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Billionaire Elon Musk reaches agreement to buy Twitter for $44bn

Billionaire Elon Musk reaches agreement to buy Twitter for $44bn

Billionaire, Elon Musk, has reached an agreement to buy Twitter for approximately $44 billion, the company has confirmed. Musk acquired the company at $54.20 a share, the same price named in his initial offer on April 14. “Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” Musk said in a statement included with the release. “I also want to make Twitter better than ever by enhancing the product with new features, making the algorithms open source to increase trust, defeating the spam bots,…
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Ukraine: Latest developments as EU, G7 hit Russia with new sanctions

Ukraine: Latest developments as EU, G7 hit Russia with new sanctions

As the Russia-Ukrainian war continues unabated with the fallout in talks between both countries, the European Union and G7 nations have imposed new sanctions on Russia, with Moscow facing criticism from several nations and global bodies. – New EU, G7 sanctions – The European Union approves an embargo on Russian coal — the first time the bloc has targeted the energy sector, on which they are heavily dependent — and the closing of its ports to Russian vessels. Earlier, leaders of the G7 biggest economies agree to ban “new investments in key sectors of the Russian economy, including the energy…
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Russia imposes sanctions on US President Joe Biden, his son, Foreign, Defence secretaries, others

Russia imposes sanctions on US President Joe Biden, his son, Foreign, Defence secretaries, others

AGENCY REPORT Russia’s foreign ministry says Joe Biden, Antony Blinken, Jen Psaki, Hillary Clinton, and other officials are barred from entering the country. As the war in Ukraine continues, Russia says it has sanctioned a number of current and former American officials. The list includes President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, White House press secretary Jen Psaki, CIA director William Burns, and – oddly, since she’s out of office – former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the sanctions on Twitter. Since the invasion of Ukraine began last month, the United States and…
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War: You’re behaving like bandits – Russia tells US, others

War: You’re behaving like bandits – Russia tells US, others

Russia has said that the West was behaving like a bandit by imposing sanctions and cutting economic relations over the conflict in Ukraine. However, Russia said it was far too big to be isolated, insisting that the world was much larger than just the United States and its allies. Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Saturday that the United States of America and the rest of the West were engaged in “economic banditry” against Russia and that Moscow would respond. He did not, however, specify what response there would be but said it would be in line with Russian…
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Clarion Call On USA, NATO To Rise, Defend Ukraine Against Russian Invasion

Clarion Call On USA, NATO To Rise, Defend Ukraine Against Russian Invasion

By the virtues of human rights and the United Nations Charter on Respect for the defence of Sovereignty city, it is absurd, abnormal and draconian for the Russian government under the watch of President Putin to invade and attack Ukraine without minding its adverse effects on the global community. Following a series of airstrikes and military offensives launched in the eastern cities of the volatile Country, scores of lives and properties worth billions of euros had been lost and Ukraine as at the time of filing this report has not gotten any external relief intervention from the powerful blocs. This…
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