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History is turning Europe upside down again. As COVID cases escalate, the continent is in the throes of one crisis after another, triggering an ugly collision of public health concerns and social strife. Meanwhile, Belarus’s rulers, along with Vladimir Putin, have fabricated a destabilizing humanitarian crisis on the continent’s eastern border. Canadians may be fortunate …

The cryptocurrency bill presented to Parliament and the RBI’s position suggest that consideration is being given to banning cryptocurrencies in India. More skilled technical leaders can discuss the pros and cons of such a ban. But the heated debate that ensued reminds us that money is not just a technical subject. It is at the …

TThe government’s last-minute changes to its welfare plan have caused “a lot of concern,” which will put it in the spotlight when it comes to the Lords, an all-bench counterpart warned. MPs narrowly backed the amendment to the Health and Social Care Bill, which will only see individual social care costs count towards the new …

The conversation about global climate change has been at the center of attention for the past two months, culminating with the Cop26 summit which took place in Glasgow, Scotland in mid-November. After tense negotiations, a new agreement was signed by world leaders. Post-summit comments ranged from optimism about the progressive steps towards a net zero …

The two sides are at odds over post-Brexit trade deals in Northern Ireland – nearly a year after Britain officially left the European Union. UK Brexit Minister Lord Frost is keen to overhaul large parts of the Northern Ireland protocol completely, continuing to insist that it just isn’t working. But the EU refuses to give …

The best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews at Apple podcasts Where PodcastOne. The American International Development Finance Corporation, known as DFC, is only about two years old. It was born out of a congressionally ordered merger of two older agencies. It finances itself mainly with …

Democrats and other critics of the old President TrumpDonald TrumpHouse Freedom Caucus Elects Rep. Scott Perry As New President Meadows ‘Between A Rock And A Hard Space’ With Trump, Jan. 6 Panel On The Money – Biden Closes Infrastructure Week MORE celebrated when criminal charges were laid against Stephen Bannon late last week. But the …

MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace on Thursday attacked conservative political and media figures, accusing them of contributing to the turmoil in the country by pushing a “toxic stew of grievance and violent rhetoric.” Wallace noted during a segment of his show that the Department of Homeland Security released a new bulletin this week that presents domestic …

“Belarus must stop putting people’s lives at risk,” said Von der Leyen. “The instrumentalization of migrants for political ends by Belarus is unacceptable. Olivier Hoslet / PAP / EPA European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Monday expressed her solidarity with Poland, Lithuania and Latvia in the face of the escalating migration crisis on …

(Bloomberg) – Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast. Bloomberg’s Most Read Inflation risks in China are rising as new outbreaks of Covid-19 cloud the outlook for economic growth, shining the spotlight on policymakers as key Communist Party leaders gather for a crucial political meeting this …