Month: June 2022

Eurozone GDP grew faster than thought at start of the year

FRANKFURT — The eurozone grew at a more robust clip than initially estimated in the first quarter of this year,…

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Norway donates howitzers to Ukraine

Norway has donated 22 M109 tracked self-propelled howitzers, plus gear, spare parts and ammunition for the long-range weapons to the…

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Trump hits another snag: 6 takeaways from a big primary night

Trump hits another snag: 6 takeaways from a big primary night

Another round of Republicans on Donald Trump’s hit list survived on Tuesday, while in San Francisco, a progressive prosecutor didn’t….

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The ‘limpet’: Why Boris Johnson believes he can cling on

The ‘limpet’: Why Boris Johnson believes he can cling on

Boris Johnson does not claim to be the best cricketer in the world — or even the best in his…

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The ‘limpet’: Why Boris Johnson believes he can cling on

Ukraine war highlights stakes of Chinese attack on Taiwan

An authoritarian nuclear superpower invading a smaller but determined U.S.-armed neighbor is not the stuff of theoretical war games any…

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The ‘limpet’: Why Boris Johnson believes he can cling on

MEPs prepare for key climate vote against backdrop of war and inflation

STRASBOURG — Fears over war and living costs are testing the European Parliament’s commitment to climate action.  A year after signing…

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We can make Putin’s crew pay for Ukrainian reconstruction — smartly

Johan Van Overtveldt is chairman of the European Parliament’s budget committee and Belgium’s former minister of finance (2014-2018). Within the…

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Battleground candidates take the field as GOP drives to flip the House

Battleground candidates take the field as GOP drives to flip the House

Tuesday’s primaries across seven states will bring the House battleground map into sharper focus, as both parties select nominees in…

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‘I don’t blame myself’: Merkel defends legacy on Russia and Ukraine

BERLIN — Angela Merkel defended her diplomatic legacy as German chancellor Tuesday, rejecting accusations that her policies while leading Europe’s…

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<div>If the US Values Free Speech, It Will Investigate the Murder of Shireen Abu Akleh</div>

If the US Values Free Speech, It Will Investigate the Murder of Shireen Abu Akleh

From the persecution of Chevron opponent Steven Donziger to the murder of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, the US…

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<div>Dems' big bet on guns: Take a narrow deal now, push GOP later</div>

Dems’ big bet on guns: Take a narrow deal now, push GOP later

Senate Democrats acknowledge bipartisan gun safety talks will fall far short of what they want. They’re desperate for a deal…

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No deal yet with Russia or Turkey to unblock Black Sea, Ukraine says

Kyiv says it has not yet reached any agreement with Russia or Turkey to allow the safe passage of its…

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<div>The Ceasefire in Yemen Is Unambiguously Good News</div>

The Ceasefire in Yemen Is Unambiguously Good News

Here’s some great news: the horrific war in Yemen is showing signs of de-escalating as a new ceasefire takes effect….

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Spend June with a novel of colonialism, technological capitalism, and coconuts

Spend June with a novel of colonialism, technological capitalism, and coconuts

The Immortal King Rao by Vauhini Vara. | Left: W. W. Norton & Company. Right: Rachel Woolf. The next Vox…

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Why some voters are trying to recall San Francisco’s progressive DA

Why some voters are trying to recall San Francisco’s progressive DA

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin looks on during a news conference on May 10, 2022, in San Francisco, California….

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European Parliament heads for car engine ban nail-biter

Killing the internal combustion engine was never going to be easy. European Parliament lawmakers vote Wednesday on whether to mandate…

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