NATO chief says Sweden has taken “important steps” to meet Turkey’s demands

NATO chief says Sweden has taken “important steps” to meet Turkey’s demands

STOCKHOLM, June 13 (Reuters) – Sweden has taken important steps to meet Turkey’s demands for approving Stockholm’s NATO membership application, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday during a visit to Sweden. Sweden and Finland applied to join the alliance last month, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Their applications have faced unexpected … Read more

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – World stocks fell towards fresh 2022 lows and the Japanese yen slid to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as red-hot US inflation fueled worries about even more aggressive policy tightening in a big week for central banks. The substantially higher-than-expected US CPI print … Read more

Ukrainian lawmaker detained at Moldova’s border

Ukrainian lawmaker detained at Moldova’s border

CHISINAU, June 5 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian lawmaker, Yevhen Yakovenko, was detained at the Moldovan border at the request of the International Criminal Police Organization, or Interpol, Moldova’s border police said on Sunday. Yakovenko was placed in a pretrial detention centre, a press service representative of the border police said. Viorel Tentiu, the head of … Read more

EU leaders agree to ban export of Russian oil to the bloc – EU’s Michel

EU leaders agree to ban export of Russian oil to the bloc – EU’s Michel

FILE PHOTO – European Council President Charles Michel speaks during a joint news conference with Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (not seen) in Stockholm, Sweden May 25, 2022. TT News Agency/Fredrik Sandberg via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 30 (Reuters) – EU leaders agreed on Monday to ban … Read more

Morning Bid: Something’s off | Reuters

Morning Bid: Something’s off |  Reuters

Raindrops hang on a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Julien Ponthus. It’s the final day of trading … Read more

Canada lawmakers vote unanimously to label Russia’s acts in Ukraine as ‘genocide’

Canada lawmakers vote unanimously to label Russia’s acts in Ukraine as ‘genocide’

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada April 27, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 27 (Reuters) – Canadian lawmakers voted unanimously on Wednesday to call Russia’s attacks in Ukraine a “genocide”, with members … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy: allies finally delivering weapons Kyiv asked for

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy: allies finally delivering weapons Kyiv asked for

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks during a joint news conference with European Council President Charles Michel after their meeting, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine April 20, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 22 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said allies … Read more

Austrian leader to meet Putin in Moscow, hoping to build bridges

Austrian leader to meet Putin in Moscow, hoping to build bridges

ZURICH, April 10 (Reuters) – Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Monday, he said, adding he hoped to help build bridges between Russia and Ukraine and stop the “war of aggression”. Nehammer’s meeting would be the first face-to-face encounter between Putin and a European Union leader since Russia … Read more

Azov fighter video overshadows Zelenskiy’s address to Greek lawmakers

Azov fighter video overshadows Zelenskiy’s address to Greek lawmakers

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appears on a screen as he addresses the Greek parliament via teleconference in Athens, Greece, April 7, 2022. REUTERS/Costas Baltas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ATHENS, April 7 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskiy’s address to the Greek parliament on Thursday caused an outrage from opposition parties … 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