Huge crowds marched across France, piling pressure on Macron’s pension reform

The reform will raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 Schools, transportation networks and refinery deliveries have been affected Macron: Reform is vital to ensure the continuity of the pension system PARIS (Reuters) – Huge crowds marched across France on Tuesday to say “no” to President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make people work longer … Read more

US labor cost growth is the smallest in a year; Work is constantly tight

The Employment Cost Index rose 1.0% in the fourth quarter wages and salaries increase by 1.0%; 5.1% increase year-on-year The Consumer Confidence Index fell to 107.1 in January House price inflation slows further in November WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. labor costs rose at their slowest pace in a year in the fourth quarter as wage … Read more

British Prime Minister Sunak dismisses the head of the Zahawi party because of tax issues

Al-Zahawi found that he was not open about the tax investigation An independent consultant finds serious breaches of the law The investigation of the Deputy Prime Minister is ongoing Scandal hurts PM Sunak’s reappointment bid LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak sacked Conservative Party leader Nadeem Zahawi on Sunday after an inquiry found … Read more

US consumer spending ends 2022 on weaker grounds; slowing inflation

Consumer spending fell 0.2% in December personal income increases by 0.2%; The savings rate rose to 3.4%. Core PCE price index rose 0.3%; 4.4% increase year on year WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending fell for the second straight month in December, putting the economy on a lower growth path heading into 2023, while inflation … Read more

Strong loyalty to the clan and the local population helped Mafia boss Messina Denaro stay in hiding

The last mafia godfather enjoyed an unusually strong loyalty Omerta’s law of silence also helped the president stay in hiding The last “godfather” Messina Denaro lived near his mother PALERMO, Italy (January 25) (Reuters) – When Salvatore Catalano discovered that Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro was living a short distance from his home in Campobello … Read more

An Indian university announces a power outage ahead of the screening of Modi’s documentary

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A major Indian university cut electricity and internet on campus on Tuesday before its students’ union screened a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that India branded as propaganda, television station NDTV reported. . . Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the capital, New Delhi, has threatened disciplinary action if the … Read more

Allies support Ukraine with more arms pledges; But there is no sign of an American and German tank agreement

German Leopard tanks are the most suitable for Ukraine All eyes will be on Germany when the defense chiefs meet on Friday Austin in Germany, to meet the new Minister of Defense Wagner’s Russian mercenaries claim to have captured a village Kyiv/BERLIN (Reuters) – Western allies pledged billions of dollars in new weapons to Ukraine … Read more

French workers are striking nationwide, saying “not” to reform Macron’s pension system

Police fire tear gas on the outskirts of a Paris protest The government wants to raise the two-year retirement age to 64 Railways, schools and refineries are among those affected Macron’s reformist credentials are at stake Opinion polls show broad opposition to pension reform PARIS (Reuters) – French workers went on strike and marched across … Read more

Microsoft will cut 10,000 jobs with concern about a recession in the cloud technology sector

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 18 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corporation (MSFT.O) On Wednesday, it said it would cut 10,000 jobs and charge $1.2 billion in profits, as cloud computing customers reassess their spending and the company prepares for a possible recession. The layoffs, which were much larger than the cuts Microsoft made last year, add to the … Read more

China’s population is declining for the first time since 1961, highlighting the demographic crisis

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s population declined last year for the first time in six decades, a historic shift that is expected to mark the start of a long period of declining population numbers with profound repercussions for its economy. and the world. The decline, the worst since 1961, the last year of the great … Read more