IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva says US recession would be a ‘necessary price’ to defeat inflation

One of the world’s leading financial experts – who earns a $ 500,000 tax-free salary – has claimed a seemingly-impending recession is a ‘necessary price to pay’ to cut inflation. Kristalina Georgieva – head of the International Monetary Fund – made the remarks on Friday. She said a rebound in the global economy post COVID … Read more

Rights groups call for probe into deaths during Melilla crossing | Refugees News

Human rights groups in Morocco and Spain have called for an investigation into the deaths of 23 people during an attempted mass crossing into the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Africa. Authorities said the individuals died on Friday as a result of a “stampede” after about 2,000 people tried to climb the iron fence … Read more

Calls for a probe after 23 people die in attempt to enter Melilla | Refugees News

Human rights groups have called for an investigation after at least 23 people died while attempting to scale a border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Africa. Authorities in Morocco and Spain said the individuals died as a result of a “stampede” with about 2,000 people trying to climb the … Read more

How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches — and world war

Santa’s getting company. Fast-melting sea ice has opened a potential new Arctic shipping lane across the North Pole, which will give powerful nations easier access to the frozen zone’s vast riches – but has also sparked fears of war. The Arctic Council predicts that, during the summers, sea ice will be gone by 2040 – … Read more

Netflix cops in Mexico after van carrying cast from The Chosen One careened off road killing two

Netflix has been accused of allowing unsafe working practices to occur in the production of its new original series The Chosen One after two actors were killed in a car accident that left six others injured. Raymundo Garduno Cruz and Juan Francisco Gonzalez Aguilar were killed in a remote part of the state of Baja … Read more

Former Champions return to attack The New Day

The latest episode of SmackDown saw the return of The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar), who attacked The New Day and Shanky to turn heel. The duo of Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods have come out of their feud against Sheamus, Ridge Holland, and Butch. The former tag team champions also recently teamed up with … Read more

Kaliningrad standoff could reveal if Russia wants to ‘escalate’ | Russia-Ukraine was News

Last Saturday, Lithuania banned the transit of goods subject to European Union sanctions through its territory to the Russian exclave Kaliningrad, which is on the Baltic Sea and about 1,300km (800 miles) from Moscow. Lithuania said the move was in line with European sanctions. Infuriated, Moscow called it a “blockade” and promised to respond. The … Read more

PM Hasina opens Bangladesh’s longest bridge over River Padma | News

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated a landmark bridge over the turbulent Padma River after years of delay due to allegations of corruption that forced the World Bank to walk away from the nearly $ 4bn mega project, which will connect Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka to the underdeveloped southwestern region of the country. … Read more