COP27 offers a breakthrough in the climate fund at the cost of advances in emissions

The COP27 climate summit ends after long negotiations at the end of the week Delivers final agreement on the creation of a landmark climate finance fund Negotiators say some have blocked tougher emissions targets SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt (November 20) (Reuters) – Countries wrapped up this year’s United Nations climate summit on Sunday with a … Read more

Ukraine may be able to reach the site of a missile explosion – Polish officials

Polish officials said Thursday that Ukraine may gain access to the site in the border region of southeastern Poland where two people were killed by a missile on Tuesday. Warsaw and its Western allies say evidence from the scene indicates that the explosion was caused by a Ukrainian air defense missile that strayed in pursuit … Read more

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 … Read more

Zelensky seeks stronger defense of Ukraine’s grain export corridor

Ships loading grain despite Russia suspending its involvement Russia’s attacks on Ukraine’s infrastructure caused power outages Kyiv plans 1,000 heating points for the winter – the mayor Evacuations of civilians from more Kherson regions began Kyiv/Mykolaiv, Ukraine (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky said the world must respond firmly to any Russian attempts to disrupt Ukraine’s … Read more

Russia says the British Navy blew up Nord Stream, and London denies involvement

Russia says British Navy personnel have blown up pipelines Russia says British naval personnel helped attack Crimea Russia does not provide evidence for the claim Britain denies the Russian allegations Russia says it will seek the attention of the United Nations LONDON (Reuters) – The Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday that British naval personnel … Read more

Booming Wall Street boosts global and European stocks; oil slices

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Global and European stocks rose on Friday as Wall Street extended gains on hopes that some central banks will slow down in raising interest rates. Commodity prices took a hit from the strength of the US dollar. Oil prices fell after China, the largest importer of crude, expanded its restrictions on the … Read more

Russia strikes Ukrainian homes, evacuates Kherson, and warns of escalation

A rocket hit an apartment building in Mykolaiv Ukrainian forces on the offensive in the Kherson region Kherson is a gateway to the Crimea, annexed by Russia Western countries reject Russia’s “dirty bomb” accusation Mykolaiv, Ukraine (October 24) (Reuters) – Russia fired missiles and drones at the Ukrainian-controlled southern town of Mykolaiv, destroying an apartment … Read more

The United States expects Ukraine to fight through the winter. Allies strengthen air defenses

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Wednesday that Ukraine is expected to fight through harsh winter conditions in a bid to reclaim more territory from Russia, as allies announced the delivery of new air defenses and committed more aid in the war. Following the Russian missile strikes. Military analysts are watching … Read more

Druzhba pipeline leak reduces Russian oil flow to Germany

Poland discovered a leak late Tuesday Poland says the leak is likely accidental rather than sabotage Germany says its supplies of crude oil are sufficient Schwedt refinery serving Berlin has few alternatives WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany said on Wednesday it was receiving less oil but still had enough supplies after Poland found a leak in … Read more

Asia stumbles with coronavirus outbreak in China, volatility in sterling shakes sentiment

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares slumped to two-year lows on Wednesday, dragged down by signs that China had no immediate plans to ease tough restrictions on the spread of the coronavirus, while a relentless rise in the dollar and volatility in the British bond market and the pound rattled global investor sentiment. . After a … Read more