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Pyongyang fires two suspected ballistic missiles: South Korea

N Korea has stepped up weapons testing in what appears to be a resumption of its provocation and engagement strategy.

Tesla warns of constraints on supply chain as it reports record profit

Electric vehicle pioneer says its factories ‘have been running below capacity for several quarters’

UK commits £100m to proposed Sizewell C nuclear plant

Financing will act like convertible loan and could see taxpayer take a stake in atomic power generation for first time in more than...

Prince Andrew seeking jury trial in US sex abuse case

Britain's Prince Andrew denies accusations that he sexually abused Virginia Giuffre over 20 years ago when she was 17.

US and NATO deliver responses to Russian demands over Ukraine

US rules out ending NATO's eastward expansion, but says it is open to discussing arms control measures with Russia.

UN chief calls on Taliban to uphold women’s rights

Antonio Guterres also warned that 'Afghanistan is hanging by a thread' as millions are struggling to survive.

Prepare for liftoff: Fed signals rate hike could happen ‘soon’

US Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, says a rate hike will 'soon be appropriate'.

ECOWAS to hold extraordinary meeting on Burkina Faso coup

The West African bloc's session is set for Friday to discuss the third military coup in the region in 19 months.

Brent touches $90 a barrel for the first time since 2014

Rising tensions in the Russia-Ukraine conflict are causing market jitters about possible oil-supply disruptions.

The keyboard cavalry is back

The pundits who rallied for the war in Iraq are now giving advice on Ukraine.

Infographic: Syria’s displaced face the wrath of winter

Bitter winter conditions have compounded the poverty of millions of displaced people in northwest Syria.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to seek re-election

Pelosi, who will be 82 when she runs, has not said whether she will again pursue leadership if Democrats hold chamber

US approves $2.5bn arms sale to Egypt, despite rights concerns

The announcement comes as US legislators again call on the Biden administration to withhold military aid to Egypt.

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Pyongyang fires two suspected ballistic missiles: South Korea

N Korea has stepped up weapons testing in what appears to be a resumption of its provocation and engagement strategy.

Tesla warns of constraints on supply chain as it reports record profit

Electric vehicle pioneer says its factories ‘have been running below capacity for several quarters’