Huge crowds marched across France, piling pressure on Macron’s pension reform

The reform will raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 Schools, transportation networks and refinery deliveries have been affected Macron: Reform is vital to ensure the continuity of the pension system PARIS (Reuters) – Huge crowds marched across France on Tuesday to say “no” to President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make people work longer … Read more

A suicide bomber attacks a heavily guarded Pakistani mosque, killing 59

The number of worshipers reached 400 at the time of the explosion Most of the dead were police officers No one has claimed responsibility for the attack PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded mosque in a heavily fortified security compound in Pakistan on Monday, killing 59 people in … Read more

An Iranian military factory was hit by a drone attack

Drones target a factory near Isfahan, and there were no casualties Iran: “cowardly” attack will not slow down nuclear activity He says two drones fell into defensive traps and exploded A major fire hits a motor oil factory in northwestern Iran DUBAI (Reuters) – A powerful explosion ripped through a military factory near the central … Read more

Exclusive: A senior US Treasury official warns the UAE and Turkey against evading sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department’s top sanctions official on a trip to Turkey and the Middle East next week will warn countries and companies that they could lose access to G7 markets if they do business with entities subject to U.S. restrictions. Washington is cracking down on Russian attempts to evade sanctions imposed … Read more

US consumer spending ends 2022 on weaker grounds; slowing inflation

Consumer spending fell 0.2% in December personal income increases by 0.2%; The savings rate rose to 3.4%. Core PCE price index rose 0.3%; 4.4% increase year on year WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending fell for the second straight month in December, putting the economy on a lower growth path heading into 2023, while inflation … Read more

An Indian university announces a power outage ahead of the screening of Modi’s documentary

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A major Indian university cut electricity and internet on campus on Tuesday before its students’ union screened a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India branded as propaganda, television station NDTV reported. . . Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the capital, New Delhi, has threatened disciplinary action if the … Read more

South Africa defends planned military exercises with Russia and China

Lavrov is on a visit for talks with a key African ally After that he will travel to Eswatini, Botswana and Angola Pandor says naval exercises are ‘normal’ President Ramaphosa of South Africa is a neutral party PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa’s foreign minister on Monday sidestepped criticism of planned joint military exercises with Russia … Read more

Davos 2023: Greta Thunberg accuses energy companies of throwing people ‘under the bus’

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg called on the global energy industry and its financiers to end all fossil fuel investments on Thursday at a high-level meeting in Davos with the head of the International Energy Agency. During a roundtable discussion with Fatih Birol on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, activists … Read more

Berlin sets US condition on German tank exports to Ukraine – Source

German Leopard tanks are the most suitable for Ukraine All eyes will be on Germany when the defense chiefs meet on Friday The United States will provide 125 million dollars to Ukraine to support energy systems A government minister among the dead in the Ukraine helicopter crash Kyiv/BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will send German-made tanks … Read more

Microsoft will cut 10,000 jobs with concern about a recession in the cloud technology sector

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 18 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corporation (MSFT.O) On Wednesday, it said it would cut 10,000 jobs and charge $1.2 billion in fees, as cloud computing customers reassess their spending and the company prepares for a potential recession. The layoffs, much larger than the cuts Microsoft made last year, are piling up to tens … Read more