Pope condemns Ukraine War in Easter message
21 April 2022 | 5:22 pm
Pope Francis has criticized the war in Ukraine as a "cruel and senseless" conflict. In his Easter "Urbi et Orbi" address he also called for reconciliation among Israelis and Palestinians, and in other conflict zones.
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Rainer Maria Woelki, the controversial archbishop of Cologne, has come under fire for his handling of abuse cases in the Catholic Church.
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On Monday, February 21, 2022, Russia's highest body, the Russian Federation Council unanimously authorised President Vladimir Putin to use military force outside the Russian borders. Days later, President Vladimir Putin launched a large-scale invasion of Ukraine by announcing a ‘special military operation’ in eastern Ukraine as missiles began to rain on hundred of locations across Ukraine, including the capital, Kyiv. GuardianTV went to town to ask Nigerians their thoughts on the Russian invasion.
Ukraine war will have 'lasting consequences on global economy': IMF. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sparked a massive humanitarian and economic crisis. Gita Gopinath, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, tells France 24 the war will also have 'lasting consequences on the global economy.'
Russia's war in Ukraine has sent shockwaves around the world and hit the global economy hard. In economically depressed Sri Lanka it's exacerbating an already existing economic crisis.
The United States Federal Reserve has raised interest rates for the first time since 2018, as it tries to cool inflation, which is running at the highest level in 40 years. The Chair of the central bank, Jerome Powell, said the implications of the Russian invasion were "highly uncertain", pointing to the risk of disruption to supply chains. Also today, we look at details of the French government's plan to ease the economic impact of the war in Ukraine.
Up to 300 ships have been stopped by Russian forces from departing the Black Sea, leaving one of the key global trade routes for grain virtually blocked. The fertile region is known as "the world's breadbasket."
The price of bread is rising rapidly in the Middle East, thanks to concerns about wheat supply from Ukraine and Russia. In the past, such increases have led to violent protests and political upheaval.
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