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  • Biden and Xi prepare to meet ahead of Ukraine-overwhelmed G20 summit

    NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali on Monday for a long-awaited meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden ahead of a set to be perilous summit of the Group of 20 nations. With tension due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The two leaders are expected […]

  • Ukraine’s Kherson races to restore energy and water after Russia’s withdrawal

    The humanitarian situation in Kherson is “extremely difficult” – official The authorities are working to restore vital services Joy mixes with concerns about water and energy for Kherson residents Residents recount the violations committed by the occupation forces Fighting rages in Donetsk and eastern Luhansk regions Kherson, Ukraine (Reuters) – Public utilities companies in Kherson […]

  • COVID public health emergency in the US to stay in place

    Two Biden administration officials said Friday that the United States will maintain a public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing millions of Americans to get free tests, vaccines and treatments. One of the officials said the possibility of an increase in coronavirus cases in the winter and the need for more time to transition […]

  • Britain froze Russian assets worth 18 billion pounds

    Russia bypasses Libya and Iran as prime target of UK sanctions The UK says sanctions are hurting Russia’s military Russia uses chips in kitchen utensils for cabinets The UK government has reported 236 sanctions violations LONDON (Reuters) – The British government said on Thursday it had frozen more than 18 billion pounds ($20.5 billion) in […]

  • Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more CEOs resign

    (Reuters) – Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform’s bankruptcy, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from the US privacy regulator and the exit of the company’s trust and safety leader. In his first conference call with employees, the billionaire said he couldn’t rule out […]

  • Lola’s honeymoon ends with markets amid concerns over spending plan

    BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s honeymoon with markets appeared to be over on Thursday, as investors grew impatient with his desire to boost social spending without setting long-term fiscal rules or naming top economic policymakers. Brazil’s currency and the Bovespa stock exchange benchmark (.BVSP) Both jumped last week after Lula […]

  • COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

    Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that […]

  • Binance plans to buy FTX operations outside the US in the latest crypto bailout

    WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency giant Binance has signed a non-binding agreement to buy a non-US unit of rival FTX, FTX.com, to help cover a “liquidity crunch” on cryptocurrency exchanges, the two companies said Tuesday, in a surprise move that sparked fresh concerns. Regarding the risks faced by investors in the volatile crypto market. Binance CEO […]

  • Parties to the war in the Ethiopian region of Tigray agree to stop the fighting

    The two-year war killed thousands and displaced millions The Ethiopian government and the Tigrayan forces agree to a truce The breakthrough comes just a week after talks in South Africa Pretoria (Reuters) – The Ethiopian government and regional forces from Tigray agreed on Wednesday to a cessation of hostilities, a dramatic diplomatic breakthrough after two […]

  • Minister: Brazil’s Bolsonaro broke the silence and accepted defeat

    BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro will not contest his electoral defeat and plans to address the nation later on Tuesday, Brazil’s Communications Minister Fabio Faria told Reuters, as advised by a growing number of political allies. him to abdicate. Some hardline Bolsonaro supporters have called for military intervention to keep Bolsonaro […]