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The Week bringing things you need to know for the 3rd week of August 2022

August 15 Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding unveils bet on Russian energy firms Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding said via Twitter on Sunday that it invested in Russian energy giants Gazprom, Rosneft, and Lukoil between Feb. 22 and March 22, a period straddling the launch of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The United States and other Western nationsContinue reading “The Week bringing things you need to know for the 3rd week of August 2022”

Balance of Power in the 3rd week of August 2022 from Bloomberg

August 15 Chinese President Xi Jinping’s hopes for stability ahead of a historic Communist Party congress are quickly dwindling. His country’s economic slowdown deepened in July as strict Covid Zero measures and a slumping real-estate market threaten the chances of a recovery to a “reasonable” range. Key reading: China Announces Patrols to Protest US Senator’sContinue reading “Balance of Power in the 3rd week of August 2022 from Bloomberg”

The New York Times briefings for the 3rd week of August 2022

August 15 By Natasha Frost Writer, Briefings Good morning. We’re covering Salman Rushdie’s recovery and the fallout from the F.B.I.’s search of Donald Trump’s home in Florida. A news conference held by Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the F.B.I. raid.Anna Rose Layden for The New York Times Division in the RepublicanContinue reading “The New York Times briefings for the 3rd week of August 2022”

The Week from 2022 July 25 – July 31

Things you need to know what happened July 25 House Jan. 6 committee to interview more Trump Cabinet members The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack said Sunday it would interview more members of former President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, as well as other prominent supporters. The committee also is prepared toContinue reading “The Week from 2022 July 25 – July 31”

2022 end of July Bloomberg selection

July 25 The contest to succeed Boris Johnson moves up a gear today with the first head-to-head debate between the two candidates vying to become Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. It’s unlikely to be pretty. Key reading: Truss Promises Low-Tax UK Investment Zones in Pitch to Tory Base The Pound’s Woes Run Deep,Continue reading “2022 end of July Bloomberg selection”

Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24

July 18 Zelensky fires Ukraine top prosecutor and spy chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed Sunday that he had fired the country’s top prosecutor and the head of its domestic intelligence agency, in the biggest shakeup of his government since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Zelensky’s government announced the dismissals of the prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova,Continue reading “Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24”

In the picture for 2022 July 04 – July 10 by The Week

July 04 Biden says July 4th is time to unite and celebrate nation’s ‘goodness’ President Biden celebrated the Fourth of July with a White House cookout where he called for Americans to set aside their divisions. “The Fourth of July is a sacred day in our country — it’s a time to celebrate the goodnessContinue reading “In the picture for 2022 July 04 – July 10 by The Week”

The Week from Thursday 16 June – Wednesday 22 June

From sex assaults to LGBTQ people, abortions, school shootings and war in the East of Europe.

Bloomberg’s headlights for the second week of June 2022

Communication kept open and Ukraine taking a major step toward joining the European Union whilst a debate about gender inequality takes place in China.

The Guardian’s view on the world 2nd week of June

From wheat esports to food crises and price rises, from poor to super-rich people.