Category: Business

Protesters from Sri Lanka mark the New Year near the President’s office

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans shared rice pudding and oil cakes to celebrate their traditional New Year Thursday opposite the president’s office, where they camped for a sixth day and called for his resignation amid the worst economic crisis on record. Soldiers disabled in the island nation’s civil war lit a stove, Buddhist […]

Texas maintains most truck inspections despite border collapse

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday resisted mounting pressure over his new border policy that has blocked trucks bound for the U.S. and closed some of the world’s busiest trade bridges, like the Mexican government, businesses and even some allies urge him to give way. The two-time Republican governor, who has […]

The imprisonment of an oligarch close to Putin in Ukraine has angered Moscow

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) – The detention in Ukraine of fugitive Ukrainian oligarch Viktor Medvedchuk, a former leader of a pro-Russian opposition party and a close confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was greeted with enthusiasm in Kyiv and anger in Moscow. Analysts say Medvedchuk will become a valuable pawn in talks between Russia and Ukraine […]

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