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Biden lauds US Con­gress for ap­prov­ing $40bn Ukraine aid pack­age
Biden lauds US Con­gress for ap­prov­ing $40bn Ukraine aid pack­age
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blinking-dotLive updatesLive updates, US president says massive assistance package will help Ukraine ‘defend democracy’ amid Russia’s ongoing invasion. US President Joe Biden applauds Congress for app...

Trudeau to ban Chi­na’s Huawei from 5G in Cana­da
Trudeau to ban Chi­na’s Huawei from 5G in Cana­da
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The announcement will be welcomed by the Biden administration, which has sought to steer countries away from Huawei.By Erik Hertzberg and Brian PlattBloombergPublished On 19 May 202219 May 2022Pr...

What might hap­pen to Ukraine’s Azovstal pris­on­ers of war?
What might hap­pen to Ukraine’s Azovstal pris­on­ers of war?
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Breaking its recent silence on prisoners of war (POWs), the Red Cross said it has registered “hundreds” of Ukrainian POWs who have left the giant Azovstal steel plant in the southern city of Mariupol ...

US stocks fall in an­oth­er volatile day of trad­ing
US stocks fall in an­oth­er volatile day of trad­ing
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Investors are weighing prospects for growth against a backdrop of rising prices and tightening monetary policy.By Stephen Kirkland and Vildana HajricBloombergPublished On 19 May 202219 May 2022US...

US baby for­mu­la cri­sis: What you need to know
US baby for­mu­la cri­sis: What you need to know
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Baby and toddler formula shortages across the United States are disproportionately hurting vulnerable infants and low-income families who do not have the resources to travel long distances or pay mark...

US sanc­tions Lebanese busi­ness­man over al­leged Hezbol­lah links
US sanc­tions Lebanese busi­ness­man over al­leged Hezbol­lah links
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US Treasury Department imposes sanctions on alleged ‘financial facilitator’ for Lebanese group Hezbollah.The United States has imposed sanctions on a Lebanese businessman, accusing Ahmad Jalal Reda Ab...

More Russ­ian oil go­ing east squeezes Iran­ian crude sales to Chi­na
More Russ­ian oil go­ing east squeezes Iran­ian crude sales to Chi­na
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Iran’s crude exports to China have fallen sharply since the start of the Ukraine war as Beijing favoured heavily discounted Russian barrels, leaving almost 40 million barrels of Iranian oil stored on ...

Rus­sia says open­ing Ukraine ports would need re­view of sanc­tions
Rus­sia says open­ing Ukraine ports would need re­view of sanc­tions
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Ukraine, one of the world’s biggest grain producers, used to export most of its goods through its seaports.Moscow has said that sanctions on Russia would have to be reviewed if it were to heed a UN ap...

‘Un­prece­dent­ed’: US Con­gress pass­es mas­sive Ukraine aid pack­age
‘Un­prece­dent­ed’: US Con­gress pass­es mas­sive Ukraine aid pack­age
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Washington, DC – The United States Congress has approved a nearly $40bn military and humanitarian aid package for Ukraine, an “unprecedented” sum that US legislators say will help the country defend a...

US of­fers ‘com­plete back­ing’ for NATO bids by Swe­den and Fin­land
US of­fers ‘com­plete back­ing’ for NATO bids by Swe­den and Fin­land
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After meeting with both countries’ leaders, Biden says Sweden and Finland ‘meet every NATO requirement and then some’.US President Joe Biden has voiced emphatic support for bids by Sweden and Finland ...