Mexico says it does not accept Russian invasion of Ukraine

Mexico says it does not accept Russian invasion of Ukraine

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks at a conference prior to the inauguration of the new Felipe Angeles Airport in Zumpango municipality in Mexico State, Mexico March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Luis Cortes/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, April 9 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said … Read more

US curbs Russian access to foreign fertilizers and valves

US curbs Russian access to foreign fertilizers and valves

A tractor sows sunflower seeds and fertilizes the soil with chemicals at “Leninskoye znamya” (Lenin banner) collective farm, about 40 km (25 miles) southwest of Rostov-on-Don, April 25, 2011. REUTERS/Vladimir Konstantinov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday broadened its export curbs … Read more

How the US plans to starve Russia’s ‘war machine’ -Treasury’s Adeyemo to Reuters

How the US plans to starve Russia’s ‘war machine’ -Treasury’s Adeyemo to Reuters

WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) – The United States is ramping up sanctions against Russia to deprive Moscow’s “war machine” of money and components needed to sustain its invasion of Ukraine, but curbing a main source of funding, Russian energy exports, will take time, US Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told Reuters on Thursday. The United … Read more

Sempra wins extension on Texas LNG project; NextDecade also seeks extension

Sempra wins extension on Texas LNG project;  NextDecade also seeks extension

Sempra Energy headquarters is pictured in downtown San Diego, California, US, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 7 (Reuters) – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) said on Thursday it granted Sempra Energy (SRE.N) an extension to build two pipelines in Texas and Louisiana to connect … Read more

US says China could face sanctions if it supports Russia’s war in Ukraine

US says China could face sanctions if it supports Russia’s war in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) – Sanctions imposed on Russia over its war in Ukraine should give China a “good understanding” of the consequences it could face if it provides material support to Moscow, US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said on Wednesday. Sherman said the “range of sanctions” and export controls coordinated among US … Read more

Lavrov says West trying to sink Russia-Ukraine talks with war crimes ‘hysteria’

Lavrov says West trying to sink Russia-Ukraine talks with war crimes ‘hysteria’

LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West on Tuesday of trying to derail negotiations between Russia and Ukraine by fueling “hysteria” over alleged war crimes by Moscow’s forces. Kyiv and the West say there is evidence – including images and witness testimony gathered by Reuters and other media organizations … Read more

US pushes to suspend Russia from UN human rights body

US pushes to suspend Russia from UN human rights body

BUCHAREST, April 4 (Reuters) – The United States will ask the UN General Assembly to suspend Russia from the Human Rights Council, the US ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, after Ukraine accused Russian troops of killing dozens of civilians in the town of Bucha. A two-thirds majority vote by the 193-member assembly … Read more

US stops Russian bond payments in bid to raise pressure on Moscow

US stops Russian bond payments in bid to raise pressure on Moscow

Russian ruble banknotes are seen in this illustration picture shot September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) – The United States stopped the Russian government on Monday from paying holders of its sovereign debt more than $600 million from reserves held at American … Read more

Exclusive: Canada to invest C$2 billion on mineral strategy for EV battery supply chain

Exclusive: Canada to invest C billion on mineral strategy for EV battery supply chain

OTTAWA, April 4 (Reuters) – Canada’s federal budget will include an investment of at least C$2 billion ($1.6 billion) for a strategy to accelerate the production and processing of critical minerals needed for the electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain, two senior government sources said. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, which is due to release … Read more

Prosecutor urges ex-Goldman banker’s conviction over 1MDB, defense blasts witness

Prosecutor urges ex-Goldman banker’s conviction over 1MDB, defense blasts witness

NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) – A US prosecutor on Monday urged jurors to convict a former senior Goldman Sachs (GS.N) banker for helping loot billions of dollars from Malaysia’s 1MDB sovereign wealth fund, while the defense accused the government’s star witness of lying. In her closing argument in Brooklyn federal court, Assistant US Attorney … Read more