The Fed raised interest rates by 50 basis points, but the peak interest rate could be higher

BENGALURU (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve will drop in December to raise interest rates by 50 basis points, but economists polled by Reuters say a longer period for US central bank tightening and a higher interest rate hike are the biggest. Risks to the current outlook. US consumer inflation unexpectedly fell below 8% last month, … Read more

COVID public health emergency in the US to stay in place

Two Biden administration officials said Friday that the United States will maintain a public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing millions of Americans to get free tests, vaccines and treatments. One of the officials said the possibility of an increase in coronavirus cases in the winter and the need for more time to transition … Read more

China ramps up anti-Covid measures in major cities as infections surge

China reported 2,089 new domestic cases on October 10 Shanghai ramps up routine testing on its 25 million residents China warns of risks of any large-scale recovery BEIJING, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Shanghai and other large Chinese cities, including Shenzhen, have ramped up testing for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) as infections surge, with some local … Read more

Pakistani hospital sinks as water-borne diseases spread

The hospital in Sehwan, southern Pakistan, is overcrowded Patients flock from flood-affected areas Thousands suffer from water-borne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SAHWAN, Pakistan (October 3) (Reuters) – The emergency room of the main government hospital in the small town of Sehwan in southern Pakistan is overcrowded. On a recent visit, … Read more

In an apparent criticism of the Russian patriarch, the pope said that God does not support war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not direct religions to war, in an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who supports the invasion of Ukraine, and boycotted a conference of religious leaders. On his second day in Kazakhstan, Francis … Read more

The United Nations says more than 700 children have died in Somali feeding centres

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA/Mogadishu (Reuters) – Hundreds of children have died in feeding centers across Somalia, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, a day after the world body warned parts of the country would face starvation. the coming months. An official in one Somali region … Read more

7 killed in an air strike on a stadium in Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

NAIROBI (Reuters) – An air strike on a children’s play area killed at least seven people in the capital of northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region on Friday, medical officials said, the first such attack after a four-month-old ceasefire collapsed. week. Officials said three children were among the dead, but a federal government spokesman denied any civilian … Read more

Analysis: Forget showering, it’s eating or heating up for shocked Europeans who have an energy crisis

The share of energy in household spending has reached record levels in Europe Higher bills force households to reduce energy use The crisis in Europe looks worse than in other advanced economies LONDON (Reuters) – No more ironing, limited oven and showers at work – Europeans are trying to cut their energy consumption but bills … Read more