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Supply chains, inflation overshadow vaccine, debt woes at IMF-WB meetings

Supply chain woes and growing inflation concerns pushed aside a widening gap in Covid-19 vaccinations and mounting debt problems for developing countries as the top concerns for global policymakers ...

Supply chains, inflation overshadow vaccine, debt woes at IMF-WB meetings

Energy crunch

Some European countries run coal-fired power plants as gas costs soar

The energy crisis in Europe has also been exacerbated by a lack of wind for turbine sites, while hydropower has not been enough close the gap in the United States

An aerial view shows solar panels made by First Solar, during a tour of the Overland Park Solar Array in Toledo, Ohio, US, on 5 October 2021

Gazprom begins using gas stockpiles to stabilise market: Russia

Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov rejected any suggestion that Russia was withholding gas from the European market

The logo of Gazprom is pictured at the 26th World Gas Conference in Paris, France, on 2 June 2015

Italy beat Belgium to finish third in Nations League

Italy claimed third place in the Nations League on Sunday after beating Belgium 2-1 to bounce back from their world record unbeaten run being brought to an end

Giorgio Chiellini (R) celebrates with teammates at the end of the UEFA Nations League third place football match between Italy and Belgium, at the Juventus Stadium, in Turin, on 10 October 2021.

Sixteen feared dead in plane crash in central Russia

The L-410 plane carrying 23 people crashed around 9:23am local time (0623 GMT) during a flight over the republic of Tatarstan, the ministry said on its Telegram channel, adding that seven have been ...

Map locating the area of a deadly plane crash in the republic of Tatarstan, in central Russia

Gas prices could destabilising Europe's economy: Gazprom

Europe's soaring gas prices could destabilise the region's economy, the head of Russian gas producer Gazprom's export arm told a forum on Thursday.

Gas prices could destabilising Europe's economy: Gazprom

'Not out of the woods' in battle against Covid: WHO

The World Health Organization's (WHO) Covid-19 chief warned Tuesday 'We're not out of the woods' in the fight against the pandemic, even if many people thought it was nearly over

A logo is pictured outside a building of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, 6 February 2020

Europe-Japan space mission captures images of Mercury

The BepiColombo mission will study all aspects of this mysterious inner planet from its core to surface processes, magnetic field and exosphere, "to better understand the origin and evolution of a ...

Europe-Japan space mission captures images of Mercury

EU market

BGMEA optimistic about GSP+ benefits after Bangladesh's graduation

The apex trade body of Bangladesh's apparel industry has said there is no major barrier for the country to get GSP+ benefits in the European market whenever applicable as the country graduates from ...

BGMEA optimistic about GSP+ benefits after Bangladesh's graduation

Blinken seeks to patch up ties on France trip after subs furor

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will promise better communication with France on a trip to Paris next week where officials are still smarting over the cancellation of a massive submarine contract

In this file photo taken on 14 July, 2021, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at the residence of the French ambassador to the US in Washington, DC
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