Russia welcomes Vance’s views on Ukraine after Trump VP announcement: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday welcomed Sen. JD Vance’s (Ohio) ...
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Russia welcomes Vance’s views on Ukraine after Trump VP announcement
Quick Glance: Russia welcomes Vance's stance on Ukraine post Trump VP reveal
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expressed approval on Wednesday for Senator JD Vance's position on the US military and economic aid to Ukraine, subsequent to the announcement made by former President Trump regarding his selection of the Ohio legislator as his running mate.

  • As per a Reuters translation, Lavrov mentioned in a press conference on Wednesday: 'He advocates for peace, supports the termination of the provided aid, and we can only welcome this, as it is what we need - to cease supplying Ukraine with weapons, which will then lead to the end of the war.'

  • The Biden-Harris campaign noted that it was 'unsurprising' for Russia to express backing for Trump and Vance.

  • The extent of Vance's potential impact on foreign policy if Trump secures reelection in November remains uncertain.
$1 billion gift to make Johns Hopkins medical school free for most: The donation from Bloomberg Philanthropies also will expand financial aid for nursing ...
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$1 billion gift to make Johns Hopkins medical school free for most
Quick Glance: Bloomberg Philanthropies' $1 Billion Gift to Medical Schools
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies gifting $1 billion to cover tuition at Johns Hopkins University.

  • The gift will provide full tuition coverage for medical students from families earning less than $300,000 starting in the fall.

  • The donation will also increase financial aid for students at other graduate schools of the university.

  • Other medical schools like UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine offer merit-based scholarships due to donations.
Vance as VP pick spurs fear among Ukraine supporters: Disappointment washed over Ukraine’s supporters when former President Trump announced Sen ...
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Vance as VP pick spurs fear among Ukraine supporters
Israel’s southern Port of Eilat has requested financial aid from the government due to its inactivity since the start of the country’s war on Palestine’s Gaza ... Show more
Despite Israel’s killing of over 38,000 Palestinian civilians in Gaza in 9 months, US support for Tel Aviv remains robust as Washington continues providing ... Show more
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban visited Ukraine on Tuesday for the first time since Russia launched its full-scale invasion of the country in 2022 ... Show more
Quick Glance: Orban Calls for Ceasefire and Improved Relations During Kyiv Visit
  • Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban made his first visit to Kyiv since the start of the war, urging Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to consider a 'ceasefire' to expedite peace talks with Moscow.

  • Orban emphasized the need to enhance relations between Budapest and Kyiv, strained by his close ties with Putin.

  • Orban, who supported Russia at the UN and opposed EU sanctions post-Putin's actions in Ukraine, consistently tried to thwart EU initiatives for additional support to Kyiv during the conflict.

  • The meeting on Tuesday coincided with Orban and Hungary assuming the EU Council presidency, seizing the opportunity to push his agenda with the motto 'Make Europe Great Again,' raising concerns among European counterparts.
The latest issue of Nikkei Asia magazine is out. Check out what's inside. PAKISTAN TURNS TO THE IMF ONCE AGAIN $7 billion support package underscores ... Show more

Issue 2024-07-18 - Nikkei Asia
🇺🇦 Czech and Ukrainian governments will hold a joint meeting in Prague on Tuesday to discuss cooperation in various sectors, including defense, energy ... Show more

Czech, Ukrainian governments to hold formal meeting today - Prague, Czech Republic
#FirstpostAmerica : The three-day NATO Summit ended with the allies drumming up military and financial aid for Ukraine. However, the summit's closing brought more trouble ... Show more
Puerto Rico: A Caribbean Economic Beacon: In 2024, Puerto Rico claims the highest GDP per capita in Latin America and the Caribbean, projected at $37,170.
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Puerto Rico: A Caribbean Economic Beacon
⚡️23 countries and the EU signed the “Ukrainian Compact” on security at the NATO summit The document aims to “accelerate collective efforts to meet Ukraine’s ... Show more
Russia's frenemy China is quietly trying to dampen Putin's influence: China has massively boosted its economic and political influence in Central Asia while ...
businessinsider.com/xi-china-putin-russia-frenemies-limits-power-sphere-influence-2024-7
Russia's frenemy China is quietly trying to dampen Putin's influence
Quick Glance: Putin and Xi Enhance Security and Counter the US
  • The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit was held in Astana.

  • Putin and Xi hailed bilateral ties and the role of SCO.

  • Viewed SCO as a tool to counter Western influence in the region.

  • Indian Prime Minister Modi intends delegation participation.
ASB insolvency: Problems like a long rat's tail: The insolvency of the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) has resulted in a long tail of challenges in Hamm ...
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ASB insolvency: Problems like a long rat's tail
Volunteering - Award for two Sonneberg women: Regina Trutzl and Kerstin Bauer receive the volunteer award from the Paritätischer Wohlfahrtsverband.
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Volunteering - Award for two Sonneberg women
Russian troops fail to advance as Ukraine garners military, financial aid: Battles continue in Kharkiv as President Putin signs a strategic agreement with North ...
aljazeera.com/news/2024/6/20/russian-troops-fail-to-advance-as-ukraine-garners-military-financial-aid
Russian troops fail to advance as Ukraine garners military, financial aid
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is betting that calmer economic conditions will get him re-elected
apnews.com/article/uk-election-sunak-starmer-conservatives-2024-91589d75daec29c2f36f2c95f9c17051
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is betting that calmer economic conditions ...
Quick Glance: Rishi Sunak Plans Election for 4 July After Intense Discussions
  • Beth Rigby explains that a Tory victory would be historic, despite the odds against Sunak.

  • It is expected that Rishi Sunak will announce the election for 4 July.

  • Discussions about a summer election are based on an improved economic situation and stagnant polls.

  • Cabinet ministers meet amid heated speculation about the upcoming election.
N. Korea rolls out red carpet for Putin, signs key pact with Russia: Russia and North Korea signed Wednesday a key pact to raise their ties to a 'comprehensive ...
dailysabah.com/world/asia-pacific/n-korea-rolls-out-red-carpet-for-putin-signs-key-pact-with-russia
N. Korea rolls out red carpet for Putin, signs key pact with Russia
Quick Glance: Germany to Donate Patriot Air Defense System to Ukraine
  • The Defense Minister presented a plan for the reintroduction of national service in Germany.

  • According to the CEO of Israel Aerospace Industries, Israel's air-defense systems serve as a model for Europe in the face of the threat posed by Putin.

  • Due to the weakness of the bloc's military forces, prominent figures are likely to prefer a better position in Brussels than that of defense chief.

  • An isolated forest is currently being excavated in Lithuania to accommodate German troops.
Budget discussions in the traffic light: Federal government is sticking to the schedule
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Budget discussions in the traffic light: Federal government is sticking to ...
G7’s convoluted plan to aid Ukraine: The richest industrial democracies in the world, the G7, has worked out a convoluted plan to help Ukraine fight Russia ...
gulftoday.ae/opinion/2024/06/14/g7-convoluted-plan-to-aid-ukraine
G7’s convoluted plan to aid Ukraine
Putin, Kim agree to develop 'strategic fortress' relations, KCNA says: SEOUL — Shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un embraced Russian Vladimir ...
asiaone.com/world/putin-kim-agree-develop-strategic-fortress-relations-kcna-says
Putin, Kim agree to develop 'strategic fortress' relations ...
G7’s convoluted plan to aid Ukraine: The richest industrial democracies in the world, the G7, has worked out a convoluted plan to help Ukraine fight Russia ...
gulftoday.ae/opinion/2024/06/14/g7-convoluted-plan-to-aid-ukraine
G7’s convoluted plan to aid Ukraine
Trust Tinubu’s economic reforms, Kaduna gov urges Nigerians: Kaduna State Governor, Uba Sani, has urged Nigerians to have faith in the economic reforms being ...
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Trust Tinubu’s economic reforms, Kaduna gov urges Nigerians
Residential construction project in Mühlhausen - There is a threat of a standstill in the Schafhaus construction area
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Residential construction project in Mühlhausen - There is a threat of a ...
Euronews Green : Flooding has ravaged southern Germany, killing 5 people since the weekend. The German DWD weather service declared the rainfall had ended on Tuesday ... Show more
Northeast India is grappling with severe floods and landslides caused by Cyclone Remal since May 28. In Assam, the death toll has risen to 18, with over 5 ... Show more
Daycare providers are looking for a conversation: Münster's city administration has put together a four million euro package to address the daycare crisis ...
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Daycare providers are looking for a conversation
Brazil’s Service Sector Confidence Declines in May: Economic Implications: Brazil's Service Confidence Index (ICS) fell by 0.6 points in May ...
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Brazil’s Service Sector Confidence Declines in May: Economic Implications
China to start selling 1tn yuan in long bonds for economic support: HONG KONG -- China will start selling a series of long-term special treasury bonds this week ...
asia.nikkei.com/Economy/China-to-start-selling-1tn-yuan-in-long-bonds-for-economic-support
China to start selling 1tn yuan in long bonds for economic support
Germany in New Push to Get China Behind Ukraine Peace Efforts: Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets Xi Jinping in Beijing amid expectations that Russia could launch a ...
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Germany in New Push to Get China Behind Ukraine Peace Efforts
EU’s von der Leyen to unveil aid for Lebanon to stop refugee flows, says Cyprus: NICOSIA: The European Union will offer economic aid for Lebanon when the head of ...
arabnews.com/node/2502146/middle-east
EU’s von der Leyen to unveil aid for Lebanon to stop refugee flows ...
UK PM Rishi Sunak's Net Worth: Know All About His Lifestyle, Mansions, Cars Collection And More
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UK PM Rishi Sunak's Net Worth: Know All About His Lifestyle, Mansions ...
Egypt’s foreign debt increases by $3.5bn, official figures show : RIYADH: Egypt’s foreign debt increased by $3.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2023 ...
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Egypt’s foreign debt increases by $3.5bn, official figures show 
Lebanon: Refugees, proximity to conflict, instability, make EU leaders nervous: Fearing new migration waves toward Europe, EU leaders are looking at ways to ...
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Lebanon: Refugees, proximity to conflict, instability, make EU leaders ...
Saudi FM’s visit part of ‘concerted efforts’ to close investment deals — Pakistani envoy to Riyadh
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Saudi FM’s visit part of ‘concerted efforts’ to close investment deals — ...
Basic income and child tax credits could reduce cases of child abuse: Doctors found that giving financial support to low-income families could lower rates of ...
businessinsider.com/guaranteed-basic-income-child-tax-credit-reduce-child-abuse-rates-2024-4
Basic income and child tax credits could reduce cases of child abuse
It is all about gold, AI stocks and Bitcoin for investors so far in 2024: Picking and choosing asset class winners has been easy in year-to-date
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It is all about gold, AI stocks and Bitcoin for investors so far in 2024
High-quality care in TB: Rights and perspectives of affected individuals : Care for TB has to consider individual needs - giving treatment is not enough ...
thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/high-quality-care-in-tb-rights-and-perspectives-of-affected-individuals/article68015426.ece
High-quality care in TB: Rights and perspectives of affected individuals 
China offers economic support after Nauru cuts Taiwan ties: Xi praised the island state's diplomatic switch as being "in line with the general trend of history".
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China offers economic support after Nauru cuts Taiwan ties
Pakistan PM praises Saudi economic support, discusses security issues with Kingdom’s defense minister
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Pakistan PM praises Saudi economic support, discusses security issues with ...
EU softens rhetoric: 'Cash-for-migrants' to 'economic lifelines': A year after promising a series of 'cash for migrant control' deals with north African states ...
euobserver.com/africa/158196
EU softens rhetoric: 'Cash-for-migrants' to 'economic lifelines'
China stocks lead Asian decline on stimulus shortfall: The absence of major economic support measures from Beijing has left investors disappointed.
freemalaysiatoday.com/category/business/2024/03/06/china-stocks-lead-asian-decline-on-stimulus-shortfall/
China stocks lead Asian decline on stimulus shortfall
Comment: Now is the right time to reform the welfare state: Entire sectors have to reinvent themselves, but welfare is allowed to continue mismanagement ...
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Comment: Now is the right time to reform the welfare state
OPINION | Political brinkmanship has no business when people are dying: The U.S. Congress needs to do the right thing.
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OPINION | Political brinkmanship has no business when people are dying
Ukraine expects $11.b bln in US economic aid in 2024: Prime Minister: Ukraine expects to receive $11.8 billion in economic support this year from the United ...
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Ukraine expects $11.b bln in US economic aid in 2024: Prime Minister
Plan for a growing elderly population: Plan for a growing elderly population
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Plan for a growing elderly population
Porn Star Jesse Jane Dead at 43 After Apparent Overdose with Boyfriend: Adult film actress Jesse Jane was found dead in Moore, Oklahoma Wednesday.
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Porn Star Jesse Jane Dead at 43 After Apparent Overdose with Boyfriend
Quick Glance: Jesse Jane, Renowned Adult Film Star, Passes Away at 43
  • Recognized for appearances in Entourage and the high-budget XXX movie Pirate

  • Jesse Jane, famous for her role in the Pirates movie franchise, was found deceased, apparently due to an overdose.

  • Popular adult film performer in the early 2000s, began her career in mainstream modeling and transitioned into mainstream entertainment industry

  • Apart from her role in Pirates, Jane was notable for being one of the few adult actresses of her time to transition into mainstream entertainment.
Saudi Arabia deposits 2nd tranche of aid worth $250 million for Yemen: Saudi Arabia has deposited $250 million out of a total economic aid of $1 ...
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Saudi Arabia deposits 2nd tranche of aid worth $250 million for Yemen
World Bank pledges increased economic support for Nigeria: The bank's Managing Director of Operations, Anna Bjerde, conveyed the bank’s commitment during a ...
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World Bank pledges increased economic support for Nigeria
UK extends tariff-free trade with Ukraine until 2029: The previous arrangement, which removed levies on all U.K.-Ukraine trade, was due to expire in March 2024 ...
kyivindependent.com/uk-extends-tariff-free-trade-with-ukraine-until-2029-to-help-ukrainian-businesses-impacted-by-the-war/
UK extends tariff-free trade with Ukraine until 2029
Top universities agree to settle financial aid suit for $104.5 million: Five universities agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing them of colluding on financial aid ...
cnn.com/2024/01/24/us/top-universities-agree-to-settle-financial-aid-suit-for-usd104-5-million/
Top universities agree to settle financial aid suit for $104.5 million
European Union informs Egypt of additional financial and economic support: The European Union (EU) has announced the allocation of additional economic and ...
egypttoday.com/Article/1/130122/European-Union-informs-Egypt-of-additional-financial-and-economic-support
European Union informs Egypt of additional financial and economic support
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico reassures EU allies over Ukraine stance: Following his hostile rhetoric towards Ukraine this week, Prime Minister Robert Fico ...
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Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico reassures EU allies over Ukraine stance
Quick Glance: Fico Affirms Support for Ukraine and EU
  • Fico assured Shmyhal of Slovakia's support for Ukraine's EU membership and commitment to not block EU financial aid.

  • Despite previous harsh rhetoric, Fico emphasized cooperation to restore Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty.

  • Fico also does not intend to hinder commercial arms supplies, as stated by the Ukrainian prime minister.

  • Shmyhal emphasized that the meeting with Prime Minister Fico will open a new page in the relations between the countries.
Republicans call for investigation into ‘botched’ student aid rollout: Republican lawmakers on Wednesday called for an investigation into the Department of ...
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Republicans call for investigation into ‘botched’ student aid rollout
Another change is coming to the FAFSA process. It fixes a $1.8 billion mistake: The Education Department is updating the FAFSA income formula to include an ...
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Another change is coming to the FAFSA process. It fixes a $1 ...
Four people found dead at property near Norwich named: The four people found dead at a property near Norwich last week have been named by police.
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Four people found dead at property near Norwich named
Will China Move Toward a ‘War-Driven’ Economy?: A full pivot to war preparations is unlikely, but China will continue to shift toward a fully centralized economy ...
thediplomat.com/2024/01/will-china-move-toward-a-war-driven-economy/
Will China Move Toward a ‘War-Driven’ Economy?
Carr: Some ideas for the hackerama’s ‘Office of Possibilities’: The government of Massachusetts is a grotesquely bloated hackerama — $58 billion proposed for ...
bostonherald.com/2024/01/25/carr-some-ideas-for-the-hackeramas-office-of-possibilities/
Carr: Some ideas for the hackerama’s ‘Office of Possibilities’
More elite universities settle suit over alleged ‘price-fixing’ aid policies: Nearly a half-dozen elite universities have agreed to pay a total of $104 ...
washingtonpost.com/education/2024/01/24/colleges-price-fixing-financial-aid-settlement/
More elite universities settle suit over alleged ‘price-fixing’ aid ...
Police 'concerned' as man disappears after last being seen late at night: The public has been asked for help to locate David Holman
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Police 'concerned' as man disappears after last being seen late at night
Gathoni Wa Muchomba: Uhuru Kenyatta ascended to the position of a political kingpin when he demonstrated, at a certain juncture ... Show more
Missing Gloucester boy last seen four days ago : Police are concerned for the welfare of Jaylan, 14, who hasn't been seen since Sunday (January 21)
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Missing Gloucester boy last seen four days ago
Social welfare dept seeking stroke patient’s next of kin: THE Muallim Social Welfare Department is seeking the next of kin of Lim Min @ Lim Cheng Kee ...
thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2024/01/25/social-welfare-dept-seeking-stroke-patients-next-of-kin
Social welfare dept seeking stroke patient’s next of kin
'Uncaring' care home in Ilkley where residents are 'disregarded' voluntarily closestinyurl.com/cf9b7xzb