Japan and South Korea in spotlight with rates meeting and Yoon’s US visit


Several countries, including the UK, US and Italy, have begun evacuations from Sudan, after a week of fighting between the country’s armed forces and a paramilitary group.

British prime minister Rishi Sunak said “UK armed forces have completed a complex and rapid evacuation of British diplomats and their families”. The White House said it had removed US government personnel from the capital, Khartoum.

Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni said all Italians who had asked to leave, as well as some other foreign nationals, had left. Canada, France, Germany, Ghana, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia also evacuated their citizens, their governments said.

Read more about the Sudan evacuation.

Articles You May Like

Oklahoma passes bill creating revolving loan fund for state capital projects
US stocks wobble as investors focus on debt ceiling bill
Arizona sets limits on construction around Phoenix as groundwater dwindles
CIA chief made secret trip to China in bid to thaw relations
Bitcoin is on a collision course with ‘Net Zero’ promises