Israel ratifies law limiting conditions for a Netanyahu removal

Published: 2023-03-23 08:27:30 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] The opposition says the law may shield incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu from any fallout from his corruption trials.

'On tour in hell': Wounded Ukrainian soldiers evacuated

Published: 2023-03-23 08:22:38 UTC

[Associated Press] DONETSK REGION, Ukraine (AP) — Their hands are blackened and grimy from the fight. Some are still wearing their combat boots, small flecks of black soil from the battlefield clinging to their torsos, bare under the emergency blanket.

Swiss regulator defends its decision to write off AT1 bonds

Published: 2023-03-23 08:14:06 UTC

[Reuters] Switzerland's financial market regulator FINMA defended its decision to impose steep losses on some of Credit Suisse <a href="" target="_blank">(CSGN.S)</a> bondholders on Thursday, saying the decision was legally water…

Big Oil Eyes New Deals in North Africa Amid Rising Energy Demand

Published: 2023-03-23 08:07:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Halliburton and Honeywell in advanced talks to develop oil fields and refineries in Libya; Eni importing more oil and gas from Algeria

What are depleted uranium munitions the UK is sending to Ukraine?

Published: 2023-03-23 08:05:04 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Armour-piercing ammunition emits low levels of radiation after exploding but is not considered a nuclear weapon.

Chinese military says US ship ‘warned’ away in South China Sea

Published: 2023-03-23 07:51:31 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] PLA says the USS Milius’s intrusion into its territorial waters undermined regional peace and stability.

Indian court convicts Rahul Gandhi of defamation, gives two-year sentence

Published: 2023-03-23 07:48:12 UTC

[Reuters] A court in western India found opposition leader Rahul Gandhi guilty of defamation on Thursday for a speech he made in 2019 in which he referred to thieves as having the surname Modi, and sentenced him two years in prison.

Evergrande dollar debt revamp plan fails to cheer investors

Published: 2023-03-23 07:47:00 UTC

[Reuters] China Evergrande Group's offshore debt restructuring proposal, a test of investor sentiment towards the cash-squeezed property sector, failed to impress because of its long repayment period and lack of enough sweeteners, creditors and analysts said.

European young adults are critical of both US and China - study

Published: 2023-03-23 07:37:17 UTC

[BBC News] They are concerned about America's role as the "world's policeman" and China's growing economic might.

Biden expresses ‘solidarity’ with China’s Uighurs during Ramadan

Published: 2023-03-23 07:25:51 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] The US president’s highlighting of the Uighurs comes at a time of strong tension between Washington and Beijing.

Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent shows promise as 'smoker's lung' drug

Published: 2023-03-23 07:14:07 UTC

[Reuters] Sanofi's <a href="" target="_blank">(SASY.PA)</a> asthma and eczema drug Dupixent met all targets in a trial to treat "smoker's lung", giving a major boost to the French drugmaker's growth prospects, but also underscor…

Rahul Gandhi: Two-year jail for India's Congress leader for defamation

Published: 2023-03-23 07:07:16 UTC

[BBC News] The opposition leader was convicted for comments he made in 2019 about PM Narendra Modi's surname.

Ramadan begins in Mideast amid high costs, hopes for peace

Published: 2023-03-23 07:03:41 UTC

[Associated Press] KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The first daily fast of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan began Thursday, as hundreds of millions of Muslims worldwide enter a four-week period of worship.The observance comes at a time when numerous countries and governments across the…

Relativity's debut rocket launch proves durability, fails in space

Published: 2023-03-23 06:34:27 UTC

[Reuters] Relativity Space's 3D-printed rocket lifted off for the first time on Wednesday, passing a key milestone to demonstrate the vehicle's in-flight strength before its second stage failed upon reaching space, a company live stream showed.

Gwyneth Paltrow ski collision trial set for family testimony

Published: 2023-03-23 05:10:36 UTC

[Associated Press] PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Two daughters of a retired optometrist suing Gwyneth Paltrow are expected to testify on Thursday about the lasting effects of their father and Paltrow's 2016 ski collision as the trial takes on an increasingly personal note on the third…

Saudi, Iran foreign ministers in Ramadan call, agree to meet soon

Published: 2023-03-23 04:25:14 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Saudi Arabia’s Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud held a call with Iran’s Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

China Hawks Dine on Seared Branzino And Lament Threat to US

Published: 2023-03-23 04:23:00 UTC


Ron DeSantis Clarifies Comments on Ukraine War, Calls Russian Invasion Wrong

Published: 2023-03-23 04:21:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] The Florida governor told Piers Morgan that his earlier reference to the war as a ‘territorial dispute’ had been ‘mischaracterized’

Biden approval dips near lowest point: AP-NORC poll

Published: 2023-03-23 04:09:29 UTC

[Associated Press] WASHINGTON (AP) — Approval of President Joe Biden has dipped slightly since a month ago, nearing the lowest point of his presidency as his administration tries to project a sense of stability while confronting a pair of bank failures and inflation that remain…

Iraq WMD failures shadow US intelligence 20 years later

Published: 2023-03-23 04:08:25 UTC

[Associated Press] WASHINGTON (AP) — In his U.S. Capitol office, Rep. Jason Crow keeps several war mementos. Sitting on a shelf are his military identification tags, the tailfins of a spent mortar and a piece of shrapnel stopped by his body armor.


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