European cities are protesting against new restrictions to stop the pandemic

The mayor of Rotterdam defended the city’s police force after police opened fire on protesters when riots broke out during demonstrations against new restrictions to stop the spread of Covid-19, injuring at least seven people. More than 20 people were arrested Friday night as protesters threw stones at police and set fires in the Dutch city to show their dissatisfaction with new measures that will restrict access to places, including restaurants and shops for the unvaccinated, which will be in place at least three weeks. Ahmed Aboutaleb, the mayor of Rotterdam, blamed the protesters for the “orgy of violence” because

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CMA CMA’s earnings jumped on a rush of shipments. Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Fisherman Travels By Boat In Front Of CMA CGM Container Ship Passing Through Suez Canal In Ismailia, Egypt, July 7, 2021. REUTERS / Amr Abdallah Dalsh PARIS (Reuters) – Freight forwarding group CMA CGM on Friday reported an increase in earnings in the third quarter and said it expected even better results by the end of the year as intense demand maintained high freight prices and increased container capacity. CMA CGM, headquartered in France, one of the world’s largest container lines, said net profit rose to $ 5.6 billion in the third quarter from $ 567

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Turkey defies warnings and cuts interest rates

Turkey cut interest rates on Thursday, dropping the lira by as much as 6 per cent to a new record low, raising concerns that fixing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s low borrowing costs would exacerbate already acute inflation. The central bank cut its one-week repo rate by 1 percentage point to 15 percent, the third consecutive reduction in interest rates under Governor Sahap Kavcioglu from 19 percent in early September. The bank said many of the factors behind the rise in consumer prices were “beyond the control of monetary policy” and would “consider” ending its rate-cutting cycle in December. The lira

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Canada sends air force to help flood-affected province, farmers rescue Reuters cows

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Community Members Struggle to Rescue Stranded Cattle from Farm After Rainstorms Cause Floods and Landslides in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, November 16, 2021. REUTERS / Jesse Winter 2/2 Author: Jesse Winter ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia (Reuters) – Canada deployed an air force on Wednesday to help British Columbia cope with major floods that killed one person, with more rain expected in the coming days. Landslides have destroyed roads and bridges and cut off access to the country’s largest port in Vancouver, disrupting global supply chains that are already struggling to cope with the problems caused by

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The United States and China agree to hold talks on nuclear arsenals

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping agree to hold talks aimed at reducing tensions, while US anxiety grows due to China’s nuclear expansion arsenal and his recent test a hypersonic weapon. Jake Sullivan, a U.S. national security adviser, said the U.S. and Chinese presidents discussed the need to negotiate nuclear “strategic stability” in their virtual meeting At Monday. China has previously refused to conduct nuclear negotiations, in part because the United States has a much larger arsenal of weapons. “The two leaders agreed that we would look to begin talks on strategic stability,” Sullivan told an audience at the Brookings Institution

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Kering appoints Matthieu Blazy as creative director of Bottega Veneta By Reuters

© Reuters. PHOTOGRAPHY: A man sits next to a Bottega Veneta bag in the center of Rome, Italy, March 1, 2016. REUTERS / Max Rossi PARIS (Reuters) – French luxury group Dry (PA 🙂 has appointed Matthieu Blazy as creative director of Bottega Veneto, it was announced Monday, eavesdropping on an insider who quickly moved into place after the sudden departure of Daniel Lee last week. A clothing designer for the prestigious Italian brand since last year, Blazy has progressed in the fashion ranks, gaining experience in brands including Raf Simons, Maison Margiela and Calvin Klein, and was a senior

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Yellen says inflation will remain high until Covid is under control

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said control of Covid-19 is key to curbing inflation as the Joe Biden administration tries to stop price increases that disrupt the U.S. economic recovery and the president’s legislative plan. “The pandemic was a precondition for the economy and inflation,” Yellen said, speaking on CBS. Face the nationn program. “And if we want to reduce inflation, I think continuing to make progress against the pandemic is the most important thing we can do.” The fight against rising prices has become the focus of Biden’s economic team. Last week, the U.S. consumer price index rose 6.2

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Jet manufacturers are pushing cargo ships, 787 timing in the hands of regulators Author Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Boeing Logo Shown on Screen, New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, USA, August 7, 2019. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo Authors Tim Hepher and Alexander Cornwell DUBAI (Reuters) – Boeing said on Saturday that it is in advanced talks to sell a cargo version of its future 777X jet, while Airbus predicted a contract for the A350 cargo ship soon, as aerospace giants expect e-commerce to boom after the pandemic. Boeing (NYSE 🙂 also indicated that the end of production downtime on the 787 Dreamliner was approaching, but said the timing of

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US warns aggression against Ukraine would be ‘serious mistake for Russia’

The United States warned Moscow that military aggression against Ukraine would be a “serious mistake” after Western intelligence showed that Russian troops were accumulating on the Ukrainian border. Addressing reporters Friday, Antony Blinken, the U.S. secretary of state, said Washington was “very concerned about the irregular movement of forces we see on. . . borders of Ukraine ”. “It would be a serious mistake for Russia to repeat what it did in 2014,” he added, referring to Moscow’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula by Ukraine. The warning came after Washington and Kiev informed EU allies this week that an increase

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Bloomberg warns Europe that Russia could plan an invasion of Ukraine

© Reuters. The United States warns Europe that Russia could plan an invasion of Ukraine (Bloomberg) – The United States is raising the alarm with its allies in the European Union that Russia may be considering a potential invasion of Ukraine as tensions rise between Moscow and the bloc over migrants and energy supply. As Washington closely monitors the build-up of Russian forces near the Ukrainian border, U.S. officials have informed EU counterparts of their concerns about a possible military operation, according to several people familiar with the matter. Estimates are believed to be based on information the U.S. has

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