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Biden ‘too scared of nuclear apocalypse’ to intervene in Ukraine

Russia’s former president has further amplified fears of nuclear warfare by claiming Joe Biden won’t intervene if the dictatorship nukes Ukraine because he fears an “apocalypse”. The incendiary remarks come from Dmitry Medvedev, who served as the president of Russia between 2008 and 2012 and prime minister of Russia between 2012 and 2020. Now serving […]

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US and NATO to ‘not intervene’ if Russia launches nuclear strike

Former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev said “demagogues across the ocean” are “not going to die” by intervening in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The US national security adviser, Jake Sullivan said the US and allies will act “decisively” if Russia uses a tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine. But Medvedev, who now serves as deputy chairman of […]

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Finance

EU casts doubt on ability to intervene in energy derivatives markets

European authorities have played down their ability to intervene in the region’s derivatives markets to help stretched energy companies after privately admitting energy price volatility was not due to the “market malfunctioning”. The European Commission said that stress in markets like electricity futures “seems to reflect acute uncertainty on market fundamentals” like supply and demand, […]

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Canada

Minister vows to intervene as IRAC allows P.E.I.’s highest-ever rent hikes for 2023 | CBC News

The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission has set limits on maximum allowable rent increases that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2023 — the highest on record — and Prince Edward Island’s Progressive Conservative government is vowing to fight them. In a statement released Wednesday, IRAC said a maximum allowable rent increase of 5.2 per cent will apply […]

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Science

Environmental groups and local activists file to intervene in an EPA lawsuit against a DTE-owned plant

Three environmental groups have filed a motion to intervene in an EPA lawsuit filed against a DTE subsidiary. In June, the Environmental Protection agency filed a suit against EES Coke Battery, LLC. The complaint alleges the plant violated the Clean Air Act after sulfur dioxide pollution increased at its plant on Zug Island between Detroit […]

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UK

Sturgeon handed lifeline as SNP allowed to intervene in indyref2 case

Nicola Sturgeon’s party sought to intervene in the case before the UK Supreme Court, which resulted from a referral by Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain QC, in August. The Supreme Court announced today (September 7) that the SNP’s representatives would be able to make a submission of no more than 20 pages, provided they do not repeat […]

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UK

Final straw! William told to ‘board plane to California’ and ‘intervene’ in Meghan row

Meghan Markle interview ‘exploded in her face’ says Daubney The Duke of Cambridge and his father Prince Charles should head to California to speak to Prince Harry in the wake of the new jaw-dropping claims made by the Duchess of Sussex in her latest interview, according to commentator Dan Wootton. The critic of the US-based […]

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World

NATO ‘prepared to intervene’ over fears of huge conflict erupting in South East Europe

Kosovo’s government on Monday began issuing extra documents to Serbian citizens crossing into its territory as a row over licence plates threatens to spiral. Serbs living in the north of the country who oppose the decision blockaded roads leading to two border crossings. Fourteen years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, some 50,000 Serbs in […]

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UK

Queen could ‘intervene’ to ensure Harry and Meghan visit Balmoral this summer

The Queen, 96, travelled to her private Scottish home of Balmoral for the start of her traditional summer break last Thursday. The monarch is likely to be joined in her highland retreat by members of her family over the coming weeks. But royal correspondent Robert Jobson has explained how the Queen could make sure Prine […]

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Turkey told to urgently intervene in Black Sea crisis as Putin’s ships plot next target

Ukraine: Turkey hopeful at arranging a ceasefire during talks In a previously unreported letter send on June 13, the Ukrainian prosecutor general’s office asked Turkey’s justice ministry to investigate and provide evidence on three named ships. All three large dry bulk carriers – Mikhail Nenashev, Matros Pozynich and Matros Koshka – are owned by a […]