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Shelling hits south Ukraine as Russia in UN spotlight over escalation
Sept 25 (Reuters) - Shelling hit southern Ukraine late on Saturday, while Russia sought to defend its seven-month war even as it moves to escalate the conflict with the expected annexation of regions in the east and south that its forces have seized.
N.Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit
SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile towards the sea off its east coast on Sunday, ahead of planned military drills by South Korean and U.S. forces involving an aircraft carrier and a visit to the region by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris.
Arizona abortion ruling will set women back ‘more than a century’ - White House
WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Friday’s ruling allowing Arizona to enforce a ban on nearly all abortions, if allowed to stand, will result in “catastrophic, dangerous, and unacceptable” consequences for women, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Saturday.
Pfizer CEO tests positive for COVID for a second time
Sept 24 (Reuters) - Pfizer Chief Executive Officer Albert Bourla said on Saturday he had tested positive for COVID-19.
ANALYSIS-After feverish week, global investors lick wounds and brace for more chaos
NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Global investors are preparing for more market mayhem after a monumental week that whipsawed asset prices around the world, as central banks and governments ramped up their fight against inflation.
EXCLUSIVE-Grab sees no big layoffs despite weak market
SINGAPORE, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Grab, Southeast Asia’s biggest ride-hailing and food delivery firm, does not envisage having to undertake mass layoffs as some rivals have done, and is selectively hiring, while reining in its financial service ambitions.
African Global Citizen patrons urge world to consider continent’s giving power
ACCRA, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Through a sweltering afternoon into a clear-sky night, some 20,000 people descended on Ghana’s historic Black Star Square in Accra on Saturday to dance, cheer and sing along to songs performed by some of their favourite stars including Usher, SZA, and Stormzy.
Tennis-Djokovic dazzles on return to action at Laver Cup
LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic produced a stunning performance to thrash Frances Tiafoe in his first match since winning Wimbledon in July then teamed up with Matteo Berrettini to put Team Europe in command in the Laver Cup on Saturday.
Golf-Scrappy Internationals stun U.S. to leave Presidents Cup up for grabs
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept 24 (Reuters) - The underdog Internationals bared their teeth on Saturday, outplaying the United States in a marathon day of golf to leave American fans stunned and the Presidents Cup suddenly up for grabs.
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Ferrari presents its Spring/Summer 2023 creations during the Milan Fashion Week
Ferrari presents its Spring/Summer 2023 creations during the Milan Fashion Week 25 Sep 07:30 ET / 11:30 GMT
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Giorgio Armani presents its Spring/Summer 2023 creations during the Milan Fashion Week
Giorgio Armani presents its Spring/Summer 2023 creations during the Milan Fashion Week 25 Sep 09:00 ET / 13:00 GMT
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