Financial aid for drought-stricken Australian farmers will be increased to A$1.8 billion ($1.3 billion) as they endure the driest conditions in half a century, the country’s prime minister said Sunday.
It was the US and the UK who launched the 1953 coup d'état in Iran and overthrew the government of then democratically-elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddeq, Parliament speaker said in Tehran on Sunday.
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, a Social Democrat, threatened to make pensions a central theme in the next national elections in 2021 unless Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives agree to guarantee pension levels until 2040.
Michaela Cordova, a research associate and lab manager at Oregon Health and Science University, began by ‘de-metaling’: Removing rings, watches, gadgets and other sources of metal, double-checking her pockets for overlooked objects that could, in her words, ‘fly in’. Then she entered the scanning room, raised and lowered the bed, and waved a head coil in the general direction of the viewing window and the iPad camera that’s enabling this virtual lab tour (I’m watching from thousands of miles away in Massachusetts).
For more than two decades, OPEC has tried to avoid repeating a mistake that cost it dearly. In November 1997, at a meeting in Jakarta, Saudi Arabia convinced fellow oil producers to boost output, ignoring a crisis brewing in emerging markets.
Malaysian Central Bank on Friday revised down this year's growth forecast to five percent, after its gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter came in sharply below its expectation at 4.5 percent.