How the markets reacted to Putin’s mobilization in Ukraine

A Russian service member jumps off a T-72B3 main battle tank during drills held by the armed forces of the Southern Military District at the Kadamovsky range in the Rostov region, Russia February 3, 2022. REUTERS/Sergey Pivovarov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir … Read more

US adds Iran cargo planes flying to Russia to export violation list

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The US Commerce Department on Monday said it will add three Iranian cargo planes serving Russia to a list of aircraft believed to violate US export controls under the Biden administration’s sanctions. Using commercially available data, the Commerce Department identified Boeing … Read more

Russian billionaire sues French customs for seizing his yachts

Alexey Kuzmichev, chairman of Russian investment company A1 advisory committee, attends a news conference in Moscow April 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register PARIS, Sept 15 (Reuters) – A Russian billionaire is suing French authorities in an effort to win back access to two of his … Read more

Reactions to deal between US railroads and unions

A cargo train is seen near the border between the US and Mexico, in Laredo, Texas US June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept 15 (Reuters) – Major US railroads and unions secured a tentative deal after 20 hours of intense talks brokered by the Biden … Read more

Depositors hold up two Lebanese banks to grab their own money

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Lebanese barred from their deposits during crisis Woman storms bank to take her cash for sick sister Another armed man arrested after holding up another bank Phenomenon illustrates the woes of ‘failed state’ Lebanon BEIRUT, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Two seemingly armed and desperate Lebanese depositors … Read more

EXCLUSIVE US weighs China sanctions to deter Taiwan action, Taiwan presses EU

TAIPEI/FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to deter it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same, according to sources familiar with the discussions. The sources said the deliberations in Washington and Taipei’s separate lobbying … Read more

Russia shrugs off retreat in northeast Ukraine as Putin focuses on economy

A view shows a shell crater left by a military strike in the town of Balakliia, recently liberated by the Ukrainian Armed Forces during a counteroffensive operation, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine September 11, 2022. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Kremlin says ‘special military operation’ will … Read more

Ukraine probing emergency exports of thermal coal to Poland – Kyiv

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks during a joint news briefing with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Latvian President Egils Levits, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine September 9, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine will look into whether it can urgently … Read more

Scholz promises 65 billion euros to shield Germans through tough winter

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Package funded through additional tax revenue Gas stores now 85% full Scholz promises the welfare state will shield Germany from turmoil BERLIN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Germany will spend at least 65 billion euros ($64.7 billion) on shielding customers and businesses from soaring inflation, Chancellor Olaf … Read more

UN mission says Ukraine nuclear plant inspection to last ‘a few days’

IAEA team sets off from Kyiv for nuclear plant Mission expected to start inspection on Thursday Unclear how long inspectors will be able to stay Ukraine claims successes in military counter-offensive Russia halts gas flows via key pipeline ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, Aug 31 (Reuters) – United Nations inspectors arrived at the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia … Read more