Zimbabwe starts selling gold coins as local currency falters | World News

Zimbabwe will start selling gold coins this month in a bid to fight runaway inflation that has crippled the local currency. Central bank governor John Mangudya announced the move on Monday amid economic problems in the southern African nation. The “Mosi-oa-tunya” gold coins – named after Victoria Falls – will contain one troy ounce of … Read more

Greece: Massive wildfire forces evacuations west of Athens

Athens, Greece — Greek firefighters battled a massive wildfire that forced the evacuation of a small village west of Athens, the latest in a series of wildfires that erupted as strong winds swept across parts of Greece. The fire department said more than 130 firefighters and volunteers, aided by 10 water-dropping aircraft, were struggling to … Read more

Adult cardiometabolic health status raises alarm bells in US: report

The study looked at a nationally representative sample of about 55,000 people aged 20 and over. Washington: According to a recent study that suggested that less than 7% of the US adult population has good cardiometabolic health, a devastating health crisis requires urgent action. A group of researchers at Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition … Read more

Young South Sudanese Girls Leaving School and Being Sold into Marriage by Starving Families

Young South Sudanese Girls Leaving School and Being Sold into Marriage by Starving Families – CBS News Watch CBS News Young female children in South Sudan are being forced out of school and into marriage as young 14. The World Food Program has stopped its school feeding scheme in the wake of funding cuts and … Read more

Cardinal Claudio Hummes of Brazil dies at 87

Claudio Hummes, the Roman Catholic cardinal who defended striking workers in their fight against Brazil’s military dictatorship and who some believed could become the first Latin American pope in history before Francis won that distinction, has died. He was 87 years old. One of Brazil’s most important religious leaders, Hummes died on Monday “after a … Read more

Strategists on how to weather the market storm

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), June 27, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The first half of 2022 was historically bleak for global stock markets, and strategists think there are dark clouds on the horizon and some way to go before the storm passes. The S&P 500 closed … Read more