Market

Asia shares struggle, oil falls as recession fears linger

Beijing/Hong Kong, June 23 (BNA): Asian shares wobbled while commodity prices fell on Thursday as mounting worries about the risks of a global recession amid aggressive rate hikes by the Federal Reserve kept broad investor sentiment fragile. MSCI’s bro…

Market

U.S. recession fears darken outlook for Japan, global factories

Tokyo, June 23 (BNA): Japan’s factory activity growth slowed to a four-month low in June as China’s COVID-19 curbs disrupted supply chains, while many other economies in Asia were also facing headwinds amid growing risks to the outlook from a potential…

Market

Lebanon signs an agreement with Egypt to import gas through Syria

Baghdad / NINA / – Lebanon and Egypt signed, today, Tuesday, an agreement to transport 650 million cubic meters of gas annually from Egypt to Lebanon via Syria.Under the agreement, which was signed at a ceremony held at the Lebanese Ministry of Energy …

Athletic

FIFA increases squad limit to 26 for World Cup

Zurich, June 23 (BNA): Teams will be able to select up to 26 players for this year’s World Cup after global soccer’s governing body FIFA increased the maximum squad limit by three on Thursday.FIFA said the change was due to the unusual timing of the to…

General

UN to Hold New Libya Talks as Stalemate Persists

TRIPOLI — The United Nations said Thursday it will broker new talks between rival institutions from war-torn Libya next week to try to break a deadlock on the rules for long-awaited elections.”[Parliament speaker] Aguila Saleh and President of the High…