WHO reviews Omicron-era COVID-19 vaccine recommendations

March 28 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization has tailored its COVID-19 vaccination recommendations for the new phase of the pandemic, suggesting that healthy children and young adults may not need the vaccine, but older, at-risk groups should receive a booster shot six to 12 months after the last vaccination. The U.N. agency said the … Read more

Belarus announces that it will host Russian nuclear weapons to oppose NATO

Belarus justifies its decision to host Russian nuclear weapons Says it needs to beef up its own security Blames West for years of pressure to change the government Says the move does not violate nuclear non-proliferation rules LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) – Belarus confirmed on Tuesday that it hosts Russian tactical nuclear weapons, saying the … Read more

Britain raises internal threat level in Northern Ireland to ‘severe’

The level changed due to the attacks on police officers Northern Ireland is to host the 25th anniversary of the peace agreement The level was lowered to ten for the first time last year LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) – Britain’s intelligence agency MI5 has raised the threat level in Northern Ireland from domestic terrorism to … Read more

EU countries agree to phase out cars that cause carbon dioxide emissions in 2035

BRUSSELS, March 28 (Reuters) – European Union countries on Tuesday finally approved a landmark law to end sales of new carbon dioxide-emitting cars in 2035 after Germany won an exemption for cars running on e-fuels. Approval by EU energy ministers means Europe’s most important climate policy for cars can now come into force – after … Read more

As confidence in the banking sector falters, central banks demand more

NEW YORK, March 26 (Reuters) – Some investors and analysts are calling for more coordinated action from central banks to restore financial stability, fearing continued turmoil in the global banking sector amid rising interest rates. After the collapse of two U.S. lenders this month and last weekend’s takeover of struggling Credit Suisse ( CSGN.S ) … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine at the latest: Russia attacks on the Ukrainian front

March 25 (Reuters) – Russian forces attacked the northern and southern parts of the front in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region on Friday, although Kiev said Moscow’s offensive flagged near the town of Bakhmut. WAR AREA * About 10,000 Ukrainian civilians, many elderly and disabled, are living in dire conditions in and around the besieged town … Read more

Biden, Trudeau united against authoritarian regimes after China-Russia summit

OTTAWA, March 24 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented a united front against authoritarian regimes on Friday as Biden visited the Canadian capital days after the leaders of China and Russia held a summit in Moscow. The images of Biden and Trudeau standing side by side in Ottawa … Read more

Central banks raise their interest rates amid turmoil in the banking market

March 23 (Reuters) – The Bank of England on Thursday followed the U.S. central bank and the Swiss central bank in raising interest rates as policymakers continued their fight against inflation in the face of widespread instability in the global banking system this month. . Investors had questioned whether central banks could continue to tighten … Read more

US pick for World Bank, Ajay Banga, to meet Modi in his native India

WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – U.S. nominee to lead the World Bank, former Mastercard ( MA.N ) CEO Ajay Banga will return to his native India on Thursday, ending a three-week global tour to drum up support and discuss developments. and climate needs with donor countries and borrowers. The finance ministry said Banga will visit … Read more

In the rise of artificial intelligence, EU legislators are arguing about new rules

STOCKHOLM/LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) – Rapid advances in technology such as ChatGPT’s generative artificial intelligence (AI) application are hampering European Union lawmakers’ efforts to agree on landmark artificial intelligence laws, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The European Commission presented a draft regulation almost two years ago in an effort to protect … Read more