United States steps back from debt cliff… for now

With the threat of a default just 11 days off, Republican Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell offered the deal as his party was preparing to vote down House-passed Democratic plans

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Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Tokyo, causing blackouts but no tsunami warning

NHK said four people sustained injuries in Chiba and showed a two-storey building in neighbouring Saitama prefecture on fire. Private broadcaster TBS reported incidents of water pipes bursting in Tokyo.

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Covid passport, vaccine discrimination new trade barriers: India to WTO

“WTO response should not only try to address the existing trade barriers like export restrictions, but also address new and emerging ones, like vaccine differentiations or Covid passports,” India’s representative

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