August 29, Monday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

August 29, Monday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.The International Atomic Energy Agency says its expert team will visit the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine this week. The plant has been under the control of Russian forces since early March.
2.Shares in Tokyo started the week sharply lower following a broad sell-off in New York on Friday. The Nikkei 225 dropped by more than 800 points within an hour of the open on Monday.
3.Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss remains the frontrunner in the race to choose a successor of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. About 160,000 members of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party are choosing between Truss and former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. Economic policy is a key issue in the race as Britain faces steep inflation.