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Sterling drops as UK turmoil escalates, dollar hits new 32-year high vs yen

The sacking of Finance Minister by UK PM Liz Truss saw the Sterling tumble against the U.S. dollar on Friday. Truss also scrapped parts of their economic package that h

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Japanese PM Kishida tests positive for COVID-19

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has tested positive for COVID-19 and is recuperating at his official residence, his office said on Sunday.They said Kishida had sl

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Iran says resumption of talks over nuclear deal is on agenda

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday that the resumption of talks between the parties involved in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actio

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Oil price falls most in 2 years after oil stockpile release

Oil price settled lower on Friday as members of the International Energy Agency (IEA) agreed to join in the largest-ever U.S. oil reserves release.Both Brent and U.S. c

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WHO: New COVID-19 cases drop by 19% globally, deaths stable

The number of new coronavirus cases globally fell by 19 percent in the last week while the number of deaths remained stable, according to the World Health Organization

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Protection of previous infection or mRNA shots declines against Omicron: researchers

A previous SARS-CoV-2 infection protects against Omicron reinfection only 56 percent of the time, researchers found in a review of national data in Qatar.The immune res

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Chicago teachers rebel amid COVID surge safety fears

01:50 The current COVID surge in the U.S. is now pitting teachers against their employers in Chicago. Teachers voted to resume remote learning in defiance of the mayor’s insistence on​i

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