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The man accused of detonating a car bomb that killed a prominent Maltese journalist has confessed to the crime in an interview with a Reuters reporter and says he will soon implicate others in plotting to assassinate her.
- WorldRussia shells Ukraine's Donetsk region seeking new gains after seizing Luhansk
Russian forces struck targets across Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region on Tuesday to prepare the way for an expected armoured thrust to try to take more territory as the five-month-old war entered a new phase.
- MarketsMorning Bid: Inflation vs recession, article with image
A look at the day ahead in markets from Dhara Ranasinghe.
- U.S. MarketsExplainer: Is the U.S. in a recession? GDP is not the only measure
By some early estimates, the U.S. economy, as measured by gross domestic product, may have shrunk in the three months from April through June. Add that to the decline from January through March, and that would be a contraction for two quarters in a row.