Russia and China sign economic agreements despite Western criticism

[1/6] Le Premier ministre russe Mikhaïl Michoustine et le premier chinois help Li Qiang a une cérémonie de signature à Pékin, en Chine. / Prize Photography: May 24, 2023 / Reuters / Thomas Peter BEIJING (Reuters) – Russia’s prime minister signed a raft of agreements with China on Wednesday during a trip to Beijing, describing … Read more

Nine dead in northern Italy floods, Formula 1 race canceled

Floods were recorded in 37 towns and cities Imola F1 Grand Prix has been cancelled The rains have subsided, but the river levels are still rising ROME (Reuters) – Nine people were killed and thousands evacuated from their homes after torrential rains hit the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, triggering floods and landslides, officials said … Read more

First, Kiev says it shot down a barrage of Russian hypersonic missiles

Kiev for the first time claimed to have shot down several Kinzhals Putin has described the nuclear-capable missile as a global strike Ukraine is preparing for a major counterattack It already claims the largest gains in a six-month battlefield KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it had shot down six Russian Kinjal hypersonic missiles … Read more

Türkiye is voting in a pivotal election that could end Erdogan’s 20-year rule

[1/8] A voter casts his ballot at a polling station during the presidential and parliamentary elections, in Hatay, Turkey, May 14, 2023. REUTERS/Emily Madi Years of economic crisis have eroded Erdogan’s support Opinion polls give opposition leader Kilicdaroglu a slight lead Erdogan is an accomplished campaigner with a loyal following ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turks voted … Read more

On the last day of the campaign, Erdogan accused the Turkish opposition of working with Biden

[1/3] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holds a gift to his supporters ahead of the presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14, in Istanbul, Turkey on May 13, 2023. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan held his last campaign rallies in Istanbul on Saturday, accusing the opposition of working with U.S. President … Read more

Israel and Islamic Jihad indicate that there will be no truce in Gaza soon

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel on Saturday ruled out an immediate truce in Gaza, saying the onus was on Palestinian militants to halt rocket fire from an arsenal it said could run out within days, while its aircraft continued strikes in Gaza. pocket. “We are not in talks for a cease-fire,” National Security Adviser Tzachi Hanegbi … Read more

South Africa rejects US accusations of shipping weapons to Russia

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African officials hit back on Friday at US accusations that a Russian ship collected weapons from a naval base near Cape Town late last year, a move investors fear could prompt sanctions from Washington. US Ambassador to South Africa Robin Brigetti said on Thursday he was confident a Russian ship under … Read more

Erdogan’s rival said he had evidence of Russia’s crackdown online ahead of the Turkish elections

Türkiye holds presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14 Opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu has a slight lead He wants to maintain good relations with Russia He says the gains in Turkish assets show the market’s confidence in him ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s main rival, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, said on Friday that his … Read more

The US debt crisis overshadows the meeting of the G7 financial leaders

Japan says the G7 may discuss the US debt crisis, and is ready to respond Biden warns of an American recession unless the ceiling is raised quickly Group of Seven to discuss ways to strengthen the global banking system Slowing inflation in China adds to fears of a global recession Yellen wants to discuss the … Read more

Ukraine says it defeated a Russian contingent, Kremlin admits ‘very difficult’ campaign

Ukraine says a Russian battalion has abandoned its positions in Bakhmut Mercenary commander Wagner says the Russian 72nd Brigade “fled” The Kremlin says the campaign is difficult, but it will take control of Bakhmut (Reuters) – A Ukrainian unit said on Wednesday it had defeated a Russian battalion near the stronghold of Pakhmut, in an … Read more