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Global tax reform tops G20 meet in Venice

The countries of the G20 have already signed up to a framework for reform agreed on 1 July among members of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, notably for a global minimum corporation tax rate of 15%.

Bangladesh factory inferno kills 52

About 30 people were injured in the fire, and hundreds of distraught relatives and other workers waited anxiously outside the food factory as it continued to rage.

Sotheby's targets $1 million for rare Nike Olympic shoe

The rare pair of track and field spikes designed by Bill Bowerman for Jerome, a Canadian sprinter who won 100-metre bronze at the 1964 Tokyo Games, features a red arrow that was a prelude to the famous Nike swoosh logo.

Djokovic set to rule over Wimbledon's young pretenders

Djokovic is playing in his 10th semi-final at Wimbledon and 41st at the majors while his progress at the event has comfortably taken his career earnings past the $150 million mark. None of the other three pretenders have ever got this far at the tournament.

'No jabs, no job': Fiji to make vaccine compulsory

Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said all public servants in the South Pacific nation of 930,000 must go on leave if they have not had their first injection by August 15 and would be dismissed if they did not receive their second by November 1.

EU parliament urges officials to skip Beijing Olympics

Lawmakers called on the EU's institutions and member states "to decline invitations for government representatives and diplomats to attend the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics unless the Chinese Government demonstrates a verifiable improvement in the human rights situation.

Mahmood strikes as England 'C team' thrash Pakistan

England were fielding a completely changed XI from their previous ODI after a COVID-19 outbreak within their existing squad during a recent 2-0 series win at home to Sri Lanka required all 16 players originally selected to play against Pakistan to self-isolate.