Omicron offers wealthy countries a chance to tackle vaccine inequality

Health officials urge countries and manufacturers to commit to providing supplies to low-income nations

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Lira gains wiped out as Erdogan replaces finance minister

Investors fret that finance minister  Lutfi Elvan’s exit will further diminishes the likelihood of a quick return to orthodoxy

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Swiss private equity fund accused of racism

Photo of employees in blackface displayed for eight years

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European agency says Omicron could be more prevalent than Delta in months

The agency says travel restrictions on Southern Africa might delay the variant’s spread in Europe ‘by two weeks, at most’

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Alibaba shares are going for a song

Alibaba Group’s US-listed shares have never been this cheap and yet investors keep selling

Omicron likely to be less deadly than Delta in India, expert says

Given widespread exposure of Indians to Covid-19 and a reasonably high vaccination rate, India will probably be less affected by the new strain

Jeffrey Epstein was like a godfather, witness says

Former boyfriend of woman who received money from the late financier says she told him it wasn’t for free

Bill to hurt and punish LGBTQ people unites Ghana’s ruling and opposition parties

Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo, a human rights lawyer, has said the parliamentary process should be allowed to take its course

Slowing demand for new iPhone puts damper on Apple’s outlook

With Omicron-induced worries, shoppers may skip the iPhone 13 altogether and wait to upgrade in 2022, when its successor comes out.

Hong Kong exodus of teachers worries schools

Nearly 1,000 have left the city in the past school year amid tightening control by Beijing

US judge worries about domino effect of overturning abortion law

Mississippi is seeking a 15-week termination ban that could call into question other rights

UK regulator’s Giphy decision is unprecedented

Britain leads the fightback against Big Tech by ordering Facebook to unwind a deal after completion

Data leak reveals how Chinese money flowed to Joseph Kabila

Millions of financial documents show  bank partly owned by Kabila's sister was used to channel at least $138m of public funds to Kabila and allies

Media group Match pays $440m to settle Tinder valuation dispute

Barry Diller and former Match CEO Greg Blatt were accused of cheating Tinder founders out of billions

EU chief says bloc should discuss mandatory vaccinations

Germany's new chancellor Olaf Scholz backs calls to make Covid-19 jabs compulsory

Court weighs in on law requiring gender diversity at California companies

Advocacy group Judicial Watch says the legislation violates the Equal Protection Clause of the state's constitution

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