Peru Implements Fuel Tax Suspensions

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The Finance Ministry of Peru announced it would exclude some types of gasoline and diesel from the selective consumption tax on Sunday to fight surging prices caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The government said the measure would suspend taxes on …

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Journalists in Azerbaijan Seek Nullification of Law on Media

A number of Azerbaijani journalists on Tuesday held demonstrations in the capital city of Baku, demanding nullification of new law on the media outlets. About 30 journalists have expressed their outrage and robustly opposed the bill approved by the parliament …

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Turkish FM Says Diplomatic Contacts Made With Israel to Normalize Ties

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday said they have initiated diplomatic contacts with Israel as part of efforts to normalize relations between the two states. “We have taken many steps in terms of normalizing our relations with UAE, South …

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New York Court Suspends Rudy Giuliani’s Law License for Fraudulent Election Claims

The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court has suspended Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s law license after a disciplinary panel found that he made “demonstrably false and misleading” statements about the 2020 election. “There is uncontroverted evidence that respondent …

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U.S. President Joe Biden Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for Federal Contractors

United States President Joe Biden on April 27 has signed an executive order raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractor workers. Under the executive order, all government agencies must include the increased wage in new contract …

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