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Anger in Lebanon as currency, prices spiral out of control

BEIRUT (AP) β€” Protesters in Lebanon burned tires and closed several major roads on Thursday as the severe economic crisis gripping the country continued to spiral out of control with no progress on the formation of a new Cabinet. The new wave of protests began on Tuesday after the Lebanese pound plunged to record lows … Read more

Biden admin call on Putin pipeline provokes GOP anger

A briefing between the State Department and congressional staff over Vladimir Putin’s Russia-Germany gas pipeline got tense this week, with Biden officials deflecting questions about why they hadn’t moved faster and more aggressively with sanctions to stop its completion. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for … Read more

Anger over arrests in Myanmar at anti-coup protests

Feb 13 (Reuters) – Opponents of Myanmar’s military coupsustained mass protests for an eighth straight day on Saturdayas continuing arrests of junta critics added to anger over thedetention of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Thousands assembled in the business hub, Yangon, whileprotesters took to the streets of the capital Naypyitaw, thesecond city Mandalay and … Read more