He checks his phone for messages, walks past...

Truss says Nord Stream gas pipeline damage ‘clearly sabotage’

theguardian.com Russia is suspected to have carried out explosions to put pressure on western energy suppliesLiz Truss has said a series of explosions that severely damaged Russia’s undersea Nord Stream gas pipelines were an act of...