The fear of possible defaulting of Chinese real estate giant Evergrande has caused broad sell-off in global financial markets, even causing a dip in cryptocurrencies.
Experts believe Hezbollah's plan to build energy cooperation with Tehran wouldn't resolve Lebanon's energy crisis but help Iran weaken Beirut's pro-Western government.
Tensions have spiralled between Russia and US since March after US President Joe Biden said he thought his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was a "killer" and Moscow recalled its ambassador to Washington for consultations.
India's government is facing criticism for exacerbating the impact of Covid-19 surge, while the country's opposition parties and civil society have emerged as the main troubleshooting force.
A few days after announcing snap parliamentary elections for June 20, Pashinyan had declared last month that he would resign in April in an effort to defuse a political crisis sparked by last year's war with Azerbaijan.
South American drug cartels are minting money by separating children from their parents and then having their members pose as the children's relatives in order to cross into the US.
A pre-pandemic reset will not address the planetary challenges that await us. We must forge ahead with bold ideas bound by a collaborative spirit, or hurtle towards the abyss.
Protests have been mounting in recent weeks, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over several corruption indictments and his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Paris has handed the probe to investigating magistrates over the colossal blast that killed 171 people, injured thousands and displaced some 300,000 people.
The currency crisis is part of a wider economic meltdown that poses the biggest threat to the stability of import-reliant Lebanon since the 1975-90 civil war.
"We will experience the worst recession in the history of the federal republic" founded in 1949, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said in Berlin.
Lebanon, which formed a new cabinet amid a financial crisis and mass protests against poor governance, hopes it can restore confidence and secure urgent funding from foreign donors.
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