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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has conceded that a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.S. is not imminent as he revealed the decades-long U.S. ban on the import of British lamb would be lifted



Racism, climate change and the world’s worsening divisions will take center stage at the U_N_ meeting of world leaders, a day after Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world was "on the edge of an abyss.”


The Kosovo-Serbia border has been blocked for a third straight day by ethnic Serbs protesting a decision by Kosovo authorities to start removing Serbian license plates from cars entering the country


Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday with her debut runway collection, a concrete success for a movement to promote diversity in Italian fashion just a year after launching



Turkish broadcaster NTV says a Turkish warship issued a warning to a Greek research vessel to prevent it entering what Turkey considers its territorial waters



Apple’s and Google’s cooperation with the Russian government’s efforts to suppress an app opposed to the ruling regime is escalating concerns about whether Big Tech’s pursuit of ever-higher profits has trampled their commitment to protecting civil rights



Facebook's semi-independent oversight board says it will review the company's “XCheck," or cross check system following an investigation by The Wall Street Journal into the use of an internal system that has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules


The Asian Development Bank has lowered its outlook for economic growth in developing Asia to reflect renewed coronavirus outbreaks as variants spread, prompting governments to restore or keep in place their pandemic precautions






The Biden administration is trying to choke the finances of criminal ransomware gangs by sanctioning a Russia-based virtual currency brokerage it says has been used by at least eight ransomware gangs to launder criminal proceeds


A U_S_ government committee that reviews foreign investment in telecom is probing videoconferencing company Zoom’s $14_7 billion deal for cloud call center company Five9 for national security risks due to “foreign participation.”





PSA Peugeot’s takeover of Fiat Chrysler to form the world’s fourth-largest carmaker has had its first executive casualty, with former Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley stepping down from his role of head of the Americas




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