Ukrainian Zelenskyy talks with UN chief and Turkish leader

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — As a potential power broker, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will use his first visit to Ukraine since the war began nearly six months ago to seek ways to expand the export of cereals from the European breadbasket to the world’s needy. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will use his visit to … Read more

Turkey shocks markets with rate cut despite inflation nearing 80%

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, June 29, 2022. Sweet Nachos | Reuters Turkey’s central bank shocked markets on Thursday with a cut in its benchmark key rate, despite inflation in the country nearing 80%. The country’s currency, the readdecreased by 0.9% compared to the dollartrading at over 18.1 … Read more

Russia warns radioactive material from nuclear plant could blanket Europe

Rescuers from the Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry take part in a drill in the city of Zaporizhzhia on August 17, 2022, in case of a possible nuclear incident at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant located near the city. Dimitar Dilkoff | AFP | Getty Images The Russian Defense Ministry warned on Thursday that in the event … Read more

Germany ahead of its natural gas supply

European governments are scrambling to fill underground storage with gas supplies to provide households with enough fuel to keep homes warm through winter. Image Alliance | Image Alliance | Getty Images Germany’s natural gas storage facilities surpassed a full level of more than 75% this month, two weeks ahead of schedule, as Europe’s biggest economy … Read more

COVID can cause brain fog and dementia two years after infection – study

People who had COVID-19 face increased neurological risks and psychiatric disorders such as brain fogpsychosis, seizures and dementia up to two years after infection. Driving the news: That’s according to a new large-scale study from the University of Oxford which also found that anxiety and depression were more common post-COVID, although they usually resolve within … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Thursday August 18

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), August 17, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the most important information investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks appear to be bouncing back Stock futures pink thursday morning, as markets looked to shake off Wednesday’s declines. The day of … Read more

New COVID Boosters Could Be Approved Using Streamlined Review Process: Shots

The federal government wants to roll out another round of COVID-19 boosters this fall, but drugmakers are still testing the new boosters. The Food and Drug Administration said it would base its assessment of the recalls on data from mouse studies, in a controversial move. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Justin Sullivan/Getty Images … Read more