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Sweden gets first female PM a century after women could voteSweden’s Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson became the largest Nordic nation’s first female prime minister after winning a narrow vote in parliament. A last-minute deal with the ex-communist Left Party ensured that a majority of lawmakers accepted the Social Democrat leader, 100 years after women in the country known for its egalitarian foundations were first able to exercise full voting rights. “I am ready to lead a government that does what it takes to address Sweden’s problems,” Andersson, who has been finance minister since 2014…

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Airline Employees, Facing Dismissal Over Covid Policy Incompliance

Published by ValueWalk According to CNBC, United Airlines Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:UAL) announced Tuesday that nearly 600 of its employees could be fired for failing to comply with the company’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, as more than 96% of the airline’s 67,000 workforce met the vaccine requirement. Q2 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Airlines

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Algeria and Morocco at breaking point

Published by Al-Araby Relations between Algeria and Morocco have long been tense, fiery, and punctuated by conflict. Since the 1963 “Sand War” over border demarcation, the leaders of these two major Maghreb powers have jostled for regional control. Both have encouraged the idea of an external enemy to feed their internal political agendas, opposed on

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UN nuclear agency chief due in Tehran on Sunday: IAEA

Published by Al-Araby TheInternational Atomic Energy Agency’s director-general plans to visit Iran on Sunday to try to defuse tension over what the nuclear watchdog says is Tehran’s lack of cooperation. Rafael Grossi will meet the Iranian vice president and the head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, Mohammad Eslami, the IAEA said in a

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New migrant caravan in Mexico pushes past blockade to head north

Published by Reuters By Jose Torres TAPACHULA (Reuters) – Several thousand migrants from Haiti, South America and Central America set off from southern Mexico headed north on Saturday, clashing with law enforcement trying to hold the caravan back. Some people among the latest mass movement of migrants trying to pass north through Mexico said they

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ACEN to take over Aussie JV

Published by Philippine Star Danessa Rivera – The Philippine Star October 20, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — AC Energy Corp. (ACEN) plans to take over its Australian joint venture platform after getting board approval to buy out its partner for $243.3 million. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, the company said

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Why a joint UAE-Israel World Cup taints the beautiful game

Published by Al-Araby Gianni Infantino is the Donald Trump of the football world. He likes to shake things up, but not in a breath of fresh air sort of way. Think more hornet’s nest. I was reminded of this when I heard the FIFA president’s latest idea suggesting Israel might co-host the 2030 World Cup

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