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New Zealand raises interest rates in second straight month to 0.75%
New Zealand raises interest rates in second straight month to 0.75%

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) raised interest rates by 25 basis points to 0.75% during its last policy meeting of the year yesterday, after the rate of consumer price inflation was recorded at 4.9% in the third quarter, the highest since December 2007.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promises repeal of three farm laws
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promises repeal of three farm laws

In an address to the nation on Friday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to repeal three controversial farm laws, explaining "we have decided to repeal all three farm laws and will start the constitutional process to repeal all the three laws in the upcoming parliament sessions that starts at the end of this month".

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Glasgow Climate Pact deal struck; nations to reduce coal usage
Glasgow Climate Pact deal struck; nations to reduce coal usage

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (often abbreviated to COP26) has concluded with the signing of the Glasgow Climate Pact.

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Former Japanese princess Mako Komuro moves to New York with commoner husband
Former Japanese princess Mako Komuro moves to New York with commoner husband

Mako Komuro and her husband, Kei Komuro, travelled to New York yesterday to start a new life together outside of the Japanese Royal Family.

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Merritt, British Columbia evacuated amid massive storm
Merritt, British Columbia evacuated amid massive storm

The city of Merritt in the Canadian province of British Columbia was placed under an evacuation order on Monday due to rapid flooding.

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