Corporate Tax

Prime 10 World Information: G7 on Company Taxes, Turkish Drone Strikes and Extra, World Information

The group of G7 countries has agreed on a 15 percent tax for companies. The groundbreaking move is said to be aimed at getting multinational corporations, especially tech giants, to put more money into the treasury. In other news, a Turkish drone attack on an Iraqi refugee camp claimed three lives. Read this and more on the top 10 world news

Modi and Xi are “responsible” leaders who can solve Sino-Indian problems: Putin

As Russia publicly criticized the Quad, the four-nation grouping made up of India, the United States, Japan and Australia, Putin also said that it is not up to Moscow to judge how and to what extent a nation is concerned Participating in an initiative should build relationships with other countries, but no partnership should aim to make friends against others

Technology companies in focus: G7 countries agree on a corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent

G7

US-led plans to restrict the ability of multinational corporations like tech giants to play off the system to increase their profits are growing in momentum, especially at a time when economies around the world are being hit by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are

Turkish drone attack on Iraqi refugee camp kills three

Erdogan

Saturday’s drone attack came hours after five Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters were killed in clashes with the PKK in Mount Matin district in northern Dohuk province, an official said

Nigeria restricts Twitter just days after the president’s tweet was deleted

Nigeria

The move has been condemned by international human rights groups

Clashes spread across Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta, several dead
https://www.wionews.com/south-asia/clashes-spread-to-myanmars-ayeyarwady-delta-several-killed-389631
On Saturday, the clashes spread to the Ayeyarwady region, an important rice-growing area that is heavily populated by both the Bamar majority ethnic group, from which much of the army draws much of its strength, and the Karen minority

Pope meets Canadian cardinals a month after the indigenous school scandal

Pope

The Vatican did not make the details of the discussion public during the meeting

At least 11 civilians killed in NE Mali: armed group

Mali

Since 2012, the region has suffered attacks from jihadist groups and deadly clashes between the various communities living there

Rich nations should help poor countries fight climate change: Imran Khan

Imran Khan

Khan also commended UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for reiterating the message that the developed world must take responsibility and help countries that do not have the resources to fight global warming

Putin says the US is threatening the fatal mistakes of the Soviet Union

Wladimir Putin

He spoke just days before a meeting with US President Joe Biden, whose cabinet in April imposed a wide range of sanctions on Russia, including restrictions on the government bond market

The Indian government gives Twitter a final notice to comply with IT rules

Twitter India

The Department of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) said Twitter’s refusal to abide by the rules shows “the microblogging site’s lack of commitment and effort to provide a safe experience for people in India on its platform.”

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