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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak visits Kyiv, announces new $89 million air-support package

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has promised 125 anti-aircraft guns and other air-defense technology as he made an unannounced visit to Ukraine’s snow-blanketed war-time capital for talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Key points: Rishi Sunak sought to reassure Volodymyr Zelenskyy there would be no change of stance in the UK’s support of Ukraine The …

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Division at G20 over bid to condemn Russia’s Ukraine invasion

Most G20 members could strongly condemn Ukraine war Zelensky urges G20 to help end war under his plan Indonesia urges action on global economic problems China’s Xi to hold meetings with several other leaders NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Disagreement emerged at a Group of 20 (G20) summit on Tuesday as the United …

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Kentucky football loss to Vanderbilt devastating for program

READ MORE Game day: Vanderbilt 24, Kentucky 21 Click below for more of the Herald-Leader’s and Kentucky.com’s coverage of Saturday’s Kentucky-Vanderbilt football game at Kroger Field in Lexington. Expand All Kentucky football fell to 6-4 on the 2022 season with a 24-21 loss to Vanderbilt at Kroger Field on Saturday. Here is a closer look …

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Show us the money: Developing world at COP27 seeks financing details

Finance Day at COP27 puts focus on banks, investors, insurers Emerging markets demand more help to pay for transition UN experts flag dozens of climate projects worth $120 billion SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Finance took center stage at the COP27 climate talks on Wednesday, with UN experts publishing a list of projects …

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Explainer: Blood, treasure and chaos: the cost of Russia’s war in Ukraine

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine has left tens of thousands of dead, displaced millions and spread economic strife across the world. Following are the main impacts of the war, now in its ninth month: * DEATH The war has sown death on a level not seen in Europe since …

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New PM Rishi Sunak pledges to lead Britain out of economic crisis

Sunak meets King Charles on Tuesday morning Vows to rebuild trust in the country Expected to start forming a cabinet Sunak faces a huge challenge to rebuild stability LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Rishi Sunak became Britain’s third prime minister in two months on Tuesday and pledged to lead the country out of a profound …

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Boris Johnson battling to win support for UK PM comeback bid, Sunak enters race

Sunak officially declares he will run First ballot to be held on Monday Johnson’s backers say he can get on the ballot Sunak is clearly leading among lawmakers LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson was fighting on Sunday to get enough support to make a shock return as Britain’s prime minister after prominent figures …

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Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak lead race to be UK’s next prime minister

No candidates have yet declared their intention to run Doubts Johnson can reach the target of 100 lawmaker nominations Sunak is the bookmakers’ favorite The winner would be the fifth British PM in six years LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson and his former finance minister Rishi Sunak were leading the potential contenders to …

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Liz Truss says sorry, faces deep spending cuts to balance books

Truss says she’s sorry for mistakes Says she is ‘sticking around’ Economic agenda that caused market rout scrapped Some Conservative MPs are calling on her to quit LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Liz Truss apologized for threatening Britain’s economic stability after she was forced to scrap her vast tax-cutting plans and embark on …

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UK finance minister Hunt vows to win back financial market trust

PM Truss remains under intense political pressure Government must account for every penny, says new finmin Promises to make “difficult decisions” on spending, tax LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – New finance minister Jeremy Hunt promised to win back Britain’s economic credibility by fully accounting for the government’s tax and spending plans, while insisting his boss …

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