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THE ESSENTIALS OF ECONOMIC NEWS AT 8:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. GMT)


PARIS (awp/afp) – Update on economic news this Friday at 8:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. GMT)

==== MAIN TITLES ====

War in Ukraine: Putin accepts an international mission at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

– Pentagon announces new military aid to Ukraine of $775 million

– Paris sees no “obstacle” to Russian agricultural exports, denounces an “instrumentalization” of Moscow

Caution returns to the markets around central bank policies

European gas prices continue to soar, temporary closure of Nord Stream

Monkey pox: the EMA authorizes the intradermal vaccine injection technique with a lower dose

In Germany, Olaf Scholz denies any involvement in the “Cum-ex Files” scandal

Aviation: In Spain, 16 Easyjet flights canceled due to pilot strike

– The prices of plane tickets rose sharply in July, in France

TF1 and M6 would keep separate advertising agencies after their merger (press)

London Underground almost paralyzed by strike over inflation

In Moscow, a Russian “Stars Coffee” replaces the American Starbucks

Cineworld drops 70% on fears of imminent bankruptcy

==== TO BE FOLLOWED SATURDAY AUGUST 20 ====

ECONOMY

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CHINA

Monthly publication of the LPR reference rate – (03:15)

COMPANIES

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UK

LONDON: Day of strike by railway workers who are members of the RMT and TSSA unions –

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