A Somali boy’s mission to find food as climate change takes its toll

A Somali boy’s mission to find food as climate change takes its toll

Somalia at nexus of ‘three Cs’ – conflict, costs, climate change Climate change means extreme weather patterns more common Children in Dollow town malnourished, scramble for food Million forced from homes and land by drought Drought envoy urges international community to do more DOLLOW, Somalia, June 20 (Reuters) – Each morning in this Somali border … Read more

Russia tells Ukraine to lay down arms in Sievierodonetsk battle

Russia tells Ukraine to lay down arms in Sievierodonetsk battle

Sievierodonetsk city focus of fight for eastern Ukraine Hundreds trapped in Sievierodonetsk’s Azot chemical plant NATO defense ministers due to discuss Ukraine military aid KYIV, June 15 (Reuters) – Russia told Ukrainian forces holed up in a chemical plant in embattled Sievierodonetsk to lay down their arms by early Wednesday as it fights to maintain … Read more

Texas power use to hit record as temperatures soar

Texas power use to hit record as temperatures soar

Overhead power lines are seen during record-breaking temperatures in Houston, Texas, US, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 6 (Reuters) – Power demand in Texas is set to break its all-time record this week, testing the resilience of the grid after generation issues this year and … Read more

For oil refiners, now is the summer of distillate content

For oil refiners, now is the summer of distillate content

A nighttime view of Marathon Petroleum’s Los Angeles Refinery, which processes domestic & imported crude oil into gasoline, diesel fuel, and other refined petroleum products, in Carson, California, US, March 11, 2022. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Bing Guan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 21 (Reuters) – Refiners are planning … Read more

Top Putin ally says Russia will capture Mariupol on Thursday

Top Putin ally says Russia will capture Mariupol on Thursday

Ukraine seeks talks on evacuations from Azovstal steel plant Number of people fleeing Ukraine now exceeds 5 million Russian ultimatum at Mariupol plant lapses, again April 21 (Reuters) – A top ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces will seize the last main stronghold of resistance in the besieged city of Mariupol on … Read more

Stocks rally fizzles, bond markets ponder risks for US economy

Stocks rally fizzles, bond markets ponder risks for US economy

Euro STOXX 600 drops 0.6% US bond market signals economic pain ahead Treasury 10-year yields lower Ukraine-Russia negotiations earlier buoyed stocks wall street down NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) – The US and European equities rally wavered on Wednesday as investors reviewed economic and geopolitical risks, while oil prices jumped more than $2 on the … Read more

Ukraine isn’t naive, Zelenskiy says after Russian pledge to scale down attack on Kyiv

Ukraine isn’t naive, Zelenskiy says after Russian pledge to scale down attack on Kyiv

US says on lookout for major offensive elsewhere Moscow’s pledge comes at peace talks with Ukraine Kyiv proposes neutral status with guarantees US says troops in Poland are ‘liaising’ with Ukrainian forces LVIV, Ukraine/KYIV OUTSKIRTS March 30 (Reuters) – Ukraine reacted with skepticism to Russia’s promise in negotiations to scale down military operations around Kyiv … Read more