Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Tag: crisis

Lebanon’s soul has been eviscerated by its financial crisis. Not even the children want to play

He shakes his head. He doesn’t want to join the other children decorating the tree we’ve brought in. “Why not?” I ask. “Maali khili’” he responds — he doesn’t have the energy for it....

Premier League’s Covid crisis: Fans left in the lurch

Around 1.4 million people in the United Kingdom were estimated to have contracted Covid-19 in the week ending December 16, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Against that uptick in positive cases, the...

US Special Envoy for Iran warns of “escalating crisis” if talks fail to revive Iran nuclear deal

“At some point in the not-so-distant future, we will have to conclude that the JCPOA is no more, and we’d have to negotiate a wholly new different deal, and of course we’d go through...

Berlin’s troubled Brandenburg Airport still in crisis one year after opening

(CNN) — After nearly a decade of delays and billions of euros over budget, Berlin’s long-awaited airport, Berlin-Brandenburg, finally opened on October 31, 2020. But turbulence has continued for BER during its first year...

Putin rues Soviet collapse, says he moonlit as a taxi driver to survive economic crisis

Putin’s comments, released by state TV on Sunday, are likely to further fuel speculation about his foreign policy intentions among critics, who accuse him of planning to recreate the Soviet Union and of contemplating...

next test for global supply chain crisis

Cargo ships load and unload containers at Qingdao Port’s foreign trade container terminal in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province, Nov 11, 2021. Yu Fangping | Costfoto | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Ports and...

Starship’s Raptor engine crisis risks bankruptcy

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk stands at the base of a Starship rocket prototype at the company’s facility in Boca Chica, Texas. Steve Jurvetson on flickr Elon Musk is angry with the lack of progress...

Sweden PM Andersson resigns over budget crisis hours after appointment

A screen grab captured from a video shows Magdalena Andersson, the first female prime minister in Sweden speaking during a press conference in Stockholm, Sweden on November 24, 2021. (Photo by Swedish Parliament/Handout/Anadolu Agency...

Opioid crisis: Ruling against CVS, Walgreens and Walmart could be beginning of long legal battle

A jury’s finding this week that three major pharmacy chains are responsible for contributing to the scourge of opioid addiction in two Ohio counties may be just the beginning of a protracted legal battle...

Strategists on investing in Asia junk bonds after Evergrande crisis

High-rise apartment buildings at China Evergrande Group’s under-construction Riverside Palace development in Taicang, Jiangsu province, China, on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Asian high-yield bonds have been a...