At least 220 million people expected to remain unemployed globally this year, well above 187 million recorded in 2019, a new report by International Labour Organization says.
A war is the last thing President Abdel Fattah el Sisi wants at a time when Egyptians are reeling from poverty and economic suffering.
Investors focused on the positives despite growing US-China tensions stalling recovery for equities in May, amid signs that many European economies are coming back to life.
Asian shares were mostly lower, gyrating in early Wednesday trading amid uncertainty over the coronavirus outbreak, which continues to claim more lives around the world.
From prominent London-based publications like The Economist to the cartoonist of India's left-leaning newspaper The Hindu, the editorial judgements reek of anti-Muslim hatred.
Lockdowns and containment policies are expected to have a massive impact on GDP across the globe, with many countries introducing bailout measures to prevent economic meltdown.
The attack on Hamdok, a seasoned economist named premier last August, injured no one
and took place in the Kober district of northeast Khartoum while underlining the fragility of Sudan's transition to civilian rule.
The G7 finance ministers and central bank chiefs held an emergency conference call as concerns grew that the spreading epidemic could imperil growth and possibly drive some countries into a recession.
Candidates from the governing Yeni Azerbaijan (New Azerbaijan) party win about 65 of 125 seats in the single-chamber parliament, Mazahir Panakhov, the Central Election Commission (CEC) head, said after counting the results from around 110 districts.
The British economy would expand by only 0.8 percent this year, the Bank of England said, down sharply on its previous 1.2-per cent forecast.
US President Trump signed a trade agreement with China that is expected to boost exports from US farmers and manufacturers and is aimed at lowering tensions in a long-running dispute between the economic powers.
The European Union says the move "opens the way for renewed commitment of the political parties to allow for progress on the EU path of the country".
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