Moderate inflation in India provides room to support growth

Moderate inflation in India provides room to support growth
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Moderate inflation and a stable near-term outlook warrant keeping India’s monetary policy accommodative to support a broad-based recovery from the pandemic, minutes of the latest monetary policy committee meeting showed on Monday.People covering their faces with protective masks disembark a suburban train after authorities resumed the train services for all commuters after… Read More

Britain denounces abuses ‘on industrial scale’ in China’s Xinjiang

Britain denounces abuses ‘on industrial scale’ in China’s Xinjiang
FILE PHOTO: A Chinese police officer takes his position by the road near what is officially called a vocational education center in Yining in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File PhotoGENEVA (Reuters) - Britain’s foreign secretary Dominic Raab on Monday denounced torture, forced labour and sterilisations that he said were taking… Read More

Iranian lawmakers criticise Tehran’s deal with IAEA on snap inspections

Iranian lawmakers criticise Tehran’s deal with IAEA on snap inspections
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian lawmakers protested on Monday against Tehran’s decision to permit “necessary” monitoring by the U.N. nuclear watchdog for up to three months, saying the move broke a law mandating an end to the agency’s snap inspections this week.FILE PHOTO: Iranian lawmakers attend the opening ceremony of Iran's 11th parliament, practicing social distancing… Read More

UPDATE 1-Alphabet-backed Oscar Health eyes as much as $6.7 bln IPO valuation

UPDATE 1-Alphabet-backed Oscar Health eyes as much as $6.7 bln IPO valuation
(Reuters) - Oscar Health, a health insurance start-up backed by Google parent Alphabet Inc, will raise as much as $1.05 billion in its initial public offering, according to a regulatory filings on Monday.The offering is expected to be priced between $32 and $34 per share, valuing the company at $6.7 billion at the upper end… Read More

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 4,369

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 4,369
By Reuters Staff1 Min ReadBERLIN, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 4,369 to 2,390,928, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday.The reported death toll rose by 62 to 67,903, the tally showed. (Reporting by Berlin Newsroom; Editing by Kim Coghill)Our Standards:… Read More

Over 43 mln doses of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccines used globally-state media

Over 43 mln doses of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccines used globally-state media
FILE PHOTO: Vials of the Sinopharm's coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine are pictured in Lima, Peru, February 9, 2021. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda/File PhotoBEIJING (Reuters) - More than 43 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China’s state-backed China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) have been used, including over 34 million administered in the country and the rest overseas, official media… Read More