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Uk’s Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

Kigali (The Times Groupe)- Boris Johnson declared on Saturday he intends to remain in power until the middle of the next decade, despite calls for him to quit, making him the longest-serving leader in the country's history.

Turkish president welcomes Saudi crown prince with official ceremony

Ankara (The Times Groupe)- Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was officially welcomed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday in the capital of Ankara.

All departing flights canceled at Brussels Airport due to strike

Brussels (The Times Groupe)- Staff are on strike at Brussels Airport on Monday, preventing flights from taking off.

Millions affected as devastating floods hit Bangladesh

Dhaka (The Times Groupe)- Floods in Bangladesh have worsened because of heavy rains and a flood of water from hills and upstream India, officials say.

Russia’s Putin condemns mad and thoughtless Western sanctions

Moscow (The Times Groupe)- Russian President Vladimir Putin says the sanctions imposed by the West on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine are "mad and thoughtless".

SpaceX fires employees behind letter denouncing Elon Musk’s behavior

Hawthorne (The Times Groupe)- SpaceX has reportedly fired employees involved in writing and disseminating an open letter criticizing its CEO Elon Musk.

Russia again cuts natural gas exports to European countries

Prague (The Times Groupe)- Russian gas supplies to the European Union were cut again on Friday, including halving the supply to Italy and Slovakia, as countries sought to lessen their dependence on the Russian supply following the war in Ukraine.

EPA: ‘Forever chemicals’ pose risk even at very low levels

Washington (AP)_ The Environmental Protection Agency is warning that two nonstick and stain-resistant compounds found in drinking water are more dangerous than previously thought and pose health risks even at levels so low they cannot currently be detected.

Aframax tanker built by Iran for Venezuela to carry fuel components in first trip

Houston/Maracay, Venezuela, (The Times Groupe)- Iranian-made oil tanker Aframax is scheduled to depart from the Middle Eastern country next month carrying fuel components for gasoline-hungry Venezuela, three sources told Reuters.

Biden announces another $1 billion in security assistance for Ukraine

Washington (The Times Groupe)- US President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the US will provide Ukraine with an additional $1 billion in security assistance as Russia's war enters its fourth month.

US doing everything possible to assist Ukraine against Russia

Washington (The Times Groupe)- US defense chief Lloyd J. Austin said Wednesday that the US is doing everything possible to assist Ukraine with security, and advanced weapons systems will be handed over soon.

US Fed raises interest rates by 75 basis points, biggest hike in 28 years

Washington (The Times Groupe)- The US Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday, marking its largest rate hike in 28 years.

Taiwan condemns Qatar for ‘politicising’ World Cup amid China spat

Taipei (The Times Groupe)- Taiwan's Foreign Ministry criticized the organisers of the World Cup in Qatar on Wednesday for claiming Taiwanese fans may be listed as Chinese, and demanded they not allow "improper political factors" to influence sporting events.

EU remains Monkeypox outbreak epicenter: UN

‌Brussels (The Times Groupe)- The Monkeypox outbreak in Europe continues to grow, with 25 countries reporting more than 1,500 cases or 85% of the cases, the regional head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday.

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