5 December 2023
2 month ago
AFP: The second ship loaded with Ukrainian wheat arrives in Istanbul since the end of the Black Sea Grain Agreement
US has delivered 13 metric tonnes of humanitarian relief to Libya to help after the devastating floods, per @PentagonPresSec BrigGen Pat Ryder
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Turkey’s Central Bank raises its benchmark by 5%, from 25% to 30%. nnThe bank cites soaring inflation in July and August for its decision
2 month ago
Russian government imposed restrictions on the export of gasoline and diesel fuel
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Canadian High Commission in New Delhi, India responding to queries claims “threats” received by diplomats on social media and hence staff readjustment: “Our High Commission and all consulates in India are open and operational and continue to serve clients. Global Affairs Canada continuously monitors the safety and security of our missions and personnel as we maintain a strict security protocol to respond to any events. In light of the current environment where tensions have heightened, we are taking action to ensure the safety of our diplomats. With some diplomats having received threats on various social media platforms, Global Affairs Canada is assessing its staff complement in India. As a result, and out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to temporarily adjust staff presence in India. All of our locations are staffed by diplomats and locally-engaged staff to ensure business and operational continuity”
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Partial blackout in some districts of Kyiv. Trains delayed
Slovakia is already studying the agricultural export plan proposed by Ukraine and considers it acceptable
Oil depot in Sochi was attacked with a drone
There was a fire near Sochi airport. Emergency services are on the scene. The fire started near an oil depot and an airport in the Adler region
POTUS:Today, I met with the presidents of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan in the first-ever C5 1 Presidential Summit. I look forward to a future defined by stronger regional security, connectivity, climate action, and governance
Iran says frozen funds transferred from South Korea to Qatar
Blackout reported in Yakutsk
@USTreasury sanction 29 individuals & entities connected to Iran's suppression of protests after the death of Mahsa Amini at the hands of Tehran's Morality Police. Targets include:-18 members of the IRGC & LEF; -Fars, Tasnim & PressTV news outlets; -3 senior officials
The White House: The new sanctions on Iran are linked to human rights violations
2 month ago
The Bank of Russia increased the key rate to 13% from 12% per annum
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Turkey and China nearing a nuclear power plant deal. Turkish energy minister says a deal to build a nuclear power plant in eastern Thrace is possible in months as no major issues remain in the negotiations
@USTreasury slaps Russian elites, Russian industrial base and tech suppliers with nearly 100 sanctions. Aim is to "deprive Putin of the equipment, technology, and services he needs to wage his barbaric war on Ukraine" per @SecYellen
European Central Bank (ECB), policy interest rates increased by 25 basis points.The refinancing rate was raised to 4.50%, and the deposit rate to 4.00%
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Big fire near Saratov reportedly after main gas pipeline depressurization
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The authorities of Kazakhstan and Turkey intend to intensify the use of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR) and increase the supply of goods using it, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu following negotiations in Astana with his Turkish counterpart Hakan Fidan
.@StateDeptSpox says the US will be watching the Iranian funds transferred to Qatar closely to make sure they are only spent on humanitarian goods and will "have the ability to freeze them again if we need to."
US Treasury designates Hezbollah operatives and financial facilitators in South America and Lebanon
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Deficit of diesel in Tula and Lipetsk regions
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Fuel crisis in Krasnodar Krai of Russia - diesel is almost not available at fuel stations
.@TheJusticeDept announced Friday the successful disruption of a multimillion-dollar shipment of crude oil by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) that was bound for another country, after seizure of over 980,000 barrels of crude oil carried by Suez Rajan
Prime Minister of Poland: We will not open our markets to Ukraine's grains, regardless of the European Union's decision
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Depressurization of the gas pipeline occurred in the Tikhvin district of the Leningrad region
US imposes sanctions on Sudan's Abdelrahim Dagalo, the brother of RSF commander Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo
The European Defence Agency (EDA) on Tuesday (5 September) signed eight contracts with European industry for the joint procurement of 155mm ammunition for Ukraine in the first-ever move to use the bloc to purchase weapons collectively.
Reuters: Washington imposes sanctions on the Deputy Commander of the Rapid Support Forces against the backdrop of his forces' human rights violations in Sudan