The head of the WTO warned about the division of the world economy

The head of the World Trade Organization warned on Tuesday of a split in the global economy into rival blocs amid the war in Ukraine, urging countries not to restrict trade during the crisis. “The war in Ukraine caused great human suffering, but it also hurt the global economy at a critical time,” said Ms. … Read more

Kiev region “liberated”, evidence of possible killings of civilians

Ukraine announced on Saturday that the entire Kyiv region has now been “liberated” and Russian troops are conducting a “rapid withdrawal” from the country’s north amid reports of killings of civilians in some of those areas. In an attempt to increase pressure on Moscow, the Baltic states on Saturday announced they were halting imports of … Read more

News about the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The situation on the ground, international reaction, sanctions: on the issue of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. – Nothing “promising” in the negotiations – Talks between Russians and Ukrainians in Istanbul on Tuesday produced nothing “promising” or “breakthrough,” the Kremlin said Wednesday, dampening hopes for real progress towards peace. “There’s a lot of work to be … Read more

Sri Lankans suffer from a sluggish economy

Faced with the worst economic crisis Sri Lanka has ever known, the anger of residents is increasingly palpable, whether it be in endless lines at gas stations or in the candlelight during a power outage. With a severe shortage of foreign exchange, the island is unable to import essential goods, resulting in a severe shortage … Read more

“Jihadi George”, the most brutal of the Islamic State’s Beatles, before American justice

The 33-year-old man is accused of belonging to a cell of foreign fighters of the Islamic State group in Syria. Jihadist El-Shafi el-Sheikh, who is on trial in the US for his role in the kidnapping and death of Western hostages in Syria, left his captives with the memory of an evil and cruel man … Read more

fears for the economy are pushing the euro down

The conflict in Ukraine heavily affected the euro and European currencies on Monday, while the dollar hit its highest in almost two years, investors fear for the economy of the Old Continent and fear inflation. The possibility of Russian oil sanctions sent the euro to its lowest level since May 2020 at $1.0806 in early … Read more

NASA’s future lunar rocket makes a christening… from the air

NASA’s new giant rocket is due to make its first flight to the launch pad on Thursday, March 17, ahead of a series of tests that, if successful, should lead to a trip to the moon this summer. Read alsoSpace conquest: France and NASA go to Titan The SLS rocket will leave the assembly building … Read more

Western stock markets in reserve, assessing the economic risk of conflict

Western stock markets on Thursday preferred caution after rising in previous days, the conflict between Ukraine and Russia still attracted their attention. After opening in the red, the New York Stock Exchange was in positive territory. Around 1410 GMT, the Dow Jones added 0.02%, the S&P 500 added 0.22% and the Nasdaq added 0.38%. Europe … Read more

The Russian economy will “go back twenty or thirty years,” predicts a former adviser to the Russian government

Russian economylet’s go back twenty or thirty yearsAnd Vladimir Putin threatened the future of his regime by attacking Ukraine, Sergei Guriev, a former economic adviser to the Russian government in exile in France, told AFP. “Putin managed to destroy the Russian economy in a few weekssays this former chief economist at the European Bank for … Read more