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Musk says Twitter deal cannot move forward until he has clarity on fake account

New York (The Times Groupe)- Elon Musk says he will not purchase Twitter for $44 billion until he knows how many accounts are fake.

Saudi king leaves hospital after completing treatment plan

Ryadh (The Times Groupe)- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has left the hospital, the Saudi Royal Court announced in a statement on Sunday.

McDonald’s leaving Russia altogether

New York (The Times Groupe)- After temporarily closing 800 of its restaurants due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, McDonald's has decided to leave Russia altogether after 30 years of business.

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Belgium confirms 2nd monkeypox case in less than 24 hours

Brussels (The Times Groupe)- The Belgian health authorities held an emergency meeting on Friday following the detection of the second monkeypox case within 24 hours in the country.

Canada bans China’s Huawei Tech from 5G networks

Toronto (The Times Groupe)- Canadian wireless carriers will not be allowed to use Huawei equipment in their high-speed 5G networks, the government announced Thursday, joining allies in banning the giant Chinese technology company.

U.S. Monkeypox case reported, as U.K., Europe report infections in growing outbreak

Europe (The Times Groupe)- In the United States, a case of Monkeypox has been confirmed in a person who traveled to Canada recently. As of yet, no one knows if the man, who lives in Massachusetts and traveled to Canada by car, is connected to the Monkeypox outbreak in Europe.

World Bank unveils $30B plan to address global food crises

World (The Times Groupe)- The World Bank announced Wednesday that it will spend $30 billion over the next 15 months to combat global food insecurity triggered by Russia's war in Ukraine.

Food protectionism on rise amid Russia-Ukraine war

World (The Times Groupe)- Countries worldwide have been taking protectionist measures as fears of a global food inflation crisis rise.

Global debt hits new record of $305T in Q1

World (The Times Groupe)- The Institute of International Finance (IIF) reported that global debt hit a new high of $305 trillion in the first quarter of 2022, equal to 348% of gross domestic product (GDP).

More than 160M children worldwide in child labor

World (The Times Groupe)- The International Labor Organization (ILO) and UNICEF released a report on Wednesday showing more than 160 million children are working in child labor around the world.

Spain to allow girls over 16 to opt for abortions

Madrid (The Times Groupe)- A draft bill has been approved in Spain that would remove parental consent requirements for girls 16 and 17.

Musk says Twitter deal cannot move forward until he has clarity on fake account

New York (The Times Groupe)- Elon Musk says he will not purchase Twitter for $44 billion until he knows how many accounts are fake.

Turkish lira weakens for 8th day beyond 15.6 vs dollar

Ankara (The Times Groupe)- The Turkish lira slid 1% to beyond 15.65 against the US dollar on Monday, slipping towards the record-low levels it reached in December following a series of interest rate cuts, while a key measure of risk spiked to a record high.

Inflation is Germany’s most deeply concern

Tehran (The Times Groupe)- Germany's most pressing concern is inflation, says Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

Sri Lanka down to its last day of petrol: New PM

Colombo (The Times Groupe)- Sri Lanka's newly appointed prime minister says that the cash-strapped island nation is running out of petroleum, and that it needs $75m in foreign exchange within the next few days to pay for essential imports, including medicine.

McDonald’s leaving Russia altogether

New York (The Times Groupe)- After temporarily closing 800 of its restaurants due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, McDonald's has decided to leave Russia altogether after 30 years of business.

Turkey would not greenlight NATO membership for countries imposing sanctions on it: Erdogan

Ankara (The Times Groupe)- Turkey will not allow countries that impose sanctions on it to join NATO, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

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