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Canadian Foreign Minister to Visit Ukraine, Pledges to Deter Russian Aggression
OTTAWA, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly will travel to Kyiv next week to reaffirm her support for Ukrainian sovereignty and strengthen efforts to deter “aggressive actions” by Russia, a announced on Saturday Ottawa.
China slams US sanctions on Iran as cooperation deal kicks off
SHANGHAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) – China has reaffirmed its opposition to unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran as the Chinese and Iranian foreign ministers announced the launch of a 25-year cooperation agreement aimed at strengthen economic and political ties.
Tsunami observed in American Samoa after the eruption of the Tonga volcano
Jan 15 (Reuters) – An undersea volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with images on social media showing waves crashing into homes .
As Omicron Fuels Rise, US Students Stage Walkouts to Protest In-Person Classes
BOSTON/CHICAGO, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Hundreds of students in Boston and Chicago walked out of class on Friday during protests demanding a shift to remote learning as a rise in COVID-19 cases fueled by the Omicron variant disrupted efforts to back-educate people in the United States.
Apple complies with Dutch watchdog ruling on payment options in the Netherlands
AMSTERDAM, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Apple said on Saturday it would allow dating app developers in the Netherlands to offer non-Apple payment options to their users, in line with the market regulator’s order country to do so by January 15 or face fines.
Unilever offers 50 billion pounds for GSK unit – report
LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Consumer goods giant Unilever has bid for the consumer goods business of pharmaceuticals group Glaxosmithkline for around 50 billion pounds ($68.4 billion), a reported the British Sunday Times.
Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in the US and Canada
LOS ANGELES, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc has raised its monthly subscription price by $1 to $2 per month in the United States depending on the plan, the company said on Friday, to help pay for new programming to compete crowded streaming. television market.
‘Spider-Man’ Boosts Cineworld Box Office Sales
Jan 14 (Reuters) – Cineworld’s announced on Friday that its December box office sales had rebounded to nearly 90% of pre-pandemic levels, helped by the Marvel superhero film ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home,” sending its shares 3% higher in early trade.
Everything to play for as Djokovic returns to migrant detention hotel
MELBOURNE, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Clinging to his dream of winning a record 21st major title at the Australian Open, tennis world number one Novak Djokovic returned to an all too familiar migrant detention hotel on Saturday, waiting for the a court decides whether he should be deported.
Football-Gabon hopes to use Aubameyang in next Nations Cup game
YAOUNDE, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Gabon will be hoping to use captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Tuesday in their final group match at the Africa Cup of Nations, following their dramatic dismissal in Friday’s 1-1 draw with Ghana to Yaounde.
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