Ukraine says Russia is pushing more than 40 cities in Donbas

Ukraine says Russia is pushing more than 40 cities in Donbas

Russian troops shell 40 towns in eastern Ukraine Mass Graves for Killed Civilians – Governor of Luhansk Kiev, May 26 (Reuters) – Russian forces shelled more than 40 towns in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, the Ukrainian army said, threatening to close the last main escape route to civilians trapped in the path of their invasion, … Read more

As hunger spreads in Somalia, babies start to die

As hunger spreads in Somalia, babies start to die

Somalia faces worst drought in decades, millions need help Crops shrivel and livestock die on parched undergrowth As Ukraine draws attention, aid and money are slow to get going DOLLOW, Somalia, May 25 (Reuters) – Severed thorn branches encircle two mounds of soil heaped over the tiny bodies of Halima Hassan Abdullahi’s twin granddaughters. Babies … Read more

Russia ready to set up corridor for ships leaving Ukraine with food, subject to conditions

Russia ready to set up corridor for ships leaving Ukraine with food, subject to conditions

Ukrainian corn is pictured in a silo in the Romanian Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, April 28, 2022. Inquam Photos/Daniel Stoenciu via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A solution to the food problem requires a broad approach – Moscow This includes lifting some sanctions from Russia – Moscow Moscow … Read more

Tedros re-elected as head of the World Health Organization

Tedros re-elected as head of the World Health Organization

GENEVA, May 24 (Reuters) – Members of the World Health Organization (WHO) have reelected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus by a large majority as director general for another five years, the president of the World Health Assembly said Tuesday. The secret ballot, announced by Ahmed Robleh Abdilleh of Djibouti at a major annual meeting, was seen as … Read more

Russian and Chinese jets deliver spiked broadcasts on final day of Biden Asia trip

Russian and Chinese jets deliver spiked broadcasts on final day of Biden Asia trip

TOKYO/SEOUL/WASHINGTON, May 24 (Reuters) – Russian and Chinese bombers jointly patrolled the air defense zones of Japan and South Korea on Tuesday in a pointed farewell to US President Joe Biden as he concluded a trip to Asia that Beijing was alarmed. The patrols came hours after Biden angered China by saying he would be … Read more

Biden Says No Change In ‘Strategic Ambiguity’ As Taiwan Overshadows Quad Talks

Biden Says No Change In ‘Strategic Ambiguity’ As Taiwan Overshadows Quad Talks

TOKYO, May 24 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Tuesday there was no change in a US policy of “strategic ambiguity” towards Taiwan, a day after angering China by saying he would be willing to use force. to defend the democratic island . The Taiwan issue loomed at a meeting in Tokyo of Quad … Read more

Economic outlook ‘darker’, Davos business and government leaders warn

Economic outlook ‘darker’, Davos business and government leaders warn

DAVOS, Switzerland, May 23 (Reuters) – Multiple threats to the global economy flooded the concerns of the wealthy at Monday’s annual Davos thinking party, with some signaling the risk of a global recession. Political and business leaders gathering for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meet against a backdrop of inflation at the highest level in … Read more

EU oil embargo ‘within days’ as Ukraine’s isolation drives Russia closer to China

EU oil embargo ‘within days’ as Ukraine’s isolation drives Russia closer to China

EU criticized for being too slow to respond to Russian energy Russia sees growing economic ties with China Eastern Donbas remains the focus of action on the battlefield LVIV, Ukraine/BERLIN, May 24 (Reuters) – The European Union is likely to agree an embargo on Russian oil imports “within days,” its largest member Germany said, as … Read more

Russian ruble jumps to 7-year high against euro

Russian ruble jumps to 7-year high against euro

A Russian ruble banknote is placed on euro banknotes in this image, taken March 1, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russian ruble nears 7-year high against euro Currency backed by capital controls Hits 58.68 vs euro, gains over 4% vs dollar May 23 (Reuters) – The Russian … Read more

On Asia Trip, Biden Says Willing To Use Force To Defend Taiwan

On Asia Trip, Biden Says Willing To Use Force To Defend Taiwan

White House official says no change in policy China says US should not defend Taiwan’s independence US wants to tighten policy without provoking Beijing – analyst Biden in Japan for presidency’s first Asia trip TOKYO, May 23 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, … Read more